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16 Apr 2018

Section 498A

UP: Man ties wife to ceiling, brutally-thrashes her for dowry

In a horrifying incident, a man in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri Thursday allegedly beat his wife for hours till she fell unconscious, then tied her hands to the ceiling and continued thrashing her.

15 Apr 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Delhi: Man stalks teen, kidnaps her, rapes for 10 days

After Kathua and Unnao, tales of horror continue to emerge from more places. A 19-year-old woman in Delhi was allegedly kidnapped, held captive in Aman Vihar for 10 days and raped repeatedly by a 'friend.'

14 Apr 2018


Delhi: 'Groom' caught for duping, sexually exploiting several women

A 41-year-old man was arrested last week from Dwarka for allegedly cheating, blackmailing and sexually assaulting at least six women by pretending to be a Mumbai-based media honcho.

Unnao Rape Case: CBI arrests BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Just hours after PM Modi broke his silence over the rape cases, UP BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has been arrested by the CBI. He is accused in the Unnao rape case.

13 Apr 2018


Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12

The Center is mulling the death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12, Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi said.

07 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: 75-year-old woman objects to less ration, beaten to death

A fair price shop owner in Muzaffarnagar allegedly thrashed a 75-year-old woman to death, after she objected to being given less ration.

07 Apr 2018


National karate champion beats up Haryana cop for sexual harassment

21-year-old Neha Jangra, a national-level karate champion from Haryana, beat up a constable from the Haryana police in Rohtak after he tried to sexually harass her in a shared auto-rickshaw late on Thursday night.

06 Apr 2018


Aboard Mumbai local, man tries to molest, thrash, strangle woman

A shocking video has emerged that shows a well-built man first trying to molest a woman, then attacking her and when she resisted him, he caught her by her hair and tried to strangle her, during which she even came dangerously close to the open gate.

31 Mar 2018


Husband, kids witness as Delhi woman gets stabbed to death

In a rather unfortunate incident, two men stabbed a woman to death, before her husband and four kids in Delhi's Govindpuri.

30 Mar 2018

Sexual Harassment

Ahmedabad: PG-owner spied on female tenants through cameras in washroom

In a disturbing incident, a PG owner in Ahmedabad was allegedly found spying on his female tenants through spy cameras in the washrooms.

29 Mar 2018


Bengaluru man lured job-seeking women as 'HR', sexually exploited them

This man spent months targeting vulnerable job-seeking women. Posing as HR, he would contact them, mostly flight-crew aspirants, and make them face 'video interviews.'

26 Mar 2018


Beautician touched inappropriately while giving me facial: Bengaluru student

A 35-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a student of a prestigious north Bengaluru college on the pretext of giving her a facial.

26 Mar 2018


Bhopal: Locals beat up rapists as police parade them publicly

Taking a leaf out of Anil Kapoor starrer 'Nayak,' locals in Bhopal rained blows on four rapists as police paraded them publicly yesterday.

25 Mar 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Delhi: Stalked, harassed by neighbor, police aspirant hangs herself

Unable to cope with the constant stalking by her neighbor, a 17-year-old of Delhi's Rohini hanged herself in her house two days ago.

24 Mar 2018


Assam: Class 5 girl gang-raped, later set on fire

On Friday, in a hideous incident, a Class 5 student in Assam's Nagaon district was set on fire after allegedly being gang-raped. The girl, who suffered 90% burn injuries, passed away in a hospital at night.

21 Mar 2018


Ghaziabad: Female stalker allegedly gets acid thrown on 23-year-old woman

A 23-year-old woman of Ghaziabad sustained severe burn injuries when two motorcycle-borne men threw a corrosive substance, presumably acid, at her while she was in an autorickshaw.

Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her

A 21-year-old Bengaluru student has alleged she was raped by a friend, who forced her to drink and then took her to his HSR Layout flat after she fell semi-unconscious.

16 Mar 2018


Haryana approves death penalty for rapists of girls below 12

The Haryana Assembly passed a bill yesterday approving death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 or below.

15 Mar 2018


Sonipat: As dummy student writes exam, principal rapes Class-10 girl

A school principal in Sonipat (Haryana) allegedly raped a Class 10 student yesterday while pretending to "help" her clear her board exams.

