08 Jan 2013
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday reiterated his demand for stringent punishment to those accused in rape cases.
27 Aug 2013
New Delhi: In a significant ruling, Supreme Court on Tuesday held that rape cases cannot be compromised or condoned even if the victim forgives the accused for the offence.
27 Feb 2013
Against the backdrop of December 16 Delhi gang rape, a Parliamentary panel has recommended that mercy petitions should generally not be considered in cases of rape and murder and reasons for any grant of pardon should be made public.
31 Dec 2012
Demanding justice for 23-year-old girl who was gang-raped in a moving bus on December 16 night in the national capital, the protesters on Sunday called for a Bharat Bandh on January 3.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Over 34,600 cases of rape have been reported across the country last year with Madhya Pradesh and Delhi topping the infamous list of states and union territories respectively.
13 Sep 2015
New Delhi: At a time when corruption has affected the system like cancer, courts should not get swayed by the concept of mercy while awarding punishment to the corrupt, the Supreme Court has said.
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.
19 Apr 2014
Mumbai: A petition seeking confirmation of the capital punishment awarded to three common convicts of the Shakti Mills gang-rape cases has been filed in the Bombay High Court.
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.