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Jaswanti Devi

Apna Ghar horror tales: How Jaswanti Devi kept her misdeeds secret

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 11:54 AM IST
Jaswanti Devi, who was sentenced to life in jail for the sexual exploitation of inmates at her shelter, ensured that her victims didn’t speak to anyone outside the complex.
The incident came to light when the alleged rapist took the girl to a hospital in Pattan town for medical termination of her pregnancy.(Reuters File Photo)
The incident came to light when the alleged rapist took the girl to a hospital in Pattan town for medical termination of her pregnancy.(Reuters File Photo)

Teacher arrested for raping student in J-K’s Baramulla

Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2018 02:18 PM IST
Police arrest a teacher in Baramulla district for rape of a minor student.
People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in Amritsar, India, April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma(Reuter File Photo)
People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in Amritsar, India, April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma(Reuter File Photo)

15-year-old girl raped at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar, accused held

Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:06 PM IST
The incident took place in a nearby jungle in Rahekda village in Muzaffarnagar.
A file photo of a protestor holding up a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment.(AP)
A file photo of a protestor holding up a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment.(AP)

Molested and blamed for wearing skirt, says Indore woman on Twitter

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra, Bhopal
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 05:18 PM IST
The woman from Indore recounted the incident on Twitter, describing how she had an accident while fending off two men on a motorcycle who were harassing her.
There has been widespread outrage across the country over recent cases of rape.(PTI File Photo)
There has been widespread outrage across the country over recent cases of rape.(PTI File Photo)

Haryana teen abducted from her house, gang-raped

Press Trust of India, Yamunanagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2018 10:05 PM IST
Police said a case under the relevant sections of the IPC and POCSO Act has been registered against the accused.
Students carry out a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, in Srinagar, on April 16, 2018. The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared an ordinance that seeks the death penalty for convicted rapists of children below 12 years.(Reuters)
Students carry out a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, in Srinagar, on April 16, 2018. The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared an ordinance that seeks the death penalty for convicted rapists of children below 12 years.(Reuters)

Medical experts confirmed sexual assault of Kathua girl, says Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 11:57 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch sought to clarify facts after the first forensic report claimed victim didn’t have any spermatozoa.
The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the promulgation of an ordinance that seeks to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children below 12 years.(PTI File Photo)
The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the promulgation of an ordinance that seeks to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children below 12 years.(PTI File Photo)

Ordinance sets 2-month time limit on investigation, trial in rape cases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 04:45 PM IST
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet also proposes to set a 6-month time limit for disposing of appeals in rape cases.
A child holds a placard during a protest against rape, in Kochi on April 15, 2018.(Reuters)
A child holds a placard during a protest against rape, in Kochi on April 15, 2018.(Reuters)

Govt to start database of sex offenders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 04:23 PM IST
Police and legal authorities in any state would be able to access the data for verification of the antecedents of those charged with sexual offences, according to the ordinance cleared by the Union cabinet
People take out at a candle light march to demand justice in Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Navi Mumbai on April 18, 2018.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)
People take out at a candle light march to demand justice in Kathua and Unnao rape cases, in Navi Mumbai on April 18, 2018.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)

Union Cabinet clears ordinance for stricter punishment for rape: Here are the key features

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 04:50 PM IST
The ordinance okayed by the Cabinet says investigation of all cases of rape has to be mandatorily completed within two months.
UP DGP OP Singh interacting with professors of psychology department, University of Lucknow, at DGP head quarters on April 19, 2018.
UP DGP OP Singh interacting with professors of psychology department, University of Lucknow, at DGP head quarters on April 19, 2018.

Crime against women: UP cops rope in LU psychology dept to counsel victims

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 01:52 PM IST
Faculty members of LU’s psychology department held a meeting on April 19 to discuss the issue of crime against women under the chairmanship of director general of police OP Singh.
Artist Durga Malathi wrote on Facebook that the attackers said her paintings hurt their sentiments. (Pictured) A rally against rape in Bengaluru.(AP/File Photo)
Artist Durga Malathi wrote on Facebook that the attackers said her paintings hurt their sentiments. (Pictured) A rally against rape in Bengaluru.(AP/File Photo)

Kerala artist’s house attacked for drawing Kathua victim’s picture

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 11:23 AM IST
Artist Durga Malathi complained that window panes of her house were broken and a vehicle parked on the porch were damaged in the midnight attack.
Police said while one of the accused has been arrested, the woman’s father and the third accused is on the run. (Pictured) A rally against rape in Mumbai.(HT/Bachchan Kumar)
Police said while one of the accused has been arrested, the woman’s father and the third accused is on the run. (Pictured) A rally against rape in Mumbai.(HT/Bachchan Kumar)

