rape cases

In 94.6% cases of rape, accused known to victim: NCRB

In 94.6% cases of rape, accused known to victim: NCRB

Girls and women are more vulnerable to their own relatives and acquaintances than unknown persons on the issue of sex-related crimes, data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) "Crime in India 2016" report has indicated.

Dec 04, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Adopted daughter of Ram Rahim moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

Adopted daughter of Ram Rahim moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

An international alert has been sounded against Honeypreet.

Sep 25, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

In 5 years, 277% rise in rape cases reported in Delhi

 The number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years, registering an increase of 277 percent from 572 in 2011 to 2,155 in 2016, according to data released recently by the Delhi Police.

Jul 10, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
'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.

Apr 21, 2017, 08:07 AM IST
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.

Jul 18, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

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.

Mar 27, 2016, 00:23 AM IST
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.

Dec 21, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
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.

Dec 13, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

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.

Oct 21, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

'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.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

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Aug 20, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

DNA: Mulayum Singh rape remark-When will such insensitive remarks by politicians stop?

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh on Tuesday made yet another controversial remark on the issue of rape incidents taking place in the country, saying that while one person commits rape, four are

Aug 19, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Mulayam courts controversy again, says 'rape by four not possible'

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh on Tuesday made yet another controversial remark on the issue of rape incidents taking place in the country, saying that while one person commits rape, four are

Aug 19, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Bombay HC asks govt to respond to PIL on alleged "false" rape cases

 The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked Maharashtra government to respond to a petition alleging registration of false rape cases and seeking framing of guidelines to ensure that innocent persons were not booked.

Jul 08, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

No mediation in rape cases, rules Supreme Court

Overturning Madras High Court's controversial directive allowing a rapist to mediate with the victim, the Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that a woman's body is her temple and there should be n

Jul 01, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Madras HC asking rapists to settle matter 'unethical': Legal experts

Terming the recently delivered order of the Madras High Court that directed the rapist to mediate with the victim as "illegal" and "unwarranted", legal eagles pitched for delivering justice instead of referring it for "settlement".

Jun 28, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Bombay HC upholds conviction of 67-year-old for raping minor girls

 The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 67-year-old man for sexually assaulting two minor girls after observing that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Jun 01, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

DNA: Abu Azrael, the 'Archangel of Death' for ISIS

Abu Azrael, an Iraqi soldier, dubbed the “father of the archangel of death”, has gained celebrity status for his role in fighting back against Islamic State.

Mar 20, 2015, 00:04 AM IST