UNNAO RAPE CASE
UP rape survivor set ablaze on way to court, five men arrested
The woman, who was raped in December last year and is being treated in a Lucknow hospital, said in a statement that she was on her way from her village in Unnao district to Rae Bareli where the trial is going on when she was attacked and set ablaze early on Thursday morning.
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Accused snatched weapons and attacked police party, got killed in retaliatory firing: Cyberabad CP
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Rapists under POCSO Act should not be allowed mercy petition: President Ram Nath Kovind
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All 4 accused in Hyderabad rape-murder case killed in encounter: Telangana Police
The incident took place around 6.30 am when the accused, lorry workers aged between 20 and 24, were taken to the scene of the crime near Hyderabad for a reconstruction of events as part of the investigation, a senior police official said.
MHA recommends to Prez to reject mercy plea of Nirbhaya gang-rape convict
The move came two days after the file rejecting the mercy plea was sent by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to the Home Ministry.
Congress-Smriti Irani encounters rock Lok Sabha
Union minister Smriti Irani was speaking in the Lok Sabha on the Unnao rape issue when she was interrupted by two Congress MPs who apparently got up from their seats and rushed towards the treasury benches. Meenakshi Lekhi, who was in the Chair, told Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to ask his party MPs to come to the House and seek an apology.
NHRC team begins inquiry into alleged police encounter of accused in Vet case
The NHRC took cognisance of the encounter killings of the four accused in the case and ordered a probe on Friday. The apex human rights body in the country had said the encounter was a matter of concern and needed to be investigated carefully.
Rising cases of rape: Centre says ready to explore stringent provisions in law
Responding to a discussion during Zero Hour in the wake of the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad, Rajnath Singh said he was falling short of words to condemn the heinous crime. "We are ready for discussions in the House so that stringent provisions in laws could be explored to give punishment to those involved in such ghastly incidents," he said.
Lok Sabha members raise issue of rising rape cases in country
As soon as proceedings began, Congress members displayed posters and raised the Hyderabad rape case. They were also joined by members from the DMK and BSP, among others. Noting that the House is also concerned, Speaker Om Birla told members that the matter can be discussed during the Zero Hour and decided to continue with the Question Hour.
Hyderabad rape-murder case- Culprits should be hanged till death, says victim's father
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Vet's rape, murder case in fast track court, announces KCR
KCR, as Rao is popularly known, decided to set up a fast track court to deal with the case. He asked the officials concerned to take measures in this regard.
Nirbhaya's parents welcome encounter; Tharoor cautions against extra-judicial killings
The mother of Nirbhaya, the 23-year-old paramedic student who died days after being gang raped in December 2012, appealed to authorities to not punish the policemen involved in the encounter. Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, however, said extra judicial killings were not acceptable.
Rapists should be kept in jail permanently: Hema Malini
"Each day we hear about women being harassed. My suggestion is keep the culprits in jail permanently. Once they go in jail, they should not be released at all," Hema Malini told reporters in Parliament premises in response to a question.
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