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.
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
New Delhi: More than 9,700 cases of atrocities against women, including domestic violence and rape, have been registered since April one this year, with Uttar Pradesh seeing the highest number of such cases, the government said today.
21 Jul 2015
Bareilly (UP): An audio clip in which self-styled godman and rape accused Asaram is purportedly heard offering bribe to a witness, who was killed later, has been handed over to police by the victim's father.
22 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) is mulling increasing the number of lawyers in its Rape Crisis Cell (RCC) to expedite proceedings for ensuring justice in such cases, its newly appointed chief Swati Maliwal said today.
21 Jul 2015
Unnao (UP): A 45-year-old man died after he was set ablaze allegedly by three persons of his village after he complained to police that his daughter was being teased by them.
28 Jun 2015
Guwahati: An earthquake of moderate intensity of 5.6 on the Richter Scale rocked Assam, including its capital Guwahati, at 6.35 am today.
11 Jul 2015
Chennai: The Madras High Court today recalled its controversial order directing mediation between a rapist and the victim days after the Supreme Court observed that it would be a 'spectacular error' to adopt a soft approach on cases of rape and stated that there cannot be any compromise in such matters.
12 Jul 2015
Lucknow: An FIR was registered against senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur last night accusing him of rape, hours after he lodged a complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that there can be no compromise in a rape case in the name of promising wedlock. An Apex Court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that any compromise promising wedlock between a rape accused and the victim compromises the dignity of the woman.