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Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

19 Jan 2021

Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

A 13-year-old girl from Bihar was allegedly "sold" twice for marriage within 17 days, following which police has arrested five people on charges of human trafficking, including her mother.

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

23 Feb 2020

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Odisha in January 2019 gave birth while mopping the floor of an apartment in Bengaluru in November.

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

17 Aug 2019

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

A disturbing incident has been reported from Andhra Pradesh. A minor Dalit girl and her 20-year-old cousin, named Sai Kiran, were allegedly thrashed by a village elder as they wanted to marry each other.

Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

21 Jun 2019

Dehradun shocker: 11-year-old rapes 3-year-old girl. Is humanity dead?

In a discomforting incident which shows something is seriously wrong with humanity, a three-year-old was raped in Dehradun.

Kerala: Madrassa teacher sexually abused minor boys for 'revenge'

03 Jun 2019

Kerala: Madrassa teacher sexually abused minor boys for 'revenge'

We need to protect our children in a better way. This was proved once again after a 63-year-old madrassa teacher was arrested for sexually abusing minors.

Jalandhar: Man, accused of raping 11-year-old, beaten to death

03 Jun 2019

Jalandhar: Man, accused of raping 11-year-old, beaten to death

In a distressing turn of events, a 39-year-old man was beaten to death in Jalandhar on Sunday afternoon. The man allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl after which the locals lost their cool.

Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor

03 Mar 2019

Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor

The Delhi High Court has agreed to quash an FIR against a couple, who had employed a minor for household work, and directed them to plant 100 trees and pay Rs. 1.5 lakh to the victim.

Minor girls burnt, fed human waste over affair with boys

31 Jan 2019

Minor girls burnt, fed human waste over affair with boys

In Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, two minors girls, who are cousins, were tortured by their own family for dating two boys who studied in their school.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

07 Jan 2019

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

30 Dec 2018

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Nepal Embassy and the NGOs of Nepalese origin for investigation in the case of the disappearance of eight women and a minor from a Shahdara shelter home earlier this month.

Telangana's face-recognition technology helps unite missing Assam girl with family

17 Dec 2018

Telangana's face-recognition technology helps unite missing Assam girl with family

A facial recognition tool developed by the Telangana police has helped in reuniting a missing Assam girl with her family, officials said today.

Four shelter homes shut in Odisha, had no registration

05 Dec 2018

Four shelter homes shut in Odisha, had no registration

Four shelter homes in Odisha have been shut down after an inquiry found that they were running without registration.

Odisha: Shelter home sealed over sexual abuse allegations, two arrested

03 Dec 2018

Odisha: Shelter home sealed over sexual abuse allegations, two arrested

An NGO-run shelter home has been sealed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district and two people, including its managing director, arrested following allegations that the minor inmates were sexually abused there.

Gurugram: Neighbor shows objectionable video to 8-year-old, rapes her

19 Nov 2018

Gurugram: Neighbor shows objectionable video to 8-year-old, rapes her

An 8-year-old girl was raped by her neighbor in Sultanpur area of Gurugram on Sunday, police said.

Rewari: On way home, 7-year-old raped, accused arrested

18 Oct 2018

Rewari: On way home, 7-year-old raped, accused arrested

Just a month after the brutal gangrape of 19-year-old board topper sparked outrage, a 7-year-old was allegedly raped in Rewari, Haryana.

Maharashtra: Residential school director held for raping 5 students

27 Sep 2018

Maharashtra: Residential school director held for raping 5 students

At least five students, some of them minor, were allegedly raped and three others molested by the director of a residential school for tribals in Sangli district, Maharashtra.

Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs

19 Jul 2018

Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs

The Madras HC yesterday directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to provide counseling within 24 hours to an 11-year-old hearing-impaired girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by 17 men in Chennai.

Jharkhand baby-selling racket: Maneka Gandhi directs states to take steps

17 Jul 2018

Jharkhand baby-selling racket: Maneka Gandhi directs states to take steps

A day after authorities rescued the fourth baby sold by a Sister and a staff member at a Missionaries of Charity shelter home in Jharkhand, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has directed all states to inspect such child care institutions (CCI) run by the organization.

Jharkhand: Four babies sold by Missionaries of Charity shelter-home rescued

16 Jul 2018

Jharkhand: Four babies sold by Missionaries of Charity shelter-home rescued

A Ranchi-based shelter home run by the Missionaries of Charity is in major trouble: police have found that Nirmal Hriday, the home, sold at least four babies to couples seeking children for as much as Rs. 50,000 each.

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

05 Jul 2018

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.

Missing Delhi boy reunites with family after six years

23 Jun 2018

Missing Delhi boy reunites with family after six years

Wednesday brought good news for a Delhi family after they were reunited with their missing son after six long years.

Madras HC allows 14-year-old rape victim to terminate pregnancy

05 May 2018

Madras HC allows 14-year-old rape victim to terminate pregnancy

The Madras High Court has allowed the termination of pregnancy of a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped 5-months ago by a man known to her.

Delhi: Raped-teen's parents 'settle' case for Rs.5L, girl reaches cops

17 Apr 2018

Delhi: Raped-teen's parents 'settle' case for Rs.5L, girl reaches cops

In some rape cases, the nation speaks out for the victim. Other victims have to fight even their parents.

Doctor who sold babies as "social service" arrested in Pune

09 Feb 2018

Doctor who sold babies as "social service" arrested in Pune

Two days ago, a doctor and his wife were nabbed in Kolhapur's Ichalkaranji for selling a baby, but officials suspect the racket goes deeper.

10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child fathered by younger uncle: Police

10 Oct 2017

10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child fathered by younger uncle: Police

The DNA sample of the 10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child has matched with girl's younger maternal uncle and not with the elder one, said police.

Faridabad: 13-year-old enslaved maid attempts suicide; jumps off 11th floor

05 Oct 2017

Faridabad: 13-year-old enslaved maid attempts suicide; jumps off 11th floor

A 13-year-old maid, hailing from Bihar, attempted suicide by jumping off the 11th floor of Kanishka Towers in Haryana's Faridabad.

Chandigarh: DNA of 10-year-old rape victim's daughter doesn't match 'rapist'

13 Sep 2017

Chandigarh: DNA of 10-year-old rape victim's daughter doesn't match 'rapist'

In a controversial development, DNA sample of a 10-year-old rape victim's daughter hasn't matched with the alleged rapist.

10-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby, not yet told she's a mother

17 Aug 2017

10-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby, not yet told she's a mother

A 10-year-old rape victim in Chandigarh has delivered a baby girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital. Both mother and baby are safe.

Missing 13-year-old found; pregnant (and raped) refuses to return home

15 Jul 2017

Missing 13-year-old found; pregnant (and raped) refuses to return home

The 13-year-old girl who went missing from Taimur Nagar 2 months ago has been found, but her medical exam revealed that she was 3-weeks pregnant.