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How A Jumble Of Politics, Gender Issues And Economics Foments Hate Crime In UP Part 5 of a 6 Part Series by Factchecker.In

Naseerpur village, Mau: When the residents of Bholapur Hindoliya village in north-western Uttar Pradesh (UP) caught a 20-year-old outsider near a cattle-shed, trying to draw out a buffalo, they were enraged. Having suffered enormous losses due to frequent cattle theft, they thought they had finally found the thief. Eyewitnesses said the villagers, mostly Jats, then…

New Zealand passes law providing paid leave to domestic violence survivors

New Zealand has passed a law providing for paid leave to survivors of domestic violence, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reported. The country’s parliament narrowly voted to pass the bill, 63 to 57. The law, which is set to go into force in April 2019, mandates that employers allow survivors up to ten days’ leave so…

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…

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…

HORROR ON NATIONAL HIGHWAY 1 – Murthal `Gang Rape’: Delhi Woman Files FIR Against 7

Feb 29 2016 : The Economic Times (Mumbai) Aman Sharma Murthal Woman names 3 relatives among rapists, police say it could be `family dispute’ A five-kilometre stretch lined with fancy 24-hour open eateries on the National Highway 1 in Murthal is a popular stopover between Delhi and Chandigarh, especially among NRIs traveling between Delhi airport…

Fake rape cases a travesty of justice, says HC

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Shibu Thomas Mumbai: Grants Bail To Youth In 2015 Case A year after a youth from Amboli was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman, the Bombay high court ordered his release on bail after the victim and her mother admitted that they had filed a…

Haryana gang-rape complaint

Sonipat, Feb. 28 (PTI): A woman today registered a case of gang rape against seven persons, including her brother-in-law, days after allegations emerged of rape and molestation by Jat quota agitators near Murthal, Haryana. “An FIR has been lodged against seven persons in connection with a gang rape on the basis of a complaint filed…

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