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Six-year-old raped in Madhya Pradesh, eyes gouged out, state stunned

23 Apr 2020

Six-year-old raped in Madhya Pradesh, eyes gouged out, state stunned

While the country is fighting coronavirus through the lockdown, crimes against women and children are continuing abated.

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

02 Mar 2020

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman allegedly thrashed her six-month-old daughter to death in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.

No one said it was crime: French writer on pedophilia

29 Jan 2020

No one said it was crime: French writer on pedophilia

Facing a rape inquiry over his history of pedophilia, French writer Gabriel Matzneff Wednesday said he "regrets" taking trips to Asia to have sex with children.

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.

Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys

06 Dec 2019

Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys

Even as a Hyderabad veterinarian's sensational rape and murder case has placed the issue of women's safety front and center, another shocking rape case has come to the fore.

Woman murders her three sons; feared they would become abusers

23 Nov 2019

Woman murders her three sons; feared they would become abusers

A woman in Ohio, United States, pleaded guilty to murdering her three sons on Tuesday and has been sentenced to 37 years in prison.

Gujarat-shocker: Two blind teachers rape minor blind girl for months

07 Nov 2019

Gujarat-shocker: Two blind teachers rape minor blind girl for months

In a gruesome incident reported from Gujarat, a minor girl alleged that she was repeatedly raped by two blind teachers of a special school in Ambaji.

Kolkata: Six men sexually abuse minor boy for an hour

31 Oct 2019

Kolkata: Six men sexually abuse minor boy for an hour

In a gruesome incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly sexually abused by six men in Kolkata, police said on Wednesday. The minor was assaulted in a moving car and then pushed out of the vehicle.

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

02 Oct 2019

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

As many as 144 minors were detained between August 5 and September 23, the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court told the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They were detained for stone-pelting, rioting, and damaging property.

Mumbai woman kills 2-year-old granddaughter for 'causing' domestic fights

01 Oct 2019

Mumbai woman kills 2-year-old granddaughter for 'causing' domestic fights

In a shocking incident, a 50-year-old woman confessed to throwing her two-year-old granddaughter from the sixth floor flat in Malad (East), Mumbai, on Saturday.

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

15 Sep 2019

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

A 33-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to six months in prison for molesting a five-year-old boy in a sharing villa in Dubai.

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.

Jamshedpur shocker: Father of three kidnapped, raped and beheaded 3-year-old

01 Aug 2019

Jamshedpur shocker: Father of three kidnapped, raped and beheaded 3-year-old

In a gruesome incident which has sent shock waves through Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, a three-year-old was kidnapped, raped and beheaded by a man identified as Rinku Sahu.

Uttarakhand: No girl born in 3 months in 132 villages

22 Jul 2019

Uttarakhand: No girl born in 3 months in 132 villages

While the Central government has been promoting the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme, it seems Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district doesn't even have the first half down.

Suspect in American scientist's murder confesses to rape

17 Jul 2019

Suspect in American scientist's murder confesses to rape

In a major development, Greek police have solved the murder mystery of US scientist Suzanne Eaton, who was found dead in Greece earlier this month, as a 27-year-old local farmer confessed to raping and murdering her.

Kolkata: Tuition teacher raped class-X student at gunpoint for months

10 Jul 2019

Kolkata: Tuition teacher raped class-X student at gunpoint for months

For the last nine months, a Class-X student of a reputed school in South Kolkata was raped by her tuition teacher.

Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

09 Jul 2019

Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

In the latest development, Rajasthan police, who arrested the accused in the Jaipur rape incident recently, have said the culprit has made hair-raising confessions about his history of sexual crimes.

Jaipur rape accused, a psychopath with history of crime, arrested

07 Jul 2019

Jaipur rape accused, a psychopath with history of crime, arrested

Five days after the alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl in Jaipur shook the city, Rajasthan Police have arrested the accused, who has a history of sexual crimes. The accused was arrested from Kota.

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

06 Jul 2019

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Dwarka Sector 23, Delhi, the police said on Friday.

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

05 Jul 2019

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

The rape of a seven-year-old in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has left the walled city shook, triggering violence and urging authorities to even suspend internet services in some regions.

Jaipur: Rape of seven-year-old sparks protests, vehicles torched, Internet suspended

03 Jul 2019

Jaipur: Rape of seven-year-old sparks protests, vehicles torched, Internet suspended

In an inhuman act, a seven-year-old was raped in Jaipur on Monday.

Chhattisgarh shocker: Married men raped 15-year-old for over 4 years

02 Jul 2019

Chhattisgarh shocker: Married men raped 15-year-old for over 4 years

A bright student of a Chhattisgarh school failed in Class 9, prompting her principal to conduct a counseling session to understand what was wrong.

UP: Jealous cousins rape Class-VIII student for topping exams

30 Jun 2019

UP: Jealous cousins rape Class-VIII student for topping exams

In a horrifying incident, a Class-VIII student was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by four of her cousins on a government school campus in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.

US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

29 Jun 2019

US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.

Noida Police to issue red cards to harassers and loiterers

27 Jun 2019

Noida Police to issue red cards to harassers and loiterers

In order to strengthen the anti-Romeo squads for protection of women in the city, Noida Police will now issue 'red cards' as a warning to men, who harass women verbally or non-verbally.

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

21 Jun 2019

Kanpur: Cleric rapes 15-year-old in Madrassa, claims he 'married' her

Earlier this month, Kanpur police arrested a Madrassa's cleric for allegedly raping a 15-year-old minor.

Uttar Pradesh: Father stabs daughter for refusing to quit studies

16 Jun 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Father stabs daughter for refusing to quit studies

As if female education wasn't already a challenge, in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur, a 15-year-old girl has accused her father and brother of trying to kill her as she wanted to continue her studies against their wishes.

UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

11 Jun 2019

UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

In the last couple of days, Uttar Pradesh was rocked by at least five cases of crime against minor girls.

Gang members kill US teen, fearing she would report them

19 May 2019

Gang members kill US teen, fearing she would report them

A 14-year-old girl was stripped and beaten to death in gang-related crime in Maryland, United States.

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

15 May 2019

Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

In yet another case of rape of a minor in Jammu & Kashmir, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man in Ganderbal district.

Toddler tortured by mother for being 'disobedient' dies in Kochi

19 Apr 2019

Toddler tortured by mother for being 'disobedient' dies in Kochi

A three-year-old boy, who suffered severe head injury after being allegedly subjected to torture by his mother for being 'disobedient,' died at a private hospital in Kochi, Kerala today, doctors said.

Hyderabad: Women helpers insert stones in 3-year-old girl's private parts

15 Apr 2019

Hyderabad: Women helpers insert stones in 3-year-old girl's private parts

A three-and-half-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by two women helpers at a private primary school at Izzatnagar in Madhapur area in Hyderabad, police said yesterday.

5-year-old raped, murdered; accused cousin brother arrested in Ghaziabad

10 Apr 2019

5-year-old raped, murdered; accused cousin brother arrested in Ghaziabad

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and killing his five-year-old cousin sister in Ghaziabad, police said.

This Punjab pediatrician's been fighting female feticide for 25 years

05 Apr 2019

This Punjab pediatrician's been fighting female feticide for 25 years

Female feticide is one of the gravest social issues still prevalent in some parts of India.

MP: Brothers and uncle raped, beheaded 12-year-old girl, say police

19 Mar 2019

MP: Brothers and uncle raped, beheaded 12-year-old girl, say police

The rape and murder case of a 12-year-old Dalit girl whose beheaded body was found last week in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district has been solved, said police.

Top Vatican cleric Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex-crimes

26 Feb 2019

Top Vatican cleric Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex-crimes

Australia's senior-most Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of five counts of child sexual-assault and is set to be jailed.

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

18 Feb 2019

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

03 Feb 2019

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

Joining hands with the Delhi Police, Facebook will now provide details of private chats to the police for sensitive cases, specifically pertaining to crimes against women and children.

Grandfather kills 1-month-old girl born with deformities fearing 'bad luck'

30 Jan 2019

Grandfather kills 1-month-old girl born with deformities fearing 'bad luck'

In a gut-wrenching incident, recently a man chopped his 1-month-old granddaughter into pieces as she was born with deformities.

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

13 Jan 2019

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

Three persons were arrested in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly raping a teenage girl several times.