Crimes Against Women

  • Pune: 18-year-old raped, accused arrested 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    Pune: An 18-year-old college girl was allegedly raped by a man here when she approached him to seek directions after she lost her way, following which the accused has been arrested, police said on Thursday. The girl, a student of a reputed college, who was new to the city lost...
  • Goa: Girl denies rape by father; medical report negative 5 days ago

    Panaji: A minor girl on Saturday refuted before the police allegations that her father had raped her. The girl's 30-year-old father, who hails from Maharashtra and is currently living in Goa, was accused of allegedly raping his daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law over a period of time in a complaint filed...
  • Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia to face molestation trial September 24, 2014

    Melbourne: A 28-year-old Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia will face trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman passenger. Sunil Kumar Saharan will face trial for repeatedly assaulting a woman after picking her up alongwith her four other friends from the Perth suburb of Victoria Park earlier this month. The alleged offences took...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Missed call to women will lead to jail in Bihar September 24, 2014

    Patna: Give missed calls to women and cool your heels in jail. CID Inspector General (IG) (Weaker Section) Arvind Pandey on Tuesday issued a circular to all district Superintendents of Police (SPs) and Government Rail Police (GRP) SPs asking them to ensure that police investigates and takes action in such...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • Abetment of suicide: DU college principal summoned as accused September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The principal of a Delhi University college has been summoned as accused by a court in an abetment of suicide case of a woman employed with the institution, saying there was sufficient prima facie material to proceed against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh summoned Bhim Rao Ambedkar College principal...
  • Pakistan: 18yearold girl and family attacked with acid by jilted lover September 21, 2014

    Lahore: An 18yearold Pakistani girl and two other members of her family were injured on Sunday in an acid attack allegedly carried out by two men, one of them her spurned lover in Punjab province. Shabnam Bibi, along with her mother and brother, were attacked on Saturday while they were asleep...
  • Girl child's education important for the empowerment and development of the country: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. "The main thing is the girl child education. By doing so the possibility of...
  • Labhpur gangrape: 13 convicts sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment September 20, 2014

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur has sentenced all 13 convicts in the Labhpur gangrape case to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. The court has also directed the West Bengal government to shoulder the financial responsibilities of all the family dependents of the convicts...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies September 18, 2014

    Virudhunagar: A 41year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said. "The matter came to light at about 9.30 AM yesterday after a man walking past the dumping yard behind NTPC saw...
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  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Delhi: Gymnast, coach booked for 'harassing' woman player September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has intensified investigation in the alleged sexual harassment of a woman player by an internationallevel gymnast and a gymnastics coach. The two accused, who are part of the squad which left for the Incheon Asian Games yesterday, have been booked for allegedly passing obscene comments and making...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Thirtyfive students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14yearold September 16, 2014

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14yearold boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the sixyearold girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Mumbai: 44yearold arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A 44yearold man has been arrested for stalking a 26yearold advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Telangana: Media to be used spread awareness about crimes against women September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government plans to partner with the print and the electronic media to spread awareness about effective implementation of legislations and regulations available for redressal of heinous crimes against teenage girls and women, it was officially announced on Tuesday. The special committee set up by the government headed by...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape September 15, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade September 14, 2014

    Chennai: A 38yearold man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • Visva Bharati molestation case: Victim quits university September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The student who was allegedly molested in the Visva Bharati University has decided to quit the university. She is currently completing exit formalities. The victim's father had lodged a complaint with the Birbhum Police. She was allegedly sexually harassed by her seniors. The victim's father had also accused the police and...
  • West Bengal: HC asks CID to probe disappearance of girl from Murshidabad September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the CID to investigate the case of missing of a minor girl from her relative's place in Murshidabd district and asked the agency to file a progress report within 15 days. Justice Nadira Patherya expressed her displeasure at the nonprogress in investigation...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case September 9, 2014

    Santiniketan: A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tuesday "unequivocally" denied the allegations. "Certain media reports of yesterday and today have come to light...
  • Dress decently to avoid sexual harassment: Police advisory in West Bengal leads to outrage September 9, 2014

    Kolkata: A controversial police advisory has sparked outrage in West Bengal. Kankar Prasad Barui, the Deputy Commissioner of the Bidhannagar Police issued an advisory on how to deal with sexual harassment in public on his social networking page. The senior police officer has advised women to dress decently, avoid being...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4yearold girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A fouryearold girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32yearold Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...