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  • Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Elephants are still "tortured" in circuses despite a decision by Animal Welfare Board of India last year to ban their registration for performing in such shows, an animal rights group has alleged. "AWBI, a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, decided to ban the registration...
  • Gujarat: Asaram charged with rape, illegal confinement January 9, 2014

    Gandhinagar: A chargesheet has been filed against selfstyled godman Asaram in a sexual assault case on Thursday. Asaram was booked for allegedly raping one of the two Suratbased sisters who stayed at his ashram in Gujarat between 1997 and 2006. He was booked under IPC sections 376, 342 and 120...
  • Kidnapping, wrongful confinement case filed against Ramdev's brother October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A case of kidnapping and wrongful confinement has been registered against yoga guru Baba Ramdev's brother Ram Bharat. The complainant has alleged that he was kidnapped by Ram Bharat's bodyguards and was beaten brutally. Four people have been arrested but Ram Bharat is still absconding. Ramdev has called it a...
  • Solitary confinement in US prisons can be torture, says UN expert August 24, 2013

    Solitary confinement of US prisoners can amount to torture, and California would be wrong to force-feed hunger-striking inmates protesting against the practice, a UN expert said on Friday. Californian prisoners launched a hunger strike on July 8 to demand an end to the housing of inmates in near-isolation for years on...
  • Bangalore woman rescued by police was ignored by parents: Neighbours June 4, 2013

    The police have rescued a 35yearold woman, who was allegedly imprisoned by her parents for 5 years. The neighbours allege she was forcibly confined by her parents for allegedly having a relationship which they disapproved of. ...
  • Mentally deranged woman kept in confinement rescued November 19, 2012

    Malkangiri: A mentally deranged woman tied to a chain and kept in confinement in a room was rescued by Malkangiri district administration in Odisha, official sources said on Sunday. Balika Hial (50) of Kalahandisahi in the district headquarter town was undergoing the ordeal for last three years ever since she...
  • Case against Rahul based on nonexistent claims: CBI September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday told the Supreme Court that the case of alleged illegal confinement of a girl in which Rahul Gandhi's name was dragged was found to be based on "nonexistent" claims. Additional Solicitor General Haren Raval, who placed the status report of...
  • Delhi: Woman starved for 2 months, rescued September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A woman, kept in confinement and reportedly starved by her inlaws for over two months, was on Sunday rescued by the police after a raid at their Jaitpur residence. The woman's family alleged that she was mistreated by her husband and inlaws after she complained of health issues. "When...
  • Patna siblings locked in for months rescued May 17, 2011

    Neighbours informed the police when they saw the house locked for the last one month & noticed no activity. ...
  • Is Noida sisters case part of common social problem? April 12, 2011

    Two sisters rescued in Noida after seven months of self confinement. CNNIBN discusses if such cases are becoming common. ...
  • Tibetan youth icon in house arrest November 20, 2006

    Mc Leodganj (Himachal Pradesh): The Tibetan flag flutters freely in Mcleodganj, but Tenzin Tsundue who is recent times has emerged as an icon for many a youth striving for Tibet's independence paces restlessly like a caged tiger. Tsundue, who unfurled the Free Tibet banners in Mumbai and Bangalore during the visit...