Seven youths arrested for raping 17-year-old girl in Tiruppur

TIRUPPUR: The Udumalaipettai all women police in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur district arrested 9 people for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old girl. All the accused who have been arrested in connection with the crime belong to the same village where the victim lives, the police said.  A 17-year-old girl from the Udumalpet area has been living in her […]

Manipur unrest: Naga women call for halt to violence against women

IMPHAL: The Naga Women Union (NWU) raised a poignant call to halt the harassment and alleged abduction of Naga women amid the tumultuous situation in Manipur, on Friday. As the festive spirit of Christmas envelops the region, the union’s President, Ch. Priscilla Thiumai denounced the disturbing trend of miscreants perpetuating coercion through extortion. The union […]

Landmark verdict on marital rape upholds women’s dignity

The recent verdict by the Gujarat High Court on marital rape marks a significant and welcome decision affirming the dignity and autonomy of women in India. The court’s rejection of a bail application in a case where a woman filed a complaint of rape and domestic violence against her husband and in-laws sets a crucial […]

JSW head Sajjan Jindal refutes rape allegations amid student outcry at O.P. Jindal University

NEW DELHI: Sajjan Jindal, the prominent Chairman and Managing Director of JSW Group, has denied the serious allegations of rape levelled against him. In a statement released in his capacity, Jindal asserts, “Sajjan Jindal denies these false and baseless allegations. He is committed to providing full cooperation throughout the investigation. As the investigation is ongoing, […]

Uttar Pradesh: BJP MLA sentenced to 25 years for raping tribal minor

NEW DELHI: On Friday, Uttar Pradesh MLA from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ramdular Gond was sent to jail for 25 years for raping a tribal minor girl in 2014. The judgement was delivered by a sessions court in Sonbhadra district on Wednesday. Presently, the representative of the Duddhi constituency, Gond risks losing his membership […]

Gujarat: Dalit woman pays the price for son’s pursuit of justice

NEW DELHI: A 45-year-old Dalit woman in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, lost her life after reportedly being assaulted by four men. The motive behind the attack is believed to be her refusal to compel her son to withdraw a case filed against the assailants under the stringent Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act three […]

Bihar neighbour rapes, kills minor girl; buries body in home

Despite his servants' confession, the accused is yet to be arrested by Bihar police

Rajasthan No. 1 In Rape, Is Gehlot Govt Even Bothered?

A whopping 6,342 rape cases were registered in Rajasthan, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, reveals the National Crime Records Bureau report of 2021