Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: rape

Minor girl ‘out to collect grass for cattle’ raped in UP’s Bijnor, one suspect arrested

The complainant, a resident of Seohara, said his 14-year-old daughter was gang-raped by two men. Accused Munawwar was arrested, hunt on for another suspect, Faisal.

Imran Khan took a stand against US. But forgot to stand up for rape victims

When Imran Khan came to power, we were assured that Pakistan will have a PM who will be handsome, speak good angrezi and boost our image. Look at how that’s going.

Headlines on rapes need to change. Before we point at people blaming phones, chow, jeans

UP women’s commission member Meena Kumari said using phones leads to rapes. Just like laws, our language needs to hold rapists accountable too.

Goa court acquits former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of rape charges in 2013 case

Tejpal was accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague inside the elevator of a luxury hotel in Goa in 2013 and has been out on bail since May 2014.

‘Insistence can’t be taken as coercion or fear’: Delhi HC grants anticipatory bail in rape case

The court made the observation while hearing a plea by journalist Varun Hiremath, who is accused of raping a woman in February. According to him, the incident was consensual.

Rape is born in adolescent minds. But where does it end?

In ‘After I Was Raped’, Urmi Bhattacheryya writes about a 4-year-old girl, two Dalit women, an 8-month-old infant and a young professional and their stories of sexual violence.

Delhi HC grants interim protection from arrest to Mumbai journalist in rape case

Justice Mukta Gupta granted Varun Hiremath protection on the grounds that he joins the police investigation. The court listed the matter for further hearing on 16 April.

Woman’s consent can’t be implied from past experience with rape accused, says Delhi court

The court dismissed a bail plea of a Mumbai-based journalist, saying that if the woman stated in her evidence that she did not consent, the court shall presume that she did not.

4 UP cops, including Kanpur rape accused’s father, suspended for ‘negligence, absence from duty’

SI Devendra Yadav, father of accused Deepu Yadav's father, was earlier booked for 'murder' of the 13-year-old 'rape' victim's father who died in a hit-and-run day after filing complaint.

UP man arrested for allegedly raping teenage girl, sharing video of act on social media

In her complaint, the girl said that the accused raped her several times in the past one year and threatened dire consequences if she reported the matter to anyone.

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.