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Continuance Of Marital Rape Exception Egregiously Problematic: Justice Shakdher

Continuance Of Marital Rape Exception Egregiously Problematic: Justice Shakdher

“What makes the continuance of MRE on the statute egregiously problematic is, while it emasculates the woman's right to trigger prosecution against her husband for non-consensual sex, women, who are sex workers or are separated from their husbands, are...

12 May 2022
UP: Minor Girl Alleges Rape By SHO In Police Station Where She Went To File A Gang-Rape Case

UP: Minor Girl Alleges Rape By SHO In Police Station Where She Went To File A Gang-Rape Case

A 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by four people, complains of rape again by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station in UP's Lalitpur...

04 May 2022

Man And Son Held For Duping Woman Of Rs 35 Lakh In Delhi

The accused has been identified as Meghraj Singh and his son Gaurav Milind (23), residents of Kondli in Mayur Vihar Phase-III here, they said. Milind also has...

Honour killing: 17-Year-Old Girl Strangled To Death By Father, Brother In UP

Honour killing: 17-Year-Old Girl Strangled To Death By Father, Brother In UP

The father and the brother of a 17-year-old girl, whose body was exhumed for postmortem, have been arrested in a case of honour killing, police here said on...

23 April 2022

Mob In Agra Burns Houses Of Muslim Man Accused Of Kidnapping Hindu Woman

A video surfaced on social media in which the woman said she is an adult and had gone willingly with the man, according to police.

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29 March 2022
Bengal: 9-Year-Old Girl Raped In Bardhaman; 1 Arrested

Bengal: 9-Year-Old Girl Raped In Bardhaman; 1 Arrested

The girl stepped out of the venue to drink water at a tube well when the man forcibly took her to a nearby house that was empty, police said.


29 March 2022
Bulli Bai, Sulli Deals Creators Granted Bail On 'Humanitarian Grounds'; A Recap Of The Controversies

Bulli Bai, Sulli Deals Creators Granted Bail On 'Humanitarian Grounds'; A Recap Of The Controversies

According to reports, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, KPS Malhotra, said that the basic ground of granting bail to the Sulli Deals and Bulli Bai creators...


29 March 2022
Taliban Goes Back On Promise To Let Women Study: What That Means For Afghanistan

Taliban Goes Back On Promise To Let Women Study: What That Means For Afghanistan

The surprising decision, confirmed by a Taliban official, is bound to disrupt efforts by the Taliban to win recognition from potential international donors...


26 February 2022
J&K Police Launches Emergency Helpline ‘Dial 112'

J&K Police Launches Emergency Helpline ‘Dial 112'

"The citizens can Dial 112 wherever they are in distress and for any kind of emergency assistance," the officials said.


24 February 2022
Delhi Sees Uptick In Crimes Against Women In 2021; 17.51 Pc Surge In Rape Cases

Delhi Sees Uptick In Crimes Against Women In 2021; 17.51 Pc Surge In Rape Cases

The Delhi Police claimed the rise in cases is due to a "conscious policy of fair and truthful registration".


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22 February 2022
Uttar Pradesh Polls: Parties Woo Women, But What Do Women Want?

Uttar Pradesh Polls: Parties Woo Women, But What Do Women Want?

Lucknow-based activist Usha Vishwakarma says that while women are definitely being used as symbols, the real impact of women’s issues on elections can only...


09 February 2022
Crime Against Women In Trains In SER Zone Nil This Year: IG RPF

Crime Against Women In Trains In SER Zone Nil This Year: IG RPF

He said that 19 traffickers were arrested and 743 children were rescued by RPF in the SER zone from April 2021 to January 2022.


07 February 2022
Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Women are often defined on the basis of their relationship with men. And cuss words in all languages reflect this disparity.


27 January 2022
False Sexual Harassment Cases Trivialise Women Empowerment: Delhi HC

False Sexual Harassment Cases Trivialise Women Empowerment: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court expressed its anguish at how provisions such as those of sexual harassment are falsely invoked at the 'drop of a hat' to register one's...


23 January 2022
Actor Dileep, Others Appear Before Crime Branch

Actor Dileep, Others Appear Before Crime Branch

Actor Dileep on Sunday reached the Crime Branch office here as directed by the Kerala High Court for interrogation in a case registered against him and five...


21 January 2022
Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Uddhab Kumar Bharali, a Padma Shri awardee's bail has been cancelled by the Gauhati High Court for alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl he was fostering.


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21 January 2022
Politics Of Fear, Hope And Disappointment

Politics Of Fear, Hope And Disappointment

In this climate of fear, where’s hope? Or, what is hope? We, as people, expect miracles (development, welfare, freedom) from our princes. Will hope return?...


18 January 2022
Rajasthan Govt To Hand Over Alwar Minor Girl Alleged Sexual Assault Case To CBI

Rajasthan Govt To Hand Over Alwar Minor Girl Alleged Sexual Assault Case To CBI

Amid high pressure from the opposition, the Rajasthan government has decided to transfer the case of alleged sexual assault of a minor girl in Alwar, to the...


17 January 2022
School Closure Leading Students To Work As Labourers, Getting Married: Aurangabad MLC

School Closure Leading Students To Work As Labourers, Getting Married: Aurangabad MLC

When schools are closed, most recently due to rising Covid-19 cases, boys go to work as labourers and girls are hastily married off, an Aurangabad MLC writes...


07 January 2022
NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

NCW (National Commission for Women) also asked Uttar Pradesh police to probe the veracity of a purported video, which shows hairstylist Jawed Habib spitting on...


04 January 2022
Bulli Bai App: Mumbai Cyber Police Detain Woman From Uttarakhand, Engineering Student Held In Bengaluru

Bulli Bai App: Mumbai Cyber Police Detain Woman From Uttarakhand, Engineering Student Held In Bengaluru

The Bulli Bai application was auctioning photos of Indian Muslim Women online. Police have detained a woman from Uttarakhand and a 21 year old engineering...


03 January 2022
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Speaks Against 'Bulli Bai' App, Calls It 'Communal Conspiracy Against India's Composite Culture'

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Speaks Against 'Bulli Bai' App, Calls It 'Communal Conspiracy Against India's Composite Culture'

Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the 'Bulli Bai' application (which is auctioning photos of Indian Muslim women) is a communal...


03 January 2022
Bulli Bai App Auctioning Muslim Women's Photos Invites NCW's Attention, Expedited Action Sought

Bulli Bai App Auctioning Muslim Women's Photos Invites NCW's Attention, Expedited Action Sought

Photos of Muslim women are being auctioned on an application named Bulli Bai. National Commission for Women has written to the Delhi Police to expedite its...


02 January 2022
Rape Cases On Rise In Himachal Pradesh; Culprits Mostly Close Relations: Official Records

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

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


28 December 2021
NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal...


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