PHYSICAL ASSAULT

  • Woman panchayat member thrashed, Governor Aziz Qureshi seeks report August 6, 2014

    UttarakhandGovernor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday sought a report from state government and police by Thursday over the alleged thrashing of a woman member of district panchayat. Terming the incident "shameful and sad", the governor directed thedirector general of policeand Chief Secretary to submit a detailed report of the incident by tomorrow...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • UP: Man allegedly assaults 5 women activists physically, verbally May 17, 2013

    Lalitpur: A shocking instance of horror against women has surfaced from Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh. Five women working as human rights activists were allegedly physically and verbally assaulted when they had gathered to inaugurate an adult literacy centre for Dalit women in the village. The man who attacked them...
  • Kerala exminister's marital spat rocks Assembly, Oppn says CM must quit April 2, 2013

    The Opposition alleged Oommen Chandy "misled" the House over the complaint by former Kerala minister Ganesh Kumar's wife. ...
  • Kerala exminister marital spat: Oppn says CM must resign April 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly witnessed high drama and had to be adjourned after the controversy surrounding former Forest Minister Ganesh Kumar and his estranged wife created an uproar. Opposition LDF demanded that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should step down on moral grounds. As soon as the Assembly began its proceedings, the...
  • Meerut: Woman teacher commits suicide February 28, 2013

    Meerut: A 40-year-old woman teacher allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling, on Wednesday, at her residence in Medical area of Meerut district, police said. According to the police, the deceased Suneeta Verma was a teacher in a junior high school and was married with two children. Suneeta's...
  • Mumbai violence accused to undergo medical test August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Twenty three people, who were arrested in connection with the violence at Azad Maidan in Mumbai earlier this month, are set to undergo a medical examination on Monday. The group had moved a local court last week seeking to undergo the check up to validate their claims of being beaten...
  • US: Indian jailed for illtreating brother's wife June 21, 2012

    New York: The sisterinlaw of an Indian woman, who came to the US after an arranged marriage, has been sentenced to two years in prison for physically assaulting her and treating her as a slave. Rajani Jagota, 32, was convicted in February this year on charges of labour trafficking and...
  • Reporter accuses Nithyananda of physical assault June 7, 2012

    Bidadi: A reporter of a regional channel has filed a complaint against the controversial self styled godman Nithyananda and four of his followers on Saturday alleging physical assault and threat to his life, police said. "The complaint has just been filed and after verifying the facts, we will be registering an...