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Unnao rape-survivor's letter to CJI to be taken up tomorrow

31 Jul 2019

Unnao rape-survivor's letter to CJI to be taken up tomorrow

Merely two weeks before she met with an accident, the Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, telling him about the threats she received by men of BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who allegedly assaulted her.

16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors

24 Jun 2019

16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors

In a disturbing news, six men, including three minors, held a girl captive for seven days and raped her repeatedly.

Cristiano Ronaldo given court papers following rape lawsuit: Details here

15 Jun 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo given court papers following rape lawsuit: Details here

Juventus and Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday was served with court papers in the USA following a rape lawsuit against him.

#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women

10 Jun 2019

#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women

Recently, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari made controversial remarks about rape, questioning the veracity of rape allegations made by adult women.

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

10 Jun 2019

IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

A 45-year-old assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, was arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman, who claims to be his former student, on the pretext of giving her a job.

Man offers woman help in finding job, later rapes her

24 May 2019

Man offers woman help in finding job, later rapes her

In a horrifying incident, a woman was allegedly raped in a hotel room in Punjab's Mohali district on Wednesday.

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

17 May 2019

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

Two transgender students were allegedly gang-raped in Bengaluru on Sunday evening by three men.

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

15 May 2019

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

In yet another case of rape of a minor in Jammu & Kashmir, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man in Ganderbal district.

Pooja Bedi demands #MenToo movement after rape-accused Karan Oberoi's arrest

09 May 2019

Pooja Bedi demands #MenToo movement after rape-accused Karan Oberoi's arrest

Following the arrest of actor Karan Oberoi in a rape case, Pooja Bedi has stepped up to defend her best friend and also called for a #MenToo movement, taking after the global #MeToo movement.

'Inside Edge' actor Karan Oberoi arrested for drugging, raping woman

06 May 2019

'Inside Edge' actor Karan Oberoi arrested for drugging, raping woman

TV actor and singer Karan Oberoi was arrested by Oshiwara police today in connection with a rape case.

Gurugram man raped 8-year-old repeatedly after wife died, arrested: Police

30 Apr 2019

Gurugram man raped 8-year-old repeatedly after wife died, arrested: Police

A man has been arrested in Gurugram for allegedly raping his eight-year-old daughter repeatedly over several months, police said yesterday.

Delhi: Father-son held for raping adopted minor

17 Apr 2019

Delhi: Father-son held for raping adopted minor

The Delhi police have arrested a 37-year-old man and his father for allegedly raping a minor girl, whom he adopted two years ago.

US judge asked rape survivor if "she tried closing legs"

05 Apr 2019

US judge asked rape survivor if "she tried closing legs"

A New Jersey Superior Court judge who asked a rape survivor whether she tried "closing her legs" during the assault is facing three months of suspension without pay.

Meet the IPS-officer, who solved #NirbhayaCase; real-life inspiration for #NetflixDelhiCrime

29 Mar 2019

Meet the IPS-officer, who solved #NirbhayaCase; real-life inspiration for #NetflixDelhiCrime

Netflix recently released Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta's Delhi Crime, a seven-episode web-series on the 2012 Delhi gangrape or Nirbhaya case from Delhi Police's perspective.

MP: Brothers and uncle raped, beheaded 12-year-old girl, say police

19 Mar 2019

MP: Brothers and uncle raped, beheaded 12-year-old girl, say police

The rape and murder case of a 12-year-old Dalit girl whose beheaded body was found last week in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district has been solved, said police.

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

12 Mar 2019

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

In a horrifying incident, a 15-year-old was allegedly raped by a cab driver on Saturday night after he offered her lift from IFFCO Chowk to Mahipalpur, Delhi.

Minor boy booked for repeatedly raping 10-year-old girl in Maharashtra

02 Mar 2019

Minor boy booked for repeatedly raping 10-year-old girl in Maharashtra

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a boy at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Minor rape survivor to produce newborn as evidence against accused

03 Feb 2019

Minor rape survivor to produce newborn as evidence against accused

A minor rape survivor, who delivered an infant boy at the Meerut Medical College on Friday, has now decided to use her child as evidence to nab her rapist.

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

13 Jan 2019

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

Three persons were arrested in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly raping a teenage girl several times.

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

11 Jan 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

Cristiano Ronaldo might be scoring goals on the field with Juventus, but investigations into rape allegations leveled against him by American model Kathryn Mayorga are heating up.

UP: 16-year-old girl raped by stepfather, his cousin in Muzaffarnagar

06 Jan 2019

UP: 16-year-old girl raped by stepfather, his cousin in Muzaffarnagar

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her stepfather and his cousin, who also recorded a video of their act at in Shamli, Muzaffarnagar (UP).

