School Girl

  • Bangalore rape case: Parents hold massive protests, demand action 5 days ago

    A 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises on July 2, allegedly by two staff members. A complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. Over 1000 Bangaloreans on Saturday came together to raise their voice against this atrocious crime against the 6-year old child. One of...
  • Nigeria: 'Good news' soon on kidnapped girls July 9, 2014

    Abuja: Nigeria's National Council of State is promising to deliver "some good news" very soon about more than 200 schoolgirls held captive by Islamic extremists for nearly three months. The council, made up of past presidents, state governors and leaders of parliament, is "satisfied that security agents know very well where...
  • Nigerian military busts abducted girls terror cell July 1, 2014

    Lagos: Nigeria's military has bust a terrorist intelligence cell and arrested a businessman who "actively participated" in the April abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls, a statement said. It was unclear if his arrest might help in rescuing at least 219 girls who remain captive. Boko Haram Islamic extremists are threatening...
  • Violence against women: CM mulls martial arts training for girls in schools, colleges June 17, 2014

    Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so that they can learn self-defence. Yadav, who was reviewing the 24X7 1090 women helpline, asked Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan to...
  • Empower women: Begin with separate toilets May 28, 2014

    In 1883, Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu became the first female graduates of India. They excelled as a medicine expert and an educationist respectively; thereby demystifying the myth that women cannot venture out and contribute to the society like men. Today, more than 61.1 million girls are enrolled at the primary...
  • US: Nigeria abductions sharpen focus on Boko Haram May 9, 2014

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry is pledging to do everything possible to help return to their families more than 300 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their boarding school last month by the militant group Boko Haram. Kerry said on Thursday that a team of US officials and agents...
  • Bangalore: Two schoolgirls found dead, parents protest March 19, 2014

    Bangalore: Angry parents of two class 10 students at a Bangalore school protested outside its premises on Wednesday after the bodies of the two girls were found in a tank nearby. The protests ended only when the police registered a case. The police said that they found a suicide note from...
  • Two constables suspended for misbehaving with school girls March 15, 2014

    Two police constables have been suspended for their alleged misconduct with girl students and staff of a school in Gorakhpur, police said on Saturday. SP Amethi Hira Lal put under suspension constable Jitendra Saroj and Neeraj after they allegedly misbehaved with the girl students and female staff of Maa Durga Saraswati...
  • 35 girls fall ill after consuming iron pills March 10, 2014

    Thirty-five girls at an Uttar Pradesh college fell ill on Monday after they were administered iron pills following lunch, officials said. The incident took place at the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Shahjahanpur, about 200km from here. The girls, after being administered iron pills, aimed at improving blood content in the...
  • Goa: Five youth held for raping minor girl April 17, 2013

    Panaji: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in Mapusa town, police said on Wednesday. Five youths have been arrested in this connection on Tuesday night, after the victim lodged a complaint against them, police said. "The incident had taken place twenty days back, when the girl was invited by one...
  • Pakistan: 16-year-old girl shoots herself in class April 11, 2013

    Islamabad: A schoolgirl committed suicide by shooting herself inside a classroom in a town near the Pakistani capital after she was allegedly harassed by a man. The 16-year-old student of class 10 shot herself with a pistol during an examination on Wednesday. She was a student of the Government Girls...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Five arrested for harassing school girls April 3, 2013

    Indore: Five youths were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly throwing colours and beer at school girls travelling in a bus and harassing them, police said. Neeraj, Suraj, Shailendra, Nitesh and Lokesh, all aged around 16, were nabbed in connection with the incident which occurred on March 30, 2013, police said. The...
  • Rajasthan: School girl delivers baby in hostel, warden suspended March 6, 2013

    Jaipur: A 17-year-old student studying in class XI delivered a baby boy in her hostel at a government residential girls school in Rajasthan's Nagaur district. The girl delivered the baby in a bathroom of the hostel early on Tuesday. "When the matter came to light, the hostel warden Hemlata was suspended...
  • AP: Teen harassed by teacher, commits suicide December 9, 2012

    Karimnagar: A teenaged girl committed suicide after being allegedly harassed by her school teacher in Karimnagar, the police said on Sunday. The 15-year-old girl was studying in class ninth at Zila Parishad High School at Perkapalli village. She was disturbed after her Hindi teacher Laxmanaswamy allegedly passed comments on her looks...
  • Kolkata: Guard allegedly molests school girl November 9, 2012