13 Mar 2018


Delhi: Uber 'driver' locks woman inside cab, sexually harasses her

A 29-year-old Delhi woman got the shock of her life when she was allegedly locked inside her Uber cab and sexually harassed by the driver.

11 Mar 2018


For northeast's trafficking victims, a complete loss of Indian identity

Mercy Bawm from Mizoram wanted to support her family, so in 2014, she reached Singapore through 'agents.'

23 Feb 2018


Mumbai: Man caught on CCTV forcibly kissing woman, arrested

Police in Mumbai have arrested a 43-year-old man who was caught on CCTV cameras forcibly kissing a woman at the Turbhe railway station yesterday.

20 Feb 2018

West Bengal

WB: Woman gang-raped, private parts mutilated with weapons

In a gruesome crime, two men in West Bengal allegedly raped a woman and mutilated her private parts with a metal object.

18 Feb 2018

Sexual Harassment

Noida cop arrested for attempting to rape 6-year-old girl

In a shocking incident, a police constable in Greater Noida reportedly attempted to rape a six-year-old girl inside the city's Kulesara police outpost.

17 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Six-year-old Zainab Ansari's killer gets four sentences in Pakistan

A Pakistan court has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Imran Ali, to four death sentences for raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, Zainab Ansari, last month in the city of Kasur, south of Lahore.

17 Feb 2018

United Kingdom

Indian-origin science teacher jailed for filming girls in school toilets

A science teacher of Indian origin has been awarded a jail term of four years and three months in the United Kingdom for secretly filming women/girls using school toilets and making sexually explicit images of children.

16 Feb 2018


Delhi: Thief snatches earring, tears off woman's earlobe

A 47-year-old woman in Delhi was left in need of a plastic surgery after a thief targeted her gold earrings and tore off her earlobe.

15 Feb 2018


Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her

In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.

14 Feb 2018

Sexual Harassment

Sexual assault allegations resurface against Olympic snowboarding legend Shaun White

As Shaun White cemented his status as the snowboarding legend by winning a record third gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, his achievement is eclipsed by the emergence of sexual assault allegations made against him in the past.

12 Feb 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man masturbates, tries to molest DU student on bus

A man reportedly masturbated on board an orange cluster bus in South Delhi while sitting next to a 23-year-old woman. He also reportedly tried to molest her.

12 Feb 2018


Trafficking: Center mulls new definition of "victim", NIA as probing-agency

Reports have it that the Center is working on setting up a dedicated unit to probe trafficking cases, likely under the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

11 Feb 2018


#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

For millions of Muslims, Mecca is the holiest place. An estimated 2mn head there annually for Hajj.

11 Feb 2018


16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly gang-raped in moving car in Ludhiana

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from her house and gang-raped in a moving car by four men she knew.

05 Feb 2018


Have we stopped caring? Behind the three Faridabad, Gurgaon gangrapes

Gangrapes don't shock us anymore. Neither does civic apathy.

05 Feb 2018


Mumbai: Woman, tortured by husband, posts video on Twitter

In a gut wrenching video, a woman alleged 'physical and mental' torture by her husband and sought help from Mumbai Police. The video has gone viral, after the filmmaker Ashoke Pandit shared it on Twitter.

04 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Yet another female artist killed in Pakistan

In yet another incidence of violence against women in Pakistan, a female singer was killed by three armed men for refusing to perform at a private event.

03 Feb 2018


Indian-origin UK resident sentenced for murdering his ex-wife

An Indian-origin man in the UK who was on trial for murdering his ex-wife has been sentenced to a minimum of 18 years in prison.

02 Feb 2018


19-year-old allegedly raped in Hyderabad cinema hall by 'Facebook friend'

Hyderabad Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping a teenager in a theater.

29 Jan 2018


Mumbai records a rise in rape cases in 2017

With the number of rape cases increasing day by day, the number of registered cases in Mumbai in 2017 has risen by 40 as compared to figures from the previous year.

29 Jan 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Goon hijacks police car, abducts 'lover' dressed as cop

In a crime straight out of a Bollywood movie, a gang in MP's Panna district hijacked a police vehicle, stripped the cops and wore their uniforms, then 'kidnapped' a girl from her home.

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