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Convicted for rape, Gurmeet Ram Rahim now faces charges for castrating 400 Dera followers

The Dera chief allegedly castrated the followers promising that it would lead to realisation of God

Feb 02, 2018, 07:57 AM IST

Supreme Court asks Parliament to consider stringent punishment for child abuse convicts

The court also asked Parliament to think of redefining the term “child” in context of rape.

Jan 11, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Madras High Court recommends castration for child rape, says present law 'ineffective'

Justice N. Kirubakaran, in a recent order against a British national, made the recommendation to the Centre saying that castration would achieve “magical results” in preventing child abuse.

Oct 27, 2015, 03:20 AM IST

Child rapists must be castrated: Madras HC to Centre

In an interesting order, Madras High Court has suggested castration as punishment for child rapists.

Oct 26, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Voluntary castration not an offence: Delhi court

 Voluntary castration is not an offence, a Delhi court has said while acquitting two persons of the charges of forcibly castrating a man as the victim had himself opted for emasculation for securing 'badhai' rights which are available only with transgenders.

Jan 11, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Behead me if castration charge proved right: Dera chief

Rejecting allegations of forced castration inside his asharam, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Sunday said behead him if the charges against him are proved true.

Dec 28, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Forced castration: CBI to file case against Dera chief on Monday

CBI is likely to register a case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda on Monday in connection with the alleged forced castration of his followers inside his Dera.

Dec 28, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

China orders probe after man castrates 4 in hospital

Seven local officials are being investigated in China after a man stated to be a worker at a hospital castrated four patients using a razor.

Jul 25, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

How dinosaurs had sex without hurting each other

With all that bony armour and spiky tails thrashing about, sex must have been a risky business for dinosaurs, which ruled the Earth for 135million years, according to scientists.

Mar 25, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Pak activist Jahangir suggests castration for Delh

Pak rights activist Asma Jahangir suggested that the men involved in the gang-rape of a young woman in Delhi should be punished with castration.

Jan 08, 2013, 20:37 PM IST

South Korean court orders chemical castration of child rapist

A South Korean court ordered chemical castration of a repeat child sex offender in a first such decision given in the country.

Jan 03, 2013, 11:01 AM IST

Amnesty Int`l criticizes chemical castration law

Amnesty International has criticized a new law that authorizes the chemical castration of people in Moldova.

Jul 02, 2012, 22:45 PM IST

Germany urged to halt castration of sex offenders

Under German law, serious sex offenders can volunteer for the operation as part of their treatment.

Feb 22, 2012, 21:16 PM IST

In virtual world, men support castration for rapists

Some men have come out in full support through a forum called `Support castration`.

May 03, 2011, 14:17 PM IST

Delhi court for ‘castration’ as rape punishment

Expressing concern over the spurt in rape and sexual abuse cases in Delhi, a local court said that lawmakers should explore possibility of permitting imposition of alternative sentences like surgical or chemical castration.

Apr 30, 2011, 20:08 PM IST