Crimes Against Women

Ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas under lens for abuse of deaf, mute girl

DNA tests of six middle-aged men residing at the ashram, including its 60-year-old head, are being conducted to ascertain who could be behind the sexual exploitation.

published on : 26th November 2020

Violence against girls and women in UP rose from 23.5 per cent in 2015-16 to 51 per cent in 2018-19: study

The results of the findings were released on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

published on : 25th November 2020

Odisha man sets 16-year-old daughter on fire over property fear, arrested

Arakhita had remarried after his divorce with Kamala. When she returned, he was afraid she would demand her share of the property.

published on : 25th November 2020

Woman dies in acid attack, boyfriend arrested in Maharashtra's Beed

The incident took place on Saturday, the police official said, adding that the reason behind the attack was not yet known.

published on : 15th November 2020

Hathras rape case: Victim’s family 'unhappy' with CBI’s line of probe

According to the victim’s elder brother, the CBI officials questioned him about the claims being made by local residents that he killed his own sister. 

published on : 5th November 2020

Mumbai-based RTI activist booked for 'raping' 17-year-old cousin 

According to the official, the 17-year-old victim had lodged a police complaint alleging the RTI activist (30) raped her in the house where they both resided in suburban Malwani.

published on : 4th November 2020

Police in Chhattisgarh file chargesheet four days after rape FIR

On October 30, a case of rape was registered at Punjipathra police station in the district and the accused, Guddu Kumar, was arrested, said superintendent of police Santosh Singh.

published on : 4th November 2020

Hathras rape case: HC expresses concern over no action against DM so far by state government

It may be recalled that the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court had taken a suo-motu cognizance of the case, especially the issue of cremation of the victim girl.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Indian national accused of molesting compatriot woman in UAE admits to crime

The 32-year-old Indian housewife testified that she was walking to her residence when she realised that the defendant was following her.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Dwarka Eksath: A march against objectification of women

The march is being organised to encourage women to raise their voices and reclaim their right to safer places.

published on : 31st October 2020

Sexual abuse of minor: Kerala rights panel orders ACP to probe complaint

As per the complaint, the gynaecologist had given the advice after noticing bruises on the abdomen of girl, who was brought by her mother after the minor complained of abdominal pain.

published on : 31st October 2020

Plea in SC seeks SIT probe into 'forceful conversion' of Hindus in Haryana's Nuh

The plea also prayed to nullify all sale deeds executed by the Hindus in the favour of Muslims in the last 10 years "under coercion and undue influence".  

published on : 30th October 2020

Pakistan university student gangraped by classmate, three others

Police have arrested the main suspect, Shahid, and raids are being conducted to arrest the other culprits.

published on : 27th October 2020

Delhi cop arrested for 'molesting' women, minor in capital

Sub-Inspector, Puneet Grewal, who was arrested on Saturday, has been sent to judicial custody.

published on : 26th October 2020

UP Special Task Force to probe caste 'conspiracy' angle in Hathras rape case

A senior STF official said that the team probing the conspiracy angle will soon visit the scene of the crime to investigate and collect facts.

published on : 22nd October 2020
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