ACID

  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her 7 hours 6 minutes ago

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them. Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station. The...
  • Two car-borne youth throw acid at a college girl in Srinagar December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: A college girl studying law was attacked by two car borne youth with acid in downtown Srinagar on Thursday. The girl's face has reportedly suffered some burn injuries, police said. The hunt to nab the culprits is on. The girl has been taken to a hospital for treatment. More information...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Acid thrown on woman corporator in Bareilly November 28, 2014

    Bareilly (UP): A woman corporator was seriously injured when some persons allegedly threw acid on her in Faridpur area due a money-related dispute, police said. The incident took place last night when corporator of Para, Muskan Devi (35), who used to run a shop in her house with her husband Sonu,...
  • Pakistan: Man pours acid down wife's throat over trivial issues November 26, 2014

    Lahore: A 25-year-old married woman in Pakistan's Punjab province is battling for her life after her husband allegedly poured acid down her throat following an argument over trivial domestic issues. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Kot Addu tehsil of Muzaffargarh district, some 400 kilometres from Lahore. Victim Gulnaz's husband...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 73-year-old woman hurt in acid attack October 8, 2014

    Kadapa: A 73-year-old woman was seriously injured when a woman allegedly poured acid on her face in a robbery bid in Nandalur village of Kadapa district on Wednesday, police said. The accused, identified as Najeebunnesa (38) is a habitual offender, said Nandlur sub-inspector BV Krishnaiah. The incident occurred in the...
  • Pakistan: 18yearold girl and family attacked with acid by jilted lover September 21, 2014

    Lahore: An 18yearold Pakistani girl and two other members of her family were injured on Sunday in an acid attack allegedly carried out by two men, one of them her spurned lover in Punjab province. Shabnam Bibi, along with her mother and brother, were attacked on Saturday while they were asleep...
  • Tamil Nadu: 130 litres of acid seized in raids September 13, 2014

    Madurai: A day after two college girls suffered injuries in an acid attack at nearby Tirumangalam, officials raided several shops in the town and seized 130 litres of acid. The raids were conducted on the orders of District Collector L Subramaniam, who instructed officials to check whether acid dealers and retailers...
  • West Bengal: Girl escapes acid attack, accused arrested September 3, 2014

    Balurghat: A young girl on Wednesday escaped an acid attack by a youth after she refused to give in to his indecent proposals while travelling in a bus at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district. "The girl escaped when Mustak Sarkar attempted to sprinkle acid on her face from a bottle...
  • Faces of courage: Acid attack victims pose for a photo shoot August 21, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, fashion photographer Rahul Saharan talks about some brave young acid attack survivor women who faced a photo shoot to draw attention to the issue. "I've shot with lots of models but shooting with them was a very different experience. It was just a small effort...
  • Photos: Five acid attack victims took part in an inspirational photoshoot to help achieve an acid attack fighter's dream of opening a boutique August 13, 2014

    It was Rupa's stepmother who poured acid on her as she slept. This happened 6 years ago. After going through physical and mental abuse at home, Rupa decided to fight for acid attack victims. She joined an organisation called 'Stop Acid Attacks' and now works towards spreading awareness to ban...
  • Students complain of nausea, vomiting after consuming iron and folic acid tablets August 9, 2014

    At least 36 students at a government school here complained of nausea and vomiting after consuming iron and folic acid tablets, police said. The students of the government school in Neem Ka Thana town were given tablets under the weekly supplement programme on Friday after which they complained of vomiting, stomach...
  • Private member bill to curb sale of acid introduced in Lok Sabha August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 27 private members bills, including one seeking to curb sale of acid in order to prevent acid attack cases was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki (BJP) introduced the Acid (Control) Bill, 2014, which seeks to frame laws on controlling the sale of...
  • Story of the the gutsy, spirited Monica Singh an acid attack survivor August 4, 2014

    The gutsy, spirited Monica Singh, an aspring fashion designer, also a victim of acid violence is saying thank you, She was here on the CJ show and CNNIBN appealing not for help but perhaps a chance to pursue her dreams. She has managed to collect the funds she needed to...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at Parsons in New York August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Monica Singh, a 28yearold acid attack survivor has achieved her goal and is set to pursue her course in fashion designing from the prestigious Parsons The New School for Designs in New York. Monica thanked CNNIBN for helping her raise the amount to achieve her dreams. Monica wanted...
  • I want to thank CNN IBN for supporting me and my cause, says acid attack survivor, Monica August 1, 2014

