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  • TMC leader sparks controversy, says CPM women cadre tear off their blouses, make false molestation cases January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: The politics in West Bengal has hit another low with Trinamool Congress Minister Swapan Debnath alleging that CPM women cadre tear off their blouses and make false rape and molestation cases against his party workers. State Animal Resources Development Minister Debnath said, "CPM's market is down. They are depserate. CPM...
  • Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti resigns after Mamata meets students January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti has resigned from his post. The announcement came after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met the agitating students of the university and told them that the vice chancellor had expressed his desire to resign. Twelve students were on an indefinite hunger...
  • Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti will resign, announces Mamata Banerjee January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that Jadhavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti has expressed his desire to resign from his post. Mamata said this after meeting the agitating students of the Jadavpur University. Earlier, sources had said the vice chancellor had told Education Minister Partha Chatterjee...
  • Protest in Bengaluru after school teacher allegedly molests class 2nd student, asks her to remove burka January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Protests have erupted in Bengaluru after a teacher allegedly molested a class 2nd student in a government school. She was also allegedly asked to take off her veil (burkha) in the school. The accused physical education teacher has been taken into custody. Family members of the student gathered outside the...
  • Scarlett Johansson to feature as lead in futuristic film 'Ghost in the Shell January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson has been roped in to play the lead role in DreamWorks' 'Ghost in the Shell'. The Black Widow of Marvel Cinematic Universe is cast to portray Major Kusanagi, a covert agent fighting tech crimes in a futuristic cyberpunk world, reported Ace Showbiz. The live-action film is adapted...
  • Delhi witnesses steep rise in crime against women January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi witnessed a steep rise in crime against women in 2014 with the number of rape cases growing by more than 30 per cent while cases of molestation registering a jump of around 25 per cent as compared to 2013. The analysis of the...
  • Tollywood actress alleges molestation December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A Tollywood actress has alleged molestation by unidentified man near her house in Kolkata. In her police complaint, the actress has stated that someone tried to grab her while she was entering her house. On protesting, the attacker fled the scene with her mobile phone. Police have registered a case and...
  • Telangana: Rise in rape, molestation cases in 2014 December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cases of molestation ('outraging modesty') and rape increased in Telangana in 2014 compared with the previous year, though the overall crime graph showed a minuscule 0.41 per cent decline. "The overall crime situation is under control. A total of 93,392 cognisable cases have been reported in 2014 compared with...
  • Bihar: Locals thrash school principal for allegedly molesting minor girl in Nalanda December 27, 2014

    Patna: A school principal was thrashed by locals in the Nalanda district in Bihar after a class VI student accused him of molesting her. The police reportedly stood back while the principal was beaten and later took him into custody. The principal is already facing charges of making an obscene...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Loader at IGI Airport arrested on charges of molesting a woman December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A loader at Indira Gandhi International Airport has been arrested on charges of molesting a woman, who was on her way back from Dubai. The incident happened on late Thursday night. More details are awaited. ...
  • Iraqi man held for molesting women in Gurgaon December 9, 2014

    Gurgaon: A 42-year-old Iraqi national has been arrested here for molesting two women at a private hospital, police said on Tuesday. Mushtaq Munir Shakir Alsaf, who works as a police driver in Iraq, allegedly molested a 45-year-old woman on Monday night in the lift of a hospital in Sector 51. "The man...
  • Fresh allegations against Rohtak sisters, another man accuses girls of spinning false tales December 8, 2014

    Rohtak: In yet another twist in the tale of the Rohtak sisters, another man has now accused the girls of spinning false stories. The man has claimed that the two girls had made an allegation of molestation against him, six months back. The duo had gained nation wide popularity after...
  • Haryana government puts bravery award for Rohtak sisters on hold December 4, 2014

    Rohtak: The Haryana government has decided to put a hold on its recommendation of bravery awards to the two Rohtak sisters for fighting against alleged ever-teasers. The decision comes after doubts were raised over the version of events that were narrated by the girls. Meanwhile, the government has also reinstated the...
  • Rohtak eve-teasing row: Contradictory versions emerge as second video of two the sisters surfaces December 4, 2014

