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Mentally challenged teenage girl allegedly raped by 50-year-old man in Thane
Mumbai

Mentally challenged teenage girl allegedly raped by 50-year-old man in Thane

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 nabs one in case of rape videos being circulating on social media
India

CBI nabs one in case of rape videos being circulating on social media

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.

West Bengal nun rape: Strongest action will be taken, says Mamata
India

West Bengal nun rape: Strongest action will be taken, says Mamata

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.

Delay in lodging FIR in a rape case not significant, rules SC
India

Delay in lodging FIR in a rape case not significant, rules SC

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".

Uber cab rape case: Re-examination of victim continues
India

Uber cab rape case: Re-examination of victim continues

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.

Shocker in Dimapur lynching: Gogoi claims medical reports show 'no rape'
India

Shocker in Dimapur lynching: Gogoi claims medical reports show 'no rape'

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.

In a bid to address gender-based violence, Brazilian lawmakers recognise 'feminicide'
World

In a bid to address gender-based violence, Brazilian lawmakers recognise 'feminicide'

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.

Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined on Thursday
Delhi

Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined on Thursday

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.

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley dumps Rs 1,000 crore into Nirbhaya fund, but who is going to use it?
India

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley dumps Rs 1,000 crore into Nirbhaya fund, but who is going to use it?

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.

Rape videos on WhatsApp: SC orders CBI probe, seeks response from Centre
India

Rape videos on WhatsApp: SC orders CBI probe, seeks response from Centre

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.

Sexual harassment is not erotic: Publishing steamy excerpts from Pachauri's novel now is wrong
Life

Sexual harassment is not erotic: Publishing steamy excerpts from Pachauri's novel now is wrong

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.

Uber cab rape case: Delhi court refuses to stay proceedings
India

Uber cab rape case: Delhi court refuses to stay proceedings

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.

Rail Budget: Govt to spend part of Nirbhaya fund to install CCTV cameras for women's safety
India

Rail Budget: Govt to spend part of Nirbhaya fund to install CCTV cameras for women's safety

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.

Uber cab rape case: Delhi HC refuses to stay trial proceedings
India

Uber cab rape case: Delhi HC refuses to stay trial proceedings

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.

Gangrape of Japanese tourist: Chargesheet filed against 9, including tour guide
India

Gangrape of Japanese tourist: Chargesheet filed against 9, including tour guide

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.

Rohtak gangrape: Eight arrested, ninth accused reportedly commits suicide
India

Rohtak gangrape: Eight arrested, ninth accused reportedly commits suicide

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.

Scratch marks on neck of Uber rape victim suggest strangulation: Doctor
India

Scratch marks on neck of Uber rape victim suggest strangulation: Doctor

A woman doctor who conducted the medical examination of the executive allegedly raped by a Uber taxi driver told a court in New Delhi.

Badaun horror: Constable pushes 17-year-old girl off the roof of building
India

Badaun horror: Constable pushes 17-year-old girl off the roof of building

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.

Ahmedabad: Four men kill 22-year-old girl for resisting rape
India

Ahmedabad: Four men kill 22-year-old girl for resisting rape

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.

Thane: Minor girl gangraped by three youth; one held
Mumbai

Thane: Minor girl gangraped by three youth; one held

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.