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Wife accuses KU V-C of domestic violence

The police have received a complaint of domestic violence against Kurukshetra University (KU) vice-chancellor Lt Gen DDS Sandhu (retd) from his wife.Confirming this, deputy superintendent of police Satish Gautam said that a complaint was made on Thursday by Sandhu’s wife, Japjit Kaur, and the matter was being probed.He clarified that...

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HC notice to govt, police commissioner

The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to Punjab government, principal secretary (home), police commissioner and principal of DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology (DAVIET) following a petition filed by an assistant professor of the institute over sexual harassment complaint against the college head. Read More

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Only 24% rape cases led to conviction in 2012, says CJI

Only 24 per cent of trials in rape cases in the country in 2012 ended in conviction, down from 26.6 per cent in 2010. The conviction rate for molestation cases went from 29.7 per cent in 2010 to 24 per cent in 2012 while “eve teasing” cases went down from...

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Handbook for rape survivors

NEW DELHI: What actions constitute rape? If you are a rape survivor what happens during medical exam? Is the two finger test legal? What information should your FIR on sexual assault contain? Can you afford to delay it? Can you ask for medical assistance but refuse to file a case?...

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