Minor

  • Two minors raped: IT city Bangalore observes bandh Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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...
  • Police to enforce safety steps in Bangalore schools July 20, 2014

    Bangalore: In the wake of rising crimes against women, especially sexual assaults on girls and minors in the city, police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said on Sunday. "Our police officers of deputy commissioner and assistant commissioner...
  • Bangalore student rape: School's skating instructor arrested July 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Six days after a six-year-old girl was raped inside the premises of a top Bangalore school, police made the first arrest in the case on Sunday. The school's skating instructor has been arrested, Bangalore Additional CP (Crime) Pranab Mohanthy told CNN-IBN. The 32-year-old accused who will be produced in the...
  • Bangalore: 6-year-old raped inside international school premises July 17, 2014

    Bangalore: In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take...
  • Minors rounded up in illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: 225 children were rounded up in a police raid of an illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai. Police raided Rain pub in sector 6 of Nerul, Navi Mumbai where an illegal party was under progress; with alcohol. Of those rounded up, 100 were girls and mostly under 21 years. ...
  • Two drown as boat capsizes in Bagmati river July 17, 2014

    A woman and a minor girl drowned when a boat, on which they were travelling, capsized in Bagmati river in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said. "The incident occurred when the boat carrying 30 people on way to a fair Mananpur from Bikrampatti village capsized midstream," District Magistrate M Ramachandrudu said. Twenty-eight people...
  • Minor girl gang-raped in Sultanpur, probe on July 13, 2014

    An 18-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang raped by two youths in Chanda area here, police said on July 13. The incident took place last night when the girl had ventured out of home for some work when the two accused-- Rinku Pal and Pankaj Kumar abducted her and gang raped her in a near...
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs gets higher outlay in budget July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The budget of BJP-led NDA government on Thursday announced a higher outlay of Rs 3,734.01 crore for the Ministry of Minority Affairs and announced schemes for skill upgradation of minorities and Rs 100-crore for modernisation of madrasas. The outlay of the Ministry of Minority Affairs in the union budget...
  • 10-year-old girl raped on Panchayat chief's directive July 9, 2014

    A ten-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on the diktat of a Panchayat chief in Bokaro district, the police today said. The 25-year-old rape accused allegedly dragged the girl to a nearby bush and raped her on the directive of Bhopal Pasi, the Panchayat chief of Swang Gulgulia Dhoura...
  • 15-year-old boy arrested for raping a 3-year-old minor July 8, 2014

    A three-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a 15-year-old boy in Dehat area of the district, police said in Etah on Tuesday. The accused lured the victim after promising her sweets and allegedly raped her late on Monday evening, in-charge of Dehat police station Padam Singh said. Police said the boy has...
  • 8-year-old minor girl killed in celebratory firing during marriage procession July 8, 2014

    An 8-year-old girl was killed allegedly in celebratory firing during a marriage procession in Hathras, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the groom's father, Durgadutt Upadhaya, a BSP worker, fired from his licenced gun in Tabela gali while the marriage procession was on its way...
  • Six persons injured in a clash between 2 groups over a minor dispute July 5, 2014

    At least six persons were injured in a clash between two parties belonging to different communities over a minor dispute in Meerut, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday night when two youths belonging to different communities had an argument over a mere sum of hundred rupees, which...
  • Three teens, two minors held with ganja July 5, 2014

    Panaji: Three teenaged boys were arrested and two minor boys detained in Panaji for consuming ganja and possessing 0.6 gms of the drug. Police said these five were smoking using a plastic bottle for a homemade, improvised "hukkah" when they were nabbed by the police on Friday. Those arrested have been identified...
  • Man sentenced to life for raping a 12-year-old minor July 3, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Muzaffarnagar for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009. Additional District and Sessions Judge Lukmanul Haq also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict Jony after holding him guilty on Wednesday. The girl, who belongs to a tribal community,...
  • Manish Tewari plays down Antony's remarks on minority appeasement by Congress June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday played down party leader AK Antony's comment on minority appeasement. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the party does not indulge in minority appeasement. "I do not know what Antony was talking about, whether he was talking about only Kerala or national level. The Congress...
  • Congress has always been committed to minorities: Rashid Alvi June 28, 2014

    Senior Congress leader AK Antony questioned party's leadership in Kerala for appeasing minorities for political gains. He said that the voters are worried whether the Congress can actually deliver social justice and equality when it indulges in minority appeasement. Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Antony's statement said "I haven't heard...
  • National Commission for Minorities expresses concern over "delay" in arrest of Muzaffarnagar riots accused June 28, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities on Saturday expressed concern over the "delay" in arrest of accused in Muzaffarnagar riot cases, but said it was satisfied with the relief works in the affected areas. Chairman  of the Commission Naseem Ahmad on Saturday held a meeting here with district magistrates and district police...
  • Congress leader Antony questions party's minority appeasement stand June 28, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader AK Antony has hit out at the party leadership in Kerala for appeasing minorities for political gains. He said that the voters are worried whether the Congress can actually deliver social justice and equality when it indulges in minority appeasement. He added that such an image...
  • BJP's minority wing protests against Akhilesh Yadav government June 26, 2014

    BJP's minority wing on Thursday staged a demonstration in front of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, accusing the Akhilesh Yadav government of making false promises to Muslims. The demonstration, led by state president of BJP Alpsankhyak Morcha Rumana Siddiqui and senior BJP leader Shiv Pratap Shukla, alleged that the state government has failed...
  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid June 26, 2014

    A Sales Tax department official was booked for his alleged attempt to rape his minor maid in Sri Ji Dham Colony on Thursday. The teenage girl had herself lodged a complaint in this regard at Highway police station on Wednesday evening. According to the FIR, Sales Tax department official Dhuredra Chaturvedi...
  • Kurdish minority forms militia groups to defend territories from ISIS June 23, 2014

    The Kurdish minority formed militia groups to defend their autonomous territories from the ISIS onslaught. The intersection that this combat outpost is protecting is incredibly strategic. Peshmerga Commander Col. Hakim Karim Ahmed said that they had two casualties during the firefight. ...
  • Minor gang raped in Uri, Kashmir June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by four men during a wedding ceremony in Uri, Kashmir. The girl's family claims that the 12-year-old was attending the ceremony when she was abducted by four men, who allegedly took her to a forested area and raped her. The police has...
  • Delhi: Fire reported in Hauz Khas, NCERT building, Motibagh Gurudwara June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Three incidents of minor fire where reported in different parts of the national capital on Friday, Delhi Fire Service officials said. The first incident was reported at a restaurant in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area. The fire department got a call at 2:17 PM following which two fire...