Minor

  • MP: Minor boys suspected of theft made to dip hands in boiling oil Yesterday

    Sagar: In a disturbing incident, four minor boys suspected of theft were forced to dip their hands in boiling oil in order to prove their innocence. The incident is reported from Jhela village in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district. Two local residents suspected that the four boys had stolen Rs 500 from...
  • Poverty makes minority kids more vulnerable to abuse 3 days ago

    Washington: Children belonging to minority communities face increased risk of maltreatment due to exposure to poverty, says a US-based study. Poverty - rather than biased reporting - seems to account for the higher rates of child abuse and neglect among minority children, the findings showed. "For families of all races and ethnicities,...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor 4 days ago

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • Tripathi Hindi Bhavan to come up in Mumbai University 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The stone laying ceremony of Dr Rammanohar Tripathi Hindi Bhavan and Dr Zakir Hussain Urdu Ghar was held at University of Mumbai. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane and Minorities Minister Arif Naseem Khan laid the foundation of the twin buildings on the university's Kalina campus on Monday. The district...
  • Pakistan: Sikhs threaten countrywide protest against killings 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government fails to provide security to them following targetted killings of members of the minority community in recent weeks. The protest march was held on Sunday in the northwest Mardan city against the...
  • WB: Mother takes son to police for raping minor September 6, 2014

    Canning (WB): A youth was arrested on a complaint of his mother for allegedly raping a minor girl near a school at Diamond Harbour in South 24-Parganas district, police said on Saturday. "Najir Seikh, a bus conductor, was arrested after his mother Ainur Bibi lodged a complaint with the Diamond Harbour...
  • Punjab government to sell sand, gravel to consumers September 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Facing criticism over "spiraling" prices of sand and gravel, SAD-BJP led Punjab government on Tuesday decided to excavate and sell minor minerals through the state-owned departments by eliminating the role of private mining contractors in a bid to check rising prices. In a cabinet meeting held here under the...
  • Delhi: Raped by tutor, minor girl attempts suicide August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: A girl studying in a private school attempted suicide by drinking an antiseptic liquid after her family learnt she was being raped by her tutor, police said on Saturday. The victim, 13, attempted suicide on Thursday when her parents, residents of Mandawali in East Delhi, came across lewd text...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents continue living in anxiety for the safety of their children August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Almost two months after the rape of a six-year old schoolgirl, parents in the Bangalore are yet to shed the uneasiness they feel in sending their children to schools. "I never thought I would follow up a rape case in a school where my daughter goes", said an anxious...
  • Three inmates booked for sodomising a minor inmate in protection home August 19, 2014

    Police have registered a case against three inmates for allegedly sodomising another inmate in a government-run protection home here. The three inmates who were accused in rape and loot cases, have also been booked for sodomising a 16-year-old inmate in a protection home here, Assistant Superintendent of the Protection Home, A...
  • Ferozabad: Police inspector's son rapes a minor August 18, 2014

    Ferozabad: A police inspector's son has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl. The accused, a 21-year-old youth, allegedly abducted, drugged and raped the 14-year-old when she stepped out of her house to run an errand. The incident occurred on Sunday. An FIR has been registered and the case is...
  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence August 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • ISIS militants kill nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority August 17, 2014

    Kurdish officials say the ISIS militants have killed nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a village in northern region. Reports also say the ISIS has killed hundreds of people belonging to a tribe opposing them in Syria. This even as US airstrikes continue near the ISIS controlled Mosul...
  • Odisha: School head arrested for sexually harassing Class 3 student August 16, 2014

    Baripada: The head of a school in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district was arrested on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl student, police said on Saturday. Father Santosh Geoger of St Joseph's Convent School at Udala was arrested on Friday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the father of...
  • Four boys drown in a pond August 13, 2014

    Indore, Aug 13 (PTI) Four children drowned in a pond on Wednesady at Bhadkiya village in the district, police said. "The kids drowned while taking a bath in a pond in the village situated about 10-km from here," said Rajendra Nagar police station in-charge, Kamlesh Sharma. The deceased have been identified as...
  • Six-year old raped in Assam August 11, 2014

    Tezpur (Assam): A minor was allegedly raped by two persons on Monday in North Lakhimpur district, close on the heels of the gangrape of a 15-year-old girl in Dibrugarh district, police said. The six-year old girl was found in a critical condition, covered with a thin sheet of cloth, near the...
  • 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 13-year-old 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....
  • Man arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl August 11, 2014

    A man was arrested in the Bihar capital on Sunday for allegedly raping a minor girl, police said. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said the man - said to be around 25 years old - was arrested following a complaint lodged by relatives of the girl (aged around 12-13...
  • 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 13-year-old 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...
  • 13-year-old 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 13-year-old was forced to work as a domestic help at the residence of Ajit...
  • Bangalore: Right wing activist arrested for derogatory remarks on FaceBook August 3, 2014

    Bangalore: A right-wing activist has been arrested for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women and a community in his Facebook posts. VR Bhat was arrested on Sunday and police are now considering invoking the stringent Goonda Act against him. "We are examining the possibility of booking VR Bhat, the accused who...
  • Delhi: 17-year-old raped in moving vehicle, accused arrested August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a property dealer in a moving car while his friends were also involved in the crime in Bhalaswa Dairy area of northwest Delhi, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last night when accused Satish, who known to the victim, took...
  • Two minors raped: IT city Bangalore observes bandh July 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Even as the city of Bangalore comes to terms with the gruesome gangrape of a 6-year-old inside her school, another minor girl, aged 7, has allegedly been sexually assaulted in the city. The pro-Kannada groups have called a 12-hour bandh in Bangalore on Thursday in protest of the incidents....
  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested July 29, 2014

    Delhi: Three people, including two minor, have been arrested for the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in the national capital on Tuesday. Five people allegedly gangraped the class X student in the Uttam Nagar in West Delhi when she was on her way to school last week. The girl alleged...
  • WB: 3 men rape, murder minor girl, body found hanging from tree July 24, 2014

    Kolkata: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in East Midnapore district of West Bengal. Her body was found hanging from a tree near her house. Locals suspected three men from the village to be behind the crime and beat them up. One of them was lynched while the...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore July 23, 2014

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • Bangalore rape: Will collect information; investigate and prosecute, says Police Commissioner July 22, 2014

    Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy on Monday said that the police will take a look at all the evidences in 6-year-old minor's rape case and will find clues, collect information, investigate and then prosecute. "I would request the public to not panic and co-operate with us," he said. ...
  • Making schools safe: Need to frame clear policies to curb violence against children July 21, 2014

    The arrest of a school skating instructor for the rape of a 6-year-old child in a Bangalore school has sparked a nationwide debate on the need to re-ascertain and frame the right policies to safeguard the security of children in school, and to curb the incidences of violence against students....
  • Low-quality education should not be tolerated: CNR Rao July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharat Ratna recipient Professor CNR Rao on Monday said the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education. "We live in a highly intolerant society. Whether it is about religion or caste, we are intolerant of something or the other. Then why are we tolerating mediocrity in...
  • Goonda Act to be invoked against accused in girl rape case July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said the Goonda Act would be invoked against the skating instructor, arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old student at a public school, as he was involved in similar cases earlier. "Goonda Act will be invoked on Mustafa for raping the...