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Typo in Word ‘Semen’ as ‘Semmann’ Acquitted Rape Accused, Madras HC Reversed Order

Typo in Word ‘Semen’ as ‘Semmann’ Acquitted Rape Accused, Madras HC Reversed Order

While setting aside a trial order, Madras High Court observed that typographical error in recording the word ‘semen’ as the Tamil word ‘semmann’, meaning red soil, cannot contribute to the acq

First-Ever Nun To Fight Her Case In Indian History

First-Ever Nun To Fight Her Case In Indian History

After her lawyer withdrew from the matter for some personal reasons, Catholic nun Lucy Lucy Kalappurakkal appeared before the Kerala High Court as a party in person to challenge her eviction from the

Sulli Deals: Muslim Women ‘Up For Sale’

Sulli Deals: Muslim Women ‘Up For Sale’

“No matter how strong you are, but if your picture and other personal information is made public, it scares you, it disturbs you.” The last week has been the most horrifying week for sever

Judge Denied Britney Spears’ Request To Remove Father From Conservatorship: #FreeBritneyMovement

Judge Denied Britney Spears’ Request To Remove Father From Conservatorship: #FreeBritneyMovement

A Los Angeles Supreme Court judge has turned down the request of songwriter and singer Britney Spears to terminate her father Jamie Spears from her conservatorship who remains a steward of her $60 mil

Unfortunately, No Domestic Violence Act For Husbands To Act Against Wives: Justice S Vaidyanathan

Unfortunately, No Domestic Violence Act For Husbands To Act Against Wives: Justice S Vaidyanathan

While making some interesting observations, Madras High Court expressed the concern that it is so unfortunate not to have any provision like the Domestic Violence Act to proceed against the wife by th

Lured With Food, 22-Year OId Woman Gangraped By Two Ambulance Drivers in Jaipur

Lured With Food, 22-Year OId Woman Gangraped By Two Ambulance Drivers in Jaipur

In a shameful incident, a 22-year old woman was allegedly gangraped by an ambulance driver and his aide in Jaipur. They allegedly lured her into the vehicle after promising to feed her. The woman was

“Came Semi Naked During Online Class”: Chennai Teacher Accused of Sexually Harassing Students, Many Shared Ordeal

“Came Semi Naked During Online Class”: Chennai Teacher Accused of Sexually Harassing Students, Many Shared Ordeal

Ruining the sanctity of student-teacher relationship, a teacher from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan (PSBB) school, Chennai has been accused of making sexual advances. The teacher identified as Rajagopalan

6 Farmer Leaders Detained from Tikri Border Over Alleged Gang Rape of West Bengal Activist

6 Farmer Leaders Detained from Tikri Border Over Alleged Gang Rape of West Bengal Activist

In a shocking incident, Haryana Police have booked six members of the Kisan Social Army who were protesting at Tikri Border. The accused have been booked under alleged charges of abduction and gang ra

Despite Teacher Union’s Request, SC Allows Rural UP Polls Counting on Sunday: Over 700 Teachers Died on Poll Duty

Despite Teacher Union’s Request, SC Allows Rural UP Polls Counting on Sunday: Over 700 Teachers Died on Poll Duty

WE HAVE TAKEN A DECISION TO GO AHEAD — EC to Supreme Court Following the Election Commission assurance, the Supreme Court has allowed the counting of votes on Sunday. The apex court also raised the

“In-laws Cannot Be Left Out in Bride Suicide Cases”: Madras High Court

“In-laws Cannot Be Left Out in Bride Suicide Cases”: Madras High Court

While refusing to grant suspension of jail term awarded to the parents of a newly wed groom by a lower court, Madras High Court held that in-laws should not be allowed to go scot free in bride suicide

Thief Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison after Breaking into Home and Downloading Porn

Thief Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison after Breaking into Home and Downloading Porn

A man in California has been awarded six years in prison after he broke out into the house of three girl students and used their laptops to download pornographic material before indulging in a sexual

Two Sisters Harassed, Divorced over Failing “Virginity Test” in Maharashtra: FIR Lodged against In-Laws

Two Sisters Harassed, Divorced over Failing “Virginity Test” in Maharashtra: FIR Lodged against In-Laws

In a shocking incident of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, two sisters belonging to the same community have allegedly been harassed and divorced after one of them failed to pass a virginity test. The

Applying for Bail without Being in Custody a Mockery of Justice: Bombay HC

Applying for Bail without Being in Custody a Mockery of Justice: Bombay HC

Bombay High Court has noted that a bail application cannot be entertained if the bail applicant is not in custody despite having surrendered before the lower court. The court has refused to grant bail

UP Woman Hanged Self, In-Laws Shot Video and Uploaded to Absolve Them from Any Complicity

UP Woman Hanged Self, In-Laws Shot Video and Uploaded to Absolve Them from Any Complicity

In a shocking incident of Uttar Pradesh, a married woman hanged herself in front of her in-laws. They allegedly shot the whole incident and uploaded it on social media to absolve them from any kind of

FIR against PM Modi after 2 Youths Teased Woman with “Didi o Didi” Remark

FIR against PM Modi after 2 Youths Teased Woman with “Didi o Didi” Remark

Amid the ongoing election campaigns, a slogan that is trending on all social media platforms led Prime Minister Narendra Modi into legal trouble. An FIR has been filed against PM Modi over his “

Reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie Arrested over Assaulting “Mrs. Sri Lanka 2020” On-Stage

Reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie Arrested over Assaulting “Mrs. Sri Lanka 2020” On-Stage

Sri Lanka police on Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie for assaulting a contestant Pushpika De Silva on stage by pulling the crown off her head and allegedly causing injuries. Ju

Indian Classical Musicians Gundecha Brothers Accused of Sexual Assault, Rape: BBC

Indian Classical Musicians Gundecha Brothers Accused of Sexual Assault, Rape: BBC

Over the course of three months of investigation, BBC has heard several allegations against three famous Indian classical musicians Gundecha brothers. The allegations emerged after a former student of

Woman Files ‘Love Jihad’ Complaint after Knowing Husband’s Real Identity in Maternity Hospital

Woman Files ‘Love Jihad’ Complaint after Knowing Husband’s Real Identity in Maternity Hospital

In a shocking incident of Madhya Pradesh, a pregnant woman has filed a ‘love-jihad’ complaint against her husband for tying a marital knot while hiding his real identity. The complaint has

Bombay HC Orders Mumbai Police To Trace Victim Who Was Allegedly Sexually Assaulted And Was Left On A Railway Platform

Bombay HC Orders Mumbai Police To Trace Victim Who Was Allegedly Sexually Assaulted And Was Left On A Railway Platform

Shocked over an incident wherein a girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted and ravaged was left on a railway platform, the Bombay High Court has recently ordered the Mumbai Police to trace the alle

“Minor Girl’s Consent Insignificant in Child Marriage Cases”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

“Minor Girl’s Consent Insignificant in Child Marriage Cases”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled that the consent of a minor girl was insignificant in child marriage cases and the court may exercise its jurisdiction to send her to an appropriate home till she t

Threatened with SC/ST Act, Sexually Harassed in Pregnancy, RFO Deepali Chavan Committed Suicide; Additional PCCF MS Reddy Suspended

Threatened with SC/ST Act, Sexually Harassed in Pregnancy, RFO Deepali Chavan Committed Suicide; Additional PCCF MS Reddy Suspended

Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Field Director of Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR), MS Reddy has been suspended from the service for neglecting the complaints of continuous harassment

Delhi HC Directed Molester to Do 1 Month Community Service at De-Addiction Centre to Atone for His Sins

Delhi HC Directed Molester to Do 1 Month Community Service at De-Addiction Centre to Atone for His Sins

Delhi High Court has directed a man facing FIR for assaulting a woman, to do one-month community service at the de-addiction Centre to atone for his sins. The court has also warned the accused not to

Allahabad HC Orders Inquiry into Allegations of Threat to Hathras Rape Victim’s Family, Counsel

Allahabad HC Orders Inquiry into Allegations of Threat to Hathras Rape Victim’s Family, Counsel

Responding to an affidavit filed by the brother of the 20-year-old Hathras gang-rape and murder victim, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Saturday said that it will consider shifting th

No Court has “Power and Jurisdiction” to Suggest Compromise between Rape Accused and Victim: SC

No Court has “Power and Jurisdiction” to Suggest Compromise between Rape Accused and Victim: SC

Taking cognizance of the recent judgments, Supreme Court in a significant ruling noted that the courts while adjudicating cases like rape, sexual assault, and molestation should not suggest or encoura

POCSO Court Awarded Death Sentence to A Man, 26 Days After Raping A Minor

POCSO Court Awarded Death Sentence to A Man, 26 Days After Raping A Minor

On Wednesday, a Special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences court has awarded a death sentence to a man for raping a 5-year-old girl in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. According to the po

BJP MP Kaushal Kishore’s Daughter-in-Law Slits Wrist, Blames In-Laws in a Released Video

BJP MP Kaushal Kishore’s Daughter-in-Law Slits Wrist, Blames In-Laws in a Released Video

Introducing another twist in the ongoing family drama of the Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kaushal Kishore, his estranged daughter-in-law has attempted suicide on Monday by slitting her wrist. She release

Slumdog Millionaire Actor Madhur Mittal Granted Interim Protection from Arrest in Sexual Assault Case

Slumdog Millionaire Actor Madhur Mittal Granted Interim Protection from Arrest in Sexual Assault Case

A session court in Mumbai has granted interim protection from arrest to Slumdog Millionaire actor Madhur Mittal, in a sexual assault case filed against him by a 28-year-old woman on 23 February 2021.

