User: tulir Topic: Child Sexual Abuse
Category: Child Sexual Abuse -- Abuse
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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath transfers Deoria top cop over shelter home abuse case 15.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Taking strong note of the Deoria shelter home abuse case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today shunted out Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay and initiated departmental action against him. "SP Deoria Rohan (P Kanay) has been removed from his post and attached to the DGP office and departmental action has been initiated against him. Besides him, Rakesh Shankar, who was SP Deoria (Sep 2017-Mar 2018) and currently posted as DIG Basti, has also been removed from his post and attached to the DGP office. Departmental action has been initiated against him too," an official spokesperson said here. On August 6, 24 girls were rescued from an illegally-run shelter home in Deoria after allegation of their sexual exploitation came to light. Deoria Circle Officer Dayaram Singh Gaur has also been removed and a departmental inquiry ordered against him, the spokesperson said, adding that the inspector of Deoria police station has been suspended for his laxity. DGP OP Singh had ordered a probe into the ...
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Full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview to ANI 12.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], August 11 (ANI): Countering the picture projected by Opposition of a gloomy economic situation and claims of rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that more
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'The Mahagathbandhan is for personal survival' 12.8.2018 Rediff: News
'The Opposition has no option but to make it an 'All versus One' fight to even think about winning.'
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From lynching incidents to Rahul hug: Full transcript of PM Modi's interview 12.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Here is the full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interview with ANI ANI: You have mentioned in previous interviews that the methodology of computing job numbers is outdated and the true reflection is contrary to the present data available. What in your opinion is the present employment scenario in India and how will you increase employment opportunities? Prime Minister: I have already given a detailed reply in the Lok Sabha during the debate on No Confidence Motion. In short, the point which needs to be understood is that: When economy is growing at a faster pace, in fact fastest among the major economies, how will the jobs market not expand? When investment into and the pace of execution of infrastructure projects like making roads, laying down rail lines, setting up power generation including solar parks and transmission lines is at all-time high, how come the jobs will not be created. Similarly, if there is significant growth in sales of commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles, does it ...
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PM Modi counters Opposition on unemployment, economy, GST, NRC 12.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], August 11 (ANI): Countering the picture projected by Opposition of a gloomy economic situation and claims of rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that more
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Concerned over rapes, SC seeks report on facilities in childcare homes 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
Expressing concern over sexual abuse of minor girls at shelter homes in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the Supreme Court on Friday sought a report from the Centre on utilisation of funds meant for childcare institutes.
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When will rapes, sexual abuse of women at shelters stop, asks SC 10.8.2018 Rediff: News
Besides Pratapgarh, incidents of rape and sexual abuse of women and girls at shelter homes run by NGOs have also surfaced recently in Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Deoria in Uttar Pradesh.
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More than one lakhs cases registered under Sexual Abuse, POCSO Act 2012 from 2014-2016 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,449, 34,505 and 36,022 cases registered under Sexual Abuse/Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively for crime against children accounting 0.2% in 2015 over 2014 and 4.4% in 2016 over 2015.
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'Cars used to come at Deoria shelter home, but wasn't aware of purpose' 9.8.2018 Rediff: News
However, after a raid at the place on Sunday night, police said 24 girls were rescued.
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Muzaffarpur shelter-home horror: Girls getting raped left, right & centre - SC slams Bihar govt 8.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Upset with the lackadaisical attitude of the government, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that women and girls are getting raped "left, right and centre" across the country. The SC pulled up the Bihar government for funding an NGO that runs the Muzaffarpur shelter home, where girls were raped and sexually abused. "It (Muzaffarpur) is a horrific incident. We do not want such incidents to repeat in future," the SC bench said about the Muzaffarpur case in which over 30 girls were allegedly raped at the shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur, the chief of the state-funded NGO. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Ministry of Women and Child Development to apprise it about the steps that need to be taken to prevent sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes across the country. "What is to be done? Girls and women are getting raped left, right and centre. As per the NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) data, 38,947 cases of rape were reported in 2016 which means four women are raped every day," the ...
