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12-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Woman gang-raped in flat, jumps off balcony to escape

A young woman was allegedly gang-raped by five persons, including one known to her, here on Sunday and she finally escaped by jumping off the balcony of the first floor flat, police said.Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Yadav said the incident took...

09-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Kolkata woman raped inside beauty parlour, two arrested

Two men were arrested for allegedly raping a young woman inside a beauty parlour in Kolkata, the city police said on Thursday."The prime accused, Raj Kumar Mondal, and his accomplice Amal Mondal were arrested for allegedly raping a young woman after calling...

09-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Three arrested for raping minor girl in Bengal

Three persons were arrested for allegedly raping a juvenile girl in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said on Thursday."Three youth allegedly asked a young girl out and later raped her at a nearby empty field in West Midnapore district's Belda...

07-Mar-2017 Kalpetta (Kerala)

Six youths held for raping seven Kerala orphanage girls

Six youths were on Tuesday arrested for raping seven school girls, who are inmates of an orphanage near here, police said.Statements of the victims -- students of Classes 8 and 9 -- were recorded by a magistrate earlier in the day.Speaking to IANS, a Kalpetta...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Six held for gangrape in Delhi

Delhi Police arrested six youths in connection with gang raped with a third year student of Delhi University in Faridabad.Police said on Saturday that the incident came to light on February 18 after the victim, 20, a student of PGDAV collage here in Nehru...

01-Feb-2017 Islamabad

Teenager raped, murdered in Karachi

A 17-year-old girl was raped and strangled to death in Pakistan's Sindh province , officials said.The body was recovered from an under-construction house in Surjani area in the suburbs of Karachi, Dawn reported on Wednesday. A police surgeon confirmed...

16-Dec-2016 New Delhi

20-year-old woman raped in car in Delhi

A 20-year-old woman was raped in the national capital by a cab driver on the pretext of giving her a ride, police said on Friday. The driver has been arrested.The 30-year-old driver, identified as Aman, is a resident of the Moti Bagh slums in south Delhi....

15-Dec-2016 Budgam

Man gets lifer for raping and murdering two minor girls in Budgam

Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Budgam has sentenced a man Kamal Jeet Singh alias Rinku son of Aya Sing, resident of Attina Beerwah area of Central Kashmir’s District Budgam for rigorous imprisonment for life for raping and murdering two minor...

31-Oct-2016 Kolkata

Two girls attempt suicide after rape, one dead

A teenage girl died and another was struggling for life as they attempted suicide after being allegedly raped by their male friends in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, police said on Monday.One of the victims hanged herself on Sunday, while the other...

31-Oct-2016 Kolkata

Two girls attempt suicide after rape, one dead

A teenaged girl died and another was struggling for life after they attempted suicide after being allegedly raped by their male friends in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal, police said on Monday.One of the victims hanged herself on Sunday, while the...

30-Sep-2016 Shillong

School principal, teacher arrested for raping students

The principal and a senior teacher of a Kendriya Vidyalaya near here were on Friday arrested and sent to five-day police custody on charge of raping two minor students, police saidYogesh Joshi, 32, from Churu village in Rajasthan, and Deep Jyoti Das, 25,...

28-Sep-2016 Shillong

Man jailed for 10 years for rape in Meghalaya

A Meghalaya court has sentenced a man convicted of raping a minor school girl to 10 years rigorous imprisonment after a Fast Track Court had acquitted him.On November 30, 2011, Small Phawa raped the 14-year-old in a forested area after abducting her. The...

23-Sep-2016 Guwahati

Young woman raped in train in Assam, one nabbed

A youth was arrested in Assam's Tinsukia district on Friday on charge of raping a 20-year-old woman in a train while search is on for his two accomplices, police said.Police said the crime took place in the Tinsukia-bound Bangalore-Tinsukia Express on...

21-Sep-2016 Kollam (Kerala)

90-year-old widow raped in Kerala

In a shocking incident, a 90-year-old widow, who is a cancer patient, has been raped here in Kerala by a man who was armed with a knife, police said on Wednesday.The woman too told the media that the crime was committed by someone who knew the layout of...

