Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Claim on Low Rape Cases In U.P

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Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav’s earlier statement “boys will be boys” in the context of a rape case in the heartland of Uttar Pradesh, and that the death penalty for a rape is unfair had created uproar. Yadav was at it again last week when he commented that U.P has the lowest number of …Read More

Is Delhi Really India’s Rape Capital ?

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The view seem to have gained additional ground ever since the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) released its latest update on crime records in the country.   But is this true or do we need to see these numbers in proportion to the population of each city.   We decided to do a FactCheck on …Read More

Data: Are Crimes Against Scheduled Castes On An Upswing In India?

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The gang-rape of two Dalit sisters in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh not only highlights the atrocities committed against women but also against people belonging to scheduled castes.   According to media reports, the two girls, who were cousins, went missing from their house on Tuesday night. Their bodies were found hanging from a mango tree …Read More