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  • When will suggestions on women safety be implemented: HC asks Maharashtra government October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought to know from Maharashtra government as to when would it implement all the recommendations of the Justice (retd) CS Dharmadhikari committee on measures to ensure safety of women. The High Court was informed that 109 recommendations of the...
  • Baby Twisha needs help, millions devastated in J&K: Can we show more concern? October 21, 2014

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • Watch: Baby Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi for help October 21, 2014

    Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but they haven't been successful. Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi to come forward and help and shower his blessing on baby...
  • Google India launches new campaign to help women get online September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Search giant Google on Tuesday launched a new social campaign in association with Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar's initiative MARD, to increase internet literacy among women in the country. Google India had first time launched a 'digital literacy' initiative campaign called 'Helping Women Get Online' (HWGO) in collaboration with Intel, HUL...
  • Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A help desk will be set up in each of the police station in Telangana to assist women in distress. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma on Thursday announced setting up of 'Woman Help Desks' in police stations across the State. The DGP made the announcement after a meeting of...
  • For traumatised Iraqi refugees, psychological aid first September 14, 2014

    Zakho: Fourteenyearold Yusra wipes away a tear before laying her head on the shoulder of aid worker Parzhin, after facing up to her fears and telling her story. Yusra and her Yazidi family were forced to seek refuge in Zakho, a town in northern Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, after fleeing a...
  • Stigma bars mentally ill from seeking care September 7, 2014

    Washington: While stigma is one of the many factors that may influence care seeking, it is one that has profound effects for those who suffer from mental illness, says a study. The desire to avoid public stigma causes individuals to drop out of treatment or avoid it entirely for fear of...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh assures all help to floodhit J&K, cancels visit September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir and assured Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of all necessary help for relief operations even as inclement weather forced him to cancel his visit to border areas in the state. The Home...
  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for illtreating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13yearold domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...
  • 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 13yearold 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....
  • FIR filed against Bangalore couple for assaulting minor domestic help August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: An FIR was filed on Sunday against the Bangalore couple that was arrested on Saturday for brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help. Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), chairperson Umesh Aradhya said, "We have filed an FIR against the couple." Aradhya also said that they are trying...
  • Bangalore: Child labour is the bigger crime, says NCW chairperson August 10, 2014

    In connection with brutal assault of minor domestic help, the National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma on Sunday said, "it is shocking that an educated couple was involved in this. Here, child labour is the bigger crime. This must be treated like a murder case so that it acts...
  • Bangalore: Minor is conscious and alert, says doctor August 10, 2014

    A couple was arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. HoD of Paediatric Department Gangadhar Belavadi said, " she is being treated for two fresh injuries....
  • Bangalore: Couple brutally assaults minor domestic help, arrested August 9, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple has been arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13yearold domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. The girl is on life support and police reported that her condition is critical. The...
  • 13yearold 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 13yearold was forced to work as a domestic help at the residence of Ajit...
  • Jyoti murder case: 'Piyush was also involved with domestic help' August 7, 2014

    The woman friend of Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and an accused in the murder of his 28yearold wife Jyoti Dasani, on Wednesday told police that he was also involved in a relationship with a domestic help. The woman friend was questioned today during a sixhour...
  • 30 minutes: Story of the Indian blue collar workers August 2, 2014

    The Indian blue collar workers have been working in the Middle East as domestic help with no one to listen to their grievances. Popularly known as 3D workers they work as truck drivers, construction workers and so on. According to the report presented by the Reserve Bank of India 70...
  • Health Minister to meet Arian's father today to discuss his medical condition July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan will be meeting father of 12yearold Arian on Friday, who is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called the Hunter syndrome. This is the second meet between the Health Minister and Arian's family who have been receiving help from many all around the world as...
  • OIC appeals for urgent help to Gaza July 15, 2014

    Jeddah: Iyad Ameen Madani, secretarygeneral of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), has made an urgent appeal for all forms of support and relief to the Palestinian people, particularly immediate medical relief for the Gaza Strip. Madani made the appeal Monday to OIC member states and all humanitarian organsations within...
  • 3 men allegedly gangrape 25yearold maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25yearold maid was allegedly gangraped by three youth under Azad Chowk police station area of Raipur, the police said. The accused Tarun Nand (35), Chakrasena alias Chakro (25) and Ajay Sona (26), all residents of Ramkund locality, have been arrested for sexually assaulting the girl based on her complaint on...
  • Bangalore worst for the elderly, Delhi best June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Asia's Information Technology (IT) capital Bangalore is the worst place for the elderly people. According to a survey conducted by an NGO 'Help Age' India, the highest number of atrocities are committed against the aged people in Bangalore. Sadly, most of the perpetrators are sons and daughtersinlaw. The 'Help...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help January 14, 2014

    Rajkot: In a generous gift for 40 years of service in Gujarat, a Congress worker, Gajraj Sinh Jadeja, in Rajkot gave away property worth Rs 600 crore to his domestic help. The man who died in September 2013 wrote a will leaving all his property to his help. The will...
  • Bihar government approves loan at 4 per cent interest to women selfhelp groups December 18, 2013

    In a decision aimed at empowering women, the state government on Wednesday approved a proposal providing loans at four per cent rate of interest to SelfHelp Groups (SHGs) in Bihar, an official said. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar,...
  • BSP MP denied bail in maid's murder case November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, was on Friday denied bail by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma had on Thursday reserved order on Dhananjay's bail application after hearing arguments from the counsel for...
  • Domestic help murder case: Delhi police opposes BSP MP's bail, court reserves order November 28, 2013

    The Delhi police on Thursday opposed in a court here the bail plea of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, saying he had incited his spouse to carry out the "illegal activities" of beating the servants. The police...
  • Centre assures all help to Andhra, Odisha for cyclone 'Lehar' November 27, 2013

    As cyclone 'Lehar' approaches eastern coastline, the Centre has assured all help to Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to deal with the situation and sent National Disaster Response Force personnel to help the local authorities. Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami reviewed the situation arising out of the approaching cyclone with National Disaster...
  • AarushiHemraj murders: How Talwars' domestic helps faced the brunt November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the much anticipated verdict in the AarushiHemraj double murder case, CNNIBN takes a look at the domestic helps who were initially charged with the crime but were given a clean chit by the CBI later. Even though the CBI's closure report gave them a clean chit,...
  • No home for housemaids: We have failed them November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: I was browsing through some of the blogs which came up on my timeline when I stumbled upon one which read A woman is not a woman's worst enemy. Patriarchy is. To be honest I didn't end up reading the whole post but the title somehow got...
  • Delhi: NRI woman arrested for torturing maid, beaten with iron rods November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of torture of domestic help, a 30yearold maid was allegedly beaten with hot iron rods and dogs were let loose on her by her NRI employer, who has been arrested. Umarwati (30) was employed by 45yearold NRI Arti Jain, residing in Mayur Vihar Phase1, four...
  • Now, a rape case against BSP MP who was arrested in maid murder case November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to the troubles for BSP MP Dhananjay Singh. A 42yearold married woman has now alleged that the MP raped her and has filed a case against him. The MP from UP's Jaunpur is already in police custody in the case of the murder of his...