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  • Section 66A made us feel like criminals, says victim of IT Act 5 days ago

    The Supreme Court quashed Section 66A of the IT Act calling it untenable and unconstitutional. Two girls - Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivasan - were arrested in Palghar in Thane district of Maharashtra as one of them posted a comment against the shutdown in Mumbai following Shiv Sena leader Bal...
  • Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court 1 week 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...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls March 20, 2015

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • 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,...
  • Gulshan Devaiah on his character in 'Hunterrr' : I told the director that it has to be like what Amol Palekar played in the 70s March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Having been a part of ensemble casts in most of his on-screen outings, actor Gulshan Devaiah has finally stepped into the territory of a protagonist for the first time in his upcoming film "Hunterrr". The 36-year-old actor has not just landed the lead role but also a chance to...
  • Ryan Gosling dismisses 'Hey Girl,' discusses new film at SXSW March 15, 2015

    Austin, Texas: With a drop of a microphone, Ryan Gosling dispelled his Internet infamy, saying he had never once uttered the phrase, 'Hey Girl,' which has made him a viral phenomenon. "I understand if you're in a movie and you say something like 'I'll be back,' you own that. But I...
  • Bengaluru: Police officer beats her daughter blue and black, kicks her in groin for having an affair March 13, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a shocking incident in Bengaluru, a father was seen beating his 25-year-old daughter brutally on the streets for having an affair. At least 50 people witnessed the incident but no one interfered or called the police. The incident was highlighted by a witness Nivedita, who along with her...
  • Agra: Man who allegedly got drunk, harassed girls, beaten to death by mob March 13, 2015

    Agra: A man accused of getting drunk and misbehaving with girls was dragged out of his house by a mob and thrashed in Agra. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified to as Jeetu and post-mortem is being conducted. An eyewitness said,...
  • These Pakistani Bieber fans sing 'Baby' in the streets and it is just next level March 10, 2015

    Bieber fans, or 'Beliebers' can be found all around the world. But few of them are as majorly talented. These street singers from Pakistan sing the hit Bieber song 'Baby' and man, are they good! The had the perfect accent and they hit all the right notes. I'm no Bieber...
  • Delhi: Woman strangles her 3 daughters, attempts suicide March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old woman allegedly strangled her three minor daughters to death and then tried to commit suicide near her residence in south east Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar area on Monday evening. A PCR call was received 8:30 PM at Ambedkar Nagar police station regarding the incident from a neighbour. "On reaching...
  • Cate Blanchett, Andrew Upton adopt baby girl March 9, 2015

    Actress Cate Blanchett has a new member in her family. People reports that Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton recently adopted a girl. Edith Upton is the first daughter for the couple. The pair already have three sons. ...
  • Evil of female foeticide needs to be eradicated: Smriti Irani March 9, 2015

    Raipur: Strongly denouncing the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday stressed that people need to change their mindset towards women. "It is an irony that we worship goddess Maa Durga for nine days during Navratri, but the evil of female foeticide is still...
  • 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' scheme launched in Haryana March 8, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a scheme for girl child - 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' - with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state. The scheme was announced at a state-level function on the occasion of International Women's...
  • Udaipur: 9 months of legal battle ends for single mother, adopts 2nd girl child March 8, 2015

    Udaipur: After months of despair, Joint Director of the Pension Department in Udaipur adopted her second daughter. The High Court gave her permission to adopt a second girl child after the trial court turned it down. Pension Department Joint Director Darshana Gupta said, "When the trial court turned down my...
  • Kerala: Gender bias in engineering college, female students demand to extend curfew timing March 8, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The nation is debating about the mindset of men and how many think that women should not be out after dusk. Here is a group of female students from the prestigious College of Engineering Trivandrum, standing up for their rights and asking authorities to extent their curfew time in...
  • Ahmedabad: Security guard rapes minor girl, arrested March 7, 2015

    A security guard has been arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a minor girl in Ahmedabad. The survivor has been admitted to hospital with grievous internal injuries. The accused is one Kaushal Chouhan, a resident of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • Eddie Redmayne's new film 'Danish Girl' to release in November March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne's upcoming film 'The Danish Girl' will release on November 27 this year.The film, directed by Tom Hooper, also stars actress Alicia Vikander. It will open in exclusive engagements in New York and Los Angeles, reported Variety. 'The Danish Girl' is based on the novel of...
  • Watch: Re-defining gender stereotypes March 3, 2015

