Girls not safe in country: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said that girls were "not safe" in the country, and expressed deep concern over the recent incidents of rapes of minors in the national capital which he said stood out for the sheer "apathy".

Rape laws on minor girls; SC makes NCW party to PIL

 The Supreme Court on Friday made the National Commission for Women (NCW) a party to a PIL challenging constitutional validity of a provision in rape laws that permits "intrusive sexual intercourse with a girl child aged between 15 to 18 years" by the husband.

15-year-old raped by neighbour in Faridabad

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Rajiv Colony Ballabgarh of Faridabad, police said on Friday.

Bengaluru school headmistress, husband held in child molestation case

The headmistress of a private school and her husband were arrested here on Thursday in connection with the alleged molestation of a three-year-old pre-nursery student by its security guard, a senior police official said.

CBI completes arguments in alleged Badaun gang-rape case involving sisters

CBI probing into the alleged gang-rape and murder of two teenaged cousins here, on Thursday handed over all related documents to the court and completed its arguments.

4-year RI for 59-year-old man for raping minor

A 59-year-old man was sentenced to four years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) by a court here for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

CPI(M) slams TN police, demands action in rape case

CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday pointed out the "non observance" of protocol in sexual assault cases and called for stricter action against police and medical officials for violating provisions of POCSO.

Minor boy sodomised, attempts suicide in Muzaffarnagar

A 16-year-old boy, who was allegedly sodomised by four youths, attempted suicide at Sisona village under Chapar police station here, police said on Monday.

Man acquitted in rape case after girl denies charge

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charge of raping a 19-year-old girl after she denied the allegation made against him and said that the complaint was filed by her uncle as he was unhappy with her marriage with the accused.

Sexual assaults of minor girls: HC raps Karnataka govt, schools

Taking serious note of the rising incidents of sexual assaults of minor girls in schools, the Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up the education department and private schools and asked them to ensure the safety and security of students.

Bangalore: Teacher arrested for sexual assault of 6-year-old girl

A teacher was arrested on Friday for alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old girl twice at a school here, as the fourth such incident in as many months sparked public outrage and protests by parents.

Seven-yr-old girl molested in SW Delhi school

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a 24-year-old man inside the premises of her school in southwest Delhi's Dwarka area, police said on Thursday.

Minor girl moves court to terminate pregnancy

A fast track court here is likely to hear on Saturday a plea of a 16-year-old girl, seeking its permission to terminate her pregnancy.

Cops rescue minor girl trafficked from Assam

A minor Assamese girl who was allegedly trafficked to Delhi and forced into prostitution has been rescued by police from southeast Delhi's Okhla area.

HC seeks details of sexual offence cases involving minors as victims

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a report about the number of pending sexual offence cases involving minors as victims to decide whether to issue a direction for appointment of special prosecutors specially for such matters.

Minor maid raped, forced to undergo abortion in Jaipur

A minor girl working as maid was allegedly raped and forced to undergo abortion by her employer in Jhotwara area here, police said on Sunday.

Youth booked for outraging minor girl`s modesty

An FIR has been lodged against a 20-year-old boy for allegedly assaulting a 10-year old girl while she was answering the nature`s call at a village here, police said here on Saturday.

SAI suspends wrestling coach facing sexual harassment charge

The Sports Authority of India today suspended Satvir Singh, wrestling chief coach at SAI Training Centre in Hissar, against whom the police have registered a case earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage woman wrestler there.

SAI coach booked on charges of harassing female wrestler

Police today registered a case against a coach at the Sports Authority of India`s (SAI) Hisar centre for allegedly harassing a teenage woman wrestler.

Delhi Police to train personnel on dealing with sexual assault cases

Delhi Police will soon launch a training programme under which mobile teams will apprise its personnel about new and existing laws to effectively deal with cases like sexual offences against children and women.