BJP legislator charged with rape of teen Jul 12, 2018 0 44 12345 AFPNew DelhiIndian federal investigators Wednesday charged a politician from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party with raping a teenager whose plight was ignored by police until she tried to set herself alight.The Central Bureau of Investigation charged Kuldeep Singh Sengar with the 2017 rape of a 16-year-old girl, whose father was later beaten in custody allegedly by Sengar's brother and later died.The sense of impunity enjoyed by Sengar, a powerful Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state lawmaker, and his brother sparked revulsion and protests across India demanding justice. Sengar, who like his brother was not charged until the crime made national headlines, had smiled and bragged on television that he and his family would be proven innocent. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES At least 15 die in monsoon floods, landslides Jul 12, 2018 0 744 Delhi air has 5 times more black carbon than US, Europe's Jul 12, 2018 0 59 Restore Taj or demolish it, SC tells Centre, ASI Jul 12, 2018 0 318 Govt taking all steps to improve farmers' lot: PM IANS Malout (Punjab) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Congress and its allies were losing sleep as his government was taking many initiatives to improve the status of farmers across the country. .. Trooper, civilian killed during J&K gunfight IANS Srinagar An Indian Army commando was killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, while a civilian there was killed when .. Kejriwal hits out at Centre for obstructing Delhi projects IANS New Delhi The row over who controls Delhi's bureaucracy escalated on Wednesday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched a full attack against the Centre for not .. ED seeks court order to declare Nirav Modi, Choksi fugitives IANS Mumbai The ED on Wednesday approached a special court here seeking its order to declare diamond merchants Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi -- both accused in over Rs13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan .. Mohanlal's stand on Dileep fails to cut ice with women's body IANS Kochi The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Wednesday said it did not agree with Malayalam movies superstar Mohanlal's explanation for revoking the suspension of actor Dileep, an accused in the actress .. 26 schoolchildren hospitalised after mid-day meal in Delhi IANS New Delhi As many as 26 students of a government school here were hospitalised after eating their mid-day meal prompting the Delhi government to order inspection of all mid-day meal kitchens in the city. Police have .. Rahul confers with Muslim intellectuals IANS New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met Muslim intellectuals as part of party's outreach to various sections ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election. Those who met Gandhi to give their feedback on ..