A dowry dispute between two families took an ugly turn when a woman's husband and father-in-law thrashed her parents, bit her mother's nose and slashed her ear, in Nakatia, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Sunday.
It was an unusual wedding, which took place under tight police security in Rajasthan.
A man posing as a woman on Facebook befriended wives of government officers in Lucknow and made objectionable calls to them, police said on Tuesday.
In a shocking incident in Haryana, India, infamous for its skewed sex ratio, a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.
Taking a strong view of the incident, the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) has ordered the Chunabhatti Police Station to submit its detailed investigation report, register a rape-cum-murder case and extend financial assistance to the victim's family as per the laws.
Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a Delhi hotel on the night of Jan.17, 2014. The couple was staying in the hotel as their house was undergoing renovation.
Just a few months back after the gruesome killing of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Parliament that he was ‘pained’ over the lynching and called for
According to reports, the eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside the toilet of a government primary school in a village in Ramala region of Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.
Sexual abuse of women and children in India is a national disgrace. Acts of rape continue to rise despite stringent laws (“19-year-old girl who accused Indian ruling party politician of rape hit by truck”, July 30, Gulf Today). For decades rape victims are made to suffer twice, first by their perpetrators and then