GUWAHATI MOLESTATION

  • Guwahati molestation victim recounts horror, culprits out on bail December 13, 2013

    Guwahati: In July 2012, a young girl was sexually assaulted by a mob on the streets of Guwahati for almost an hour as the city just looked on. Only one man stood up for her. The victim finally broke her silence and recalled her horrific experience. Guwahati, on the banks...
  • Guwahati: Politician, son held for molesting 2 sisters January 12, 2013

    Guwahati: A political leadercumbusinessman was on Saturday arrested by police in the city for harassing and physically assaulting two sisters. Police said Nandlal Kishore Soni, who reportedly claims to be the Shiv Sena chief of Kamrup Metro district, entered a jewellery shop in the Fancy Bazar locality in the afternoon...
  • Court convicts 11 of molesting teenager outside bar in Guwahati December 7, 2012

    While the main accused, Amar Jyoti Kalita, has been jailed for two years, others have been awarded oneyear imprisonment. ...
  • Guwahati molestation: Amar Jyoti Kalita, 10 others convicted December 7, 2012

    Guwahati: Eleven out of the 15 accused in the horrific July 2012 molestation case in Guwahati were convicted by the CJM court on Friday. Those convicted included the prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita who was seen in the footage of the incident, filmed by a local television journalist Gaurav Jyoti...
  • Guwahati molestation case: 13 accused get bail September 12, 2012

    Guwahati: Thirteen persons, accused of molesting a girl outside a bar in Guwahati, have been granted bail by a court. The Kamrup Chief Judicial Magistrate on Tuesday granted bail to Nabajyoti Baruah, Jitumoni Deka, Nabajit Deka, Dipak Deb, Puspendra Das, Dhanraj Basfor, Rubul Ali, Hafizuddin, Sikandar Basfor, Diganta Basumatary, Debo Das,...
  • Guwahati molestation: Last accused surrenders August 18, 2012

    Guwahati: The last accused in Guwahati molestation case of July 9 has surrendered. The police said the last accused in the case, Sikandar Basfore, gave himself up late last evening at Bhangagarh police station here. With this all the 17 accused in the case have been arrested by the police. Basfore...
  • Guwahati molestation case: Kalita sent to jail July 26, 2012

    Guwahati: Amar Jyoti Kalita, prime accused in the molestation of a girl on July 9 outside a pub, was remanded to five days police custody on Thursday. Kalita, who was arrested on July 23 in Varanasi and brought to Guwahati on Wednesday on a transit remand, was on Thursday produced...
  • Guwahati: Kalita likely to be produced in court July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Amar Jyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, is expected to be produced in a court in Guwahati on Thursday. He was nabbed in Varanasi on July 23 after being on the run for 2 weeks. He was handed over to Assam police on transit...
  • Key accused in molestation case brought to Guwahati July 25, 2012

    Guwahati: The prime accused in the July 9 molestation case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, was on Wednesday brought back to Guwahati from Varanasi by a special investigation team of Assam police. Escorted by the police team, Kalita reached Guwahati on a flight from Kolkata at around 6 PM....
  • Guwahati: We dealt with the case firmly, says CM July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that he was "very happy" that all the accused in the Guwahati molestation incident had been arrested. "We have dealt with the case very firmly," he added. Key accused in the case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, was arrested on Monday evening in Varanasi,...
  • Guwahati beast travelled 4 states for safe shelter July 24, 2012

    Guwahati: The man who figured most prominently in the video that went viral showing a mob molesting a teenaged girl in Guwahati was finally arrested after being on the run for two weeks. Amar Jyoti Kalita surrendered on Monday. CNNIBN has traced his movements across the country from the time...
  • News 360: Guwahati accused surrenders July 23, 2012

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  • Guwahati molestation case: Key accused arrested in UP July 23, 2012

    Varanasi/Guwahati: On the run for two weeks, Amar Jyoti Kalita, who was filmed leading a mob of 50 in molesting a young woman in Guwahati, was on Monday arrested in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh following a tipoff from Assam police. Kalita reportedly surrendered at the Banaras Hindu University Police Chowki in...
  • Guwahati: Prime accused Kalita arrested in UP July 23, 2012

    Varanasi/ Guwahati: Amar Jyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, has been arrested in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Kalita reportedly surrendered at the Banaras Hindu University Police Chowki in Varanasi on Tuesday. DIG Varanasi Satish Ganesh said that a man claiming to be Kalita surrendered before the police on...
  • Guwahati: Prime accused caught on CCTV in WB July 23, 2012

