Acid Attack

  • Bombay HC disposes petition in Priti Rathi acid attack case 07-04-2014 05:56 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Monday disposed of a petition filed by the father of 24-year-old Priti Rathi, who was killed in an acid attack case last year, seeking CBI probe, after it was informed that the accused person has been arrested and chargesheeted. The High Court had earlier directed...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Bike-borne assailants throw acid at 2 witnesses 17-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said.This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram has...
  • Acid attack on witness in rape case against Asaram 16-03-2014 07:59 PM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said. This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram...
  • Bhadohi: Five family members injured in acid attack, 2 arrested 15-03-2014 05:56 PM

    Five members of a family were injured in an alleged acid attack following a dispute over minor issue in Sikandara village in Bhadohi district, police said on Saturday. Nankahu Rajbhar, his wife Shanti and three others had on Friday gone to the house of one Hariram Rajbhar in pursuance of...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi 05-03-2014 08:48 AM

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner 04-03-2014 02:33 PM

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack 03-03-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday. The victim, who is married, was on her way to the market in Nangloi where the two men followed her on bike and the pillion rider...
  • CJ Yasmeen wants specialty hospitals for burn victims 23-02-2014 11:29 PM

    CJ Yasmeen Mansoori is an acid attack survivor. She has gone through several surgeries to reconstruct her face, but many times as a burns patient, she felt the need of special medical attention. In this report, Yasmeen is requesting the government to build specialty hospitals for patients like her. ...
  • Power of 49: 'Conviction rate low in crimes against women' 21-02-2014 10:29 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • CJ Show: A novel way to raise awareness about victims of acid violence 09-02-2014 02:46 PM

    Here are some of the highlights of the'Spot of Shame' campaign by Stopacidattacks.org. Find out how they are trying to end the scourge that shames the country. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 09-02-2014 02:36 PM

    On this show, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them in mainland India, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign, your social media interactions on Nido Taniam's death and more from our digital coverage from ibncj.com ...
  • Acid attack on woman in East Delhi, husband's role suspected 09-02-2014 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of acid attack, a woman was attacked in East Delhi's Shakarpur area on Saturday. An unidentified man threw acid on the woman. A case has been registered and investigation is on in the case. Police suspect the role of victim's husband in the ghastly...
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi University: Woman lecturer alleges acid attack 07-02-2014 10:26 PM

    Unidentified persons on Friday tried to throw acid on a lady teacher of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi University in Bhopal, police said. According to her complaint with the Mahila Thana, the miscreants came to her house and tried to throw acid on her. She suffered no injuries, police added. The victim...
  • Bokaro acid attack survivor finally gets a government job 05-02-2014 09:48 AM

    Ranchi: Sonali Mukharjee, the acid attack survivor from Bokaro finally got the government job she was promised by Jharkhand government. It was after CNN-IBN had highlighted her plight and initiated a campaign, that help started pouring in for Sonali. But justice still eludes her with her perpetrators still roaming scot-free....
  • Jilted lover throws acid on girl, injures her father instead 03-02-2014 12:43 PM

    A 28-year-old man was arrested in Agra for an acid attack on a girl that she escaped but critically injured her father, police said on Monday. A first information report was registered against Yogesh Pandit on Sunday who allegedly threw acid on a girl who managed to escape but badly...
  • Uncle abducts girl to confess his love for her, throws acid on being rejected 03-02-2014 08:54 AM

    In a shocking incident, an 11 standard girl suffered major burn injuries after her 35-year-old maternal uncle abducted her and later, threw acid on her in Lucknow on Sunday. The victim managed to jump out of the car after the attack. She sought help from a tempo driver who dropped...
  • Chandigarh: Husband throws acid on wife, sister-in-law 20-01-2014 01:36 PM

    Two married sisters on Monday received injuries after the husband of one of them threw acid on them at Jagadhari in Yamunanangar district of Haryana, police said. The sisters were on their way to a temple when accused Ashok Kumar (38), who is a drunkard, threw acid on her wife...
  • Acid attack: 'Jealous' neighbour held for Preeti Rathi's death 17-01-2014 08:11 PM

    Mumbai: Nine months after the acid attack on a Delhi resident here that claimed her life, her neighbour was arrested for allegedly carrying out the crime as he was jealous of her career growth, police said on Friday. Accused Ankur Panwar (23), a hotel management graduate, was a neighbour of...
  • Acid attack victim and crusader tipped to get 'Ojaswani Award' 10-01-2014 07:16 PM

    Acid attack victim Laxmi, whose crusade against acid attacks forced the Supreme Court to ban the open sale of acid in the market as well as noted social worker Kavita Bhattarai who serves leprosy patients will begiven this year's prestigious 'Ojaswani Award, it was announced here on Friday. Chhattisgarh Chief...
  • One arrested for alleged acid attack on girl in Basti 02-01-2014 12:26 PM

    A 20-year-old girl sustained burn injuries after three men allegedly attacked her with acid over a land dispute in Basti district, police said on Wednesday in Lucknow. Majhlu, Dharmendra and Golu allegedly threw acid on their neighbour Jaiprakash Shukla's daughter while she was sleeping in her house in Walterganj area...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar 27-12-2013 10:41 PM

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  • News 360: I was shattered, wracked with pain, says Modi on 2002 riots 27-12-2013 09:08 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday shared his views for the first time on 2002 Gujarat riots through a blog and said he was shaken to the core by the riots. He said after Gujarat was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2001, the...
  • Ludhiana bride injured in acid attack dies in Mumbai 27-12-2013 02:07 PM

    Ludhiana/Mumbai: A 22-year-old bride, who was injured after acid was thrown on her face on December 7, succumbed to her burns on Friday morning in Mumbai. The bride was injured in an acid attack just before her wedding while returning from a beauty parlour in Ludhiana. The bride was rushed...
  • Stop Acid Attacks is the Indian of the Year 20-12-2013 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: The eighth CNN-IBN Indian of the year (IOTY) is not a politician, a sportsperson or an entertainer. The honour for the year 2013 goes to the activist group Stop Acid Attacks (SAA), an active campaigner-organisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights of and...
  • Ludhiana: Bride injured after boy throws acid on her face, 1 detained 07-12-2013 03:06 PM

    Ludhiana: In a horrific case, a 22-year-old bride has been injured after acid was thrown on her face just before her wedding while returning from a beauty parlour in Ludhiana. One person has been detained for questioning in the case. The 25-year-old man who allegedly threw acid on her, escaped...
  • Acid attacks: SC tells states to regulate acid sales by March 31, 2014 03-12-2013 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked all states to come out with a notification regulating the sale of acid by March 31, 2014. The court has said that every time there is a case of an acid attack, a parallel inquiry should be conducted by the SDM to find...
  • Acid attack victim to get government job 28-11-2013 11:57 PM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand government on Thursday decided to give a job to a woman who survived an acid attack by three persons a decade ago. The Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren, approved the proposal for giving a class-III job to Sonali Mukherjee, Principal Secretary (Cabinet Coordination) JB Tubid said...
  • Delhi Police arrests man who threw acid on teenage girls 18-11-2013 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday arrested the man who threw acid on two teenage girls in broad daylight on Sunday in Begumpur area of West Delhi. The girls were attacked with acid by a man for declining his marriage proposal. The accused, Manoj, threw acid on the girls while...