    Rohtak: The two sisters from Rohtak in Haryana who were earlier lauded for taking on three eve teasers on a moving bus are now facing criticism after another video surfaced showing them thrashing an alleged eve-teaser. Families of accused seen in the first video have alleged that its a routine...
  • Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical December 4, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma. The accused reportedly raped the girl in her house when her parents were...
  • Rohtak sisters claim accusations against them a conspiracy to malign their image December 3, 2014

    Rohtak: The two sisters who fought off three alleged eve-teasers are now fighting the allegations of having created a fabricated story. They have said that the allegations against them are attempts from the family of those men to malign their image. They are also claiming that it is a conspiracy...
  • Why many voters of Kunan and Poshpora villages in Jammu and Kashmir will boycott elections December 1, 2014

    Kunan (Kupwara): While campaigning for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is on full force, there is an area where a group of voters have decided to boycott the democratic exercise not because they support the separatists leaders, but because they have been demanding justice for what they allege is one...
  • Rohtak: Three accused sent in judicial custody for molesting girls in moving bus December 1, 2014

    Rohtak: Three men, who allegedly molested two girls on a moving bus, have been remanded in judicial custody by a local court. The three accused, Kuldeep, Mohit and Deepak, were arrested on Sunday night and remanded in judicial custody till December 6. Meanwhile residents of Kansla village from where the three accused...
  • Haryana: We thrashed them with belts before they threw us out, recalls woman who faught against eve teasers December 1, 2014

    Two sisters hit back at 3 harassers aboard a bus in Rohtak. The 3 men reportedly assaulted the 2 girls when they objected to harrassment. "You have to become my girlfriend. They were misbehaving with us," said one of the victims. ...
  • Haryana: Three eve teasers thrashed by two girls with belts in a moving bus in Rohtak arrested November 30, 2014

    Rohtak: Police on Sunday evening arrested three men for allegedly eve teasing two sisters and then throwing them from a moving bus. Earlier on Sunday evening, giving a fitting lesson to misconduct in public, two sisters had thrashed three eve teasers aboard a bus in Rohtak. The three men reportedly assaulted...
  • Haryana: Two sisters stand up to harassment, thrash three molesters with belts in a moving bus November 30, 2014

    Rohtak: Giving a fitting lesson to misconduct in public, two sisters thrashed three eve teasers aboard a bus in Rohtak on Sunday. The three men reportedly assaulted the two girls when they objected to eve teasing. The girls in turn did not lose heart and retaliated by thrashing the assailants...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Minor kidnapped, sodomised and killed November 26, 2014

    Bahraich: An eight-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped, sodomised and later killed by a youth in Kotwali dehat area, a senior officer said. The boy went missing from his school on November 22 and later his family members received a ransom call demanding Rs one lakh for the release of the victim,...
  • MMS in Hyderabad school, class 9th students make video of a class 2nd girl in washroom November 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault across the country. In a shameful incident, a group of class 9 students allegedly made a video of a class 2nd girl while she was in the washroom. The incident took place on Saturday. Angry parents have been staging...
  • Bengaluru: North-eastern boy attacked for objecting eve-teasing, rushed to hospital November 19, 2014

    Bengaluru: A 22-year-old Manipuri student was allegedly attacked by three men in North East Bengaluru on Wednesday evening. According to police, the victim noticed three men eve-teasing a girl. When the student objected to this, one of the men allegedly hit the student. The student then went to Kothanur police...
  • Kozhikode: Two 18-year-old students arrested for molesting LKG kid November 15, 2014

    Kozhikode: Two students at a private school were arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a four-and-a-half-year-old girl studying in LKG class in the same institution at Parakkadavu near Nadapuram in the district. The accused, both 18-year-old boys, are pursuing 'religious education' in the same campus run by a minority educational...
  • Taxi driver rapes Delhi-based woman, throws her and friend off a cliff near Dehradun November 11, 2014

    Dehradun: A Delhi-based woman was allegedly raped and murdered while her male friend was killed by a taxi driver and his three accomplices near Dehradun in Uttarakhand, a police official said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old woman, identified as Moumita Das, and her 24-year-old companion Avijit Paul had arrived in Dehradun on...
  • 40 cases of crime against women registered every day in Delhi November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty cases of crimes against women are registered every day in the national capital with offences of rape, molestation and sexual harassment in public topping the list. According to Delhi Police data, there has been 16 per cent increase in registration of crimes against women in the city...