DOMESTIC HELPS

  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for illtreating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13yearold domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...
  • Bangalore Police records statement of minor domestic help, says she was beaten regularly August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday recorded the statement of 13yearold domestic help, who was allegedly assaulted by her employers. The girl said that she wasn't fed well by the couple. She also told the police that she was tied up by her employers who had accused her of stealing food....
  • FIR filed against Bangalore couple for assaulting minor domestic help August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: An FIR was filed on Sunday against the Bangalore couple that was arrested on Saturday for brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help. Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), chairperson Umesh Aradhya said, "We have filed an FIR against the couple." Aradhya also said that they are trying...
  • Bangalore: Child labour is the bigger crime, says NCW chairperson August 10, 2014

    In connection with brutal assault of minor domestic help, the National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma on Sunday said, "it is shocking that an educated couple was involved in this. Here, child labour is the bigger crime. This must be treated like a murder case so that it acts...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13yearold 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....
  • Bangalore: Couple brutally assaults minor domestic help, arrested August 9, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple has been arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. The girl is on life support and police reported that her condition is critical. The...
  • 13yearold girl employed as domestic help rescued August 8, 2014

    An NGO has freed a girl child labourer, who was employed with a couple working with the Madhya Pradesh Government. The girl was rescued by the NGO Childline in association with State Women and Child Welfare Department. The 13yearold was forced to work as a domestic help at the residence of Ajit...
  • Jyoti murder case: 'Piyush was also involved with domestic help' August 7, 2014

    The woman friend of Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and an accused in the murder of his 28yearold wife Jyoti Dasani, on Wednesday told police that he was also involved in a relationship with a domestic help. The woman friend was questioned today during a sixhour...
  • 30 minutes: Story of the Indian blue collar workers August 2, 2014

    The Indian blue collar workers have been working in the Middle East as domestic help with no one to listen to their grievances. Popularly known as 3D workers they work as truck drivers, construction workers and so on. According to the report presented by the Reserve Bank of India 70...
  • 3 men allegedly gangrape 25yearold maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25yearold maid was allegedly gangraped by three youth under Azad Chowk police station area of Raipur, the police said. The accused Tarun Nand (35), Chakrasena alias Chakro (25) and Ajay Sona (26), all residents of Ramkund locality, have been arrested for sexually assaulting the girl based on her complaint on...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help January 14, 2014

    Rajkot: In a generous gift for 40 years of service in Gujarat, a Congress worker, Gajraj Sinh Jadeja, in Rajkot gave away property worth Rs 600 crore to his domestic help. The man who died in September 2013 wrote a will leaving all his property to his help. The will...
  • BSP MP denied bail in maid's murder case November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, was on Friday denied bail by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma had on Thursday reserved order on Dhananjay's bail application after hearing arguments from the counsel for...
  • Domestic help murder case: Delhi police opposes BSP MP's bail, court reserves order November 28, 2013

    The Delhi police on Thursday opposed in a court here the bail plea of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, saying he had incited his spouse to carry out the "illegal activities" of beating the servants. The police...
  • AarushiHemraj murders: How Talwars' domestic helps faced the brunt November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the much anticipated verdict in the AarushiHemraj double murder case, CNNIBN takes a look at the domestic helps who were initially charged with the crime but were given a clean chit by the CBI later. Even though the CBI's closure report gave them a clean chit,...
  • No home for housemaids: We have failed them November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: I was browsing through some of the blogs which came up on my timeline when I stumbled upon one which read A woman is not a woman's worst enemy. Patriarchy is. To be honest I didn't end up reading the whole post but the title somehow got...
  • Delhi: NRI woman arrested for torturing maid, beaten with iron rods November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of torture of domestic help, a 30yearold maid was allegedly beaten with hot iron rods and dogs were let loose on her by her NRI employer, who has been arrested. Umarwati (30) was employed by 45yearold NRI Arti Jain, residing in Mayur Vihar Phase1, four...
  • Now, a rape case against BSP MP who was arrested in maid murder case November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to the troubles for BSP MP Dhananjay Singh. A 42yearold married woman has now alleged that the MP raped her and has filed a case against him. The MP from UP's Jaunpur is already in police custody in the case of the murder of his...
  • Domestic help death: BSP MP, his wife sent to Tihar jail till Friday November 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh in four days judicial custody in connection with the murder of their domestic help. Dhananjay has also filed for bail and arguments on bail matter is posted for November 15. The two...
  • Domestic help abuse case: BSP MP, wife's custody ends today November 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Police custody of both the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh will end on Monday. The two were arrested last week in connection with the assault and murder of their 35yearold domestic help Rakhi Bhadra. Jagriti has been charged with murder of...
  • Police trace son of BSP MP's deceased maid November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The 21yearold son of Rakhi Bhadra, the maid who was allegedly tortured to death by BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti, was on Saturday traced by a team of city police after he had gone missing since Thursday. However, the police team in West Bengal to track down...
  • Delhi: The Devil's hole of 175 South Avenue, brutal torture of maids November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a slow week and the Diwali weekend had just got over. Festivity was still in the air. A few of my friends wanted me to join them for an early morning ride through the pristine Lutyen's Delhi. Being mid week and in a profession that demands 24...
  • No one to claim the body of BSP MP's maid, her foster son goes missing November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police sources have told CNNIBN that noone has come forward to claim the body of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's deceased maid Rakhi. Sources also say that Rakhi's foster son has gone missing after he was last seen on Thursday. He though is neither a complainant nor a...
  • Delhi Police looking for iron allegedly used for torturing maids at BSP MP's house November 8, 2013

    Delhi Police are searching for the iron which was used to torture the domestic helps at the house of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh and trying to access clippings of a video recorder recovered from the couple's South Avenue house. According to a police source close to...
  • Testimonies of BSP MP's maid reveal horrific tales of torture November 7, 2013

    Horrifying details have emerged from another domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh, who is facing murder charges in the death case of one of her domestic helps. The domestic help Meena Sardar has alleged that Jagriti spat on her food, served it on the floor and...
  • Third maid alleges inhuman behaviour by arrested BSP MP's wife November 7, 2013

    In more details emerging in the murder case of the domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh, another domestic help Meena Sardar has alleged that Jagriti spat on her food, served it on the floor and forced her to eat it without using her...
  • BSP MP's wife was doctor 'death': Survivors November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Flat number 175 on South Avenue looks like any other flat in the same area. The exclusive residential area of Members of Parliament, next to Rashtrapati Bhawan is one of the most beautiful areas in the national capital. After the death of a domestic help allegedly at the hands...
  • BSP MP's wife spat on domestic help's food, forced her to eat it November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Horrifying details have emerged from another domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh, who is facing murder charges in the death case of one of her domestic helps. The domestic help Meena Sardar has alleged that Jagriti spat on her food, served it on the...
  • Another maid says BSP MP Dhananjay's wife beat her up, burnt her November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A third domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh has now come forward claiming that she too was assaulted by her. The woman says she was beaten and burnt by Jagriti so much so that she couldn't even walk. Her statement has been recorded by...
  • FTP: BSP MP, wife arrested after maid's death: Is abuse of domestic help increasing? November 6, 2013

    Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh were taken into police custody after they were arrested in connection with the death of their 35 year old household help. Another of the Singh's domestic help, a minor, has also spoken about how Jagriti used to hit, beat,...
  • BSP MP arrested by Delhi police in domestic help death case November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi police on Tuesday arrested Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh in connection with the mysterious death of his domestic help. Singh has been arrested on the charges of destruction of evidence in the murder case. Earlier in the day his wife Dr Jagriti Singh was...