Exploitation

  • Shiv Sena leader arrested on rape charges after victim delivers premature baby September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Shiv Sena leader Vasudev Nambiar has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old school girl for over seven months. The incident came to light after the girl recently delivered a premature baby. She studied in the school run by Nambiar. He allegedly threatened to expel the girl...
  • Colleges take steps to ensure safety after Bangalore student's rape July 26, 2014

    Some schools and colleges in Bangalore have begun taking prohibitive measures after the rape of a six-year-old girl inside her school. Principal of Bishop Cottons College said, "We had an orientation in which we spoke about it. The girls came and told me that they want to hold a protest....
  • Rajasthan: School teacher arrested for sexually assaulting 4 children July 26, 2014

    Bikaner: A government school teacher was arrested on Saturday for sexually assaulting and exploiting four school children in Gajner in Bikaner. Sanjay Sharma (40), posted with government secondary school in Gajner, was arrested after villagers complained that he sexually exploited some boys, who aged between 7 to 8 years. "The accused...
  • Andaman and Nicobar: Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women February 11, 2014

    Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana. The Jarawas are one of the six endangered indigenous tribes of the Islands. "I have directed for a detailed...
  • 97 child labourers working in factories rescued, sent back home January 22, 2014

    "Altogether 97 child labourers hailing from different places of Bihar, who were rescued in Rajasthan returned to Gaya on Tuesday," official sources said. The children, who had been working in different factories in Rajasthan, arrived by a train from Jaipur and were received by officials in Gaya. The news about release...
  • Delhi: Man sets self afire over police exploitation November 10, 2013

    A man set himself ablaze here as he was depressed over continued exploitation of his two sons by two Delhi Police constables, police said Sunday. Uday Chand, 48, set himself afire in south Delhi's Neb Sarai area on Saturday evening after pouring petrol on his body. He was rushed with 85 percent...
  • Odisha: 12 Maoists surrender before police on being harassed by senior ultras October 4, 2013

    Twelve Maoists, including five women, surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Friday. Most of the Maoists, including a couple, belonged to Poplur Dalam and Kalimela Dalam in the Naxal-hit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh told reporters. Muka Madkami of Kanaguda village worked in Kalimela...
  • Rajasthan MLA Udai Lal Anjana booked for rape September 22, 2013

    In more embarrassment to the ruling Congress in poll-bound Rajasthan, a party MLA from the state was today booked for sexual assault just two days after a minister was forced to resign over allegations of rape. Udai Lal Anjana, MLA from Nimbahera in Chittorgarh district, was booked for allegedly sexually exploiting...
  • Bangalore: Korean man accused of sexual exploitation at his orphanage July 25, 2013

    Bangalore: A case of sexual exploitation has been reported in Bangalore where a Dalit girl has alleged that she and several others were repeatedly sexually abused at an orphanage run by a Korean national. She has claimed that the abusers' associate is blackmailing her for sexual favours. "I stayed in...
  • SIT to probe minor girls' sexual exploitation in Kashmir May 28, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday that a special investigating team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the alleged sexual exploitation of four minor girls by a fake "soul healer" in central Kashmir's Badgam district. A police officer told IANS that the SIT would probe the sexual exploitation of...
  • Stop wrecking people's lives and repent, Pope tells mafia May 27, 2013

    Rome: Pope Francis spoke out against mafia organisations exploiting and enslaving people, calling on mafiosi on Sunday to repent in words that recalled an impassioned plea by Pope John Paul II 20 years ago. Speaking off the cuff after his weekly Angelus blessing in St Peter's Square, Francis spoke about the...
  • Kashmir 'preacher' arrested for sexually exploiting minors May 22, 2013

    Srinagar: A self-styled "religious preacher" was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for repeated sexual exploitation of four minor girls at an institute he ran, police said on Tuesday. "Police in Badgam district received a joint complaint by four minor girls who were reading in an institute claiming religious...
  • BJD trying to exploit people's sentiments: Congress April 23, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: With the BJD intensifying its anti-Centre tirade accusing it of neglecting Odisha, opposition Congress on Monday said the ruling party was trying to "exploit" the sentiments of the people by making such allegations. "BJD is simply exploiting the sentiment of people by taking name of special category state status...
  • Karnataka: Eshwarappa in trouble over hate speech April 13, 2013

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa is in trouble for his alleged "hate speech" in the assembly poll-bound state. A criminal case has been filed against him in his home town Shimoga, 280 km north of Bangalore, for a speech that allegedly provokes hatred between communities, a police spokesperson...
  • WB: HC orders CBI probe into death of 3 women at govt shelter February 18, 2013

