Crimes Against Women

  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus 8 hours 24 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Thirty-five 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 14-year-old 20 hours 43 minutes ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the six-year-old girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Mumbai: 44-year-old arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months 23 hours 9 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for stalking a 26-year-old 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 23 hours 55 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    Chennai: A 38-year-old 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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 non-progress in investigation...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case 1 week ago

    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 4-year-old girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A four-year-old girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32-year-old 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...
  • UP: Girl commits suicide after being raped September 7, 2014

    Bahraich: A minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide after being raped. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Police sources said that the class nine student immolated herself and died of injuries in hospital. The body has been sent for postmortem. The accused has also been arrested. ...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rape survivor alleges the probe panel offered her bribe to take back the case September 4, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A rape survivor has alleged that the Special Investigation Cell mandated to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots had offered her bribe to take back the case. One year after the Muzaffarnagar riots, CNN-IBN revisited ground zero. "Investigating Officer Mala Yadav took me to the Malakpura camp and asked me to...
  • West Bengal: Girl escapes acid attack, accused arrested September 3, 2014

    Balurghat: A young girl on Wednesday escaped an acid attack by a youth after she refused to give in to his indecent proposals while travelling in a bus at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district. "The girl escaped when Mustak Sarkar attempted to sprinkle acid on her face from a bottle...
  • WB: Girl's naked body found, father alleges rape, murder; TMC activist arrested September 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The naked body of a teenaged girl was found besides the railway tracks in the Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday. The girl reportedly went missing from a kangaroo court convened by local Trinamool Congress leaders. Two people including a local Trinamool activist have been...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes, murders woman in Kasganj, family says police not registering rape case September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In another instance of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was allegedly raped and murdered in the Kasganj district. The police reportedly reached the spot after locals informed them. The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem. Police have registered a case of murder. However, the woman's relatives...
  • NCW ex-chief claims PCR van refused to save girl from molestation, police rubbish her version August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Just two days after a boy in Delhi died due to alleged police delay, there has been another case of molestation and alleged police apathy. Activist and former chairperson of the National Commission for Women Mohini Giri has slammed the Delhi Police for refusing to help a young...
  • Watch: Vigilante team of filmmakers shoot footage of young man who saw two women being harassed by men in a public place and rushed to help August 27, 2014

    A team of filmmakers specializing in shooting social experiments in public places was pleasantly surprised to see a young man jump in to help two women who were being harassed in a public place by several men. Although the authenticity of the video could not be verified, at a time when...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension was...
  • Rohtak: Molested and harassed, 2 girls kill themselves, blame deteriorating law and order in suicide note August 26, 2014

    Rohtak: In an alleged case of harassment, two minor girls on Tuesday committed suicide in Haryana's Rohtak. The girls have left behind a suicide note wherein they have mentioned that they took this extreme step following harassment from some youngsters. The girls, both higher senior secondary students, have also reportedly given...
  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • 4-year-old minor girl raped by father's acquaintance August 20, 2014

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24-year-old Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer August 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of the...
  • 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. ...
  • Army man held for trying to molest girl in Rajdhani Express August 19, 2014

    Guwahati: An Army man on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly making an attempt to molest a minor girl. The incident took place on board the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express. The 17-year old girl travelling with her uncle in a three-tier AC compartment raised an alarm at 4 AM when the army man...
  • UP: Protest erupts in Faizabad after kidnapped girl dies August 19, 2014

    Faizabad: Tension gripped Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh after people clashed with police following the death of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday. The clashes took place outside Khandasa Police Chowki on Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Amaniganj was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday evening by the four persons...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: Woman faces harrowing ordeal while filing molestation case August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: 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. According to the woman, she and her friend went to a police station to report her alleged molestation...