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NCRB Report 2020: There were 26,000 fewer crimes against children in 2020, owing to the pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown resulted in a drop in traditional crimes like theft, robbery, and assault on women and children in 2020, but there was a drastic jump in disobedience

Published on 15th September 2021
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NSUI to march against suspension of Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account

Twitter had suspended Gandhi's account after he posted a picture of the family of the nine-year-old Dalit girl who was sexually assaulted and murdered

Published on 9th August 2021
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Kerala man fatally assaults step-daughter, in judicial custody

Police arrested Pandiyan on Monday night but on early Tuesday morning, he escaped from the police station, though handcuffed

Published on 7th April 2021
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Walayar sex abuse victims' mother to contest against CM Vijayan

The Congress-led UDF has in principle decided to support the mother in her fight for justice, said State Congress president Mullapally Ramachandran

Published on 16th March 2021
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Did SFI activists in Kerala's University College really kick a woman student?

A member of the Congress-affiliated Kerala Students' Union has alleged that she was physically assaulted by a member of the SFI

Published on 12th March 2021
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Four JNU students claim they were thrashed by ABVP members and a professor, ABVP calls it pure fiction

The assaulted students allege that they were beaten up by students belonging to the university's ABVP unit and Tapan Bihari, a faculty member, who is also the warden of the Periyar hostel

Published on 17th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Bombay HC's groping without 'skin-to-skin contact isn't sexual assault' order, what does the POCSO Act say?

Since the high court's ruling on January 19, there have been questions about what the POCSO Act entails, what is the punishment for children's sexual assault, and a lot more. We find out more

Published on 28th January 2021
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Bombay HC says groping child without skin to skin contact does not constitute sexual assault 

The appellant was acquitted of sexual assault, but sentenced to imprisonment for one year and asked to pay a fine of Rs 500

Published on 25th January 2021
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Police file FIRs after violence erupts over the construction of IIT Goa campus 

Unknown persons have been accused of rioting, assaulting police officials and preventing government officials from discharging their duty

Published on 7th January 2021
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Kerala youth commission will soon provide self-defence training for women 

The programme is intended to prepare every woman in the southern state aged between18 and 40 years for self-defence against physical assault

Published on 5th January 2021
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Teacher stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Bihar, local residents protest police inaction

The victim, Mankeshwar Yadav, was returning from his school at Bishanpur around 11 am when 4-5 unidentified persons accosted him at Khar Bhatta village

Published on 21st December 2020
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AIIMS, LNJP doctors wear black ribbon in support of IMA strike call

The IMA is protesting against the Centre's move that allows ayurvedic doctors to perform various general surgeries which as per the doctors, is an assault on modern medicine science

Published on 11th December 2020
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Software major Dassault establishes research centre in collaboration with Noida's Shiv Nadar University

The Shiv Nadar University-Dassault Systemes Centre (SDC) of Excellence is for research, innovation, design and entrepreneurship

Published on 4th October 2020
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AMU hospital doctor who treated Hathras girl says they never suspected rape till the victim woke up and told them a week later  

The 19-year-old Dalit girl from Hathras, who was raped and assaulted, succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Her last rites were hurriedly carried out on Wednesday

 

Published on 30th September 2020
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Men can't talk about abuse: How the Insta campaign 'Mardaangi' is changing this stereotype one post at a time

Two teenagers Siddhant and Paavani tell us how their Instagram initiative Mardaangi is creating a safe space for men to tell their stories of sexual assault

Published on 25th September 2020

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