The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Union Home Ministry on an activist's plea seeking quashing of the FIR lodged against him for screening the controversial banned documentary 'India's Daughter'.
Just two days after a teenage girl died after she and her mother were thrown out of a moving bus for resisting molestation, a case of alleged gang-rape of a young woman has been reported from Moga, Punjab.
A Delhi court on Monday recorded statements of two prosecution witnesses, including a magistrate, in a case in which a 52-year-old Danish woman was allegedly gang-raped by eight persons here last year.
The Supreme Court on Monday granted two weeks time to one of the two advocates, accused of making derogatory remarks against women in a BBC documentary on the December 16 gangrape case, to file response to a plea of women lawyers' body which has sought action against them.
The government has made the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry the nodal agency for the Nirbhaya Fund in place of Home Ministry, which could utilise only one per cent of the pool set up after the brutal gang-rape of December 16, 2012.
Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, on Friday expressed shock and disgust over the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal and pressed for instant justice against such heinous crimes which bring shame to the country.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy was on Monday blocked here by angry protestors for nearly an hour demanding immediate arrest of culprits in the gangrape of the nun of a convent school in Nadia district.
Members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought stern action to check growing attacks on minorities citing instances of rape of a 70-year-old nun in Bengal and demolition of a church in Haryana, with the government saying communal amity must be maintained at all costs.