Articles about Rape

Pearl V Puri finally speaks on 'ghastly' rape allegations

28 Jun 2021

Pearl V Puri finally speaks on 'ghastly' rape allegations

Pearl V Puri, who was granted bail some weeks back after being arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old, has finally spoken up about the "ghastly accusation."

UP: Dalit woman accuses man of rape, blackmail, forced conversion

22 Jun 2021

UP: Dalit woman accuses man of rape, blackmail, forced conversion

A Dalit woman in Bareilly has alleged that a Muslim youth raped her after befriending her through social media, and accused his family of forced conversion for marriage, police said on Monday.

Bangladeshi actress alleges rape, murder attempt by businessman

14 Jun 2021

Bangladeshi actress alleges rape, murder attempt by businessman

Prominent Bangladeshi film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, has sought justice from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post alleging that a businessman attempted to rape and murder her at a Dhaka club.

Government school teacher held for raping and impregnating minor student

11 Jun 2021

Government school teacher held for raping and impregnating minor student

A government school teacher, who raped one of his Class 6 students repeatedly early this year and made her three-month pregnant, was arrested on Thursday.

Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

10 Jun 2021

Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

Cases of rape in Rajasthan reported during the first five months of this year were more than the figures for the same period in the last two years.

Delhi: Cleric arrested for raping minor girl inside a mosque

02 Jun 2021

Delhi: Cleric arrested for raping minor girl inside a mosque

A 48-year-old cleric of a mosque in northeast Delhi has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.

Two minor girls raped in Noida, Greater Noida; accused held

02 Jun 2021

Two minor girls raped in Noida, Greater Noida; accused held

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 23-year-old man living in the same neighborhood as her in Noida, Uttar Pradesh while a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance in Greater Noida, the police said on Tuesday.

Nine high-profile men, including Jackky Bhagnani, booked for rape, molestation

31 May 2021

Nine high-profile men, including Jackky Bhagnani, booked for rape, molestation

A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed by the Bandra Police against nine highly influential men with ties to Bollywood on allegations of rape and molestation.

Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

28 May 2021

Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

Two of the six accused arrested in the alleged gang-rape and assault of a woman in Bengaluru were shot in the leg today, after they purportedly tried to escape from the crime scene, NDTV reported.

Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka founder, acquitted in 2013 rape case

21 May 2021

Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka founder, acquitted in 2013 rape case

Tarun Tejpal, the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Tehelka magazine, has been acquitted of all charges by a Goa court in a sexual assault case filed against him by a former colleague.

Bhopal: COVID-19 patient raped by nurse, died within 24 hours

14 May 2021

Bhopal: COVID-19 patient raped by nurse, died within 24 hours

A coronavirus patient was raped by a male nurse at a government hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, and died within just 24 hours of that incident, the police said on Thursday.

Pune-based fashion designer alleges rape by Delhi man

11 May 2021

Pune-based fashion designer alleges rape by Delhi man

A 23-year-old woman, who claims to be a fashion designer based in Pune in Maharashtra, has lodged a complaint of rape against a 28-year-old man from Delhi, an official said on Tuesday.

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

14 Apr 2021

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

The United Arab Emirates has deported a rape accused from Kerala, Muhamed Hafis Vattaparambil Umer, against whom an Interpol Red Notice was issued on the CBI's request, officials said.

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

14 Apr 2021

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

A man on the run for the last nine years after registration of a rape-cum-abduction case against him in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district was arrested on Tuesday.

UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage

03 Apr 2021

UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage

The Uttar Pradesh police has booked a man, who claimed to be a retired army officer, and his aide in connection with the alleged rape of a woman on the false promise of marriage, police said Saturday.

UP: Man accused in gang-rape of 16-year-old shot by police

03 Apr 2021

UP: Man accused in gang-rape of 16-year-old shot by police

One of the four men accused in the gang-rape of a 16-year-old Dalit girl in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh was shot by the police when he and his accomplice tried to escape custody while being taken to a court.

UP college student found with severe burns has died

23 Mar 2021

UP college student found with severe burns has died

A college student, who was found with severe burns along a national highway in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district last month, died during treatment, police said on Tuesday.

Woman cuts off man's genitals for attempting to rape her

20 Mar 2021

Woman cuts off man's genitals for attempting to rape her

A 45-year-old woman chopped off the genitals of a man, who had allegedly tried to rape her by sneaking into her house in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district, police said on Saturday.

Two get life term for rape, putting video on internet

17 Mar 2021

Two get life term for rape, putting video on internet

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar has sentenced two men to life imprisonment for raping a college student after abducting her at gunpoint, recording the act, and posting the video online.

