Rape Cases News
Supreme Court bans two-finger rape test: Why the ‘unscientific’ exam is regressive and sexist
The apex court came down heavily on the practice of the two-finger test to gauge rape, saying it re-victimises and re-traumatises women. This examination is based on the patriarchal assumption that a woman who is sexually active is less likely to have been assaulted
Jharkhand: Villagers set ablaze two men accused of rape; family tries to burn victim alive in another case
In the first case, two youths accused of raping a girl have been beaten up and set on fire by a mob in Gumla district, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured
Minor girl from Bhopal befriended on PUBG, gang-raped by three men; police arrest accused
The three accused also blackmailed the girl by threatening to upload her objectionable video online if she resisted their advances, said the police
To stop horrors like Hathras and Balrampur, we need to groom parents of tomorrow
We can’t change today’s parents much. We can only mould tomorrow’s parents by paying attention to what they are being taught today
That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with three rape claims, released few hours after posting bond
The three counts of rape by force or fear against Danny Masterson were filed Tuesday, and an arrest warrant issued
Muzaffarpur's decline from Mahatma's Satyagraha to shelter home rapes is India's recent history in nutshell
It would not be wrong to say that Muzaffarpur is a microcosm of India today and Brajesh Thakur, who ran a girls-shelter house there and stands accused of raping them, is a symbol of morbid depravity that afflicts the country’s social and political life.
Uttar Pradesh no safe place for women: Rape followed by murder rises as convictions remain low, juveniles get little care
Meanwhile, the deadly cocktail of rape and murder is being played out at a horrible frequency.
Delhi alone records nearly 40 percent of total rape cases in major cities, reveals NCRB data
Delhi has reported the maximum number of rape cases amongst 19 major cities at 40 percent, besides the highest crime rate in 2016, according to the data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Thursday.
Honeypreet Insan resurfaces, rubbishes allegations about relationship with Ram Rahim Singh; says may surrender today
After absconding for over a month, Ram Rahim Singh's daughter Honeypreet may finally surrender before a court in Panchkula court today, reports say
Delhi sees fall in rape cases even as murders rise in first quarter, reveals crime data
The first quarter of 2017 under new Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik has seen an increase in the number of murders, attempts to murder, burglary and theft in the national capital.
When sex education helped 11-year-old Thane girl realise she had been raped
A 11-year-old tribal girl from Nallasopara in Thane district of Maharashtra realised that she had been raped by two people on different occasions when her teacher imparted sex education lessons at a school, a police official said on Tuesday.
SC slams Madras HC order, says mediation in rape case is against woman's dignity
After a Madras High Court judge granted bail to a rape accused so that he can meet the victim for a possible "mediation", the Supreme Court slammed the Tamil Nadu judge for his attitude which is against the "dignity of a woman."
Cong targets Gadkari for comments on rape of nun in Bengal, says rape and religion shouldn't be linked
The Goa Congress has criticised central minister Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment wherein he raked up the religion of two Bangladeshis who were arrested for raping a nun in West Bengal last month.
#PadsAgainstSexism: German artist uses sanitary napkins to bat for feminism and is wildly cheered
At a time when crimes against women is growing unabated, an artist from Germany chose a new way to promote awareness on violence against women and feminism.
Nagaland lynching: College and school girls shielded lynch mob
Three senior officials of Dimapur, including the SP and the Central jail chief, were suspended on Friday, a day after a rape suspect was dragged out of the prison and lynched by a mob in this Nagaland town where the situation was stated to be tense but under control.
Nagaland lynching: Dimapur returning to normalcy but curfew still on
The situation in Dimapur, Nagaland's commercial hub, is slowly returning to normalcy following the lynching of a rape accused, with Section 144 CrPC continuing to be in force in the town.
PM Modi attacks Kejriwal but gives a miss to women safety issue in Delhi
The city has earned the infamous tag of “rape capital”. According to recent Delhi Police data, six rape and 14 molestation cases are reported here everyday. However, the city police claim that it solved 90 percent of the cases.
Uber driver was repeat sexual offender: The sordid history of Shiv Kumar Yadav
In 2011, Shiv Kumar Yadav spent seven months in a jail in Delhi for allegedly raping a woman who worked at a pub in Gurgaon.
Delhi Uber rape case: Govt promises steps to bring offender to justice
Government will take all necessary steps to bring to justice the driver of Uber cab service who had allegedly raped a woman passenger here last week.
AAP promises 2 lakh toilets for women, fast-track courts for rape cases in Delhi
Two lakh public toilets for women, new courts to fast-track rape cases and Wi-Fi connected CCTV cameras were some of the promises made by the AAP Wednesday in the second round of its 'Delhi Dialogue' programme which focused on women.