Zomato Delivery Boy Accused of Assaulting Instagram Influencer Arrested, Claims She Hit Her Nose with Her Own Ring

Zomato Delivery Boy Accused of Assaulting Instagram Influencer Arrested, Claims She Hit Her Nose with Her Own Ring

Every Coin Has Two Sides! In connection to the customer assault incident of Bengaluru that is creating buzz all over the internet in recent days, the Zomato delivery boy identified as Kamraj has been

Bombay HC Pulled Up Judge for Using Disrespectful Slang for Women in Rape Case

Bombay HC Pulled Up Judge for Using Disrespectful Slang for Women in Rape Case

Bombay High Court pulled up an additional session judge for using slang and foul words disrespecting women while recording the statement of a rape survivor and also in the judgment. “The trial c

Husband Legally Answerable If Wife Sustains Injuries in Matrimonial Home: SC

Husband Legally Answerable If Wife Sustains Injuries in Matrimonial Home: SC

While denying the anticipatory bail to the man, Supreme Court on Monday observed that a husband is fully answerable if the wife sustains injuries in her matrimonial home. The bench led by Chief Justic

Gujarat HC Proposed 9 Point Guidelines to End Menstruation Taboo

Gujarat HC Proposed 9 Point Guidelines to End Menstruation Taboo

Gujarat High Court has proposed a set of guidelines that the state government should follow to end the menstruation taboo around women and girls, leading to their exclusion and discrimination in the s

43-Year Old Widow Set Ablaze by Debtor in Telangana

43-Year Old Widow Set Ablaze by Debtor in Telangana

Sakri Bai, a 43 year old tribal woman was burnt alive by a man who had borrowed money from her a few months back. She succumbed to her injuries in Osmania General Hospital on Monday. The incident took

We Have Highest Respect For Women; Never Asked Rapist To Marry Victim – CJI SA Bobde

We Have Highest Respect For Women; Never Asked Rapist To Marry Victim – CJI SA Bobde

On the event of International Women’s Day, the Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said that the Supreme Court, as an institution, had the highest respect for womanhood, and recent media reports quoting

“Every Breach of Promise Doesn’t Amount to Rape”: Supreme Court

“Every Breach of Promise Doesn’t Amount to Rape”: Supreme Court

Supreme Court noted that the charge of rape is not applicable in every case where a man doesn’t marry his girlfriend after a promise. The court also stated that it will not amount to an offence

Jarkiholi “Sex for Job” Scandal: 6 BJP Ministers Move Court Demanding Restrictions on Posting Defamatory Content against Them

Jarkiholi “Sex for Job” Scandal: 6 BJP Ministers Move Court Demanding Restrictions on Posting Defamatory Content against Them

Following the resignation of Karnataka’s Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi over sexual harassment allegations, six Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers moved a city civil court seeking

Out on Bail, Rape Accused Set Victim on Fire after 2 Years: Hanumangarh

Out on Bail, Rape Accused Set Victim on Fire after 2 Years: Hanumangarh

In a horrific incident of Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, a rape accused set the victim on fire after being released on bail after two years. The victim has sustained 90% burn injuries and was rushed to a gov

“CJI SA Bobde Must Step Down”: Over 4000 Citizens Wrote Open Letter to CJI Demanding Apology over “Marry the Rape Victim” Remarks

“CJI SA Bobde Must Step Down”: Over 4000 Citizens Wrote Open Letter to CJI Demanding Apology over “Marry the Rape Victim” Remarks

The remarks made by the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde in connection to a rape case left everyone disgusted. He received huge criticism for asking the rape accused whether he would like to

Out on Bail since 2018, Molester Shot Victim’s Father for Filing a Police Complaint in Hathras

Out on Bail since 2018, Molester Shot Victim’s Father for Filing a Police Complaint in Hathras

Uttar Pradesh’s government has been receiving flak in connection to the increasing crime rate in the state. The anger erupted on Twitter after a video clip of a girl crying and seeking justice f

“However Brutal the Husband is…Can Sexual Intercourse Between Them be Called Rape?”: Asks CJI Bobde

“However Brutal the Husband is…Can Sexual Intercourse Between Them be Called Rape?”: Asks CJI Bobde

The debate again ignited in Supreme Court on Monday in connection to consent in rape. The court stayed the arrest of a man accused of raping his former live-in partner and asked, “however brutal

MP Lawyer in Jail for Allegedly Sending “Indecent” Birthday Wishes to Judge

MP Lawyer in Jail for Allegedly Sending “Indecent” Birthday Wishes to Judge

A lawyer in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh has been in jail since February 9 for allegedly sending indecent birthday wishes to the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) in the district by e-mail on January 2

“Will You Marry Her”: CJI Bobde Asked Government Employee Accused of Raping Minor Girl Repeatedly

“Will You Marry Her”: CJI Bobde Asked Government Employee Accused of Raping Minor Girl Repeatedly

While hearing an appeal challenging Bombay High Court order, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked the rape accused who is a government employee, whether he would marry the minor girl who he has raped

23-Year Old Woman Shot Video with a Smiling Face Before Committing Suicide, Dowry Engulfed Another Life

23-Year Old Woman Shot Video with a Smiling Face Before Committing Suicide, Dowry Engulfed Another Life

Main hawaaon ki tarah hoon; main behna chaahti hoon; behte rehna chahti hoon: A heart-wrenching video that surfaced on social media made everyone emotional. 23-year old Ayesha Makrani shot a video on

Man Gets 22 Months Rigorous Imprisonment for Stalking a Girl

Man Gets 22 Months Rigorous Imprisonment for Stalking a Girl

A special court has sentenced a man to 22 months of rigorous imprisonment for stalking a minor girl. The incident is of Thane, Maharashtra. Besides 22 months imprisonment, Additional Sessions Judge R

Punjab & Haryana High Court Granted Bail to Activist Nodeep Kaur in Connection to Third FIR

Punjab & Haryana High Court Granted Bail to Activist Nodeep Kaur in Connection to Third FIR

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to the Dalit activist Nodeep Kaur in connection to the third case registered against her amidst ongoing farmers’ protests. Earlier, she was granted

Wife Not “Chattel” or “Object”, Cannot be Expected to Do All Household Chores: Bombay High Court

Wife Not “Chattel” or “Object”, Cannot be Expected to Do All Household Chores: Bombay High Court

Observing that notions of patriarchy and the idea that the woman is a man’s property still prevail in society, Bombay High Court upheld the conviction of 35-year old man for culpable homicide no

“Lack of Penetration Does Not Necessarily Mean It Wasn’t Rape”: Bombay High Court

“Lack of Penetration Does Not Necessarily Mean It Wasn’t Rape”: Bombay High Court

Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court reiterated that lack of penetration doesn’t necessarily mean that there was no rape and upheld the special POCSO court order of 2019 wherein a 74-year old m

Judicial Officer Who Used Vehicles Of Accused For Family Trips, Suspended

Judicial Officer Who Used Vehicles Of Accused For Family Trips, Suspended

On Tuesday, the Uttarakhand High Court has suspended civil judge (senior division), Almora, Abhishek Kumar Srivastava for allegedly favoring an accused in a criminal case and for using private vehicle

Kerala Woman Who Falsely Alleged Rape By Health Official To Face Police Action

Kerala Woman Who Falsely Alleged Rape By Health Official To Face Police Action

On Monday, the Kerala High Court has directed the state police to take expeditious legal action against a woman for making a false rape complaint against a man, after having consensual sex with him. A

Two, Including Minor, Held for Unnao Dalit Girls Death

Two, Including Minor, Held for Unnao Dalit Girls Death

On Friday, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested two youths, from a neighboring village of Unnao district, for allegedly poisoning three minor Dalit girls in Asoha block of Unnao. According to the po

Unnao: Police Registers Murder Case In The Death Of Two Dalit Girls, Third Girl Still Critical

Unnao: Police Registers Murder Case In The Death Of Two Dalit Girls, Third Girl Still Critical

On Thursday, the UP police registered a case of murder into the deaths of two teenage girls whose bodies were found in a field in Unnao, even as the post-mortem revealed no injury marks. Apart from Se

Definition of “Private Parts” Depends on What It Mean in “Indian Society”: Mumbai POCSO Court

Definition of “Private Parts” Depends on What It Mean in “Indian Society”: Mumbai POCSO Court

A special Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in Mumbai observed that “the term private part is to be interpreted in the context of what is meant by it in our society

Telangana Kidnapping-Rape Case Takes U-Turn; Girl Cooked Up Story, Says Police

Telangana Kidnapping-Rape Case Takes U-Turn; Girl Cooked Up Story, Says Police

The Ghatkesar kidnapping and rape case in Telangana took a surprising turn on Saturday after Rachakonda Commissioner of Police Mahesh M Bhagwat revealed that the 19-year-old woman cooked up the story

SC Closes Suo Moto Case to Probe Larger Conspiracy behind Sexual Allegations against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

SC Closes Suo Moto Case to Probe Larger Conspiracy behind Sexual Allegations against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Nearly after two years, Supreme Court has closed the suo moto case initiated to probe if there was a larger conspiracy behind the sexual harassment allegations framed against former Chief Justice of I

Ahmedabad Woman Sent 150 Condoms to Justice Ganediwala as a Symbol of Protest against POCSO Rulings

Ahmedabad Woman Sent 150 Condoms to Justice Ganediwala as a Symbol of Protest against POCSO Rulings

A self-proclaimed woman political analyst from Ahmedabad, Devshri Trivedi claims to have sent packets of contraceptives to Justice Pushpa Ganediwala to protest against the POCSO ruling that had sent w

“A Woman Has the Right to Put Her Grievance Even after Decades”: Delhi Court Acquits Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar Defamation Case

“A Woman Has the Right to Put Her Grievance Even after Decades”: Delhi Court Acquits Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar Defamation Case

