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  • WB girl ragging case: Visva-Bharati University lodges complaint with police 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A day after the alleged ragging of a girl student was reported from the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, authorities on Saturday lodges a complaint with the police. The girl, a first year Arts student from Sikkim, has accused three students of stripping her. One of the...
  • WB girl ragging: University dismisses father's claims that he was asked to shut the case 6 hours 21 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A day after the alleged ragging of a girl student was reported from the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, the college authorities on Saturday dismissed the girl's father's charges of asking him not to approach the police. The college authorities have dismissed the charges saying that the offenders...
  • Girl-gang members at greater risk of unprotected sex Yesterday

    Young girls who join gangs to find their lost freedom are at a greater risk of unprotected sex with multiple partners and substance abuse, says a new study. Adolescents who have strained relationships with family and community members and have displaced housing may find a sense of belonging with gangs. "Girls with...
  • Smriti Irani asks states for action plan on 'toilets for girls' goal 3 days ago

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday asked states to prepare an action plan for construction of toilets for girls in all government schools by July next year in keeping with the goal set up Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his Independence Day speech, Modi had said that all...
  • Mathura: MP Hema Malini promises all help to abandoned baby 1 week ago

    In Mathura, a two-day-old baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an orphanage. After Network18 aired this story, many people have come forward to offer help. ...
  • CNN-IBN Campaign: 2-day-old baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Two-year-old baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNN-IBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...
  • Mathura: Two-day old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help August 22, 2014

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a two-day old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's wish...
  • A school asked its students what they could have a 100 of and why. This little girl's answer will break your heart August 21, 2014

    On the 100th day of school, the students were asked if they could have 100 of anything, what would it be and why? This poor little girl's answer will break your heart. This shows how much we take our families for granted. ...
  • 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...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • TCS pledges Rs 100 crore for PM's 'Clean India' initiative August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday said that it has pledged Rs 100 crore toward financing hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students across 10,000 schools. TCS will earmark a budget of Rs 100 crore to be spent on this initiative, which will help children,...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence August 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • Fearing being raped by 2 men, teenager commits suicide August 17, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide out of fear of being raped by two men who barged into her house at Thana Kankerkheda area in Meerut, police said on Sunday. According to the girl's family, the incident took place on August 13 when two men barged into the girl's house at...
  • UP police officer held guilty of raping Dalit girl August 14, 2014

    A local court has held a deputy superintendent of police guilty of raping a Dalit girl in Kanpur two years ago. According to a complaint lodged in 2012 by the victim's father with the police, Deputy SP Amarjeet Shahi during his posting in Kanpur had lured his daughter and raped her. Shahi...
  • Bangalore Police records statement of minor domestic help, says she was beaten regularly August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday recorded the statement of 13-year-old domestic help, who was allegedly assaulted by her employers. The girl said that she wasn't fed well by the couple. She also told the police that she was tied up by her employers who had accused her of stealing food....
  • Man arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl August 11, 2014

    A man was arrested in the Bihar capital on Sunday for allegedly raping a minor girl, police said. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said the man - said to be around 25 years old - was arrested following a complaint lodged by relatives of the girl (aged around 12-13...
  • 13-year-old girl employed as domestic help rescued August 8, 2014

    An NGO has freed a girl child labourer, who was employed with a couple working with the Madhya Pradesh Government. The girl was rescued by the NGO Childline in association with State Women and Child Welfare Department. The 13-year-old was forced to work as a domestic help at the residence of Ajit...
  • Body of a 12-year-old girl found lying naked in fields, police suspect murder after rape August 8, 2014

    The naked body of a 12-year-old girl was found lying in a field in a village in Bijnor, police said on Thursday. The girl had gone out into the fields in search of her brother on Thursday morning in Mundala village. When she did not return after long, relatives began a...
  • 15-year-old abducted girl found murdered, police officials suspended over negligence August 7, 2014

    Body of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted along with her sister on July 25 was recovered from Kairana town in Shamli district, following which three police personnel have been suspended for alleged negligence. Two sisters aged 15 and 20, were allegedly abducted by 12 people from Kairana town. While the body...
  • 3 men gangrape 17-year-old Dalit girl repeatedly for 7 months; 1 arrested August 2, 2014

    A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped in Jaunpur repeatedly since last December by three persons, following which one of them has been arrested, police said. The incident came to light on Friday when the girl, a class 12th student, narrated her ordeal to her mother who filed a complaint with...
  • Class XII girl set on fire after she resisted molestation bid July 31, 2014

    A 16-year-old girl died on Thursday after she was allegedly set on fire by three youths, when she resisted their molestation attempt in Sandi area, police said here. The three youths scaled the wall of a house and attempted to molest the victim, a class 12 student, while she was sleeping...
  • Honour killing? 22-year-old girl shot dead by brother over affair July 31, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 22-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by her brother who was opposed to her relationship with a boy in Loee village in Muzaffarnagar. The girl was shot dead by her brother Arshad following heated arguments over the matter on Wednesday, Deputy SP R...
  • Police arrest tenant for raping landlord's 14-year-old daughter July 30, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped for eight months by her tenant in Haridwar district, police said on Wednesday. The accused identified as Vinay was arrested from Jwalapur area of the district yesterday after the victim's mother victim lodged a complaint charging him of raping her daughter for eight months, they...
  • Minor girl freed from clutches of 'tormentor' father July 29, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl was on freed from the clutches of her father, who allegedly assaulted and tortured her regularly. The minor was rescued by an NGO, Child Line, with help from officials of Madhya Pradesh Women and Child Welfare Department. Bhagwandas Sahu, Child Protection Officer of the Department, said they had received...
  • Sex determination tests will be punishable under the National Security Act: Madhya Pradesh government July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government has said that it will take action against sonography centres conducting sex determination tests under the stringent National Security Act. State health minister Narottam Mishra made this announcement in a meeting of the State Supervisory Board on Sex Determination Prohibition Act on Monday. Prenatal sex...
  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested July 29, 2014

    Delhi: Three people, including two minor, have been arrested for the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in the national capital on Tuesday. Five people allegedly gangraped the class X student in the Uttam Nagar in West Delhi when she was on her way to school last week. The girl alleged...
  • Hollywood to remake Vidya Balan's 'Kahaani' as 'Deity' July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan starrer 'Kahaani', which bagged popular awards and was massively appreciated by critics and fans alike, will now be remade in English. Yes, after being remade down South, filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev, who has 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' to his credit, will work on the...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar aims to provide 'meaningful entertainment' again July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Acclaimed filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who has started rolling the cameras for his next movie "Calendar Girls", is hoping he offers purposeful entertainment to film aficionados. "Thanks everyone for d messages & wishes on #CalendarGirls. The endeavor's always to provide meaningful entertainment. Will keep you posted," Bhandarkar tweeted Thursday. The filmmaker, who...