Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicRape cases

Topic: Rape cases

A rape forgotten—50 years ago, Mathura was denied justice. Then society betrayed her

Fifty years after she was raped, ThePrint tracks down Mathura who is still waiting for justice though her case paved the way for legal reform.

Rape is a war crime that goes unpunished

What’s happening in Ukraine is one of the worst large-scale campaigns of sexual violence in war since Islamic State’s attacks on the Yezidi minority in Iraq in 2014.

Meghalaya HC upholds rape conviction, says still penetration even if survivor wore underpants

HC referred to IPC Section 375 (b) and (c) and said penetration does not have to be complete, dismissing accused’s appeal in 2006 case involving rape of a minor girl.

Shahdara rape shows we need to learn more about bodily autonomy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Sexual activity with wife does not amount to rape, even if by force’ — Chhattisgarh HC

Justice Chandravanshi stated an exception under Sec 375 of IPC, stating "sexual intercourse/sexual act by a man with his wife, her not being under 18 years of age, is not rape."

No sign of short circuit in water cooler, SIT says in Delhi’s Nangal minor rape, murder case

During the investigation, it was found that the main accused, who was the priest of the crematorium, had tried to mislead the SIT by claiming he used to get shocks from the water cooler.

Woman who accused BSP MP Atul Rai of rape sets herself, friend ablaze outside Supreme Court

Woman had in 2019 accused Ghosi MP Atul Rai of rape, now accuses several police officers of trying to help Rai, posts Facebook live video of self-immolation.

India still conservative, girls don’t indulge in carnal activities just for fun: MP HC judge

Justice Subodh Abhyankar’s observation came while dismissing bail plea of accused who claimed the complainant had consensual sex with him and it was not a forced relationship.

SC quashes rape case after marriage but leaves important legal questions unanswered

Accused had raised important legal questions whether rape can be equated to ‘consensual intercourse on the false promise of marriage amounting to the offence of rape’.

CRPF officer & swimming champion Khajan Singh, accused of running ‘sex scandal’, suspended

A woman constable had accused Singh of sexually harassing, raping and intimidating her for several years.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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