Haryana Police arrests man for raping minor daughter, poisoning her to conceal crime; absconding accused nabbed in Indore
The Haryana Police has arrested a man who allegedly raped his daughter and killed her by administering rat poison in a bid to conceal his crime
Odisha tribal girl raped for months by husband of residential school headmistress; cops arrest accused after minor found pregnant
A Class VII student of a state-run residential school in Odisha's Koraput district was raped for months allegedly by the headmistress' husband, who has been arrested after she was found to be three months pregnant, police said on Saturday.
After Hyderabad, Unnao cases four men gangrape 17-yr-old in Haryana's Palwal for the second time in one year
A 17-year-old girl, who had accused four men of her village in Palwal district earlier this year of raping her, has alleged the four kidnapped and raped her again early this week, said police on Friday
Hyderabad encounter reprehensible, but reaction to it brings to fore collective collapse of faith in India’s criminal justice system
We must be careful here. While taking a moral position on custodial killings, we should equally note the collective collapse of citizen’s faith in India’s criminal justice system and due process of law. What prompted such jubilation among public on the perpetrators getting killed without trial?
Hyderabad rape and murder case: Telangana HC directs state govt to preserve bodies of four accused till 9 Dec
The Telangana High Court on Friday directed the state government to preserve the bodies of four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian till 8 pm on 9 December
After the gruesome rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian last week, the debate on women's safety in the country has been reignited.
Ecuador denies granting asylum to Nithyananda, says rape accused 'godman' presumably on his way to Haiti
The embassy of Ecuador, in a statement, categorically denied that the fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda was given asylum by it or has been helped by its government in purchasing any land or island in South America near or far from Ecuador
Hyderabad encounter killings achieve little more than satiating collective bloodlust, delaying meaningful action against rape culture
A move such as the Hyderabad encounter killings is not likely to make any significant dent in the problem of our country’s heinous rape culture.
Over 91% of Nirbhaya Fund unused, says Centre: Politicians fulminating over rape cases must put their money where their mouth is
The Centre informed Parliament that five states and a Union Territory have not utilised a single penny of the Nirbhaya Fund granted to them by the Union Home Ministry to firm up women's safety.
Hyderabad rape and murder: Regressive worldview, acute failure of laws — has anything really changed between 2012 and now?
Has anything at all changed with regard to rape in India between 2012 and now? Would anything change if all of those men had been strung up from the nearest pole?
Sense of entitlement, victim-blaming most common traits of sexual offenders, says researcher who interviewed 100 rape convicts
Systematic structural changes that address everyday normalised misogynistic attitudes and behaviours are more important than straight away jump to find an all-in-one solution for rapes, says Madhumita Pandey, a lecturer of criminology who interviewed 100 rape convicts
Hyderabad rape and murder: Need systematic approach, not mob-pleasing reactions to tackle sexual violence against women
The brutal gangrape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad last Thursday has left the nation in a state of shock. As we are made to revisit the trauma of 2012 Delhi gangrape case, this could be an opportune moment to reassess where we are going wrong in tackling sexual violence and why the menace has gotten worse since the gruesome assault on the 23-year-old paramedic despite stringent laws and fast-track courts.
Akshay Kumar backing Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati may be a welcome change from him hijacking women's stories
It might be for optics but for now, one can celebrate the fact that Bhumi Pednekar has been positioned as the hero of Durgavati, and Akshay Kumar the presenter.
Man, Woman #MeToo: Discovery's new documentary analyses patriarchy and its various ramifications in Indian society
Man, Woman #MeToo features specialists who explain the reasons of India's inherent patriarchy through real-life examples and case studies.
Daily Bulletin: 3 cops suspended over delay in filing FIR in Hyderabad rape and murder case; Maha Assembly to elect Speaker; Islamic State claims London attack; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: 3 cops suspended over delay in filing FIR in Hyderabad rape and murder case; Maha Assembly to elect Speaker; Islamic State claims London attack; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh to address rallies in Jharkhand; day's top stories
Akshay Kumar maintained a firm stance on the need for tough, strict laws in order to avoid such events, adding, "We need stricter laws. This needs to STOP!"
K-pop singer Jung Joon-young sentenced to six years in jail on charges of rape, sharing secret videos
Jung Joon-young’s conviction also includes the illegal distribution of other videos he took secretly while having sex with women
Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law
The Supreme Court has noted that no scheme for compensation existed for victims of sexual abuse under POCSO and ordered that victims under POCSO should be compensated under Compensation Scheme for Women victims/Survivors of Sexual assault/other crimes of NALSA.
Mardaani 2 director apologises for miscommunication, says film's intention was not to tarnish Kota's reputation
Kota residents had met Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, also a Member of Parliament from Kota, to voice their concerns regarding the trailer of Mardaani 2
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court defers judgment till 12 December due to ongoing lawyers' strike in National Capital
A Delhi court on Thursday deferred by a month its judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur