Hostels

  • JNUSU polls result likely to be announced today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The result for students' union polls of Jawaharlal Nehru University are expected to be announced on Sunday. More than 54 per cent students exercised their franchise in the students' union polls of JNU, where women's safety and hostel facilities surfaced as the key issues. While seven candidates from major...
  • Rebuked for using mobile phones, two girls commit suicide 2 days ago

    Agartala: Two teenage girls committed suicide after their hostel superintendent and parents rebuked them for using mobile phones, police said on Saturday. Three class 10 girls of the Takarjala higher secondary school in Western Tripura were reprimanded for secretly using mobile phones which is against the hostel norms, police said. "After being...
  • Odisha: 1 dead, over 20 students fall ill after consuming food August 31, 2014

    Nayagarh: A girl student died on Sunday and over 20 other inmates of a government-run hostel for tribal girls in Odisha's Nayagarh district fell ill after consuming food at the residential school, officials said. The inmates complained of nausea, vomiting, loose motion and fever after taking dinner last night at the...
  • Tamil Nadu government frames new guidelines for running women hostels June 26, 2014

    Chennai: Taking a strong view of the recent incident of rape of two minor girls, Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced new guidelines for running hostels to ensure safety and security for girl students, teenage girls and working women across the state. The new guidelines makes it mandatory for hostels...
  • 17-year-old girl raped by engineering student in hostel room May 3, 2014

    A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an engineering student in his hostel room in Dadabari police station area of the city, police said on Saturday. The victim has alleged in her complaint that she was raped by the accused on April 18, who took her to his hostel room, SHO...
  • Keanu Reeves to star in Eli Roth's psychosexual thriller 'Knock Knock' April 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Keanu Reeves has joined the cast of Eli Roth's upcoming psychosexual thriller 'Knock Knock'. The actor will star in the lead role and he will also serve as executive producer on the project, which enters production later this month, reports digitalspy.co.uk. According to Deadline, filming on the movie will...
  • Raman Singh government calls for regular inspection of girls' hostels March 27, 2014

    Chhattisgarh government has directed for regular inspection of all residential schools and hostels for girls, in the view of cases of sexual exploitation of minor inmates coming to light from such places. In a circular to district collectors, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has said it is regrettable that even after constituting...
  • CJ Show: Holi celebrations in Delhi University March 24, 2014

    Resident students at Delhi University celebrate Holi in the campus. These pictures were sent by CJ Rabiya Bashir. ...
  • Kashmiri student falls from hostel building, dies March 14, 2014

    A 17-year-old Kashmiri student allegedly fell to death from his school hostel building under mysterious circumstances in Kavi Nagar area here. The student, identified as Mohammed Safi, was studying in Class 11 in Kendriya Vidyalaya in Kamla Nehru Nagar of Ghaziabad. His father, an Army man, lives with his family in Leh...
  • Husband of girls' hostel superintendent molests 2 inmates, wife hushes up case March 10, 2014

    Superintendent of a girls' hostel in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district has been arrested in connection with alleged molestation of two minor inmates, police said on Sunday. The in-charge collector of the district Kartikeya Goel said that Neeta Nag, who is superintendent of the hostel located at Dhanora village has been detained, while...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Tutor allegedly accused of raping 11 minor tribal girls January 4, 2014

    Eleven minor tribal girls residing in a students' hostel run by an NGO in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, have alleged sexual assault by their tutor for the past five months, police said on Saturday. According to Nalgonda Superintendent of Police T Prabhakar Rao, a case was yesterday registered against accused...
  • 12 things only hostel life can teach you December 29, 2013

    There are many things that you learn in school and college, but the true learning experience comes from leading a hostel life. Be it being on your own or meeting all kinds of people and learning to adjust with them, hostel life makes a huge contribution in bringing out the...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi's bail rejected September 12, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram's aide and Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi's anticipatory bail plea has been rejected by Jodhpur sessions court on Thursday. She is believed to have played a crucial role in taking the girl who has accused Asaram of sexual assault from the hostel to Asaram's ashram, where the...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi denies knowing him September 11, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi on Wednesday denied knowing him. She also moved Jodhpur sessions court for anticipatory bail. Police had claimed that Shilpi allegedly fed the victim stories about ghosts and spirits to lure her away. She has been absconding since August 29. Asaram, accused of sexually...
  • West Siang: Hostel warden who raped girls for 3 years gets police remand August 29, 2013

    The hostel warden-cum-teacher, who allegedly raped 14 minor girls of a private school, was on Thursday remanded to police custody while IGP Garima Gupta rushed to Likabali area in West Siang district following mounting tension in the area. Vipin Wisvan, who allegedly raped the girls for the past three years, was produced...
  • Arunachal Pradesh school hostel warden arrested for raping 14 girls August 28, 2013

