Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: rape

Sonia Gandhi’s personal assistant booked as Dalit woman alleges ‘rape, intimidation’

P.P. Madhavan allegedly lured 25-year-old widow on pretext of offering job and financial aid, and promised marriage, according to FIR filed on 25 June. Police say investigation is on.

Delhi Police registers rape case against Sonia Gandhi’s personal secretary P. P Madhavan

Officials said that a 26 year old woman alleged that the accused lured her on the pretext of providing her a job and had promised marriage.

‘Just a trailer’ – Woman who accused Rajasthan minister’s son of rape attacked with ink

DCW sends notice to Delhi Police asking details of the attack which took a day after cops questioned the accused, Rohit Joshi.

Rape not ‘ravishment’ — why courts should stop use of this archaic & patriarchal word

Judges across India often use 'ravished' or 'ravishment' as synonym for rape in judgments, despite its 'romantic connotations'. Word also used by a judge while discussing marital rape last month.

Hyderabad minor ‘raped’ after party at pub, TRS leader’s son among accused claim police

According to police, 5 accused have been identified, one of whom is minor son of ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi party member. Accused allegedly raped minor on pretext of dropping her home.

Raped, bitten & beaten up — Bus conductor ‘with a record’ held for assault on Rajasthan 4-yr-old

Child was allegedly lured away with sweets. Accused, identified as Ajeet Jogi, 34, a resident of the same area where the victim lives, was arrested Sunday evening.

Accused in Haryanvi singer’s ‘murder’ planning crime ‘for months’, wanted ‘revenge’, claim cops

One of 2 accused, Ravi, was previously accused by the woman of rape. He was released on bail, 6-8 months back. Body was recovered Monday & family has alleged she was raped before being killed.

Full text of Delhi HC’s split verdict on pleas to criminalise marital rape

The petitions had challenged the constitutionality of the marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC (rape) on the ground that it discriminated against married women.

Bengaluru Police arrest four swimmers for alleged gangrape of Bengal woman

The survivor – a nurse at a private hospital in Bengaluru – met one of the accused on a dating app.

Confessions, curses & 5-rupee book: Seedy world of Andhra ‘pastor’ accused of raping followers

Anil Kumar alias Prem Das of Prema Swaroopi Ministries booked for alleged sexual assault, and arrested. His alleged crimes came to light when 28-yr-old woman approached police.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.