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Women don't sleep after rape: Karnataka-HC grants bail to accused

25 Jun 2020

Women don't sleep after rape: Karnataka-HC grants bail to accused

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.

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

05 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

04 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: Delhi teens casually talk about raping girls; shock Twitter

An Instagram group chat titled "Bois Locker Room" has kicked up a storm on social media after it was revealed that its participants, mostly boys as young as 16 and 17, discuss raping underage girls and objectify them in their conversations.

Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old

01 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old

In a gut-wrenching incident, seven men, including three minors, raped an 18-year-old in Madhya Pradesh on the intervening night of April 29 and 30, making it the fourth rape case to be reported from the central state since the coronavirus-linked lockdown started.

Six-year-old raped in Madhya Pradesh, eyes gouged out, state stunned

23 Apr 2020

Six-year-old raped in Madhya Pradesh, eyes gouged out, state stunned

While the country is fighting coronavirus through the lockdown, crimes against women and children are continuing abated.

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

18 Apr 2020

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

A lockdown has been imposed across the nation to curtail the spread of coronavirus but that has clearly not stopped crimes against women.

Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar

20 Mar 2020

Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar

More than seven years after they committed a crime that brought shame for the entire nation, four men — Akshay, Pawan, Vinay, and Mukesh, were hanged till death inside Delhi's Tihar prison on Friday.

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

19 Mar 2020

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

16 Mar 2020

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

Days ahead of their scheduled execution, three of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

16 Mar 2020

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

In yet another dramatic development in the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the families of the four death-row convicts have asked the President to grant them euthanasia.

Weinstein said Jennifer Aniston 'should be killed', reveal court documents

12 Mar 2020

Weinstein said Jennifer Aniston 'should be killed', reveal court documents

"Jen Aniston should be killed", disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had said in 2017, after a reporter reached out to him for a comment on a story, freshly unsealed court documents have revealed.

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

11 Mar 2020

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault by a New York court on Wednesday, marking a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement.

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

05 Mar 2020

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

President Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta's mercy plea

04 Mar 2020

President Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta's mercy plea

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

Nirbhaya convicts will not be hanged tomorrow; execution postponed

02 Mar 2020

Nirbhaya convicts will not be hanged tomorrow; execution postponed

A Delhi court on Monday postponed the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case until further orders.

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

02 Mar 2020

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the curative petition of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

Disgraced filmmaker Roman Polanski wins best director at 'French Oscars'

29 Feb 2020

Disgraced filmmaker Roman Polanski wins best director at 'French Oscars'

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, won big at 45th Cesar Awards, the highest movie honor in France.

2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

29 Feb 2020

2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

Two convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case have approached a Delhi court, seeking a stay on their execution on March 3.

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape; accusers welcome verdict

25 Feb 2020

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape; accusers welcome verdict

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was on Monday found guilty of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury. He now faces a punishment of up to 25 years in prison.

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

23 Feb 2020

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Odisha in January 2019 gave birth while mopping the floor of an apartment in Bengaluru in November.

Regarding last meeting with families, Tihar writes to Nirbhaya's rapists

22 Feb 2020

Regarding last meeting with families, Tihar writes to Nirbhaya's rapists

Tihar jail has written to four men, who are on death row for brutally raping a 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi, regarding their final meeting with their respective families.

Mulakkal kissed me: Another nun levels allegations against rape-accused Bishop

22 Feb 2020

Mulakkal kissed me: Another nun levels allegations against rape-accused Bishop

Franco Mulakkal, the disgraced Bishop of Jalandhar diocese who is accused of raping a nun, has been accused of sexual harassment by another nun.

On death row, Nirbhaya's rapist tries hurting himself inside Tihar

20 Feb 2020

On death row, Nirbhaya's rapist tries hurting himself inside Tihar

Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts facing death in connection to the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, attempted to hurt himself inside Tihar jail, said reports.

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

18 Feb 2020

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

In a gut-wrenching incident, a baby, who was merely five months old, was raped in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by her 25-year-old cousin.

Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 3

17 Feb 2020

Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 3

On Monday, a Delhi court issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 "Nirbhaya" gang-rape and murder case.

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict Pawan gets lawyer, matter adjourned again

13 Feb 2020

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict Pawan gets lawyer, matter adjourned again

On Thursday, Patiala House Court appointed advocate Ravi Qazi as the lawyer of convict Pawan Gupta, who is facing the death penalty for raping a 23-year-old paramedical student in 2012.

Nirbhaya's mother cries in court again, reminds it's been years

12 Feb 2020

Nirbhaya's mother cries in court again, reminds it's been years

Asha Devi, whose daughter was brutally raped and left to die in 2012 in Delhi, broke down inside a Delhi court on Wednesday as the hearing pertaining to convicts' death warrant was adjourned for Thursday.

First 'Disha police station' inaugurated in AP for women's safety

08 Feb 2020

First 'Disha police station' inaugurated in AP for women's safety

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday inaugurated the first Disha police station in East Godavari district's Rajamahendravaram.

Model testifies against Weinstein; says he masturbated while groping her

06 Feb 2020

Model testifies against Weinstein; says he masturbated while groping her

As the New York City trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul continues, a sixth and final accuser took the stand on Wednesday.

#LastChance: Nirbhaya convicts asked to exhaust legal remedies within 7-days

05 Feb 2020

#LastChance: Nirbhaya convicts asked to exhaust legal remedies within 7-days

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed all four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case to exhaust all legal remedies available to them within a week's time.

Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

03 Feb 2020

Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

The manner in which four death row convicts of the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case are abusing the legal system is testing the patience of the country, the Centre told Delhi High Court in a rare hearing on Sunday.

Nirbhaya's convicts will not be hanged tomorrow

31 Jan 2020

Nirbhaya's convicts will not be hanged tomorrow

A Delhi court on Friday stayed the execution of four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case until further orders.

No one said it was crime: French writer on pedophilia

29 Jan 2020

No one said it was crime: French writer on pedophilia

Facing a rape inquiry over his history of pedophilia, French writer Gabriel Matzneff Wednesday said he "regrets" taking trips to Asia to have sex with children.

Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25-yrs to life for rape

28 Jan 2020

Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25-yrs to life for rape

Popular American rapper Nicki Minaj's brother Jelani Maraj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, at his home in Long Island (New York).

Nirbhaya's rapist's plea should be taken on priority: CJI Bobde

27 Jan 2020

Nirbhaya's rapist's plea should be taken on priority: CJI Bobde

The plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the men who is facing death for raping Nirbhaya, should be taken up on an urgent basis if the execution is on February 1, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said on Monday.