Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Drive to end child abuse

A drive to eradicate child labour and begging by children in Calcutta was launched on Wednesday. The state commission for protection of child rights, Calcutta police, state labour department and seve...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Sexual abuse case on leader

A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh has been booked for sexually exploiting two minor girls and making objectionable videos. Ram Bihari, the vice-president of the city unit of the BJP in Jalaun district of...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.20

Priya Shakti meets Burka Avengers

Priya’s Mask sees Priya join hands with Pakistan’s female superhero, Burka Avenger, in the fight against the virus. That’s a message in itself, isn’t it? Ram: Talent, like the...
By Priyanka Roy 

India  /  Published 12.12.20

Minor gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, on Saturday, said police. The minor had gone missing for some hours, after which her...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Chandy ‘framed’ in 2013 solar case

A former party colleague of a Kerala MLA has disclosed that then Congress chief minister Oommen Chandy had been wrongly accused of sexual abuse in a letter written by the complainant seven years ago. ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 20.11.20

‘Child-molester’ UP govt engineer

A government junior engineer who allegedly abused 60-odd children sexually over a decade and filmed the acts for uploading on the Internet was on Thursday sent to judicial custody in Banda till Novemb...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 17.11.20

CBI arrests UP engineer for child sexual abuse

  The CBI has arrested a junior engineer of Uttar Pradesh irrigation department for alleged sexual exploitation of children for last 10 years and selling videos and photographs of nefarious acts...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Abused, girls quit social media

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60 per cent experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five ...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 09.09.20

Fact checker harassed after Twitter tiff

Even a well-meaning law aimed at protecting children is being used in attempts to silence voices that expose falsehoods, but this time a pushback has taken place. At least one FIR, if not more, for a...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Sushant case: Narcotics bureau arrests member of actor’s personal staff

On Friday, the federal anti-narcotics agency had arrested Showik Chakraborty, 24, Rhea Chakraborty's brother, and Samuel Miranda, Sushant's house manager.   The agency said it has n...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


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