Girls Arrest

  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • Bal Thackeray FB post: Closure report filed December 18, 2012

    Mumbai: A closure report has been filed in the Palghar Facebook case in which two girls were arrested for posting comments about the bandh imposed after Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death. On November 18, police arrested the Palghar girl who posted a comment on her Facebook questioning the shutdown...
  • Last week was like a bad dream, want to forget it: FB post girl November 24, 2012

    The girl who was arrested for posting a Facebook comment criticising the Mumbai shutdown over Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death, has said that she stands by her post. ...
  • Thackeray FB post: I don't regret my status, says girl November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The girl behind the Facebook post on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray finally spoke up for herself on Friday, saying that she did not regret what she wrote but added that what followed afterwards should not have happened. She was joined by her father who said that the family...
  • Thackeray FB post: Police to submit report on girls' arrest today November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The police investigation report in connection with the arrest of two girls over a controversial Facebook post on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is likely to be submitted to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday. The two girls from Palghar were arrested after one of them posted a...
  • Katju writes to Maha CM on arrest of girl for Thackeray FB update November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The reported arrest of a 21-year-old girl over her Facebook status update questioning the shutdown of Mumbai over Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death has drawn flak from former Supreme Court Judge and chairman of Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju who has written to Maharashtra chief minister...
  • Insane to accuse girl of blasphemy: Pakistani daily August 21, 2012

    Islamabad: The blasphemy law has become a death warrant at the hands of mob vigilantism, a Pakistani daily said after an 11-year-old girl afflicted with Down syndrome was accused of blasphemy and sent to jail. In an editorial "Another mad act", Daily Times on Monday cited news reports as saying that...