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has ordered a CBI probe into death of three women at a government shelter for the mentally ill in Gurap. This came after it found the CID probe into the case to be unsatisfactory. The court has ordered compensation to be given to the families...
  • Controversy erupts over Assam tea garden owner's murder January 28, 2013

    Guwahati: There is a controversy surrounding the brutal killing of a tea garden owner and his wife in Tinsukhia in Assam. Family members of the nine arrested in the case have alleged that workers at the plantation were exploited and even physically abused. Mridul Bhattacharjee, the owner of the Konapathar...
  • TN: Trust formed by Nithyananda dissolved October 23, 2012

    Madurai: The senior pontiff of a 1,500-year-old Saivite Mutt, who sacked self-styled controversial godman Nithyananda as his successor, on Sunday said the trust formed jointly by them had been dissolved. "The Madurai Adheenam Trust has been dissolved in the backdrop of HR& CE department stating before the Principal Sub court...
  • Rajasthan: Banasthali students allege sexual abuse October 5, 2012

    Tonk: The students of the Banasthali Vidyapith in Tonk, Rajasthan, took out a protest march on Thursday night after two of their classmates were allegedly sexually abused for over a week. The protesting students said that a class 11 girl and a B. Tech. student were harassed by two outsiders...
  • AP: Men break into govt shelter, abduct women September 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Four women, two from West Bengal and two from Mumbai, were kidnapped from a government-run shelter in Hyderabad on Saturday. Reports indicate that the four women were victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation and were kidnapped earlier this morning from Ramanathaur. The other inmates of the shelter staged a protest asking...
  • Rahul denies allegations in sexual exploitation case July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has denied in the Supreme Court allegations that he had kept a girl and her parents in illegal confinement in Uttar Pradesh. In a counter-affidavit filed in the apex court, Rahul submitted that the allegations made against him were "totally false, frivolous, vexatious and...
  • Is surrogacy leading to exploitation of poor women? June 19, 2012

    India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. What is worse is that most of this fledgling industry is operating unchecked. This brings us to the nagging question - is surrogacy leading to exploitation of poor women? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose took up the question...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 8, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Haryana shelter abuse: Will anyone act? June 8, 2012

    Women and children at a government-aided shelter in Rohtak, Haryana Chief minister Bhupinder Hooda own constituency, have alleged that they have been sexually exploited for years and raped by police officials. ...
  • 'China developing Internet for offensive operations' May 19, 2012

    Washington: China is improving its capacity for operations in cyberspace and developing capabilities to use Internet for offensive operations, the Pentagon said on Friday. "China is investing in not only capabilities to better defend their networks but also they're looking at ways to use cyber for offensive operations," Acting Deputy Assistant...
  • Sushi's blog: A brief history of 'exploitation films' April 19, 2012

    An exploitation film is a film that basically takes a subject and simply exploits it to the maximum - the film's sole purpose is to shock and titillate the audience. ...
  • Kerala girl accuses father of sexual abuse June 20, 2011

    Kochi: Police teams have been sent to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and various parts of Kerala to nab at least 70 persons for alleged sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl in connivance with her father. The action came after the girl revealed to police about her sexual exploitation, by...
  • Andhra tribal women sexually exploited by banker September 16, 2009

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district a nationalised bank employee has sexually exploited tribal women in exchange for loans. The videos of the bank employee Prabhakar exploiting the women have now come to light. The tribal women allege that Prabhakar sought sexual favours from them in return for...
  • Activist fights for Dalit girl's rights, pays hefty price February 16, 2008

    Lucknow: A social activist, Rai was fighting for the rights of a Dalit girl, Santoshi, who was allegedly being sexually exploited by an influential carpet exporter from Bhadoi. However, the family ended up paying a hefty price as their 20-year-old daughter Rachna has now gone missing, allegedly kidnapped on orders...
  • Truth behind beating of school principal June 20, 2007

    Moradabad (UP): Pooja Malik, a former teacher at the Cosmopolitan School in Moradabad, alleges she was sexually harassed by school manager Ganpat Singh in collusion with the principal. “He calls girls for interviews and lures them with cash offers. With the support of school he harasses the girls,” says Pooja. Following the...
  • UP: Sex angle or saffron vendetta? June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena has expelled its workers who were involved in ransacking a school in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, and beating up the female principal. That’s after some girls seeking jobs there accused the school manager of sexual harassment. Was it moral police at its violent best or...