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Sarah Everard: UK woman's disappearance, death sets off a movement

19 Mar 2021

Sarah Everard: UK woman's disappearance, death sets off a movement

The disappearance and death of Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old United Kingdom woman, has brought the nation's public institutions under intense scrutiny.

Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two

06 Mar 2021

Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two

Raped on several occasions by two men at the age of 12 about 27 years ago, the victim, who had become a mother, has now lodged a case against the accused on court orders after her son inquired about his father's name.

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

05 Mar 2021

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.

Maharashtra: Girls stripped, forced to dance in government-run hostel

03 Mar 2021

Maharashtra: Girls stripped, forced to dance in government-run hostel

The Maharashtra government has formed a four-member high-level committee to conduct a probe into an incident where girls were allegedly stripped and forced to dance by policemen at a state-run hostel in Jalgaon, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday.

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

03 Mar 2021

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

A 60-year-old man allegedly bludgeoned his wife and two daughters to death with a hammer at their house in Bulandshahr over suspicion that they had illicit relationships with outsiders, police said on Wednesday.

Man attacks techie in Hyderabad for rejecting marriage proposal

03 Mar 2021

Man attacks techie in Hyderabad for rejecting marriage proposal

A woman software engineer was injured when a man allegedly attacked her using a knife, at her residence in Hyderabad, for turning down his marriage proposal, police said.

Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape

02 Mar 2021

Aligarh: Dalit girl was strangulated, no clear evidence of rape

The postmortem report of the teenage Dalit girl, whose body was found on Sunday in Aligarh, has not indicated any clear evidence of rape and found that she was strangulated to death, a senior official said.

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

02 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

A serial rapist wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Monday, the officials said.

Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

15 Dec 2020

Man loses bet, lets friends rape wife, pours acid later

In what qualifies as a horrifying incident, a man in Bihar allowed his friends to rape his wife after he lost a gambling bet. The victim, used as an object by her husband, later went through another ordeal as he poured acid on her, in a bid to "purify her," reports IANS.

Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

01 Nov 2020

Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

28 Oct 2020

#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.

Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

26 Oct 2020

Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

Delhi Police will soon dismiss the 35-year-old sub-inspector, who was arrested for stalking and harassing four women, including a minor, between October 17 and 20.

Woman, locked inside toilet by husband for 1.5 years, rescued

15 Oct 2020

Woman, locked inside toilet by husband for 1.5 years, rescued

Married for 17 years, a woman in Haryana was subjected to inhumane treatment by her husband for over a year. She was locked up inside a toilet and not given much to eat.

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

05 Oct 2020

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

Even as India remains outraged over the gang-rape, assault, and subsequent death of a 19-year-old woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh, heinous crimes against women are not abating, as one case from Gurugram shows.

UP man slits pregnant wife's belly to determine baby's gender

20 Sep 2020

UP man slits pregnant wife's belly to determine baby's gender

In a horrifying incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh allegedly split open his pregnant wife's belly to determine the gender of the baby on Saturday evening.

UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

27 Aug 2020

UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

A woman, Kamlesh Kumari, and her lover, identified as Ravindra Baheliya, both residents of a village in Gursahaiganj, Kannauj district, Uttar Pradesh, were brutally beaten by the woman's family members and other villagers who were opposed to their relationship, Hindustan Times reported.

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

22 Aug 2020

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

A 25-year-old woman in Telangana's Hyderabad has leveled shocking allegations of sexual exploitation against nearly 150 persons over several years.

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

06 Aug 2020

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman was left fighting for her life after being stabbed 30 times by her former classmate this week.

Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

30 Jun 2020

Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

In a shocking incident, a government employee in Andhra Pradesh brutally assaulted a woman colleague after she asked him to wear a mask.

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

23 Jun 2020

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.

Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old

01 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old

In a gut-wrenching incident, seven men, including three minors, raped an 18-year-old in Madhya Pradesh on the intervening night of April 29 and 30, making it the fourth rape case to be reported from the central state since the coronavirus-linked lockdown started.

Coronavirus lockdown: France to shift domestic violence victims to hotels

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: France to shift domestic violence victims to hotels

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, as lockdowns across several parts of the world forced people indoors, the incidents of domestic abuse have surged.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

06 Mar 2020

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

13 Dec 2019

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

She was performing at a wedding function on November 30, paused to catch a breath, and her life took a deadly turn as she was shot at.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

07 Dec 2019

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

Denied food, tortured by Misa: Lalu's daughter-in-law makes shocking claims

30 Sep 2019

Denied food, tortured by Misa: Lalu's daughter-in-law makes shocking claims

At a time when rains have ravaged Bihar and taken several lives, the state's capital Patna remained in news for an entirely different reason.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

24 Sep 2019

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

The 23-year-old law student, who accused former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, got a reprieve on Tuesday after a court agreed to hear her plea seeking protection from arrest in connection to extortion case filed against her.

Showing middle finger to woman can put you behind bars

21 Sep 2019

Showing middle finger to woman can put you behind bars

According to a recent judgment by a Delhi court, showing middle finger to a woman can land you in prison.

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

21 Sep 2019

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

A disturbing video of domestic violence did rounds of social media late on Friday. In the CCTV footage, a woman was seen being assaulted by her husband, mother-in-law, and father-in-law.

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

07 Sep 2019

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.

Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO

02 Sep 2019

Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO

In a shocking incident, a student of Class-I has been booked for attempting to rape his classmate in Sirsa, Haryana.

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

25 Aug 2019

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

A 33-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Cyberabad police in Chennai for allegedly duping over 600 women across the country into sending their nude photos.

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

19 Aug 2019

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

19 Aug 2019

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

13 Aug 2019

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.

Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand

12 Aug 2019

Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand

In a horrid incident, a man beheaded his wife in broad daylight in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, yesterday, and walked the streets with the decapitated head.

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

11 Aug 2019

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

A station house officer of the Sadar police station in Gurugram has been arrested on Saturday for raping a woman and filming the incident.

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

10 Aug 2019

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

A former MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was booked for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, this year, Delhi police said on Saturday.

Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again

08 Aug 2019

Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again

In an inhumane incident, a 15-year-old girl was gang-raped twice within a span of 24 hours on July 30 in Haryana's Punhana, the police said on Wednesday.