20-Sep-2016 New York

How depression is linked to diabetes during pregnancy

Depression in early pregnancy more than doubles the risk of gestational diabetes, which, in turn, increases risk of postpartum depression six weeks after giving birth, says a study.Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes occurring only in pregnancy and, if untreated,...

17-Sep-2016 Kochi

Police file charge sheet in Kerala woman's rape-murder case

The Kerala Police on Saturday filed a charge sheet in a local court in the brutal rape-murder of a 27-year-old Dalit law student.The name of an Assam native, Ameerul Islam, featured as the lone accused in the charge sheet.Police filed the over 1,500-page...

11-Sep-2016 Gurgaon

Manipuri girl raped by relative in Gurgaon, accused held

An electrician has been arrested for raping a 16-year-old girl from Manipur related to him by marriage, police said on Sunday.Police said the 16-year girl from Manipur, who had come to Gurgaon only two days ago, filed a complaint of sexual assault against...

03-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar arrested for rape

Sacked AAP Minister Sandeep Kumar, who was earlier on Saturday booked for rape following the complaint by a woman who figured in a video with him, has been arrested, police said.Sandeep Kumar has been arrested, said Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikramjit Singh.The...

31-Aug-2016 Kolkata

Two cab drivers arrested for Kolkata minor's rape, murder

Two drivers of an online cab aggregator were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the rape and murder of a 12-year-old pavement dweller here.Police claimed the duo - Shankar Shaw and Guddu Singh - picked up the girl from the pavement and forcibly put...

30-Aug-2016 Chennai

Female college student dies after friend hits her on head

A female college student in Karur, Tamil Nadu, died after she was allegedly beaten grievously in her classroom by a male student, said police."The boy came into the college and took a log lying inside the compound and entered her classroom and had a small...

25-Aug-2016 New Delhi

December 16 gang-rape convict attempts suicide in Tihar Jail

Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts in the December 16, 2012, gang-rape tried to commit suicide by hanging himself with a 'gamcha' from the ventilator of his cell in Tihar Jail on Wednesday night but was prevented from doing so by Tamil Nadu policemen....

25-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Nirbhaya's parents want all convicts dead

Hours after the suicide attempt by one of the convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape case, the parents of the 23-year-old victim on Thursday said they wanted to see "all of the convicts dead so that they could take a sigh of relief"."It is good. It is...

22-Aug-2016 New Delhi

7-year-old girl raped in Delhi, 3 arrested

A seven-year-old girl was picked up while asleep by three youths, two of who are her neighbours, and raped on Sunday night in east Delhi's Mandavali area, police said on Monday. The girl has been hospitalised.According to police, the incident occurred...

21-Aug-2016 Kolkata

Minor girl allegedly raped, murdered in Bengal

The body of a 12-year-old girl suspected to have been raped before being murdered was found on Sunday in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said.The body of the Class 3 student was found from a house in Debra area under Kharagpur subdivision of...

13-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Plea in Supreme Court against Azam Khan on Bulandshahr gangrape case

The Supreme Court has been moved seeking registration of an FIR against Uttar Pradesh Minister for Urban Development Azam Khan for making "outrageous" comments against the victims -- the mother and her minor daughter -- of the July 29 gangrape on the highway...

09-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Class 10 girl raped by minor in Delhi

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, police said on Tuesday.The incident occurred on Monday when the girl had gone with the boy after school hours, a senior police officer told IANS. "We have apprehended...

04-Aug-2016 New Delhi

'Peepli Live' co-director gets 7 years' jail for rape

A court here on Thursday sentenced Mahmood Farooqui, the co-director of acclaimed 2010 Hindi film "Peepli Live", to seven years' jail after finding him guilty of raping an American woman.Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000...

04-Aug-2016 Ghaziabad

AAP activists booked after protest in UP's Bulandshahr

A case has been registered here against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists for holding a march and burning an effigy of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to protest the Bulandshahr gang-rape case, police said on Thursday.The AAP's Ghaziabad unit...

