Acid Attack

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#DelhiRiots: Acid thrown on paramilitary forces; curfew in 4 places

25 Feb 2020

#DelhiRiots: Acid thrown on paramilitary forces; curfew in 4 places

The violence and clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Northeast Delhi have reached shocking proportions with rioters reportedly throwing acid on paramilitary forces in Karawal Nagar as they were trying to control the situation.

'Chhapaak': Religion of acid attacker changed from Muslim to Hindu?

08 Jan 2020

'Chhapaak': Religion of acid attacker changed from Muslim to Hindu?

After actor Deepika Padukone was slammed for attending a protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University, her upcoming film Chhapaak has become the center of a heated communal debate.

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

24 Dec 2019

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

A teenager in Mumbai suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly attacked with acid by the principal of her alma mater.

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

17 Dec 2019

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

Acid attacks are the most horrendous and gruesome crimes that not only cause physical trauma but emotional and psychological trauma to victims.

19-year-old throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry her

26 Oct 2019

19-year-old throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry her

A shocking incident has come to fore from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, where a 19-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly throwing acid on her boyfriend on Thursday.

Went through 54 surgeries: Kangana's sister Rangoli on acid attack

02 Oct 2019

Went through 54 surgeries: Kangana's sister Rangoli on acid attack

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel, an acid attack survivor, recently shared details of her harrowing attack and recovery, on Twitter.

Delhi woman throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry

17 Jun 2019

Delhi woman throws acid on boyfriend for refusing to marry

In an unprecedented incident, a Delhi woman attacked her boyfriend with acid after he refused to marry her and ended their relationship, the police said.

#6YearsOfYJHD: Ranbir, Deepika recreate the iconic Balam Pichkari moment

01 Jun 2019

#6YearsOfYJHD: Ranbir, Deepika recreate the iconic Balam Pichkari moment

If there was one song back in the year 2013 that got all the millennials singing and dancing, it was the uber-popular and catchy Holi song, from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, called Balam Pichkari.

#Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone shares first look as acid attack survivor

25 Mar 2019

#Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone shares first look as acid attack survivor

Deepika Padukone is one actress who never fails to surprise her fans.

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

07 Feb 2019

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

In what appears to be a horrific case of prison interrogation, a sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was booked by the CBI's special crime branch for pouring acid into the mouth of a man who was arrested in a drug case.

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

19 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai yesterday for sprinkling a burning adhesive on several women at Andheri Railway Station in past one month.

Meghna Gulzar's next is on acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal

11 Dec 2018

Meghna Gulzar's next is on acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal

Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, known for films like Talvar and Raazi, is set to direct a film on acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.

Deepika talks about playing acid-attack survivor in Meghna Gulzar's next

05 Oct 2018

Deepika talks about playing acid-attack survivor in Meghna Gulzar's next

After her spectacular performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat', Deepika Padukone is all set to enthral us with another exciting project now.

India's best-known acid attack survivor's plight highlights a larger problem

18 Sep 2018

India's best-known acid attack survivor's plight highlights a larger problem

Winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award in 2014, India's best-known acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal, is now living without a job, and may soon lose her home.

Punjab: Acid attack on BEd student, suffers severe burn injuries

15 Sep 2018

Punjab: Acid attack on BEd student, suffers severe burn injuries

A 23-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries when two unidentified masked men allegedly threw acid on her in Thoba village, nearly twenty 25km from Amritsar, Punjab, police said on Saturday.

Karnataka: Mystery acid attack on Congress rally injures 10

03 Sep 2018

Karnataka: Mystery acid attack on Congress rally injures 10

A mystery acid attack on Congress members in Karnataka has resulted in one Congress candidate and his nine supporters suffering minor injuries.

Delhi: Man drinks acid after throwing it on wife, daughters

10 Jun 2018

Delhi: Man drinks acid after throwing it on wife, daughters

A 40-year-old man allegedly threw acid on his wife and two daughters and then drank it to kill himself in northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar yesterday, police said.

Rajasthan: Woman pours acid on infant to cure pneumonia

31 Mar 2018

Rajasthan: Woman pours acid on infant to cure pneumonia

In Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, a woman reportedly poured acid on one-month-old Priyanshu to cure his pneumonia.

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

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.

Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs

28 Jan 2018

Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs

The government has finalized reservation in central government jobs for people with autism, mental illness, intellectual disability and acid attack victims.

Inspired by movie, Telangana woman murders husband, disfigures boyfriend's face

13 Dec 2017

Inspired by movie, Telangana woman murders husband, disfigures boyfriend's face

In a shocking incident, a Telangana woman, along with her paramour, killed her husband. She then poured acid on her boyfriend's face and got it surgically altered to pass him off as her dead husband.

Fear among Londoners as 454 acid attacks reported in 2016

03 Dec 2017

Fear among Londoners as 454 acid attacks reported in 2016

Acid attack in London leaves six injured

24 Sep 2017

Acid attack in London leaves six injured

A reported acid attack in Stratford, East London, has left six people injured.

Gangrape survivor attacked with acid for fourth time in Lucknow

02 Jul 2017

Gangrape survivor attacked with acid for fourth time in Lucknow

In a ghastly case, a gangrape survivor in Lucknow was attacked with acid for the fourth time in a row near her hostel in Aliganj area on Saturday night.

HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

13 Jun 2017

HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

The Uttarakhand HC has directed all courts in the state to hear cases of acid attack, sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism daily and dispose them of in three months.

Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26

24 May 2017

Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26

In 2012, Lalita Ben Bansi was attacked with acid by her cousin, who threw it on her over a minor argument.