Politician Rape

BJP candidate accused of rape

In a major blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party Party (BJP), its candidate for the Gurdaspur by-poll in Punjab Swaran Salaria has been accused of rape. The complainant has moved the Supreme Court with her plea against Swaran Salaria claiming that she was physically exploited by him on the pretext of marriage. The woman has made her intimate photographs with ...

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Punjab ex-minister faces rape charges

GURDASPUR/CHANDIGARH: Barely 10 days ahead of the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll, Shiromani Akali Dal’s (SAD’s) Sucha Singh Langah, a former Punjab minister, was booked on charges of rape and extortion on Friday. Langah, 57, resigned as the president of the Gurdaspur unit of SAD, and as member of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee after he was booked. Gurdaspur SSP Harcharan ...

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14 Times Powerful Indians Made Outrageous Remarks on Rape

“You say rape incidents are on the rise. But the population is also swelling.” Women aren’t safe in India. Pick up a newspaper or randomly switch to any news channel on your television set, there is a good chance you’ll come across yet another case of sexual harassment of a woman, a minor or even an infant. In such times, ...

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Woman demands narco test to nail Rohit Tilak in rape case

Claiming that she has a records of over 2,000 calls and Whatsapp messages that Rohit Tilak sent her, the complainant has demanded that he be subjected to a Narco Analysis Test in the rape case. Her lawyers also opposed anticipatory bail for Tilak on Monday. The 41-year-old woman, who is a lawyer by profession, has filed a case of rape ...

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Rape ‘sometimes right, sometimes wrong’

NEW DELHI: A lawmaker from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has described rape as a social crime, saying “sometimes it’s right, sometimes it’s wrong,” in the latest controversial remarks by an Indian politician about rape. The political leaders of Uttar Pradesh, the state where two cousins aged 12 and 14 were raped and hanged last week, have faced ...

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Son of former BSP MP sent to judicial remand in rape case

A local court here has sent the son of a former BSP RPT BSP MP and three others to jail in connection with the gangrape case of a minor in 2014. A case was registered against Anand Pandey, son of former BSP MP Gorakhnath Pandey and three others in connection with the gangrape of a minor in a school in ...

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Kerala Congress MLA M Vincent arrested for rape

NEW DELHI: Congress MLA M Vincent has been arrested on the charge of rape based on a statement given by a 51-year-old woman, who attempted suicide in Thiruvananthapuram’s Balaramapuram are after she was allegedly harassed by him, the Kerala Police said on Saturday. Before being arrested, Vincent, a first-time legislator, was grilled for over two hours by a team of ...

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Actress rape case: Police question PT Thomas

KOCHI: The special investigation team probing the conspiracy behind the actress rape case recorded the statement of PT Thomas, MLA on Friday at the Ernakulam guest house. The MLA was one of the first to arrive at director Lal’s house where the survivor was dropped after the assault. The questioning continued for about three hours from about 12 in the ...

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Freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s great-grandson booked for rape

Rohit is the great-grandson of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak and grandson of late Jayantrao Tilak, who was a senior Congress leader and member of Parliament. Congress leader Rohit Tilak, who is the great-grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman and forcing her into “unnatural” sex, the police said. The case was registered against ...

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Shimla rape and murder: Enough is enough, CM tells protesters

With no end in sight to the protests over the alleged rape and murder of a Shimla schoolgirl, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday warned the protesters the he will deal with them sternly for creating law and order situation in the state. In a stern warning to protesters, the CM said: “I haven’t seen, in my long political career, ...

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