Man gets double death penalty for killing, raping minor stepdaughter

18 Dec 2018

Man gets double death penalty for killing, raping minor stepdaughter

A Madhya Pradesh court yesterday awarded double death sentence to a man for raping and killing a five-year-old girl, who was the daughter of his wife from an earlier marriage.

Jamshedpur: Man who paraded woman naked is facing rape charges

12 Dec 2018

Jamshedpur: Man who paraded woman naked is facing rape charges

A man who was arrested on Friday for parading a tribal woman naked through a village near Jamshedpur will now also be charged with rape.

SC: Media, law enforcement can't identify rape/sexual assault victims

11 Dec 2018

SC: Media, law enforcement can't identify rape/sexual assault victims

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court barred media organizations and law enforcement agencies from disclosing the identities of victims of rape and sexual assault, even if the victims are dead.

Has MeToo shifted focus? Founder Tarana Burke thinks so

30 Nov 2018

Has MeToo shifted focus? Founder Tarana Burke thinks so

MeToo, the movement that gained momentum last October after several sexual assault allegations were leveled against Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein, soon turned into a whirlwind.

Gurugram: Neighbor shows objectionable video to 8-year-old, rapes her

19 Nov 2018

Gurugram: Neighbor shows objectionable video to 8-year-old, rapes her

An 8-year-old girl was raped by her neighbor in Sultanpur area of Gurugram on Sunday, police said.

Real Madrid file lawsuit against Portuguese newspaper over Ronaldo claims

12 Oct 2018

Real Madrid file lawsuit against Portuguese newspaper over Ronaldo claims

Spanish football giants Real Madrid have filed a lawsuit against a Portuguese newspaper that ran a story regarding Los Blancos pushing Cristiano Ronaldo to hush up an alleged rape case.

UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

04 Oct 2018

UP Police constable suspended for sodomizing boy for 20 days

A Uttar Pradesh Police constable, posted with the UP100 emergency service in Hathras, has been suspended for allegedly sodomizing a teenage boy at a police outpost for 20 days.

Dear men, will you ever understand & respect consent?

01 Oct 2018

Dear men, will you ever understand & respect consent?

In a world where #MeToo and #YesAllMen are trending because we keep on coming across incidents of rape and assaults regularly, it's difficult to think that there exist guys who would understand consent and not take advantage of us.

India defeat Bangladesh to clinch Asia Cup: Here're records broken

29 Sep 2018

India defeat Bangladesh to clinch Asia Cup: Here're records broken

India successfully defended the Asia Cup after beating Bangladesh in a thriller.

Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?

28 Sep 2018

Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?

After Tanushree Dutta alleged Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, some 10 years later after the incident, everyone is questioning her- if she's actually telling the truth or if this allegation marks her comeback in the limelight.

19-year-old Rewari rape survivor misses exam she'd been preparing for

25 Sep 2018

19-year-old Rewari rape survivor misses exam she'd been preparing for

On September 19, she would've appeared for the central government entrance examination she'd been preparing for and who knows, might've topped it like board examinations, had it not been for a bunch of youth who decided to change the course of her fate to fulfill their lust.

Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama

16 Sep 2018

Knew about sexual-abuse by Buddhist teachers; nothing new: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama says he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".

#KeralaNunRape: The art of victim blaming

12 Sep 2018

#KeralaNunRape: The art of victim blaming

What's the first thing you usually hear when you tell someone about a rape case? Let me help you.

Rape survivor Lady Gaga says she still suffers from PTSD

12 Sep 2018

Rape survivor Lady Gaga says she still suffers from PTSD

Singer and actor Lady Gaga has opened up about the effects of rape trauma, saying it took her "years" to come to terms with it.

Kathua rape case: Victim died of asphyxiation, doctors tell court

09 Sep 2018

Kathua rape case: Victim died of asphyxiation, doctors tell court

In the ongoing trial surrounding the Kathua rape case, the doctors who conducted the autopsy of the eight-year-old victim, have revealed that she had been sexually assaulted and died of asphyxiation.

Kerala: Catholic organizations protest against delay in nun rape case

08 Sep 2018

Kerala: Catholic organizations protest against delay in nun rape case

Members of catholic organizations protested in Kochi today against the delay in the arrest of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of rape by a nun.

Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR

31 Aug 2018

Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR

A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Minor daughter of Delhi Police personnel raped by her friend

30 Aug 2018

Minor daughter of Delhi Police personnel raped by her friend

A minor daughter of a Delhi Police personnel was allegedly raped by a juvenile, police said today.

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

04 Aug 2018

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.