MOLESTATIONS

  • Unrelenting Opposition stalls Parliament over Moga molestation-death case Yesterday

    New Delhi: Scenes of massive uproar were witnessed in Parliament on Tuesday over the death and molestation case of a fourteen year old in Moga in Punjab. Opposition parties led by Congress forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha demanding discussion over the unfortunate incident. When the House met for the day,...
  • After Moga, another girl molested on board a bus in Khanna in Punjab 2 days ago

    Khanna: Days after the horrific molestation and death case in Moga, yet another case of molestation aboard a bus has surfaced in Khanna in Punjab. The victim has claimed that she approached the driver and bus conductor to take action against the accused but shockingly, the driver reportedly slowed down...
  • Moga molestation case: Family accepts compensation 2 days ago

    Ending a four-day protest that had embarrassed the ruling Badal family, the father of the girl molested and pushed to death from a moving bus accepted the Punjab government's offer of compensation and a job and also agreed for the post-mortem and cremation of the body. ...
  • Punjab Minister kicks up controversy, calls death of Moga molestation victim god's will 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab Education Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Surjit Singh Rakhra kicked up a controversy by saying that the death of a 14-year-old girl in Moga who fought a group of molesters in a bus is god's will. The minor girl died after she and her mother were thrown...
  • Moga molestation: Sukhbir Badal finally admits to owning bus company 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Silent for nearly two days after a teenaged girl was killed after being thrown out of a bus owned by him, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday finally admitted that the bus service was run by his company. According to reports, the victim's family was refusing to...
  • Moga: Forced to sign blank papers by police, local politicians, alleges victim's father 5 days ago

    Moga: Two days after a 14-year-old girl died after she and her mother were thrown off a moving bus for resisting molestation, the victim's father alleged on Friday that he was forced to sign blank papers by police and some local politicians. Four people have been arrested for molesting the...
  • After molestation-death of a minor, eight men gangrape 23-year-old girl in Moga 5 days ago

    Moga: Punjab's Moga is yet again in news for the wrong reasons. In a shameful incident on Tuesday, eight men gangraped a 23-year-old girl even as the city is yet to come to terms with the tragic death of a teenager who died after she was thrown off a bus...
  • Punjab molestation: Delhi Commission for Women chief advocates for fast-track court 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Expressing shock over the death of a teenage girl who was allegedly molested and thrown off a moving bus in Punjab, Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Bharka Shukla on Thursday urged the government to set up fast-track court to ensure speedy justice. "Government should set up fast-track courts for...
  • Punjab CM Badal condemns Moga molestation-death case, admits the bus belonged to his company 6 days ago

    Moga: Condemning the Moga molestation case, Punjab chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal admitted that the bus belonged to a company owned by his family. However, he assured that the accused will be brought to book. Congress held a protest in Moga and demanded a discussion on the case in Lok...
  • Delhi: Man molests American woman in beauty parlour, arrested April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman while giving her a head massage in a beauty parlour in Great Kailash area of south Delhi. The incident took place on Wednesday evening and the accused, identified as Amit, managed to flee for the spot,...
  • Fight For Safer Schools April 21, 2015

    Disturbed by the rising number cases of molestation in Bangalore schools. Maithreyi Nadapana turns Citizen Journalist to demand stringent laws for safety of children in schools. Shylaja Varma reports. ...
  • School sends back 4-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by cab driver April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a case of extreme insensitivity, a school in Delhi sent back a 4-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by the driver of a van, which she used to commute to the school. While the incident took place on April 10, 2015, the accused was arrested on April...
  • Jadavpur University student lodges molestation complaint March 21, 2015

    Kolkata: A Jadavpur University student has lodged a complaint against two fellow students for allegedly molesting her at the University campus on Friday night, police said on Saturday. The girl in her complaint alleged that she was sexually molested by two of her classmates during a feast inside the Jadavpur University...
  • UP: 6 men molest, thrash girl and make video of the incident in Hathras March 17, 2015

    Hathras: A girl was allegedly molested and beaten up by a group of young men in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The girl, accompanied by a male friend, was allegedly stopped by a group of six men and thrashed on her way back from school. According to the girl the assailants took them...
  • Former additional S-G Indira Jaising seeks RK Pachauri's resignation, writes letter to TERI February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising has written a letter to the governing body of TERI demanding RK Pachauri's resignation. She questioned how Pachauri was allowed to have the "extraordinary benefit" of going on leave saying it adds "insult to injury". "The governing body members are well known people....
  • Delhi Police may call RK Pachauri for questioning February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police may soon call RK Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from a research associate working in his office. The case was registered on Wednesday night after the...
  • Mumbai: Woman staffer levels allegation of molestation against IPS officer February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: A woman staffer levelled allegation of molestation against an IPS officer in Mumbai. The 32-year-old woman was working as a clerk in the office of an IPS officer of Additional Director General rank. In a written complaint to Colaba police station, the woman alleged that the senior police officer groped...
  • 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...
  • Flight molestation case: I support what my daughter did, says father February 3, 2015

    A 32-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a 60-year-old businessman on board an Indigo flight on January 27. The victims father said that he supported what his daughter did and was proud of her. "She is a very brave girl," he said. ...
  • Watch: Woman confronts alleged molester onboard a flight February 3, 2015

    A 32-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a 60-year-old businessman on board an Indigo flight on January 27. The woman alleged that the accused attempted to touch her from behind through gap between two seats. She recorded the incident on her phone, the video of which has gone viral on...
  • 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...