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Oct 29, 2018
#MeToo in India: Survivors should take cue from Rupan Deol Bajaj, make their fights razor-sharp, legally tenableRupan Deol Bajaj secured a conviction under two archaic sections of the Indian Penal Code, invoking them exclusively for the first time in 128 years since the IPC was drafted by the British in 1860.
Aug 15, 2018
Hapur 'rape' survivor beaten by accused lawyer's colleagues: Family alleges threat to life as police await evidenceA 34-year-old single mother was allegedly attacked by a mob of lawyers at the Hapur district court for pursuing a rape case against a lawyer; the family now claims they can't even engage a lawyer for the case
Jun 06, 2018
Man from Rajasthan arrested for allegedly raping 13-year-old daughter for six monthsA 13-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by her father for six months, following which he was arrested from Rajasthan's Jhalawar district
Apr 02, 2018
Marital rape not an offence but wife can sue husband for forced 'unnatural sex', observes Gujarat HCThe Gujarat High Court on Monday observed that non-consensual intercourse by a husband cannot be dubbed as rape. However, it also stated that subjecting his married partner to have oral or unnatural sex was akin to cruelty.
May 21, 2017
Four booked for raping minor girl in Rajasthan's Sikar district, sharing obscene video on social mediaFour youths have been booked by police in Sikar district for circulating an obscene video of a teenage girl after allegedly abducting and raping her
Apr 19, 2017
Former French diplomat Pascal Mazurier acquitted on charges of raping his minor daughter by Bengaluru courtPascal Mazurier, a suspended French consular official was acquitted of the charge of raping his minor daughter by a Bengaluru court, on the grounds that he was "falsely implicated" and was innocent
Jul 30, 2016
Mahmood Farooqui, 'Peepli Live' co-director, convicted for raping a US womanA Delhi court on Saturday convicted Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui for raping a 35-year-old US woman who had come down to India for research related work.
Mar 25, 2016
Four-year-old raped in Uttar Pradesh: Case filed against absconding accused, say copsA 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in a village in Shamli district, police said on Friday. Nitin (24) took her to a field in Kheri Furkan village last evening and raped her, they said.
Nov 04, 2014
Forceful but not forced: Delhi HC's rape verdict stirs up controversyIn its judgement, the HC overturned a trial court order which had awarded life term to a man who raped a woman while drunk, causing in her death.
Apr 23, 2014
Outer wall of defunct Shakti Mills compound secured: PWD to HCPublic Works Department (PWD) officials informed Justice NM Jamdar that they have completed securing of the outer wall of the mills' premises by fencing it with barbed wire and a gate.