Mentally

  • Man arrested for raping mentally challenged girl June 9, 2014

    Namakkal: A man was on Monday arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl here, police said. Ramesh had taken the girl to his house and allegedly raped her on Sunday night. The girl's mother lodged a complaint with police following which a case was registered under the Protection...
  • 'Crab mentality' of rivals hindering growth of north Bengal: Mamata Banerjee June 4, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that 'crab mentality' among political rivals was affecting growth and development of north Bengal which could be exploited for tourism because of its natural beauty. "There are several countries which thrive on tourism alone. We have so much natural beauty, but owing...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Pilots' mental health a concern March 24, 2014

    Dallas: Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem? With no answers yet in the disappearance of Malaysia...
  • Delhi govt files affidavit against Bhullar's death penalty February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing terror attack convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty. "The government is opposed to giving death penalty to Bhullar as he is suffering from mental illness," the affidavit read. The Delhi government added that the judgement...
  • SC commutes death penalty of 15 convicts due to delay, mental illness January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In a landmark and significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The apex court said the death penalty can be commuted when there is an inordinate and inexplicable delay in deciding the mercy...
  • 30-year-old mentally challenged son kills father with a brick January 6, 2014

    A mentally challenged son allegedly killed his father by hitting him with a brick in Barauli area in Kanpur, the police said on Monday. A resident of Barauli, Shayam Manohar (55), who works as a carpenter, on Sunday, had a fight with his 30-year-old mentally challenged son Dipu. After the fight, Dipu left the house. Manohar...
  • Shyam Rajak booked for causing mental harassment to a Doordarshan employee December 6, 2013

    A case has been lodged against Bihar minister Shyam Rajak for mental harassment of a woman staff of a media organisation prompting the opposition on Friday to seek his resignation but the minister rubbished it as a "political conspiracy." An FIR has been lodged with Sashtri Nagar police station of the...
  • Bihar: Police tie, drag mentally-challenged man on the streets October 24, 2013

    In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged and injured man was tied and then dragged mercilessly on the streets of Purnia in Bihar by some Government Railway Police officials. The man identified as 40-year-old Gyanendra Choudhary, a native of Nepal, was injured while crossing the railway tracks and had been admitted to...
  • Five arrested for gangraping mentally challenged woman October 16, 2013

    Rajkot: A 20-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly gangraped by six persons for three days, police said on Wednesday. The woman, living in Mafatiya Para area of the city with her parents, was missing since October 13. She was found in a dilapidated house near the area Tuesday, where she had...
  • UP man gets death sentence for rape, murder of mentally retarded minor girl October 2, 2013

    A local court on Tuesday handed down capital punishment to a man for the rape and murder of a mentally-retarded minor girl in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan early this year. The District and Sessions Judge pronounced the death sentence to Manoj Singh in less seven month of trial at Rajsamand district...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's lawyer Jethmalani says girl is mentally unstable September 16, 2013

    Jodhpur: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who is defending self-proclaimed godman Asaram in a sexual assault case, on Monday said the minor girl is mentally unstable. Asaram is accused of allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in his Jodhpur ashram. Meanwhile, the judicial custody of Asaram has been extended for another 14...
  • Kerala: Mother held for injuring 9-month-old daughter September 12, 2013

    A 23-year-old woman has been arrested for injuring her nine-month-old baby girl by piercing a pen into the infant's private parts "to take revenge on her estranged partner." Police said the child was admitted to the SAT hospital in Thiruvananthapuram with heavy bleeding on August 24. Hospital authorities informed police as...
  • Two arrested for sexually exploiting mentally challenged girls September 5, 2013

    Jammu: Director of a shelter for mentally challenged children and a guard have been arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting five girl inmates of the home Jammu, police said on Thursday. "A director and a guard of a home for mentally-challenged children have been arrested on charges of sexually abusing five girl...
  • Ward boy, security guard rape 30-year-old mentally challenged woman; arrested September 2, 2013

    In a shocking incident, a mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a ward boy and a security guard in the lift of a municipal hospital at Bhosari near Pune, police said on Monday. Both the accused have been arrested. The 30-year-old woman, who is also speech impaired, had been admitted...
  • New mental health care bill to decriminalise suicide August 21, 2013

    The new mental health care bill, which seeks to decriminalise suicide and makes access to affordable mental health care a right for all, was introduced in Rajya Sabha this week. For the first time in the history of criminal law reform in the country, Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 seeks to...
  • Man rapes mentally challenged teenage girl August 19, 2013

    A 13-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Ghunghter area of the district, police said on Monday. The accused, Vijay Yadav, allegedly raped the girl on Sunday after luring her to a secluded place in the village, they said. On complaint of the victim's mother, police registered...
  • Unable to afford treatment, family chains mentally sick boy for 8 years August 8, 2013

