CRIME

  • Rajnath Singh advocates online monitoring of sale of acid 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Voicing concern over increasing incidents of acid attacks on women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said an online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to check such incidents. "An online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to put an effective check over such incidents," Singh...
  • Bihar: Locals thrash school principal for allegedly molesting minor girl in Nalanda 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    Patna: A school principal was thrashed by locals in the Nalanda district in Bihar after a class VI student accused him of molesting her. The police reportedly stood back while the principal was beaten and later took him into custody. The principal is already facing charges of making an obscene...
  • Uber taxi services introduces 5 new checks in a bid to get the ban lifted 16 hours 1 minutes ago

    Uber taxi services has been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. In a bid to remove the ban, Uber has come up with an 'India specific security narrative'. It includes all the new safety initiatives that Uber is introducing. Following is...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram is in hiding, says complainant's lawyer 18 hours 51 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: The 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram is safe, said her lawyer on Saturday. "My client is in hiding. I cannot reveal why my client has gone into hiding," said the complainant's lawyer. Commenting on the Gujarat government willing to provide security...
  • Mumbai Police deploy 75% of its force to ensure safety for women on New Year's eve Yesterday

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has stepped up the security measures to ensure safety for women on New Years eve. 75 per cent of its personnel to be deployed for New Years eve. Women police personnel wearing civilian clothes will be deployed in crowded areas like Juhu Chowpatty, Marine drive and Gateway of...
  • Love gone awry, Delhi acid attack mastermind knew the victim for 10 years Yesterday

    New Delhi: The police on Thursday arrested the mastermind and along with his three accomplices in connection with the acid attack that took place on Tuesday in Delhi. Investigators say that the attack was an act of revenge. The shocking details of the case reveal that the mastermind of the...
  • Delhi acid attack: Victim knew accused doctor, says police 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Police on Thursday said Dr Ashok Yadav and the acid attack victim had done their MBBS from Russia and knew each other for around 10 years and the duo was "good friends." According to the police, Dr Yadav, a resident of Mayapuri, wanted to marry her and had...
  • Vizag: Man allegedly rapes a 19-year-old as she goes to defecate 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth under the Kothakota police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident took place when the girl had gone out to answer nature's call. Her family members lodged a police complaint against A Rajasekhar (22), the accused. The...
  • 28-year-old commits suicide in Ghaziabad 2 days ago

    Ghaziabad: A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Kavi Nagar area here, police said. Praveen, a resident of village Mehrauli, killed himself using his licensed pistol, DSP Ran Vijay Singh said. Praveen's family members rushed towards his room hearing a gunshot and discovered his body lying in...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor 3 days ago

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly raped by 17-year-old boy 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour when she was alone at her residence in Safdarjung Enclave of south Delhi. Police have apprehended the minor, who studied in class 11 and lived with his parents in the area. According to the police, the incident...
  • Hyderabad: Man arrested for mailing obscene pics morphed on boss' wife 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: A 49-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested on charges of sending e-mails containing morphed obscene photos and derogatory remarks about the wife of his former boss, police said. The accused, Senapathi Sridhar who is currently unemployed, was apprehended by Cyber Crime Police Station of Cyberabad Commissionerate from his residence...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • Government plans to bring acid attacks under heinous crimes category 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Faced with the growing number of acid attacks on women, government is planning to categorise such cases as heinous crimes and fix a time-frame for investigation and trial for speedy justice. All such cases where maximum punishment of life imprisonment or death sentence is possible will be categorised...
  • Delhi: Miscreants throw acid on a woman doctor, victim admitted to AIIMS 4 days ago

    Delhi: A doctor suffered serious burn injuries on Tuesday morning after some miscreants threw acid on her. She was riding her scooty when she was attacked. The incident is reported from Rajouri Garden area of Delhi where two men on a bike tried snatching the victim's purse. The victim has been...
  • 8,973 criminal cases with senior citizens as victims in India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As many as 8,973 criminal cases, in which senior citizens were victims, have been registered in the country till October this year and cheating and robbery accounted for maximum numbers of cases, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. The maximum number of 2,257 cases...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys 6 days ago

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl 6 days ago

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • UP: 3 boys allegedly set 19-year-old girl on fire in Varanasi December 19, 2014

    Varanasi: Three youths allegedly set on fire a 19-year-old girl inside her house for opposing their teasing and harassment in Lallapura area under Sigra police station limits on Thursday, police said. Circle Officer of Chetganj Rahul Mishra said the girl's mother has alleged that three youths entered their house in the...
  • UP: School principal beats nursery student to death in Bareilly December 17, 2014

    Bareilly: In a shocking news from Uttar Pradesh, a school principal allegedly beat a nursery student to death in Bareilly. The student's father had been unable to pay the school fees for the last two months. But according to the police, the boy was beaten up because he didn't do...
  • Tamil Nadu: Class X student arrested for alleged rape, murder of minor girl in Vellore December 17, 2014

    Chennai: The police have arrested a class 10th student in the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The accused was hiding in Hosur town of Krishnagiri district and is being bought to Vellore for further investigations. The motive of the crime is not...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • IIT Guwahati dean accused of raping office assistant held December 17, 2014

    Guwahati: The dean of academic affairs at the IIT here has been arrested for allegedly raping an office assistant, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. "A case was registered against IIT Guwahati Professor Alok Kumar Ghosal at the Panbazar Women police station here...He was brought to the police station for...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...