CRIMES

  • Taraji P Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department released video of a traffic stop of the actress' son that...
  • Immigration official harrasses woman passenger, suspended after MHA's intervention 7 hours 59 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: A senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar has been suspended by authorities for allegedly harassing a woman passenger. After prima facie merit was found in the allegations against him, the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered an inquiry into it. Earlier on Friday evening, a young woman from Bengaluru was harassed repeatedly...
  • Delhi airport official accused of sexual harassment suspended 18 hours 52 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. The Home Ministry also said that a departmental...
  • Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint Yesterday

    Bengaluru: A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. The woman claimed that the immigration officer harassed her by asking her several uncomfortable personal questions. The...
  • Nadia nun rape case: Man who gave shelter to accused arrested by West Bengal CID Yesterday

    Nadia: The West Bengal Police has arrested another person in connection with the Nadia nun gangrape case. The first accused Salim was arrested by the police on Thursday from Mumbai. The second person who is arrested is reported to have given shelter to one of the accused in his home. The...
  • WB: Missionary school in Jalpaiguri gets threats from unknown persons, asked to shut down 3 days ago

    Jalpaiguri: A missionary school in West Bengal has received threat calls and letters from unknown persons asking it to be shut down. The school has been warned that if it is not closed down, it will have to face the consequences. Police have lodged a complaint in the case. The...
  • UP: Eunuch chops off private parts of two youths in Meerut 3 days ago

    Meerut: The private parts of two youths were on Tuesday allegedly chopped off by a eunuch in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident came to light on Wednesday morning when villagers found two youths, in critical condition near Panchali poultry farm under Jaani police station limits, police said. The...
  • Delhi: Mobile on video mode found in shop's trial room; manager held 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The store manager of an apparel showroom was arrested after a woman executive allegedly discovered a mobile phone on video recording mode placed inside its trial room. The accused, identified as Pulkit Sanwal, was arrested on Monday after the woman approached police. The incident took place on Monday afternoon...
  • Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court 6 days ago

    New Delhi: It is natural for minor victims of sexual assaults not to confide in their parents as instead of the offender, they are more often made to feel guilty, a Delhi court has said while convicting a music teacher for repeatedly molesting his 13-year-old student. The court rejected the contention...
  • Hyderabad: Hotelier killed over delay in serving tea 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: A hotel owner was stabbed to death by two unidentified assailants in a busy area in broad daylight following an altercation over tea here on Friday, police said. The incident occurred in the busy Begumpet area here, police said. Angry over the delay in serving tea, two men tried to assault...
  • Jadavpur University student lodges molestation complaint 1 week ago

    Kolkata: A Jadavpur University student has lodged a complaint against two fellow students for allegedly molesting her at the University campus on Friday night, police said on Saturday. The girl in her complaint alleged that she was sexually molested by two of her classmates during a feast inside the Jadavpur University...
  • Thane: Mother tonsures teenaged girl to save her from being raped 1 week ago

    Thane: Fearing that her daughter would be raped again, a lady from Kalwa tonsured her daughter to make her look ugly a couple of days ago, police sources said on Friday. It was some six months ago that two youth raped the girl after which they had threatened to rape...
  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • Government, telecom, defence sectors most attacked by cybercriminals 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Cybercriminals are increasingly targetting sensitive information from sectors including government, utilities and defence to access public data and other critical information, a government official on Friday said. "With increasing number of devices, the sophistication of attacks is also going up. Government is the most attacked sector, followed by telecom,...
  • After announcing 660 centres for rape victims, the Narendra Modi government to open only 36 March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as crimes against women are being reported with increasingly frequency with each passing day, the Narendra Modi government is going very slow in implementing its plan to help victims of sexual assaults. In a recent order passed by the Prime Minister's Office, it has only approved the...
  • Allahabad High Court lawyers protests calling off week-long strike March 19, 2015

    Allahabad: A day after advocates of Allahabad High Court called off their week-long strike over the issue of killing of an advocate by a police official, a group of disgruntled lawyers on Thursday sat on fast unto death saying they were opposed to withdrawal of the stir before the demand...
  • West Bengal: Nun wants to stay for more time in hospital, no arrests made March 19, 2015

