Articles about Crime Against Women

Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

14 Jul 2021

Delhi: Couple kills woman, throws her chopped body into canal

The Delhi Police has arrested a couple for allegedly killing an elderly woman, chopping up her body, and dumping it into a canal in Najafgarh area of the city.

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

01 Jul 2021

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

A 64-year-old man has been arrested in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly assaulting his widowed daughter-in-law there.

Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

21 Jun 2021

Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

A Bihar cadre IAS officer has been accused of physical and mental torture by his wife who has lodged a police complaint in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in connection with the abuse, an official said on Sunday.

Actress' personal bodyguard booked for raping beautician

21 May 2021

Actress' personal bodyguard booked for raping beautician

A personal bodyguard of a leading Bollywood actress has been booked by the police in Mumbai for allegedly raping a beautician on the pretext of marriage, an official said on Thursday.

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

14 Apr 2021

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

A man on the run for the last nine years after registration of a rape-cum-abduction case against him in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district was arrested on Tuesday.

Man blackmails ex-girlfriend, threatens to upload private videos online; arrested

07 Apr 2021

Man blackmails ex-girlfriend, threatens to upload private videos online; arrested

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Delhi for allegedly blackmailing his ex-girlfriend for money by threatening to upload her private videos and photos on social media, police said on Tuesday.

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

05 Apr 2021

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.

Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

03 Apr 2021

Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

A 14-year-old girl was found dead in an ambulance outside a hospital in Noida where she was abandoned by two unidentified people, days after being abducted from Hapur district and gang-raped, officials said on Friday.

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

03 Apr 2021

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

Taking more harsh action against Kailash Bohra, who was given compulsory retirement from the Rajasthan Police Service (RPS) for demanding sexual favors from a rape survivor last month, the State Government ordered his dismissal on Friday.

Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

01 Apr 2021

Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

An Indian national was sentenced by a Singapore court to four weeks in prison and fined Singapore dollars 8,000 for molesting a Vietnamese woman who worked at his office.

Uttar Pradesh: Two sisters found dead in Pilibhit village

23 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Two sisters found dead in Pilibhit village

Two teenage sisters were found dead in Jasauli village, police said on Tuesday.

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.