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Two held for molesting minors in Bengal


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Two people were arrested while a complaint was lodged against a third in three different cases of molestation and attempted rape in West Bengal, police said ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan minister rushes to Britain over travel advisory


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris has left for London in an attempt to meet British officials and urge them to withdraw a travel advisory ... Read more...

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Women not safe in Bihar, says NCW team


August 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) A National Commission for Women (NCW) team Friday said women are not safe in Bihar and after probing the alleged gangrape of a Class 11 student ... Read more...

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Mumbai clashes reflect pseudo-secular politics: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday referred to the violence in Mumbai during a rally on Assam clashes as the "most perverted form of ... Read more...

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Primitive Indian mindsets resisting change (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
A mob of 40 jeering men molesting a small 16-year-old girl - one would have dismissed the highly revolting footage as a sequence straight out of an apocryphal movie but for ... Read more...

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AIUDF protests over July 9 molestation, lawlessness


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Opposition AIUDF legislators Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan over the July 9 public molestation of a girl on a main road here ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation: Amitabh questions media role


July 18th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) How did a television camera crew know about the molestation of a teenage girl outside a pub in Guwahati, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has asked ... Read more...

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Guwahati to have police commissioner system: Gogoi


July 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam's main city Guwahati will soon have a commissioner of police to deal with the rising crime graph, especially after last week's molestation incident, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Assam molestation: Channel editor says he’ll quit


July 17th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Atanu Bhuyan, the editor-in-chief of News Live channel, Tuesday announced his decision to quit following widespread criticism of the telecast of the molestation of a teenage ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks Assam government’s dismissal (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday by a petitioner seeking direction to the central government to advise the president to dismiss the Assam government in ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation: Assam police yet to visit Odisha


July 16th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) No police team from Assam has so far visited Odisha, officials said Monday, as the Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said the key accused in ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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Questions raised over media’s role in Guwahati molestation


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) While the telecast of the shocking Guwahati incident of a mob molesting a teenaged girl has helped nail some of the culprits, questions are being ... Read more...

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Students slam ‘unethical journalism’ over Assam molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati ... Read more...

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Bollywood condemns Guwahati molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Disgusting" and "shameful" is how Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Farhan Akhtar have dubbed the molestation of a teenager by a mob in ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Intro Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, police ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, the ... Read more...

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Three troopers arrested in Bihar


May 27th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) Three Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers have been arrested and five suspended in Bihar for opening fire at villagers, killing one person, police said Sunday.The villagers ... Read more...

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Bihar CM orders probe in Sitamarhi shooting incident (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered investigations into a shooting incident in Bihar's Sitamarhi district early Saturday in which paramilitary troopers opened fire on a ... Read more...

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One killed, four injured in Bihar as SSB opens fire


May 26th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) A man was killed and four others were injured critically in Bihar's Sitamarhi district early Saturday when Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers opened fire on a ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

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IPL player Luke Pomersbach gets bail (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team, who was arrested for allegedly molesting an ... Read more...

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Disappointed at allegations, says Pomersbach


May 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Australian and Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer Luke Pomersbach, who Saturday got bail in the case of allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel ... Read more...

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RCB player Luke Pomersbach gets bail


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team who was arrested for allegedly molesting an ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on bail of Pomersbach


May 19th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved its order till 4 p.m. on the bail plea of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach who was arrested ... Read more...

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RCB owner Sidhartha Mallya gets legal notice for tweets


May 19th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An American woman who was allegedly molested by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player Luke Pomersbach has issued notice to the team's owner Sidhartha Mallya seeking ... Read more...

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Australian IPL player arrested for molesting woman, claims innocence (Third Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) was hit by another controversy when Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team ... Read more...

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Mamata’s secretariat official evading arrest: CPI-M


April 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday alleged that an official at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's secretariat was not being arrested despite a non-bailable ... Read more...

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‘Hi sexy!’ Sexist comment or compliment?


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The word 'sexy' crept into the Indian lexicon a long time ago, but it continues to create ripples in a society where the conservative ... Read more...

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Mamata says her Park Street rape statement distorted


February 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from all sections of society for calling the Park Street rape "a cooked-up case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Girl commits suicide after molestation


February 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A minor girl who was molested while returning from school committed suicide here by taking poison, police said Saturday.The victim was reportedly molested, including by ... Read more...

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Astrologer held for molesting woman


February 17th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) An astrologer was arrested on charges of molestation following a complaint of a woman, who had gone to him on the promise that he would be ... Read more...

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Krishna Tirath writes to Chidambaram on rising crime


July 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has written to Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the rising cases of crimes against women in ... Read more...

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No headway in Delhi rape case


July 7th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Police have failed to establish the identities of two men who along with another person gangraped a 16-year-old girl in a moving car for six ... Read more...

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Fast track courts for all rape cases, says Tirath


July 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Describing the rising incidents of violence against women as "traumatic", Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said Wednesday that all cases of rape must ... Read more...

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