CRIME

  • Hope to be heard during inquiry on alleged war crimes: Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen Fonseka March 19, 2015

    Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka who demolished the LTTE said that he hopes to be heard when the inquiry on alleged war crimes happens otherwise it will be a one sided inquiry. He added that the commander cannot be punished for the crimes of individuals. ...
  • Mumbai girls overwhelmed over response to their 'rap against rape' video March 18, 2015

    Mumbai girls say that they are overwhelmed over the response their 'rap against rape' video got. "There is a lot of buzz around our video. The motive of our youTube channel is to strike healthy debates over various issues," they said. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai girls rap against rape March 18, 2015

    Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain, who describe themselves as actors posted the 'Rap Against Rape' video on YouTube. Whilst rapping, both women are seen holding up placards with words such as #DomesticViolence and #rape. In the rap, they describe themselves saying, "We're not rappers. We're just a couple of girls...
  • West Bengal: Intruders didn't enter Ranaghat convent just to rob, suggests evidence March 18, 2015

    Days after the miscreants sneaked inside Ranaghat convent assaulted the staff, desecrated the chapel and sexually assaulted the senior most nun, no arrests have been made so far. However, it is evident by now that the people who sneaked in, did not intrude the campus just to rob it. Politics...
  • Women's Day special: Has India become 'No Country for Women'? March 8, 2015

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, CNN-IBN brings the candid stories of daily sexual harassment from across India. ...
  • Hakan Nesser talks about crime writing in India March 7, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Palki S Upadhyay talks to author Hakan Nesser about Nordic Noir and crime writing in India. ...
  • Survey reveals shocking gender insensitivity among youth in India March 7, 2015

    A Bangalore based research organisation Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA) has done a survey on the attitudes of the youth in the country. The survey was done in association with Indian Market Research Bureau. A total of 11,299 students from 330 high schools, 220 colleges in 11 state capitals...
  • Nirbhaya documentary rocks Parliament March 5, 2015

    The documentary featuring an interview with Nirbhaya's rapist has been banned in India and now the Home Ministry is planning legal action against the filmmaker. ...
  • Nirbhaya case: Should the documentary's broadcast be stopped? March 3, 2015

    After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British filmmaker Leslee...
  • Parliamentary Panel rejects proposal trying juveniles accused of heinous crimes as adults March 3, 2015

    Parliamentary Panel rejected the proposal trying juveniles accused of heinous crimes as adults. The proposal was sent by Women and Child Welfare Ministry. The panel said such a move would compromise presumption of innocence. The panel was headed by Union Minister JP Nadda, who said that the proposal would violate...
  • Is women safety not a priority? February 9, 2015

    The latest statistics of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) states that every day 93 women are reported as having been raped in India, which shows that despite of countless vigil marches, "promises" to focus on women security and continuous ranting by us, women in India remain unsafe and the country...
  • Bengaluru: Unidentified person booked for the rape-cum-murder of an 8-year-old girl February 6, 2015

    An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. The victim was found dead in a car shed. CNN-IBN has accessed the CCTV footage which shows the alleged rapist luring the child away. The child was playing on the streets in Hoskote area when she was...
  • Increase in rape cases makes safety for women the top demand of Delhiites February 6, 2015

    A day before Delhi goes to polls, the Uber and Nirbhaya incidents have made safety for women the top demand of the residents of the city. In 2013, about 1600 rape cases were registered, whereas in 2014 over 2000 cases were registered. ...
  • 26-year-old Syrian woman forced to marry ISIS terrorist, recounts the horror February 5, 2015

    A 26-year-old woman recounts her horror of being married to an ISIS terrorist in a deal to free one of her family members. "Every girl dreams of that white dress at her wedding night. I have been deprived of that. I was destroyed in this marriage," the victim said. ...
  • Mumbai police submits proposal to State government for an overhaul of cyber crime investigation system February 3, 2015

    Mumbai police has submitted a proposal to the State government for an overhaul of the cyber crime investigation system. Over 500 cyber crime cases were reported in 2014. ...
  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind arrested January 18, 2015

    A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah with an active call centre with 17...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Delhi polls: Law and order a key issue as there are only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people January 8, 2015

    Only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people in Delhi shows the woeful imbalance which can be one of the reasons behind over 100 per cent increase in murders and robberies within a year. Records show that over 70 per cent of cases in the national capital are unsolved, even as...
  • Delhi demands: Women are referred as mothers, daughters but not citizens, says Sheila Dikshit January 5, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in an interaction with CNN-IBN demanded equal rights for women in society. ...
  • UP: Special Task Force has been roped in the Badaun minor rape case January 3, 2015

    A day after the shocking news broke of a minor allegedly gangraped by 2 policemen in Badaun, the state's police force has swung into action. "After a detailed probe, a case was registered. We have now made teams, STF has been roped in," said ADG HC Awasthi. ...
  • Cases of crimes against women must be fast-tracked: Delhi Police Commissioner January 3, 2015

    The national capital has witnessed an 18 per cent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013. According to the Delhi Police, the number of rape cases has increased by 31 per cent. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "We have to create a capacity among women...
  • Akhilesh Yadav needs to do take staps to tackle lawlessness in UP: DCW Chairperson January 2, 2015

    DCW Chairperson Barkha Shukla said that the condition of women was bad in Uttar Pradesh. Talking about the alleged rape of a 14-year-old by policemen, Shukla said that CM Akhilesh Yadav needed to do something about the shameful situation. ...
  • Status check at Delhi's night shelters finds sexual crimes rampant, many homeless lack blankets December 29, 2014

    As Delhi gets its season's coldest day, CNN-IBN does a status check on the homeless in Delhi and finds the sexual crimes are rampant at these shelters and many of people are lack of blankets. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Best photos and videos in 2014 December 29, 2014

    In 2014, Women who broke the conspiracy of silence, turned Citizen Journalists to report abuse, harassment and injustice and sent the messages of zero tolerance from across the country and continued to upload pictures through out the year. Here is a collection of the best CJ pictures and videos of...
  • Strong action must be taken against rapists: Nirbhaya's mother December 29, 2014

    "The crime was so brutal but still we didn't get justice. I appeal to people to stand together and raise their voices against the crimes which are happening against women and children," said Nirbhaya's mother. ...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve December 29, 2014

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...