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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

`Six men forced women into fields’

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Joel Joseph MurthalNew Delhi New Murthal Witnesses Speak Out, Claim Victims Were Stopped On NH-1 Two more eyewitnesses claimed on Sunday they had seen women being attacked on National Highway 1 at Murthal during the Jat quota agitation. Ramesh Kumar, a 46-year-old truck driver, claimed he…

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…

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…

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…

Class 10 girl hangs herself

Feb 29 2016 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Ahmedabad TIMES NEWS NETWORK Cops Say Exam Fear May Be The Cause In yet another incident of student succumbing to exam pressure, a class 10th student, Dimple Chauhan, 15, hanged herself to death at her house in Rayjibibi Chawl at Amraiwadi on Sunday morning. This is…

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