Delhi Police official booked for raping daughter-in-law


New Delhi: An assistant commissioner of police posted in north Delhi was booked for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law here, police said on Tuesday.

Our society behaves horrendously with women: Amish Tripathi

 Controversies in India are given greater prominence than pressing issues like the oppression of women that need to be brought out in public, says best-selling author Amish Tripathi, who "approaches the subject with a heart" to avoid unnecessary trouble while writing on religion.

Northeast girl raped for three years on pretext of marriage

A 16-year old girl from Northeast was allegedly raped by a man for the past three years on the false promise of marriage in Dabri area of South West Delhi, police said on Monday.

Asaram case: Witness' family seeks protection from Gujarat police

 The family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the Asaram rape case who was shot dead earlier this month, has sought protection from Gujarat police, saying that they were dissatisfied with the security provided by the Uttar Pradesh police.

Teenage girl raped by uncle in Gujarat

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle at Raka Khatiya village in Lalpur taluka of Jamnagar district, police said on Sunday.

Mentally-retarded minor girl raped in Ghaziabad

An eight-year-old girl was raped by an unidentified person in Mussoorie area of the district, police said on Sunday.

Uber cab rape case: Court records statements of two cops

 A Delhi court on Saturday recorded the testimonies of two police officials as prosecution witnesses in the Uber cab rape case in which a 25-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by the driver last month.

Uber applies for radio taxi licence to operate in Delhi
Uber applies for radio taxi licence to operate in Delhi

Over a month after it was banned in the national capital, US taxi-hailing app maker Uber said it has applied to become a licensed radio taxi operator and will hire only divers who passed police background checks recently.

NRI woman rape case: Delhi court grants anticipatory bail to youth

A 20-year old youth, accused of raping an NRI woman settled in UK on the pretext of marrying her, has been granted anticipatory bail by a court, which said physical relations between them "does not appear to be prima facie non-consensual".

Why can't sites of app-based cab services be blocked? Delhi HC asks

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government why websites of app-based cabs cannot be blocked on a PIL alleging that these taxi services were operating despite the government banning them.

Three-year-old girl raped by youth in Odisha

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man at Rambha in Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday.

Uber cab rape case: Delhi court records statements of three witnesses

A Delhi court on Tuesday recorded the testimonies of three prosecution witnesses, including two police officials, in the Uber cab rape case of December last year.

UP Women's commision begins martial arts training for girls

The Uttar Pradesh State Commission for Women has started a seven-day martial arts training programme for girls in government schools from here on Tuesday.

Gary Glitter accused of crawling into schoolgirl's bed in attempt to rape
Gary Glitter accused of crawling into schoolgirl's bed in attempt to rape

 Gary Glitter has been accused of creeping into a schoolgirl's bed and trying to rape her.

65-year-old gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A 65-year-old woman was gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district, police said on Tuesday.

Nepal's rape victims shatter taboos to seek justice

When Pooja Bohara heard that the two men who had dragged her into a toilet and raped her had been released from prison nine months ago, the Nepali teenager went into shock.

Delhi court convicts PWD engineer for rape

A court here has convicted a junior engineer of the Public Works Department (PWD) for raping a woman employee by concealing his marital status to obtaining her consent for physical relations.

Rape bid on minor girl in Muzaffarnagar

A youth allegedly tried to rape a 14-year-old girl after finding alone at her residence in Budina Kalan village here, police said on Monday.

Bangladesh rape laws need overhaul to ensure justice, campaigners say

  Bangladesh must reform its archaic laws on rape to help boost convictions and instill confidence in victims who are often too afraid to seek justice, a legal aid group said on Monday.

Rape attempt on minor girl in Muzaffarnagar

A youth tried to rape a 15-year-old girl when she had gone to relieve herself in the fields at Salarpur village under Jansath police station here, police said on Sunday.