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Rapes occur due to men's pervert mentality: Akhtar
Referring to the mass molestation that took place in Bengaluru on New Year's Eve, lyricist Javed Akhtar said that such incidents take place due to the 'perversion' in men. Akhtar made a statement in this regard during a session at the ongoing Jaipur ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Going out, freely
The New Year's Eve incident in Bengaluru made the words 'mass molestation' mainstream. It made women and men across ages and classes stand up and say 'enough is enough'. That's how the #IWillGoOut collective describe themselves as well
 DNA1 month ago
No evidence of mass molestation, says Bengaluru police chief
Days after the uproar over alleged incidents of mass molestation on New Year’s Eve in Bengaluru, the city’s police commissioner said police did not find evidence of “any kind of molestation” in the footage from 60-odd CCTV cameras. “We started looking into the whole video footage from approximately 45-60 cameras,” Praveen Sood, the police commissioner of Bengaluru city, said. “It takes time; the whole team was looking at the camera footage and looking ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Not just Bengaluru, Delhi too had a New Year of shame
It isn't just Bengaluru that should feel ashamed for the mass molestation of women that happened on New Year's Eve. On the same day, a mob of drunk men went berserk molesting women in North-West Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar. When the police tried to intervene, the ...
 DNA1 month ago
Karnataka HM says 'hidden agenda' behind highlighting molestation issue
Under attack over his controversial remarks on New Year eve molestation in Bengaluru, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara on Thursday asserted that he was committed to protection of women and suspected a ‘hidden agenda’ behind highlighting the incident. Parameshwara also said he was extremely pained that his statement on the alleged molestation incident had been interpreted out of context and not taken in its entirety. “My comments had nothing to do with molestation.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
No evidence of Bengaluru mass molestation, says police chief
Days after the uproar over alleged incidents of mass molestation on New Years Eve in the central business district of Bengaluru, the citys police commissioner said police did not find evidence of any kind of molestation in the footage from 60-odd CCTV cameras.Commissioner of Police Praveen Sood told reporters: On January 2, one of the newspapers raised this issue with still photographs, blurred photographs. We had to take it very seriously. We could not ignore it. At the same time, we ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Bengaluru mass molestation: 4 questioned
Four men were questioned today by the Bengaluru police about their alleged involvement in molesting women at a New Year's Eve celebration, NDTV reported.Bengaluru Police Commissioner Praveen Sood tweeted that an enquiry is being 'conducted by a DCP rank officer who has gone through feed from 45 cameras at MG road'.Read more ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
K'taka HM calls Bengaluru's mass molestation horror 'just an incident'
Karnataka home minister reacts to the reports of women being molested and insulted New Year's eve. "Bengaluru is a safe city, this is just an incident on new year. We need to understand the culture of celebration and how to do it. But we cannot have 10,000 policemen deployed on the streets, there were 1500 on the streets anyway. Bengaluru moved into 2017 with horrific incidents of molestation marring its New Years eve celebrations. According to a Bangalore Mirror report, the citys most ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
#INDvAUS | WATCH: 'Anil Kumble has channelled my aggression to some extent,' says Virat Kohli
Indian captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday credited head coach Anil Kumble for channelling his natural aggression and helping him evolve both as a cricketer and individual. "To an extent, yes (I would say). I was working on those things already on a constant ...
 DNA53 minutes ago
Bengaluru cops say man, sister-in-law hatched 'molestation plot' to get married
A man tried to use the spate of molestation allegations in Bengaluru as a decoy to carry on his extra-marital affair with his sister-in-law, police said on Sunday.Footage from a CCTV camera showed a man stalking a burqa-clad woman walking towards a bus-stop on a deserted road on Friday morning. Another video, later in the day, showed wounds on her lips, tongue, hand and toes as she tried to resist the alleged molester.Deputy commissioner of police (east division) Ajay Hilori said investigators ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Will you stand and watch if someone in your family was molested, rages Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli today said that those who watched in silence when women were being molested on Bengaluru streets on New Year's eve have "no right to call themselves men" and he feels ashamed to be a part of such a society. "What happened in Bangalore is really really disturbing. To see something like that happening to the girls and for people to watch and not do anything about it is a cowardly act. Those people have no right to call themselves men," Kohli, who has of late aired ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Society has to ponder on degrading mindset, says Rijiju on B'lore horror
A day after the Karnataka home minster's casual comments about the incidents of sexual harassment and molestation in Bengaluru on New Year's eve, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said such incidents should not be seen just through a law and order lens. "I condemn the shameful harassment of women. It's not just an incident or law and order issue. Whole society has to ponder on degrading mindset," tweeted Rijiju.On New Year's eve, many women were allegedly molested by mobs on MG Road and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago


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