27 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Amid strong protest and walkout by Opposition parties, Uttar Pradesh Assembly yesterday passed a Bill that seeks to relax the provisions restricting SCs and STs to sell their land to non-Dalits.
30 Jul 2015
Ahmedabad: Following the Supreme Court's directive, a medical team here this evening gave permission for termination of a minor rape victim's 25-week-old pregnancy though the law allows abortion only until the 20th week.
31 Jul 2015
Ahmedabad: Doctors today started the medical procedure to abort a 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim after Supreme Court intervened in the girl's favour, in what might be a first of its kind case in the Indian medico-legal history.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: An acid attack victim, who was brutally attacked 18 years ago, underwent free surgery at a private hospital here today, Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal said.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A man has been awarded ten years in jail for raping a woman on false promise of marriage by a Delhi court, which refused to take a lenient view saying the crime committed by him was very serious as he has ruined the victim 'physically, psychologically and financially.'
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Rich people can get away by paying money but it is different for the ordinary citizens, said a shocked and disappointed mother of two teenagers who were killed in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy.
19 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has kicked a fresh controversy with his comments on rape, saying while one man commits rape, four are named to 'settle scores' and that rape by four persons is not 'practical'.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Vinay Sharma, one of the five adult men accused of raping a physiotherapy student on a moving bus in the national capital in December 2013, today filed an application before the Patiala House Court, demanding security for himself in jail.
13 Jul 2015
Lucknow/Bareilly: After a key witness in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was killed, the 16-year-old victim demanded a CBI probe into the matter, even as police conducted searches in Shahjahanpur and Lucknow ashrams to nab the assailants today.
08 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Mumbai Police are investigating an incident of attempted rape of a 22-year old woman by an unidentified person in a running suburban train of the Western Railway, officials said here today.