    Kolkata: A primary section student of the Welland Gouldsmith School in Central Kolkata was allegedly molested by the security guard on Monday. The guard, Ricky Mullick, has been arrested. Meanwhile, the parents of the Welland Gouldsmith School students demonstrated and demanded that male non-teaching staff in the school be replaced by...
  • K'taka: 10-yr-old beaten for not finishing homework November 6, 2012

    Hassan: A shocking case of corporal punishment has been reported from Hassan, Karnataka where a 10-year-old girl of a government school was beaten up by her class teacher for not doing her homework. In the past four months, the once cheerful little fourth standard student has changed completely. She doesn't...
  • Hyderabad: 10-year-old girl chokes on tablet, dies September 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a tragic incident, a 10-year-old student died after a tablet distributed in her school got stuck in her throat. Khusbo, a fifth standard student of Marwari Hindi Pathashala in Secunderabad, took the de-worming tablet. She was taken to a private hospital where she was declared dead. The girl's body was...
  • Kolkata: 2 girls jump to death from highrise building September 12, 2012

    Kolkata: Two teenaged girls were found dead in the courtyard of an 18-storey apartment block in a posh housing complex in the southern fringe of the city on Tuesday, police said. Police suspect that Sabiba Chandana and Neha Panjari, both aged 15 and students of class IX, committed suicide by jumping...
  • Class 9 girl gagged with tape for talking June 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: A class 9 girl student in the old city area of Hyderabad was allegedly gagged with an adhesive tape by her principal and teachers for talking in the class. The incident allegedly took place on Wednesday afternoon after the principal found the teenager talking during class. The student of the...
  • Afghan girls poisoned in anti-education attack April 17, 2012

    Kunduz: About 150 Afghan schoolgirls were poisoned on Tuesday after drinking contaminated water at a high school in the country's north, officials said, blaming it on conservative radicals opposed to female education. Since the 2001 toppling of the Taliban, which banned education for women and girls, females have returned to schools,...
  • UP: School girls allege sexual harassment April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: A shocking case of young girls being sexually harassed by the employees of a Government Residential school has come to light in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. Two grade 4 employees of the school have been arrested after the girls took their complaints to the media. The girls alleged that...
  • Twenty school girls abused in Kerala March 9, 2011

    20 girls from a school in Kasargod have allegedly been abused by a lottery shop owner. ...
  • Twenty school girls abused in Kerala March 10, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: Twenty girls from a school in Kasargod in Kerala were abused by a lottery shop owner nearby. Some of the girls were abused for over a year. The Childline team started investigations after complaints from a school teacher. The police said that the girls were lured by giving chocolates and...
  • Twenty school girls abused in Kerala March 9, 2011

    Twenty girls from a school in Kasargod in Kerala were abused by a nearby lottery shop owner. Some of the girls were abused for over a year. ...
  • Report says Delhi schoolgirl had epilepsy, family outraged April 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Is the teacher who brutally punished an 11-yr-old girl going to walk free? Shanno's death certificate says she died from a medical condition and not because she was made to stand out in the heat. The certificate says Shanno died of Encephalitis - a kind of brain disease...
  • Delhi schoolgirl in coma after punishment April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Eleven-year-old Shano Khan, who slipped into a coma after being punished by her teacher, was stated to be in a critical state Friday but no case was registered in the matter as the Delhi Police was yet to receive a medical report from the hospital. Shano slipped into a...
  • Delhi school girl found dead in hostel, father wants CBI enquiry August 29, 2008

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl was found dead in mysterious circumstances in the hostel of a prominent Delhi school on Wednesday afternoon. She died after falling from the hostel’s fifth floor bathroom window. Though, the school authorities believe that she committed suicide the parents of the victim believe otherwise. The...
  • 16-year-old girl found dead in hostel August 27, 2008

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl was found dead in mysterious circumstances in the hostel of a prominent Delhi school on Tuesday. The school authorities say she "apparently" jumped to death from the fifth floor. The Class 11 student in the science stream, was taken to the Holy Angels hospital in Vasant...
  • Pune woman helps girls take the road less traveled August 28, 2007

    Pune: Seventeen-year-old Anita's little sister helps her wash her bike everyday in the hopes of getting a quick joyride. But for Anita, the cycle is more than just a form of transport. It's an engine of change. "Initially, I was studying in a Marathi medium school in Sone Sanghvi, but...
  • Chennai shocked, girl alleges school worker raped her July 25, 2007

    Chennai: A seven-year-old student in Chennai has alleged that she was raped by a school employee at the Kendriya Vidyalaya in Ashok Nagar. The student's parents say the girl was asked by a teacher to go to a classroom where a man was waiting with chocolates. The man turned out...