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Women misuse rape law to force lovers to marry them: Delhi HC

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 18:12

Penal provisions for rape are often being misused by women as "weapon for vengeance and vendetta" to harass and blackmail their male friends by filing false cases to extort money and to force them get married, the Delhi High Court has said.

5,368 cases of child rape reported in 2009: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 18:10

At least 5,368 cases of child rape were reported in 2009 with Madhya Pradesh accounting for the maximum of 20 per cent cases followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.