Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicRape cases

Topic: Rape cases

13-year-old girl allegedly abducted twice, raped by 9 men multiple times, says MP Police

Police arrested 7 accused after the girl's parents filed a missing person's report. The search for the other two is underway.

Minor girl allegedly gang raped in Delhi’s Greater Kailash, all four accused apprehended

The 14-year-old girl, a domestic worker, was molested and raped by four men known to her Saturday night. One of the accused is a juvenile.

The Maharashtra Shakti bill on crimes against women, children & why it’s called ‘draconian’

The proposed Shakti bill by the Maharashtra government proposes several amendments to laws pertaining to sexual offences against women and children, including the death penalty.

Haryana, MP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP account for 66.92% rape cases in 2019 — report

Report by Prajnya Trust compares data of various gender crimes from as far back as 1975, when the first rape case was recorded. Also gives data on abuse reported during pandemic.

CBI puts Hathras rape case FIR on website, removes within hours sensing violation

The FIR withheld the name of the Hathras victim, concealed using a whitening ink, but it was decided to withdraw it from public domain to avoid unnecessary controversy.

Reader View: ‘Beti Bachao’ campaign is mostly govt propaganda and PR exercise

YourTurn is our weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Mumbai Police summons Anurag Kashyap in connection with Payal Ghosh rape case

The Versova Police registered an FIR against Kashyap on 22 September after the actress along with her lawyer approached the police, an official said.

Rising cases of rape in India, how ‘vikas’ lost its way & the common man’s plight

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Punjab to look into rape allegations in case of 3 girls found dead after high court order

The 3 girls were found dead in a car in June. Based on post-mortem reports, the families believe the girls were sexually assaulted, though police haven't added the charge to the case.

Sexual intercourse is consensual only if it is ‘welcomed’ by a woman: Kerala High Court

The bench of Justice P.B. Suresh Kumar also ruled that consent requires voluntary participation of women and passive give-in or helpless resignation cannot be construed as consent.

On Camera

YourTurn

News anchors Rahul Shiv Shankar, Arnab Goswami, Sweta Singh, Bhupendra Chaubey and Navika Kumar | Arindam Mukherjee/ThePrint

Why do anchors have all the fun? Because it’s prime time on Indian news TV

If only all reporters were given more respect and airtime, we would be looking forward to switching on our TV sets at the end of the day.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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