One of the convicts in the Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case on Friday sought leniency by pleading in the court that his four-year-old daughter was born on the day of the crime for which he has been held guilty.
The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city police that there has been a "steep rise" in incidents of rape, molestation and eveteasing in national capital since the December 16 gangrape case and most of these occur inside the victim's house and the accused in majority of the cases is a relative or an acquaintance.
The Bombay High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to MNS leader Sudhakar Khade, who is contesting Maharashtra assembly election from Kavathe-Mahakal in Sangli district, in connection with a rape case.
An 18-year-old engineering student was seriously injured after her estranged boyfriend allegedly attacked her with a sickle on the premises of her college in Bandlaguda area here before killing himself by drinking a poisonous substance on Monday, police said.
A 25-year-old woman was found murdered under mysterious circumstances this morning at her residence in Chandni Mahal area of Central Delhi, following which her husband was detained by the police for questioning.
In a fresh twist, two girls, whose bodies were recovered from Noon river in Jalaun on October 4, have been identified after which their father and his driver were arrested for murder, a senior officer said.
Voicing concern over incidents of crime against women, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Sunday said there "is a danger of Hyderabad becoming like Delhi" and vowed to take tough measures to ensure safety of women including bringing in a "special" legislation,if needed.
An 18-year-old girl, who was in a relationship with a minor boy, immolated herself on Sunday in Lalganj area after her "lover" kept silent when a panchayat asked if he was willing to marry her, police said.