Crime Against Woman

  • MP: 10 men including husband gangrape woman, parade her naked June 16, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gangraped by 10 men including her husband and relatives. She was paraded naked and was forced to drink urine in front of her minor son. The incident took place in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • Woman dies under mysterious circumstances, family claims dowry death May 23, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances but her bother alleged that she was killed by her in-laws over dowry in Lakshapur village in Bhadohi, police said on Friday. Neelam, who tied nuptial knots with Jitendra Pandey a year ago, died yesterday. Later, her brother lodged a complaint with police alleging...
  • Delhi: Seven-year-old girl raped by shopkeeper April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was raped by a shopkeeper near her home in the capital, police said on Tuesday. The accused was arrested after locals caught him and beat him up. The girl was playing outside her home in Harsh Vihar area of east Delhi, when shopkeeper Rajesh lured her...
  • Delhi: Discom employee arrested for molesting girl April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A 58-year-old employee of a power distribution company has been arrested for allegedly molesting a girl at a government dispensary in the Nehru Nagar area of southeast Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday while the 19-year-old girl and accused Gyan Prakash were waiting for...
  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police station. Woman...
  • Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria April 15, 2014

    Maiduguri: Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the Sambisa...
  • Thane: Woman beaten up with iron rods for not becoming a prostitute March 23, 2014

    Thane: In a heinous incident, a 23-year-old girl was allegedly beaten up with iron rods by three men in Thane after she refused to enter into prostitution. The incident took place in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district. Police say that the assailants also chopped off a body part of the...
  • Bulandshahr: Dalit woman battles for life as employer sets her ablaze for resisting rape February 14, 2014

    A dalit woman working at a brick kiln at Kirra village in Bulandshahr was allegedly set ablaze by her employer when she resisted his attempt to rape her. The woman, who suffered 95 per cent burns, was admitted to the district hospital from where she was referred to Meerut for treatment. According...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's father seeks death penalty for rapists January 27, 2014

    The parents of the 23-year-old girl, who was gangraped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases. "In cases of rape, the accused should be awarded death sentence and he should be hanged," the victim's father told reporters in Indore on Saturday. The parents of...
  • Man rapes 5-year-old girl in Bhimpura January 27, 2014

    A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Bhimpura area in Ballia, police said on Monday. The girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on Saturday when she was alone in her house, they said. The matter came to light when her family members returned home, they said, adding the accused was...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Minor girl allegedly raped by 19-year-old youth January 22, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 19-year-old youth at near Revidi village under Padmanabham police station limits. According to police, the girl who is a native of Lakshmipuram under Bheemili district zone went to her grandfather's house at Venkatapuram of Padmanabham, a few days...
  • Danish woman gangrape: 2 accused arrested, says Delhi Police January 16, 2014

    The Delhi Police on Thursday said it has arrested two of the 8 accused in Danish woman gangrape case. The other six have been identified but are still to be arrested. One of the accused Ganja has two murder cases against him. The woman recognised him from a photograph shown to...
  • Congress questions AAP over Danish woman gangrape in Delhi January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday ridiculed AAP and its government over a host of issues ranging from the rape of a Danish woman to the controversy surrounding a minister. "They won't have any one (minister) left after two-three months," Congress spokesman Sandeep Dikshit told reporters when asked if Law Minister...
  • German woman alleges molestation in Chennai-bound Mangalore Express January 14, 2014

    Chennai: In yet another case of crime against foreign nationals, a German woman has alleged that she was molested in the Chennai-bound Mangalore Express. The Railway Police has filed an FIR in the case and sent the woman for medical examination. The accused has been identified and traced down to Mangalore....
  • Shakti Mills case: Women are now more open to report cases, say Mumbaikars December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. Mumbai too saw protests after a photojournalist was...
  • Delhi gangrape: Indian men need to change their mentality, say women December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. Despite this, nothing seems to have changed on...
  • Delhi gangrape: One year on, security is still an issue December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. Despite this, nothing seems to have changed on...
  • Businessman arrested for harassing woman in Rajdhani Express November 21, 2013

