Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: rape

After Reddit post & flood of testimonies, ‘celebrity’ Kerala tattooist held for ‘serial sex abuse’

Multiple women have accused Kochi-based Sujeesh P.S., who runs ‘Inkfected’ tattoo studio in Cheranalloor, of rape and sexual assault. The tattooist’s family calls cases ‘fake’.

‘Raped’ after being drugged, was in 6th grade then — what Punjab principal’s ‘assault’ victim says

A Punjab woman has accused Amritpal Dhiman, principal of SD National School in Nangran Kalmot and Passiwal villages, of rape, after videos of his alleged assaults were leaked online.

Mathura student says ‘baba’ among 2 who raped her over 4 years. Suspects allege extortion

Student claims real estate agent and ‘baba’ raped her on pretext of getting her a job, filmed her, and then blackmailed her. Accused say she took nude photos of them to extort money.

Sweeper arrested for rape of 87-year-old in Delhi, was drunk at time of assault, police say

The crime allegedly occurred Sunday afternoon, when the bedridden octogenarian was alone in her Tilak Nagar house. The accused allegedly broke in and attacked her.

87-yr-old ‘raped’ in Delhi, family claim police coaxed them to file ‘theft’ complaint earlier

Police deny pressuring relatives, say family registered ‘theft’ complaint Sunday due to societal taboo. But now with fresh allegations, rape charges being added to FIR.

Shahdara rape shows we need to learn more about bodily autonomy

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Kerala Police seeks legal advice to appeal against Bishop Franco acquittal in nun rape case

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was accused of raping a nun multiple times during his visit to a convent in Kottayam district between 2014 and 2016. A Sessions court acquitted him Friday.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the plight of rape victims’ in India

Rape allegations in India often hinge on ‘her word’ against ‘his word’ and this is exactly where so many allegations perish, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

Staying silent at rape jokes is never the answer. Leads to rapists thinking they can get away

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Flight lieutenant ‘admitted to rape on video’, I was intimidated by IAF officers, survivor says

The accused flight lieutenant, arrested by Coimbatore police on 26 September, was sent to IAF custody Thursday. NCW slams the ‘two-finger’ test on survivor.

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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.