A Delhi Court has acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in connection to the criminal defamation complaint registered by former Union Minister MJ Akbar over the sexual harassment charges levelled against

“To Flirt with a Junior Official is Not an Acceptable Conduct for a Judge”: SC

“To Flirt with a Junior Official is Not an Acceptable Conduct for a Judge”: SC

While hearing an appeal of a retired District Judge, the Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that to flirt with a junior judicial official is not acceptable conduct of a judge. The former judge had chal

School Principal Gets Death Sentence for Raping Class 5 Student in Bihar

School Principal Gets Death Sentence for Raping Class 5 Student in Bihar

The Principal and a teacher of a private school in Patna have been awarded death sentence and imprisonment for life, respectively, for the rape of a Class 5 student. Special POCSO court judge Awadhesh

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail to Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Ailing Mother in Kerala

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail to Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Ailing Mother in Kerala

On Monday, the Supreme Court gave Kerala Union of Working Journalists’ secretary Siddique Kappan, charged with sedition and in the Uttar Pradesh jail since October, five days to visit his mother

‘Skin to Skin Contact’: SC Agrees to Hear NCW’s Plea Against Bombay HC Verdict

‘Skin to Skin Contact’: SC Agrees to Hear NCW’s Plea Against Bombay HC Verdict

On Wednesday, the top court has agreed to hear a plea filed by the National Commission for Women (NCW) challenging the Bombay High Court verdict which held that groping a minor without ‘skin to skin

Minor Sending Friend Request on Facebook, Does Not Give Accused the Liberty to Establish Sexual Relations – Himachal Pradesh HC

Minor Sending Friend Request on Facebook, Does Not Give Accused the Liberty to Establish Sexual Relations – Himachal Pradesh HC

Recently, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a 19-year-old boy who was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl while citing that ‘just because the victim sent a friend requ

Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Jail for Stabbing Wife for Eating Curd Like a Cat

Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Jail for Stabbing Wife for Eating Curd Like a Cat

A Mumbai Court has convicted and sentenced a man to eight years in prison for stabbing his wife over a silly argument. The incident took place in September 2019 when the man came home drunk and stabbe

“Consensual Sex Between Minors a Legal Grey Area”: Bombay HC Suspended Sentence of Rape Convict, Granted Bail

“Consensual Sex Between Minors a Legal Grey Area”: Bombay HC Suspended Sentence of Rape Convict, Granted Bail

Bombay High Court has suspended the sentence of a 19-year old man who was convicted of raping his minor cousin under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 and granted him b

Touching Cheeks of Minor Girl without Sexual Intent Not an Offence, Rules Special POCSO Court

Touching Cheeks of Minor Girl without Sexual Intent Not an Offence, Rules Special POCSO Court

In a shocking ruling, a special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences court ruled that touching the cheeks of a minor girl without a sexual intent does not amount to an offence. The special cour

Minor Girl Cannot be Allowed to Live with Husband till She Turns 18: Allahabad High Court

Minor Girl Cannot be Allowed to Live with Husband till She Turns 18: Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court disallowed a minor girl from staying with her husband even if she had married him with her own will. The 16-year old girl can decide whether she wants to continue that marriage or

Compromise between Rape Accused and Victim is of No Relevance in Deciding Criminal Cases: Delhi High Court

Compromise between Rape Accused and Victim is of No Relevance in Deciding Criminal Cases: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking quashing of a rape case as both the parties have entered into a compromise wherein the accused and victim has decided to stay as husband and wife

“Demanding Money from Wife Not Harassment”: Justice Ganediwala Acquitted Man Accused of Abetting Wife’s Suicide

“Demanding Money from Wife Not Harassment”: Justice Ganediwala Acquitted Man Accused of Abetting Wife’s Suicide

The queen of controversial judgments, Justice Pushpa Virendra Ganediwala observed that demanding money from the wife is a vague term and cannot be considered as harassment under Section 498A of the In

Delhi HC Dismissed Additional Judge’s Plea against His Termination Over Sexual Harassment Charges

Delhi HC Dismissed Additional Judge’s Plea against His Termination Over Sexual Harassment Charges

Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by a judicial officer who was removed from the service under the charges of sexual harassment. A female Ahlmad (judicial assistant) had posed sexual h

SC Collegium Withdrew Justice Ganediwala Recommendation over 3 Controversial POCSO Judgments

SC Collegium Withdrew Justice Ganediwala Recommendation over 3 Controversial POCSO Judgments

Giving back-to-back controversial judgments in connection to child sexual offences under POCSO Act has cost a Bombay High Court judge her confirmation. Supreme Court collegium has decided to withdraw

“Impossible for a Single Man to Gag, Denude, and Rape at the Same Time”: Bombay HC Justice Ganediwala in News for Another POCSO Order

“Impossible for a Single Man to Gag, Denude, and Rape at the Same Time”: Bombay HC Justice Ganediwala in News for Another POCSO Order

In the series of controversial judgments, Bombay High Court judge Pushpa Ganediwala has acquitted another rape accused under POCSO Act. The court observed that it is “highly impossible for a sin

Man Jailed for 1,050 Years for Raping Stepdaughter 105 Times

Man Jailed for 1,050 Years for Raping Stepdaughter 105 Times

A Session Court in Malaysia sentenced a man to 1,050 years in jail for raping his 12-year old stepdaughter 105 times during a period of two years. The court also ordered 24 strokes of cane to the conv

Opening Pant’s Zip and Holding Hands of Minor Girl Not ‘Sexual Assault’ under POCSO Act: Bombay High Court

Opening Pant’s Zip and Holding Hands of Minor Girl Not ‘Sexual Assault’ under POCSO Act: Bombay High Court

In another shocking judgment, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court ruled that the act of holding hands of a minor girl and opening pant’s zip will not come under the definition of sexual assaul

SC Stays Bombay High Court Order Stating “Skin-to-Skin Contact Necessary to Constitute Sexual Assault” under POCSO Act

SC Stays Bombay High Court Order Stating “Skin-to-Skin Contact Necessary to Constitute Sexual Assault” under POCSO Act

Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the judgment passed by Bombay High Court dated January 19 which ruled that pressing the breast of 12 year old child without removing her top will not fall within the

Pressing a Child’s Breasts Without Disrobing, Not ‘Sexual Assault’ under POCSO Act – Bombay High Court

Pressing a Child’s Breasts Without Disrobing, Not ‘Sexual Assault’ under POCSO Act – Bombay High Court

In a bizarre observation, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court held that groping a child’s breasts without ‘skin-to-skin contact’, would not amount to the grave offense of ‘sexual assault

15-Year Old Deaf, Mute Girl Gangraped in Bihar, Eyes Damaged

15-Year Old Deaf, Mute Girl Gangraped in Bihar, Eyes Damaged

A 15 year old girl has been allegedly gangraped by three in Madhubani district of Bihar. The victim was deaf and mute since her birth. Her eyes are damaged by the perpetrators with a sharp edged objec

Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde Refutes Rape Allegations; Calls it an Attempt to Blackmail Him

Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde Refutes Rape Allegations; Calls it an Attempt to Blackmail Him

On Tuesday, Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde rejected the rape allegations made against him by a playback singer. According to the sources, the 37-year-old complainant, an aspiring

50-Year Old Widow Gangraped by Three Youngsters in Jharkhand, Steel Glass Inserted in Private Parts

50-Year Old Widow Gangraped by Three Youngsters in Jharkhand, Steel Glass Inserted in Private Parts

Another inhumane gangrape in the country! A 50-year old widow woman in Chatra district of Jharkhand was allegedly gang-raped by three youths. A steel glass was inserted in her private parts as per the

Priest Satya Narayan, The Main Accused in Horrific Badaun Gang Rape-Murder Case Nabbed

Priest Satya Narayan, The Main Accused in Horrific Badaun Gang Rape-Murder Case Nabbed

Uttar Pradesh police have finally nabbed the main accused in the brutal gang-rape and murder of a middle-aged woman in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. Priest Satya Narayan was absconding right from the day of

Another Nirbhaya Seeks Justice: Rod Inserted in Private Parts, Lungs Punctured, Ribs Broken, Middle-Aged Women Gang-Raped in UP’s Badaun

Another Nirbhaya Seeks Justice: Rod Inserted in Private Parts, Lungs Punctured, Ribs Broken, Middle-Aged Women Gang-Raped in UP’s Badaun

When Will This Come to An End??? By the time we were just recovering from the Nirbhaya loss, here we lost another one. In a completely haunting incident of Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, a middle-aged woman w

Minor Girl Illegally Married to 57-Year Old Man in Hyderabad, 6 Arrested

Minor Girl Illegally Married to 57-Year Old Man in Hyderabad, 6 Arrested

Six people have been arrested in Hyderabad who were involved in illegally marrying a 16-year old girl to a 57-year old man for the sake of money. The arrest was made on Thursday. The 57-year old man i

Bombay HC Grants Bail to a Man Accused of Raping a Woman at the Behest of her Husband

Bombay HC Grants Bail to a Man Accused of Raping a Woman at the Behest of her Husband

The Bombay High Court has recently granted bail to a man accused of raping a woman at the behest of her husband working in the Merchant Navy. A single-judge bench of Justice Prakash D Naik observed th

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

More than 100 former bureaucrats have written a letter to the Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw the “illegal and atrocious” anti-conversion law, a law supposedly aim

Double Death Sentence Awarded to Man for Raping, Murdering A 7-Year Old Dalit Girl in Tamil Nadu

Double Death Sentence Awarded to Man for Raping, Murdering A 7-Year Old Dalit Girl in Tamil Nadu

A Mahila court in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu awarded the double death penalty to a 25-year-old man for raping and murdering a 7-year-old Dalit girl last year. The whole trial process was compl

