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    Bhopal: Woman cops stage dharna outside CM house, seek action against seniors

    Bhopal: The two women police personnel, who were allegedly harassed by senior officials, staged a dharna on Tuesday evening outside the CM House seeking action against the cops. The aggrieved women cops also demanded an audience with the chief minister.  Accusing their seniors of sexually harassment, the two woman cops had registered cases against them. However, seeing no action initiated against the accused, the woman cops demanding suspension and arrest of the

  • Facebook comes up with new policy to report harassment, explicit images

    Social media site, Facebook, have unveiled a new policy to report harassment and explicit images encountered by the user. This comes on the back of many users complaining that explicit images were “shared in revenge” on the platform without their consent, which violates the company’s terms of service.

  • Mumbai: After meeting Chief Minister, Versova beach clean-up to start again

    Mumbai: Following assault and harassment by local goons and non-cooperation from civic authority Afroz Shah, the activist who suspended his massive task of cleaning up the Versova beach in Mumbai, on Thursday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • Indore: Youth held for circulating video of girl after broken marriage

    Indore: A youth was arrested by cyber cell officials from Jaora for allegedly harassing a girl by making her video viral over mobile phone on Tuesday. The accused was on the run for more than two years after the girl lodged a complaint against him.  SP (cyber cell) Jitendra Singh said that Chandan Nagar resident victim had lodged a complaint with the cell in October 2015.

  • Indore: Man beats up female attendant at MYH

    Indore: A woman of Ratlam Kothi area was thrashed and harassed by a man following an altercation at MY Hospital on Tuesday. According to police, the victim alleged that her father is a heart patient and is undergoing treatment at the hospital. The victim’s father is admitted in ward 16 and was resting when accused Jeetu Alias Jitendra Panchal, a resident of Banganga started shouting in the hospital, police said. The victim

  • Kerala: 15-year-old girl who jumped off school building dies

    Kollam (Kerala): A 15-year-old girl who attempted suicide by jumping from her school building allegedly due to harassment by her teachers, succumbed to injuries at a hospital today in Thiruvananthapuram, about 65 kms from here, police said.

  • Bhopal: Trucks stay on roads, essential goods don’t reach market

    Bhopal: In response to nationwide two-day strike beginning from Monday, trucks were off the roads in Madhya Pradesh to protest against Goods and Services Tax (GST), high diesel prices and harassment at roads at toll points. Operators called it a token strike observed to send the message to union government about problems cropping up due to GST and increase in prices of diesel.

  • Bhopal: Model sexually exploited on pretext of marriage

    Bhopal: A 23-year-old model has filed a rape complaint against her ex-boyfriend for sexually exploiting her for months on pretext of marriage. The woman, in her complaint, said that she had befriended 25-year-old Mohit Shah, who is also a model. Shah, who used to live in Karond area, now has shifted to Mumbai and is working with a modeling agency as an assistant director.

  • Bhopal: National level player accuses judo coach of harassment

    Bhopal: Sports department has removed Marshal Arts Academy coach Poonam Chopra following allegation of harassment and physical assault by a national-level judo player. Sources said that Antim Yadav, who has won laurels at both national and international level, had submitted a hand-written complaint with senior officials accusing Chopra of repeated assaults and harassment.

  • Bhopal: Is social media corrupting young minds, women group deliberates

    Bhopal: While increasing number of cases against children have left people worried, however, a recent incident of a minor girl being harassed by boys as young as ten years have sent shock waves across the city.  Some attribute the misdeeds by these young kids to excessive exposure to social media and other such mediums which are leaving adverse effect on these young and impressionable minds.

  • Maharashtra: Women’s panel sees rise in pending cases

    Mumbai: The number of cases pending with the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) has been increasing over the years and there has also been a steady rise in the count of complaints related to harassment of women at workplace received by the panel, an RTI reply has revealed.

  • PTI worker approaches police to register FIR against Ayesha Gulalai

    Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf worker has approached a police station in Peshawar to invoke section 499/500 of Pakistan Penal code to register a FIR against MNA Ayesha Gulalai for defaming the party and its chairman, Imran Khan.

  • FB involved in 32 per cent of cyber-bullying cases in UK

    Islamabad : Facebook was used in 32.5 per cent of cyber-bullying cases, including revenge porn and harassment, in Britain last year, prompting fears that the social media platform may be providing a safe haven for those who harass others, the media reported.

  • Bhopal: ‘Parents should track kids’ net surfing habits’

    BHOPAL: About 50 cases of harassment of children online are reported every month and most are through Facebook accounts and circulation of mobile numbers of girls through Whatsapp and other sources. Cyber expert Akshay Bajpayi on the rising numbers of such cases said, “I myself have received over 10 cases in last two weeks where parents complained about fake Facebook accounts being created in their children’s name and then vulgar messages and

  • Bhopal: As vendors oppose ‘pink parking’, women say monitoring, mgmt more important

    BHOPAL: To protect women from harassment and eve-teasing by ruffians and anti-social elements, a ‘pink parking’ (exclusively for women) is being developed at Ganesh Chowk (across the road from SBI main branch) in the city’s busiest business district New Market by the association of businessmen of the area. The project has hit a roadblock with the vendors occupying the space refusing to vacate it.

  • Bhopal: No takers for Anti-Romeo Squad

    BHOPAL: The Anti-Romeo Squad has come up to check eve teasing, stalking and harassment. Though the propaganda before election was to bring love jihad under control, the new UP CM has ordered to not trouble the couples but there have been several news reports about people being questioned even for sitting alone. The motto of the Anti Romeo Squad has changed after the elections and is now said to be for ensuring