    Kolkata: The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, has been traced, according to sources. Sources say that a CCTV camera has captured Kalita in Howrah. The Assam Police is likely to announce a reward for any information on him. Sources say the CCTV footage of Kalita...
  • Govt fails to bring laws to protect women: Karat July 22, 2012

    In the aftermath of the Guwahati molestation incident, CPM leader Brinda Karat criticised the National Commission for Women (NCW) for revealing the name of the victim and mishandling the whole issue. She also said that the government is soft on acting against honour related crimes perhaps because of the vote bank...
  • Chidambaram insensitive on women's issues: Brinda July 22, 2012

    In the aftermath of the Guwahati molestation incident, CPM leader Brinda Karat has blamed Home Minister P Chidambaram for failing to modernise laws for safety of women, saying that he has been so involved in votebank politics as to be insensitive to crimes against women. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's...
  • Guwahati: Reporter in 3day police custody July 21, 2012

    Guwahati: A Guwahati court on Saturday remanded Gaurav Jyoti Neog, the TV channel reporter arrested on the charge of instigating an attack on a teenaged girl who was molested in the capital city of Assam, to three days of police custody. Neog, the reporter of citybased Live News channel, was remanded...
  • Guwahati: Girls should behave, says MP minister July 21, 2012

    Indore: In a reference to the July 10 molestation incident in Guwahati, Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday said that the safety of women and respect accorded to them depended on how well they behaved and the dignity with which they carried themselves. "When we accept traditions in this...
  • Guwahati: TV reporter arrested, booked for insult July 21, 2012

    Guwahati: In a dramatic twist in the Guwahati molestation case, the journalist of NewsLive TV, Gaurav Jyoti Neog, was arrested on Friday evening. Neog was at the spot at the time of the incident and had recorded it. Neog has been booked under 11 counts including intention to insult the modesty...
  • News 360: Masked gunman kills 12 in US theatre July 20, 2012

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  • Journalist who shot Guwahati molestation arrested July 20, 2012

    Guwahati: Gaurav Jyoti Neog, the TV journalist of News Live channel, who allegedly shot the video of the molestation of a girl in Guwahati on July 9, has been arrested. Neog had been accused by Team Anna member Akhil Gogoi of allegedly instigating the mob. The Gauhati High Court on Thursday...
  • Guwahati: Reporter's bail plea of rejected July 20, 2012

    Guwahati: The Gauhati High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail petition of the reporter of a news channel who allegedly shot the video of the molestation of a girl here on July 9. Justice CR Sarma on Thursday rejected the petition of Gaurav Jyoti Neog of News Live channel and...
  • Women's activists demand removal of NCW chairperson July 20, 2012

    Jaipur: Rights activists on Thursday demanded removal of Mamta Sharma from the post of chairperson of National Commission for Women for her alleged insensitive remarks against women. "We demand from the Prime Minister and chairperson of the Congress party the removal of Mamata Sharma because never has the dignity of the...
  • Guwahati: Gogoi denies pressure on News Live July 19, 2012

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday asked a citybased news channel to clarify remarks made by its former editorinchief that there was pressure from him to resign over the coverage of the molestation of a girl near a pub in Guwahati. "There was no pressure from me on News...
  • Punish bystanders in Guwahati molestation: NCW July 18, 2012

    Guwahati: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday sought action against bystanders in the Guwahati molestation case. It has also recommended CCTV cameras and special police pickets with women constables outside all pubs in Guwahati. NCW Chairperson Mamata Sharma, along with Nirmala Samant Prabhavalkar, Member of National Commission for Women,...
  • Guwahati: NCW an extension of the government? July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Serious questions are being raised on the functioning of the National Commission for Women after its blunder of revealing the victim's name in the Guwahati molestation case, and on the many political appointments. They are supposed to be the protectors, but Alka Lamba, sacked member of the NCW...
  • Guwahati shame: Activists demand NCW restructure July 18, 2012

    Guwahati: The Congress has admitted to CNNIBN that Alka Lamba committed a grave mistake by revealing the Guwahati molestation victim's name. Activists and politicians alike are now demanding that the National Commission for Women (NCW) be reconstituted and laws be changed for dealing with molestation victims. Speaking to CNNIBN, Congress...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 17, 2012

    Blame game continues over Guwahati molestation case. Mamata Banerjee decides to back Pranab Mukherjee in presidential elections. ...
  • Assam molestation: Has the victim's dignity been compromised? July 17, 2012

    The NCW blames the police for responding late while CM Tarun Gogoi slams mediapersons for not calling the police on time. ...