Air Hostess Accused Tinder Match of Rape, Assault in Pune

Air Hostess Accused Tinder Match of Rape, Assault in Pune

A 26-year-old woman has alleged a man of rape and assault whom she met on the online dating app Tinder. A criminal complaint has been filed against the man in Wakad police station. The man identified

Inadvertent Physical Touch to Express Love without Sexual Intent Not Assault Under POCSO Act — Bombay High Court

Inadvertent Physical Touch to Express Love without Sexual Intent Not Assault Under POCSO Act — Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court recently held that merely holding or touching the hand of a minor to express love without any sexual intent does not amount to an offence under the Protection of Children from Sexual

Women in Jail Indulge in Vulgar Acts, Ishrat Jahan Alleges Physical and Mental Abuse by Jail Inmates

Women in Jail Indulge in Vulgar Acts, Ishrat Jahan Alleges Physical and Mental Abuse by Jail Inmates

Congress Councillor Ishrat Jahan who was booked under UAPA informed the court that her life is at stake if any immediate preventive measures were not taken. She alleges that she was beaten badly and i

CBI Files Charge Sheet in Hathras Rape case; says Accused ‘Frustrated’ After Victim Rebuffed

CBI Files Charge Sheet in Hathras Rape case; says Accused ‘Frustrated’ After Victim Rebuffed

The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet in the case of gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras. Reportedly, the victim was allegedly gang-raped by four men aft

CBI Files Charge Sheet in Hathras Rape and Murder Case

CBI Files Charge Sheet in Hathras Rape and Murder Case

Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet in the most inhumane incident, Hathras rape and murder case. The victim was brutally raped by four accused. She was strangulated, had broken her

“Sex on Pretext of Marriage is Not Always Rape”: Delhi High Court

“Sex on Pretext of Marriage is Not Always Rape”: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court on Thursday acquits a rape accused and observed that sex on the pretext of marriage doesn’t constitute rape always if the woman continues to have a consensual intimate relations

“Was Given Injections to Cause Miscarriage”, Reveals 22-Year Old Woman Held under UP’s Anti-Love Jihad Law

“Was Given Injections to Cause Miscarriage”, Reveals 22-Year Old Woman Held under UP’s Anti-Love Jihad Law

A 22-year old woman from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh has made some shocking revelations that she suffered a miscarriage due to medical negligence. She and her husband were held under the recently introdu

Man Lost Wife in Gambling, Let Friends Rape Her, and Pours Acid to Purify

Man Lost Wife in Gambling, Let Friends Rape Her, and Pours Acid to Purify

In a shocking and shameful incident, a man from Bhagalpur district lost her wife in a gambling bet. He also let his friends rape her and forced her into physical relations with them. His cruelty conti

Given Triple Talaq by Husband in US, Hyderabad Woman Seeks MEA’s Help

Given Triple Talaq by Husband in US, Hyderabad Woman Seeks MEA’s Help

A 24-year-old Hyderabad woman has alleged that her husband, a Somalia national, having US citizenship, gave her triple talaq over phone without any reasons and appealed to the Centre to intervene in t

Mother of Five Allegedly Gang Raped by 17 Men in Jharkhand

Mother of Five Allegedly Gang Raped by 17 Men in Jharkhand

In yet another spine chilling incident, a 35-year-old woman, a mother of five children, was allegedly gang-raped by 17 men in Dumka district of Jharkhand, as her husband was held hostage on Tuesday ni

Maharashtra Cabinet Clears Draft Bill for Proposed ‘Shakti Act’; Provides Death Penalty for Crimes Against Women, Children

Maharashtra Cabinet Clears Draft Bill for Proposed ‘Shakti Act’; Provides Death Penalty for Crimes Against Women, Children

On Wednesday, the Maharashtra Cabinet approved the introduction of two draft bills pertaining to the prevention of incidents of violence and atrocities against women and children in the state. The bil

SC Upholds Conviction of a Man Accused of Raping Mentally-ill Woman

SC Upholds Conviction of a Man Accused of Raping Mentally-ill Woman

On Thursday, the Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of raping a mentally disabled girl and cited that a person suffering from a mental disorder or mental sickness deserves specia

TV Actress Filed Rape Complaint against Casting Director Ayush Tiwari

TV Actress Filed Rape Complaint against Casting Director Ayush Tiwari

An Indian Television actress has accused a casting director identified as Ayush Tiwari of raping her. The actress has filed a complaint against the man under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code in Ve

Freedom of Speech Does Not Entitle a Person to Make Derogatory Remarks/Posts Against Any Community or Gender – Punjab and Haryana HC

Freedom of Speech Does Not Entitle a Person to Make Derogatory Remarks/Posts Against Any Community or Gender – Punjab and Haryana HC

On 26 November, the Punjab and Haryana High Court bench headed by Justice Alka Sarin remarked that the “Freedom of speech does not entitle a person to make derogatory remarks/posts against any commu

Uttar Pradesh Government Approves Ordinance Against ‘Love Jihad’

Uttar Pradesh Government Approves Ordinance Against ‘Love Jihad’

On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved a draft ordinance outlawing religious conversions by marriage, coercion, deceit or enticement, and prescribed up to 10 years imprisonment for those found

Maharashtra Man Booked for Giving Triple Talaq over Phone

Maharashtra Man Booked for Giving Triple Talaq over Phone

A woman has filed a complaint against her 32-year old husband in Maharashtra for allegedly giving her triple talaq over a phone call. Her husband called her on November 20 and said that he doesn’

FIR Registered against Goa Professor Over Comparing Women Wearing Mangalsutra to Chained Dogs

FIR Registered against Goa Professor Over Comparing Women Wearing Mangalsutra to Chained Dogs

An FIR has been lodged against a professor alleged of outraging religious feelings through her controversial remarks. Shilpa Singh, an assistant Political Science professor at VM Salgaocar College of

Jalore Cop Suspended after Audio Clip of Him Making Advances towards a Married Woman Went Viral

Jalore Cop Suspended after Audio Clip of Him Making Advances towards a Married Woman Went Viral

A police inspector from the Jalore district of Rajasthan has been suspended after he was accused of making advances towards a married woman and pestering her to visit him at his residence all alone. T

13-Year-Old Christian Girl Converted To Islam And Married To 44-Year-Old In Pakistan

13-Year-Old Christian Girl Converted To Islam And Married To 44-Year-Old In Pakistan

In a ghastly incident, a 13-year-old Christian girl was abducted, converted to Islam, and married to a 44-year-old Muslim captor in Karachi, Pakistan. The girl, identified as Arzoo Raja, was kidnapped

“Despite In-Camera Proceedings, Victim Harassed in Open Court Before 20 Lawyers”; Prosecution Tells SC in Malayalam Actor Abduction Case

“Despite In-Camera Proceedings, Victim Harassed in Open Court Before 20 Lawyers”; Prosecution Tells SC in Malayalam Actor Abduction Case

Kerala High Court heard the transfer petitions moved by the sexual assault victim and the prosecution in the case related to the abduction and sexual assault of a Malayalam actress. Actor Dileep is al

21-Year Old Tuberculosis Patient Raped in ICU of A Gurugram-Based Private Hospital

21-Year Old Tuberculosis Patient Raped in ICU of A Gurugram-Based Private Hospital

The humanity standards are getting lowered day by day the way women safety is degrading in the country. A 21-year old Tuberculosis patient who was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Gurugram and was on a

“When Protector Turned Perpetrator”; Delhi Cop Arrested over Consecutive 4 Molestation Complaints in a Single Day against Him

“When Protector Turned Perpetrator”; Delhi Cop Arrested over Consecutive 4 Molestation Complaints in a Single Day against Him

A Delhi cop, currently posted as a PA of a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of a traffic unit, has been arrested over the four FIRs filed against him in a single day. He is accused of stalking, mol

21-Year Old Ballabhgarh Girl Shot Dead in Broad Daylight; Kin Alleges Love Jihad Angle

21-Year Old Ballabhgarh Girl Shot Dead in Broad Daylight; Kin Alleges Love Jihad Angle

A 21-year old girl was shot dead by her jilted lover outside her college in Faridabad, Haryana. The main accused Taufeeq has been arrested within the five hours of incident and the other one Rehan was

“All Women Are Created Prostitutes by God”: Tamil Nadu MP Booked for Derogatory Remarks against Women and Manusmriti

“All Women Are Created Prostitutes by God”: Tamil Nadu MP Booked for Derogatory Remarks against Women and Manusmriti

The city police has booked the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) leader and Tamil Nadu MP Thol Thirumavalavan for promoting enmity against different religious groups and demeaning the women during

Bangladesh Court Gave Nod for Marriage of Life Sentenced Rape Convict and the Victim

Bangladesh Court Gave Nod for Marriage of Life Sentenced Rape Convict and the Victim

Bangladesh High Court has allowed the request for the marriage of a rape victim and the convict who is sentenced to life imprisonment. High Court Bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice

“Sole Evidence of Sexual Offence Victim is Enough for Conviction” : Supreme Court

“Sole Evidence of Sexual Offence Victim is Enough for Conviction” : Supreme Court

In a POCSO matter, Supreme Court held that the sole and trustworthy evidence of a woman who is a victim of sexual assault, is enough to find the offender guilty. The three judge bench of the apex cour

Odisha Based Lawyer Gave Rape Threats to Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut, Claims Account Hacked

Odisha Based Lawyer Gave Rape Threats to Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut, Claims Account Hacked

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who has been vocal about her thoughts in recent days, received rape threats on her social media post from an Odisha based lawyer. The lawyer later deleted his account

