Obscenity

  • 3 men rape a minor girl, blackmail her with obscene video; booked 02-07-2014 08:24 AM

    Three youths have been booked for making an obscene video clip of a minor Dalit girl and blackmailing her, police said. One of them has been booked on rape charge also. Lasudia Police Station in-charge Narendra Gaharwar said Suraj (20), Deepesh (21) and Ritesh (22) were booked on a complaint...
  • Bihar minister Binay Bihari may land in trouble over 'obscene' music album 23-05-2014 03:38 PM

    Newly inducted minister Binay Bihari in the Jitan Ram Manjhi government might land in trouble as a court case is pending against him in a Bhojpur district court in connection with an 'obscene' music album. A case was filed in the court of Bhojpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) against 13...
  • MP nurses protest against 'obscene' portrayal in 'Mastram' 12-05-2014 08:22 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Nursing Association did not observe the International Nursing Day on Monday in protest against their "objectionable and obscene" depiction in recently released Bollywood film 'Mastram' and demanded its ban in the state. The nurses staged a silent protest and demanded ban on the film in the state. "The...
  • MP: Man posts woman's obscene photos on Facebook, jailed for 3 years 29-04-2014 11:18 AM

    Bhopal: In a first of its kind verdict in Bhopal, a local court has sentenced a youth to three years in prison for posting obscene photographs of a woman on Facebook. The convict has also been directed to pay a penalty of Rs 22,000 for the cyber crime. The woman...
  • Kerala: Woman commits suicide over 'obscene' Facebook messages 28-01-2014 08:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 27-year-old woman in Ernakulam district of Kerala allegedly committed suicide after a relative posted obscene messages about her on Facebook. Her family claimed that the police took no action when they approached them. The Cheranalloor police, however, said that a case was not registered due to lack of...
  • Shiv Sena woman corporator who took on law breakers gets obscene calls 16-01-2014 04:40 PM

    Mumbai: A Shiv Sena woman corporator from Dahisar, Sheetal Mhatre, has approached the police after she reportedly began getting obscene calls from different numbers. Mhatre's mobile number was allegedly scribbled on the walls of two public toilets in Dahisar. Women's organisations today held protests in Dahisar over the incident. Mhatre...
  • 3 make obscene video of businessman, demand Rs 4 lakh; arrested 10-01-2014 09:40 AM

    Three persons, including two media persons, have been arrested for allegedly making obscene video of a Delhi based businessman and demanding Rs 4 lakh from him. "Manoj who works at a news channel, Shalini, employed with a magazine and a housewife Suman were arrested," said Shivram Yadav, Deputy Superintendent of...
  • DU student secretly shoots video of 25-year-old MSc student in toilet, booked 04-10-2013 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi University (DU) student allegedly made video footage of a 25-year-old MSc student on Thursday with his mobile phone when she was in the toilet, said police. The victim, who is in the final year of her MSc in Chemistry, filed a complaint with north Delhi's Maurice...
  • WB: Woman files case against addl SP for sending her lewd SMSes 19-08-2013 04:35 AM

    Murshidabad: A woman has accused an additional superintendent of police in Murshidabad district of harassing her by sending her objectionable text messages. The woman, a divorcee, has filed a police complaint against ASP Mrinal Majumdar, alleging that he had been sending her objectionable SMSes, police said. ASP Mrinal Majumdar, however,...
  • Bank executive arrested for posting obscene photos of colleague on the Internet 08-08-2013 02:54 AM

    A mid-level executive of a foreign bank in Mumbai has been arrested for allegedly posting morphed obscene photographs of a female colleague after she refused to marry him, police said on Wednesday. An associate of the accused, Amit Karkhanis, has also been apprehended. The 32-year-old, working as a client coverage...
  • School teacher booked for showing obscene videos to students 06-08-2013 03:41 PM

    An FIR has been registered against a school teacher for allegedly showing obscene visuals to girl students on his mobile phone in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said on Tuesday. Nishant Soni, a contractual teacher at the government middle school in Kendai village under Podi Uproda block of the district, allegedly...
  • Warrant issued against Mallika Sherawat for 'obscene' dance 09-07-2013 03:02 PM

