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POCSO charge against BSP leaders including Mayawati for derogatory remarks

POCSO charge against BSP leaders including Mayawati for derogatory remarks

Police will add certain sections of POCSO Act in the FIR against some BSP leaders for their alleged lewd remarks against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh's family members.

Minor girl repeatedly raped by father in Maharashtra

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father for about an year in Bhiwandi here, police said on Monday.

More than 2000 cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

 More than two thousand cases were registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) in children's courts between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015 while the average percentage of conviction of cases is about two per cent.

Girl gang-raped by five persons in Delhi

A 17-year-old girl working as a domestic help at a JNU professor's residence was allegedly abducted from outside the varsity's campus in south Delhi and gang-raped, police said on Tuesday.

Two held for 'raping' girl on pretext of taking her home in Gadchiroli

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two persons, including a school cook who was instructed to drop her home after she sustained a leg injury in school, police said Thursday.

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.