APATHY

  • NCW exchief claims PCR van refused to save girl from molestation, police rubbish her version August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Just two days after a boy in Delhi died due to alleged police delay, there has been another case of molestation and alleged police apathy. Activist and former chairperson of the National Commission for Women Mohini Giri has slammed the Delhi Police for refusing to help a young...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: The responses of these eyewitnesses will shock you August 28, 2014

    A 17yearold boy, stabbed on the streets of the capital on Wednesday, died while being questioned by the police. A mobile phone footage has shown that crucial time was lost when he was being interrogated instead of being taken to the hospital. ...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to National Commission for Women (NCW) in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place and plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Women and Child Development...
  • Two minors rape 8yearold girl, parents allege police apathy June 18, 2014

    An eightyearold girl was allegedly raped by two minors causing her grievous injuries in a remote part of Allahabad district. The parents of the victim alleged that the police were reluctant to file their complaint. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Sarai Madan village in the district's transGanga region, SHO of...
  • Karnal: Allegedly drunk policeman caught on camera shooting doctor August 28, 2013

    Karnal: In a shocker from Haryana, an allegedly drunk policeman was caught on camera shooting an on duty doctor at a trauma centre. The police officer allegedly pulled out his revolver and shot the doctor after the doctor refused to give him a fake medical report. The doctor escaped unhurt...
  • MP: Police refuse to accept woman's written sexual assault complaint June 14, 2013

    Bhopal: In a shocker from Madhya Pradesh, the state police refused to register a case of attempted murder and sexual assault against assailants after a woman was allegedly beaten up by over a dozen people and her knee caps broken while resisting rape. The 27yearold, a mother of one, is...
  • UP: Female police officer caught on camera slapping 3 women May 31, 2013

    Aligarh: Another instance of violence against women by the Uttar Pradesh police has surfaced. A policewoman in Aligarh was caught on camera thrashing three middleaged women. The women had gone to the police station to question why their sons were kept in the police station for three days on complaint...
  • Drinking at public places is unlawful, says Kiran Bedi May 14, 2013

    Kiran Bedi said that drinking in public places by girls and boys is unlawful after a policeman and a local woman were caught on camera slapping a young girl at Ghaziabad police station. The girl had been detained by the police after locals complained that she was found drinking with...
  • Delhi: Teen who was slapped by policeman to meet Shinde April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Class XII student Beenu Rawat, who was slapped by a Delhi Police officer while protesting the rape of a fiveyearold girl in New Delhi, will meet Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Friday to demand the dismissal of errant police officers. The 17yearold Rawat will meet Shinde in his office...
  • NHRC notice to UP Police over beating, detention of rape victims April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The NHRC said on Tuesday that it has sought reports from the Uttar Pradesh government over its role in the alleged beating and detention of two rape victims in the state. "Notices have been issued to the state chief secretary and DGP (director general of police) calling for...
  • Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi April 21, 2013

    Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. ...
  • Rapes expose police failure: Human Rights Watch April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The brutal rape of a fiveyearold girl in Delhi "has again exposed the failure of police training and reform in India", Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. "Enacting strong laws are simply a first step but it needs the government to focus urgently on implementation if it is...
  • Delhi rape: BJP women activists protest outside Sonia's residence April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Over 30 BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a fiveyearold girl in New Delhi. The activists of BJP's Mahila Morcha marched from party headquarters on Ashoka Road to Sonia's 10, Janpath residence....
  • Delhi govt, police have lost people's trust: Kiran Bedi April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the brutal rape of a fiveyearold girl in New Delhi, Kiran Bedi, country's first woman IPS officer and social activist, on Sunday demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. She...
  • Delhi: Anger erupts in Delhi against police in minor's rape case April 20, 2013

    Protesters took to the street in the national capital on Saturday, demanding justice for the 5yearold, who was brutally raped, assaulted, nearly killed and kept captive by a man in east Delhi, bringing back memories of the events that unfolded after the rape of a 23yearold woman. ...
  • Shocked to hear about Delhi minor rape: Advani April 20, 2013

