Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 03:17
Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was today honoured in the US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 00:19
A Delhi court, rejecting bail of a man accused of sodomising his pregnant wife, held that a victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 15:15
A victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against only because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court has observed while denying bail to a man accused of sodomising his pregnant wife.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:05
Congress leaders were heckled by a mob when they tried to visit the home of a rape victim in Hooghly district and had to return here without meeting the family.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 12:07
Sonali Mukherjee has been given a class three job in a government school Jharkhand`s Bokaro city, an official said Wednesday. She was handed over the appointment letter by Chief Minister Hemant Soren Tuesday at Bokaro.
Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:31
In yet another incident of a kangaroo court "justice", a rape victim in West Bengal`s Burdwan district was offered Rs.1 lakh to "settle the issue" and not to approach the police.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 21:03
Mired in controversies, Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Thursday committed a faux pas by revealing the name of Danish woman, who was allegedly gang-raped late on Tuesday night.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 23:45
A 60-year-old woman, who had fled her village after riots last year and later moved out of relief camp in Shahpur due to alleged government pressure, on Wednesday died due to cold near the camp.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 00:15
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Thursday gave a cheque of Rs five lakh to the family of the minor Dalit girl who was raped and killed in Pathri village of Haridwar district recently.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 22:22
A seven member BJP team, led by former Bihar minister Renu Devi, on Saturday met the parents of the 16-year-old gangrape victim and assured them of all possible help.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 13:48
Ruling Trinamool Congress on Wednesday accused the Left Front of launching a "wrong propaganda" against the state government over the suicide of a 16-year-old gang-rape victim.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:13
A Delhi court has allowed a nurse and her husband to adopt a one-year-old child, who was deserted by a teenaged rape victim.
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