- Dec 06, 2014 17:42 IST
The Hindustan Times was on Friday awarded the International Press Institute India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2014 for its series against acid attacks.
- Jul 30, 2013 02:00 ISTHT Initiative | Stop acid attacks
Fighting spirit: Chanchal Kumari, 19, dreamt big. She wanted to become a computer engineer. With 90% burns, she is now fighting a lonely but gutsy battle. She talks to Rai Atul Krishna about her ordeal.
- Jul 30, 2013 23:03 ISTHT Campaign | Letter from the Editor
There can be few things that are worse than the plight of a victim. Lend your voice to a campaign that needs to be fought by each one of us, not just by the victims who have already suffered the worst, writes Sanjoy Narayan.
- Jul 31, 2013 18:56 IST
A 22-year-old woman died at the Sadar Hospital in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh on Wednesday morning, 45 days after she was became yet another victim of acid attack.
- Aug 07, 2013 12:16 IST
A young woman managed to escape an acid attack by a 50-year-old man who was pressurising her for marriage, police said in Lucknow on Wednesday.
- Oct 11, 2013 01:50 IST
After living in a state of blindness for seven years, acid attack victim Reenu Sharma, 27, has begun her journey to get back her vision.
- Oct 30, 2013 01:13 IST
The woman, 22, however, was lucky and suffered minor burns only on her legs. She is currently undergoing treatment at a government hospital. Police said the woman was traumatised at the incident.
- Jul 25, 2014 18:52 IST
The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over the growing number of acid attacks in the country, and asked the central and state governments for an explanation over the slow pace of rehabilitation of victims of such violence.
- Mar 06, 2014 23:19 IST
Barsa Swony Choudhury, an alleged dowry torture victim and daughter-in-law of a former minister, was reportedly threatened in a letter with acid attack if she tried to enter politics.
- Mar 04, 2014 17:19 IST
Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" in Washington on Tuesday.
- Feb 09, 2014 19:32 IST
Just over six months after the Supreme Court directed state governments to put in place stringent measures to curb acid attacks, one such assault has claimed its first victim in Bihar.
- Feb 07, 2014 18:27 IST
The incident, the fifth such recorded event in Bihar in the past 14 months, came just over six months after the Supreme Court directed state governments to put in place stringent measures to curb such attacks.
- Feb 01, 2014 22:08 IST
The 16-year-old girl, who is a class 11 student, originally hails from Bihar and has been staying with her maternal grandparents for the past several months. She was admitted to hospital with 35% burns on face and legs.
- Jan 19, 2014 00:34 IST
Acid attacks are a rampant gender crime in India. While the case of Laxmi, who is making a new beginning with Alok, is an occasion to cheer, the truth remains that most victims continue to live in pain and neglect.
- Jan 08, 2014 18:39 IST
Alok, a Kanpur resident who runs an award-winning campaign for acid attack victims, has set an example by deciding to enter into a live-in relationship with one of his fellow campaigners, Laxmi.