CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel August 19, 2014

    A 28yearold nurse on Monday was allegedly gangraped by two youths in a reputed fivestar 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...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal August 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha August 10, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing row over language in UPSC civil services examinations, laws against sexual harassment, food condition in Indian Railways. He also talks about the books on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 5, 2014

    In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNNIBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television show....
  • A father's fight for justice after his fouryearold was raped August 4, 2014

    The story of a father looking for justice and a measly compensation of 20 thousand rupees after his fouryearold was raped. The money has now been released, it's not going to be enough but our CJ is appealing to the govt to cut red tape. ...
  • Accused not afraid as judicial process is time taking: NCW on Bangalore rape July 30, 2014

    Reacting to the rape of a sixyearold child in her school, NCW member Shamina Shaifq said, "the judicial procedure is so time taking that the perpetrators are not afraid of anything. If the government cannot ensure safety of women and children then who will?" ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: ABVP workers protest over 6yearold's rape in Bangalore school July 21, 2014

    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 on Monday and tried to break the security barricades put into place. When police tried to stop the workers from climbing the...
  • There are guidelines that schools must follow: Karnataka Education Minister July 21, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that there are guidelines throughout the state that every school needs to follow. Speaking to CNNIBN, Ratnakar said, "We are going to reframe the structure, code of conduct. I have also called a meeting with higher authorities including the commissioner of police." ...
  • Outrage over Bangalore rape, over 60,000 sign petition to make schools safer July 20, 2014

    No arrests in Bangalore, more than 2 weeks after a 6 year old child was raped in her school, during school hours. Parents continue to protest, saying they won't send their children to school, even threatening to block roads if action isn't taken. Meanwhile, more than 60,000 people have signed...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government July 19, 2014

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Blame game begins over Lucknow gangrape, police yet to take action July 19, 2014

    An employee of a medical research institute is brutally gangraped and murdered, the accused are still at large even as the ruling Samajwadi Party accuses media of sensationalism. ...
  • Bangalore school rape: Special team probing the case, says Police July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6yearold girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. Additional Commissioner of Bangalore Police Kamal Pant said that the case is being investigated by a special team. "We are collecting all possible evidence. Some people have been detained for questioning," he said. ...
  • Jehanabad rape: Bihar known for crime against women, says activist July 17, 2014

    A middleaged woman was stripped and thrashed by some unidentified men in Jehanabad district in Bihar. Reacting to the incident, activist Ranjana Kumari said that Bihar is known for crime against women. "We demand that inquiry should be ordered and Police officers present there must be suspended," she said. ...
  • Should schools take more responsibility for safety of their students? July 17, 2014

    Two staff members allegedly raped a 6yearold girl inside a prominent school in Bangalore on Monday. The accused allegedly committed the rape during the school hours on Monday. CNNIBN takes calls from across the country and takes their views over safety of students in schools. ...
  • Watch: Parents protest, Bangalore school evasive in student rape case July 17, 2014

    Angry parents are protesting outside a prominent international school in Bangalore after two of its staff members allegedly raped a sixyearold girl inside the school premises. The school management has refused to accept responsibility for the incident and added that they will bolster the security measures. ...
  • UP: Woman subinspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female subinspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Bokaro rape: NCW slams district administration July 11, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Shamina Shafiq on Friday said that the panel would take up the case of a rape of 14yearold tribal girl in Jharkhand's Bokaro allegedly on the orders of village panchayat. She slammed the district administration over the incident and sought action against local bodies...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal issues unconditional apology for rape remark July 2, 2014

    After massive outrage over TMC MP Tapas Pal threatening to send his boys to rape women in the opposition, he has issued an unconditional apology. Pal said he unreservedly apologises for the remark that may have caused dismay and consternation. ...
  • Tapas Pal apologises for his 'rape for revenge' remark July 1, 2014

    TMC MP Tapas Pal has issued an unconditional apology for his 'rape for revenge' comment. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been vocal in her comments against violence by CPM workers, was silent when asked to comment on Pal. ...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • Mumbai Police contacts Preity Zinta, asks her to record statement June 18, 2014

    Mumbai Police on Wednesday contacted Preity Zinta and has asked her to record her statement by the end of this week. Meanwhile, in a new twist in the case, the Wadia Group filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police, alleging that group Chairman Nusli Wadia has been receiving threat calls...