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UNHCR study: Condition of Syrian refugees in Lebanon deteriorated in 2017

William Spindler, spokesperson for the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said at a Geneva press briefing this week that Syrian refugees in Lebanon “are more vulnerable than ever, with more than half now living in extreme poverty and over three quarters living below the poverty line according to the findings of a new survey by UNHCR, UNICEF…

Vemula was never a victim, say friends

Amrita Madhukalya @visually_kei New Delhi: “Rohith Vemula never wanted to be a victim; it was not in his nature to accept victimhood,” says Dontha Prasant, one of Rohith’s friend from the Hyderabad University, and one of the five PhD students who were barred from entering the University after they had been accused of protesting against…

Dalit woman gangraped and filmed in Telangana, 3 arrested

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Karimnagar: TIMES NEWS NETWORK TNN Three persons, including two juveniles, were held for allegedly gangraping a 23-year-old Dalit woman and filming the act to blackmail her. The incident, which took place on February 10 in Veenavanka mandal of Karimnagar district, came to light late on Saturday…

WOMEN UNDER ATTACK – NHRC seeks report on dalit girl rape case

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Rajkot TIMES NEWS NETWORK Survivor’s Family Has Fled The Village Fearing Backlash The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Amreli collector and state director general of police seeking an action-taken report in connection with the alleged rape of an 18-year-old dalit girl…

Murthal gang rapes: Delhi women’s panel asks victims to file complaint

• STAFF REPORTER NEW DELHI, February 29, 2016 After the first FIR was registered on Sunday in connection with the rapes at Murthal during the Jat agitation, the Delhi Commission for Women has appealed to the other victims to come out and report their cases. The commission also assured assistance to the women in filing…

JNU student accused of sedition to Smriti Irani: Try to attack us as strongly as possible, we will hit back

Over the last two weeks, the campus has seen constant protests and programmes, both in favour of and against students arrested. Here is the lowdown on the impact of the unfolding events on the university. Written by Aranya Shankar New Delhi Published:Feb 29, 2016, 2:52 Former JNUSU vice president Anant Prakash Narayan, who is one…

Cops attach rape-tainted RJD MLA’s Rs 8-cr property

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) SB Sinha Nawada TNN Police on Sunday attached movable properties of Nawada RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav , who has been absconding since an FIR was filed against him on February 9 in a minor’s rape case. Nalanda additional district and sessions judge Rashmi Sikha had issued…

Pune techie gangraped, six including woman arrested

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Gitesh Shelke Pune A 24-year-old software engineer with a top IT compa ny was allegedly given a spi ked drink by a colleague at a restaurant on Saturday eve ning and later raped by him and his four techie friends at an apartment in Dhanori. The…

IT staffer ‘raped’, woman colleague among suspects

29 Feb 2016Hindustan Times (Mumbai)HT Correspondent [email protected] PUNE: A 24- year- old woman working in an IT company at Hinjewadi was allegedly raped by five people on Saturday night. After she lodged a complaint the next day, the police arrested six suspects, including a woman who was part of the group that raped her, said…

FIR filed, but Haryana Police suspect this Murthal rape case result of family dispute

“An FIR has been lodged against seven persons in connection with a gangrape on the basis of a complaint filed by a Narela-based woman today,” Haryana Police, DIG, Rajshree Singh told reporters. By: Express News Service Chandigarh Updated: Feb 29, 2016, 1:51 A resident of Narela, Delhi on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Haryana…

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