    A 12-year-old mentally challenged boy in Rajasthan has been fettered with chains and ropes in his house for eight years as the family cannot afford his treatment, his father said on Thursday. For all these years, Pankaj Meghwal, a resident of Sigada village near Mandawa town in Jhunjhunu district, some 200...
  • Ram Charan gets a new admirer in Salman Khan July 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is shooting for 'Mental' here, paid a visit to the sets of upcoming Telugu action-drama 'Yevadu' here. He bonded with the film's lead actor Ram Charan Teja and even appreciated some of his dance moves. Salman visited the sets Tuesday. "Salman and Charan spent quality time...
  • Is Venkatesh keen to team up with Salman Khan? July 7, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Venkatesh Daggubati, who was recently seen bonding with Salman Khan here, reportedly wants to work with the Bollywood star in a Hindi film soon. While Venkatesh has been shooting for Telugu remake of 'Bol Bachchan' in Hyderabad, Salman is busy shooting for 'Mental' in the city. "Salman and Venkatesh...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Three cops arrested for gangrape July 4, 2013

    Shimla: Three policemen were arrested Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town for gangraping a 32-year-old mentally challenged woman and daughter of a former police official, an official said. The accused took the victim to a house and allegedly raped her on Tuesday, Superintendent of Police RS Negi told IANS. Accused Man Singh,...
  • Alarming rise in new psychoactive substances, says UN June 29, 2013

    United Nations: The use of prescription drugs and so-called "designer drugs" are proliferating at an alarming rate, posing threats to public health, a UN report has said. While there has been a decline in the use of traditional drugs such as heroin and cocaine in some parts of the world,...
  • Anti-drug group urges British fashion chain to drop Rihanna June 29, 2013

    London: An anti-drug group has called in River Island's bosses to stop working with Rihanna after the 'Umbrella' hitmaker posted pictures smoking giant rolled-up cigarettes, which appeared to be marijuana. The campaigners are concerned about children, who see pop star Rihanna as a role model. Lucy Dawe of the Cannabis...
  • Still need to take a call if 'Mental' will be made in 3D: Sohail June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Grapevine was abuzz with news that Salman Khan-starrer 'Mental' will be made in 3D. But if director Sohail Khan is to be believed, the reports appear premature and misguided. "We are shooting the film in 2D. Some technicians in our crew have suggested that we do some 3D portions. First,...
  • Sohail Khan to make a film on Fearless Nadia? June 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Sohail Khan has been offered a chance to make a film on Fearless Nadia, the queen of stunts, but he would tackle the biopic only if and when his producers get the approval from the family of the legendary actress. "I'll take up this project only if all the necessary...
  • Balanced lifestyle will help fight depression: Dr Sameer Malhotra June 4, 2013

    Depression has become a part and parcel of a modern man or woman's life, often driving some to the point of committing suicide. So how do we fight it? Dr Sameer Malhotra, head of the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Max Healthcare joined IBNLive readers on the...
  • Aussie players have animal mentality: Gower warns England players June 4, 2013

    London: Former England captain David Gower wound up the tension ahead of the forthcoming Ashes by labelling Australia as a country with no culture, accusing their cricketers of an "animal mentality" and warning of "feral" crowds Down Under. Gower's remarks came ahead of the first of several meetings between the old...
  • IBN Newroom Buzz: Amrita Tripathi on Jiah Khan's death and growing number of suicides in India June 4, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi talks about the growing number of suicides and the medical help available for mental health in India. ...
  • Hope Sana's life returns to normal, says Sohail Khan May 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sana Khan is reportedly in hiding after getting embroiled in a controversy surrounding an alleged kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl, but her absence won't affect the shooting of Salman Khan starrer 'Mental'. Sohail Khan, who is producing-directing 'Mental', said: "I read about Sana just as you did. I am...
  • Salman Khan: Why would Sana kidnap a 15 year old? May 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Sana Khan, who is playing the female lead in Salman Khan starrer 'Mental', is declared absconding after she was charged with alleged attempted abduction of a 15-year-old girl for rejecting her cousin's marriage proposal, police said on Friday. Now, Bollywood actor Salman Khan has expressed his grief over...
  • Sana Khan charged with attempted kidnapping of a girl, goes missing May 25, 2013

    Navi Mumbai: Actress Sana Khan, who is playing the female lead in Salman Khan starrer 'Mental', has been declared absconding after she was charged with alleged attempted abduction of a 15-year-old girl for rejecting her cousin's marriage proposal, police said today. Navi Mumbai police have...