CRIME AGAINST WOMEN

  • 72% of rape accused are victims' boyfriends: Mumbai Police Commissioner 20 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October 2014. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542 rape cases filed...
  • Pakistan: Man pours acid down wife's throat over trivial issues 14 hours 14 minutes ago

    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...
  • Gujarat: HIV+ man arrested for raping minor daughter 16 hours 46 minutes ago

    Surat: An HIV positive man was arrested in Surat on Wednesday for allegedly raping her minor daughter for three years, police said. "A 42-year-old man was arrested from his residence in city's Sachin industrial area on basis of a complaint filed by her daughter (15) who alleged that her father...
  • Bengaluru street assault case victims reassured as police arrests six 22 hours 47 minutes ago

    The victims of the Bengaluru street assault case say that they feel reassured after the police arrested 6 people for stalking and harassing five women in the heart of city. The police has slapped charges of criminal intimidation and assault to outrage the modesty of women, which will at least...
  • Police arrest 6 men for harassing 5 women in Bengaluru's MG Road Yesterday

    Six men has been arrested for allegedly harassing a group of five women at MG road in Bengaluru. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu and other three are from Bengaluru itself. The men were caught on camera allegedly harassing the women on late Saturday night. ...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests 6 men for harassing 5 women at MG Road Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Six men has been arrested for allegedly harassing a group of five women at MG road in Bengaluru. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu and other three are from Bengaluru itself. The men were caught on camera allegedly harassing the women on late Saturday night. Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddy...
  • Is Bengaluru unsafe for women? 2 days ago

    In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • MMS in Hyderabad school, class 9th students make video of a class 2nd girl in washroom 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault across the country. In a shameful incident, a group of class 9 students allegedly made a video of a class 2nd girl while she was in the washroom. The incident took place on Saturday. Angry parents have been staging...
  • Bengaluru street assault caught on camera, five women allegedly harassed by group of five men 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • Gujarat: Husband kills wife, mother-in-law with the help of father-in-law 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: A 52-year-old woman and her daughter were allegedly strangled to death by their respective husbands, following a discord between the daughter and her husband in Pasodara village of Kamrej taluka of Surat, police said on Sunday. After a heated argument, one Prakash Dobaria (34) with his father-in-law Vitthal Hirpara...
  • New Delhi: 16-year-old girl raped by brother-in-law 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old West Bengal girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law in Civil Lines area in North Delhi, police said. The incident came to light when the girl, who managed to flee from her sister's home, was found crying in Majnu ka Tilla area, and was later brought...
  • Delhi University student killed for honour: How do we change mindsets? 6 days ago

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country, assesses views on honour killing. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown off running train after alleged rape attempt 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh a young woman was thrown off a train after an alleged rape attempt. The victim who is a professional from Delhi was thown off a train in Madhya Pradesh near Sagar. The girl was found unconcious...
  • Honour killing: Delhi University girl murdered over inter-caste marriage, parents arrested 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, the parents of a 21-year-old Delhi university student has been arrested for allegedly murdering her. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara College, was allegedly strangled to death by her parents Jagmohan Yadav, a...
  • UP Mining Minister's son booked for abduction of woman 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A case has been registered against Uttar Pradesh Mining Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati's son Anurag for allegedly abducting a young woman. The woman's father has alleged that Prajapati's son kidnapped his daughter. Her father said that the police in Amethi initially refused to register an FIR. The case...
  • Delhi University girl murdered by parents over inter-caste marriage 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara...
  • Women making false rape allegations need to be punished, says Delhi court November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Women making false rape allegation to settle personal scores need to be prosecuted and punished, a Delhi court has observed, saying such matters cause intense misery and humiliation to the accused which continues even after acquittal in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat while acquitting two Delhi...
  • Raipur: 15-year-old gang-raped for eight months by three men including a minor November 17, 2014

    Raipur: A teenage girl was allegedly threatened and gang-raped for several times over a period of eight months by three youths, including a minor in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. "The accused, identified as Sanjay Yadav (23), Mohammed Arman Ansari (23) and a 16-year-old boy, were arrested today...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up, paraded half-naked by her husband in Sikar November 16, 2014

    Jaipur: A week after the infamous Thuravad incident in which a woman was paraded half-naked on a donkey, a 40-year-old woman was on Sunday allegedly beaten up and paraded half-naked in a market area in Sikar district by her husband in the presence of their teenage daughter, police said. Accused Kesar...
  • Woman from Assam gangraped in Delhi November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman from Assam was allegedly assaulted and gangraped by four of her neighbours in west Delhi's Mundka area, police said on Saturday. All the four accused have been arrested and sent to Tihar jail, police said. The woman has been living alone in the area since...
  • Hearing in rape case against Union Minister Nihal Chand in Jaipur court today November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Jaipur court on will be hearing an appeal against the acquittal of Nihal Chand, the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers in a rape case. This even as Nihal Chand is not present at the hearing. The Rajasthan police claimed that they weren't able to...
  • Released UN report on domestic violence close to reality: Kiran Bedi November 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Kiran Bedi said that the UN report released is quite close to the real truth. "It is a difficult choice for women. Women should stand up for their rights the moment they are assaulted. They should not tolerate ill-treatment and should seek help," said Kiran...
  • Six out of 10 Indian men admit to committing violence against their wives: UN report November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sixty per cent of Indian men admit acting violently against their wife or partner at some point in their lives while 52 per cent of women admit having faced some form of violence during their lifetime, says a UN report. The highest reports of violence came from Odisha and...
  • 6/10 Indian men abuse partners: Sweeping statement or bitter truth? November 11, 2014

    A study has revealed the shocking statistics about the Indian males. According to the United Nations study 6 out of 10 men in India have been physically violent with their wives. CNN-IBN asks whether this is a sweeping statement or the bitter truth? ...
  • 100 SHE teams deployed to check harassment of women in Hyderabad November 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a first of kind, Hyderabad Police has set up 100 special teams to check harassment of women in public places. These teams are called SHE teams and are aimed to counter eve teasing, stalking, physical harassment at public places. Dressed as civilians and armed with video cameras, these...
  • Prima facie case against Indian priest for assaulting minor in USA: Centre to Delhi HC November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that there is a "prima facie" case against Indian Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl during his stay in USA in 2004, warranting his extradition. The submission made before Justice Pratibha...
  • 40 cases of crime against women registered every day in Delhi November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty cases of crimes against women are registered every day in the national capital with offences of rape, molestation and sexual harassment in public topping the list. According to Delhi Police data, there has been 16 per cent increase in registration of crimes against women in the city...
  • Meerut: Girl raped by neighbour; act filmed November 8, 2014

    Meerut: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour who also filmed the act and threatened her that he will upload the clip on internet if she told anyone about the incident, police said. The incident happened one month ago when the victim was alone at her home in Nawabgari...
  • Telangana government to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety. The helpline should have the toll free number '181', he suggested during a review meeting on women's safety, as per a release...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests four people for gangraping woman November 4, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police on Tuesday arrested four people in connection with an alleged gangrape and robbery in HSR Layout. The victim is a 25-year-old woman One of the men had been arrested when an initial complaint was lodged. Three were picked up on Saturday. Meanwhile, another man has been arrested for...