Politician Rape

BJP Leader Arrested on Rape Charges

A BJP leader was arrested for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of offering her a job in Varanasi on Tuesday, 22 May. Kanhaiya Lal Mishra, the former president of the BJP’s Bhadohi district unit, was arrested on Tuesday after a 32-year-old woman alleged he had sexually assaulted her in a lodge in Sigra area. “A case has been ...

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Rape inquiry against India BJP lawmaker

A federal inquiry has been ordered into a rape allegation against a lawmaker in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. Kuldeep Singh Sengar, 50, from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is accused of raping a 16-year-old girl last year – an allegation he denies. The victim tried to kill herself last week in front of the chief minister’s home after alleging ...

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Woman files rape case against Arunachal CM

A woman has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Women (NCW) alleging that she was raped by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu. The victim who arrived with her lawyer at NCW has alleged that in year 2008 the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pema Khandu, who was not the chief minister at the time, along with two ...

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Congress MLA booked for rape of student

Katare, the son of former Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare, had lodged a complaint against the student, alleging that she had demanded Rs 2 crore through an accomplice for not circulating alleged intimate videos of the two. MORE THAN a week after a journalism student was arrested for blackmail and extortion, police on Friday booked Congress MLA Hemant Katare for ...

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Police arrests BJP leader Anisur Rahman in rape case

Midnapore(WB), (PTI) West Bengal BJP leader and former chairman of Panskura Municipality, Anisur Rahman was arrested by police for allegedly raping a woman, police said here today. Rahman was arrested after a woman lodged a complaint at Kotwali police station here last night alleging that he (Rahman) had allegedly raped her for over three months and was threatening her not ...

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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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