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  • Crime against children refuse to cease in IT city Bangalore November 3, 2014

    Crime against children refuse to cease in IT city Bangalore as a 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl. ...
  • Bangalore rape: Rajya Sabha member calls for regulation of schools November 1, 2014

    Condemning the incidents of sexual abuse of minor girl students in Bangalore school, Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrashekhar called for regulation of educational institutions. ...
  • Bangalore rape: Such incidents happened earlier as well, says ex-student October 31, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, an ex student of the school claimed that there had been more such incidents in the school in the past. "This incident has come out now but there was another man, over 60 years old, who used to do the same thing but that never came out...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Police is acting against the accused, circular sent across schools: Karnataka CM October 31, 2014

    "Police is acting against the accused, he has been arrested. Since most of these incidents are happening inside private schools, the school management will have to act strictly against it," said Karnataka chief minister reacting to the rape of a 6-year-old in Bangalore. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens amidst concerns over safety of students October 27, 2014

    The Bangalore school where a 3-year-old school student was allegedly raped reopened on Monday after 5 days. Anxiety was evident on the faces of parents as the classes resumed for 1st standard to 5th standard after a week of protests and the arrest of one person. The school has been...
  • Is having no male staff the only way to stop child abuse in schools? October 27, 2014

    An office assistant, who was arrested for the sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year-old girl at a city school, was remanded in six days police custody by a magisterial court on Sunday. ...
  • Bangalore minor rape: Are schools safe anymore? October 24, 2014

    It's been three days since a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a school in Bangalore. The police has arrested a staff member and have named three others in the case. Parents and activists are angry after it was revealed that the school was running in contravention to norms. ...
  • Bangalore school shocker: How to make our schools safer? October 24, 2014

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a Bangalore school on Tuesday. The angry parents staged a protest and asked the authorities to address their concerns over the incidence. ...
  • Bangalore: Need a charter for safety of children in schools, says BPAC CEO October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore International School Association head said that there is a need for schools to look into not just curriculum, but also safety. "Need to work on a charter for safety of children in schools," said CEO of BPAC. ...
  • Bangalore 3-year-old rape case: Police is working round the clock, says ACP October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore Assistant Commissioner of Police said that the officers were working round the clock in the Bangalore 3-year-old rape case. "Questioning process is going, no arrests as of now. We have to piece together many things," said ACP. ...
  • Bangalore rape: Schools should adopt a code for health, safety of children, says Pai October 24, 2014

    Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai condemned the rape of a minor girl at her school and opined that all the schools must adopt a code for health and safety of children. ...
  • Bangalore rape: School violated CBSE norms, says government October 24, 2014

    The state government has accused the school, where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped, of violating the CBSE norms. Due action will be taken as per law against the school, it said. ...
  • Bangalore: Special team constituted headed by a lady officer, says police chief October 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore police chief said that the case is in a preliminary stage. "We have constituted a special team headed by a lady officer. Video footage has been seized and the police is examining it," said the chief. ...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months October 22, 2014

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • Hate speeches must stop, says NCM Chairman September 17, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities has passed a resolution, seeking a public statement from the government reassuring minorities of their rights of safety and equality. Speaking to CNNIBN, NCM Chairman Dr Naseem Ahmad says irresponsible comments from leaders will have a bearing on results. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 16, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP gets bypoll shock before assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana September 16, 2014

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • ISIS militants kill nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority August 17, 2014

    Kurdish officials say the ISIS militants have killed nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a village in northern region. Reports also say the ISIS has killed hundreds of people belonging to a tribe opposing them in Syria. This even as US airstrikes continue near the ISIS controlled Mosul...
  • Bangalore rape: Will collect information; investigate and prosecute, says Police Commissioner July 22, 2014

    Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy on Monday said that the police will take a look at all the evidences in 6yearold minor's rape case and will find clues, collect information, investigate and then prosecute. "I would request the public to not panic and cooperate with us," he said. ...
  • Making schools safe: Need to frame clear policies to curb violence against children July 21, 2014

    The arrest of a school skating instructor for the rape of a 6yearold child in a Bangalore school has sparked a nationwide debate on the need to reascertain and frame the right policies to safeguard the security of children in school, and to curb the incidences of violence against students....
  • Congress has always been committed to minorities: Rashid Alvi June 28, 2014

    Senior Congress leader AK Antony questioned party's leadership in Kerala for appeasing minorities for political gains. He said that the voters are worried whether the Congress can actually deliver social justice and equality when it indulges in minority appeasement. Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Antony's statement said "I haven't heard...
  • Kurdish minority forms militia groups to defend territories from ISIS June 23, 2014

    The Kurdish minority formed militia groups to defend their autonomous territories from the ISIS onslaught. The intersection that this combat outpost is protecting is incredibly strategic. Peshmerga Commander Col. Hakim Karim Ahmed said that they had two casualties during the firefight. ...
  • Modi is reaching out to backwards as well as Muslims: Najma Heptullah May 26, 2014

    BJP MP Najma Heptullah said that unlike Congress, Narendra Modi was reaching out not just to Muslims but to those who are from the backward class and his slogan is development for all. Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet and is likely to get...
  • Rahul urges PM to grant minority status to Jain community January 20, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has now urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant minority status to Jain community. The Minority Affairs Ministry has sent a recommendation to the Cabinet to clear the proposal after consulting the attorney general. Jains enjoy minority status in some states currently but if they...
  • Mumbai: Ad on a property portal upsets Muslims, National Minorities Commission to examine it November 8, 2013

    There was an outrage over a Mumbai broker's ad on a leading property portal about selling a flat which said Muslims were not welcome. After the matter came to light the National commission for minorities Chairman has promised to examine the issue. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage October 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...