Rapes

  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • Watch: A girl was stranded at a bus stop with three men. The men bust stereotypes and make arrangements to safely drop her home 10 hours 34 minutes ago

    What do you do late at night when you're stuck at a bus stop with three men who are constantly staring at you? This video shows a girl caught in that situation. The girl quickly calls home to inform her mother she'll be late. She notices a man staring at...
  • Bangalore rape: Chairman of school arrested for trying to destroy evidence 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Wednesday arrested Rustom Kerawalla, the Chairman of a Bangalore school in which a six-year-old girl was raped. He has been arrested under Section 201 of IPC which is destruction of evidence and Section 23 of Juvenile Justice Act. He has been arrested from Daman and Diu....
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof 11 hours 24 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...
  • Two get 10 years jail term for kidnapping, raping a woman 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    A local court in Ballia sentenced two persons to 10 years imprisonment in a six-year-old case of kidnapping and rape. The victim was abducted from Bansdeeh area and raped in Varanasi by Sandeep and Chottelal Rajbhar in November 2008, prosecution sources said. After hearing both the parties, Additional District Judge Ashwini Kumar...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    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...
  • Minor girl raped, blackmailed for over 2 years by friend Yesterday

    A 17-year old girl was allegedly raped by a man for over two years and a video of the act was also made to blackmail her. The accused Sohan Lal Bishnoi of Kankani village befriended the victim, a student of Industrial Training Institute, and took her to Jodhpur, where he raped...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test Yesterday

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Bangalore rape case: Karnataka CM snaps back, asks 'is this the only news' 22 hours 6 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Reacting to the horrific rape incident in the city, Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah on Tuesday lashed back at reporters, "Is this the only thing which is happening here?" The incident took place at the Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student. The school has...
  • Bangalore rape: Police chief meets parents, says school may reopen on Monday Yesterday

    Bangalore: Newly appointed Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Tuesday held a meeting with the school authorities and a delegation of parents in Bangalore in connection with the rape of a six-year-old student in the school premises. The police chief has advised the school management to resolve the safety issues...
  • Two-year-old raped by her relative at a Ranapur school Yesterday

    A two-and-a-half-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by her relative inside a school premises in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. The accused, Thanu Bhuria, has been arrested, TC Pawar, in-charge of Ranapur Police Station in the district, told a news agency. The 30-year-old man sexually abused the girl...
  • Bangalore rape: Newly appointed Police chief visits school to meet parents Yesterday

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student, has been shut since July 17. A delegation of parents will meet the school authorities and newly appointed Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Tuesday, after which they will decide on sending their kids to school. Angry...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case Yesterday

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Bangalore rape case: Agitated parents to meet school authorities today Yesterday

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student, has been shut since July 17. A delegation of parents will meet the school authorities on Tuesday, after which they will decide on sending their kids to school. Angry parents stormed the school on July 17 but...
  • Bangalore rape: Will collect information; investigate and prosecute, says Police Commissioner Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Student rape: Bangalore police chief fails to explain his transfer Yesterday

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred. The police chief, however, said that he cannot explain why he was transferred. The move also raised question whether it was a face-saving move by the Karnataka government. ...
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  • News 360: Bangalore police chief R Auradkar transferred in school rape case 2 days ago

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, the city police chief Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred on Monday. Auradkar has been moved in view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the city. Auradkar has been transferred to Karnataka State Reserve Police...
  • Making schools safe: Need to frame clear policies to curb violence against children 2 days ago

    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....
  • Bangalore student rape: Culprits to be booked under Goonda Act, says CM 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Facing the public's ire for 'sleeping' in the Assembly during a debate on sexual offences, Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah is making sure that the culprits in the rape of a six-year-old inside the premises of a top Bangalore school do not slip .. Speaking to CNN-IBN on the heinous...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI to seek DNA test of victims' clothes 2 days ago

    Having failed to exhume the bodies of Badaun rape victims for a fresh autopsy, CBI will be sending their personal belongings and vaginal swabs for DNA analysis at a laboratory in Hyderabad. CBI sources said the clothes and a few other personal belongings of the victims were collected by the agency from the family members on...
  • Student rape: Bangalore Police Chief R Auradkar transferred 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, the city police chief Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred on Monday. Auradkar has been moved in view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the city. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah cleared the transfer...
  • Low-quality education should not be tolerated: CNR Rao 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • Even gods can't prevent rape incidents: UP Governor 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Adding to the volley of irresponsible remarks made on crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents. Qureshi, who took additional charge as the UP Governor recently, said, "Even god can't prevent rapes there should not be politics over...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police 2 days ago

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • Bangalore rape case; stir continues, ABVP workers clash with police 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Protests over alleged rape of a six-year old girl turned violent on Monday as ABVP activists clashed with police in front of the public school, where the incident happened, leading to a lathicharge. After heated arguments, ABVP activists who besieged the Vibgyor High School, which is facing public anger for...
  • Rise in rape cases due to degradation of social values: Uma Bharti 2 days ago

    Blaming degradation of social values for rising rape and molestation cases in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the problem can be overcome through social pressure and compulsions. "The degradation of social values and disintegration has encouraged such incidents and the values of our social heritage can help...
  • Thane: 21-year-old held for raping minor girl 2 days ago

    Thane: A youngster was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said on Monday. The 21-year-old accused, identified as Nanhe alias Ketan Kadam, who has past criminal record, called the girl in his chawl situated on Ambedkar road of...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...