    28yearold Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor, thanks CNNIBN for the relentless Go Monica campaign. The donations that poured in from across the globe after CNN IBN launched a campaign to help Monica realise her dream, has enabled her to accumulate almost 44,000 dollars and counting. "I am overwhelmed to...
  • Go Monica Campaign helps acid attack survivor to pursue her education August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The relentless Go Monica campaign by CNN IBN, to accumulate enough funds for acid attack survivor Monica Singh to help her pursue her studies, has finally bore fruits. Monica has managed to collect the funds required to pursue her education at New York's Parsons School of Design. The donations...
  • Woman has acid thrown at her for demanding money back from muscleman July 30, 2014

    A woman died of severe burn injuries after a village muscleman allegedly threw acid on her in Katihar district, police said. Dayawati Devi used to deposit money with one Kalu Singh at Ragamatia village. When she demanded her money back, Singh got angry and allegedly poured a bottle of acid on...
  • Bengal college student injured in acid attack July 28, 2014

    Kolkata: In yet another acid attack in West Bengal, a college girl in Arambagh in Hooghly district was seriously injured on Monday when unidentified youths threw vitriol at her, police said. The second year student of Netaji Mahavidyalaya suffered burn injuries on her back, hands and legs after two motorbikeriding youths...
  • Court awards death sentence to acid attacker July 25, 2014

    In a significant judgement, a youth has been sentenced to death by a local court for throwing acid on a woman following which she died. Additional Sessions Judge at Ambah in the district KC Gupta on Thursday awarded capital punishment to Jogendra Tomar (28), who had thrown acid on the face...
  • SC questions Centre over 'laxity' in acid attack cases July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concern over rising incidents of acid attacks in the country. It has issued a notice to the Central government and states on what steps it is taking to rehabilitate the acid attack victims. The court has also hit out at the government saying,...
  • Help acid attack survivor Monica Singh realise her dream July 24, 2014

    Monica Singh, a 28yearold acid attack victim, has lived a heroic battle to leave behind the past and move ahead. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she turned down his marriage proposal. Today, 43 surgeries later, she has now got admission to her dream fashion...
  • WB: 2nd year college student attacked with acid in Burdwan July 24, 2014

    Kolkata: A second year college student was attacked with acid on Thursday morning in Burdwan district of West Bengal while she was at home. The attackers knocked on her door and fled after throwing acid on her. The girl has been admitted to the hospital and her condition was stable. However, the reason...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at her dream New York fashion designing institute July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The story of 28yearold Monica Singh is very inspiring. Monica is an acid attack survivor who has undergone 43 surgeries and now has a chance to study at her dream fashion designing institute in New York. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she...
  • Acid attack victim fights back after 43 surgeries to realise her dreams July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Monica Singh, a 28yearold acid attack victim, has lived a heroic battle to leave behind the past and move ahead. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she turned down his marriage proposal. Today, 43 surgeries later, she has now got admission to her...
  • Delhi government raids 96 premises involved in stocking acid July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of efforts to check the illegal sale of acid in the national capital, Delhi government on Friday raided as many as 96 premises and sealed three premises involved in stocking acid for business. "During the inspection, 17 premises were identified violating the norms, 8 cases have...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man throws acid on wife June 21, 2014

    Rajahmundry: A 30yearold man was on Saturday arrested for throwing acid on his wife at Gummaladodi village of Gopavaram mandal in the East Godavari district. K Subbalakshmi (25) and her husband K Srinivas (30) married eight years ago. Of late their relations had become strained, police said. Subbalakhmi was staying at...
  • Man throws acid on woman in Bengal June 18, 2014

    Kolkata: A middleaged woman suffered burn injuries after a man threw acid on her face in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said Wednesday. The attack took place Tuesday night at Chittaranjan railway station. Recuperating at a hospital, the woman, mother of a 20yearold, accused a man who, she said, has been stalking...
  • Class 10 student attacked, acid poured in his eyes, hands chopped June 13, 2014

    Patna: Six men attacked a class 10 student and poured acid in his eyes on Friday. The incident took place in Samastiputra district of Bihar. The attackers then cut off both of his hands. He has lost his eye sight. The youth has been admitted to the hospital and is now critical....
  • Harish Rawat meets acid attack victims, announces financial aid June 13, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat visited a hospital and met some of the injured, including children, who had sustained burn injuries in an acid attack during a scuffle between two families at Haldwani in Nainital district. The chief minister directed the doctors to ensure that the injured get the best treatment. "The...