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accused Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde of rape has withdrawn her complaint, reports said on Friday.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

UP: Gang-raped two weeks ago, 19-year-old dies in Delhi hospital

29 Sep 2020

UP: Gang-raped two weeks ago, 19-year-old dies in Delhi hospital

A 19-year-old Dalit woman succumbed to her grievous injuries in Delhi today, nearly two weeks after she was raped and tortured by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras.

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

06 Sep 2020

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

An ambulance driver in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, the police said on Sunday.

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

04 Sep 2020

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh Police said today, reports NDTV.

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

22 Aug 2020

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

A 25-year-old woman in Telangana's Hyderabad has leveled shocking allegations of sexual exploitation against nearly 150 persons over several years.

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

16 Aug 2020

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

A 13-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Friday. Reportedly, the girl had gone missing after she went to relieve herself in a farmland in Pakaria village of Isanagar area.

Hapur gang-rape accused spotted in Amroha; gives police the slip

12 Aug 2020

Hapur gang-rape accused spotted in Amroha; gives police the slip

A man named Dalpat, an accused in the brutal gang-rape of a six-year-old in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, was reportedly spotted in Amroha but couldn't be nabbed despite police being alerted, a report in TOI said.

Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU

06 Aug 2020

Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU

A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl was arrested in Delhi, the police said on Thursday. The minor underwent surgery after the brutal sexual assault which reportedly left her bleeding constantly.

'No case for discharge,' SC dismisses rape-accused Franco Mulakkal's plea

05 Aug 2020

'No case for discharge,' SC dismisses rape-accused Franco Mulakkal's plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by former Bishop Franco Mulakkal seeking directions to discharge him in the nun rape case.

Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers rejected

15 Jul 2020

Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers rejected

A US federal judge has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement for women who accused former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment.

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

25 Jun 2020

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

23 May 2020

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.

'Bigg Boss 13' contestant Shehnaaz Gill's father accused of rape

21 May 2020

'Bigg Boss 13' contestant Shehnaaz Gill's father accused of rape

Punjabi model/actor and Colors TV reality show Bigg Boss 13's finalist Shehnaaz Gill's father Santokh Singh Sukh (also known as Sukh Pradhan) has been accused of rape by a woman.

In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

19 May 2020

In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

From being a harmless app meant for leisure, TikTok has turned into a problematic platform, one that brazenly promotes rape, domestic violence, acid attacks, and strokes religious tensions.

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

06 May 2020

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.

14-year-old commits suicide, link to 'Boys Locker Room' being probed

06 May 2020

14-year-old commits suicide, link to 'Boys Locker Room' being probed

The alleged suicide of a 14-year-old in Gurugram on Tuesday has prompted police to probe his connection to the 'Bois Locker Room' chat, which snowballed into a huge controversy raising concerns about the way young men are being raised.