01-Aug-2016 Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh)

Bulandshahr gang rape: Three arrested, hunt for others, says police

Three suspects, arrested in the sensational Bulandshahr gang rape case, were produced before a court here which sent them to 14 days judicial custody and a hunt was on for the other accused, police said on Monday, even as the victims narrated their night of...

01-Aug-2016 Lucknow

Opposition seeks Akhilesh's resignation over Bulandshahr gang rape

Opposition parties on Monday demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the gang rape of a Noida-based mother and daughter near Bulandshahr and also asked him to own up moral responsibility of the heinous crime.Former Chief Minister...

30-Jul-2016 Kolkata

Kolkata actor held for raping aspiring actress

A city-based actor-photographer on Saturday was arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing an aspiring actress, police said.Following a complaint by the victim, Aniket Dawn was arrested on charges of rape and criminal intimidation.According to the...

18-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Four members of Salman Khan Tyagi gang held in Delhi

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday claimed to have arrested Salman Tyagi, one of the most wanted criminals of west Delhi who was externed from Delhi for two years along with his three associates.Tyagi, 26, a resident of Hapur district in Uttar Pradesh,...

18-Jul-2016 Mumbai

Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the abhoring 2012 Nirbhaya case of Delhi.While the government rejected...

07-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Two arrested in Kupwara for alleged gang rape

Two persons were arrested by police on Thursday in north Kashmir's Kupwara district for alleged gang rape of a woman.A senior police officer said in summer capital Srinagar, "A complaint was lodged by parents and neighbours of a female in Police Station...

06-Jul-2016 Agartala

Bus driver, assistant held for rape in Tripura

A young woman was raped in a moving bus in Tripura, following which the accused driver and his assistant have been arrested, police said on Wednesday."The 19-year-old woman was raped by the driver at Gauranga Bazar on Monday night in southern Tripura....

02-Jul-2016 New York

Walk the talk at workplace for super health

Ever thought of a walking meeting at your office? Organise one this Monday as it will surely keep you and your colleagues (boss included), who spend most of their working hours sitting in chairs, healthy.Converting just one seated meeting per week at work...

28-Jun-2016 Ghaziabad

Woman gang-raped in Ghaziabad

A woman has told police that she was gang raped in a moving car in Ghaziabad. The incident occurred on Monday night.Police said on Tuesday that the woman, a Noida resident, alleged that a Mahendra, who was known to her, invited her on Monday evening to...

28-Jun-2016 New Delhi

13-year-old girl raped in Delhi

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in west Delhi's Madipur area, police said on Tuesday.A senior police official told IANS: "The accused, identified as Ravi, had raped the minor girl two days ago (Sunday) after...

16-Jun-2016 New Delhi

Yet another woman gang-raped in car in Delhi, three held

A 25-year-old woman returning home after watching a movie was abducted and gang-raped in a moving car here by three men, police said on Thursday. All three accused have been arrested.The woman, accompanied by a female friend, was returning home after watching...

13-Jun-2016 Agartala

School principal arrested for raping minor student

The principal of a primary school in Tripura has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl student, police said here on Monday.The accused, 36, is a principal of a private school in Kanchanpur and allegedly raped the nine-year-old girl student several...

07-Jun-2016 Gurgaon (Haryana)

25-year-old held for rape in Gurgaon

A 25-year-old man was arrested here after his 20-year-old married woman neighbour slapped rape charges on him, police said on Tuesday.The accused, Chandrashekhar, and the victim live in rented accommodation in Jharsa area in Gurgaon.The victim alleged...

06-Jun-2016 New Delhi

Danish woman's rape: Five men convicted

A court here on Monday convicted five men on charges of raping a Danish woman in 2014.Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar held the five guilty and set June 9 for hearing arguments on the quantum of sentence.Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja,...

