Crime Against Women

  • 4-year-old minor girl raped by father's acquaintance Yesterday

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24-year-old Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer Yesterday

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of the...
  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen 2 days ago

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Army man held for trying to molest girl in Rajdhani Express 2 days ago

    Guwahati: An Army man on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly making an attempt to molest a minor girl. The incident took place on board the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express. The 17-year old girl travelling with her uncle in a three-tier AC compartment raised an alarm at 4 AM when the army man...
  • UP: Protest erupts in Faizabad after kidnapped girl dies 2 days ago

    Faizabad: Tension gripped Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh after people clashed with police following the death of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday. The clashes took place outside Khandasa Police Chowki on Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Amaniganj was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday evening by the four persons...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel 2 days ago

    A 28-year-old nurse on Monday was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Mumbai: Woman faces harrowing ordeal while filing molestation case 2 days ago

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. According to the woman, she and her friend went to a police station to report her alleged molestation...
  • West Bengal: No signs of external injury in postmortem of CPM leader's wife's murder 3 days ago

    East Midnapore: In a new twist in the death of a 32-year-old woman in East Midnapore, the post mortem report reveals that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body. According to the report, the cause of death was due to hanging and a case...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree 3 days ago

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33-year-old woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • Making false promise of marriage, man rapes a girl for 3 years 3 days ago

    An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by a youth for three years on the pretext of marriage, police said on Monday. The victim alleged in her complaint that she was raped on pretext of marriage by the accused identified as Ashraf for three years. He refused to marry her after...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal 3 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • French woman harassed in Rameswaram, three arrested 4 days ago

    Rameswaram: A 35-year old French woman, residing in Puducherry for the past 25 years, was harassed by three fishermen allegedly in an inebriated state while taking bath in sea on Sunday. The fishermen, in the age group of 18-30, have been arrested and booked under the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Eve...
  • Punjab: Dalits block National Highway over rape, police use mild force to clear it 5 days ago

    Phagwara: Agitated over delay in arrest of four persons accused of raping a 22-year-old dalit woman at a factory, members of a dalit organisation on Saturday tried to block the National Highway 1, forcing police to use mild force against them. Activists of Sri Guru Ravi Das Sena Punjab gathered...
  • Two men rape 16-yr-old, film the act to blackmail her 6 days ago

    A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped here by two men who also made a video of the act and used it to blackmail the victim for assaulting her repeatedly, police said on Friday. An FIR was lodged in this regard with Bhankhrota police station following a court's directive on a complaint of...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly molests Kindergarden student in school 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student allegedly molested a girl in Kindergarden inside a school in Delhi on Wednesday. The school is in civil lines in North Delhi. The kindergarden student was waiting to be picked up by her family when she was taken to an empty classroom by another student...
  • 3 men gangrape a teenage girl in Reoti, one suspect arrested 1 week ago

    A teenage girl from a backward community was allegedly gangraped in Reoti area here, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Aug 12 night when the girl was gangraped by three persons, who later fled threatening her of dire consequences, Additional Superintendent of Police, K C Goswami said. An FIR...
  • Gujarat: Woman fights her way out of coma, identifies her attackers four years after attack August 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In an incident of sheer grit and determination, a 26-year-old woman, Dimple Patel, in Gujarat identified her alleged attackers in court four years after the attack. The brutal assault had left the woman in coma for almost a year. The woman has lost her hearing and can barely talk...
  • Mob justice: Villagers lynch man for raping woman August 14, 2014

    A 50-year-old man, who had allegedly raped a woman last week, was lynched by villagers after he along with an accomplice made an abortive attempt to rape her daughter in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand, the police said on Wednesday. Radha Mohan Munda and another man allegedly tried to drag a...
  • 22-year-old man abducts minor girl, rapes her August 12, 2014

    A minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth at a hotel here two days back, police said on Tuesday. The 16-year-old girl, a Class 12 pass-out, was allegedly lured and abducted by one 22-year-old Ajay Choudhary, and taken to a hotel in Harmara where she was raped on...
  • Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles: Khap chief August 12, 2014

    Jind: To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap Panchayat in Haryana has said. Kandela Khap Panchayat chief Tekaram Kandela said to use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right...
  • Rajasthan: Case against 4 men for burning teenager for resisting sexual assault August 11, 2014

    Jaipur: A 17 year-old-girl was set on fire for allegedly resisting a sexual assault in Dholpur in Rajasthan. The girl has been hospitalised and is in a critical condition. A case has been registered against four neighbours after the girl's mother lodged an FIR. The investigation is underway even as no arrests...
  • Four men including landlord's son gangrape two teenagers near Gurgaon August 11, 2014

    Gurgaon: Two minor girls were allegedly gangraped in Binola village near Gurgaon on Saturday. The two girls, 13 and 15 years of age, were allegedly gangraped by four people, including the son of their landlord. All four of the accused have been arrested. The alleged incident took place on Saturday...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha August 10, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing row over language in UPSC civil services examinations, laws against sexual harassment, food condition in Indian Railways. He also talks about the books on former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Mohanlalganj murder: Government refuses to increase compensation, issues Rs10 lakh cheque to victim's family August 10, 2014

    Ignoring the demand of the family of victim in Mohanlalganj case for increasing the compensation to Rs 25 lakh, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a cheque of Rs 10 lakh for the children of the 35-year-old widow who was found brutally murdered last month. District Magistrate Sharad Kumar Singh...
  • Watch: Does the world really hate women? This chilling video about the crimes against women will make you believe it does August 10, 2014

    According the United Nations, 1 out of 3 women has been beaten, forced into sex or abused during her lifetime. Why is it that crime against women has always been at an alarming high in the world? Rapes, acid attacks, mutilated bodies, the heinous crimes against women just don't seem...
  • Women buy rakhis with Modi's image, say it carries promise of 'ache din' August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi fever has gripped the nation once again on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. From Uttar Pradesh to Rajasthan, Modi rakhis have been a rage this festival. In the Pink City, rakhis with Modi's image on it were flying off the shelves. Women said that...
  • Divide in Modi Cabinet, Maneka Gandhi's plan to strengthen NCW hits Law Ministry roadblock August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two important central ministries are at loggerheads. Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's plan to strengthen the National Commission for Women has met with a roadblock from the Law Ministry, said sources on Friday. Maneka had sent a proposal to the Law Ministry to strengthen the...
  • 35-year-old man arrested for attempting to rape a 3-year-old August 8, 2014

    A 35-year-old man allegedly tried to rape a three-year-old girl in the Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. According to police, the accused, identified as one Manoj Kumar of Saheed Nagar colony, has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape the infant girl. The girl was playing outside her house...
  • Congress leader Nagma visits Meerut rape victim in hospital August 7, 2014

    Actress and Congress politician Nagma on Wednesday slammed the BJP for trying to communalise the Meerut gangrape incident. After visiting the victim of alleged gangrape and forced conversion on Wednesday at a hospital in Ghaziabad, Nagma said BJP was trying to communalise the incident. "No political party should be allowed to...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...