Mumbai: Couple, in their 80s, jailed for sexually abusing child

12 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Couple, in their 80s, jailed for sexually abusing child

An 81-year-old woman and her 87-year-old husband have been sentenced by a special court in Mumbai to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl, who lived in their neighborhood, in 2013.

Bhopal: Man gets life imprisonment for raping minor daughter

11 Mar 2021

Bhopal: Man gets life imprisonment for raping minor daughter

A special court in the Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping his five-year-old daughter.

Mumbai: 68-year-old arrested for allegedly raping street dog

11 Mar 2021

Mumbai: 68-year-old arrested for allegedly raping street dog

A 68-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday by the DN Nagar Police in Mumbai for allegedly raping a female dog living on the streets of Juhu galli in Andheri (West) last December.

Completely misreported, says CJI Bobde on 'marry rape victim' remark

08 Mar 2021

Completely misreported, says CJI Bobde on 'marry rape victim' remark

Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday defended his controversial remarks made at a hearing of a rape case last week.

Rajasthan: 14-year-old girl abducted, raped repeatedly by relative

06 Mar 2021

Rajasthan: 14-year-old girl abducted, raped repeatedly by relative

A 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted by her distant relative, raped repeatedly and forced to work, has been rescued from Pokaran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan after 22 days, the police said on Friday.

After 20 years in prison, UP man acquitted of rape

04 Mar 2021

After 20 years in prison, UP man acquitted of rape

Vishnu Tiwari, a man from Uttar Pradesh who spent 20 long years in prison over a false rape case before being pronounced innocent by the Allahabad High Court earlier this year, finally walked out of the Agra Central Jail on Wednesday evening.

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

02 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

A serial rapist wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Monday, the officials said.

Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

16 Feb 2021

Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

A private school principal in Patna has been given death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student of the institute, while another teacher of that school and a co-accused in the case was awarded life imprisonment for conniving with him.

Woman says she was raped in Parliament, Australian PM apologizes

16 Feb 2021

Woman says she was raped in Parliament, Australian PM apologizes

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologized to a former political adviser who said she was raped inside the Parliament building two years ago by an unnamed colleague.

Madhya Pradesh: Four-year-old raped and killed by aunt's rapist

05 Feb 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Four-year-old raped and killed by aunt's rapist

A four-year-old was raped and murdered in Madhya Pradesh by a man, who was recently released from jail after spending six months there on charges of raping the deceased's aunt.

Harvey Weinstein's firm to pay $17mn to sexual abuse claimants

27 Jan 2021

Harvey Weinstein's firm to pay $17mn to sexual abuse claimants

The US bankruptcy court in Delaware has delivered a landmark judgment concerning compensation for several sex abuse victims of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Maharashtra: Woman withdraws rape allegations against minister Dhananjay Munde

22 Jan 2021

Maharashtra: Woman withdraws rape allegations against minister Dhananjay Munde

The woman who accused Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde of rape has withdrawn her complaint, reports said on Friday.

TV actress accuses pilot of rape and cheating; Case filed

19 Jan 2021

TV actress accuses pilot of rape and cheating; Case filed

A Mumbai-based model and television actor has accused a pilot of raping her on pretext of marriage.

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

17 Jan 2021

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

In a horrifying incident, nine men allegedly gang-raped a teenaged girl in five days in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said.

Boy forced to undergo sex-change surgery; gangraped multiple times: DCW

16 Jan 2021

Boy forced to undergo sex-change surgery; gangraped multiple times: DCW

In a horrifying incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly forced to undergo a sex-change operation around four years ago and repeatedly raped by a group of men in Delhi's Geeta Colony area, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) stated.

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

15 Jan 2021

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.

Rape accused Maharashtra minister cries conspiracy; BJP demands action

13 Jan 2021

Rape accused Maharashtra minister cries conspiracy; BJP demands action

Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde has been accused of rape, a charge he denied saying he was in a consensual relationship with the accuser's sister and that they were blackmailing him.

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

07 Jan 2021

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

A 19-year-old Gujarat-based male model was allegedly thrashed, looted and raped by four men in Thane.

UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

06 Jan 2021

UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

In a horrific incident that revives memories of the Nirbhaya incident, a middle-aged woman was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

15 Dec 2020

Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

In what qualifies as a horrifying incident, a man in Bihar allowed his friends to rape his wife after he lost a gambling bet. The victim, used as an object by her husband, later went through another ordeal as he poured acid on her, in a bid to "purify her," reports IANS.

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

27 Oct 2020

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects of the probe in the Hathras gangrape and murder case, including a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Supreme Court said today.