A mentally challenged teenaged girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by a 50-year-old man at a village in the district, police said on Sunday.
CBI has arrested a suspected sex offender who purportedly appeared in one of the sex videos handed over to the agency by the Supreme Court for investigations.
With police yet to arrest those behind the alleged gangrape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent in Nadia, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said "strongest action" will be taken against them.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the delay in lodging an FIR in a rape case is not of much "significance" as the victim has to muster courage to come out in open and expose herself in a "conservative social milieu".
The re-examination of the woman, allegedly raped by a driver of Uber cab service provider, continued today in a Delhi court where the accused asked her about her visit to a Gurgaon hotel with her friends before the incident.
In a shocking twist to the Nagaland lynching case, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said that 'unconfirmed medical reports' claim the complainant in the case was not raped.
Brazilian lawmakers have approved a bill recognizing "feminicide," or the killing of a woman because of her gender in a country where 50,000 women lost their lives through violence over the past decade, according to government figures.
Hours after the Delhi High Court allowed the accused driver who is facing trial in the Uber cab rape case to recall 13 prosecution witnesses, a court here today said the victim will be cross-examined tomorrow.
The only occasion when Jaitley mentioned women's safety was when he added Rs 1,000 crores to the existent Rs 1,000 crores in the Nirbhaya fund.
Taking suo motu note of a letter on posting of two rape videos on WhatsApp, the Supreme Court on Friday asked CBI to launch a probe "forthwith" to nab the culprits and sought responses from the Centre and governments of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Delhi and Telangana.
It is highly unbecoming of the self proclaimed conscience keepers of the society indulging in a sleaze fest over an issue as serious as harassment.
A Delhi court on Thursday refused to stay proceedings in the Uber cab rape case till pronouncement of order by Delhi High Court on the accused driver's plea for recall of witnesses.
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu announced today that a part of the money from the Nirbhaya Fund will be used to boost safety of women travellers on trains.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the ongoing proceedings before a trial court in a rape case in which the Uber Cab driver is facing prosecution for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in December last year.
Twelve days after a Japanese tourist was allegedly raped by a 'guide', Jaipur Police on Friday filed a chargesheet against the main accused and eight others, who allegedly colluded with him, for the offences of kidnapping and gangrape.
The Haryana Police had on Monday arrested eight youths in Rohtak and promised action in case of any lapse by its personnel. A ninth accused, who was absconding, has reportedly committed suicide in Delhi’s Bawana area after consuming poison on Monday evening, the Indian Express reported quoting police officials.
A woman doctor who conducted the medical examination of the executive allegedly raped by a Uber taxi driver told a court in New Delhi.
In yet another crime against a girl in the infamous Badaun, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly pushed from the terrace of the Ujhani police station.
A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of Ahmedabad.
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three youths at Vasai in Palghar district. One of the accused has been arrested on Monday, police said.