    Anger over the rape of a minor girl in Delhi kept rising in the national capital even as several protesters took to the streets demanding justice. BJP veteran LK Advani on Saturday called the incident shocking. ...
  • Minor raped, shakeup at topmost level of Delhi Police likely April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday hinted that there may be a shakeup at the topmost levels in the Delhi Police in the wake of recent incidents, including protesters entering his house and their conduct against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Talking to reporters in Rashtrapati...
  • Delhi minor rape: Accused arrested; survivor stable April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A 25yearold youth allegedly involved in the brutal rape of a fiveyearold girl in Delhi was arrested in Muzzaffarpur in Bihar by the police on early Saturday morning. Manoj Kumar was apprehended from Chiknouta, his inlaw's village, at around 2:00 am from Muzaffarpur in Bihar, about 50 kms...
  • Rape accused of minor earlier booked for trespassing April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The elusive suspect in the case of rape of a fiveyearold girl in Delhi was also allegedly involved in a trespass case, police said on Friday. Manoj Kumar, who is in his midtwenties, is involved in a case of trespassing in Gandhi Nagar. He allegedly had a dispute with...
  • Delhi: Man rapes 5yearold, survivor in ICU April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A toddler is battling for her life after she was allegedly brutally raped in the capital. The fiveyear old girl has been admitted to the ICU and is believed to be critical. Her family said that her throat was slit and the doctors said that the toddler is...
  • Jaipur: Still no check on twowheelers at accident site April 17, 2013

    Day after public apathy captured on CCTV showed how passerbys left a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident in Jaipur, there is still no check on cyclists and twowheelers entering the tunnel. ...
  • Ludhiana: Four men beat up woman with iron rods April 17, 2013

    Ludhiana: In a shocking incident of public apathy, a woman was publicly beaten up with iron rods by four men in Ludhiana as people stood as mere spectators. The incident happened in broad daylight yet nobody stepped in to help the woman. What's even more shocking is that a video clip...
  • Jaipur hit and run: Public apathy caught on camera. How can we change it? April 15, 2013

    A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a speeding truck in Jaipur on Sunday. While the woman's husband and son escaped with minor injuries, their cries for help were ignored by the passersby and motorists and car...
  • News 360: People ignore man's cries for help as wife, daughter die in accident April 15, 2013

    The video of the incident, captured on CCTV camera, shows the public apathy towards accident victims. ...
  • Watch: Motorists, passersby ignore man's cries for help after accident April 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a speeding truck in Jaipur on Sunday. While the woman's husband and son escaped with minor injuries, their cries for help were ignored by the passersby and motorists and...
  • UP: Uproar as minor rape survivor is put behind bars April 9, 2013

    Bulandshahr: A tenyearold rape survivor was put behind bars by the Bulandshahr police in Uttar Pradesh when she approached them for help. The child and her mother had gone to a women's police station to file the complaint of the rape. The child and her mother, who spent several hours behind...
  • Vivekananda was the father of political Hinduism: Jyotirmaya Sharma March 18, 2013

    Author and Professor of Political Science, University of Hyderabad Jyotirmaya Sharma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'Cosmic Love and Human Apathy'. Q. How much of Vivekananda's legacy is a result of how what is attributed to him has been strung together by those that came after...
  • Sena protests at school where students were chained March 18, 2013

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena protested at the premises of the Dr Antonio De Silva School where three six-year-old students were chained, paraded and made to clean toilets as punishment. Shiv Sena leaders met the trustees of the school saying the teacher should be suspended pending inquiry. The parents say their...
  • Exclusion of marital rape from the govt ordinance denies a woman's autonomy over her own body: Sucheta De February 6, 2013

    How does the exclusion of marital rape from the govt ordinance impede the women's rights movement in India? All India Students' Association's National secretary Sucheta De joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The purpose of law is to act as a deterrent to...
  • The Last Word: How do political parties respond to Justice Verma report? January 24, 2013

    In a detailed and scathing report the 3member Justice JS Verma Committee has called for stricter implementation of existing laws, police reforms, gender sensitisation of the security agencies and judiciary along with several changes in the IPC to deal with crime against women particularly rape cases. ...