OBSCENITY

  • B Tech student arrested for raping, blackmailing 23yearold Facebook friend July 28, 2014

    An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23yearold woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her, police said. Rishabh Katodia (25), a civil engineering student who belongs to Bhavnagar in Gujarat, was arrested on Sunday after a written complaint was filed by the...
  • 3 men rape a minor girl, blackmail her with obscene video; booked July 2, 2014

    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 incharge Narendra Gaharwar said Suraj (20), Deepesh (21) and Ritesh (22) were booked on a complaint filed...
  • Bihar minister Binay Bihari may land in trouble over 'obscene' music album May 23, 2014

    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 persons...
  • MP nurses protest against 'obscene' portrayal in 'Mastram' May 12, 2014

    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 depiction of...
  • MP: Man posts woman's obscene photos on Facebook, jailed for 3 years April 29, 2014

    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 January 28, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 27yearold 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 evidence...
  • Shiv Sena woman corporator who took on law breakers gets obscene calls January 16, 2014

    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 has alleged that...
  • 3 make obscene video of businessman, demand Rs 4 lakh; arrested January 10, 2014

    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 Police....
  • DU student secretly shoots video of 25yearold MSc student in toilet, booked October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi University (DU) student allegedly made video footage of a 25yearold 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 Nagar...
  • WB: Woman files case against addl SP for sending her lewd SMSes August 19, 2013

    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, denied the...
  • Bank executive arrested for posting obscene photos of colleague on the Internet August 8, 2013

    A midlevel 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 32yearold, working as a client coverage...
  • School teacher booked for showing obscene videos to students August 6, 2013

    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 showed...
  • Warrant issued against Mallika Sherawat for 'obscene' dance July 9, 2013

    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 a case...
  • Man rapes, uploads obscene video of a minor on website June 19, 2013

    Jaipur: A 15yearold 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 June 17, 2013

    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 June 3, 2013

    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 May 29, 2013

    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 May 19, 2013

    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 May 19, 2013

    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 21yearold nursing student who studied at a private...
  • TN: Man arrested for obscene dance near college hostel May 18, 2013

    Tuticorin: A 33year 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 Doctor...
  • Delhi: Women helpline gets over 2 lakh calls in 4 months May 17, 2013

    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 fourandhalf months. Officials said most of the calls received by the roundtheclock help line were related to stalking, eveteasing,...
  • Odisha: Teacher arrested for molesting minor girl April 24, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A teacher was arrested on Tuesday in Odisha's Sambalpur district for molesting an eightyearoldgirl in the school classroom, police said. The 28yearold 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 students...
  • UP: 'Obscene dances' mark Mangal Pande's anniversary April 9, 2013

    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,...
  • SRPF personnel makes obscene gestures at girls, arrested March 25, 2013

    Nashik: An SRPF personnel was arrested for allegedly making obscene gestures at girls residing in a hostel in Dhule district, police said on Monday. Bhooshan Phulpagare (29), a personnel with the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF), made some vulgar gestures at girls staying in a government tribal hostel at Devpur...
  • AP: Man arrested for uploading obscene photos of woman March 16, 2013

    Hyderabad: A person was nabbed on Friday for allegedly uploading morphed obscene photos and videos of a young woman on several websites including Facebook after she refused his marriage proposal, police said. Accused Suresh Patta, a former colleague of the woman had made a marriage proposal to her but she fixed...
  • WB: Obscene dance at an event organised by TMC student wing January 22, 2013

    Midnapore: Days after a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader courted controversy by throwing wads of currency notes towards skimpilyclad girls dancing at its foundation day event, a freshers' welcome function organised by the party's student wing saw a dancer giving an obscene performance on stage. Students of the Industrial Training Institute at...
  • Gurgaon: Senior corporate executive arrested for obscene remarks January 22, 2013

    Gurgaon: A senior British executive was arrested in Gurgaon for making obscene remarks in front of a woman but was later released on bail, police said Tuesday. The executive, 56, employee of a multinational company, was arrested late Monday night for making obscene remarks and gestures before the wife of...
  • TMC workers' act has demeaned women: NCW chief January 2, 2013

    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? January 1, 2013

    Public protests over Punjabi rapper Honey Singh for his lewd lyrics lead to the cancellation of his New Year eve show and an FIR. ...
  • Rapper Honey Singh denies writing offensive lyrics January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Rapper Honey Singh, who was forced to cancel his scheduled New Year's Eve show following protests in the backdrop of gangrape incident, on Tuesday sought to wash his hands off the controversy triggered by offensive lyrics in some of his songs. Singh, 28, who has sung for several...