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UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

18 Feb 2020

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

In a gut-wrenching incident, a baby, who was merely five months old, was raped in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by her 25-year-old cousin.

India's lowest income bracket recorded 66% of all 2018 suicides

10 Jan 2020

India's lowest income bracket recorded 66% of all 2018 suicides

In India, the poorest seem more likely to take their own lives, government data has revealed.

MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

21 Apr 2019

MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

Over 3,100 special kits for collecting blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigations into sexual assault cases have been distributed among States and Union Territories by the Home Affairs Ministry.

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

12 Mar 2019

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

In a horrifying incident, a 15-year-old was allegedly raped by a cab driver on Saturday night after he offered her lift from IFFCO Chowk to Mahipalpur, Delhi.

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

27 Dec 2018

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

To eliminate human errors and improve the safety of trains, the Central Railways has developed an AI-powered robot that can take pictures and record videos of the undergears of trains to help engineers identify faults.

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

17 Nov 2018

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.

Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn

31 Oct 2018

Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn

Despite India being one of the most prolific consumers of porn, the Indian government hasn't had the most friendliest of relationships with adult content.

Amritsar train tragedy adds to India's lakhs of avoidable deaths

21 Oct 2018

Amritsar train tragedy adds to India's lakhs of avoidable deaths

Much has been said about the Amritsar train tragedy, but what remains crystal clear is that the accident could have been easily avoided.

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

18 Sep 2018

16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?

A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.

Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse

16 Aug 2018

Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse

Amnesty International India today launched a new campaign aimed at creating awareness among children to help them identify sexual abuse.

NCRB demands access to Aadhaar data, government says "will try"

22 Jun 2018

NCRB demands access to Aadhaar data, government says "will try"

Even as the SC continues hearing a case against Aadhaar, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar has said police needed to be given "limited access" to Aadhaar for the purpose of identification.

Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India

02 Jun 2018

Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India

On May 29, Union Health Ministry notified Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, that decriminalizes suicide attempt in India. The law was passed in Parliament, a year ago.

Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders

21 Apr 2018

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.

Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh

20 Apr 2018

Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh

A minor girl was raped and killed at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Thursday, just three days after an eerily similar incident caused massive public outrage.

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

18 Apr 2018

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.

MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint

05 Apr 2018

MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint

In a shocking and inhumane incident, a 16-year-old Dalit minor took her foetus in a bag to register police complaint, in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.

Martyrs of Marriage: Film on anti-dowry law now on Netflix

19 Mar 2018

Martyrs of Marriage: Film on anti-dowry law now on Netflix

Martyrs of Marriage, a 2016 documentary film by Deepika Bhardwaj, that explores the evils of India's anti-dowry law - IPC Section 498A - is now streaming on Netflix.

3,400 Bihari bachelors kidnapped in 2017 for forced marriage

05 Feb 2018

3,400 Bihari bachelors kidnapped in 2017 for forced marriage

Those unfamiliar with Pakadua Vivah might find it shocking, but it isn't uncommon in Bihar to kidnap a man and force him to get married at gunpoint.

Nagpur man arrested for raping minor daughter for three years

22 Jan 2018

Nagpur man arrested for raping minor daughter for three years

A 45-year-old man, who works as a school peon, has been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for the last three years.

Yogi's 'Dabangg' UP: 921 encounters, 33 deaths in 10 months

11 Jan 2018

Yogi's 'Dabangg' UP: 921 encounters, 33 deaths in 10 months

After Yogi's ascent as CM, UP police officials have become truly "Dabangg." They might as well give Chulbul Pandey a run for his money.

India to soon roll out new law against human trafficking

28 Dec 2017

India to soon roll out new law against human trafficking

India will soon introduce a new anti-trafficking law, that proposes 10-year jail for violators engaged in "aggravated forms" and life imprisonment for repeat offenders.

Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

01 Dec 2017

Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.

Trying to sell minor, men call Delhi Police by mistake

24 Nov 2017

Trying to sell minor, men call Delhi Police by mistake

Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

22 Nov 2017

Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

From 2018, passengers flying out of the Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports will be able to enjoy paperless travel if they link their tickets to Aadhaar.

Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC

21 Nov 2017

Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.

927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015

04 Nov 2017

927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015

We know Delhi is unsafe for women and children. But just how unsafe?

Soon, use Aadhaar to check in at Bengaluru Airport

09 Oct 2017

Soon, use Aadhaar to check in at Bengaluru Airport

Aadhaar-enabled screening at airports will soon be a reality, and if things go according to plans, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport will lead the new system.

Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner

29 Sep 2017

Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner

In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old Delhi woman was brutally raped by 23 men after being allegedly abducted from the outskirts of Bikaner.

Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old girl's molestation caught on CCTV; two arrested

27 Sep 2017

Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old girl's molestation caught on CCTV; two arrested

In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old girl was groped and molested by a man in broad daylight at an apartment complex in Sadar Bazaar of Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri.

The Blue Whale challenge: Fact or fiction?

16 Sep 2017

The Blue Whale challenge: Fact or fiction?

Since months, it has been alleged that the 'Blue Whale Challenge' has been preying on youths. Many suicides in India have been attributed to this game.

Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

15 Sep 2017

Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.

Byculla riots: Behind Indrani Mukerjea's 'protesting', a horrific truth

30 Jun 2017

Byculla riots: Behind Indrani Mukerjea's 'protesting', a horrific truth

Indrani Mukerjea shot to notoriety in 2015. A woman, married to her third husband, had murdered her daughter from her first husband, because she was dating her present step-son. What!

Why do so many IITians commit suicide?

23 Jun 2017

Why do so many IITians commit suicide?

During January-April 2017, there were four suicides at the prestigious IITs, three at Kharagpur.

Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015

18 Jun 2017

Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015

At least 7 farmers in MP died when police opened fire at protesters in Mandsaur.

How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?

15 Jun 2017

How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?

Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.

AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

09 Jun 2017

AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police

MP Police declared that no outsiders, including AAP leaders, will be allowed to enter violence-ravaged Mandsaur during the curfew relaxation hours.

MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

08 Jun 2017

MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch

Rahul Gandhi was arrested at Neemuch under Section 151 while he was trying to enter violence-hit Mandsaur.

MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

08 Jun 2017

MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places

MP's violent farmers' protests have swelled out of Mandsaur to at least six other districts. Vehicles, petrol pumps, shops and more were burnt. Rioting and stone-pelting were reported. Rail tracks were uprooted and roads blocked.

MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

07 Jun 2017

MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead

The death toll in the MP farmers' agitation rose to five after police opened fire on protesters.

Can prisons help prepare for the outside world?

15 May 2017

Can prisons help prepare for the outside world?

The National Crime Records Bureau published astonishing findings in their latest survey on India's prison system.