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Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old

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.

Coronavirus lockdown: France to shift domestic violence victims to hotels

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.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

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).

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

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.

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

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.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

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.

Denied food, tortured by Misa: Lalu's daughter-in-law makes shocking claims

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.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

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.

Showing middle finger to woman can put you behind bars

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.

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

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.

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.

Haryana: Class-I student attempts to rape classmate; booked under POSCO

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.

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

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.

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

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.

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

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.

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

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.

Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand

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.

Gurugram SHO arrested for raping woman, filming incident

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.

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

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.

Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again

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.

JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction

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.

2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty

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.

Uttar Pradesh man gambles wife away, lets friends rape her

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.

Russian Instagram influencer's body found stuffed in suitcase, throat slit

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.

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.

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

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.

Chhattisgarh: Man gets wife raped by friend, divorces her later

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.

Rajasthan: Policemen gangraped Dalit woman, plucked her nails with screwdriver

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.

Indian women losing uteruses over illiteracy, unemployment

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.

Kolkata: Actress 'dragged out' of Uber, threatened; driver arrested

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.

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.

Outraged by affair, parents kill teenager, dump body in Ganga

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.

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

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.

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.

TRS workers thrash officer for planting trees in depleted forest

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.

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.

A pregnant woman was shot, police arrested her for miscarriage

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.

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.

16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors

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.

It's depressing: Pakistan's Chief Justice on World Cup loss, economy

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.