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  • Bangalore rape: School reopens amidst concerns over safety of students 3 days ago

    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? 3 days ago

    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? 6 days ago

    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? 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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

    CNNIBN 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. ...
  • It's alright for minorities to cheat by not repaying loans: Parameshwara October 6, 2013

    In the race to appease the minorities ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election, KPCC President G Parameshwara has suggested it was alright for them to cheat by not repaying the loans taken from government agencies. Calling it a part of the development process, Parameshwara recommended that sanctioning of huge...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices. ...
  • J&K: Girl's parents threatened to withdraw statement against policemen September 17, 2013

    The parents of a minor girl who was allegedly gangraped by three policeman said they are being threatened. The parents claimed that they have been asked to withdraw their statement and are not being allowed to visit the girl. ...
  • Watch: No end to crime against women in Mumbai September 16, 2013

    A boy was brutally beaten up by a group of minor boys after he tried to protest against them for allegedly harassing his sister. The police has arrested two of the accused, and the girl says that the police took no action despite complaining about the repeated harassment. ...
  • Should Akhilesh Yadav be held accountable for the communal flare up in Uttar Pradesh? September 9, 2013

    While the bloodshed in the riots in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh have claimed the lives of 31 innocent people so far and left several injured, political war of words over the communal flareup continues. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar: People migrate from riot-hit areas September 9, 2013

    The claims made by the government that situation will be brought under control seems to be misplaced as the there is a mixed feeling of the situation on the ground. The situation has come to a point where in many villages people have started to migrate. In a village, the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 90 arrested, cases registered against 1000 September 9, 2013

    The rioters who were allegedly involved in the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar have been arrested by the police. Thirty one people have died in the communal clashes and over 90 persons were arrested and cases registered against 1000 persons, including four BJP MLAs and a former Congress MP. ...