Bombay High Court Rejected Plea to Enhance Compensation for Rape Victim

Bombay High Court Rejected Plea to Enhance Compensation for Rape Victim

In a significant judgment, Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has disposed of the plea seeking enhancement in the compensation for a rape victim under Manodhairya scheme. The bench comprising J

Fearing unfair trial, prosecution in Kerala actor sexual assault case seeks court change

Fearing unfair trial, prosecution in Kerala actor sexual assault case seeks court change

While citing that the conduct of trial court is highly biased and detrimental to the entire judicial system, the trial in a Kerala actor abduction and assault case was temporarily stalled after the pr

Supreme Court reserves order on plea seeking court monitored probe in Hathras case

Supreme Court reserves order on plea seeking court monitored probe in Hathras case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court has reserved its order on whether to transfer the Hathras case from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi, following the completion of probe and also as to whether the CBI probe should

Fresh PIL in SC seeks registration of offences against UP Police, government and hospital officials involved in Hathras incident

Fresh PIL in SC seeks registration of offences against UP Police, government and hospital officials involved in Hathras incident

A fresh PIL has been moved before the Supreme Court seeking for an SIT probe into the Hathras gangrape incident, and also registration of penal offenses as well as offenses under the Scheduled Caste a

“Would You Have Burnt Body if Victim’s Family Was Well-to-Do?” – Allahabad HC grills UP police

“Would You Have Burnt Body if Victim’s Family Was Well-to-Do?” – Allahabad HC grills UP police

On Monday, while taking an exception to the midnight cremation of Hathras victim, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asked the UP Police ADG as to whether he would have allowed his daughter

Women lawyers challenge Madhya Pradesh HC bail condition directing an accused of sexual assault to get Rakhi tied by victim

Women lawyers challenge Madhya Pradesh HC bail condition directing an accused of sexual assault to get Rakhi tied by victim

Nine women lawyers including a Supreme Court advocate Aparna Bhat, have moved the Apex Court challenging the 30th July bail condition imposed by Madhya Pradesh High Court wherein a man accused of sexu

Allahabad HC dismissed the plea filed by Hathras victim’s family alleging illegal detention

Allahabad HC dismissed the plea filed by Hathras victim’s family alleging illegal detention

On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Habeas Corpus petition filed on behalf of the Hathras victim’s family who had alleged illegal detention by the UP Government. The bench comp

Family of Hathras gangrape victim moves Allahabad HC alleging illegal detention by the UP government

Family of Hathras gangrape victim moves Allahabad HC alleging illegal detention by the UP government

With various conflicting notions emerging in connection with the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras, a petition has been moved in the Allahabad High court by the victim’s family

SC sets aside HC’s order granting Chinmayanand access to copy of victim’s statement in rape case

SC sets aside HC’s order granting Chinmayanand access to copy of victim’s statement in rape case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court has set aside the Allahabad High Court’s order that allowed the former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayand to seek a certified copy of the victim’s statemen

Hathras Rape Victim’s 2.30 AM Cremation Was to Avoid Large Scale Violence, UP Govt to Supreme Court

Hathras Rape Victim’s 2.30 AM Cremation Was to Avoid Large Scale Violence, UP Govt to Supreme Court

Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has submitted its affidavit before Supreme Court stating that UP police had performed the late night cremation of the Hathras rape victim’s body to a

Then, 2012 Nirbhaya convicts’ – Now, 2020 Hathras convicts’; Lawyer AP Singh to defend the accused in Hathras gangrape and murder case

Then, 2012 Nirbhaya convicts’ – Now, 2020 Hathras convicts’; Lawyer AP Singh to defend the accused in Hathras gangrape and murder case

AP Singh, the lawyer who defended the 2012 Nirbhaya Convicts, will be defending the four accused in the recent Hathras gang-rape and murder case that has created a nationwide uproar. As per sources,

How Safe are Women in India — Latest Development in Hathras Rape Case

How Safe are Women in India — Latest Development in Hathras Rape Case

Really, how safe is India for women! A woman is reportedly raped every 15 minutes in India and that excludes the rape cases which are unreported. There was a time India was loved and remembered as a c

Delhi High Court Allowed Publication of Book Based on Self-Styled Godman Asaram Bapu

Delhi High Court Allowed Publication of Book Based on Self-Styled Godman Asaram Bapu

Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside the district court’s stay on the release of the book based on the Asaram’s conviction and arrest in a rape case. Religious leader Asaram is currently

Model Turned Actress Poonam Pandey’s Husband Sam Bombay Arrested Over Molestation and Assault Allegations

Model Turned Actress Poonam Pandey’s Husband Sam Bombay Arrested Over Molestation and Assault Allegations

Following the allegations posed by controversy queen Poonam Pandey, her husband Sam Bombay has been arrested in Goa within few days of their wedding. She had filed an FIR against him claiming that he

“A Rape Accused Cannot Use Social Media Till the Final Verdict” – Kerala HC

“A Rape Accused Cannot Use Social Media Till the Final Verdict” – Kerala HC

Kerala High Court has recently announced an order stating that a rape accused cannot use social media till the time the investigation is completed. HC passed the order while hearing a bail plea of a r

Richa Chadha Issues Statement After Payal Ghosh Named Her in #MeToo Allegations Against Anurag Kashyap

Richa Chadha Issues Statement After Payal Ghosh Named Her in #MeToo Allegations Against Anurag Kashyap

In the series of #MeToo allegations erupting in the Bollywood industry in recent times, Payal Ghosh took to Twitter alleging director Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment. National Women Commission sou

Former Model Amy Dorris Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Harassment during 1997 US Open Tennis Tournament

Former Model Amy Dorris Accused Donald Trump of Sexual Harassment during 1997 US Open Tennis Tournament

Adding one more allegation in the list, former model Amy Dorris has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her two decades ago at the US Open Tennis Tournament in 1997. More than two

“Rape is Just Not a Forcible Intercourse, It Means to Inhabit and Destroy Everything”: Bombay High Court

“Rape is Just Not a Forcible Intercourse, It Means to Inhabit and Destroy Everything”: Bombay High Court

While hearing a bail plea filed by a rape accused, Bombay High Court observed “rape is just not a forcible intercourse, it means to inhabit and destroy everything” and rejected the plea. A

Rape complainant’s Advocate Lodged FIR against SP Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and the Complainant as Well

Rape complainant’s Advocate Lodged FIR against SP Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and the Complainant as Well

An FIR has been lodged against the UP’s former cabinet minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, rape complainant woman, her daughters, and other aides for allegedly striking a deal to drop the charges

“He Asked Me to Strip in Front of Him”; Indian Model Paula Accuses Director Sajid Khan of Sexual Harassment

“He Asked Me to Strip in Front of Him”; Indian Model Paula Accuses Director Sajid Khan of Sexual Harassment

After 2018 #MeToo allegations, Bollywood director Sajid Khan is again on the radar of public shame following one more sexual harassment allegation on him. On Wednesday, the Indian model Paula took to

School Bus Cleaner Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Sexually Harassing a Minor Girl, Fined Rs 1500

School Bus Cleaner Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Sexually Harassing a Minor Girl, Fined Rs 1500

A local court in LB Nagar has sentenced a school bus cleaner convicted of outraging the modesty of a minor girl, to two years of imprisonment and has also imposed an exemplary cost of Rs 1500. Mahesh

Actress Samyuktha Hegde Withdrew Her Complaint against Kavitha Reddy Considering Her Age

Actress Samyuktha Hegde Withdrew Her Complaint against Kavitha Reddy Considering Her Age

Samyuktha Hegde has withdrawn her complaint against the activist and entrepreneur Kavitha Reddy alleged of harassing and moral policing Hegde and her two friends for their clothes at a park near Benga

Udyan Das, Who Killed Parents and Live-In Partner, Sentenced to Life in Akanksha Sharma Murder Case

Udyan Das, Who Killed Parents and Live-In Partner, Sentenced to Life in Akanksha Sharma Murder Case

A fast track court has sentenced the prime accused in the shocking Akanksha Sharma murder case to life imprisonment. Udyan Das has killed his live-in partner Akanksha in 2016. Bhopal Killer Udyan Das

SC Granted Bail to Octogenarian After DNA Clears Him of Rape Allegations

SC Granted Bail to Octogenarian After DNA Clears Him of Rape Allegations

Supreme Court on Monday, had granted bail to a 84-year old man who was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl and impregnating her. The bench took the decision after DNA report revealed that he is not t

Six Arrested For Gang-Raping 50-Year Old Widow In Patna After Video Went Viral

Six Arrested For Gang-Raping 50-Year Old Widow In Patna After Video Went Viral

In a shocking incident, a 50-year old widow was gang-raped in Patna and the incident was also recorded which later got viral on Friday. Six accused have been arrested so far and one of the accused is

Supreme Court Rejected Plea Seeking Inquiry Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Supreme Court Rejected Plea Seeking Inquiry Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Supreme Court on Friday, has rejected a plea seeking constitution of a three-judge committee to inquire into the former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi conduct at the position of judge in the top

Uttrakhand Woman Accused of Extortion, Filed Rape Complaint Against BJP MLA Mahesh Singh Negi

Uttrakhand Woman Accused of Extortion, Filed Rape Complaint Against BJP MLA Mahesh Singh Negi

A woman has filed a complaint against BJP MLA Mahesh Singh Negi from Almora’s Dwarahat constituency accusing him of raping her in various hotels in Nepal, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhan

McDonald’s sues Fired CEO Easterbrook after discovering three more sexual relationships with subordinates

McDonald’s sues Fired CEO Easterbrook after discovering three more sexual relationships with subordinates

Globally known food chain, Mcdonald’s has filed a complaint against its former CEO Steve Easterbrook for sending nudes from his work email, and then also attempted to delete the photos. In 2019,

