India gang rape case highlights lack of toilets

2014-06-03 13:02

India's gang rape case has highlighted the glaring problem threatening women's safety: lack of toilets.

India rape victim's mother 'beaten by accused's father'

2014-05-30 09:54

The mother of an Indian rape victim has allegedly been beaten by the father of the accused after her family refused to withdraw allegations against his son, police say.

Sisters gang-raped, hanged from tree in India

2014-05-29 09:43

Police have arrested three people for allegedly gang-raping and hanging two teenage sisters from a tree in a village in northern India.

India jails 24 men for gang rape of teen in 1996

2014-04-04 09:55

An attorney says one man has been sentenced to life and 23 others to varying prison terms for raping a teenager who was kidnapped and held for several weeks in southern India 18 years ago.

Court confirms death sentence in India gang rape

2014-03-13 13:49

A New Delhi court has confirmed the death penalty imposed by a lower court to four men convicted for the gang rape and murder of a young woman on a moving bus in 2012.

India village punishes woman with gang-rape

2014-01-23 10:29

A woman has been gang-raped by 12 men on the orders of a village council in eastern India as punishment for apparently having an affair, a police officer says.

Danish woman gang-raped in India capital

2014-01-15 09:43

A Danish woman has been gang-raped in the Indian capital after getting lost and asking a group of men for directions, the latest high-profile case of sexual assault in the country.

India remembers gang-rape victim

2013-12-29 14:47

India is holding prayers and vigils to mark the first anniversary of the death of a student savagely gang-raped on a Delhi bus - a tragedy that sparked nationwide protests.

5 Indian cops held for gang rape

2013-12-20 21:43

Five policemen have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a teenage schoolgirl in northern India.

India gang rape victim collapses in court

2013-10-17 16:23

An Indian photographer gang-raped in Mumbai in a case that shocked the country, has collapsed in court while she was testifying against her alleged attackers, reports say.

Court reviews death sentence in Delhi gang rape

2013-09-24 09:13

Four men sentenced to death for raping and murdering a young woman on a moving bus, have appeared at a New Delhi court where judges are reviewing the penalty.

Court orders hanging of India bus rape attackers

2013-09-13 11:17

Four men have been sentenced to death for fatally raping a young woman on a bus last December in an attack that triggered widespread calls for the execution of her attackers.

Delhi gang rape victim's companion feels guilty

2013-09-10 13:05

As he recalls the attack that killed his best friend and left him grievously wounded, the young IT operator still can't fathom the depravity of the night out at a Delhi shopping mall.

4 men convicted in India gang rape case

2013-09-10 09:35

An Indian court has convicted four men in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, a case that set off waves of protests.


Indian spiritual leader Asaram Bapu has denied he raped the 16 year-old daughter of two of his devotees. Watch.

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Mumbai gang-rape suspects are notorious

2013-08-27 08:58

As Mumbai reels over the gang-rape of a young photographer, angry neighbours of the arrested suspects describe a gang of jobless youths known for petty theft and drinking.

Gang rape of photographer shocks Mumbai

2013-08-23 11:00

The gang-rape of a photo journalist has triggered protests and an outcry on social media, with many shocked that it took place in Mumbai, considered India's safest city for women.

Gang-rape trials move towards conclusion

2013-08-22 21:05

The trials of five suspects for the fatal gang-rape of an Indian student on a bus last December has moved towards its conclusion, with the first verdict set for 31 August.

Verdict in Delhi gang rape case deferred

2013-08-05 11:01

An Indian court has deferred its verdict on the role of a juvenile accused in the Delhi gang-rape case following a direction by the Supreme Court, lawyers say.

1st verdict expected in India rape case

2013-07-25 09:04

An Indian court has been scheduled to deliver the first verdict on one of five suspects on trial over the deadly gang-rape of a student in December.

American woman gang-raped in Indian town

2013-06-04 13:00

An American woman has been gang-raped in the northern Indian resort town of Manali after she was picked up by men in a truck as she was hitchhiking, police say.

Rape victim's mom pleads for justice

2013-05-17 22:14

The mother of a 23-year-old Indian student, who was fatally gang-raped in New Delhi last December, has appeared in court to plead for justice.

Indian man held for raping 4-year-old

2013-05-09 14:01

Indian police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of raping and sodomising a 4-year-old girl, the latest incident of sexual violence to shock the country.

2nd suspect held over Indian girl's rape

2013-04-22 09:01

Indian police have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi last week, officials say.

Indian child critical after brutal rape

2013-04-19 21:15

A 5-year-old Indian girl has been battling for her life after being kidnapped and brutally raped in the latest incident of sexual violence, which has triggered nationwide protests.


New Delhi seeks report on rape, hanging of teens

2014-05-30 14:18

India's new home minister has weighed in on a grisly case in which two teenage girls were raped and hanged from a tree this week, as public anger and political controversy over the attack gains momentum.

