Delhi woman freed of charge of confining alleged rape victim in 1990

A woman, accused of wrongfully confining a girl who was allegedly raped by her brother 25 years ago, has been acquitted by a Delhi court.

Man acquitted of charge of raping 12-year-old cousin in Delhi

A man has been acquitted of the charges of raping his 12-year-old cousin by a Delhi court after the girl admitted that she had lodged a false complaint.

Court rejects discharge plea of Asaram's wife in rape case

A fast-track court in Gandhinagar on Monday dismissed the discharge petition filed by the self-styled godman Asaram's wife Laxmidevi, who is an accused in the rape case filed against her jailed husband.

Sexagenarian arrested for molesting 6-year-old in UP

A 62-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Rajiv Colony area here, police said on Wednesday.

Man held for trying to rape daughter-in-law in Hyderabad

An elderly man was today arrested after he allegedly tried to rape his daughter-in-law in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district, police said.

Bangla police seek acquittal of cricketer Rubel Hossain in rape case
Bangla police seek acquittal of cricketer Rubel Hossain in rape case

Bangladeshi cricketer Rubel Hossain on Monday got a clean chit in an alleged rape case filed by an aspiring actress as the police, in its final report, sought acquittal of the 'country's world cup hero'.

Court frees man charged with rape in Delhi

A man, accused of raping a girl on the pretext of marriage in 2010, has been acquitted by a Delhi court observing that the alleged victim had "enjoyed" his company for fun and had a liking for him.

Two minor sisters kidnapped, gang-raped in Badaun, UP

Two minor girls, both cousins, were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint by five people in Jareef Nagar area in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh.

Gardening contractor held for raping teenager in Palghar

A 45-year-old gardening contractor from Wada taluka was arrested today for allegedly raping a teenage girl working as a labourer, police said.

Two youths sentenced to life imprisonment for raping elderly woman

A local court today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for raping a 65-year-old woman in December, 2012.

18-year-old girl raped by village head in Poonch

An 18-year old girl was allegedly raped by a Sarpanch in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

2002 rape case: Court likely to pronounce verdict against Dera chief Ram Rahim

A Delhi court on Monday is expected to pronounce its judgement against Dera Sacha Sauda sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is accused of raping a sadhvi in his ashram in Punjab.

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Dramatic rise in rape cases registered: Govt

The number of rape cases registered has "dramatically" increased since 2013 which is a matter of "deep concern", government told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and exuded confidence that the steps being taken to deal with the issue will take effect.

Dramatic rise in rape cases registered: Govt

The number of rape cases registered has "dramatically" increased since 2013 which is a matter of "deep concern", government told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and exuded confidence that the steps being taken to deal with the issue will take effect.

Delay in lodging FIR in rape case not significant: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the delay in lodging an FIR in a rape case is not of much "significance" as the victim has to muster courage to come out in open and expose herself in a "conservative social milieu".

Rapist can be awarded lesser punishment for special reasons: SC

The Supreme Court has said that a rape convict can be awarded lesser punishment if courts find "adequate and special" reasons for doing so.

Delhi: JNU woman professor raped by PhD student

In a shocking incident, a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) female professor was raped by a PhD student of the same university, reports said on Wednesday.

Girl accuses man of raping her repeatedly in Haryana

An 18-year-old girl, a graduate student, has accused a man of raping her repeatedly, filming the act and threatening and blackmailing her with it.