At an election rally, the former state home minister says candidate should have raped after elections; regrets faux pas
While the English teacher of the Chinchwad college defended his statement on ‘inevitable rape’ saying he was quoting a British novelist, the rampaging students weren’t impressed
A Trinamool leader has sparked a controversy by his remark that as "long as the world exists, rape will be there," inviting strong condemnation from the opposition and women rights groups
Accsuing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of trying to shield Tapas Pal, who has made controversial remarks, senior BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said only an apology was of no use and he should be made to quit as Trinamool Congress MP
Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul, whose rape remarks sparked countrywide outrage, Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology to the party and the media, terming his comments a "gross error of judgment" and admitting they were "deeply insensitive"
Trinamool Congress leadership today asked its MP Tapas Pal to tender an unconditional apology to people for allegedly threatening to kill CPI(M) workers and have their women raped
Even as the countrywide outrage grows over Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul's "rape" remarks, another party leader Tuesday has been caught on tape asking partymen to "sacrifice" intruders
Maharashtra Home Minister joins growing list of politicians making callous statement on rapes. After coming under fire, R R Patil does a U-turn on rape remark
Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today defended his remarks that a woman and a man entering into sexual relations outside marriage should be punished, drawing sharp criticism from activists.
Abu Asim Azmi of the Samajwadi Party’s interview to this newspaper took us right back to the horrors of patriarchy that women and men have to face in the country
At a presser yesterday, SP state chief said mid-day presented him in a 'wrong way' and that only a madman would make such statements, even as SP spokesperson accepts he wasn’t misquoted
MNS leader Raj Thackeray slammed the Samajwadi Party supremo for defending Shakti Mills rapists. Here's what the MNS chief had to say about Mulayam Singh's controversial statement on rape
In a controversial statement, Maha SP chief says that if any woman, regardless of consent, has physical relations with a man, she deserves death penalty. WE HAVE THE AUDIO CONVERSATION
With SP leaders Abu Azmi and Mulayam Singh Yadav facing flak from all quarters for their controversial statements about rape, Bollywood celebs including Azmi's daughter-in-law Ayesha Takia Azmi take to Twitter to voice their opinion. Here's what they say...
Bengali film star and Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate Dev raked up a controversy by saying that joining election fray is like getting raped, but after facing flak he apologised for the comment
After Dr Asha Mirge, member of the state women’s commission, made suggestions that women who were raped ‘invited trouble’, the chairperson clarified that the comments were not reflective of the organisation and conceded that the remarks were wrong
Asha Mirge, a member of the State Commission for Women, stokes controversy with her remarks on rape
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has apologised for his "crass and thoughtless" comment after he compared the Ashes defeat in Australia to being "a*** raped".
Rejecting "insinuations" that her complaint is part of a pre-election political conspiracy, the survivor of Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal's alleged sexual assault today said what he did to her "falls within the legal definition of rape".
Faced by taunts and harassment at her college, a 17-year-old Dalit gang-rape victim has alleged that she continues to be a victim of humiliation and apathy despite a year since she was raped by four men