The Biggest Stories of July 22, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The alleged rape of a child inside an elite Bangalore school on July 2 has shocked the nation; but equally shocking is the fact that another man, who allegedly raped a seven-year-old child inside a city school two years ago, is no longer even behind ...
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday July 22, 2014
While hundreds of parents protest in panic on the streets of Bangalore after a six year old child was allegedly raped at an elite school this month, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today snapped at a reporter saying, "Is this the only news we h...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 21, 2014
The search for the alleged rapist of a six-year-old first grader in an elite school of Bangalore has led the police to a skating instructor who stashed videos of schoolchildren being raped.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Saturday July 19, 2014
Two years ago, another Bangalore school had tried to hush up the rape of her seven-year-old child inside its premises, claims this mother
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday July 19, 2014
The alleged rape of a six-year-old at a prominent school in Bangalore that has enraged the city triggered more protests by parents today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 17, 2014
The alleged rape of a six-year-old at a prominent school in Bangalore has enraged the city and triggered massive protests by parents.
South | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 17, 2014
The rape of a six-year-old in a prominent school in Bangalore has enraged the city and triggered protests by parents. A form that many schools have asked parents to sign, declaring that they can't be held responsible for the child's safety, has led t...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Even though the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has opposed the Women and Child Development ministry's proposal about trying juveniles involved in heinous crimes as adults, the National Commission for Women today backed the...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 14, 2014
The parents of the girl who was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012 have welcomed the statement of Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, who said today that juveniles, accused of serious crimes like rape, be treated...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday said juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape should be treated on par with adult offenders.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi today said the Centre was ready to launch Rape Crisis Centres across the country that would offer a range of support services for survivors of molestation.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
A man convicted of the 1994 rape and killing of an 11-year-old Florida girl is set to be executed on Thursday with the victim's grandmother watching from the witness chamber on behalf of the child and her deceased mother.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Delhi Government's 181 helpline for women, which operates from the Chief Minister's Office, has been attached with the Women and Child Development Department, fuelling fear that the initiative taken after the December 16 gang rape may soon run out of...
India | Agencies | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and lynching of two girls in Uttar Pradesh.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and murder of two girls.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday June 2, 2014
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that she will not go to Badaun, where two girls were gang-raped and murdered last week until she does something to fix the situation.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
Blaming police laxity for the horrific gangrape of two Dalit sisters in the district, Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that a "rape crisis cell" will be constituted for speedy action on such incidents.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 26, 2014
Abdul Sesay used to carry an AK-47 in jailed Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's notorious "Demon Forces" militia, which tortured, killed and raped its way through the country's second civil war.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Wednesday May 7, 2014
The slums of India, living under the grim shadows of poverty, illiteracy and unemployment, hide several untold stories; stories of survival, sometimes of passion, sometimes of success, sometimes of ruthless determination, but mostly of wretchedness.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
A lawyer for "X-Men" director Bryan Singer dismissed as "fabricated" and absurd claims on Thursday that the filmmaker sexually assaulted a former child model and aspiring teenage actor.