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Alwar Rape Case: BJP Constitutes 4-member Committee To Probe Alleged Assault

Jan 13, 2022 Tabeenah Anjum

The committee will submit its report in seven days to probe the abduction and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and abandoned 25km away from her home in Rajasthan’s Alwar district

Benjamin Mendy Rape Case: Manchester City Footballer Granted Bail By Court

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was in custody for 134 days. He is accused of seven counts of rape relating to four women and one count of sexual assault.

Girl Accuses Rape-Convict Father Of Molesting Her Even After Spending A Decade In Jail

Delhi court has sought police report on girl's molestation complaint against rape-convict father.

Rape Cases On Rise In Himachal Pradesh; Culprits Mostly Close Relations: Official Records

Jan 02, 2022 Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a steady increase in rape cases according to the state’s crime statistics of 2021.

Delhi Police Chief Launches Project For Safety, Security Of Children

"We must strive to ensure the prevention of such crimes, and the launch of the 'Abhaya' project is a step in that direction as the society also needs to be well aware and educated," Asthana said.

17 December, 2021

NCW Hits Out At Karnataka Congress MLA K R Ramesh Kumar Over Rape Remark


NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma said the remark of Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was ‘extremely sad and unfortunate’.

26 November, 2021

Study Says Trial In 99 Per Cent Of POCSO Cases Was Still Pending By December 2020

Outlook Web Desk

When contacted Delhi Police Spokesperson Chinmoy Biswal said, “In Delhi, we register crime against children and POCSO cases promptly and take a deadline of 60 days under POCSO Act for investigation very seriously. A majority of the 56 per cent pending cases last year has been charge-sheeted and moved to court.”

23 November, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Booked For Molesting Students

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The woman informed police that the accused used to call students to his house where he kept obscene literature and sex toys, and would force them to smoke narcotic substances. She also alleged that he is on 'good terms with the senior management of the college'.

10 November, 2021

Rape Threat To Virat Kohli's Daughter: Hyderabad Man Arrested By Mumbai Police

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Ramnagesh Srinivas Akubathini, a resident of Sangareddy area in Hyderabad, had sent online threats after the Indian cricket team lost back-to-back matches against Pakistan and New Zealand in the T20 World Cup.

28 October, 2021

17-Year-Old Kerala Girl Delivers Own Baby At Home Watching YouTube Videos

Outlook Web Desk

The 21-year-old father of the child has been booked under POCSO as well as for rape.

15 October, 2021

Delhi Police Registers Case After AIIMS Medico Alleges Rape By Colleague

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The female AIIMS doctor has alleged that she was raped by the senior colleague, after she went to his room to celebrate his birthday.


08 October, 2021

Delta Meghwal Case: Rajasthan Court Convicts All Accused; Victim’s Father Says 'Justice Delivered'

Tabeenah Anjum

Five years ago a teenager Delta Meghwal was found dead at her college in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district, following which her parents had alleged that she was raped by her teacher.

08 October, 2021

Tamil Nadu Police Seeks Custody Of Rape Accused IAF Officer

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The accused IAF Flight Lieutenant had allegedly raped his female colleague officer.

06 October, 2021

Delhi Court Refuses Bail To Man Accused Of Raping And Forcibly Getting Woman Undergo Abortion

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The woman does not forsake her other rights, including reproductive rights either when she enters into a sexual relationship with a partner, said the court.

05 October, 2021

No Two-Finger Test Of Female Officer Conducted In Alleged Coimbatore Rape Case: Air Chief Marshal

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Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said disciplinary action will be taken against those found guilty in alleged rape of a female air force officer in Coimbatore.

14 September, 2021

Delhi Police Book LJP MP Prince Paswan For Rape

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Prince Paswan is a Member of Parliament from Samastipur in Bihar.

12 September, 2021

Mumbai Woman Who Was Raped, Assaulted With Iron Rod, Dies In Hospital

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The crime, which took place in the wee hours of Friday in suburban Sakinaka, bore similarity to the 2012 `Nirbhaya' gang-rape case of Delhi. The suspect was arrested within a few hours of the incident. He was later charged with murder.


10 September, 2021

Benjamin Mendy Rape Case: Manchester City Defender To Go Under Trial On January 24 Next Year

Associated Press (AP)

The 27-year-old French international is accused of four counts of rape and one of sexual assault

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz