Schoolgirl

  • Assam: Man arrested for raping 11-year-old schoolgirl January 12, 2013

    Rangiya: An 11-year-old girl was raped by a man at North Guwahati town in Kamrup Rural district of Assam earlier this week. The accused Dimpol Baishya, who is reported to be around 30 years old, surrendered before the police this evening and has been arrested, police said. ...
  • Delhi schoolgirls to get self-defence training December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Anger and outrage in the city against the gangrape of a 23-year-old girl has caused the civic agency-run primary schools in New Delhi to announce that girl students and woman teachers would be trained to defend themselves. "A self-defence programme has been launched for girl students and woman teachers,"...
  • WB: School student raped in Howrah August 26, 2012

    Howrah: A teenage girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Krishanrampur village in Howrah district, police said on Sunday. The class nine student was raped on Saturday night by Sheikh Shahrukh at a desolate place in Krishanrampur village in the district, they said. An FIR has been lodged against the absconding...
  • Taliban poisons 120 Afghan schoolgirls in classroom attacks May 24, 2012

    An unidentified toxic powder was used to contaminate the air in the classrooms by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. ...
  • Bihar: 2 schoolgirls killed for resisting molestation bid April 29, 2012

    Nawada: Two schoolgirls who resisted a molestation attempt were deliberately hit and run over by a jeep leading to their deaths in Bihar's Nawada district on Saturday, police said. The Class X students boarded a jeep after collecting money from their school at Sitaram village under Mufassil police station, the...
  • SC agrees to hear Talwars' review plea in open court March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: In a rare case, the Supreme Court has decided to hear in open court the petition filed by the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar seeking review of its decision of giving green signal to their criminal prosecution in their daughter Aarushi's murder case. Normally review plea is being...
  • Girl raped by 'friends' on trip to Rishikesh February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a group of minor boys from her school after taking her to Rishikesh, police said on Tuesday. The shocking case was reported from Badarpur in South-East Delhi. A case of rape was registered at Badarpur police station recently after the victim's family...
  • HC adjourns Talwar's petition hearing till Mar 8 March 3, 2011

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday adjourned till Tuesday the hearing on a petition by Aarushi Talwar's parents, challenging the CBI court order to initiate proceedings against them in the murder case of their teenaged daughter. Justice Bala Krishna Narayana fixed April 8 as the next date of hearing, following...
  • 2 dead and 4 hurt in UP's hit-and-run accident August 5, 2010

    Lucknow: Two persons, including a schoolgirl, were killed and four students seriously injured when a bus of a private school ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Thursday, police said. The bus of RK Mittal Public School spun out of control and ran over five students and a 45-year-old...
  • Britney's new fashion line for schoolgirls June 30, 2010

    Los Angeles: Pop princess Britney Spears is joining the growing club of celebrities-turned-designers, launching her own fashion collection that targets the schoolgirl crowd. Spears, 28, has designed her first collection of clothing and accessories for the Iconix Brand Group Inc's Candie's brand for which she has been the face...
  • Another Ruchika? Girl commits suicide after sexual abuse January 11, 2010

    A 15-year-old schoolgirl in Ghaziabad killed herself after she was repeatedly harassed and threatened by the man who had allegedly raped her. The family blames the police for bungling up the investigation. ...
  • Watch: Aarushi case, a timeline of lapses January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: Starting with the shocking negligence of the Noida Police - highlighted by the fact that the Talwar domestic help Hemraj's body was recovered a full 24 hours after the crime was detected, during which period the police had already blamed Hemraj for Aarushi's murder - right up to...
  • Court nod to CBI narco tests on Aarushi parents January 5, 2010

    Ghaziabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was on Tuesday allowed by a local court here to conduct narco tests on Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, parents of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar who was found murdered in her Noida house May 16, 2008. The court had on Monday reserved its order on CBI's...
  • Aarushi case: Spotlight back on the parents January 5, 2010