Cricketer’s Estranged Wife Hasin Jahan Receives Rape Threats Over Her Congratulatory Post on Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan; Fir Lodged

Cricketer’s Estranged Wife Hasin Jahan Receives Rape Threats Over Her Congratulatory Post on Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan; Fir Lodged

Cricketer Mohammad Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan has filed a complaint in Lal Bazar police station in Kolkata after receiving continuous rape and murder threats over her congratulatory post

SC Orders Release of Social Activists Who Were Detained for Contempt of Court, While Supporting a Rape Survivor

SC Orders Release of Social Activists Who Were Detained for Contempt of Court, While Supporting a Rape Survivor

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court has ordered for the release of two social activists along with the rape survivor who were detained for indulging in oral arguments with the Magistrate in the Court in Ara

Mumbai Engineer Sentenced to Life After Failing to Explain Dead Wife’s Blood on His Clothes

Mumbai Engineer Sentenced to Life After Failing to Explain Dead Wife’s Blood on His Clothes

A Mumbai session court has convicted the husband of murder of his estranged wife and awarded him a life sentence. The court took the decision after the accused failed to explain how his dead wife̵

Bombay HC Granted Interim Respite to the Session Judge Accused of Unnatural Sex and Harassment by Estranged Wife

Bombay HC Granted Interim Respite to the Session Judge Accused of Unnatural Sex and Harassment by Estranged Wife

A sitting Session judge along with his family has moved Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court to quash the FIR registered against him by his estranged wife. His wife has alleged that her husband subjected

MP Man Arrested for Punishing Wife to Carry Him on Shoulders Over Infidelity Suspicion

MP Man Arrested for Punishing Wife to Carry Him on Shoulders Over Infidelity Suspicion

After a video of a woman being forced to carry her husband on her shoulders went viral on social media, Jhabua police has arrested the man and efforts are underway to nab the other accused. On Wednesd

Tamil Actress Vijayalakshmi Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt Over Alleged Harassment by a Politician

Tamil Actress Vijayalakshmi Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt Over Alleged Harassment by a Politician

Tamil actress Vijayalakshmi has been admitted to a Chennai hospital after she attempted suicide on Sunday. Before her suicide attempt, Vijayalakshmi posted a video on her Facebook account alleging See

Supreme Court Grants Six More Months to Conclude Hyderabad Encounter Probe

Supreme Court Grants Six More Months to Conclude Hyderabad Encounter Probe

Supreme Court on Friday, extends the time by six months to the three-membered inquiry commission headed by former Supreme Court Justice V S Sirpurkar appointed in the Hyderabad encounter probe after b

Delhi High Court Issued Notice to CBI Seeking a Reply on Life Convict Brajesh Kumar’s Plea – Bihar Shelter Home Case

Delhi High Court Issued Notice to CBI Seeking a Reply on Life Convict Brajesh Kumar’s Plea – Bihar Shelter Home Case

Delhi High Court on Wednesday has issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking its reply on the Brajesh Kumar’s plea challenging the trial court order for his conviction an

Hyderabad Man Booked Over Dowry Harassment and Triple Talaq

Hyderabad Man Booked Over Dowry Harassment and Triple Talaq

Rachakonda police have arrested 36 years old lab technician from LB Nagar over the allegations leveled by his 24-year old housewife of dowry harassment and instant Triple Talaq. L.B. Nagar inspector V

Delhi High Court Directed Google, Facebook, Twitter to Delete the Defaming Posts Against Suspended IAS Officer

Delhi High Court Directed Google, Facebook, Twitter to Delete the Defaming Posts Against Suspended IAS Officer

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Google, Facebook, and Twitter to take down the objectionable and defaming posts against the suspended IAS officer in context to the allegations leveled by a woman

Prime accused in Bhopal Rape case, Pyare Miyan Arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

Prime accused in Bhopal Rape case, Pyare Miyan Arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir local police has arrested the main accused, Pyare Miyan accused of raping minor girls and a woman. Earlier in the day, police had conducted a raid in the various properties of Bhopal

Doctor Booked for Sexually Harassing On-Duty Nurse in Panchkula Civil Hospital

Doctor Booked for Sexually Harassing On-Duty Nurse in Panchkula Civil Hospital

A doctor in Panchkula Civil Hospital has been booked for sexually assaulting a nurse who was on COVID-19 night duty while he was under the influence of alcohol. The doctor has been sent to deputation

Vadodara Police Detained Youtuber Shubham Mishra for “Open Rape Threats” to Stand-up Comedian Agrima Joshua

Vadodara Police Detained Youtuber Shubham Mishra for “Open Rape Threats” to Stand-up Comedian Agrima Joshua

After taking suo moto cognizance, Cyber Crime Cell of Vadodara police has detained Youtuber Shubham Mishra on Sunday evening, alleged of making “open rape threats” against stand-up comedia

Delhi High Court reversed the Gag Order in #METOO Allegations Against Venture Capitalist Mahesh Murthy

Delhi High Court reversed the Gag Order in #METOO Allegations Against Venture Capitalist Mahesh Murthy

Delhi High Court lifted its April 2017 gag order restraining the media houses from publishing any kind of reports in context to sexual harassment allegations made against venture capitalist Mahesh Mur

Accused under POCSO and SC/ST act can be tried by POCSO Special Court only – Bombay High Court

Accused under POCSO and SC/ST act can be tried by POCSO Special Court only – Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court held that if an accused is booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes ( Prevention of Atrocities) Act and is l

Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Man Accused in Gang-Rape Case of a Mentally Disabled Minor

Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Man Accused in Gang-Rape Case of a Mentally Disabled Minor

Delhi High Court has granted bail to a man accused in gang-rape case of a mentally challenged minor girl and said that the trial court has examined the key witness. The girl was threatened to remain s

Kerala High Court Upholds Conviction of a Rape Victim, Citing Surrender Can Never Be Construed as Consensual Acts of Sexual Intercourse

Kerala High Court Upholds Conviction of a Rape Victim, Citing Surrender Can Never Be Construed as Consensual Acts of Sexual Intercourse

The Kerala High Court in a recent case has observed that “Only those sexual intercourse which are welcomed could be construed as not violative of the rights of the victim, and accepted as consensual

FIR registered against UP cop after he was filmed doing inappropriate things in front of  a woman complainant

FIR registered against UP cop after he was filmed doing inappropriate things in front of a woman complainant

A police officer has been suspended after being caught on camera while masturbating before a woman complainant and her daughter who was there to lodge a complaint regarding a land dispute. An FIR has

Karnataka High Court observed “Unbecoming of Indian women to sleep after rape” and granted bail to rape accused

Karnataka High Court observed “Unbecoming of Indian women to sleep after rape” and granted bail to rape accused

While granting anticipatory bail to a rape accused, Karnataka High Court observed that it was unbecoming of Indian women to sleep after she is ravished. The woman has alleged the man of raping her on

Staff rapes woman in the CBI court premises in Central Delhi

Staff rapes woman in the CBI court premises in Central Delhi

In a horrific incident, a 38-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a court staffer inside one of the rooms of special CBI court in the Rouse Avenue Court Complex. Police received a complaint from the

‘Bois Locker Room’ Admin arrested by cyber crime cell of the Delhi Police

‘Bois Locker Room’ Admin arrested by cyber crime cell of the Delhi Police

On Wednesday, the Cyber Crime cell of Delhi police arrested the admin of Bois Locker Room, the Instagram private chat group, where schoolboys planned gangrape and made derogatory remarks on girls. As

Suo-motu action against ‘Bois Locker Room’ – Delhi Commission for Women

Suo-motu action against ‘Bois Locker Room’ – Delhi Commission for Women

The Delhi Commission for Women on Monday took suo-moto cognizance of a group called ‘Bois Locker Room’, an Instagram chat group where objectionable comments were made about minor girls. The DCW st

Four convicts in the Nirbhaya case hanged to death

Four convicts in the Nirbhaya case hanged to death

All the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, Akshay Kumar, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma, and Mukesh Singh, have been executed today in the early hours at 5:30 AM in Tihar Jail. Th

Plea by Nirbhaya case convicts for stay of execution, dismissed by Delhi Court

Plea by Nirbhaya case convicts for stay of execution, dismissed by Delhi Court

A Delhi Court has today, dismissed the plea moved by Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, seeking a stay of their execution, which is scheduled for 20 March at 5:30 AM. The bench headed by Additional Sess

Curative petition against the dismissal of juvenility claim, rejected by SC – Nirbhaya Case

Curative petition against the dismissal of juvenility claim, rejected by SC – Nirbhaya Case

The Supreme Court has today dismissed a Curative petition filed by one of four death row convicts’ in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, Pawan Kumar Gupta, against its previous verdict which rej

Akshay’s wife moves court, seeking for divorce before he is hanged – Nirbhaya case

Akshay’s wife moves court, seeking for divorce before he is hanged – Nirbhaya case

The wife of Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, has filed for a divorce at a family court in the local district court of Aurangabad in Biha

Nirbhaya Convict claims the defense of alibi, seeks stay on death sentence

Nirbhaya Convict claims the defense of alibi, seeks stay on death sentence

Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case has now sought to stay his death sentence claiming that he was not in the National capital on the day of the c

Kuldeep Sengar gets 10 years imprisonment for murder of rape victim’s father

Kuldeep Sengar gets 10 years imprisonment for murder of rape victim’s father

The Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court has today sentenced all convicts, including the expelled Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, to 10 years in prison along with a fine of Rs 10 lakh, in the d

Pawan Gupta moves Delhi Court seeking FIR against policemen – Nirbhaya case

Pawan Gupta moves Delhi Court seeking FIR against policemen – Nirbhaya case

One of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, Pawan Gupta has on 11 March moved Delhi Court, seeking registration of FIR against two police personnel for allegedly physi

Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh, seeks restoration of his legal remedies

Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh, seeks restoration of his legal remedies

In a new twist to the 7-long years of Nirbhaya gangrape, one of the four death row convicts in the case, Mukesh has moved Supreme Court on Friday, seeking for the restoration of his legal remedies, al

Bombay High Court grants bail to a man accused in a former actress molestation case

Bombay High Court grants bail to a man accused in a former actress molestation case

The Bombay High Court on 3 March, granted bail to a 41-year-old businessman who was convicted in a case of molestation of a former actor on a domestic flight, in December 2017. The bench headed by Jus

Plea challenging Chinmayanand’s bail dismissed by Supreme Court

Plea challenging Chinmayanand’s bail dismissed by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today has dismissed a plea challenging the Allahabad High Court’s order which granted bail to former union minister Swami Chinmayanand, in a sexual exploitation case. A divisional

Supreme Court dismissed the Curative petition of Pawan Gupta: Nirbhaya Case

Supreme Court dismissed the Curative petition of Pawan Gupta: Nirbhaya Case

The Supreme Court, today has dismissed the fourth death row convict, Pawan Kumar Gupta’s curative petition in the gruesome 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case. The five-judge bench comprising of Justices NV

Chinmayanand case transfer petition to be heard by SC on 2 March

Chinmayanand case transfer petition to be heard by SC on 2 March

The Supreme Court today has agreed to hear the plea seeking transfer of rape case against former Union Minister, Swami Chinmayanand, on Monday i.e. 2 March. The plea was filed by Senior Advocate Colin

Ranchi Court convicts 11 accused in a law-student rape case

Ranchi Court convicts 11 accused in a law-student rape case

The Court of Judicial Commissioner of Ranchi civil court Navneet Kumar, on 26 February has convicted all 11 accused in the gang-rape of a law student on 26 November 2019 under the limits of Kanke poli

Delhi Court seeks Tihar Jail Authorities response on Vinay’s plea for medical treatment – Nirbhaya Case

Delhi Court seeks Tihar Jail Authorities response on Vinay’s plea for medical treatment – Nirbhaya Case

A Delhi Court today has sought response from the Tihar jail authorities on a plea filed by one of the death rows convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape case, Vinay Sharma, seeking high-level treatment for his

Notice to 10 students involved in anti-CAA protests at Jamia Millia Islamia – Delhi Police

Notice to 10 students involved in anti-CAA protests at Jamia Millia Islamia – Delhi Police

On 19 February, 10 Jamia Millia Islamia students were issued notice by the Delhi Police, asking them to appear before it for questioning, in connection with the anti-CAA protest and alleged police cra

Supreme Court to hear a plea challenging the bail granted to Chinmayanand

Supreme Court to hear a plea challenging the bail granted to Chinmayanand

The Supreme Court today has agreed to hear a plea that challenged the order of Allahabad High Court that granted bail to the former Union Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Swami Chinmayanand in a rape case.

Karnataka High Court rejected the transfer plea in Nithyananda rape case

Karnataka High Court rejected the transfer plea in Nithyananda rape case

The Karnataka High Court today has dismissed a petition filed by the petitioner K Lenin who sought transfer of the rape case against Nithyananda Swami from Ramanagara District Court to a court in Bang

Notice to Centre and CBI in a plea seeking probe into Gargi College molestation incident

Notice to Centre and CBI in a plea seeking probe into Gargi College molestation incident

The Delhi High Court on 17 February has issued notice to the Centre, Delhi Police, and CBI, seeking their response in a plea filed by the Advocate ML Sharma, which sought for a court-monitored probe i

Two men sentenced to death for rape and murder of a minor girl

Two men sentenced to death for rape and murder of a minor girl

On 13 February, a South Tripura Court has sentenced two men to death who had committed a gruesome rape and murder of a minor girl aged 14-years-old, on 5 December 2018. The bench headed by Special Jud

The apex court refuses to entertain plea on Gargi College incident

The apex court refuses to entertain plea on Gargi College incident

The Supreme Court today has refused to entertain a petition which sought for a CBI probe into the alleged incidents of molestation of students, during a cultural festival at all-women Gargi College in

Delhi Court Adjourns Plea for issuance of Fresh Death Warrant – Nirbhaya case

Delhi Court Adjourns Plea for issuance of Fresh Death Warrant – Nirbhaya case

A Patiala House Court of Delhi, on 12 February has adjourned the plea filed by the Delhi government, which sought new death warrants for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case. The executions of the f

Vinay Sharma challenges the rejection of his mercy plea in Supreme Court – Nirbhaya Case

Vinay Sharma challenges the rejection of his mercy plea in Supreme Court – Nirbhaya Case

Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, has moved to apex court challenging the rejection of his mercy plea by the President, Ram Nath Kovind.

Brajesh Thakur sentenced to life imprisonment – Muzaffarpur shelter home case

Brajesh Thakur sentenced to life imprisonment – Muzaffarpur shelter home case

A Delhi court, on 11 February, has sentenced the main accused Brajesh Thakur to life imprisonment for sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur distri

Supreme Court allows Centre to seek fresh date for execution of convicts – Nirbhaya case

Supreme Court allows Centre to seek fresh date for execution of convicts – Nirbhaya case

The Supreme Court, today has allowed the Union Government to seek the trial court for a fresh execution date against the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The ben

SC Adjourns Hearing of Centre’s plea till February 11 – Nirbhaya Case

SC Adjourns Hearing of Centre’s plea till February 11 – Nirbhaya Case

The Apex court today has adjourned the Centre’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s verdict that dismissed its petition against the stay on the execution of the four death row convicts in Nirb

Peter Mukerjea granted bail but will not walk out of jail – Sheena Bora murder case

Peter Mukerjea granted bail but will not walk out of jail – Sheena Bora murder case

The Bombay High Court today has granted bail to the former CEO of STAR India, Peter Mukerjea who is co-accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. The court also directed him to pay Rs 2 lakh and said tha

Tihar Jail Authorities move to Delhi Court seeking execution date for the Nirbhaya Case convicts

Tihar Jail Authorities move to Delhi Court seeking execution date for the Nirbhaya Case convicts

On 6 February, the Tihar Jail authorities moved to Delhi’s Patiala House Courts under Section 413 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, seeking a date for the execution of the four death row convicts i

Karnataka High Court cancels Nithyananda’s bail in 2010 rape case

Karnataka High Court cancels Nithyananda’s bail in 2010 rape case

On 5 February, the Karnataka High Court cancelled the bail of a self-styled Hindu Swami of Tamil Nadu, Nithyananda which was granted to him in June 2010, involving a rape case. The bench headed by Jus

Centre Moves SC Against Delhi HC Order Refusing to Set Aside Stay on Executions – Nirbhaya case

Centre Moves SC Against Delhi HC Order Refusing to Set Aside Stay on Executions – Nirbhaya case

The Centre has filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court’s order which refused to set aside the trial court’s order dated 31 January that granted a stay

Third Nirbhaya Convict files mercy petition before President

Third Nirbhaya Convict files mercy petition before President

Akshay Thakur, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya case has filed his mercy petition before the President, two days after the Supreme Court has dismissed his curative petition. Earlier

Nirbhaya convict Vinay Sharma’s mercy plea rejected by President

Nirbhaya convict Vinay Sharma’s mercy plea rejected by President

As per sources, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case – Vinay Sharma’s mercy petition was rejected by the President Ram Nath Kovind. The mercy petition was filed by

Delhi court stays the execution of Nirbhaya convicts till further orders

Delhi court stays the execution of Nirbhaya convicts till further orders

A Delhi’s Patiala court bench headed by Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana has accepted the plea filed by the death row convicts in Nirbhaya case and granted stay on their execution till furt

Supreme Court dismissed Pawan’s Review plea Against Rejection of Juvenility Claim

Supreme Court dismissed Pawan’s Review plea Against Rejection of Juvenility Claim

The Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna has today dismissed one of the Nirbhaya convicts, Pawan Gupta’s petition which sought review of the apex cou

‘Four Convicts Can Be Hanged Separately’ Tihar jail authorities to Delhi court – Nirbhaya Case

‘Four Convicts Can Be Hanged Separately’ Tihar jail authorities to Delhi court – Nirbhaya Case

As per sources, the Tihar jail authorities today told a Delhi court that convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case can be hanged separately. The public prosecutor Irfan Ahmad, who is representing the Ti

Twenty-years imprisonment to 2 men for raping a minor girl

Twenty-years imprisonment to 2 men for raping a minor girl

A Delhi Court on 30 January has sentenced two men – Manoj Shah and Pradeep Kumar to 20 years in prison, for raping a five-year-old in East Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar. Earlier on 18 January, the court st

SC Refuses to Interfere with Allahabad HC Order granting Parole to Rape Accused Atul Rai To Take Oath As MP

SC Refuses to Interfere with Allahabad HC Order granting Parole to Rape Accused Atul Rai To Take Oath As MP

The Supreme Court’s bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud, on 30 January has refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court order, which had granted two-day parole to the Bahujan Samaj Party le

SC dismissed Akshay’s curative petition – Nirbhaya case

SC dismissed Akshay’s curative petition – Nirbhaya case

The Supreme Court today has dismissed the curative petition of Akshay, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case. The five-judge bench comprising of Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mis

Third convict in Nirbhaya Case files curative petition before SC

Third convict in Nirbhaya Case files curative petition before SC

Akshay, one of the four death row convicts in the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case has filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court, against his execution which was scheduled for 1 February. Earlier,

Supreme Court dismisses Mukesh’s petition challenging the rejection of mercy plea – Nirbhaya Case

