News  /  Published 01.12.21

Fresh arrest in Howrah government shelter child abuse case

A member of the Howrah chapter of the child welfare committee who is also the son of a former deputy mayor of Howrah has been arrested in connection with charges of sexual abuse of children at Karuna ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

News  /  Published 21.11.21

10 held for ‘child abuse’

Ten persons, including a senior official of the rank of assistant director in the state government’s women and child development and social welfare department, have been arrested in connection w...
By Our Special Correspondent

India  /  Published 18.11.21

CBI arrests child porn accused

The CBI on Wednesday arrested Surendra Nayak, the 24-year old youth from Odisha’s Dhenkanal district, for his alleged links with a pan-India child abuse racket. He was arrested for allegedly ci...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 17.11.21

CBI raids on online child abuse

The CBI on Tuesday carried out a coordinated search at 76 locations across 14 states and Union Territories in connection with allegations of online child sexual abuse. The agency had filed 23 cases a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Domestic violence: SC notice to Centre on PIL seeking infrastructure facilities for women

  The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking adequate infrastructure across the country for providing effective legal aid to women abused in matrimonial homes ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 20.10.21

YouTube sued over animal abuse videos

The videos are disturbing. A giant python wraps its thick body around the neck of a puppy, which thrashes and squeals in panic. A baby monkey, trembling and screeching in horror, is poked, prodded and...
By Daisuke Wakabayashi in New York

World  /  Published 07.10.21

Child abuse saddens Pope Francis

Pope Francis expressed “shame” for himself and the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday for the scale of child sexual abuse within the church in France and acknowledged failures in putting t...
By AP, PTI in Vatican City

Sports  /  Published 05.10.21

Zverev under ATP probe

The ATP has launched an internal investigation into allegations of domestic abuse against German tennis player Alexander Zverev by his ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova, the men’s tennis governing bo...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Over 350 crimes against kids each day in India

A total of 1,28,531 crimes against children were recorded in India last year, implying that an average of 350 such cases were reported each day during the pandemic, according to an NGO's analysis ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.09.21

Aussie ex-principal faces abuse charges

An Australian court ruled on Thursday that a former principal of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls’ school must stand trial on charges that she had sexually assaulted students under her care. The d...
By New York Times News Service in Melbourne


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