CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN

  • Odisha: Six arrested on charge of sexual assault of minor girl 2 days ago

    Sambalpur: Six persons were arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault of a minor girl and circulation of obscene MMS and visuals, police said on Sunday. The arrests were made yesterday based on the complaint filed in Mahila police station by the father of the girl. "While six persons were...
  • UNICEF to collate data on violence against children in India September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The UNICEF in collaboration with the the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry may soon undertake a survey to collate data on violence against children in India. "We are keen to carry out a survey and collate data on violence against children in India and have taken it...
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • Hyderabad: Minor girl forced into prostitution by mother, sister September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 15yearold girl was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brotherinlaw for money, police said on Thursday. The minor girl, who managed to escape from her house in Yakatpura of Old City on Wednesday, approached the police and lodged a complaint with the help of NGO...
  • Shiv Sena leader arrested on rape charges after victim delivers premature baby September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Shiv Sena leader Vasudev Nambiar has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15yearold school girl for over seven months. The incident came to light after the girl recently delivered a premature baby. She studied in the school run by Nambiar. He allegedly threatened to expel the girl...
  • 70yearold priest rapes minor girls inside temple premises August 29, 2014

    Mehrauli: In a shocking incident, a 70yearold priest was arrested from SouthWest Delhi's Mehrauli for allegedly raping two minor girls on Janmashtami. The priest raped the girls aged 6 and 8 inside the temple premises. He was arrested on the day the crime was committed. ...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them August 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...
  • Bangalore: 13yearold boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13yearold boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • Teacher arrested for thrashing child August 17, 2014

    A teacher who mercilessly beat up a sixyearold student in a public school here was arrested on Sunday, police said. Police registered a case against the teacher under the Juvenile Justice Act. The action came a day after Rekha Singh, the mother of the child, alleged that police have registered a...
  • Odisha: School head arrested for sexually harassing Class 3 student August 16, 2014

    Baripada: The head of a school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday. Father Santosh Geoger of St Joseph's Convent School at Udala was arrested on Friday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of...
  • Teen help brutalised in Bangalore: Does urban India treat their domestic helps as slaves? August 13, 2014

    The abuse of a 13yearold girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many welleducated, highincome families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. CNNIBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether urban India treats their domestic helps as...
  • Bangalore: Abuse of 13yearold domestic help blows the lid off growing trafficking August 13, 2014

    Bangalore: The abuse of a 13yearold girl as a domestic help in Bangalore has blown the lid off of many welleducated, highincome families trafficking young girls and boys from North India as house helps. On August 9, 2014, a 13yearold was rescued after she was brought to hospital with severe...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. HoD of Paediatric Department Gangadhar Belavadi said, " she is being treated for two fresh injuries....
  • Delhi: Private taxi driver sexually abuses 5yearold school girl August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking case of rape in Delhi, a private taxi driver of a public school allegedly sexually abused a 5yearold girl. The girl is from a private school in South Delhi and the driver has been arrested. The suspect used to take the child to school in...
  • Two minors raped: IT city Bangalore observes bandh July 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Even as the city of Bangalore comes to terms with the gruesome gangrape of a 6yearold inside her school, another minor girl, aged 7, has allegedly been sexually assaulted in the city. The proKannada groups have called a 12hour bandh in Bangalore on Thursday in protest of the incidents....
  • Another rape in Bangalore school, is the city unable to protect its children? July 31, 2014

    Even as Bangalore comes to terms with the twists and turns in the 6yearold's gangrape, another horrific case came to light. A 7yearold was raped by her school atendant's son in another corner of the city a week ago. The two cases have put Bangalore on tenterhooks. According to a...
  • Now, 7yearold school girl raped in Bangalore, staffer's son arrested July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Even as probe continues in the case of a sixyearold's rape in a Bangalore school, another such case has come up in another city school. A sevenyearold school girl has allegedly been raped in South Bangalore. A complaint has been registered in the incident and the 28yearold son of the...
  • Bangalore rape: School reopens for primary students, parents jittery July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where a 6yearold was allegedly gangraped will reopen for primary students on Wednesday. However, a day after horrific twists and turns in the case, parents are uncertain about sending their kids to the school. The uncertainty comes after police arrested two gym instructors who they claim...
  • Twoyearold raped by her relative at a Ranapur school July 22, 2014

    A twoandahalfyearold tribal girl was allegedly raped by her relative inside a school premises in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. The accused, Thanu Bhuria, has been arrested, TC Pawar, incharge of Ranapur Police Station in the district, told a news agency. The 30yearold man sexually abused the girl...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher July 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visuallyimpaired children being beaten by their school principal and another unknown person. The children can be seen and heard screaming, begging to be spared in the video. While the children plead, the...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6yearold's rape July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6yearold girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction July 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a sixyear old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...
  • Man arrested for beheading boy over superstition June 23, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beheading a boy out of superstition for well being of his own ailing children even as his accomplice surrendered before a court in Bihar's Patna district in this connection, a police officer said on Monday. The accused Tuntun Mahto was arrested from the Badi...
  • Man rapes 14yearold girl in Khairighat, on the run June 23, 2014

    A 14yearold girl was allegedly raped by a man in Khairighat area here, police said on Monday. In a complaint to the police, the victim's father alleged that the minor girl was raped by Maiku (45) when she had gone to graze cattle late last evening, Circle Officer Mahsi Mohammad Akmal...
  • Two men abduct college girl in Kankarbagh area June 23, 2014

    A girl, on her way to college, was abducted by two men in Patna on Monday, police said. The teenager, the daughter of a contractor, was abducted in Kankarbagh area, a police official said. Police have recovered a vehicle that was used to kidnap her. Her family in their complaint to police alleged...
  • Siddharth Nagar: 16yearold girl abducted, allegedly gangraped in Nepal for 20 days June 23, 2014

    A 16yearold girl was abducted and gang raped for 20 days allegedly by four persons who also tried to sell her to human traffickers in Nepal, a senior police officer said on Monday. "The girl was abducted by one Vijaypal and his nephew Chinku from Etwah area on June 1 and...
  • Badaun gangrape: Under fire, Akhilesh talks tough, orders helplines June 3, 2014

    Lucknow: Under fire over the rising lawlessness in his state and protests against the Badaun gangrape and murders, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has removed Principal Secretary AK Gupta. The Chief Minister has also ordered authorities to set up a helpline to deal with complaints regarding harassment of women...
  • WB: 2 school students arrested for the alleged rape of tribal girl June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shameful incident in Birbhum in West Bengal, a tribal class 6th student was allegedly raped. Two of the accused have been arrested. The accused are class 8 and 9 students from the same school. Medical tests have been conducted on the victim and the report is awaited....