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  • Indian guru guilty of raping 16-year-old
    on April 25, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    A special court is expected to deliver a verdict Wednesday in the trial of a self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru accused of raping a minor, in a case that comes at a volatile time in India following a spate of highly-politicized sexual assaults. […]

  • Indian guru gets life sentence
    on April 25, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    An Indian court has sentenced self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru Asaram Bapu to life imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old girl in 2013. […]

  • Rape cases spark political protest movement in India
    on April 17, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Thousands of people have taken to the streets across India in reaction to a series of high-profile rape cases, in some of the largest mass demonstrations held in the country since the rape and murder of a female college student in Delhi in 2012. […]

  • India seeks death penalty for child rapists
    on April 21, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    India's Cabinet has passed an executive order to make the rape of a girl under 12 punishable by the death penalty as national outrage grows over sexual violence in the country. […]

  • Murder and rape of 8-year-old inflames religious tensions
    on April 16, 2018 at 8:37 am

    The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, has inflamed religious tensions and sparked widespread protests, in a case that is threatening to further destabilize an already restive region. […]