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Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today
India

Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today

Minutes after the Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to 24 January, the court recalled its adjournment order and listed the matter to be heard on Thursday itself

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done
India

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done

Seeking to be declared a juvenile at the time of occurrence of the 2012 Delhi gangrape, convict Pawan Kumar Gupta alleged that his ossification test was not conducted by the investigating officers

'Don't insult Veer Savarkar': Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut warns Rahul Gandhi over remark; BJP slams Congress leader's jibe at 'national icon'
India

'Don't insult Veer Savarkar': Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut warns Rahul Gandhi over remark; BJP slams Congress leader's jibe at 'national icon'

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut warned Maharashtra ally Congres to not 'insult' Damodar Savarkar and that there will be 'no compromises' the Hindutva icon

Nation hails  'justice' meted out in Kathua rape and murder case but sexual assaults continue unabated; 13 cases reported in two weeks
India

Nation hails 'justice' meted out in Kathua rape and murder case but sexual assaults continue unabated; 13 cases reported in two weeks

The fact that the legal system in India does not deter rapists is evident in the number of reports of rapes that came in even after news of the Kathua verdict spread.

Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to Centre on registration of marital rape cases, calls for clear guidelines
India

Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to Centre on registration of marital rape cases, calls for clear guidelines

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Central government to ensure that there is a clear guideline for registration of cases related to marital rape under framed guidelines and laws.

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India
India

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India

Journalist Priyanka Dubey spent six years travelling across India to document cases of rape and sexual assault. Her reportage, compiled in a book, presents a stark picture of the problem, and looks at the path ahead.

Punjab Police launch hunt to nab 10 men who gangraped 21-year-old woman near Ludhiana
India

Punjab Police launch hunt to nab 10 men who gangraped 21-year-old woman near Ludhiana

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly raped by 10 men near Issewal village on the banks of the Sidwan canal, about 15 kilometres from Ludhiana, after the car she was travelling in with her friend was stopped and she was dragged out, the police said on Monday.

UN calls incidences of sexual assaults on young girls in India and Pakistan 'heart breaking'
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UN calls incidences of sexual assaults on young girls in India and Pakistan 'heart breaking'

sexual assault on young girls in India and Pakistan are "heart breaking", the spokesperson of the UN chief said, underlining that the world body is trying to address the issue through access to education and women empowerment

Branch manager of UCO bank in Vrindaban arrested for allegedly raping 20-year-old Russian woman
India

Branch manager of UCO bank in Vrindaban arrested for allegedly raping 20-year-old Russian woman

The branch manager of a nationalised bank was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old Russian woman

Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectives
Life

Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectives

Academic studies on rape in India are beginning to examine the offenders' perspective as well

Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courts
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Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courts

The marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.

Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murky
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Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murky

The petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.

Is rape sentencing in India a joke? Judgments based on stereotypes have played pathetically important part
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Is rape sentencing in India a joke? Judgments based on stereotypes have played pathetically important part

Men who had raped unmarried virgins got higher sentences because the courts considered the survivor’s loss of virginity an irreparable damage.

Raj Thackeray, forget about chopping rapists' limbs; ensure safety for women instead
India

Raj Thackeray, forget about chopping rapists' limbs; ensure safety for women instead

When politicians make noisy bombastic statements about killing rapists, it’s a neat little diversion from work.

Rise in cases of rape and molestation in Mumbai, says Praja Foundation survey
Mumbai

Rise in cases of rape and molestation in Mumbai, says Praja Foundation survey

Crimes like rape and molestation have witnessed almost a three-fold increase in the metropolis since 2010-11 according to a Praja Foundation survey

No lesson learnt from Dec 16 gangrape: Only 28% of rape trials led to convictions in 2014
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No lesson learnt from Dec 16 gangrape: Only 28% of rape trials led to convictions in 2014

Only 4944 people were convicted for rape, whereas a whopping 12,705 accused were acquitted this year.

Village panchayat may exile Valmiki: Sorry, hounding her rapist isn't justice for Aruna Shanbaug
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Village panchayat may exile Valmiki: Sorry, hounding her rapist isn't justice for Aruna Shanbaug

When Aruna Shanbaug died after lying in a vegetative state in a Mumbai hospital for over four decades, many naturally wondered whatever happened to the man who sexually assaulted her.

Shame the rapist campaign: Activist Sunitha Krishnan gets 90 videos from rape survivors
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Shame the rapist campaign: Activist Sunitha Krishnan gets 90 videos from rape survivors

Daily Mail has reported that Krishnan has been flooded with at least 90 more videos of rape, mostly submitted by rape survivors.

Unshamed and unapologetic: Why rape survivor Suzette Jordan's voice mattered
Life

Unshamed and unapologetic: Why rape survivor Suzette Jordan's voice mattered

In the cacophony surrounding violence against Indian women, we need more voices like Suzette's.

What will people say: Why India is up in arms over the Dec 16 BBC documentary
India

What will people say: Why India is up in arms over the Dec 16 BBC documentary

India’s Daughter is doing something that Indians fear. It’s washing our dirty laundry in public. India’s Daughter might as well have been called India’s Shame.