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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.