rape cases

Pakistan's Punjab province to impose 'emergency' due to rising rape cases

Four to five cases of rape are being reported daily in Punjab and the Pakistan government is considering special measures to deal with cases of sexual harassment, abuse and coercion.

published on : 20th June 2022

Pained at growing tendency of filing rape cases against male relatives in matrimonial dispute: HC

In the present case, pursuant to a matrimonial dispute, the wife had alleged that the father-in-law committed rape upon her.

published on : 15th February 2022

Congress' Zameer Ahmed apologises after 'rise in rape cases in India' statement

Zameer on Sunday had said that the concept of hijab is to keep girls behind purdah to hide their beauty when they grow up.

published on : 15th February 2022

Criminal poses as cop, allegedly rapes two minors in Andhra's Vizianagaram

They arrested him late on Saturday night and sent the rape survivors to Kurupam Government Hospital for medical examination.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Telangana records 2,382 rape cases in 2021

Disturbing data shows that dowry harassment and the number of sexual attacks on children also high in the state

published on : 1st January 2022

Four persons rape woman in Puri’s Nimapara, held 

Sources said she went to Kushabhadra river’s embankment to relieve herself when prime accused Balaram Bhoi and his aides Ajit Das, Kanhei Bhoi and Bidyadhar Swain waylaid her.

published on : 15th November 2021

Hyderabad man gets life term for raping two daughters

The accused had been repeatedly raping the girls from when they were about eight years old, and the issue came to light in 2018, when the victims were aged 15 and 14 respectively.

published on : 10th November 2021

UP: Man gets 14 years jail term for raping minor

According to Manmohan Verma, the special POCSO advocate, the incident took place on March 2, 2019.

published on : 28th October 2021

Rape-accused wanted in Uttar Pradesh traced to Maharashtra

The Raebareli police recently got a tip-off and based on the mobile phone location of the accused, came to know that he was in the hiding in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi.

published on : 28th October 2021

Maharashtra: Five arrested for extorting money from wife of rape case accused

A case was earlier this month registered at the NRI police station against the man from Ulve area in Navi Mumbai on charges of rape, senior police inspector Ravindra Patil said.

published on : 28th October 2021

OSCW team meets kin of rape victim

Behera said the commission has sought compensation for the family. The OSCW team met SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and urged police to file chargesheet in the case at the earliest.

published on : 27th October 2021

Fellow commuters 'do nothing' as woman raped onboard train in US' Philadelphia

"There was a lot of people, in my opinion, that should have intervened; somebody should have done something," Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said.

published on : 17th October 2021

Rajasthan: Teacher arrested for raping 11-yr-old after girl dials child helpline for assistance

The class 7 student found child helpline numbers in her government school textbooks and she called up to report the incident on Thursday, Singhana Police Station SHO Bhajna Ram said.

published on : 15th October 2021

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping tribal woman on false promise of marriage

The accused had raped the woman, who used to work at his farm, many times over the last five years at various places in the district, an official said.

published on : 13th October 2021

Man kills minor girl, assaults her cousin after failed rape bid in UP's Shahjahanpur

The police claimed that the accused had admitted that he lured the girls to the fields with a packet of biscuits and tried to rape them.

published on : 25th February 2021

Two held for raping teenager, burning her body with cigarette butts in UP

The 15-year-old had gone to fetch water from a hand pump on Friday night, when the accused forcibly took her to a hut in the village and allegedly raped her.

published on : 17th August 2020

Is there a solution to the rampant sexual violence against women in India?

Television channels are screaming with debates as to why, what and how this menace of sexual violence can be controlled in our society.

published on : 10th September 2019

PM Modi diverting people's attention from rising crime against women: Samajwadi Party

In his various public rallies in the recent past, Prime Minister Modi has targeted the opposition for ignoring development and turning a blind eye to the plight of the farmers.

published on : 16th July 2018

Kerala hartal: 300 arrested, 95 cases registered in Malappuram

The arrests, made over Monday and Tuesday, included three persons arrested for vandalism, attacks against buses and shops and blocking the roads.

published on : 18th April 2018

Frequent tweeter PM Modi loses voice when it comes to rape of minority women: New York Times editorial

The editorial titled "Silence as Women Are Attacked" appeared on in the New York edition of the daily, reminding how Modi tweets "frequently and considers himself a talented orator". 

published on : 17th April 2018
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