rape case

Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Railway constable held for rape


September 6th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A 21-year-old woman was sexually harassed here by a Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable who has been arrested, said police Wednesday.The incident took place Tuesday ... Read more...

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South Korean president apologizes for surge in sex crimes


August 31st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 31 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Friday after a seven-year-old girl became the latest victim of a recent series of sex crimes."I apologize ... Read more...

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Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

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French rape case: Indian law will prevail, says Krishna


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A day after French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was arrested for allegedly abusing his minor daughter, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna stressed Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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Court pulls up cop for lax rape probe


June 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pulling up the investigation officer (IO) in a four-year-old girl's rape case, a Delhi court has sought an explanation from her for not conducting the ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for accused official: French embassy


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) A French diplomat, accused of sexually abusing his minor daughter, has no diplomatic immunity from being tried under Indian laws for the alleged crime, the French ... Read more...

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Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Second lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into ... Read more...

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Arrest Nityananda, seal ashram, orders Karnataka (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered arrest of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami and sealing of his ashram complex near here following allegations of sexual exploitation ... Read more...

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CPI-M lauds quick police action in Kolkata rape case


June 8th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government received rare praise from the opposition Left Front Friday after the police swiftly arrested a man accused of raping a ... Read more...

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Extradite rape accused to Australia, Indian government told


May 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A court here has asked the central government to extradite an Indian national to Australia to face trial in a rape case. Jaswinder Singh Mutta ... Read more...

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Mother-of-three raped in Delhi on Mother’s Day


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A 30-year-old mother of three children was raped in west Delhi's Aman Vihar area, police said Monday.The victim was sexually assaulted Sunday, celebrated internationally as ... Read more...

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No arrest in murder of teen who witnessed mother’s rape


May 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in ... Read more...

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Teenager burnt alive in Bihar village


May 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Patna May 13 (IANS) A teenager, who was the main witness in his mother's rape case, was burnt alive in Nawada district Sunday, police said.Chintu Kumar, 17, was set on fire ... Read more...

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‘CPI-M, Maoists, teachers trying to stop development’ (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee Sunday blamed the opposition Left Front and a section of teachers for trying to stop the developmental work in ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Maoists spreading canards against us: Trinamool


April 29th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee Sunday blamed the opposition Left Front and the Maoists for trying to stop developmental work in the state by ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Police officer gets bail in rape case


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Anil Mahabole, a Maharashtra Police officer accused of rape, Monday secured interim bail from the Bombay High Court, which observed that prima facie, a case of ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents protest police apathy in rape case


April 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 19 (IANS) Ghaziabad residents took out a procession against the town police Thursday for failing to arrest the rapists of a minor girl.Hundreds of residents protested against the ... Read more...

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Intellectuals protest against Mamata regime


April 12th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Upset over various incidents ranging from the Park Street rape case to attack on human rights organisations, intellectuals of Kolkata, including a Trinamool Congress MP, ... Read more...

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Apex court breather for Madhur Bhandarkar (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:15 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 Priti Jain.While staying the proceedings, ... Read more...

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I’m speechless and overwhelmed: Bhandarkar


April 9th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says he is relived after the Supreme Court Monday stayed criminal proceedings against him in a rape charge levelled by actress Preeti Jain."I ... 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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‘Transfer of Damayanti Sen my government’s right’


April 6th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Under severe criticism from all sections of society over the transfer of police officer Damayanti Sen, who single-handedly cracked the Park Street rape case, West ... Read more...

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Police officer who solved Park Street rape case removed


April 4th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 4 (IANS) Damayanti Sen, Kolkata's first woman joint commissioner of police (Crime) who endeared herself to the masses by her single-minded pursuit and subsequent cracking of the ... Read more...

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Madhur Bhandarkar to face trial in rape case


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected the application of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to stay the process against him in a Mumbai metropolitan court in the Preeti ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP criticises Mamata, questions ‘change’ in Bengal


March 1st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Once an ardent supporter, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the state of affairs in West Bengal, particularly political ... Read more...

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Journalist’s beating, woman’s rape; Mamata says all cooked up (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) A journalist of a leading Bengali news channel Tuesday was beaten up allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers in Jadavpur area here Tuesday. However, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Women’s panel slams Noida police for naming rape victim


February 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Women's Commission has criticised the Noida police for revealing the identity of a teenaged gangrape victim, and a senior police official said Monday ... Read more...

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Dignified officers will leave if Mamata does not change: CPI-M


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Hours after two senior police officers attacked the media which had praised them for cracking the sensational Park Street "rape" case, West Bengals' Marxists Monday ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape case: Officer denies division among police


February 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A Kolkata Police woman officer, credited in the media with solving a case of an Anglo-Indian woman's gangrape here early this month, Monday scotched talks ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (Lead, West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s opposition to anti-terror body is political posturing: CPI-M


February 18th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Dubbing Trinamool Congress' opposition to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as "political positioning" to gain national importance, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday ... Read more...

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Kolkata ‘rape’ case: Now police say offence ‘must have occurred’


February 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman took another curious turn Friday with the police, who had earlier found "discrepancies" in her statement, conceding that ... Read more...

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