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4 get life sentence for raping female defence official

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court Judge S S Gosavi yesterday held the four -- Deepak Jawale, Abhay Purey, Vijay Bade and Sunil Ekhande -- guilty of rape and slapped a fine of Rs five lakh on each one of them.

DNA: Amidst repeated cross examinations and court proceedings, will Uber rape victim get justice?

The Supreme Court stayed the March 4 Delhi High Court order permitting the repeat cross-examination of the Delhi Uber rape case victim and other witnesses by accused Shiv Kumar Yadav.But how long will it take for the Indian law to attribute justice to the victim?

Dhaula Kuan gangrape: Court rejects plea of poor background

The plea of "poor family background" of the convicts did not cut ice with a Delhi court which awarded life imprisonment to all five of them in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case.

Constitution Amendment Bill on clemency tabled

A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

No consensus on death penalty for rape

Central and state governments on Friday failed to evolve a consensus on death penalty for rape convicts.