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  • Over Rs 4800 crore released as scholarships to minority students says Smriti Irani 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The government on Monday said it has released Rs 4,860.50 crore funds as sholarships to students belonging to minority community in three years including the current fiscal. During the period, Rs 2,812.02 crore funds were released under the pre-matric, Rs 1,309.91 crore under the post-matric and Rs...
  • Modi reaches out to Christians: Has PM Modi sent the strongest message to fringe elements February 17, 2015

    At a function celebrating the sainthood of two Indian nuns, the PM said there is no space for religious intolerence in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. The statements have sparked a new debate on secularism and politics. ...
  • News 360: PM Modi says there is no space for religious intolerance in India February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 17, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi backs freedom of faith February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Delhi: Man held guilty of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A local court has held a man guilty of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child, relying on testimonies of the victim and her mother. Additional Sessions Judge Vikas Dhull convicted Raju Ansari for the offence under section 10 (aggravated sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)...
  • Bengaluru: Man arrested for trying to molest minor girl February 14, 2015

    Bengaluru: One person was arrested on Saturday, for allegedly trying to molest a minor girl in RT Nagar Police station limits. "This person tried to undress a 10-year-old girl. Immediately, he was caught and police were informed," TR Suresh, DCP North Bengaluru. Suresh said he has been booked under the Protection of...
  • Efforts on to simplify minority schemes implementation: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said efforts were on to simplify the implementation process of various minority-related schemes announced by the previous UPA government. Naqvi also said that he has asked all state governments to ensure full and judicious use of...
  • Gujarat: School teacher sentenced to life-term for raping minor January 31, 2015

    Valsad: A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a teacher for raping a 14-year-old student in a school in the year 2013. Valsad district and sessions court Magistrate BG Doshi convicted the teacher Kiran Lalu Patel under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO), 2012 and IPC...
  • Bihar: Three-year old found hanging on tree, rape suspected January 31, 2015

    Madhubani: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and found unconscious in naked condition hanging upside down from a tree at Banka in this district of Bihar on Saturday. The villagers brought the girl with serious injuries down from the tree after they discovered her on Saturday morning. She was rushed to...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old, beaten by police for riding his bicycle, dies of burns January 31, 2015

    Indore: An 11-year-old girl on Saturday died, two days after she is said to have set herself on fire after allegedly being thrashed and threatened by a policeman. Assistant sub-inspector Prakash Jaroliya had allegedly beaten up Yasmeen (11) for riding his bicycle without permission. "The doctors at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital tried...
  • Tripura: Father held for trying to bury daughter January 17, 2015

    Agartala: A man was arrested on the charge of his attempt to bury alive his nine-year old daughter at Putia in Sipahijala district of Tripura, police on Saturday said. When Abul Hussain was forcibly trying to bury her daughter Rukshena in a pit in the...
  • Violence over alleged sexual assault of minor girl in school January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted on Wednesday over alleged sexual assault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given "instant justice", leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells. Converging outside...
  • Minority rights: SC asks Centre to decide Jain Mahasabha's plea January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to consider and decide the representation seeking various reliefs including adequate representation of members of the Jain community in national and state minority panels. The bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice AK Sikri said it was not going...
  • UP: One of the two absconding policemen accused of raping minor at Badaun Police station arrested January 6, 2015

    Badaun: One of the two absconding constables accused of gangraping a minor girl at a police station in Uttar Pradesh was arrested from Bareily railway station. The second constable accused of the crime is still absconding. The Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force has been roped in to hunt down the...
  • Badaun minor rape: Minister says government can't be blamed for rising crimes against women in the state January 4, 2015

    Kanpur: Days after a minor girl was allegedly gangraped by two policemen in Badaun, a shocking statement came out from the Uttar Pradesh government about rising crimes in the states. State's Child and Woman Welfare Minister Aruna Kori on Saturday said that the government cannot be blamed for rising crimes...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of charges of raping, abducting minor girl January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: A man has been acquitted of charges of kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old by a Delhi court after the girl said she eloped with him of her own free will and there was no physical relation between them. Additional Sessions Judge Rajneesh Kumar Gupta absolved the Delhi resident...
  • UP: Special Task Force has been roped in the Badaun minor rape case January 3, 2015

    A day after the shocking news broke of a minor allegedly gangraped by 2 policemen in Badaun, the state's police force has swung into action. "After a detailed probe, a case was registered. We have now made teams, STF has been roped in," said ADG HC Awasthi. ...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl December 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Bengaluru: 8-year-old commits suicide, leaves note for mother December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: An eight-year-old girl committed suicide by settling herself on fire on Tuesday. In a suicide note which she left behind for her mother, the girl held herself responsible for taking the extreme step. The minor's mother is inconsolable. She lost her husband six years ago and now has to...
  • Pakistan: Police recover 33 minor girls from Karachi home November 27, 2014

    Karachi: Police in Pakistan's biggest city have recovered 33 minor girl students of a religious seminary who had apparently been handed over to a family by a teacher and a supervisor of the madrassa over non-payment of a debt. Acting on a complaint filed by the local residents, police raided a...
  • Minor's killing: Protestors block India-Bhutan road link November 23, 2014

    Siliguri: Protesting against the alleged rape and murder of a teenage girl, local residents Sunday blocked the SAARC Road in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, snapping the Indo-Bhutan road link, police said. The body of 16-year-old girl, who had gone to Bhutan to work as a maid, was found Saturday night in...
  • Kerala: Four-year-old sexually assaulted by seniors in school hostel November 11, 2014

    Kozhikode: In a gruesome incident, a four-and-a-half year old girl has been sexually assaulted by two senior students in the school premises in Kerala's Kozhikode. The alleged crime took place 20 days back but the incident came to light on Monday when the child complained of health issues and her parents...
  • Haryana: Minor allegedly raped by neighbour November 11, 2014

    Palwal: In yet another shocking incident of crime against children, a minor girl has allegedly been raped by her neighbour in Haryana's Palwal district. Police has not yet registered a case even as the alleged crime took place on Sunday. The victim's family has also accused that her brother was beaten...
  • Delhi: Lab technician arrested for sexual assaulting minor November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A lab technician has been arrested for sexually assaulting a minor in the national capital. The class 3 student of a public school in Rohini had stopped going to school for a month The parents on learning of the incident- approached the police. Further news awaited. ...
  • Minor brutally raped and murdered in Manipur November 7, 2014

    Imphal: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her 24-year-old neighbour in Manipur's Imphal West district following which the villagers attacked the accused leaving him seriously injured. Police said the incident occurred on Wednesday in interior Tharoijam Maning Leikai area when the girl was sent by her aunt to...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests sexual assault of six-year-old in school November 5, 2014

    Bangalore: After the common man, it is the Bharatiya Janata Party workers who have taken to the streets in Bangalore protesting the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl in a reputed school. While the protests were on, a meeting between the school management and the parents were on regarding the...