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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.