A woman who had gone to find out the reason of her husband’s arrest was allegedly gangraped by three policemen, including a sub inspector and two constables, inside a police station in this district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.
A day after he sparked a controversy by saying that rapes happen in India not Bharat, right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has done it again. Now, he says women should restrict themselves to doing household chores, according to what he calls the theory of social contract.
So abrupt has been Ms. Chaudhury’s about-face in the last 24 hours, that a lesser woman would have sustained whiplash. Clearly there are advantages to be had from the absence of a spine. So let us look at the chronology of events, since Ms. Chaudhury seems to place such great importance on when events occurred and what (non) actions she took in response.
Andrea Fernandes 's insight:
If at the moment Ms. Chaudhury received her complaint she had done what was legally required of her, namely immediately institute a committee as per the Vishaka guidelines, issue an apology in which the nature of the charges were made explicitly clear, and clearly and categorically offer the complainant hers and the support of the office in deciding what course of action she wished to pursue, there would not today be this discussion about Ms. Chaudhury’s complicity.
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly lured out of house in Aerodrome area by her boyfriend in the name of marrying her and then raped inside an abandoned car in Central Kotwali area here on Sunday late night.
Dhanbad, Nov. 24: Ninety-three schoolgirls of two premier coal town institutions, accompanied by five teachers and a nun, were teased for 45 harrowing minutes by 60 youths on a crowded platform at Patna Junction last night, another shocking...