Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicChild sex abuse

Topic: child sex abuse

Child sex racket busted by CBI ‘extends from Pakistan to US, shares videos on social media’

The racket, involving ‘5,000 people across 100 nations’, was allegedly engaged in online distribution of child sexual exploitation material for monetary benefits.

POCSO court denies bail to man saying child knows ‘good touch bad touch’

Special judge Bharati Kale, while rejecting the bail plea of the accused, said the victim has categorically stated that the applicant touched her and 'she felt it was a bad touch'.

Pakistan media mogul’s ‘illegal’ arrest sparks protests, even in UK

Journalists have been protesting against the arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, the Editor-in-Chief of Jang-Geo Group, calling it an attack on press freedom.

POCSO death penalty will spell life threat for victims, prolong trials, say experts

The Cabinet has given its nod to amend the POCSO Act to include death penalty for aggravated penetrative sexual offences against children.

Mumbai’s mental health therapists ill-equipped to handle cases of child sex abuse: Survey

70% of Mumbai therapists said they lack specialised training to handle cases; 77% found therapy with victims an emotionally overwhelming experience.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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