Crime Against Women

  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen August 19, 2014

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel August 19, 2014

    A 28-year-old nurse on Monday was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal August 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha August 10, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing row over language in UPSC civil services examinations, laws against sexual harassment, food condition in Indian Railways. He also talks about the books on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 5, 2014

    In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNN-IBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television show....
  • A father's fight for justice after his four-year-old was raped August 4, 2014

    The story of a father looking for justice and a measly compensation of 20 thousand rupees after his four-year-old was raped. The money has now been released, it's not going to be enough but our CJ is appealing to the govt to cut red tape. ...
  • Accused not afraid as judicial process is time taking: NCW on Bangalore rape July 30, 2014

    Reacting to the rape of a six-year-old child in her school, NCW member Shamina Shaifq said, "the judicial procedure is so time taking that the perpetrators are not afraid of anything. If the government cannot ensure safety of women and children then who will?" ...
  • Watch: ABVP workers protest over 6-year-old's rape in Bangalore school July 21, 2014

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore on Monday and tried to break the security barricades put into place. When police tried to stop the workers from climbing the...
  • There are guidelines that schools must follow: Karnataka Education Minister July 21, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that there are guidelines throughout the state that every school needs to follow. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Ratnakar said, "We are going to reframe the structure, code of conduct. I have also called a meeting with higher authorities including the commissioner of police." ...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government July 19, 2014

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Blame game begins over Lucknow gangrape, police yet to take action July 19, 2014

    An employee of a medical research institute is brutally gangraped and murdered, the accused are still at large even as the ruling Samajwadi Party accuses media of sensationalism. ...
  • Bangalore school rape: Special team probing the case, says Police July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. Additional Commissioner of Bangalore Police Kamal Pant said that the case is being investigated by a special team. "We are collecting all possible evidence. Some people have been detained for questioning," he said. ...
  • Jehanabad rape: Bihar known for crime against women, says activist July 17, 2014

    A middle-aged woman was stripped and thrashed by some unidentified men in Jehanabad district in Bihar. Reacting to the incident, activist Ranjana Kumari said that Bihar is known for crime against women. "We demand that inquiry should be ordered and Police officers present there must be suspended," she said. ...
  • Should schools take more responsibility for safety of their students? July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. The accused allegedly committed the rape during the school hours on Monday. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes their views over safety of students in schools. ...
  • Watch: Parents protest, Bangalore school evasive in student rape case July 17, 2014

    Angry parents are protesting outside a prominent international school in Bangalore after two of its staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl inside the school premises. The school management has refused to accept responsibility for the incident and added that they will bolster the security measures. ...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Bokaro rape: NCW slams district administration July 11, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Shamina Shafiq on Friday said that the panel would take up the case of a rape of 14-year-old tribal girl in Jharkhand's Bokaro allegedly on the orders of village panchayat. She slammed the district administration over the incident and sought action against local bodies...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • Mumbai Police contacts Preity Zinta, asks her to record statement June 18, 2014

    Mumbai Police on Wednesday contacted Preity Zinta and has asked her to record her statement by the end of this week. Meanwhile, in a new twist in the case, the Wadia Group filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police, alleging that group Chairman Nusli Wadia has been receiving threat calls...
  • Nihal Chand case: Can a Minister accused of rape be allowed to continue in the Cabinet? June 18, 2014

    Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party as a woman who has alleged she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand three years ago, has called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove him from the Cabinet. ...
  • TWTW: Akhilesh Yadav refuses to accept UP unsafe for women June 15, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav refused to accept that the state is unsafe for women even though there has been a spurt in the cases of crime against women. He held the media responsible for the negative propaganda. ...
  • UP: Rapes cases being reported a routine, says DGP June 12, 2014

    DGP of Uttar Pradesh AL Banerjee said that the number of rape cases being reported in UP are routine. "Such incidents happen all the time. Every year such cases are reported. That is why you have the police machinery. Police is there because such law and order situations exist," he...
  • Law and order situation better in UP as compared to other states June 12, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav continues to be defiant as he says the law and order situation is better in his state as compared to elsewhere. ...
  • UP gangrape: Revamp of state machinery a necessity, says BJP leader June 12, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh held the division of the Uttar Pradesh police on the basis of caste responsible for the growing violence against women. He demanded the Chief Minister's resignation saying, "Akhilesh Yadav should resign. President's rule is a call that the government to take, but right now a...
  • Bahraich gangrape: Liquor mafia threatened us, says victim's husband June 12, 2014

    With the increase in the crime against women, a woman was found hanging from a tree in Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh after being allegedly gangraped. Three people have been arrested and an FIR is being registered in the case. The husband of the woman claimed that they were facing threats...
  • Patil retracts his statement on rape, says women safety top priority June 11, 2014

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil raked a controversy on Tuesday when he said that crime against women could not be prevented even if guards were provided for every single household. He, however, retracted from the controversial statements later. ...
  • 30-year-old man allegedly rapes Malaysian woman June 8, 2014

    A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman who was in Jaipur on a business trip. This latest shocker comes just days after a class 8th student was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur and set herself on fire. ...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women June 5, 2014

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...