Supreme Court dismisses Mukesh’s petition challenging the rejection of mercy plea – Nirbhaya Case

The Supreme Court today has dismissed Nirbhaya convict Mukesh’s petition, which challenged the rejection of his mercy plea by the President on 17 January, stating that the plea was rejected by Presi

Delhi Court acquits man of rape stating that the woman was his wife

Delhi Court acquits man of rape stating that the woman was his wife

A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted a man who was accused of rape, stating that the offense cannot be made out since the complainant was married to him when he forcibly established physical relations

Supreme Court dismissed Nirbhaya convict’s plea claiming he was a minor in 2012

Supreme Court dismissed Nirbhaya convict’s plea claiming he was a minor in 2012

The Supreme Court on 20 January has dismissed a plea filed by the death row convict in the Nirbhaya gangrape case, Pawan Gupta claiming that he was a juvenile when he committed the offense. The three-

Brajesh Thakur convicted for raping minor girls – Muzaffarpur shelter home case

Brajesh Thakur convicted for raping minor girls – Muzaffarpur shelter home case

A Delhi Court on 20 January has convicted the NGO owner and former MLA of the Bihar People’s Party Brajesh Thakur, along with 19 others, for sexually assaulting minor girls at Muzaffarpur shelter ho

Nirbhaya’s mother slams advocate Indira Jaising who asked to forgive the rapists

Nirbhaya’s mother slams advocate Indira Jaising who asked to forgive the rapists

Indira Jaising, a Human rights advocate took to twitter urging Asha Devi, the mother of Nirbhaya, to forgive the perpetrators citing an example of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, who had forg

Fresh death warrant in Nirbhaya gangrape case

Fresh death warrant in Nirbhaya gangrape case

A Delhi court today has issued a fresh death warrant to the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case. As per the new warrant, the four convicts Mukesh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Kumar, and Pawan Gupta will b

Nirbhaya Convict – Mukesh’s mercy plea rejected by President

Nirbhaya Convict – Mukesh’s mercy plea rejected by President

President Ram Nath Kovind today has rejected the mercy petition filed by one of the four convicts, Mukesh in the Nirbhaya gangrape case. As per sources, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has communicated the Pre

Three Years Rigorous Imprisonment to a man who molested a minor Bollywood actor – Mumbai Court

Three Years Rigorous Imprisonment to a man who molested a minor Bollywood actor – Mumbai Court

On 15 January, a Special Court of Mumbai granted three years of rigorous imprisonment to a 41-year-old man for molesting a minor Bollywood actor, during a domestic flight in December 2017. Convicting

Delhi HC rejected the convict Mukesh’s plea to stay his death warrant in Nirbhaya case

Delhi HC rejected the convict Mukesh’s plea to stay his death warrant in Nirbhaya case

The Delhi High Court, today dismissed the plea of Mukesh – the death row convict in Nirbhaya case, who sought to stay the death warrant issued against him by the Delhi’s Patiala House Court on

Convict Mukesh in Nirbhaya case files mercy plea, seeks stay on death warrant

Convict Mukesh in Nirbhaya case files mercy plea, seeks stay on death warrant

After the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative petition of the two convicts, Vinay and Mukesh in the Nirbhaya gangrape case, one of the convicts – Mukesh has filed a mercy petition ag

SC dismisses Curative Petition of the 2 convicts in Nirbhaya Case

SC dismisses Curative Petition of the 2 convicts in Nirbhaya Case

On 14 January, Supreme Court dismissed the Curative petitions filed by two death row convicts in the Nirbhaya Gangrape case – Vinay Sharma and Mukesh. A five-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, A

Another convict in Nirbhaya Gangrape case files curative petition in SC

Another convict in Nirbhaya Gangrape case files curative petition in SC

Mukesh, another death row convict in the Nirbhaya gangrape case has filed a Curative petition in the Supreme Court to commute his death penalty to life imprisonment. The petition filed by Advocate Vri

One of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case files a curative petition before the Supreme Court

One of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case files a curative petition before the Supreme Court

After the Patiala House Court on 7 January upheld the death sentence to all the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case, one of the convicts, Vinay Kumar Sharma today, filed a curative petition in

The four convicts in Nirbhaya gang-rape case to be hanged on 22 January

The four convicts in Nirbhaya gang-rape case to be hanged on 22 January

The Delhi’s Patiala House Court on 7 January upheld the death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case while hearing the plea of the Delhi government which requested th

Two Men Convicted After 23 Years, In the Rape Case of a Minor Girl

Two Men Convicted After 23 Years, In the Rape Case of a Minor Girl

After 23 years of the alleged incident, the Delhi High Court had set aside the trial court judgment and convicted two men for raping a minor girl. The court further confirmed that the medical evidence

Death Sentence to The Man Accused of Rape and Murder of a Minor Girl – Gujarat HC

Death Sentence to The Man Accused of Rape and Murder of a Minor Girl – Gujarat HC

On 1 January 2020, the Gujarat High Court convicted Anil Surendrasingh Yadav to death, who was accused in the 2018 rape and murder of a three- and half-year-old girl, in Surat. Anil was convicted by a

Bombay Trial Court acquitted a student who was accused of rape

Bombay Trial Court acquitted a student who was accused of rape

A Bombay trial Court has acquitted an engineering student who was accused of raping a student, stating that the prosecution has ‘miserably failed’ to prove its case. The Sessions Judge, A D Deo ac

A woman can’t be evicted for the shared household during the pendency of DV case – Delhi High Court

A woman can’t be evicted for the shared household during the pendency of DV case – Delhi High Court

On 18 December the Delhi HC held that a woman fighting a Domestic Violence case cannot be evicted from the shared household, which she has been sharing with her husband and her in-laws, even if the pr

Accused involved in sexual assaults of minor’s should be ‘mercilessly’ punished – Bombay HC

Accused involved in sexual assaults of minor’s should be ‘mercilessly’ punished – Bombay HC

On 20 December, the Bombay High Court held that the accused involved in the minor’s sexual assault case should be “mercilessly and inexorably punished.” Dismissing the appeal filed by Sagar Dhur

Second Autopsy for the 4 Accused in Disha Case – Telangana High Court

Second Autopsy for the 4 Accused in Disha Case – Telangana High Court

On 21 December, the Telangana High Court directed to regulate a second postmodern for the bodies of the four accused killed in the police encounter, in the Disha gang-rape case. A Divisional Bench, he

Unnao Rape Case Update – Kuldeep Sengar Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Unnao Rape Case Update – Kuldeep Sengar Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

On 20 December, the expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was sentenced to life imprisonment at Tis Hazari District Court concerning the Unnao rape case. He was imposed an exemplary fine of Rs 25 Lakh

Family of 4 Accused in Hyderabad Gang-Rape Case Appeal to Supreme Court

Family of 4 Accused in Hyderabad Gang-Rape Case Appeal to Supreme Court

On 19 December, the relatives of the four accused in the gang-rape and murder of the Hyderabad veterinary doctor appealed to the Supreme Court seeking CBI probe into the encounter. The petition urged

Nirbhaya Case Update – Fourth Convict’s Review Plea Rejected by Supreme Court

Nirbhaya Case Update – Fourth Convict’s Review Plea Rejected by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the final review plea filled by Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the convicts in the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape case. The bizarre petition states that “Delhi air a

Unnao Rape Case Update- Former BJP MLA, Kuldeep Sengar Guilty of Rape

Unnao Rape Case Update- Former BJP MLA, Kuldeep Sengar Guilty of Rape

The Delhi Court on 16 December, held the expelled BJP MLA- Kuldeep Singh Sengar, guilty of kidnap and rape of a minor girl in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. The quantum of sentencing is scheduled in the hearin

Speedy Disposal In The Cases Of Brutality Against Women – CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

Speedy Disposal In The Cases Of Brutality Against Women – CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

On 11 December, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Jagan Mohan Reddy authorized two draft bills to dispose of the cases of atrocities against women, within 21 days. The first bill is an amendment to t

Judicial inquiry to be held in the Hyderabad encounter -Supreme Court

Judicial inquiry to be held in the Hyderabad encounter -Supreme Court

The apex court on Thursday ordered a judicial inquiry against the police personnel who were involved in the encounter of the four accused, in the gang-rape and murder of the Veterinary doctor in Hyder

Nirbhaya Rape Convict Seeks SC To Spare The Death Sentence In His Review Petition, Asserting “Delhi Pollution Is Anyways Making Life Short”

Nirbhaya Rape Convict Seeks SC To Spare The Death Sentence In His Review Petition, Asserting “Delhi Pollution Is Anyways Making Life Short”

Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case, filed a review plea in SC, seeking review of its 2017 judgment which granted them the death penalty. Akshay, through his Advocat

Unnao Rape Case Verdict To Be Announced On December 16

Unnao Rape Case Verdict To Be Announced On December 16

The Delhi court had reserved its verdict for 16 December, against the expelled Bharatiya Janata Party MLA, Kuldeep Singh Sengar in the Unnao gang-rape case. The district judge, Dharmesh Sharma who was

Nirbhaya Case Convict Seeks Withdrawal of Mercy Petition

Nirbhaya Case Convict Seeks Withdrawal of Mercy Petition

Vinay Sharma, the convict in the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, solicit an immediate withdrawal of his mercy petition, claiming that it was sent without his consent. The convict, through his counsel

The PIL Seeking Probe in the Encounter of the Four Accused in Hyderabad to be Heard by the Supreme Court on Wednesday

The PIL Seeking Probe in the Encounter of the Four Accused in Hyderabad to be Heard by the Supreme Court on Wednesday

The Supreme Court on 11 December will hear the Public Interest Litigation filed by Advocates G S Mani and Pradeep Kumar Yadav, seeking an independent probe into the alleged encounter of the four accus