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CBI arrests UP government engineer for sexually abusing 50 children

17 Nov 2020

CBI arrests UP government engineer for sexually abusing 50 children

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a junior engineer working in the irrigation department of the Uttar Pradesh government for the alleged sexual abuse of children.

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

16 Oct 2020

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

06 Sep 2020

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

18 Feb 2020

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

In a gut-wrenching incident, a baby, who was merely five months old, was raped in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by her 25-year-old cousin.

India's lowest income bracket recorded 66% of all 2018 suicides

10 Jan 2020

India's lowest income bracket recorded 66% of all 2018 suicides

In India, the poorest seem more likely to take their own lives, government data has revealed.

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

17 Dec 2019

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

Acid attacks are the most horrendous and gruesome crimes that not only cause physical trauma but emotional and psychological trauma to victims.

MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

21 Apr 2019

MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

Over 3,100 special kits for collecting blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigations into sexual assault cases have been distributed among States and Union Territories by the Home Affairs Ministry.

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

12 Mar 2019

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

In a horrifying incident, a 15-year-old was allegedly raped by a cab driver on Saturday night after he offered her lift from IFFCO Chowk to Mahipalpur, Delhi.

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

27 Dec 2018

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

To eliminate human errors and improve the safety of trains, the Central Railways has developed an AI-powered robot that can take pictures and record videos of the undergears of trains to help engineers identify faults.

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

17 Nov 2018

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.

Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn

31 Oct 2018

Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn

Despite India being one of the most prolific consumers of porn, the Indian government hasn't had the most friendliest of relationships with adult content.

Amritsar train tragedy adds to India's lakhs of avoidable deaths

21 Oct 2018

Amritsar train tragedy adds to India's lakhs of avoidable deaths

Much has been said about the Amritsar train tragedy, but what remains crystal clear is that the accident could have been easily avoided.

Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?

28 Sep 2018

Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?

After Tanushree Dutta alleged Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, some 10 years later after the incident, everyone is questioning her- if she's actually telling the truth or if this allegation marks her comeback in the limelight.

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

18 Sep 2018

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.

Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse

16 Aug 2018

Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse

Amnesty International India today launched a new campaign aimed at creating awareness among children to help them identify sexual abuse.

MP, 'role model' in dealing with rapes of minors: CM

15 Aug 2018

MP, 'role model' in dealing with rapes of minors: CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said the state has become a "role model" in dealing with rape cases of minors.

Children in shelter-homes get Aadhaar linked to 'Track Child' portal

11 Aug 2018

Children in shelter-homes get Aadhaar linked to 'Track Child' portal

Aadhaar cards of over 30,000 children living in child care institutions have been linked to "Track Child" portal in a bid to bolster the information base on the number of children under institutional care amid reports of children going missing from shelter homes.

Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization

07 Aug 2018

Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization

Fake notes with a face value of Rs. 13.87cr were seized in states bordering Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh from November 09, 2016 till June 30, 2018 post-demonetization, as per NCRB data, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed Lok Sabha.

Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!

09 Jul 2018

Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!

If you're wondering if there's any place safe for women anymore, India's northeast might surprise you.

Unnao: Three men drag, molest woman as another shoots video

06 Jul 2018

Unnao: Three men drag, molest woman as another shoots video

Cops in Unnao, UP have launched a manhunt after a video surfaced of three men molesting a woman while another records it.

NCRB demands access to Aadhaar data, government says "will try"

22 Jun 2018

NCRB demands access to Aadhaar data, government says "will try"

Even as the SC continues hearing a case against Aadhaar, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar has said police needed to be given "limited access" to Aadhaar for the purpose of identification.

Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India

02 Jun 2018

Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India

On May 29, Union Health Ministry notified Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, that decriminalizes suicide attempt in India. The law was passed in Parliament, a year ago.

Equip yourself with self-defense tricks for free at Delhi-Police camps

05 May 2018

Equip yourself with self-defense tricks for free at Delhi-Police camps

It's time for summer holidays. Why not learn self defense tricks and that too, for free?

Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh

27 Apr 2018

Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh

The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.

President signs ordinance to allow death penalty for child rapists

22 Apr 2018

President signs ordinance to allow death penalty for child rapists

A day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance recommending death penalty for rapists of children below 12, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the amendment to the POCSO Act.

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

21 Apr 2018

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.

Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance

21 Apr 2018

Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance

The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.

Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh

20 Apr 2018

Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh

A minor girl was raped and killed at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Thursday, just three days after an eerily similar incident caused massive public outrage.

Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime

18 Apr 2018

Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime

To fight Mumbai's rapidly increasing cyber crime cases, four dedicated police stations, one for each zone: Central, South, Eastern, Western and North, will be opened soon, Mumbai police ACP announced yesterday.

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

18 Apr 2018

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

14 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.

Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12

13 Apr 2018

Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12

The Center is mulling the death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12, Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi said.

Dear Modiji, don't you forget, 'Janta Maaf Nahi Karegi'

13 Apr 2018

Dear Modiji, don't you forget, 'Janta Maaf Nahi Karegi'

Does 'Humari betiyon ko suraksha naa de paane wale logon, janta maaf nai karegi' ring a bell?

MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint

05 Apr 2018

MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint

In a shocking and inhumane incident, a 16-year-old Dalit minor took her foetus in a bag to register police complaint, in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.

Over 47,000 crime cases under SC/ST Act in 2016: Government

03 Apr 2018

Over 47,000 crime cases under SC/ST Act in 2016: Government

As many as 47,338 cases of crime against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes were registered across the country in 2016, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

After 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, WB gears up

25 Mar 2018

After 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, WB gears up

The latest data of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) revealed that West Bengal had registered 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, the fifth highest in the country.

Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her

20 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her

A 21-year-old Bengaluru student has alleged she was raped by a friend, who forced her to drink and then took her to his HSR Layout flat after she fell semi-unconscious.

Martyrs of Marriage: Film on anti-dowry law now on Netflix

19 Mar 2018

Martyrs of Marriage: Film on anti-dowry law now on Netflix

Martyrs of Marriage, a 2016 documentary film by Deepika Bhardwaj, that explores the evils of India's anti-dowry law - IPC Section 498A - is now streaming on Netflix.

Yamuna-Expressway: Three AIIMS doctors on birthday trip died in accident

18 Mar 2018

Yamuna-Expressway: Three AIIMS doctors on birthday trip died in accident

Three AIIMS doctors were killed and three others critically injured, along with the driver, when their car rammed into a mini-truck on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura this morning.

Haryana approves death penalty for rapists of girls below 12

16 Mar 2018

Haryana approves death penalty for rapists of girls below 12

The Haryana Assembly passed a bill yesterday approving death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 or below.