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


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

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


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

Modi On Crimes Against Women In Uttar Pradesh


Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while launching an attack on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh under the Akhilesh Yadav Government, said: “There were over 20,000 cases of atrocities against women in UP alone”.   Earlier, IndiaSpend had reported that UP, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya …Read More