India rape case
Jun 12, 2014 — Two bodies have been found in as many days hanging from trees in Uttar Pradesh. The deaths follow the murder of two teenage sisters last month.
May 29, 2014 — The bodies of the girls were found hanging from a mango tree. Authorities have arrested seven men, including two police constables, in connection with the assault.
Apr 4, 2014 — The men were sentenced under a new, tougher law on sexual assaults. They were convicted in two separate cases, including the rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai.
Mar 15, 2014 — Four men were sentenced to death in September for a crime that sparked shock, anger and intense debate over how India handles violence against women.
Jan 17, 2014 — The .32-caliber weapon comes amid a spate of reports about rapes in the country. The gun is named for the victim of a 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi. But reaction to the Nirbheek has been mixed.
Jan 15, 2014 — The attack in the heart of the city is the latest bringing global focus to sexual violence in India. Police say the 51-year-old woman had asked for directions from a group of men, who lured her to a secluded place and then robbed, beat and sexually assaulted her at knife-point.
Sep 13, 2013 — The brutal attack shocked the nation and led to changes in India's laws about violence against women and sexual assault.
Sep 11, 2013 — Prosecutors are asking for the death penalty for the four men convicted of the New Delhi gang rape that took the life of a 23-year-old woman last December. The case has stirred the conscience of the nation over the treatment of its women.
Sep 10, 2013 — In a case that grabbed international attention, a 23-year-old Indian woman died last year after she was brutally raped aboard a moving bus in New Delhi.
Sep 10, 2013 — After a young woman and her male friend were lured onto a bus by the promise of a ride, she was gang raped and he was beaten. The woman later died. The crime shocked Indians, sparked protests and led to new laws about sexual offenses. The four men who've been convicted may be executed.