Bombay HC upholds conviction of 67-year-old for raping minor girls

 The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 67-year-old man for sexually assaulting two minor girls after observing that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

DNA: Abu Azrael, the 'Archangel of Death' for ISIS

Abu Azrael, an Iraqi soldier, dubbed the “father of the archangel of death”, has gained celebrity status for his role in fighting back against Islamic State.

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SC raps Centre for inaction on complaint against rape videos

 The Supreme Court today took strong exception to alleged inaction by the Centre for over 20 days on a complaint relating to posting of two rape videos on WhatsApp and asked the CBI to catch the person who first uploaded them.

291 rape cases registered in Delhi in Jan-Feb this year

Over 290 cases of rape have been registered in the first two months of this year, government said in Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Rohtak rape-murder: Haryana DGP inspects crime scene, still no arrests made

Even as the Haryana Police claimed to have got “vital clues” against the perpetrators of rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman in Rohtak, state Director General of Police YP Singhal is visited the crime spot and held confabulations with the members of the SIT and other senior po

Japanese man arrested for raping, filming 100 women

The police in Japan have arrested a man suspected of sedating and raping up to 100 women on the pretext of conducting medical tests on them, while he filmed his misdeeds and posted them on the internet, media reports said Tuesday.

Take Rs 41,000, forget rape: Panchayat in Bihar tells victim

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar has ordered one of its members accused of raping a Mahadalit woman to pay her Rs.41,000 and asked the victim to not report the incident, police said Saturday.

UP registers 55 percent rise in rape cases in 2013

Under the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, Uttar Pradesh has recorded a steep rise in the number of rape cases in 2013 as compared to the previous year.

Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.

33,707 rape cases registered in India in 2013, MP tops list

Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases, followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in 2013 across the country which witnessed over 33,707 such incidents.

Won`t lose, will work hard for people of UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Under attack from several quarters over rising rape cases and deteriorating law and order situation in his state, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday that he wont succumb to his criticism and continue to work hard for the people in Uttar Pradesh.

BJP set to corner SP in Parliament over rising rape cases in UP

With the Parliament resuming its normal business, the ruling BJP is set to corner the Samajwadi Party led By Mulayam Singh Yadav over rising incidents of crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh.

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.

Army jawan, man held in rape cases in J&K

Two persons, including an Army jawan, were arrested in connection with two alleged cases of rape in Jammu and Rajouri districts, police said on Sunday.

Court asks police to probe rape charge against BJD MLA

A court has directed police to enquire into a complaint of rape against a ruling BJD MLA and his associate in Odisha.

Rape cases doubled, molestation rose six times since Dec 16

Under severe attack after the December 16 gang rape, Delhi police took a slew of steps like setting up helplines and women help desks at police stations to ensure women`s safety but there is no let up in the crimes against them which have actually increased during the period.

No one held in rape cases of Muzaffarnagar riots

Over two months after the Muzaffarnagar riots, no arrests have been so far in the 13 cases of rape and sexual harassment during the violence in which over 100 people have been booked.

Legislators should allocate 1/4th of funds for toilets: Vyas

Union minister Girija Vyas on Monday blamed lack of toilet facilities for women for a large number of rape cases in the country and suggested that legislators contribute a quarter of the funds allocated to them towards providing proper toilets in their area.

Kids born in rape cases can`t be "property" in crime: HC

Bombay HC has observed that children, born to minor unwed mothers in rape cases, cannot be treated as "property" in the crime.

Nearly 13,000 women raped in Assam in 8 years

Nearly 13,000 women have been raped in the last eight years in Assam, official sources said.