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Women getting raped left, right and centre, says anguished Supreme Court 7.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
An anguished Supreme Court today said that women and girls are getting raped "left, right and centre" across the country as it cited the National Crime Records Bureau data on four such incidents being reported per day, and stressed that action has to be taken stop such crimes. The court directed that minor victims of such crimes should not be interviewed, except by the State child rights bodies, as it would have serious impact on their welfare and mental wellbeing, and also asked the print, electronic and social media not to publish or display photos of victims of sexual abuses, even in a blurred or morphed form, in any case across the country. The apex court termed as "horrific" the case of alleged sexual abuse of girls in an NGO-run shelter home at Muzaffarpur in Bihar and pulled up the state government for funding such institution without verifying its credentials. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Ministry of Women and Child Development to apprise it about the proposed steps to be ...
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Shelter home abuse: Rajnath assures action; UP minister admits laxity 7.8.2018 Rediff: News
Twenty-four girls were rescued from a shelter home in Deoria in Uttar Pradesh after allegation of sexual exploitation of the inmates came to light a few days ago.
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Bihar shelter home case: Women being raped left, right and centre, says SC 7.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The court referred the NCRB data and said 38,947 women were raped in India in 2016. "What is to be done? Girls and women are getting raped left, right and centre," the bench said."
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Concern over sexual abuse in Azara SOS Village 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Concern over sexual abuse in Azara SOS Village
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Shelter Home horror spreads, 24 girls saved from Uttar Pradesh town 7.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Three officials were suspended and three persons of a family arrested after 24 girls were rescued from a web of sexual abuse at a shelter home in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Deoria on Sunday, two months after a similar shocker came from Bihar's Muzaffarpur. Eighteen inmates of Deoria's shelter home were still missing. The Yogi Adityanath government suspended District Magistrate (DM) Sujit Kumar and District Probation Officer (DPO) Prabhat Kumar on Monday. Another official, Abhishek Pandey, was suspended, also for not shutting the illegal facility despite orders. Those arrested include Girija Tripathi, her husband Mohan Tripathi, who operated the shelter home, and their superintendent daughter Kanchanlata. The police are interrogating the three accused about the whereabouts of the missing girls. The rescued ones, between the ages of 15 and 18, were medically examined and their statements recorded. "White, black and red cars used to come and take away the girls around 4 pm everyday. The manager would also go ...
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Muzaffarpur case: Main accused in hospital, not jail 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the child sexual abuse case, has been resting it out for the past 40 days.
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Muzaffarpur shelter rapes: Nitish Kumar govt suspends six officials for 'negligence' 5.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department, which has drawn flak after the sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur came to light, have been placed under suspension on account of "negligence and dereliction of duty". Notifications to this effect were issued late last night. The officials put under suspension were posted as assistant directors of Child Protection Units in Muzaffarpur, Munger, Araria, Madhubani, Bhagalpur and Bhojpur districts. All the officials, suspended with immediate effect, have been charged with "failure to take adequate legal action" with regard to "assault, indecent behaviour and other undesirable activities" at shelter homes within their respective areas of jurisdiction. The Muzaffarpur shelter home incident had surfaced in a social audit conducted by Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences. An FIR was lodged by the state social welfare department in June, which led to the arrest of 10 people. Medical reports have confirmed sexual abuse of ...
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape: Bihar govt suspends 6 officials 5.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
All the officials, suspended with immediate effect, have been charged with "failure to take adequate legal action" with regard to "assault.
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'Beti bachao is save beti from BJP': Opposition protests over shelter incident 4.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Addressing the protesters, opposition leaders attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Janata Dal-United1 and demanded stringent punishment against those involved in such heinous crimes.
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We are ashamed over Muzaffarpur incident: Nitish Kumar 3.8.2018 Rediff: News
The CM said the alleged sex abuse of girls at the shelter home "has left us with a sense of shame and guilt".
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