SHELTER HOME

  • HC seeks report from Delhi government on toilets catering to shelter homes September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday took note of nonfunctional mobile toilets that cater to homeless people living in night shelters and sought a report from the city government by Friday. "Please inform us tomorrow as to how many permanent and temporary toilets are there for the shelter homes....
  • Bangalore: 13yearold boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13yearold boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • Maharashtra: Shelter home owner arrested for alleged sexual abuse May 29, 2014

    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 January 15, 2014

    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 January 2, 2014

    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 by the...
  • Delhi: Homeless women battle not just the cold, but also abuse December 24, 2013

    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 December 23, 2013

    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. CNNIBN's Meenakshi Upreti spent a night...
  • Jammu: 2 arrested for misleading probe in shelter home rape case September 19, 2013

    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 September 2, 2013

    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 admitted...
  • WB: HC orders CBI probe into death of 3 women at govt shelter February 18, 2013

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has ordered a CBI probe into death of three women at a government shelter for the mentally ill in Gurap. This came after it found the CID probe into the case to be unsatisfactory. The court has ordered compensation to be given to the families...
  • 'Goa govtrun shelter home staff was scared of boys' August 4, 2012

    Panaji: An inquiry into affairs of 'Apna Ghar', a staterun 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 committee...
  • Now Karnal shelter home shut after sexual abuse August 4, 2012

    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. All...
  • West Bengal: Woman raped, buried in shelter home July 19, 2012

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident, a mentally ill woman has been allegedly raped and murdered inside a governmentfunded 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 July 6, 2012

    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 55odd mentally challenged to eke out their existence with some dignity. "These unfortunate...
  • UP govt suspends Ghaziabad shelter superintendent June 26, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Reacting to a report on CNNIBN 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 home, has...
  • Shelter shockerII: UP govt homes under scrutiny June 19, 2012

    Allahabad: After Haryana, comes another shelter shocker, this time from Uttar Pradesh. And again like the last time, it is the governmentrun 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...
  • Naked yoga, oral sex in Haryana shelter home June 14, 2012

    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 June 13, 2012

    Chandigarh: The fourmember probe team looking into the Rohtak shelter abuse cases seems to be divided. Two members of the fourmember 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? June 11, 2012

    Days after the woman incharge 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 June 10, 2012

    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 June 9, 2012

    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 CNNIBN highlighted the findings of a High Court team probe. The...
  • Mumbai sexual abuse: British paedophiles surrender March 21, 2011

    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 March 21, 2011

    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...