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UP: 16-year-old Dalit girl dies by alleged suicide after gang-rape

03 Apr 2021

UP: 16-year-old Dalit girl dies by alleged suicide after gang-rape

A 16-year-old Dalit girl studying in Class X died within hours of being abducted and gang-raped by four men at a village in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

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.

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

19 Oct 2020

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

A former village head and another man allegedly raped a Dalit woman, said to be in her 20s, in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district, multiple reports said.

Mithun Chakraborty's son booked by police for rape

17 Oct 2020

Mithun Chakraborty's son booked by police for rape

A police case has been filed against veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty's son, actor Mahaakshay for allegedly raping a woman.

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

14 Oct 2020

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

The Swami Chinmayanand rape case, which garnered headlines, took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, when the accuser, a young law student, took back her allegations during a hearing before a special MP-MLA court.

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

13 Oct 2020

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

The family of the 19-year-old girl, whose assault and death in Hathras jolted India, said on Monday that they won't be immersing her ashes — a mandatory ritual for the dead — until they get justice.

Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested

12 Oct 2020

Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested

The father and boyfriend of a 17-year-old teen in Maharashtra were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping her repeatedly, reports PTI. The sexual violence left the victim pregnant.

CBI takes over Hathras probe; agency to also investigate 'conspiracy'

11 Oct 2020

CBI takes over Hathras probe; agency to also investigate 'conspiracy'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the investigation into the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

08 Oct 2020

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.

Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"

07 Oct 2020

Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"

A 16-year-old teen belonging to the Dalit community was allegedly killed by her father and elder brother for bringing "shame to the family" with her pregnancy, reports TOI.

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

05 Oct 2020

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

Even as India remains outraged over the gang-rape, assault, and subsequent death of a 19-year-old woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh, heinous crimes against women are not abating, as one case from Gurugram shows.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

04 Oct 2020

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Hathras.

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

02 Oct 2020

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

02 Oct 2020

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

After Hathras, another Dalit woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh, dies

01 Oct 2020

After Hathras, another Dalit woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh, dies

Just as the atrocities meted on the 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras shocked India, another rape was reported from the same state — Uttar Pradesh.

Late-night cremation for Hathras gang-rape victim against family's wishes

30 Sep 2020

Late-night cremation for Hathras gang-rape victim against family's wishes

Hitting a new low, the Uttar Pradesh Police forcibly cremated the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped by four men of upper caste earlier this month, against the family's wishes in Hathras.

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

29 Sep 2020

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

Accused of raping the woman he lived with, a man got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on Monday, after over 20 years.