A 51-year-old Kerala Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery on Saturday was sentenced to 60 years in jail in three different cases of rape and abuse of minor girls.
The legislation will be introduced in the next session of the state Assembly, said Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Condemning the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday said that rapists were “burden on the earth” and do not deserve to live.
The Madhya Pradesh Assembly had unanimously passed a Bill last year awarding death penalty to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below.
Charges against seven of the eight accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district were imposed by the Pathankot court
The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the process to amend the penal law to introduce death penalty to those convicted of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age has been initiated.
A young woman -- gang raped by four persons in Bhopal -- on Sunday demanded that the culprits should be hanged in public for their crime and flayed the police for its "unhelpful" attitude in the whole affair.
Arjun Kapoor handled the matter in a dignified manner, instead of losing his cool.
Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that she had got rapists tortured during her reign as the CM of Madhya Pradesh in front of the survivors and made them watch so they could have some closure.
In an unusually long prison sentence, a man in Fresno city of California in the United States has been sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period.