Bully

  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was...
  • 'Bal Narendra' in pics: Comic book shows 'fearless' young Narendra Modi saving drowning boy, taking on crocodiles, bullies 27-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Bal Narendra - Childhood Stories of Narendra Modi, a comic book brought out by Rannade Prakashan and Blue Snail Animation, tells stories of bravery and "fearlessness" from BJP leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's childhood. The comic book, that has no known author, is a catalogue of larger-than-life deeds...
  • Modern School's viral bullying video: Once the shock wears off, let's take a good, hard look at how we are raising our kids 13-03-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: If you are on WhatsApp, you would have by now been forwarded a disturbing video of a group of boys bullying a mate at what appeared to be a school's brick-lined playground. A short message usually precedes the video, now viral on WhatsApp, revealing the purported identities of...
  • World Chefs: Anand Gaggan's progressive Indian cuisine 08-10-2013 08:41 AM

    Anand Gaggan began cooking to avoid classrooms but one subject the Kolkata native embraces is science. After leaving school in India, Anand cooked in the kitchens of some of Asia's best hotels before studying with the research team at Spain's famed El Bulli restaurant where he learned to physically and...
  • Kolkata: Christ Church school to re-open on Friday 26-09-2013 01:57 PM

    Kolkata: The Christ Church School in Kolkata's Dum Dum will reopen on Friday after 15 days of closure. The decision was taken at a meeting of the governing body held in school on Thursday, which was attended by the Arch Bishop of Kolkata Diocese. The principal of the school, Helen...
  • Parents ransack school after class 5 student dies 12-09-2013 12:39 PM

    Kolkata: Hundreds of parents ransacked the Christ Church School in Kolkata on Thursday where an 11-year-old had died under mysterious circumstances. The parents demanded immediate identification of the senior students who allegedly bullied the victim, a student of class 5, last week and locked her up inside a toilet. The...
  • Kolkata: Girl dies after being administered injection, allege parents 11-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Kolkata: An 11-year-old girl died in Kolkata after she was administered an injection by a psychiatrist she was taken to for treatment. Her parents claimed that she started feeling uneasy soon after that. The police are investigating the cause of death. The parents of the Class 5 student said that...
  • Lady Gaga criticises social media bosses 22-08-2013 05:07 PM

    London: Pop star Lady Gaga has slammed social network bosses for failing to crack down on bullies and trolls. The 27-year-old singer said the bosses should spend more money into removing abusive users rather than spending it on advertising, reported Daily Mirror. "Twitter and other social media platforms need to...
  • One in five children in Britain bullied online: Survey 11-08-2013 04:54 PM

    London: Almost one in five children in the UK who use social networking sites suffered a negative experience, including bullying, unwanted sexual messages, cyber stalking last year, research by a children's charity has found. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) also said a large number...
  • FBI asked to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus 13-12-2012 09:58 AM

    New York: Describing bullying and harassment of Sikh children as a "serious problem", the US Department of Justice has recommended that crimes against Sikhs and Hindus should be added to the religion-based hate crimes tracked by the FBI to help law enforcement officials tackle the problem. Assistant Attorney General in...
  • Facebook teams with Time Warner to fight bullies 13-07-2011 08:25 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook and Time Warner are ganging up on bullies to address a problem that torments millions of children and young adults. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for Facebook and Time Warner to use their clout to raise awareness about bullying and encourage more people to report the abuses...
  • 50 Cent writes anti-bullying book for teens 21-06-2011 12:17 PM

    Los Angeles: Rapper 50 Cent, who rose to fame with songs that told of drug use and violence, is aiming to steer teenagers away from schoolyard bullying with a book called 'Playground' that will reach stores in January, his publisher said on Monday. The story 50 Cent will pen is...
  • Schoolyard bullies more likely to abuse partners 07-06-2011 09:31 AM

    New York: Boys who are bullies at school are at increased risk of abusing their partner later in life -- a link that US researchers say could hold potential for curbing domestic violence, which affects about a fourth of all US women. While their study, published in the Archives of...
  • Facebook has 7.5 million underage users: report 11-05-2011 08:23 AM

    Boston: Facebook has 7.5 million users who are underage and are "not supposed" to be using the social networking site, according to a new report. Of the 20 million minors who actively used Facebook in the past year, more than one-third or about 7.5 million were younger than 13 and...
  • Father takes his own kids to police for bullying 18-03-2011 03:15 PM

    Ipswich: A father in Ipswich was so angry having caught his children bullying a boy who wore glasses, he marched them off to the police station to have them charged for assault. The father, known only as Matt, told a Brisbane radio station he saw his 17-year-old son and 15-year-old...
  • Facebook unveils option to report bullying 11-03-2011 03:43 PM

    London: Facebook users can now tell a "trusted friend" if they feel they are being bullied or harassed online, thanks to a new option introduced by the popular social networking site. Facebook has said that its reporting option allows members to alert someone in their support system, like parents or...
  • Obama to bullying victims: I know what it's like 11-03-2011 10:24 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama smiled when he said his large ears and funny name once made him a target of school-yard harassment. But he was all seriousness Thursday when he told a White House conference on bullying that torment and intimidation must not be tolerated. Some 13 million students, about...
  • Police shut down 'bullying' Facebook page 04-12-2010 03:18 PM

    Rome: A Facebook page that was being used by a group of teenaged students in Italy to bully and harass one of their classmates has been shut down by police, a media report said Saturday. The Minors' Court in Rome found guilty seven 14-year-old students of online abuse against a...
  • Cyber-bullying turning girls into "Barbie Bitches" 25-05-2008 11:50 AM

    Hyderabad: They have, although ended Rajasthan Royals' hopes of making it to the playoffs, Deccan Chargers’ stand-in skipper Cameron White said his team would now seek to upset the chances of Royal Challengers Bangalore when the two sides clash in an IPL 5 match on Sunday. Deccan on Friday dashed...
  • Students get together to take on cyber bullies 15-03-2008 02:17 AM

    Sharjah: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Wednesday said focus is the key for him and his team as they try to avert distraction caused by a court verdict against three former team-mates in a corruption case. Although Misbah shied away from commenting on the verdict which found former Test captain...