Crime Against Women
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 Sep 2019
Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids
A disturbing video of domestic violence did rounds of social media late on Friday. In the CCTV footage, a woman was seen being assaulted by her husband, mother-in-law, and father-in-law.
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.
02 Sep 2019
Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO
In a shocking incident, a student of Class-I has been booked for attempting to rape his classmate in Sirsa, Haryana.
25 Aug 2019
Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job
A 33-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Cyberabad police in Chennai for allegedly duping over 600 women across the country into sending their nude photos.
19 Aug 2019
UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint
In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.
19 Aug 2019
Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.
13 Aug 2019
Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi
A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.
12 Aug 2019
Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand
In a horrid incident, a man beheaded his wife in broad daylight in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, yesterday, and walked the streets with the decapitated head.
11 Aug 2019
Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident
A station house officer of the Sadar police station in Gurugram has been arrested on Saturday for raping a woman and filming the incident.
10 Aug 2019
Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law
A former MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was booked for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, this year, Delhi police said on Saturday.
08 Aug 2019
Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again
In an inhumane incident, a 15-year-old girl was gang-raped twice within a span of 24 hours on July 30 in Haryana's Punhana, the police said on Wednesday.
06 Aug 2019
JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction
In a tragic incident, a 21-year-old student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was allegedly raped by her cab driver on Friday night.
04 Aug 2019
2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty
Almost two years after a college student was murdered in Assam, her lover, Govind Singhal, was sentenced to death by a fast-track court of Kamrup in Guwahati on Saturday.
03 Aug 2019
Uttar Pradesh man gambles wife away, lets friends rape her
A man reportedly let his friends rape his wife after he placed a bet on her in a gamble and lost the same.
31 Jul 2019
Russian Instagram influencer's body found stuffed in suitcase, throat slit
In a tragic incident, a popular Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead at her rented apartment in Moscow.
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.
21 Jul 2019
Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved
In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.
20 Jul 2019
Chhattisgarh: Man gets wife raped by friend, divorces her later
In a disgusting incident, a 19-year-old man from Chhattisgarh first made his friend rape his minor wife, and then he divorced her just 40 days after the marriage.
19 Jul 2019
Rajasthan: Policemen gangraped Dalit woman, plucked her nails with screwdriver
A 35-year-old Dalit woman has leveled serious allegations on policemen in Rajasthan.
12 Jul 2019
Indian women losing uteruses over illiteracy, unemployment
A few months ago, there were reports of several cases of hysterectomies (surgical removal of the uterus) among women sugarcane cutters in Beed, Maharashtra.
11 Jul 2019
Kolkata: Actress 'dragged out' of Uber, threatened; driver arrested
In a troublesome incident, a popular Bengali actress was recently abused, threatened and thrown out of the Uber cab which she had booked to reach her shoot location.
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.
07 Jul 2019
Outraged by affair, parents kill teenager, dump body in Ganga
A married couple was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the river Ganga in Malda district of West Bengal, the police said.
06 Jul 2019
Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?
People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.
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.
02 Jul 2019
TRS workers thrash officer for planting trees in depleted forest
A Forest Range Officer (FRO) was recently thrashed by workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Sirpur-Kagaznagar area of Asifabad, Telangana.
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.
28 Jun 2019
A pregnant woman was shot, police arrested her for miscarriage
In a shocking incident, a United States woman has been charged with manslaughter after a shooting led to the death of her unborn child.
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.
24 Jun 2019
16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors
In a disturbing news, six men, including three minors, held a girl captive for seven days and raped her repeatedly.
20 Jun 2019
It's depressing: Pakistan's Chief Justice on World Cup loss, economy
After Indian cricket team thrashed Pakistan to register an important win in the ongoing World Cup tournament, social media was abuzz with reactions.