comments on rape

  • Video: Raj Thackeray slams Mulayam for rape comment

    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

  • Who would rape a mother of four Cop shocking comment

    A senior police officer in Uttar Pradesh looked at a woman who said she had been raped, and said, "Why would anyone rape such an elderly woman?" Video courtesy: NDTV

  • 90 per cent of rape cases were consensual says congress spokesman

    Hisar's Congress spokesman Dharamveer Goyat, has sent ripples through Haryana, saying 90 per cent of rape cases were consensual. Video courtesy: NDTV

  • Outrage over Kiran Bedi small rapes comments

    Anna Hazare's close aide Kiran Bedi has landed herself in a new controversy. There is outrage across the nation over Ms Bedi's remark that 'small rapes' and 'assaults' get more TV coverage than the corruption of 15 ministers that her former team was trying to highlight. Video courtesy: NDTV

  • Sting catches cops blaming rape victims

    There is shock and outrage after the Tehelka and NDTV expose shows what our policemen actually say about rape victims. 30 cops in Delhi and its suburbs are caught on hidden camera. The sting operation exposes the utter insensitivity of the cops as they are caught making remarks on a number of cases like the recent gangrape of a teenager in a moving car in Noida, and the Gurgaon pub rape case where the woman was dragged out of her cab and raped by six men. Reacting to the expose, the Delhi Police said it does not endorse the remarks and action will be taken if such loose comments have been made. Video courtesy: NDTV

  • Pune: Teacher's 'enjoy rape' comment causes uproar in college

    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

  • After Tapas Pal, another TMC MLA courts controversy with rape comment

    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

  • Mamata trying to shield Tapas Pal: Siddharth Nath Singh

    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 MP Tapas Paul apologises for rape comment

    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 demands unconditional apology from Tapas Pal

    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

  • Another Trinamool leader calls for 'sacrificing' intruders

    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

  • SHOCKING! RR Patil says 'even a cop in every house can't stop rapes'

    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

  • SP leader Abu Azmi insists only married woman can have sex

    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.

  • Swearing by patriarchy

    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

  • Abu Azmi's 'clarification': Only a madman would say such things

    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

  • SHOCKING! Women having sex should be hanged, says Abu Azmi

    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

  • B-Town condemns Abu Azmi, Mulayam Singh Yadav over rape remarks

    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...

  • Elections 2014: Bengali actor Dev compares Lok Sabha poll frenzy to rape, apologises

    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

  • Dr Mirge has apologised, now put it to rest: Women's commission

    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

  • Maharashtra Women's Commission member blames women for rape; apologises

    Asha Mirge, a member of the State Commission for Women, stokes controversy with her remarks on rape