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33,707 rape cases registered in India in 2013, MP tops list

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:17

Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases, followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in 2013 across the country which witnessed over 33,707 such incidents.

India - No country for girls!

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 11:21

Can I walk on my own? Will I be safe today? Do I actually have the right to live freely? These are just some questions I ask myself every day. <br><br> There has been an unprecedented number heinous acts committed against women lately, whether it be rape or domestic violence. Justice is still pending for countless women in the country and the nation has failed to deliver what it promised since Independence - equality and justice for all.

India - No country for girls!

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:21

Can I walk on my own? Will I be safe today? Do I actually have the right to live freely? These are just some questions I ask myself every day. There has been an unprecedented number heinous acts committed against women lately, whether it be rape or domestic violence. Justice is still pending for countless women in the country and the nation has failed to deliver what it promised since Independence - equality and justice for all.

Over 23,000 rape cases pending HCs; 309 in apex court

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 14:56

Nearly 24,000 rape cases are pending in various high courts of the country while more than 8000 of them have been disposed of in the last three years, government said today.

‘Enjoy rape’ shocker: CBI director Ranjit Sinha expresses regret, is that enough?

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 11:50

Facing flak from all quarters, CBI director Ranjit Sinha tendered an apology for his remark that ‘rape should be enjoyed if it can’t be prevented’.

China asks India to ensure safety of its nationals

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 19:14

China on Friday asked India to enhance protection of its citizens in the wake of rape of a Chinese girl in the national capital.

Rape common problem around the world: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 11:36

Rape is a common problem around the world and not just in India, though they might have different attitude towards the crime, according to a report.

Strengthen ‘legal regime against rape’ in India: UN rights chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 11:34

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay asked the Indian government to strengthen the country`s legal regime to get rid of the "terrible scourge".

`SC norms on rape trial not being followed strictly`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 10:12

Eighteen years ago, the Supreme Court had laid down guidelines for trial courts for dealing with rape cases in a "sensitive manner".

Iran hangs five rapists in public

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 21:57

Five convicted rapists were Thursday hanged publicly in a park in Iran`s southwestern city of Yasouj, Xinhua reported.

Delhi gang-rape case: Amitabh Bachchan slams media

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 12:53

The gang rape of a 23-year-old paramedical student almost 10 days ago in the national capital has shaken one and all.

‘Who is a child?’ Centre to examine definition

Last Updated: Monday, August 03, 2009, 22:41

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it was examining the issue of removing the anomalies in the definition of a child in various existing laws which were coming in way of checking the menace of child marriage.