31-May-2016 Kolkata

Three arrested in Salt Lake gangrape case

Three persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the sensational gangrape of a young woman in a moving car in the city's posh satellite township Salt Lake, police said.The three - all drivers by profession - were picked up from Haroa in North 24 Parganas...

30-May-2016 Kolkata

Woman gangraped inside moving car in Kolkata

A woman was allegedly gang raped in a moving car by three youth early on Monday in the city's posh satellite town Salt Lake, police said.The culprits forced the woman, staying at Baguiati in northeast Kolkata, into the vehicle in the Sector V area of Salt...

25-May-2016 New Delhi

Minor brutally raped in Delhi; DCW chief to send notice to police

A 13-year-old mentally challenged girl is under treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for the past week for critical injuries she received after a sexual assault by a neighbour, police said on Wednesday. The accused has been...

25-May-2016 Lahore

Lahore school attacked after teacher 'rapes' student

A school was attacked by angry locals in Lahore city of Pakistan during a protest against sexual assault on an eight-year-old boy by his teacher and the boy's subsequent disappearance.Police reached the school on Tuesday as the protestors' gathering swelled...

11-May-2016 Jammu

Rape accused police officer arrested in Jammu

A police officer was on Wednesday arrested here in Jammu and Kashmir on charges of raping a girl inside a police station.Muhammad Iqbal Chagatta, then station house officer of Khour police station, was taken into custody after the girl and her parents...

07-May-2016 Ranchi

Woman raped in bus in Jharkhand

A 32-year-old woman was allegedly raped in a bus in Jharkhand's Koderma district, police said Saturday.According to the police, the woman was travelling to Jharkhand's Koderma district from Bihar's Nawada district in a Sri Travels bus on Friday. The driver...

03-May-2016 Patna

Month after rape and killing of minor in Bihar, no action

A month after a minor daughter of a landless labourer was gang-raped and killed in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, the police seems to have made no progress in probing the case.The 17-year-old girl of Khiribandh village in Bhagalpur was gang-raped on April...

30-Apr-2016 Gurgaon

Seven-year-old girl raped in Gurgaon

A seven-year-old girl was raped by unidentified people here, police said on Saturday. She was shifted to a Delhi hospital as her condition deteriorated.The minor lives in the shanties in an urban area under Sushant Lok police station.The girl, who lives...

16-Apr-2016 Agra

Four-year-old raped in Agra, badly injured

A four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on Saturday and later thrown into a drain by rickshaw puller, police said. She is undergoing treatment while the rapist has been arrested.The incident happened in the Nai ki Mandi police station area, close to...

12-Apr-2016 Ranchi

Man gets death for raping, killing 7-year old in Jharkhand

A Giridih district court in Jharkhand on Tuesday sentenced to death a person found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and killing her.The death sentence for Mathura Mahto was pronounced by district and session judge Sunil Kumar Singh. The incident...

26-Mar-2016 New Delhi

Four-year-old girl raped in Delhi, landlord held

A four-year-old girl was raped by the landlord of her house on the pretext of giving her chocolates, police said on Saturday. The landlord has been arrested.The incident took place on Friday when the girl was alone in her house in Sagar Pur colony of west...

15-Mar-2016 Ludhiana

SOI to bear medical expenses of two year old rape victim

In a noble gesture Student Organisation of India, wing of Shiromani Akali Dal today visited two year old who was raped by a minor boy. The student wing assured every kind of help to the family of victim and also bears the medical expenses for the treatment...

11-Mar-2016 Ranchi

Woman gang raped near railway station in Jharkhand

A woman was allegedly dragged out from a train in Deoghar district of Jharkhand by six youths on Friday and gang raped, a police officer said.The woman was sleeping in the train when the six youth forcibly took her to nearby bushes and raped her, said...

08-Mar-2016 Lucknow

Woman gang-raped in UP, infant falls to death

In a shocking incident on International Women's Day, a young woman was gang-raped in a bus in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh. Her 14-day-old infant died after falling from her lap as she tried to escape her tormentors, police said on Tuesday.An official probing...

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