Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicRapes in India

Topic: Rapes in India

India amended rape laws — forgot about police attitude, delayed action, humiliation in court

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case led to sweeping reforms in India's rape laws. About a decade later, victims' families say the justice system still makes them feel like they are on trial.

Congress, BJP both guilty of joking about rape. Indian politicians need urgent sensitisation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Over 1,100 rape cases ended in compromise after going to court since 2014: NCRB

Over the years, compromise marriages have become institutionalised through laws and law enforcement.

Before Hathras and Balrampur, UP reported at least 6 rape-murders in August

Uttar Pradesh had registered the most cases of crimes against women in 2019, according to data by NCRB.

Dalit woman raped and murdered in Hathras died another death in UP Police’s forced cremation

While the Hathras gangrape and murder is not an isolated incident, the responses of the Yogi Adityanath-led government and UP Police to it speak of the resentment against calls for social justice.

3 of 4 accused surrender in Gujarat Dalit woman’s gangrape & murder

The 19-year-old has been found hanging from a tree in Gujarat’s Modasa, with the family alleging that police obstructed due process.

Call me a Sharia-loving jihadi, but I want rapists to be hanged

Those against death penalty for rape say it's the underlying cause of misogyny that should be targeted. But in a country of 1.3 billion people, where does one start?

Plugged-In: Rapes are bad for tourism, India’s Internet is filtered & Asaram Bapu verdict

In ThePrint https://youtu.be/kYvPz-VRycA The Modi government knows rapes are bad for business, and so the tourism ministry “wants to create a positive image of India, and...

On Camera

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Hindu-Muslim to basic humanity—Bilkis Bano case shows India will never be free of Nirbhayas

Gujarat govt’s remission of life sentence of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case makes a mockery of everything PM Modi has been saying about protecting women’s safety.
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

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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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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