27 Jan 2013
Holding a man guilty of raping a 15-year-old friend of his daughter, a fast track court has said delay by victim in lodging complaint of sexual violence should not be a mitigating factor for conviction of accused as it is agonising for victims to confide in such cases.
30 Apr 2012
A court in Bihar's Rohtas district on Monday sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on him after finding him guilty in raping a woman five years ago.
30 Mar 2012
A youth who had raped a minor girl living in his neighbourhood after forcibly dragging her into his house two years ago has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment by a Delhi court.
10 Dec 2015
Kolkata: Three accused in the infamous Park Street gangrape case were today convicted by a court here. Two other accused in the case are still absconding.
19 Dec 2015
New Delhi: As decks seemed to be cleared for the release of the juvenile convict in December 16 gangrape case, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi blamed Rajya Sabha for not passing the bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act which seeks stringent punishment for children aged between 16-18 involved in heinous crimes.
27 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday termed as 'shocking and shameful' the alleged gangrapes of women in Haryana's Murthal area during the Jat quota stir and demanded strict punishment for the culprits.
11 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said parliament may think of formulating laws providing for harsher punishment for those accused of rape and abuse of minor children.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi/ Mumbai: A Mumbai court will on Tuesday pronounce the quantum of punishment for all three convicts in connection with the gang-rape of a photojournalist at the Shakti Mills Compound here last year.
11 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Prosecutors on Wednesday demanded death penalty for four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist, who was attacked on a bus in New Delhi last December.
30 Dec 2012
People demanding stringent punishment for the rapists of the 23-year-old girl gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday a day when the victim's body was flown in from Singapore and cremated in New Delhi.