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Saurabh Sharma

Rapes show double struggle of low-caste women in India

08 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The victim of India's latest alleged gang rape faced the double discrimination of being born female and low caste, says her family, fearing she will get no justice in death either.

ANALYSIS-Rapes show double struggle of low-caste women in India

08 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW, India, Oct 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T he victim of India's latest alleged gang rape faced the double discrimination of being born female and low caste, says her family, fearing she will get no justice in death either.

CBI to probe alleged gang rape of woman who died of injuries: statement

03 Oct 2020

LUCKNOW, India India's federal police, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), will investigate the alleged gang rape of a young woman in northern Uttar Pradesh state whose death sparked nationwide protests, the local government said in a statement on Saturday.

Protests rumble in India over alleged gang rape of young woman

03 Oct 2020

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI Galvanised by the alleged gang rape of a young woman who died of her injuries earlier this week, political parties representing India's downtrodden Dalit community held protests in several cities on Friday.

Police briefly detain politicians as unrest flares over gang rape

01 Oct 2020

LUCKNOW/DELHI, India Police briefly detained several opposition leaders on Thursday as they headed toward the site where a low-caste young woman died this week after being gang-raped, the latest such attack to whip up nationwide anger and protests.

Police impose emergency law in Indian village as gang-rape victim's cremation sparks clashes

01 Oct 2020

LUCKNOW, India, Oct 1 Indian police imposed emergency laws on Thursday in a village where a woman from the lowest rung of the country's caste system was allegedly raped and killed, barring gatherings of more than five people after clashes erupted following her cremation.

Court acquits Hindu nationalist leaders in Babri mosque demolition case

30 Sep 2020

LUCKNOW, India An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted Hindu nationalist leaders, including former deputy prime minister Lal Krishna Advani, in a case over the demolition of a mosque at a disputed site 28 years ago, citing a lack of evidence.

Protesters clash with police in India after late night cremation of gang rape victim

30 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW, India Protests erupted in several parts of India on Wednesday after the authorities had the body of a gang rape victim cremated at a ceremony her family said took place without their permission.

Protesters clash with police in India after late night cremation of gang rape victim

30 Sep 2020

LUCKNOW, India Sept 30 Protests erupted in several parts of India on Wednesday following the late night cremation of a gang rape victim, that was carried out against the wishes of her family.

Indian rape victim dies weeks after assault, hundreds protest at hospital

29 Sep 2020

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI, India A woman from the lowest rung of India's caste system died on Tuesday weeks after authorities said she was raped by a group of men, triggering protests in New Delhi with hundreds gathering at the hospital where her body lay.

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