Spot boy arrested for raping woman in Mumbai

A 22-year-old spot boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a married woman at her residence in Aarey Colony in suburban Goregaon here, police said on Tuesday.

Mumbai gang-rape case: Accused want judge to recuse from trial

Three accused in the gang-rape of a telephone operator in the Shakti Mill premises have filed an application before a sessions court urging the judge to recuse herself from the trial.

Mumbai safe? 229 rapes, 8 gangrapes recorded in 8 months

Mumbai city has witnessed 237 rapes, including eight gangrapes till August this year, with police saying that in most cases, the victims knew the accused, majority of whom were either "friends and lovers" or neighbours.

Telephone operator gang-rape case: Two more witnesses depose

Two more prosecution witnesses deposed before the Sessions court in the case related to gang-rape of an 18-year-old telephone operator.

Photojournalist gang-rape case: Trial starts

The prosecution in the August 22 photojournalist gang-rape case on Thursday opened its case against the four accused.

Chargesheet filed in July 31 Shakti Mills gang-rape case

The police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet, against four accused in connection with the July 31 gang-rape of an 18-year-old telephone operator.

Man awarded death sentence for raping, killing minor

A 50-year-old man was awarded death sentence by a sessions court in connection with a 2011 case of rape and murder of a minor girl.

Journalist gang-rape: Court wants to conclude case in 2 months

The sessions court trying Mumbai gang-rape case on Monday set a deadline for itself saying it would try to conclude the hearing in 60 days.

Photojournalist gang-rape case chargesheet by Thursday: Patil

Mumbai police will on Thursday file chargesheets against five accused in photo-journalist gang-rape case, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said.

Juvenile accused of second Shakti Mills gang-rape identified

The 17-year-old minor boy who is an accused in the July 31 gang-rape case was identified by the victim and her boyfriend on Thursday.

16-year-old girl raped by boyfriend, another man in Mumbai

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her boyfriend and a 49-year-old man at suburban Bandra on different occasions, police said on Wednesday.

Mumbai journalist gang-rape: Chargesheet to be filed in a week

The chargesheet in the photo-journalist`s gang-rape case would be filed in a week`s time by Mumbai police, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said.

Women should carry knife to protect themselves: Shilpa Shetty

Urging women to become "self-reliant", Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty today recommended them to carry a knife to protect themselves from molesters.

Woman alleges Mumbai rapists raped her too

A woman alleged that she was gang-raped by three of the accused who have been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a photojournalist.

Fast-track courts need to speed up: Farhan Akhtar

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who launched the Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD) campaign earlier this year, believes that the concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name, thereby granting speedy justice to victims of rape.

Outrage in Parl over gang-rape of a Mumbai photo-journalist

Parliament on Monday witnessed outrage over the gang-rape of a young photo-journalist in Mumbai with many members demanding death for the culprits, as Government promised to take all possible steps to check such crimes.

Please respect my daughter`s privacy: Mumbai gang-rape victim`s family

The family of photo-journalist who was raped in Mumbai have asking the media to respect the privacy of their child.

Mumbai gang-rape: All 5 accused arrested, case to be tried in fast-track court

All the five accused in the gang-rape of a photo-journalist in a secluded area of a defunct mill have been arrested by police.

HC grants anticipatory bail to doctor in rape case in Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to a city-based doctor accused of raping his 27-year-old patient.

Man arrested for rape, murder of 45-yr-old woman in Thane

A man was arrested for allegedly raping and murdering a 45-year-old woman at a village here, police said on Sunday.