Crime Against Women: News

30 Jun 2018

Indian Penal Code

Delhi: Woman thrashed, stripped, paraded-naked for protesting assault on elderly

In a horrific incident, a group of women thrashed a 45-year-old, stripped and paraded her naked on the streets of Southwest Delhi's Palam area on Thursday.

29 Jun 2018


Tollywood sex-racket in US: Businessman's wife demanded $2,500 for "3-hrs-2-times"

US officials have revealed a barrage of evidence against a top Telugu businessman-turned-film producer and his wife, who were allegedly running a sex-racket with young Tollywood actresses.

29 Jun 2018


Goa: 20-year-old woman allegedly raped by taxi driver, accused arrested

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a taxi driver near the airport in Vasco town, around 40 kms from Panaji in Goa, police said today.

Canadian allegedly raped by man she met in Hauz-Khas pub

A Canadian woman was allegedly raped by a guesthouse-manager she met in a Delhi pub early morning yesterday.

27 Jun 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Class-12 girl alleges rape by five; three arrested

A Class-12 student was allegedly raped by five youths for over three days in Manali of Himachal Pradesh.

26 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Nepalese woman gang-raped by two gurudwara 'sevadars' in Shahjahanpur

A 30-year old Nepalese woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a gurudwara complex in the Shahjahanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, the police said today.

26 Jun 2018


India the "most dangerous" country for women, finds global survey

If someone needed more proof that women in this country are at high risk, an international poll has now named India the most dangerous for women.

22 Jun 2018


Jharkhand: Five anti-trafficking activists abducted, gangraped, filmed at gunpoint

In a horrifying incident, at least half a dozen armed men in Jharkhand's Khunti abducted five anti-trafficking activists, gangraped them for three hours and recorded the incident on camera, police said yesterday.

21 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Abolish all-boys' school, drug-addicts to make Delhi safe for women

Aiming to change Delhi's image of being unsafe for women, a six-member panel formed by L-G Anil Baijal has enlisted few measures to curb the menace.

18 Jun 2018


Pouch, scooter-gadget, lifesaver: 65-year-old Chennai man's offerings for women's safety

Let's face it: women's safety is in murky waters nowadays, with most places registering frequent crimes.

18 Jun 2018


Married women can't allege rape on "pretext of marriage": HC

A married woman cannot accuse someone of rape "on the pretext of marriage," the Bombay HC has ruled.

15 Jun 2018


Bihar-shocker: Wife and daughter allegedly gangraped in front of man

In a horrific crime, some men intercepted a medical practitioner in Bihar's Gaya late Wednesday, assaulted him, tied him to a tree and then gangraped his wife and daughter.

14 Jun 2018


Harassment of wives: Government-panel proposes strict rules for NRI husbands

An inter-department panel has proposed strict measures to check abandonment of Indian wives by NRIs.

14 Jun 2018


Women may be able to choose co-passengers in Ola, Uber

The Center is likely to direct taxi aggregators, mainly Ola and Uber, to introduce 'exclusive women pooling' option for its female passengers, in the wake of multiple incidents of assault.

11 Jun 2018


'My past drove me to more crimes': Shakti Mills rapist

Rape often alters lives of those involved, including the perpetrators: a fact that doesn't come to the fore that often.

11 Jun 2018

Sexual Assault

Bengaluru woman sets example, overpowers molester, takes him to police

Days after a Bengaluru woman was forced to strip and pose by a cabbie, another similar case has come to the fore.

10 Jun 2018


5 self-defense weapons every woman needs to carry

Every day, one keeps hearing about the horrific rape incidents in India. Now, more than ever, such incidents have triggered fear among us. There's always a horror that surrounds us whenever we step out.

05 Jun 2018

Sexual Harassment

Bengaluru: Ola-driver molests, threatens gangrape if woman didn't strip

In a traumatic incident, a Bengaluru-based architect was molested, forced to strip and have her nude pictures clicked by her Ola driver, who threatened to get her gangraped if she didn't comply.

03 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Actress Sangeetha, allegedly involved in prostitution, arrested from Chennai resort

Popular Tamil actress Sangeetha has been arrested from a Chennai resort for her alleged involvement in a prostitution ring.

