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Mumbai ranks No. 2 in crimes against children

75% Jump Sees It Overtake B’lore, Rape & Kidnap Cases Spurt The state and the city have failed to protect its children, shows the NCRB report for 2013 released on Monday Maharashtra remained fourth among states for the . number… Continue Reading →

First adivasi woman in the Nilgiris District files a case of sexual assault #Vaw

Disquiet in the jungle PRIYASHRI MANI Courtesy; Accord, Adivasi Cultural Centre, Gudalur, Tamil NaduOn the fringes: An adivasi village near the Mudumalai forest reserve The first adivasi woman in the Nilgiris District files a case of sexual assault. Her battle… Continue Reading →

Alleged killers, arsonists and rapist are in the fray today

Zia Haq, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 17, 2014   Alleged killers, abductors, robbers and even a rapist are among those who will contest for a seat in the Lok Sabha in these elections despite a growing public campaign for cleaner… Continue Reading →

#India – The appalling reasons for rape #Vaw

Ranjona Banerji, Mid- day Tarun Tejpal is stuck in jail somewhere in Goa and we’ve forgotten all about him   Tarun Tejpal is stuck in jail somewhere in Goa and we’ve forgotten all about him. And have we also forgotten… Continue Reading →

Crime but No Punishment in Indian Elections

Milan VaishnavJANUARY 24, 2014 + Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing Services Elections in India are known as a one-of-a-kind festival of democracy, replete with colorful pageantry, flamboyant personalities, and very large numbers. The size of the country’s… Continue Reading →

Dalit girl ‘set on fire’ in UP, names lover, his brother #Vaw #WTFnews

Express News Service | Allahabad | January 17, 2014 12:43     A 19-year old dalit girl found unconscious in a village under Baharia police station here has alleged she was set on fire on January 10 night by her… Continue Reading →

#India – Supreme Court makes homosexuality a crime again #Sec377 #LGBT

Dhananjay Mahapatra,TNN | Dec 12, 2013, NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a cruel blow to lakhs of homosexuals, many of whom had started living together after the Delhi high court decriminalized same-sex relationships four years ago, by making it a crime again, even… Continue Reading →

#Mumbai – Where is your MLA in this Report Card ?

MUMBAI MLAS’ REPORT CARD SHOWS CRIME, CORRUPTION ON THE RISE: PRAJA Criminality and corruption have increased steadily among Mumbai’s legislators, a report card released by voluntary organisation Praja Foundation on Monday revealed. An analysis of 32 MLAs from the city… Continue Reading →

#India – Crime pays in Politics- Candidates with criminal past more likely to win elections

Abhishek Bhalla  New Delhi, July 30, 2013 In India, if you want to be a successful politician, being a criminal can be your passport to success. At least this is what a recent study suggests. The analysis of self-sworn affidavits of candidates… Continue Reading →

Why the US locks up prisoners for life

By Kate DaileyBBC News Magazine Life  prison are rare in the UK but common in the US. Why is this punishment so prevalent in the US? Last week, an English court handed a whole-life sentence to Dale Cregan for murdering four people, including… Continue Reading →

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