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Another bid to amend rape laws: Why and what next?

The amendment bill will have to wait for Monsoon session, which will be convened sometime in July.

21 Apr 2018 1:54 PM

My husband has isolated himself in room: Wife of BJP MLA accused in Unnao rape

Wife of accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar met a top police officer in Lucknow to demand 'justice for her husband'.

11 Apr 2018 3:29 PM

Massive protests across nation over Unnao, Kathua rape cases

The protests began today from 5 pm onwards.

15 Apr 2018 6:47 PM

Hope PM Modi will soon fast over violence against women: Rahul Gandhi

Congress blamed the Yogi Adityanath government of shielding the accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar.

11 Apr 2018 8:53 PM

Marital rape & the dynamics of power

The sanctioned violence and rape within marriage in many cultures limits the possibilities of consolidating a democratic society with just and egalitarian values.

06 May 2016 11:26 PM


Why accused BJP MLA not arrested despite FIR: Allahabad HC to UP govt

Allahabad High Court said it would pronounce its order on the Unnao rape case at 2 pm on Friday.

12 Apr 2018 3:48 PM

Unnao rape case: UP government withdraws security cover of accused BJP MLA

The lawmaker had the 'Y' category security cover, which entitled him to 11 security men, including commandos and police personnel.

20 Apr 2018 4:44 PM

Rape rage: Will BJP lose J&K govt, women’s vote?

The government’s prolonged silence on the two cases and the BJP’s complicity in protecting the accused is likely to have two important consequences.

18 Apr 2018 12:40 AM

UP govt orders CBI probe against BJP MLA for rape, custodial murder

A separate inquiry report has been submitted on the conduct of the Unnao jail officials during the victim's father's detention.

12 Apr 2018 9:04 AM

Unnao rape: FIR against BJP MLA, CM wants CBI probe

Director general of police O.P. Singh said that the case was being given to CBI to ensure transparency in investigations.

13 Apr 2018 1:59 AM


CBI books Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao rape case

The probe agency has filed a case against Sengar on charges of criminal conspiracy for falsely implicating rape victim's father in a case.

21 May 2018 2:42 PM

Protests across nation as India continues to witness brutal rapes

Protestors will be assembling again at Vishvidyalaya in New Delhi at 6 pm today.

16 Apr 2018 3:12 PM

Days before death, Unnao rape victim's father named BJP MLA's brother as his attacker

The 55-year-old man, who was arrested by the police last week following complaints by the attackers, died in police custody on Monday.

11 Apr 2018 9:56 PM

Rape-tainted leaders push BJP on back foot

The CBI, meanwhile, has arrested a woman, identified as Shashi Singh, the woman who allegedly took the victim to Sengar on the day of the crime.

21 Apr 2018 1:57 AM

Confined to hotel room, no water, Unnao rape victim in 'prison-like conditions'

The woman and her family was taken to a hotel in Unnao near her village after her father died in custody on Monday.

11 Apr 2018 2:19 PM


Unnao: BJP MLA charged with rape, CBI will decide on arrest, says police

An FIR has been filed against the accused BJP MLA for raping an 18-year-old woman in June 2017.

12 Apr 2018 11:19 AM

Here's what ex-bureaucrats say in an open letter to Narendra Modi

49 retired civil servants asked Modi to reach out to the families of the Kathua and Unnao rape victims to 'seek their forgiveness'.

16 Apr 2018 10:06 AM

Cabinet clears ordinance for death to child rapists

Of the 36,000 women who filed complaints in 2016, 462 were below the age of 6, 1,596 between 6 and 12 years old and 6,091 were 12-16 years old.

22 Apr 2018 1:43 AM

Lok Sabha passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts

The bill replaces Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following outcry over Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

30 Jul 2018 9:14 PM

Death sentence for rapists of children below 12; 60-day deadline for probe

A six-month time limit for the disposal of appeals in rape cases has also been prescribed.

21 Apr 2018 8:48 PM