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Don’t stare at me, I am human too: acid attack survivor Laxmi

For long, Laxmi lived in dark despair but today she has moved on from being victim to survivor and is the face of a fierce campaign against acid attacks, writes Harinder Baweja. Laws against acid attacks

Don’t turn away, fight for us: Acid attack survivor

Look at me, don’t turn your face, I’m human too: This is the thought that has most crossed Laxmi's mind in the last eight years. She was only 15 years old when on April 22, 2005, she was pinned to the ground and attacked with acid. Harinder Baweja reports.

Acid attack kills 28-year-old in Madhya Pradesh

A 28-year-old married woman died and three others sustained injuries in an acid attack in Morena district, about 465 kilometers north of Bhopal early today. HT reports.

My husband attacked me and committed suicide: acid attack survivor Meena Soni

Meena Soni, mother of three, was attacked with acid by her husband. She bounced back to life and now works for undertrial women at Lucknow jail and believes that women have abundant courage. Richa Srivastava writes. Laws against acid attacks

My husband attacked me and committed suicide: acid attack survivor Meena Soni

Meena Soni, mother of three, was attacked with acid by her husband. She bounced back to life and now works for undertrial women at Lucknow jail and believes that women have abundant courage. Richa Srivastava writes. Laws against acid attacks

I was seen only as a commodity: acid attack survivor Haseena Hussain

Beauty is only skin deep. Whoever came up with this line probably had never met an acid attack victim. Naveen Ammembala writes. Laws against acid attacks

I was seen only as a commodity: acid attack survivor Haseena Hussain

Fighting on Haseena Hussain is officially the first acid attack victim in Karnataka. After losing her eyesight, she used to think she’s better off dead. But she now works to help other victims. Naveen Ammembala writes.

I can’t even cry anymore, says Annu Mukherjee, blinded in an acid attack

Annu Mukherjee, a hotel dancer, was blinded in an attack by a jealous colleague. She has lost her sight, but not the will to carry on. ‘I can’t see but I can still dance,’ she says to Shalini Singh.

‘I can’t even cry anymore’: says Annu Mukherjee, blinded in an acid attack

Annu Mukherjee, a hotel dancer, was blinded in an attack by a jealous colleague. She has lost her sight, but not the will to carry on. ‘I can’t see but I can still dance,’ she says. Shalini Singh writes. Laws against acid attacks

My face was used to settle scores, says acid attack survivor Ritu Saini

Rohtak's Ritu Saini once wanted to be an ace volleyball player. Today, she spends her time doing household chores, after her aunt chose to settle a property score by burning her face. The 18-yr old talks to Sat Singh about her ongoing struggle. Laws against acid attacks

Till death, she just kept asking why: acid attack victim Preeti Rathi's mother

Preeti Rathi got an appointment letter from the ministry of defence on March 28. A month-and-a-half later, on June 1, she was dead. The family's hope for a better life was left corroded by a fatal acid attack on their daughter. Her mother talks to KumKum Dasgupta.

Man throws acid on a woman in Ghaziabad

A woman suffered serious injuries in an acid attack early on Friday morning in Ghaziabad. The incident happened in Vijay Nagar area after a man threw acid on her face.

They emptied an acid bottle in my throat, says survivor Sabina Khatun

18-year-old Sabina Khatun was pinned down by her boyfriend’s family while he just stood by and watched. Today, she seldom moves out of her home and lives in constant fear of another attack on her or her sisters. She talks to Orin Basu about her ordeal.
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Ghaziabad: acid thrower kills self in custody

A 28-year-old man accused of throwing acid on a married woman allegedly committed suicide in lock-up on Saturday, just hours after surrendering to the police. Peeyush Khandelwal reports.

Ghaziabad: Acid-attack accused died of hanging, confirms autopsy report

The autopsy report of an acid-attack accused, who allegedly committed suicide inside the prison here within hours of his arrest, confirmed that he died of asphyxia due to hanging.
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