    A businessman has been arrested for allegedly eve-teasing a woman co-passenger while travelling in Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. The cloth merchant from West Bengal Pavan Kumar (38) allegedly misbehaved with the woman, a sales officer in Bareilly, while they were travelling in the same compartment of the train, Deputy Superintendent of...
  • Students speak out against sexual harassment by SC ex-judge November 12, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Sexual assault case: CBI to quiz ex-Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar October 16, 2013

    Jaipur: A CBI team in Jaipur will question former Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar in connection with the sexual assault case lodged against him. The Sodala Police station had booked Nagar for allegedly raping, threatening and beating up the woman on September 11, after calling her to his official bungalow...
  • Mumbai: Industrialist rapes woman for 7 years, arrested October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Police have arrested a Kandivli-based industrialist for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman for over seven years. The complainant says the accused even circulated nude pictures of her and blackmailed her. According to police, the accused first raped the girl in 2006. The accused had allegedly lured the girl to his...
  • Rajasthan minister rape case: Forensic report on Babulal Nagar's voice samples expected today October 5, 2013

    Jaipur: A forensic report on the voice sample of former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar, who is accused of rape, is expected today. On Friday, the CID crime branch recorded the voice sample of the 35-year-old woman who had accused Nagar of rape and assault. A team led by the additional superintendent of...
  • Ghaziabad administration goes hi-tech; creates FB page for complainants October 4, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Residents of Ghaziabad can now complain against deteriorating law and order as well as water and power crisis on Facebook. District administration has decided to reach out to residents through its Facebook page. The DM office has invited residents to post their views, suggestions and complaints against any issue on...
  • TN: Worker arrested for sexually torturing 10-year old girl October 4, 2013

    Coimbatore: A construction worker was arrested today on charges of sexually 'torturing and harassing' a 10-year-old daughter of his female colleague for the last two years. Vijayakumar of Erode and working in Periyanaickenpalayam on the city outskirts, was allegedly having illicit affairs with a female worker for the last six years,...
  • Rajasthan: Woman's leg cut off to steal anklets October 3, 2013

    Jaipur: In a bizarre incident, unidentified robbers chopped off the legs of a 50-year-old woman to rob her of her silver anklets in a village near Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. The body was found Wednesday with the legs missing. Police suspect the robbers took away the legs after committing the...
  • Five men gangrape middle-aged West Bengal woman, no arrests yet September 24, 2013

    A woman from West Bengal was gangraped by five men in Bihar's Patna district, police on Tuesday said. The victim, a resident of Bolrampur village in neighbouring Bengal, was found lying unconscious by a roadside, with several injuries on her, by a team of National Disaster Response Force late on Monday...
  • Need to end all acts of violence against women: Sonia Gandhi August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough as they will have to be implemented properly on ground. "We realise that just making laws and announcing policies would not be enough to empower women....
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife August 29, 2013

    Journalist-columnist Nandita Puri, who filed a police complaint of domestic violence against her husband and actor Om Puri, on Wednesday claimed he was lying when he said he was out of town when he allegedly beat her. "All lies... He is lying and he was in Mumbai. After the incident, he...
  • BSF constable accused of raping Bangladeshi woman suspended August 25, 2013

    The BSF on Saturday said it has suspended a constable facing allegation of raping a Bangladeshi woman in July 2013 and formed a court of inquiry, but claimed a propaganda has been launched to "malign its image". A day after a rights group Masum moved the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)...
  • One arrested for sexually assaulting a railway employee August 4, 2013

    One person has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault on a railway woman employee by a group of persons at her Railway quarters, a senior police official said on Saturday. The accused, Rajashekharan, a railway employee and son-in-law of the victim, was arrested on Friday night, Hubli-Dharwad...