Crime

  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen 2 days ago

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel 3 days ago

    A 28-year-old nurse on Monday was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal 4 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • Teen help brutalised in Bangalore: Does urban India treat their domestic helps as slaves? August 13, 2014

    The abuse of a 13-year-old girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many well-educated, high-income families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether urban India treats their domestic helps as...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha August 10, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing row over language in UPSC civil services examinations, laws against sexual harassment, food condition in Indian Railways. He also talks about the books on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. HoD of Paediatric Department Gangadhar Belavadi said, " she is being treated for two fresh injuries....
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 5, 2014

    In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNN-IBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television show....
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 arrested for raping 20-year-old woman August 5, 2014

    A 20-year-old teacher in Meerut in Uttra Praedsh has allegedly been gangraped. The teacher alleged that she was abducted on July 23 and taken to Hapur where she was gangraped. UP Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious...
  • A father's fight for justice after his four-year-old was raped August 4, 2014

    The story of a father looking for justice and a measly compensation of 20 thousand rupees after his four-year-old was raped. The money has now been released, it's not going to be enough but our CJ is appealing to the govt to cut red tape. ...
  • Another rape in Bangalore school, is the city unable to protect its children? July 31, 2014

    Even as Bangalore comes to terms with the twists and turns in the 6-year-old's gangrape, another horrific case came to light. A 7-year-old was raped by her school atendant's son in another corner of the city a week ago. The two cases have put Bangalore on tenterhooks. According to a...
  • Accused not afraid as judicial process is time taking: NCW on Bangalore rape July 30, 2014

    Reacting to the rape of a six-year-old child in her school, NCW member Shamina Shaifq said, "the judicial procedure is so time taking that the perpetrators are not afraid of anything. If the government cannot ensure safety of women and children then who will?" ...
  • Watch: ABVP workers protest over 6-year-old's rape in Bangalore school July 21, 2014

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore on Monday and tried to break the security barricades put into place. When police tried to stop the workers from climbing the...
  • There are guidelines that schools must follow: Karnataka Education Minister July 21, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that there are guidelines throughout the state that every school needs to follow. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Ratnakar said, "We are going to reframe the structure, code of conduct. I have also called a meeting with higher authorities including the commissioner of police." ...
  • Bangaloreans come out in large to protest against minor's rape July 20, 2014

    Bangalore residents came out in large numbers to protest against school authorities and sought justice for the 6-year-old girl who was raped in the school two weeks ago. More than 60,000 people have also signed a petition by change.org to make schools safer. ...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government July 19, 2014

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Blame game begins over Lucknow gangrape, police yet to take action July 19, 2014

    An employee of a medical research institute is brutally gangraped and murdered, the accused are still at large even as the ruling Samajwadi Party accuses media of sensationalism. ...
  • Bangalore school rape: Special team probing the case, says Police July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. Additional Commissioner of Bangalore Police Kamal Pant said that the case is being investigated by a special team. "We are collecting all possible evidence. Some people have been detained for questioning," he said. ...
  • Jehanabad rape: Bihar known for crime against women, says activist July 17, 2014

    A middle-aged woman was stripped and thrashed by some unidentified men in Jehanabad district in Bihar. Reacting to the incident, activist Ranjana Kumari said that Bihar is known for crime against women. "We demand that inquiry should be ordered and Police officers present there must be suspended," she said. ...
  • Should schools take more responsibility for safety of their students? July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. The accused allegedly committed the rape during the school hours on Monday. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes their views over safety of students in schools. ...
  • Watch: Parents protest, Bangalore school evasive in student rape case July 17, 2014

    Angry parents are protesting outside a prominent international school in Bangalore after two of its staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl inside the school premises. The school management has refused to accept responsibility for the incident and added that they will bolster the security measures. ...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Hasty decisions in Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided: Khurshid July 14, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the hasty decisions on Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided. His remarks came in the backdrop of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's proposal to amend the act. He said, "We formed Justice Verma committee. We made all the necessary changes in law. There should...
  • Bokaro rape: NCW slams district administration July 11, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Shamina Shafiq on Friday said that the panel would take up the case of a rape of 14-year-old tribal girl in Jharkhand's Bokaro allegedly on the orders of village panchayat. She slammed the district administration over the incident and sought action against local bodies...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • Mumbai Police contacts Preity Zinta, asks her to record statement June 18, 2014

    Mumbai Police on Wednesday contacted Preity Zinta and has asked her to record her statement by the end of this week. Meanwhile, in a new twist in the case, the Wadia Group filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police, alleging that group Chairman Nusli Wadia has been receiving threat calls...
  • Nihal Chand case: Can a Minister accused of rape be allowed to continue in the Cabinet? June 18, 2014

    Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party as a woman who has alleged she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand three years ago, has called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove him from the Cabinet. ...
  • MP: 10 men including husband gangrape woman, parade her naked June 16, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gangraped by 10 men including her husband and relatives. She was paraded naked and was forced to drink urine in front of her minor son. The incident took place in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • TWTW: Akhilesh Yadav refuses to accept UP unsafe for women June 15, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav refused to accept that the state is unsafe for women even though there has been a spurt in the cases of crime against women. He held the media responsible for the negative propaganda. ...