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‘Self-styled godman’ booked for raping woman in Goa

The Vasco Police have booked the godman on the charges of rape, unnatural offences, causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence, and criminal intimidation. A 19-year-old woman from Goa’s Vasco has accused a Karnataka-based “self-styled godman” of raping her in a house near Mapusa town, following which the police have registered a case and ...

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‘Guru’ held for raping childless woman

JAIPUR: A 40-year-old self-styled ‘guru’ was arrested by the Pratap Nagar police for raping a 35-year-old woman on Thursday. The arrest came a day after a woman alleged that she was raped by ‘guru’ and had alleged that her husband had sent her to the accused’s house. According to the police, the woman in her complaint had alleged that the ...

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Two-thirds of rape victims in state are minors: Govt data

The state has revised the criteria for those who can avail the scheme and increased the maximum financial assistance to Rs 10 lakh in cases where victims were mentally challenged or then suffered traumatic injuries after gangrape. In the last four years, nearly 7,000 victims of rape and sexual abuse have sought compensation under the state government’s Manodhairya scheme which ...

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India court allows abortion for 13-year-old rape victim

India’s top court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor to have a late abortion after lawyers said carrying the baby to full term would cause her trauma and agony. The girl is 32 weeks pregnant, well beyond India’s 20-week legal limit after which terminations are only allowed where there is a danger to the life of the mother or ...

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Women in India are 40 times more likely to die of sexual assault

A recent study conducted in three major Indian cities and one American one has sown that women in India are 40 times more likely to die after being a victim of sexual assault than female victims in the U.S. The study was conducted by researchers from the Tata Institutes of Social Sciences in India and Sweden as well as the ...

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Indian rapists get beaten by village women

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No girl will file rape case over a fight: Delhi court

NEW DELHI: While convicting a man for raping a 22-year-old private company employee, a court observed that a girl will not falsely implicate an innocent person on a grave charge like rape because she had a fight with him. It added that not every rape survivor can be expected to immediately run to the police station and file a complaint ...

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