GANGES

  • Rapist's life should be ruined; harsh measures can be effective deterrents: Kajol 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A couple of years back on this day a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was sexually assaulted and beaten by four men in a moving bus. While the brutality of the December 16 gangrape shocked the nation, it also made thousands of people across all age groups to step out,...
  • Jharkhand elections: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' plays out on the streets of Dhanbad 4 days ago

    Like the 2012 hit movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur', which highlighted power struggles and politics of three criminal families, the battle for Jharkhand is being waged inside the Surajdev Singh mansion of Dhanbad, considered the unofficial power centre of India's coal capital. ...
  • It was wonderful working with Anurag Kashyap in 'Ugly', says music composer GV Prakash Kumar November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Southern composer G.V Prakash Kumar, who has worked with Anurag Kashyap in both parts of 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has made his Hindi singing debut with the filmmaker's upcoming psychological thriller 'Ugly'. Prakash, nephew of A.R Rahman, has also composed the music for the film. "It was wonderful working with Anurag in...
  • Mira Nair is very intelligent, treats every actor with respect: Richa Chadha October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: "Gangs Of Wasseypur" actress Richa Chadha will be seen in Mira Nair's "Words with God" and says she is one of the best directors. The actress told IANS that it was a great opportunity to work with such an "experienced filmmaker". "She is very intelligent. She treats every actor with...
  • Afghan gang rape trial badly flawed: Human Rights Watch September 10, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan court's conviction of seven men for a gang rape was wholly undermined by numerous due process violations and political interference, Human Rights Watch has said. The court of appeals should competently, impartially and independently conduct judicial review of the September 6 trial and the resulting death sentences. A Kabul...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever September 10, 2014

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • Afghan court sentences seven men to death for gang rape in case that shook capital September 7, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan handed the death penalty to seven men on Sunday for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding in a rare case of sexual assault that has shaken the capital and raised concerns over public security at a time of transition. Police said a large group...
  • Assam: Two school girls found hanging from tree, locals allege rape September 5, 2014

    Silchar: In a grim reminder of the Badayun rapemurder, two school girls were hung from the two ends of the same rope from a tree in Assam's Karimganj district. Both the girls, one a Class 10 and the other a Class 9 student, of a school in Nilambazar area had been...
  • Ready to firm up ties with India in trade, investments: China September 3, 2014

    Beijing: Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit to New Delhi later this month, China on Wednesday said that it ready to make joint effort with India to firm up cooperation in trade, investment and infrastructure. "The aspiration for common development is on the rise and we are ready to make...
  • Girlgang members at greater risk of unprotected sex August 29, 2014

    Young girls who join gangs to find their lost freedom are at a greater risk of unprotected sex with multiple partners and substance abuse, says a new study. Adolescents who have strained relationships with family and community members and have displaced housing may find a sense of belonging with gangs. "Girls with...
  • Police bust interstate truck loot gang, 10 arrested August 10, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested 10persons and busted an interstate gang involved in looting oftrucks. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Patna, ManuMaharaj said, "Acting on intelligence inputs that a fewcriminals had assembled near a bridge under Gauri Chak policestation in the district, we constituted a team under City SPAshish Bharti...
  • Parents of Delhi gang rape victim decry fashion shoot that evokes attack August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A fashion shoot depicting a woman being sexually assaulted on a bus has stirred memories of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in 2012, outraging the victim's parents and activists who have demanded action against the photographer. The December 2012 attack on the woman on the bus...
  • Cabinet to take up Juvenile Justice Act amendments on Wednesday August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A proposal which will empower Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by the cabinet on...
  • Will mainstream Bollywood films like 'Kick' change Nawazuddin Siddiqui? August 2, 2014

    "Paida toh main bhi shareef hua tha, par sharaafat se kabhi apni bani nahi," says noted actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a particularly dramatic scene from the recentlyreleased film 'Kick'. The film, which has earned over Rs 173 crores since its release last week, is a typical Salman Khan flick. Replete with...
  • Interstate robbers gang busted, 3 arrested July 27, 2014

    Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an interstate gang of robbers with the arrest of three persons from Alwar and recovery of stolen bike, sarees, sewing machine, 15 mobile handsets and laptop from them. According to a Police Headquarters' release here, the accused were identified as Islam alias Titu, Aslam,...
  • Woman allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by four men in Delhi July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A 22yearold woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a gang of four men in Delhi on Tuesday, the police have said. The woman, who hails from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, was returning from Gurgaon on Tuesday when a group of men intercepted the car she was travelling in...
  • Watch: Saving the Ganga July 19, 2014

    CNNIBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the might river Ganga flows to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • Thane: Gang rape victim molested by local NCP leader July 12, 2014

    Thane: A 14yearold girl who was gang raped allegedly by two youth earlier this month in the neighbouring Raigad district, was also molested by a local NCP leader on the very same day of the incident, police said on Saturday. The minor, who was gang raped on July 6 by two...
  • I declined 'Gangs of Wasseypur' because I was tired: Shilpa Shukla June 28, 2014

    Leh: Actress Shilpa Shukla, best known for her roles in 'Chak De! India' and 'Khamosh Paani', says she was offered Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' but had to decline it as she needed a break. "I refused the movie because I was tired. I just went to Banaras and stayed...
  • Police arrest Muzaffarnagar riots gangrape accused June 27, 2014

    Police have arrested one person accused of gangraping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year's riots. The accused, Maheshvir Singh, was arrested on Thursday, a police officer said. He had been sent to 14 days' judicial custody after being produced before the court of additional chief judicial magistrate Sunder...
  • Delhi: 3 men gangrape 17yearold girl after befriending her in pub June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A 17yearold girl, who had gone to a pub in West Delhi with a female friend, was allegedly drugged and molested by a youth and then gangraped by three other men who had rescued her from the molester in the first place, police said on Tuesday. The three men...
  • Minor gang raped in Uri, Kashmir June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by four men during a wedding ceremony in Uri, Kashmir. The girl's family claims that the 12yearold was attending the ceremony when she was abducted by four men, who allegedly took her to a forested area and raped her. The police has...
  • Gang of autolifters active in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad busted June 14, 2014

    With the arrest of four persons, the police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of autolifters active in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad. The accused have been identified as Ajit, Naveen, residents of Ghaziabad, Rajkumar and Monu, both residents of Bulandshar district, all aged between 22 and 30 years. The police...
  • Woman alleges gang rape in Sambhal June 7, 2014

    Sambhal: A 35yearold woman was allegedly gang raped by four persons in Asmauli area, police said on Saturday. The victim alleged that she was gangraped by four persons on June 5 when she was alone at her residence, circle officer Jagveer Singh said. He said that the woman lodged a complaint...
  • Four ministries to work together for cleaning up the Ganges June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mission to clean up the Ganges, four ministries would work hand in hand to cleanse the polluted holy river and make it a hub of spiritual tourism. Announcing this at a press conference on Friday after a meeting of the ministries, Minister...
  • Delhi gang rape: Convicts move SC, seeks stay on death sentence June 3, 2014

    The remaining two convicts in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape case Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur have moved the Supreme Court, seeking stay on execution of their death sentence. The petition in this regard was filed by Sharma and Thakur on Monday. The two have followed Mukesh...
  • Physicallychallenged woman gangraped in Shamli, case registered after 8 months June 3, 2014

    A 25yearold physicallychallenged woman was allegedly gangraped by four youths at Kairana town in the neighbouring Shamli district, police said on Tuesday. The incident which occurred about eight months ago, came to light when the victim was found pregnant by her relatives, to whom she narrated the matter, police said. A case...
  • One person injured as gang war erupts in court premises, 2 arrested May 24, 2014

    Two persons were arrested with arms and ammunition while another was injured in the local court premises in Jamshedpur, following rivalry between members of two gangs in Jamshedpur. Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V. Homkar said the trouble began when the arrested kingpin of a gang, Akhilesh Singh was being produced...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur' writer Zeishan Quadri to direct his first film May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A subplot inspired by the kidnapping of Noida industrialist Kapil Gupta is likely to be part of actorturneddirector Zeishan Quadri's debut film. Quadri, who started his career as a writer and actor with 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' in 2009, is all set to make his debut as director with a...