    A shocking case of rape of 14 minor girls allegedly by the hostel warden of a private school in Likabai in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has come to light after a few students reported the matter to police. The rape of the girls in the age group of 4...
  • Govt to use CSR budgets to build student hostels in Naxal-hit areas August 8, 2013

    Chhattisgarh government has planned to construct hostels for students in Naxal-affected areas through public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, using the Corporate Social Responsibility budgets of corporates. The hostels will be built using the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of industries operating in Chhattisgarh, Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste Development Minister Kedar Kashyap said in Raipur...
  • News briefs: Patna University extends hostel allotment date August 3, 2013

    The final date of hostel allotment for the girls’ hostel of Patna University has been extended to August 24. The hostel rooms are still being allocated to the senior students. The first year students will be allotted hostel rooms after this. Rooms are allotted in Ganga Hostel, Mother Teresa Hostel,...
  • AMU withdraws 'unofficial' dress code diktat for hostel girls July 27, 2013

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University on Saturday withdrew a decision on the dress code of hostel girls saying it was 'unofficial'. The provost of the girl's hostel, Dr Ghazala Parveen, had earlier issued a list of dos and don'ts for the girl students. The girls were asked to wear proper and...
  • AMU withdraws 'advisory' on hostel girls' dress code July 27, 2013

    Aligarh Muslim University on Saturday morning withdrew its 'advisory' on hostel girls wherein the residents of Abdullah Hall were asked to wear ‘decent looking dresses, both in and outside the campus’. The prestigious university had issued a list of dos and don’ts to the 1300 girls residing in various hostels in the...
  • Rajasthan: Owner of a girls hostel installs CCTVs near toilets, booked June 8, 2013

    Bharatpur: The woman owner of the girls' hostel, where CCTV cameras were found installed near three toilets, has been booked and the building was sealed by police. Shalu Satija, aged around 30 years, was booked under section 354 of IPC (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage...
  • TN: Man arrested for obscene dance near college hostel May 18, 2013

    Tuticorin: A 33-year old man was arrested on Saturday for alleged indecent and obscene acts near the government nursing college hostel. The accused had scaled the compound wall of the hostel and stripped himself before dancing, shocking the students, police said. He was arrested on a complaint by the Resident Doctor...
  • Jaipur: School warden threatened me, says teen April 30, 2013

    Jaipur: A 35-year-old hostel warden in a Jaipur school for visually impaired children has been accused of seeking sexual favours from a 15-year-old student. He has also been accused of harassing the girl who is the daughter of the school's sanitation worker and threatening her with expulsion. While school authorities...
  • AP: Government to implement sub-plan for SCs and STs April 22, 2013

    Rajahmundry: Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday night said Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 400 crore will be spent this year for infrastructure and water works in localities were SCs and STs stay. He also announced that in order to provide better education facilities for students completing...
  • SRPF personnel makes obscene gestures at girls, arrested March 25, 2013

    Nashik: An SRPF personnel was arrested for allegedly making obscene gestures at girls residing in a hostel in Dhule district, police said on Monday. Bhooshan Phulpagare (29), a personnel with the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF), made some vulgar gestures at girls staying in a government tribal hostel at Devpur...
  • Engineering student found murdered in hostel room March 12, 2013

    Faridabad: A final year engineering student on Monday was found murdered in a hostel room in Faridabad. Angry over the incident, students of the college held demonstrations and blocked the national highway 2. The student, Akaash, was living as a paying guest in Sector-8 area of Faridabad, and last night he...
  • Pharmacology student commits suicide in hostel March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old pharmacology student was found dead in her hostel room in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday, police said. They suspect it to be a case of suicide. Kirti Gokhar, pursuing her post-graduation, had consumed a poisonous substance, according to a medical report, police...
  • Chhattisgarh: Teacher, watchman held for raping girls January 7, 2013

    Raipur: Two persons, including a teacher, have been arrested for allegedly raping minor inmates of a government-run residential school for tribal girls in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday. Accused Mannu Ram Gota, 24, a contractual teacher, was arrested on Sunday night from forest area of Narharpur, Superintendent of...
  • Chhattisgarh: Tribal girls allegedly raped in a hostel January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In the latest addition to horrific rape stories, tribal girls were allegedly raped over a period of time in a school hostel in Narharpur, Chattisgarh. While a hostel peon has been arrested, a school teacher who was also allegedly involved in the crime has been absconding. A high-level probe...
  • Delhi Metro to set up hostel for its women staff December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will soon have a working women's hostel for its staff staying alone in the capital, a move that comes in the backdrop of the brutal gangrape and assault of a 23-year-old paramedical student. The new age transport system has also cancelled the annual celebrations at the...