If no instant justice to rapists, such crimes will continue: Robert Vadra

Expressing shock and disgust at the rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal, Robert Vadra on Wednesday said that till there is "instant justice," no matter which strata of society the victims may belong to, such crimes will continue to happen.

Rapists should be hanged publicly: BJP MLA Usha Thakur

BJP MLA Usha Thakur on Sunday justified the killing of the rape accused by a mob in Nagaland and pitched for a law allowing rapists to be hanged in full public view to deter others from committing such offences.

Make law to "break hands and legs of rapists", demands MP

A Rajya Sabha MP Friday demanded that Parliament should enact a law to "break the hands and legs of rapists" as he expressed concern over the growing number of rapes and incidents of women atrocities.

Delhi cab rape: Accused to be presented before Delhi court today

A cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old working woman in Delhi on Friday night, was arrested soon after the crime and will be presented before a court on Monday.

Cab driver rapes a 25-yr-old woman in Delhi; arrested

A cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old working woman in Delhi on Friday night, was arrested soon after the crime and will be presented before a court on Monday.

Mobiles, western culture, indecent dressing reasons for rape: UP Police

After SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's 'ladke to ladke hain' (boys are boys) remark about rapists, Uttar Pradesh Police has listed mobile phones, western culture and indecent dressing by women as reasons for rape.

Punish the rapists, says Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in the wake of crime of against women, has urged the government of India to take stern measures against the culprits. The Padma Vibhushan awardee, who was in Coimbatore for a concert said that severe punishment should be meted out to all those who are found guilty in this heinous crime.

Rapists should be hanged: Ajay Devgn

Actor Ajay Devgn has called for capital punishment for those guilty of rape, saying this crime is worse than a murder.

Rape victims` statement be recorded directly by judicial magistrate: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that rape victims` statement be directly recorded by a judicial magistrate instead of police officials to cut short protracted proceedings.

Rapists remark: Unrepentant Mulayam says SP respects women `the most`

Mulayam Singh Yadav who is under-fire for his controversial remarks on `rapists` reportedly said on Friday that there should be no debate on what he has said.

Indian diaspora seeks strong steps against rapists

Indian diaspora was shaken by the brutal gang-rape of a young woman on Dec 16, 2012.

NCP defends Ajit Pawar`s controversial remarks on rapists

NCP defended Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar`s controversial remarks insinuating that private parts of rapists be severed.

Ajit Pawar stokes row with his remarks on rapists

Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Monday kicked up a controversy with his remarks insinuating that private parts of rapists be severed.

Now three cops turn rapists; teenager gang-raped in J&K, two arrested

A day after death sentence was given to four accused in the Delhi gang-rape case and it was expected that this verdict may act as a deterrent, three police men in J&K allegedly abducted and gang-raped a teenage girl.

Don`t ask for death penalty but certainty of punishment: Azmi

Death penalty for rapists will delay the process of justice and instead the need of the hour is to ask for certainty of punishment, feels noted actress Shabana Azmi.

Death penalty for child rapists should be consider

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj`s demand for death penalty to child rapists on Sunday got the backing of CPI(M) which said it was open to the idea.

Five Delhi girls brutalised in April, 393 rapes since Jan 1

The five-year Delhi girl, brutalised by a neighbour earlier this week, is the fifth minor to have fallen prey to rapists this month. In many of the 393 rapes since Jan 1, the accused were known to the victims, police records show.

`Court sympathy for rapists will encourage others`

Ruling out any sympathy for rapists, Delhi HC has said that those who have ruined the lives of young girls for the "satisfaction of their sexual lust" should not be let off lightly.

Abolishing death penalty: Par panel members for broader debate

Majority of the members of a Parliamentary panel on Thursday supported capital punishment for rapists in cases where the victim either dies or is left in a persistent vegetative state.

Nikam opposes death penalty for rapists

A top lawyer has said death penalty is not the ultimate solution to curb such cases and suggested longer jail term.