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  • Maharashtra: Shelter home owner arrested for alleged sexual abuse 29-05-2014 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: An illegally run private shelter home in Karjat on the outskirts of Mumbai in Maharashtra, has come under scrutiny. This after over 30 children alleged sexual abuse by the founder and owner of the shelter home. Ajit Dabholkar, the owner of the shelter home, and his assistant have been...
  • Vasundhara Raje holds surprise inspection of night shelters 15-01-2014 02:57 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister once again followed in the footsteps on Aam Aadmi Party as she held a surprise inspection of night shelters in the state on Tuesday night. The Aam Aadmi Party has had an effect on the Rajasthan CM as she first scaled down her personal security to...
  • Vijay Bahuguna issues order to build shelter homes 02-01-2014 06:20 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has issued orders to build shelters homes for people living in the open in severe cold across the state. The Chief Minister, who late last night took a spin around the city to see the conditions of the homeless, issued directives in this regard. Moved...
  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse 24-12-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Thousands of homeless women and children spend their nights out on the streets of the national capital, battling not just the cold but also abuse and violence. With only six shelters for women, many who are forced to live in the open share horror stories of sexual assault...
  • Delhi: Over 1 lakh homeless people brave the winters on streets 23-12-2013 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: As the cold intensifies, over 1 lakh homeless people have been braving the harsh winters on the streets of Delhi. The lack of shelter homes force many to spend their nights out on footpaths, under flyovers, open grounds and even in urinals. CNN-IBN's Meenakshi Upreti spent a night...
  • Jammu: 2 arrested for misleading probe in shelter home rape case 19-09-2013 11:47 AM

    Jammu: Two more people have been arrested for misleading the police investigations into the alleged repeated rape of girls at a school for special children in Jammu. Principal Rajinder Kapoor and Secretary GL Kaul have been arrested for hiding facts. One of the girls who was allegedly raped was reportedly...
  • Ward boy, security guard rape 30-year-old mentally challenged woman; arrested 02-09-2013 10:25 AM

    In a shocking incident, a mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a ward boy and a security guard in the lift of a municipal hospital at Bhosari near Pune, police said on Monday. Both the accused have been arrested. The 30-year-old woman, who is also speech impaired, had been...
  • 'Goa govt-run shelter home staff was scared of boys' 04-08-2012 12:50 PM

    Panaji: An inquiry into affairs of 'Apna Ghar', a state-run shelter home for children, has revealed that the staff was "scared" of the minor boys there and did not even sit next to them. The Goa government appointed Levinsons Martins inquiry has pointed out that the staff has told the...
  • Now Karnal shelter home shut after sexual abuse 04-08-2012 06:42 AM

    New Delhi: Days after the shocking stories of abuse at the Apna Ghar shelter home in Rohtak, Haryana, another shelter in Karnal has been shut down after allegations of sexual and physical abuse surfaced. A case has been registered against Monica Das, who runs the Apna Ghar shelter in Karnal....
  • West Bengal: Woman raped, buried in shelter home 19-07-2012 06:44 PM

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident, a mentally ill woman has been allegedly raped and murdered inside a government-funded shelter home in West Bengal. The state CID has taken over the probe and is unearthing remains of more bodies of girls which have been illegally disposed. As many as 10 people...
  • Karunalaya: Where the mentally ill live in dignity 06-07-2012 10:47 AM

    Nanjangud (Karnataka): Left in the wild to get killed, many of them do not know where they came from and who they are. The shelter home Karunalaya, on the edge of Karnataka's Bandipur Tiger Reserve, provides the 55-odd mentally challenged to eke out their existence with some dignity. "These unfortunate...
  • UP govt suspends Ghaziabad shelter superintendent 26-06-2012 04:32 PM

    Ghaziabad: Reacting to a report on CNN-IBN on the sorry state of affairs in government shelters for children, the Akhilesh Yadav government has cracked down. The government has suspended the superintendent of the Ghaziabad observation home from where children were reported missing. Zubeida Khan, who is the superintendent of the...
  • Shelter shocker-II: UP govt homes under scrutiny 19-06-2012 01:58 PM

    Allahabad: After Haryana, comes another shelter shocker, this time from Uttar Pradesh. And again like the last time, it is the government-run shelters that are in the net. While four minor girls were allegedly abused in Allahabad, six went missing from Ghaziabad, many fearing that they may have been forced...
  • Suckered by Jaswanti

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    In May 2008, when the economic slowdown was beginning to bite, I traveled to Rohtak for a feel-good TV story which I thought would go...

  • Naked yoga, oral sex in Haryana shelter home 14-06-2012 09:39 AM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court probe panel report on the Rohtak shelter home, Apna Ghar, has made shocking revelations. It says that the children were forced to perform oral sex and naked yoga. The report also says that about 101 inmates of the home were subjected to various...
  • Shelter home abuse: Differences in probe team 13-06-2012 09:54 AM

    Chandigarh: The four-member probe team looking into the Rohtak shelter abuse cases seems to be divided. Two members of the four-member probe team have submitted their report to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on reports of abuse in shelter home. But surprisingly, the other members claim they weren't consulted...
  • Haryana's shelter shame: Are mere investigations enough? 11-06-2012 10:40 PM

    Days after the woman in-charge of Haryana's Apna Ghar shelter was arrested, investigations have revealed that prolonged sexual abuse may have left some of the inmates mentally ill. ...
  • Govt withdraws award from Rohtak shelter owner 10-06-2012 09:31 AM

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Sunday withdrew the Indira Gandhi Mahila Shakti award given to Jaswanti Devi, the owner of the controversial shelter home at Rohtak where many women and children inmates were abused and her membership from the juvenile justice panel has also been cancelled. The state government has...
  • Rohtak shelter home sealed after reports of abuse 09-06-2012 09:51 AM

    Chandigarh: A day after the horrific tales of rape and prostitution in a government shelter in Rohtak surface, Harayana government on Saturday ordered the sealing of the shelter home. The state government has been under pressure to act after CNN-IBN highlighted the findings of a High Court team probe. The...
  • Mumbai sexual abuse: British paedophiles surrender 21-03-2011 03:09 PM

    Duncan Grant and Allan Waters were convicted in for sexual abuse of minor boys at the Anchorage Shelter Home in Colaba in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai sodomy: British paedophiles surrender 21-03-2011 02:57 PM

    Mumbai: British paedophiles Duncan Grant and Allan Waters surrendered, on Monday, in the Mumbai sodomy case. Grant and Waters were convicted for sexual abuse of minor boys in Mumbai. They will be taken for medical examination and after that, the duo will be taken to the sessions court. The Supreme...