31 Jul 2014
Bangalore: A 12-hour bandh in the country's IT hub to protest rising cases of sexual offences against women and children called by Kannada outfits evoked a mixed response. Commercial establishments in several areas remained shut while buses operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation plied but with fewer passengers. A section of autorickshaws stayed off the roads, which were mostly bereft of the usual hustle and bustle of a working day.
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Maneka Gandhi’s statement that minors accused of rape should be treated on par with adults’ evoked mixed reactions from various quarters.
01 Jun 2014
Badaun: BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday joined the politicians who made a beeline to the village, where two dalit girls were brutally gang-raped and murdered. She stepped up attack on SP government alleging it was perpetrating ‘jungle raj’ and there was attempt to put the case on the back burner.
21 Jul 2014
Jhansi: Blaming degradation of social values for rising rape and molestation cases in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the problem can be overcome through social pressure and compulsions.
31 May 2014
United Nation: The United Nations minced no words in strongly condemning the brutal rape and murder of two Dalit teenage girls in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in India, branding it as a ‘horrendous crime’ while also stressing on the need to protect each and every citizen of the country by the law enforcing bodies.
07 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Himachal government to pay monetary relief to a gang-rape victim, turning down the government's contention that since the three accused policemen were not on duty at the time of the incident, it is not liable to pay.
31 May 2014
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi met the family of two gang-rape victims in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
30 May 2014
Badaun (UP): The family of two murdered teenage girls on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the incident saying they had no faith in local police which was "hand in gloves" with the accused.
30 May 2014
New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has sent a report to the Home Ministry on the gang-rape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, saying that some arrests have been made and all the guilty in the case will be punished.
19 Jul 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took stock of the probe into the brutal rape and murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area here and directed police officials to solve the case at the earliest.