UP man rapes 35-yr-old daughter along with friends

Press Trust of India, Sitapur (UP) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 04:53 PM IST
Police said the man took the woman to a fair where he called another friend. The three then reportedly made way to another friend’s house where the woman was locked up for 18 hours and raped repeatedly.
Main accused Jaswanti Devi (in white) leaves a Panchkula CBI court after she was convicted in the Apna Ghar sexual exploitation case on Wednesday.(Sant Arora/HT Photo)
Main accused Jaswanti Devi (in white) leaves a Panchkula CBI court after she was convicted in the Apna Ghar sexual exploitation case on Wednesday.(Sant Arora/HT Photo)

Rohtak Apna Ghar case: Court testimony of victims reveals house of horror

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Inmates of Apna Ghar, an NGO-run shelter in Rohtak’s Shrinagar, have accused the in-charge Jaswanti Devi and her family of rape, sexual exploitation and physical and mental abuse.
Peoples protest against the rape and murder of minors in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, in Kolkata on April 17, 2018.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Peoples protest against the rape and murder of minors in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, in Kolkata on April 17, 2018.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Unnao rape victim’s uncle says MLA’s aides filed 5 cases to intimidate him

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 12:46 PM IST
A 17-year-old Unnao girl accused the BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her last year. Sengar was arrested last week and the CBI has taken over the investigation.
Police denied that the girls were raped but said an autopsy will establish whether they were violated.(Hindustan photo)
Police denied that the girls were raped but said an autopsy will establish whether they were violated.(Hindustan photo)

Two sisters found shot dead in UP’s Etawah, police probing sexual assault

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 04:50 PM IST
The two sisters who had gone out at night to relieve themselves were found dead in a field Tuesday morning.
Police believe the crime was committed somewhere else and are scanning missing girls from Odisha and West Bengal, many of whom work in Surat as migrant labourers.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)
Police believe the crime was committed somewhere else and are scanning missing girls from Odisha and West Bengal, many of whom work in Surat as migrant labourers.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

Gujarat police scan 8,000 missing girls’ data to identify Surat rape victim

Indo Asian News Service, Surat/Gandhinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 07:08 PM IST
Nine-year-old girl is believed to have been tortured and raped for at least eight days. Her body was found with 85 injury marks, including on private parts.
People gather to protest the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, and a teenager in UP’s Unnao, in Mumbai on Sunday. The incidents have spurred public anger and led to demands of a death penalty for the culprits.(Reuters)
People gather to protest the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, and a teenager in UP’s Unnao, in Mumbai on Sunday. The incidents have spurred public anger and led to demands of a death penalty for the culprits.(Reuters)

Medical report from last year says Unnao rape survivor was 19 years old

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 09:03 AM IST
The accused, BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act since the rape survivor was believed to be a minor at the time of the crime.
Girls take part in a candlelight vigil against the brutal rape and murder of eight-year-old Kathua girl and demanding for justice in Bengaluru on Saturday.(PTI)
Girls take part in a candlelight vigil against the brutal rape and murder of eight-year-old Kathua girl and demanding for justice in Bengaluru on Saturday.(PTI)

19-yr-old kidnapped, confined, tortured, raped for 10 days in Delhi’s Aman Vihar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:52 PM IST
The young woman claimed she was stalked by her captor for a few months before she was kidnapped. Police said the victim and the accused were acquainted as they lived in the same locality for a while.
The Kothkai case pertains to the rape and murder of a class 10 girl whose body was recovered from Halaila forest in Shimla district’s Kothkai on July 6, 2017, two days after she was reported missing.(Reuters)
The Kothkai case pertains to the rape and murder of a class 10 girl whose body was recovered from Halaila forest in Shimla district’s Kothkai on July 6, 2017, two days after she was reported missing.(Reuters)

CBI ‘solves’ Kotkhai case with new arrest

Hindustan Times, Shimla/New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:26 PM IST
The CBI made the arrest after collecting around 150 blood samples of locals. The investigative agency took up the case on July 22 last year on recommendation of the high court.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inaugural of the Dr Ambedkar National Memorial at 26 Alipur Road in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inaugural of the Dr Ambedkar National Memorial at 26 Alipur Road in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI Photo)

Amid outrage over Kathua and Unnao rapes, Modi promises complete justice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referring to the Unnao and Kathua rape cases, said the government of India will do everything possible bring culprits to justice
(AFP File Photo)
(AFP File Photo)

Minor raped by step father in MP’s Gwalior

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Gwalior | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 08:13 PM IST
The child was allegedly raped on multiple occasions for more than a month, enduring the assault out of fear.
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police in Lucknow, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar outside the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police in Lucknow, on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

In midnight drama, Unnao BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar meets police, says have done no wrong

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey, Rohit K Singh and Rajesh Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 07:49 AM IST
The 18-year-old victim, who has alleged rape by Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, on Wednesday also accused the district administration of keeping her and her family in confinement.
The family also alleged that the constable’s in-laws were unhappy about her giving birth to a girl child.
The family also alleged that the constable’s in-laws were unhappy about her giving birth to a girl child.

RPF constable attacked with acid by husband, family alleges dowry harassment

Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 03:15 PM IST
The constable’s family alleged that her husband and in-laws had been harassing her for dowry since their marriage in 2013.
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