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.
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.
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.
18 Jul 2014
New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday expressed concern over the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a public school in Bangalore and her ministry has sought a report from Karnataka government about the incident.
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.
16 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Two juveniles arrested in connection with the Shakti Mill gangrape cases of a photojournalist and a telephone operator were on Tuesday convicted by the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and sent to a Nashik school for three years to learn "good behaviour".
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed till further orders the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case.
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.
13 Jul 2014
Chennai: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.