    The Aarushi Talwar murder case is back in the headlines and once again the spotlight is on the parents. The CBI now wants to conduct narco tests on Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. The Talwars have said they have no problems in taking the tests. ...
  • CBI forming new team to probe Aarushi murder September 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is forming a new team to probe the murders of Noida schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar and her family's domestic help last year, the agency announced on Wednesday. "A new team is being formed to probe the Aarushi murder case," CBI spokesman Harsh Bhal told...
  • CBI to form new team to probe Aarushi murder case September 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will form a new team to probe the murder of Aarushi Talwar, the schoolgirl who was murdered at her home in Noida on May 16, 2008. Most CBI officers working on the case have either been transferred or gone back to their parent...
  • Evidence in Aarushi murder case tampered with September 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The vaginal swabs of Aarushi Talwar, the Noida schoolgirl who was murdered at her home in May 2008, were substituted with samples from an unidentified woman, forensic experts have found. Sources in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad found...
  • NKorea calls Clinton a 'funny woman', 'schoolgirl' July 24, 2009

    Seoul: North Korea shot back on Thursday at U S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who recently likened the isolated regime to a child demanding attention, calling the diplomat a "primary schoolgirl." Clinton made the comment in an ABC interview broadcast on Monday from India, accusing Pyongyang of using its...
  • 'Underage' Celina Jaitley denied entry in dad's pub May 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley was denied entry in a Bangkok pub and restaurant owned by her dad, courtesy the short school uniform which she was wearing. The guards not only failed to recognise her but also suspected her to be underage and stopped her from going inside. Celina was shooting for...
  • Locals stage protest against Delhi schoolgirl's death April 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The body of 11-year-old Shano Khan, who died on Friday after being subjected to corporal punishment by her teacher for not knowing the English alphabet, was handed over to her parents amid protests from locals. The teacher is being questioned by police, though no arrest has been made,...
  • NY cops handcuff schoolgirl for misbehaving in bus August 10, 2008

    A family is outraged in New York. Police allegedly handcuffed their daughter on a school bus. The girl admits she was misbehaving but her family says she didn't do anything illegal. CNN’s Jim Acosta reports. ...
  • Gift of a bike ups literacy levels in Maharashtra village April 4, 2008

    Shirur, Maharashtra: In the fight for literacy, sometimes small and unlikely things can become tools of empowerment. For Armene Modi, it was the bicycle and she is responsible for more than 450 girls getting educated all because she cared to give them a ride. For people like 17-year-old Anita, the cycle...
  • Student rescued from abductors in Mumbai March 5, 2008

    Mumbai: A schoolgirl taking her class XII exam was kidnapped on Wednesday afternoon and later on rescued. The girl was abducted by three men from outside her board examination centre in Bandra. The police intercepted the kidnappers' car on a highway when they tried to leave the city. The three men...
  • Teachers nabbed for UP schoolgirl gangrape January 19, 2008

    Lucknow: Two teachers were arrested on Thursday evening while the police have launched a manhunt for the third teacher allegedly involved in the gangrape of a 16-year-old girl in Unnao, 45 km from here. Police said the geography teacher of the Class XI student had summoned her home on the pretext...
  • Accused denies eve-teasing 10-yr-old | Reporter's Blog July 24, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after the shocking incident of 10-year-old Asma being eve-teased and run over by a group of teenage boys stunned Mumbai, one of the accused says they are innocent. “We didn't say anything to the girl, we don't even look at girls, how can we eve-tease them,” says...
  • 10-yr-old Mumbai girl fights eve-teasers, critical | Blog July 24, 2007

    Mumbai: Ten-year-old Asma is not only living through the pain of her grievous injuries in a Mumbai hospital, but also of her nightmarish, near death experience under the wheels of a jeep driven by an eve teaser. "The boys were in a jeep. They were making gestures. I thought I would...
  • 2 girls plied with liquor as punishment October 23, 2006

    Beijing: A Chinese teacher forced two schoolgirls to drink a bottle of liquor between them as punishment for neglecting their studies, Chinese media reported on Monday. The middle school girls were sent to hospital on Friday in northwestern Shaanxi province suffering from vomiting and dizziness after they drank the baijiu -...
  • Man guns down four US schoolgirls October 3, 2006

    Paradise (Pennsylvania): A heavily armed truck driver who was prepared for a long standoff barricaded himself in a one-room Amish schoolhouse on Monday, killing four girls execution-style before killing himself, police said. Seven other girls were bound and critically wounded in the attack, which police said appeared to be a revenge...