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Apr 24, 2018
Know what causes rape? Porn: Madhya Pradesh home minister's bizarre notion doesn't surprise us at allWhile protests against rape incidents in Jammu's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao continue to rage across the country and worldwide, one BJP leader thinks porn causes rape. "We think the reason for rising number of child rape and molestation cases is porn. We are contemplating banning porn in Madhya Pradesh," Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh Bhupendra Singh on Tuesday was quoted as saying.
Apr 19, 2018
Despite changes in law after 2012 Delhi horror, India's rape victims denied speedy justice: Over 1,33,000 trials pending till 2016 aloneIndia launched fast-track courts and a tougher rape law that included the death penalty after a gruesome assault on a young woman shocked the country in 2012, but crime statistics indicate the situation has got worse, not better, since then.
Feb 02, 2018
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
Nov 04, 2017
Branch manager of UCO bank in Vrindaban arrested for allegedly raping 20-year-old Russian womanThe branch manager of a nationalised bank was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old Russian woman
Sep 17, 2017
Rape and the rapist: Why Indian academics are studying offenders' perspectivesAcademic studies on rape in India are beginning to examine the offenders' perspective as well
Apr 24, 2017
Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courtsThe marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe 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.
Mar 21, 2017
TV actor Pankhuri Awasthy opens up on harassment episode, will play rape survivor on screenPankhuri Awasthy admits that she was initially scared to object to sexual harassment in public places. A recent episode in Bengaluru changed that.
Dec 17, 2016
Is rape sentencing in India a joke? Judgments based on stereotypes have played pathetically important partMen who had raped unmarried virgins got higher sentences because the courts considered the survivor’s loss of virginity an irreparable damage.
Oct 09, 2016
Nashik: Teen taken into police custody after allegedly raping five-year-old girl, villagers protestA five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy at Trimbakeshwar near Nashik which led to tension as angry villagers protested at several places in the district demanding his immediate arrest, police said on Sunday.