    A young professional who describes herself as a tomboy puts up her own matrimonial ad that seeks non-stereotypical men while a group of design students come out with a poster that takes a dig at good girls. ...
  • Gurgaon: Foetus of baby girl found dumped in garbage yard March 2, 2015

    Gurgaon: The foetus of a baby girl was found in an open dump yard in Gurgaon on February 25. A boy playing nearby saw pigs carrying the foetus in their mouth and made a video. In the video, the pigs roaming around the dump yard can be seen holding the foetus...
  • Check out Eddie Redmayne's first look from his upcoming movie 'The Danish Girl' where he plays a transgender artist February 28, 2015

    Eddie Redmayne who won the best actor Oscar for his performance as Stephen Hawking in 'The Theory of Everything', is undergoing another transformation for his latest film 'The Danish Girl'.The first look at Redmayne's portrayal of transgender artist Lili Elbe in the film has been released.Born as Einar Wegener, the...
  • Coimbatore: Girl enacts fake abduction to get sympathy of lover February 25, 2015

    Coimbatore: A 16-year-old girl enacted a drama claiming that a four-member gang had kidnapped her, tonsured her head and dumped her in a bush to get sympathy of her lover who was not in touch with her now, police said. The truth came out when police questioned her on Tuesday. Passersby, who...
  • Watch: 7 things you probably didn't know about 'Mean Girls' February 24, 2015

    Can you believe it? It has been eleven years since 'Mean Girls' was released. I mean, that is like, so fetch!Nope.Eleven years, and we still can't make 'fetch' happen. But anyway, 'Mean Girls' in spite of being a teen movie has turned into something of a cult classic in the...
  • All have a role in the 'fight against Islamist extremist terror': David Cameron February 22, 2015

    "It is deeply concerning and obviously our authorities will do everything we can to help these girls but it does make a broader point which is the fight against Islamist terror is not just one that we can wage by the police and border control. It needs every school, every...
  • Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto launch Girl Rising India campaign in Los Angeles February 22, 2015

    Washington: At a star-studded show, Indian actress Freida Pinto and Priyanka Chopra launched a new campaign 'Girl Rising India' campaign which is aimed at changing the lives of girls across the country. Through powerful storytelling and visible advocacy, Girl Rising's India campaign is designed to spark grassroot, community-led change for girls,...
  • An 'Ideal Boy' or a 'Bad Girl'; Find out what you are! February 19, 2015

    We have always heard of vague unwritten rules about what makes you a good boy or a bad boy. Be it from parents or teachers, we are always give a huge pile of Dos and Don'ts that we lose track of. Well worry no more! These two photos have been...
  • Delhi: Man held guilty of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A local court has held a man guilty of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child, relying on testimonies of the victim and her mother. Additional Sessions Judge Vikas Dhull convicted Raju Ansari for the offence under section 10 (aggravated sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)...
  • Bengaluru: Man arrested for trying to molest minor girl February 14, 2015

    Bengaluru: One person was arrested on Saturday, for allegedly trying to molest a minor girl in RT Nagar Police station limits. "This person tried to undress a 10-year-old girl. Immediately, he was caught and police were informed," TR Suresh, DCP North Bengaluru. Suresh said he has been booked under the Protection of...
  • Spice Girls to reunite at Geri Halliwell's wedding February 14, 2015

    London: Former Spice Girls - Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Mel C, Victoria Beckham and Emma Bunton, will reportedly get together for the first time in over two years at Halliwell's forthcoming wedding. According to a source, Halliwell will marry Formula 1 team Red Bull boss Christian Horner in May and all...
  • 'Gone Girl' role would be every actress' dream: Rosamund Pike February 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Rosamund Pike feels that the character she played in the psychological thriller film 'Gone Girl' was an actress' "dream". The 36-year-old, who played Amy Dunne in the 2014 film, says the role that she played is "very empowering", reports femalefirst.co.uk. "There's no actress who wouldn't dream of a character like...
  • Tamil actress Eden Kuriakose is excited about working in an all-women thriller 'Ini Varum Naatkal' February 4, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Eden Kuriakose, who was last seen in Tamil horror 'Irruku Aana Illa', is excited about working in all-women Tamil-Malayalam bilingual 'Ini Varum Naatkal'. The film is titled 'Girls' in Malayalam. "The film features only female artists for the first time in Indian cinema. It's a thriller about what happens...