25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: A 14-year-old Dalit rape victim who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and was forced to drink a corrosive substance, died at a hospital here today, prompting an anguished Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief to lash out at the Centre and Delhi Police on the issue of women's safety.
29 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Azam Khan over his controversial comments on the Bulandshahr rape. The court asked whether such statements on rape be called freedom of speech or defeat principles of constitutional compassion.
25 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, whose next film “Akira” touches upon the subject of ragging, says she had faced ragging herself during her college days.
27 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a counteroffensive against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her attack on the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the BJP asked her to stop ‘behaving like Arvind Kejiriwal and get down to governance’.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: It has been learnt that the one-man probe panel headed by former Allahabad High Court judge Justice AK Roopanwal , which was formed by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to look into the death of Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad Central University, has submitted its report and according to sources has said that Vemula did not belong to the Scheduled Caste community.
23 Aug 2016
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly witnessed high drama on Tuesday when Speaker Ramanlal Vora suspended 44 Congress legislators over their protests against the Una Dalit flogging incident. The party has 56 legislators in the Assembly.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: JNU PhD scholar Anmol Ratan, accused of raping a 28-year-old fellow student, tonight surrendered before the police, hours after the victim recorded her statement before a magistrate.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: JNU student Anmol Ratan, accused of raping a 28-year-old fellow student in the university hostel, was on Thursday remanded to 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court. A magisterial court at Patiala House courts complex sent Ratan to jail after Delhi Police decided not to seek his custody.
20 Aug 2016
Ahmedabad: Four years after three Dalit youths were killed in a firing incident at Thangadh in Surendranagar district of Gujarat, the state government has decided to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the case. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to form the SIT after receiving several representations from Dalit leaders requesting the same, a government release said on Saturday. "Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision following representations from Dalit leaders including Cabinet Minister Atmaram Parmar, former minister Ramanlal Vora, and Rajya Sabha MP Shambhuprasad Tundiya," the release said quoting Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja.
21 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A head constable attached to Sarai Rohilla Police Station in North District was suspended after a woman accused him of trying to rape her. In her complaint filed on Saturday, the woman has charged head constable Raj Kumar with ‘constantly’ harassing her and trying to rape her day before yesterday, police said.