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Mumbai woman alleges rape in Kolkata


August 24th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman who came to the city from Mumbai on a visit has lodged a police complaint that she was raped, police said Friday. No ... Read more...

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Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

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Kolkata RJ accuses industrialist’s son of raping her


July 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) A famed radio jockey (RJ) working with a city FM channel was allegedly raped at a party hosted by an industrialist's son. The offender, also suspected ... Read more...

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Doctor detained in murder of mentally-ill woman in Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A doctor was detained Sunday in connection with the death certificate of a mentally-ill woman suspected to have been raped and murdered last month in West ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik released from jail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medal athlete Pinki Pramanik was Wednesday released from a correctional home in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas ... Read more...

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Former athlete Pinki Pramanik gets bail


July 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday granted bail to Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who after being accused of being a male had been under judicial custody ... Read more...

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Seven CRPF troopers wounded in Srinagar militant attack


May 30th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a militant attack in the old city of Srinagar Wednesday morning.A senior police officer said heavily-armed ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to have new police chief June 1


May 26th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will have a new police chief June 1 as current incumbent Kuldeep Khoda is retiring May 31.Khoda made this announcement while addressing ... Read more...

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Woman accuses Bengal cop of misbehaving with her


May 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) A woman in South 24 Parganas district near here has lodged a complaint against a police station chief for allegedly misbehaving with her, police said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Two Bengal cops removed for misbehaving with woman complainant


April 26th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Two officers of a city police station were suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a woman who had come to lodge a complaint, a police official said ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Accused declared proclaimed offender


April 15th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Kader Khan, absconding prime accused in the alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here in February, has been declared a proclaimed offender ... Read more...

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SC provides relief to Madhur Bhandarkar


April 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed criminal proceedings against filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in a rape charge levelled against him by actress Preeti Jain.While staying the proceedings, ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Governor defends Mamata


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may have been trying to "defuse the situation" in calling an alleged rape a ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: ‘Misbehaving’ policemen removed from duty


February 21st, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Two Kolkata police officers who had misbehaved with an Anglo-Indian woman when she went to a police station to report her alleged rape were Tuesday removed ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Suspect’s fiancee offers help to police


February 21st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) A Bengali actress and fiancee of Kader Khan, the prime accused in the alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman here earlier this month, said Tuesday ... Read more...

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Nun’s ‘rape’: Apex court stays trial in Odisha


February 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed the trial in the alleged rape of a nun during the 2008 communal violence in Odisha.The victim alleged that Aug ... Read more...

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Assange extradition case goes to British supreme court


December 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The British supreme court Friday said it would consider an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden.Seven judges would hear the case ... Read more...

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Two more rape cases reported in Uttar Pradesh


June 25th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Incidents of sexual assault continue to haunt Uttar Pradesh, with two fresh cases of alleged rape reported Saturday.The first rape was reported from Faizabad district, while ... Read more...

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Rights panel preparing reports on Uttar Pradesh assaults


June 24th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday said its reports on alleged sexual assaults on women in Bhatta-Parsaul village and the rape and killing ... Read more...

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Arrest police for girl’s death, says child panel chief


June 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in a police station, the National Commission ... Read more...

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Rights panel to probe girl’s murder in police station


June 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will send a team to investigate the alleged rape and killing of a minor girl in the compound of ... Read more...

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US man ‘rapes toddler at SeaWorld, saves crime pics on his phone’


February 27th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 27 (ANI): A man in US reportedly raped a toddler at SeaWorld and saved pictures of the horrific crime on his cell phone, according to police.Michael Grzybowicz, of Cocoa ... Read more...

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Drunk man who had mistaken sex with wrong woman cleared of ‘rape’ charges


February 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A man accused of raping a woman walked free from court after convincing a jury that he had mistakenly stumbled into the wrong bed.Haydor Khan, from Farnham, said ... Read more...

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Bolton star Klasnic not be charged for rape


February 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Bolton Wanderers star forward Ivan Klasnic will not be charged over the alleged rape of a teenage girl, police have said.According to The Sun, Klasnic was arrested last October ... Read more...

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`Increase in violence against women in Pakistan’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The incidents of violence against women are increasing in Pakistan, said Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Asma Jahangir.Jahangir said violence against women was taking place everyday ... Read more...

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Girl alleges rape by legislator’s nephew, begins hunger strike (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 7 (IANS) A minor girl who alleged that she was raped by a legislator's nephew last year has gone on a hunger strike demanding justice in Mandsaur district of ... Read more...

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Girl, allegedly raped by legislator’s nephew, begins hunger strike


February 7th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 7 (IANS) A minor girl who alleged that she was raped by a legislator's nephew last year has gone on a hunger strike demanding justice in Mandsaur district of ... Read more...

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Weather girl denies using word ‘rape’ while telling cops about attack


December 19th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 19 (ANI): TV weather babe Heidi Jones has claimed that when she told cops about her alleged attacked, she never used the word rape."The press accounts that say she ... Read more...

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‘ABC’ Weathergirl Heidi Jones Arrested for False Police Report


December 16th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heidi Jones, the popular weather anchor from the New York affiliate of ABC, and 'Good Morning America' substitute weather forecaster was arrested on accusations of lying to police ... Read more...

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No rape by cops, girls tell Chhattisgarh court (Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Two days after accusing four policemen of gang raping them in a police station complex in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, the two 'victims' Friday retracted their earlier statements in ... Read more...

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Girls drop rape charges against Chhattisgarh cops


November 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Two days after accusing four policemen of gang rape in a police station complex in Raigarh district, the two 'victims' retracted from their earlier statements in a court ... Read more...

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Four cops accused of rape inside police station complex (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Dharmjaigarh town Thursday was outraged at alleged rape of two girls, including a minor, by four policemen within the police station complex earlier this week.A first ... Read more...

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Interlocutors visiting Shopian in south Kashmir


October 26th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian government's interlocutors Tuesday visited south Kashmir's rural areas, including Shopian where the alleged rape-murder of two women sparked massive protests across the valley."The team will interact ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals set ablaze houses to protest against rape of 15-year-old tribal girl


October 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBolangir (Orissa), Oct.7 (ANI): Tribals in Orissa's Bolangir district set ablaze houses of non-tribals, protesting against the alleged rape of a 15-year-old tribal girl.The tribals from Bolangir and other nearby ... Read more...

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Premier League star denies hotel teen rape claim


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has strenuously denied any wrongdoing after being arrested on suspicion of rape from a city centre hotel.It is the second time Bramble has ... Read more...

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