    Vadodara: A local court on July 8 issued a bailable warrant against Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat in connection with an obscenity case. The Vadodara district court issued the warrant and asked her to appear before it on 19 August. Former president of the Baroda Bar Association, Narendra Tiwari, had filed...
  • Man rapes, uploads obscene video of a minor on website 19-06-2013 04:42 AM

    Jaipur: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Rajasthan's Alwar town and the video of the crime then uploaded on a social networking website, police said on Tuesday. According to police, the victim's father registered a first information report (FIR) Tuesday with a police station at Alwar, some 150 km...
  • Hyderabad: Man arrested for emailing wife's obscene pics 17-06-2013 10:50 PM

    Hyderabad: A software engineer from Bangalore was arrested by Andhra Pradesh police on the charge of sending emails containing obscene photos of his wife who had sought divorce for allegedly hiding his first marriage. "Nanda Kumar Jai was arrested from his residence in Bangalore on June 14 by the Cyber...
  • Women Israeli soldiers punished for racy photos 03-06-2013 10:43 AM

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military on Monday said that it has disciplined a group of female soldiers who posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted the images on Facebook. The incident was the latest in a string of episodes involving young Israeli soldiers on social media that have...
  • Gujarat Police refuses to permit Honey Singh's concert 29-05-2013 11:44 PM

    Vadodara: The Vadodara district rural police refused to permit singer Honey Singh to perform at a farm at Swasi village on the outskirts of the city on June 2. "In the interest of maintaining peace, law and order, permission for Honey Singh's concert has not been granted," Deputy Superintendent of...
  • Hyderabad: Youth held for creating obscene Facebook profile of a woman 19-05-2013 09:46 PM

    Hyderabad: A youth from Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested on Sunday for creating a fake Facebook account of a female student and posting her morphed pictures, the police said. The youth, allegedly created a Facebook account of the girl and uploaded her morphed images along with obscene as...
  • Indore: Man held for uploading obscene video of girl 19-05-2013 08:05 PM

    Indore: A software engineer here was arrested on Sunday for allegedly uploading an obscene video of a nursing student on the Internet. Kapil Gadhwal (24), a resident of Mandsaur, is employed at a call centre in the city, police said. Gadhwal befriended the 21-year-old nursing student who studied at a...
  • TN: Man arrested for obscene dance near college hostel 18-05-2013 08:33 PM

    Tuticorin: A 33-year old man was arrested on Saturday for alleged indecent and obscene acts near the government nursing college hostel. The accused had scaled the compound wall of the hostel and stripped himself before dancing, shocking the students, police said. He was arrested on a complaint by the Resident...
  • Delhi: Women helpline gets over 2 lakh calls in 4 months 17-05-2013 02:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government's 181 helpline for women in distress, which was launched in the wake of the December 16 gangrape, has received over two lakh calls in the last four-and-half months. Officials said most of the calls received by the round-the-clock help line were related to stalking, eve-teasing,...
  • Odisha: Teacher arrested for molesting minor girl 24-04-2013 04:40 AM

    Bhubaneswar: A teacher was arrested on Tuesday in Odisha's Sambalpur district for molesting an eight-year-old-girl in the school classroom, police said. The 28-year-old offender, an art and crafts teacher in a private school at the district headquarters town of Sambalpur, about 320 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, allegedly gave the...
  • UP: 'Obscene dances' mark Mangal Pande's anniversary 09-04-2013 07:08 PM

    Ballia: Locals in Ballia in the native town of Mangal Pandey, the 1857 sepoy mutiny icon, alleged that obscene dances were performed to mark his death anniversary, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. On Monday, in the memory of Mangal Pandey, various functions were organised in Ballia. However,...
  • TMC workers' act has demeaned women: NCW chief 02-01-2013 02:24 PM

    Trinamool Congress workers were caught on video heckling and throwing money at hired women dancers at their founding day party on Tuesday. ...
  • Can lewd content be regulated in popular culture? 01-01-2013 10:43 PM

    Public protests over Punjabi rapper Honey Singh for his lewd lyrics lead to the cancellation of his New Year eve show and an FIR. ...