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Parties play blame game on rape case

PUNE: Politicians played blame game while the exasperated parents of the Kopradi rape victim demanded justice for their daughter on Thursday, a year after she was murdered. The opposition parties in the state organized demonstrations and silent marches on Thursday blaming the BJP-led state government for delaying justice to the girl. The BJP leaders, on the other hand, blamed the ...

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13 years after Mothers of Manipur protested naked against Indian Army, where is justice?

Sabarish Suresh Thirteen years ago, on July 15, the world woke up to some shocking images from Manipur. The images were of 12 naked middle-aged women carrying a white banner with “Indian Army Rape Us” painted red on it. The immediate provocation was the brutal rape, torture, mutilation and murder of 32-year-old Thangjam Manorama by the 17th Assam Rifles, the ...

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In Five Years, 277% Rise In Rape Cases Reported In Delhi

The number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years, registering an increase of 277 percent from 572 in 2011 to 2,155 in 2016, according to data released recently by the Delhi Police. The year after the Nirbhaya incident—in which a 23-year-old paramedical student was raped by a group of men in ...

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2015: Average of 6 rapes, 15 molestations each day in Delhi

Last year’s statistics are the highest in 15 years. “Most likely, the highest ever,” said an officer, adding he was speaking from experience and had not pored over data prior to 2001 The number of rapes in Delhi registered a rise in 2015, with data suggesting an average of six cases every day. As many as 2,095 cases of rape ...

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52 Rape Cases Since January, What Makes Gurugram One Of India’s Most Unsafe Places For Women?

The news of gangrape of a 19-year-old woman in Gurugram earlier this week sent shockwaves across the national capital region. People were further enraged by the fact that the rapists also killed her 8-month-old baby by throwing her on the road. Although this was not the first incident that dents the reputation of Indian cities for being unsafe for women, ...

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Horrific gang-rape case shakes India

GURGAON: A horrific gang-rape incident has shaken up India and triggered intense media frenzy in the country after it became public knowledge that the victim traveled all the way to a hospital in Delhi in a metro with her dead child in her arms. A 23-year-old Indian woman was subjected to unspeakable brutality when she was gang-raped on May 29 ...

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Jewar-Bulandshahr highway loot, murder, rape case: How it happened

Four women were allegedly raped by criminals at Jewar-Bulandshahr highway on Thursday. Greater Noida, May 25: A man was shot dead and four women were allegedly raped by a group of 5-6 criminals at Jewar-Bulandshahr highway on Thursday near Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The criminals even robbed the family of eight of cash and valuables, as suggested by TV ...

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8 Recent Rape Cases Show India Has Learnt Nothing From The Nirbhaya Verdict

On May 5, the Supreme Court of India upheld the death penalty for all four convicts of the December 16 rape and murder case that had outraged Indian society. The verdict was meant to be a deterrent to possible criminals. However, days after the verdict, a 20-year old woman was gangraped and killed in Haryana’s Rohtak allegedly by her jilted ...

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