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'Maatr' movie review: Raveena Tandon’s comeback film is raw and compelling

'Maatr' movie review: Raveena Tandon’s comeback film is raw and compelling

In an author-backed role, which is touted to be her come-back film, Raveena with her steely hauteur is utterly arresting in this provocative film.

20-year-old married woman  raped  in Rajasthan's Bundi district

20-year-old married woman raped in Rajasthan's Bundi district

A 20-year-old married woman was allegedly raped by a man in Nandgaon village here, police said on Monday.

Rape cases: DCW chief appeals to Home Minister to convene high-level meet

In the wake of recent incidents of two minors being allegedly raped in the national capital, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday appealed to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to convene a high-level meeting of the Centre and the state.

This cabbie was about to rape sleeping girl passenger when this happened – Watch

This cabbie was about to rape sleeping girl passenger when this happened – Watch

At a time when a debate is raging across the country if women are safer in country three years after a gang-rape in a moving bus on the roads of Delhi, a short film on the issue has gone viral.

Delhi's shame: Five rape cases reported this week alone

Delhi's shame: Five rape cases reported this week alone

In the first incident, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped over a period of time by her father in northwest Delhi’s Bhalswa Dairy area.

Despite 9 fast track courts, trial pending in 93% rape cases

 Despite there being fast track courts to deal with rape cases, trial of more than 93 per cent of them are pending for the last three years.

'Failed live-in relationships leading to rape cases'

 Failed relationships leading to separation of live-in partners and non-fulfillment of promise of marriage despite having physical relation, are major reasons behind rape cases registered by Delhi Police.

Rape laws on minor girls; SC makes NCW party to PIL

 The Supreme Court on Friday made the National Commission for Women (NCW) a party to a PIL challenging constitutional validity of a provision in rape laws that permits "intrusive sexual intercourse with a girl child aged between 15 to 18 years" by the husband.

No corroboration needed if rape victim's statement reliable: Bombay HC

 The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 23-year-old man for raping a minor girl while observing that if the statement of a rape victim is trustworthy and reliable, further corroboration is not needed.