Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: sexual violence against women

Karnataka court issues arrest warrant against senior BJP leader BS Yediyurappa in POCSO case

A trial court in Karnataka has issued an arrest warrant against the senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and former Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa in connection with a case registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act).

BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya faces ‘sexual exploitation’ allegations from RSS member; Congress demands action

Congress on Monday sought action against Bharatiya Janata Party's IT Cell chief Amit Malviya after a member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh alleged that Malviya 'indulged' in sexual exploitation of women.

In MP’s Dalit family, two men killed, sexual assault survivor woman dies after “falling from ambulance”; family accuses Thakurs

On Sunday, Anjana Ahirwar, a 21-year-old Bachelor of Arts student and a Dalit, died after she allegedly jumped from a moving ambulance that was also transporting the body of her uncle, Rajendra Ahirwar, aged 28, who had been killed the previous day. The suspects in Rajendra's death are said to be connected to an upper-caste Hindu Thakur family.

Second FIR against JD(S) MLA HD Revanna for abducting woman his son Prajwal had raped

The Karnataka Police on Thursday filed a second first information report against Janata Dal (Secular) leader and former state minister HD Revanna for allegedly abducting a woman who claims to have been raped by his son, Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna.

How friendly is crime redressal system in India for foreigners?

National Crime Records Bureau’s annual Crime in India reports show that most crimes committed against foreigners in India fail to reach the courts. According to...

Brazilian tourist’s gang rape in Jharkhand: outrage continues spread as ultra-nationalists blame victims

In Jharkhand, a Brazilian-Spanish biker couple was assaulted by a group of seven men. The woman was gang-raped during the attack. The incident occurred late...