Unnao Rape Case

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Kuldeep Sengar convicted in Unnao rape victim's father's death case

04 Mar 2020

Kuldeep Sengar convicted in Unnao rape victim's father's death case

Expelled BJP legislator from Uttar Pradesh, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was convicted for raping a girl in Unnao in 2017, was today pronounced guilty in a case related to the survivor's father's death in police custody.

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

29 Oct 2019

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

25 Sep 2019

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.

Constable, booked for Unnao survivor's father's death, approaches Delhi HC

21 Aug 2019

Constable, booked for Unnao survivor's father's death, approaches Delhi HC

A constable of Uttar Pradesh police, who has been booked for the custodial death of the father of Unnao rape survivor, moved Delhi High Court on Wednesday challenging the charges leveled against him.

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

19 Aug 2019

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

16 Aug 2019

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

Kuldeep Singh Sengar may have been expelled from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but that didn't stop a local party leader from giving him a prime spot in an advertisement, meant to wish Independence Day.

Charges framed against Kuldeep Sengar for #UnnaoRape survivor's father's murder

13 Aug 2019

Charges framed against Kuldeep Sengar for #UnnaoRape survivor's father's murder

A Delhi court has framed charges against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and nine others for the alleged murder of the Unnao rape survivor's father in judicial custody last year.

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

08 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, continues to be critical and is on a life support system, AIIMS said on Wednesday.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

07 Aug 2019

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

06 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

The Unnao rape survivor was moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, yesterday night, following a Supreme Court order.

Unnao rape survivor be shifted to AIIMS, orders SC

05 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor be shifted to AIIMS, orders SC

The Supreme Court directed today that the Unnao rape survivor be airlifted from Lucknow to receive better care at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

03 Aug 2019

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

In a bid to understand what actually happened on Sunday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is probing the accident of Unnao rape survivor recreated the crash on Friday on Lalganj road in Raebareli district.

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

03 Aug 2019

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

A BJP lawmaker has come out in support of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teen in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao two years ago.

Unnao teen won't be airlifted to AIIMS for now: SC

02 Aug 2019

Unnao teen won't be airlifted to AIIMS for now: SC

The Unnao rape survivor, who met with a horrendous accident on Sunday, will be treated in Lucknow and won't be airlifted to AIIMS Delhi, the Supreme Court said on Friday.

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

01 Aug 2019

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

01 Aug 2019

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

It took a deadly accident of a rape survivor for the Supreme Court to finally wake up and realize law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has become a joke.

UP schoolgirl leaves cops speechless with question on Unnao rape

01 Aug 2019

UP schoolgirl leaves cops speechless with question on Unnao rape

On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh police delivered a lecture on women's safety at a school in Barabanki to mark police security week.

Unnao rape survivor's accident: Eyewitnesses reveal what they saw

31 Jul 2019

Unnao rape survivor's accident: Eyewitnesses reveal what they saw

A truck that collided with a car, in which the Unnao rape survivor was traveling, was moving at high speed, eyewitnesses who saw the accident on Sunday told Indian Express.

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.

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

30 Jul 2019

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

In Unnao rape survivor's village, locals fear Kuldeep Sengar's henchmen

30 Jul 2019

In Unnao rape survivor's village, locals fear Kuldeep Sengar's henchmen

A powerful lawmaker raped a girl, her father died in police custody, she met with an accident and is now critical. This might seem like a scene from a gangster flick, but, unfortunately, it isn't.

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

29 Jul 2019

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

Hours after the mother of the Unnao rape case's survivor alleged that the accident in Raebareli, in which the teen was seriously injured, was a conspiracy, a murder case has now been filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar.

Unnao rape survivor injured, her aunts killed, in road accident

29 Jul 2019

Unnao rape survivor injured, her aunts killed, in road accident

The woman who had leveled rape allegations against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar in 2018 was injured in a road accident on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli.

Unnao case: BJP's Sakshi Maharaj meets rape-accused MLA in jail

06 Jun 2019

Unnao case: BJP's Sakshi Maharaj meets rape-accused MLA in jail

Picture this: An MLA was accused of raping a minor and planning a conspiracy which killed her father. That MLA was sent to jail and months later, a parliamentarian paid him a visit.

#UnnaoRapeCase: FIR filed against survivor, family members on forgery allegations

27 Dec 2018

#UnnaoRapeCase: FIR filed against survivor, family members on forgery allegations

In a major twist in the Unnao rape case, an FIR has been registered against the survivor, her mother, and uncle on directions of a local court.

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

02 Sep 2018

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report of Yunus, a witness in Unnao rape case who died recently, has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death.

Unnao-rape: Police exhume key witness' body, protesting wife attempts suicide

26 Aug 2018

Unnao-rape: Police exhume key witness' body, protesting wife attempts suicide

On Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh police exhumed the body of Yunus Khan, the key witness in the alleged murder of Unnao rape victim's father, amid protest from the family.

Maharashtra: BJP councillor allegedly rapes woman for three years, arrested

22 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: BJP councillor allegedly rapes woman for three years, arrested

On Friday, police arrested Dheeraj Digambar Pathe, BJP councillor of Wani Municipal Council, Yavatmal district, Maharashtra, for allegedly raping a woman for past three years. Surprisingly, he tried to extort money from the victim too.

Unnao rape: CBI files chargesheet against MLA Kuldeep Sengar

11 Jul 2018

Unnao rape: CBI files chargesheet against MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The CBI has filed a chargesheet against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the accused in the Unnao rape case.

Unnao-rape: CBI denies confirming charges against MLA, probe still underway

11 May 2018

Unnao-rape: CBI denies confirming charges against MLA, probe still underway

The CBI has denied media reports claiming the agency had confirmed rape charges against Unnao BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was accused of raping a woman in 2017.

Conmen arrested for demanding Rs.1cr to 'save' Unnao rape-accused MLA

11 May 2018

Conmen arrested for demanding Rs.1cr to 'save' Unnao rape-accused MLA

BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar, Unnao rape accused, is in the news again, but for contrary reasons.

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

28 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao rapes: IIM-Bangalore professors write to Modi demanding justice

"Your Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign hope has repeatedly been trampled upon," reads a letter by IIM-Bangalore professors, addressed to PM Narendra Modi in the wake of the Kathua and Unnao rapes.

Now, potency test for rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

27 Apr 2018

Now, potency test for rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who is the prime accused in the Unnao rape case, is likely to undergo a potency test in AIIMS Delhi.

Unnao: Rape accused MLA loses security cover

20 Apr 2018

Unnao: Rape accused MLA loses security cover

The UP government has withdrawn security cover for MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teenager in Unnao last year.

Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook

20 Apr 2018

Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook

While speaking about the horrific Kathua-Unnao rapes, PM Modi urged all Indians hold boys/men accountable for their actions and stop blaming girls/women for heinous gender crimes.

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

20 Apr 2018

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

19 Apr 2018

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

'Speak like you advised me': Manmohan Singh to Modi

18 Apr 2018

'Speak like you advised me': Manmohan Singh to Modi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in an interaction with the Indian Express, hit out at PM Narendra Modi over his silence on Kathua, Unnao rape cases.

Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

16 Apr 2018

Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

In the wake of the horrific rape cases that have shamed the nation, Anand Mahindra, the Chairman of Mahindra Group, has volunteered to execute the perpetrators.

Confusion over Unnao rape victim's age gets murky

16 Apr 2018

Confusion over Unnao rape victim's age gets murky

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the primary accused in Unnao rape case, has been booked under Protection of Children against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and other IPC sections.