A Delhi court has awarded 30 years jail term to two youths for kidnapping and gang-raping a Ugandan national, observing that "their act brought India in disrepute in the eyes of the world" and both of them deserve a very stern and exemplary sentence.
The CID on Friday claimed to have got some specific leads from the two persons arrested in connection with the gang rape of a 71-year-old nun in Nadia district and was planning to question the duo together to speed up the probe.
The president of Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) Cardinal Baselios Cleemis arrived in Ranaghat on Wednesday to meet the 71-year-old nun, who was gang-raped by dacoits in West Bengal's Nadia district, and said that authorities should ensure that justice is done and made visible.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Tuesday condemned the "barbaric" gangrape of a septuagenarian nun in West Bengal and said the perpetrators of such heinous crime should be given an exemplary punishment.
Days after the horrific gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun by armed dacoits in West Bengal's Nadia district, a one-member delegation from Vatican City will arrive in Kolkata on Wednesday and meet the elderly nun, according to a DNA report.
Taking cognizance of the gang rape of a septuagenarian nun in Nadia district, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said on Tuesday.
BJP National Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Sunday challenged TMC MP Derek O'Brien to hold a protest march in the city over the alleged gang-rape of a nun, the way he did in New Delhi after a church was destroyed there.
As the nation continues to be shocked after the horrific gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district in West Bengal, at least eight people have reportedly been detained by the police even as the hunt for accused continued on Sunday.
Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger daughter-in-law, Aparna Yadav on Monday staged a protest against BBC for telecasting the controversial documentary on Delhi gang-rape victim despite ban by Indian government.
Defying the ban imposed by the Indian government on the telecast of documentary film 'India's Daughter', which is based on the interview of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case, the Britain-based British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday night (3:30 am Thursday Indian time) broadcast the controversial film.
Government on Wednesday said it would not allow broadcast of a controversial documentary featuring a Nirbhaya gang-rape convict as members of Parliament, cutting across party lines, expressed outrage over the incident.