Crimes Against Children

  • Gujarat: Father allegedly rapes daughters for years December 15, 2013

    Two sisters in Gujarat have alleged that their father repeatedly raped them for years. The elder daughter claims that his father raped her for three years and thereafter also assaulted the younger daughter. ...
  • Watch: Kids narrate their horrid tales of abuse November 16, 2013

    Incidents of child abuse have risen significantly. In recent days, media reports have been suggesting a spurt on cases of child molestation. From neighbours allegedly abusing kids as young as three-years to teachers molesting students in classrooms - such incidents have not only brought shame to the society but also...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage October 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • Kiran Bedi hails policemen's suspension for sexually assaulting minor October 7, 2013

    Two constables of the Delhi police have been dismissed from duty for reportedly sexually assaulting a minor girl. The incident took place on Saturday when the reportedly picked up the minor girl and two of her friends and lured them to a house on the pretext of giving them money....
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's aide allegedly threatens victim's family September 16, 2013

    Lawyer of the victim, Manish Vyas, has alleged that a threat was issued to a friend of the victim's father asking him to withdraw the statements of her daughter against Asaram. Asaram has been alleged by a 15-year-old girl in a sexual assault case. ...
  • Sexual assault case: No law and order issues, says CM Ashok Gehlot September 4, 2013

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that there is no law and order issues in the state after arrest of Asaram in the sexual assault case. He said, "Previously when we arrested Praveen Togadia similar questions were raised on law and order situation but nothing happened. There is...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's supporters protest his arrest September 1, 2013

    Protests were held across country by the supporters after he was arrested on Saturday midnight by Jodhpur police in the sexual assault case of a 15-year-old girl. ...
  • Sexual assault case: Medical reports exonerate Asaram, says lawyer August 31, 2013

    Asaram's lawyer Push Karan Bhandari has said, "There is no mention of scratch in girl's medical report. The girl underwent the medical examination herself and the report can't be ignored." Asaram has been alleged by a 15-year-old girl for sexually assaulting her. ...
  • Asaram should come out if he is innocent, say people August 31, 2013

    Residents of Indore who are afraid of any untoward incident in the wake of the controversy over self-styled godman Asaram, demand quick action by the police. Questioning the role of Asaram, they say that he should come out in the open if he is innocent. ...
  • NEWS 360: Police team heads to Bhopal to arrest Asaram August 30, 2013

    A team of the Rajasthan Police will head to Bhopal to arrest self-styled godman Asaram after he failed to produce himself before the Jodhpur police for questioning in the sexual assault case, said Jodhpur DCP Ajay Lamba. ...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's allegations baseless, says Congress August 29, 2013

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Thursday termed Asaram's allegations baseless. He said if Rahul and Sonia would have been behind his sexual assualt case, then he would have been in the jail. Asaram held Congress President Sonia Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi responsible for his present state of affairs. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Do self-styled godmen have any immunity from law? August 28, 2013

    Self-styled godman Asaram on Wednesday wrote a letter to Jodhpur police seeking more time to appear before it in the sexual assault case of a 15-year-old girl. This comes after Jodhpur police rejected Asaram's request for more time. ...
  • Nagpur rape victim suffered a cardiac arrest April 30, 2013

    A five-year-old girl, who was raped by a 35-year-old man in Ghansore town of Seoni, died in a hospital in Nagpur on Monday evening. Her doctor said her condition was deteriorating and she died of a cardiac arrest. ...
  • News 360: 3 arrested in West Bengal chit fund scam April 23, 2013

    Three people were arrested on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the West Bengal chit fund scam. ...
  • Ghansour rape: Accused should be hanged in public, says survivor's father April 23, 2013

    The condition of the four-year-old rape survivor in Madhya Pradesh has deteriorated. She is on life support in a hospital in Nagpur, Maharashtra. ...
  • MP: She should be taken to Delhi or abroad for better treatment, says rape survivor's father April 23, 2013

    The 4-year-old, who was allegedly raped in the Ghansour town of Madhya Pradesh and shifted to Nagpur, continues to be critical. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Clamour grows for police chief's resignation April 23, 2013

    As protests continued in Delhi over the rape case of a five-year-old girl, at the centre of the storm was Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. A man who both the Opposition and activists held responsible and answerable for the increase in crimes against women in Delhi. They are demanding his resignation. ...
  • FTN: Is India losing the fight against rape? April 22, 2013

    Admitting that the response of his force in the rape case of the five-year-old girl was "not as swift as desired", Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said "there was always a room for improvement". He, however, insisted that the Delhi Police has fulfilled all the promises it made after the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delhi rape protests: Should police commissioner be held accountable? April 22, 2013

    Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi intensified on the third consecutive day even as Aam Aadmi Party demanded resignations of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. ...
  • Delhi minor rape case creates uproar in Rajya Sabha April 22, 2013

    The shock over gruesome rape and brutality of a five-year-old girl on Monday resonated in the Rajya Sabha with members cutting across party lines pressing for stern action, including death penalty, to deal with such crimes even if it needs a relook at the new anti-rape law. ...
  • The Last Word: What does Delhi child rape reveal about our society? April 22, 2013

    What does the horrific Delhi child rape and the fact that several more have happened thereafter reveal about ourselves, our society and values? ...
  • Police must show sensitivity in dealing with Delhi anti-rape protests: Jaitley April 22, 2013

    Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said the government must allow protests over Delhi rape as they are valid. ...
  • Rapes happen across India, says Shinde in statement on Delhi rape April 23, 2013

    In a statement in Parliament, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said 'rapes are not Delhi-centric issue.' ...
  • Kishwar Desai's 4th book 'Age of Innocence' on crimes against women April 25, 2013

    Author Kishwar Desai has released a book which reflects the increasing crimes against women in the country. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose was part of the panel discussion at the launch. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Kiran Bedi suggests a concept of collaborative policing April 21, 2013

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi suggested a concept of collaborative policing to lessen the crime rates in Delhi. ...
  • Anti-rape protests continue in Delhi, RAF deployed at India Gate April 21, 2013

    Anger continued to rise in New Delhi over the rape of a 5-year-old, with protesters demonstrating near India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and police headquarters at ITO. ...
  • Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi April 21, 2013

    Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: 5-year-old stable, needs several weeks to recover April 21, 2013

    In a medical update of the five-year-old rape survivor, an AIIMS official says that the toddler is recovering well, her vital parameters are stable. The official says that she is out of danger at the moment. "The girl is alert, stable and speaking to her parents," says the official. ...