01 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad: Three men allegedly abduct and gangrape physically-challenged girl

A physically disabled girl has accused three men of raping her in a Ghaziabad flat.

30 May 2018


Gurugram shamed again! Another woman gangraped, second incident in 3-days

Five men have been arrested for abducting a woman from in front of the Sahara Mall in Gurugram and raping her in a southwest Delhi guesthouse Monday night.

16 May 2018


Constant eve-teasing, stalking drove Gurugram girl to end her life

A Gurugram-based 17-year-old girl hung herself to death, on Monday, because of constant eve-teasing and stalking by an unknown man in her locality.

16 May 2018


Delhi woman found dead near Raj Ghat; police suspect gang-rape

Following the discovery of a woman's partially-naked and disfigured body in the bushes behind Ghata Masjid near Raj Ghat, Delhi, yesterday, police suspect that the victim might have been gang-raped and then murdered.

14 May 2018


Delhi: QR-code containing driver details now mandatory for cabs, autos

In February, the upgraded 'Himmat-Plus' app was launched with a special feature, whereby commuters would get the driver details by scanning the QR codes of taxis, autos and e-rickshaws.

09 May 2018

Sexual Harassment

5 things women carry that can turn into effective weapons

We are living in times when rape and molestation have become daily news. Some women are even afraid to go out and travel short distances by themselves.

09 May 2018

Delhi Police

Muzaffarnagar: Men throw child out of moving car, gangrape mother

In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault, two men allegedly threw out the three-year-old child of a woman from a moving car on the Delhi-Dehradun highway in Muzaffarnagar, before gangraping her Monday evening.

07 May 2018


Delhi: Visually-impaired 20-year-old left alone for first-time. She gets gang-raped

For the first time, the mother of a 20-year-old visually-impaired woman in a slum near Delhi's Karol Bagh decided to leave her alone at home as she went out briefly.

05 May 2018

Sexual Harassment

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bengaluru after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her.

03 May 2018


Gurugram OYO manager allegedly rapes unconscious guest in hotel room

The manager of an OYO hotel in Gurugram Sector 45 allegedly raped a 22-year-old guest when her husband wasn't in.

Russian flight cabin crew member alleges molestation by Delhi businessman

A 50-year-old man was yesterday detained at the Delhi Airport for questioning after a Russian airline crew member accused him of molesting her.

03 May 2018


Mewat teen hangs herself after alleged gangrape by eight men

A 17-year-old girl in Haryana's Mewat hung herself at her home yesterday after allegedly being abducted by eight men, gangraped, and then left to die.

01 May 2018


Three arrested for raping 15-year-old girl in Rajasthan

Three men were arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Baran district.

01 May 2018


Odisha: Man held for raping minor sister-in-law

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on the charge of raping his 16-year-old sister-in-law at Majupalli village in Talchua marine police station area of Odisha's Kendrapara district.

01 May 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Mother sells Delhi teen to Manali-pimp for Rs. 40,000 monthly

In a disturbing incident, a teenager from Delhi has alleged that her mother sold her to a pimp for Rs. 40,000 a month.

30 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: Three CRPF personnel suspended after woman alleges rape

Three CRPF personnel were suspended and a FIR was registered against them after a 24-year-old woman from the Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir alleged that she was wrongfully confined and then raped by one of them inside a camp back in March.

29 Apr 2018


Thane man jailed for life for burning his wife alive

A 32-year-old man of Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), who burnt his wife alive more than five years ago, has been sentenced to life imprisonment and fined Rs. 11,000.

27 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Woman alleges rape by Ola driver's cousin

Delhi Police are searching for a man and his cousin, after a woman has alleged that she was raped by the latter yesterday while the former enabled it.

23 Apr 2018


'Show what's under your skirt?': Scooter-riding model harassed in Indore

Amid increasing reports of sexual harassment, a model from Indore narrated how she was harassed while riding a scooter, India Today reported.

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.

19 Apr 2018

Times of India

UP: Father 'gifts' daughter to friends, then they gangrape her

In a horrific case, a man in Sitapur, UP, allegedly "gifted" his 35-year-old daughter to his friends and joined them in gangraping her, TOI reports.