    Ranaghat(WB): No arrests have been made even five days after the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school even as the traumatised woman's plea to stay on for some more time in hospital has been accepted by it. Amid mounting outrage over the incident and the culprits still roaming...
  • US working on projects to empower women in India March 19, 2015

    Washington: The US is working on a number of projects, including basic education, in India to empower women, a senior Obama administration official has said. "We have a number of programs aimed at empowering women starting with basic education, creating an environment where women have the opportunity," Alfonso E Lenhardt,...
  • Hope to be heard during inquiry on alleged war crimes: Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen Fonseka March 19, 2015

    Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka who demolished the LTTE said that he hopes to be heard when the inquiry on alleged war crimes happens otherwise it will be a one sided inquiry. He added that the commander cannot be punished for the crimes of individuals. ...
  • WB: 72-year-old woman's naked dead body recovered from Katwa, 6 men detained March 18, 2015

    Katwa: At a time when West Bengal is already in news for the gangrape of a 71-year-old nurse, a naked dead body of a 72-year-old woman has been recovered near an akhara at Agradwip area in Katwa. Burdwan Superintendent of Police Kunal Agarwal said the woman's body was found a...
  • Mumbai girls overwhelmed over response to their 'rap against rape' video March 18, 2015

    Mumbai girls say that they are overwhelmed over the response their 'rap against rape' video got. "There is a lot of buzz around our video. The motive of our youTube channel is to strike healthy debates over various issues," they said. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai girls rap against rape March 18, 2015

    Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain, who describe themselves as actors posted the 'Rap Against Rape' video on YouTube. Whilst rapping, both women are seen holding up placards with words such as #DomesticViolence and #rape. In the rap, they describe themselves saying, "We're not rappers. We're just a couple of girls...
  • West Bengal: Intruders didn't enter Ranaghat convent just to rob, suggests evidence March 18, 2015

    Days after the miscreants sneaked inside Ranaghat convent assaulted the staff, desecrated the chapel and sexually assaulted the senior most nun, no arrests have been made so far. However, it is evident by now that the people who sneaked in, did not intrude the campus just to rob it. Politics...
  • US woman faces 25 years in prison for killing Indian man March 17, 2015

    New York: A 33-year-old woman in the US faces up to 25 years in prison for pleading guilty to pushing an Indian man to death in front of a subway train in 2012. Erika Menendez, a resident of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty before Queens Supreme Court Justice Gregory Lasak last...
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 men posing as policemen gangrape a woman March 17, 2015

    Chennai: A woman in Tamil Nadu was allegedly gangraped on Tuesday by two men who posed as policemen. The men took away the woman when she was with a male friend in a forest area. Police sources say that medical examination has been carried out. The incident was reported from the...
  • UP: 6 men molest, thrash girl and make video of the incident in Hathras March 17, 2015

    Hathras: A girl was allegedly molested and beaten up by a group of young men in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The girl, accompanied by a male friend, was allegedly stopped by a group of six men and thrashed on her way back from school. According to the girl the assailants took them...
  • PM expresses concern over Haryana church vandalism, nun rape case; seeks immediate report March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over incidents of violence against minorities in West Bengal and Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for facts and action taken report into the incidents. "PMO has asked for immediate report on facts & action taken regarding the incidents in Haryana & West Bengal. PM...
  • Kolkata comes together in solidarity with gangraped nun March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Their faces reflected the pain and agony but the steely resolve to get culprits punished was radiant all across as people from all walks of life, cutting across religion and creed, assembled in Park Street here and held a candlelight vigil to denounce the gang-rape of a nun in...
  • Nadia: Mamata Banerjee faces angry protests over nun gang rape March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Angry over the police's failure to arrest any of the dacoits who gangraped a nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, scores of locals on Monday stopped visiting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy and staged a demonstration seeking action. The nun at the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School in...
  • Woman gets 70 lashes for insulting Saudi man on WhatsApp March 16, 2015

    Jeddah: A 32-year-old woman will receive 70 lashes and have to pay USD 5,332 fine for defaming a Saudi man on an instant messaging application. The woman was found guilty by a criminal court in Eastern Saudi Arabia of tarnishing the reputation of the complainant through WhatsApp, local media said on...