unnao rape case]
Fielding questions during his ‘Bharat ki Baat, Sabke Saath’ programme at Central Hall Westminster, Prime Minister Modi addressed a range of issues, including the criticism his government has been facing over the Unnao and Kathua rape cases.
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 09:31 AM IST
Modi is in Britain for bilateral engagements as well as multilateral discussions as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Reuters, London | By Reuters
The Central Bureau of Investigation intensified its investigations into the Unnao rape case on Tuesday bringing in experts from the Central Forensic Science Laboratory to victim’s village in Makhi.
Published on Apr 18, 2018 12:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Unnao | By HT Correspondent, Unnao
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.
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 12:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Haidar Naqvi
Few protestors came out under the banner of Muslim Mahasang with black ribbons on their arms, while few others expressed their anger by waving flags and slogans containing messages for women protection.
Published on Apr 16, 2018 10:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Udaipur | By HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 09:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By Haidar Naqvi
Preliminary investigation indicated that several senior leaders of the ruling party and MLAs pressured the police to ignore the victim’s complaint.
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 08:26 AM IST
Shashi Singh was arrested based on the complaint of the victim’s mother who said Singh took her daughter to prime accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s residence, where the girl was allegedly raped.
Published on Apr 15, 2018 11:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
The state Congress working president, Dinesh Gundu Rao, apologised for his remarks, saying he made them in an ‘emotional outburst’ over the Yogi Adityanath government’s apathy towards the Unnao rape victim.
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 09:37 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
The CBI made its second arrest in the Unnao rape case, taking into custody Shashi Singh based on the complaint by the victim’s mother.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 10:32 PM IST
Kuldeep Singh Sengar has maintained his innocence in the face of rape accusations by a 17-year-old girl from Unnao.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 11:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at an event in Delhi he wants to “assure the nation that no criminal will be spared” and justice will be delivered to its daughters.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 10:11 AM IST
Agencies | By Agencies
Rahul Gandhi, and the Congress, seemed to have learned from their earlier mistake of taking days to react to the December 16 rape in 2012 that galvanised citizens across the country to demand justice.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
Meenakshi Lekhi, a BJP spokesperson, said opposition parties were selectively highlighting crimes to target the saffron party, sparking a war of words with the Congress.
Published on Apr 13, 2018 10:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who has been charged with raping a teenager, was questioned by CBI for 15 hours in Lucknow.
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By Haider Naqvi
Home Minister condemns the rape and murder of the 8-year-old girl in Kathua, also says Yogi Adityanath government intends to punish the guilty in the Unnao case.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 10:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prashant Jha and Azaan Javaid
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
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
The Allahabad high court directed the central agency to carry out the investigation strictly in accordance with the law and consider filing an application for the cancellation of the bail granted to other accused in the Unnao rape case.
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 03:57 PM IST
Allahabad, Hindustan Times | By Jitendra Sarin
Sengar is a four-time MLA. In 2002, he contested assembly election as a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate from Unnao Sadar constituency and emerged victorious.
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 08:13 AM IST
The rape allegations by an Unnao teenager against BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar is back in focus after the victim tried to immolate herself outside UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s residence on Sunday alleging police inaction.
Published on Apr 12, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Prominent SP and BSP leaders have been accused of rape and had used their clout to evade arrest and harass the complainants. The long arm of law finally caught up with some of them.
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 05:55 PM IST
Legal experts say the POCSO Act provides for immediate arrest of the accused. Others say action should be taken against police for not arresting Sengar immediately after he was booked for rape.
Published on Apr 12, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Chetan Chauhan, New Delhi
Congress leader Kapil Sibal asks PM to observe fast over rape incidents, seeks arrest of rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar.
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Atul Singh Sengar was arrested for attacking the Unnao rape victim’s father on April 3, which allegedly resulted in his death on Monday.
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Father of the woman, who had accused a BJP MLA and his aides of rape, died in judicial custody on Monday.
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 10:52 AM IST