Village protests rape, killings of Indian sisters

2014-05-29 21:36

A mango tree where the body of two rape victims were found has became the scene of a silent protest by villagers angry about alleged police inaction in the case.

Outrage over Indian leader's rape remarks

2014-04-11 10:37

The mother of a student who was fatally gang-raped on a bus has led the outrage against an Indian political leader who described three convicted rapists as "poor fellows" who had made "mistakes".

Indian men jailed for life for gang rape

2014-03-21 12:33

Four men have been sentenced to life in jail for the gang rape of an 18-year-old telephone operator in Mumbai, news reports have said.

13 in court over India 'punishment' gang-rape

2014-01-24 15:05

Thirteen men have been arrested over the alleged gang-rape of a woman in India for "dishonouring" her community have appeared in court.

India: Hunt on for Danish gang-rape suspects

2014-01-16 09:25

Indian police have carried out raids across New Delhi as they hunted for a further six men wanted over the gang-rape of a Danish tourist which has put India rapes back into the spotlight.

India teenager gang-raped, burned alive

2014-01-02 12:02

An Indian teenager has been gang-raped in two separate attacks and then died after being set on fire, sparking protests in the eastern city of Kolkata, police say.

India: Woman gang-raped on Christmas Eve

2013-12-27 15:24

A 20-year-old woman has been allegedly gang-raped on Christmas Eve in south India, media reports say, the latest in a string of sexual attacks reported in the country.

Rural Indian women still waiting for justice

2013-12-15 20:04

As India has erupted in protests over the fatal gang-rape of a student, a teenager has suffered her own horrifying abuse. Months later, she poured kerosene on herself and burned to death.

India rape victim stripped, molested by police

2013-09-25 12:01

A teenager has allegedly been forced to strip and was molested by police when she refused to pay a bribe to lodge a rape complaint in northern India, officials say.

Outcry over rape of 5yr-old girl in Pakistan

2013-09-16 12:01

Rights campaigners have staged protest rallies across Pakistan against the rape of a five-year-old girl in the eastern city of Lahore whose condition was now relatively stable.

Thousands of rape victims await justice

2013-09-10 18:15

Miles away from India's capital, a mother-of-two knows nothing about the fatal gang-rape of a young woman and the furious street protests that followed her grisly ordeal.


An Indian court found four men guilty of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman on bus in New Delhi in 2012. Watch.

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4 verdicts expected in India bus rape case

2013-09-10 08:00

An Indian court is expected to deliver its verdict in the case of four men charged with the gang rape and murder of a student in New Delhi, nine months after the crime shocked India.

India's fury over rapes mark a changing nation

2013-09-02 15:07

Experts say India's rapid social change is playing a role in gang rapes, and nation's fury over them.

Indian officials promise swift justice

2013-08-26 22:00

Indian officials have promised swift justice over the gang-rape of a young photographer in Mumbai, as the final suspect appeared in court over the attack.

Photographer gang-raped in Mumbai

2013-08-23 08:00

Five men gang-raped a woman photographer in India's financial hub Mumbai, police say, stirring memories of a similar incident eight months ago in New Delhi.

India youth prevents sisters' rape, killed

2013-08-07 14:00

An Indian youth has been shot and killed after he attempted to prevent the rape of his elder sisters in West Bengal, according to reports.

Delhi gang-rape verdict postponed

2013-07-25 09:24

An Indian juvenile court has delayed delivering its verdict until 5 August in a fatal gang rape of a young woman last December.

First Delhi gang-rape verdict due in India

2013-07-11 08:23

A New Delhi court is set to deliver the first verdict on one of five suspects on trial over the fatal gang-rape of a student on a moving bus, which triggered an outcry in India.

Irishwoman allegedly raped in India

2013-06-03 15:00

Police in the Indian city of Kolkata say they have arrested a local businessman suspected of drugging and raping a 21-year-old Irish charity worker after her birthday party.

Delhi gang-rape accused in prison 'attack'

2013-05-15 13:01

A defendant on trial over a fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in India last December is in a "very critical" condition after being attacked by fellow prisoners, says his lawyer.

Porn star dragged into Indian rape debate

2013-04-24 13:04

As India casts around for reasons to explain a series of horrifying sex crimes, pornography is under scrutiny and has led some to call for a popular porn star to be jailed.

Delhi rape victim, 5, 'stable, alert'

2013-04-20 17:08

A 5-year-old Indian girl who was abducted, repeatedly raped and tortured in New Delhi is alert and in a stable condition but may need surgery, say her doctors.

Gang-rape accused deny being in bus

2013-04-11 20:17

Two defendants in the New Delhi gang-rape and murder trial have claimed they were not in the bus, on which the 23-year-old student was repeatedly raped.

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