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Maharashtra amends prison rules; no parole for rapists, murderers

Maharashtra amends prison rules; no parole for rapists, murderers

Convicts serving jail sentence for crimes like rape, murder and dacoity in Maharashtra will henceforth not get "regular" parole.

Judges must not hesitate to give severest punishment to rapists: Court

Observing that judges must not hesitate to "use the sword of justice with utmost severity" if the offences are grave in nature, a Delhi court dealing exclusively with sexual offences against women has sentenced to life a 68-year-old man for raping his step-daughter consistently over eight years and forcing her to give birth to two children.

Teenage girl raped in Jammu

The victim's father complained that his daughter had gone to nearby fields for grazing cattle in Parade Gharota belt here and did not return back.

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Earlier, the wrestler had shared a patriotic poem in his Facebook post, after the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) controversy.

Appalling! Millionaire rapist claims 'I accidentally fell and penetrated her'

Appalling! Millionaire rapist claims 'I accidentally fell and penetrated her'

Ehsan Abdulaziz allegedly forced himself on the 18-year-old on the sofa of his Maida Vale flat.

Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

The Supreme Court has dubbed those committing sexual crimes against minors as animals and decried they deserve no mercy.

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".

Watch: Mumbai cops find new secret agents in housewives!

In order to curb sexual violence in the city, Mumbai police have turned to housewives for help. A team of five women ‘detectives’ in Antop Hill and Wadala have been trained to work ‘as the eyes and ears’ of the police to track anti-social elements.

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.