President Signs Ordinance Seeking Death Penalty for Rape of Children

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind signed an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including the death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet Saturday approved the ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls under 12 years. […]

Unnao, Kathua Rape Case: DCW Chief on Indefinite Hunger Strike

New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal started her indefinite hunger strike at Rajghat against Unnao and Kathua rape incidents demanding capital punishment to rapists. ‘I will fight for the women’s rights till my last breath,’ Maliwal said. On Thursday, Maliwal had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that she […]

Adityanath Condemns Custodial Death of Rape Victim’s Father

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condemned the custodial death of an alleged rape victim’s father and assured strict action and thorough probe into the matter. As many as six police personnel were suspended and four accused were arrested for allegedly beating up a rape victim’s father. Speaking to the media, Adityanath said those […]