Ordinance likely to award death penalty for raping children up to 12 yrs
According to the proposal, those convicted of committing rape on children up to 12 years can also be awarded death penalty.
Centre to amend law for death penalty in child rape cases below 12-year of age
In a letter submitted to Supreme Court the Centre had said tha...
People abroad think India a nation of crimes, rapes: Bombay high court
The bench made these observations while hearing pleas by the kin of sl...
PM Modi needs to pay more attention to women: IMF chief Christine Lagarde
Her sharp remarks come in the backdrop of a nationwide outrage over the rape cases in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao.
India's image today is that of a country of crimes and rapes: Bombay High Court
A bench of Justices SC Dharamadhikari and Bharati Dangre went on to say that the rest of the world was now hesitant to engage with India due to the current state of affairs.
Crime against women on the rise in UP, says Yogi government
There has been a 25% increase in rapes, 40% rise in incidents of outraging the modesty, 35% jump in cases of kidnappings of women in last one year.
BJP asks Manmohan Singh to speak on saffron terror
After the former prime minister had urged Narendra Modi to speak out on recent rape cases, the BJP hit back, challenging Manmohan Singh to address Rahul Gandhi’s remarks on saffron terror.
Recall your own advice to me, speak more often: Manmohan Singh to Narendra Modi
Hitting out at the Modi government over his silence, Singh said: "I am glad that he did speak up (on rape cases). But I wish that he had done so earlier."
Darkest hour: Ex-bureaucrats to PM Narendra Modi on rapes
The bestiality and the barbarity involved in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old child shows the depths of depravity that we have sunk into, said the letter to PM Modi.
Kathua rape case: Supreme Court directs J&K government to provide protection to victim's family members
The chief judicial magistrate of Kathua will be committing one of the charge sheets, in which seven people have been named, to the sessions court for trial.
After Kathua, minor raped in Surat, body found with 86 injury marks
The incident comes at a time when the nation is witnessing widespread protests against the government's alleged inaction in the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl.
Indian students in UK write to Modi to demand justice
It urges the Indian government to take "extraordinary measures" in the horrific rape cases that have been reported in Kathua and Unnao.
CBI detains suspect in Shimla rape and murder case
A 16-year old school girl, allegedly gang raped and murdered, went missing on July 4 on her way back from school. Her body was found dumped in forests two days later.
Hema Malini seconds Maneka Gandhi on death penalty for rape of children below 12 yrs
Taking to Twitter, Malini called for a national movement against "animals who don't spare even babies" and said media should also support the cause.
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