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We do know that the pandemic’s economic impact has been higher on women. At the end of the year, 13% fewer women (2% fewer men) than the previous year were employed, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.(HTPHOTO)

India’s 2020 Gender Report Card

UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 05:36 PM IST
The end of a year is a good time to take stock – just how much we’ve achieved, how much more must be done and, this year in particular, how much is in danger of being lost
The man received serious burn injuries on his face and upper body and was admitted at a local hospital. Later, he was shifted to Govind Ballabh Pant ( GBP) hospital in Agartala due to his serious condition. (Representative photo)
The man received serious burn injuries on his face and upper body and was admitted at a local hospital. Later, he was shifted to Govind Ballabh Pant ( GBP) hospital in Agartala due to his serious condition. (Representative photo)

27-year-old woman arrested for throwing acid on lover: Police

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:56 PM IST
A local court sent her to judicial custody for 14 days, said police.
Police said the suspect had been ‘troubling’ the eldest sister for quite some time and forcing her to talk to him. (Representational photo@gondapolice)
Police said the suspect had been ‘troubling’ the eldest sister for quite some time and forcing her to talk to him. (Representational photo@gondapolice)

Accused in alleged acid attack on 3 UP sisters in Gonda arrested

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 11:35 PM IST
The arrest of Ashish Chaurasiya alias Chottu led to a protest against the police action by local traders and residents of Paska town area.
Police said the three Dalit sisters have been admitted to the Gonda district hospital where they are being treated and investigation is underway. (Photo HT)
Police said the three Dalit sisters have been admitted to the Gonda district hospital where they are being treated and investigation is underway. (Photo HT)

Man climbs 2 floors, throws acid on 3 sisters sleeping at home: Cop

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Officers said the preliminary enquiry suggested that the inflammable liquid was thrown from the open window of the house; the eldest sister suffered major injuries on face and chest while two other sisters have minor injuries on hands.
All the victims of the acid attack have been hospitalised.(HT Photo/Representative)
All the victims of the acid attack have been hospitalised.(HT Photo/Representative)

7 injured in acid attack in Thane’s Bhiwandi, it started as petty fight

Hindustan Times, Thane | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 05:00 PM IST
The accused have not been arrested yet, however, the police is searching for them.
The victims sustained injuries on their faces. (HT Photo)
The victims sustained injuries on their faces. (HT Photo)

7 injured in acid attack over dairy dispute in Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sehore | By Mahendra Thakur
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 11:49 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged against the accused and one of them has been arrested
The woman has received burn injuries on her face and neck, a doctor has said.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
The woman has received burn injuries on her face and neck, a doctor has said.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

UP woman allegedly faces acid attack after complaining against husband

Banda (UP) | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Based on a complaint lodged by the woman’s father, an FIR was registered against her husband Santram Tiwari, brother-in-law Jageshwar Shukla and an unidentified person.
Faizal Siddiqui made a TikTok video enacting an acid attack scene.
Faizal Siddiqui made a TikTok video enacting an acid attack scene.

NCW seeks police action against TikTok star Faizal Siddiqui for ‘promoting’ acid attack in video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 04:21 PM IST
The National Commission for Women has written to the Maharashtra Director-General of Police, demanding immediate action against TikTok star Faizal Siddiqui.
Forty cases of acid attacks, mostly on women, were reported in Uttar Pradesh in 2018 after West Bengal, which has recorded the highest number at 50.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Forty cases of acid attacks, mostly on women, were reported in Uttar Pradesh in 2018 after West Bengal, which has recorded the highest number at 50.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)

20-year-old woman attacks alleged stalker with acid in UP’s Unnao

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 01:01 PM IST
The 24-year-old man sustained burn injuries on his nape, back, chest and left shoulder in the acid attack in Godamau village under Morawan police station.
HT Image
HT Image

Ludhiana boy loses eye in acid attack, stepmother suspect

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Meghna Gulzar is receiving rave reviews for her latest outing starring Deepika Padukone in the lead, Chhapaak.
Meghna Gulzar is receiving rave reviews for her latest outing starring Deepika Padukone in the lead, Chhapaak.

Meghna Gulzar on Chhapaak: ‘Let’s hope this film starts a conversation on what could be probable solutions’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Meghna Gulzar says there is a lot of awareness about crimes against women but not much about acid attacks.
Acid attack survivor Anmol Rodrigues is an active social media user.(Instagram)
Acid attack survivor Anmol Rodrigues is an active social media user.(Instagram)

Chhapaak: As Deepika Padukone champions their cause, meet real life acid attack survivors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Kaushal
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:45 AM IST
We profile a few of those champions who not only braved the social stigma of being an acid attack survivor but did so in the comparatively less-privileged environment of our smaller towns and cities.
West Bengal has earned the dubious distinction of being the state with the most number of recorded incidents of acid attacks in 2018(Sanjeev Verma/HT)(Representative Image)
West Bengal has earned the dubious distinction of being the state with the most number of recorded incidents of acid attacks in 2018(Sanjeev Verma/HT)(Representative Image)

This state reported the most number of acid attacks in 2018

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 09:13 PM IST
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, released on Thursday, comes as Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak, a movie about an acid attack survivor, released today.
Gauahar Khan slams Shehnaaz Gill and team for promoting violence as love.
Gauahar Khan slams Shehnaaz Gill and team for promoting violence as love.

Bigg Boss 13: Gauahar uses Darr dialogues, acid attacks to warn Shehnaaz against Sidharth Shukla’s abusive ‘love’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 01:26 PM IST
Actor Gauahar Khan has once again slammed Bigg Boss 13 contestant Shehnaaz Gill - this time it is for taking all the violence and abuse from Sidharth Shukla.
Kangana Ranaut poses with mom Asha.
Kangana Ranaut poses with mom Asha.

Kangana Ranaut’s mom Asha dealt with alcoholic husband, poverty; actor dedicates Panga role to her

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 04:53 PM IST
Talking about how their mom Asha Ranaut struggled with an alcoholic husband, Rangoli Chandel tweets that sister Kangana Ranaut took inspiration from their mom for her role in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s Panga.
A 53-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for 20 years by a UK court. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/Vetta)
A 53-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for 20 years by a UK court. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/Vetta)

53-year-old Indian-origin man jailed for 20 years over acid attack in UK

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Santokh Johal must serve a minimum of 15 years behind bars with the remainder on licence or parole, a judge ruled at Snaresbrook Crown Court this week.
Andhra Pradesh state cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill seeking to complete the investigation and pronouncement of judgment in rape cases within 21 working days from the report of the offence.(PTI)
Andhra Pradesh state cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill seeking to complete the investigation and pronouncement of judgment in rape cases within 21 working days from the report of the offence.(PTI)

Bill for speedy trial gets Andhra cabinet’s nod

Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 06:15 AM IST
The bill, Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2019, also named Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, will be introduced in the state assembly on Thursday.
A 30-year-old woman faced acid attack by four men in a village(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A 30-year-old woman faced acid attack by four men in a village(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Acid thrown on rape victim by four for refusing to withdraw case

Muzaffarnagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 08:25 AM IST
Explaining why the woman filed the complaint in the court instead of approaching police, the sources in the department said woman had earlier lodged the complaint with the police.
According to police, nearly 20 people attacked the family “to teach them a lesson”.(Representative image)
According to police, nearly 20 people attacked the family “to teach them a lesson”.(Representative image)

16 of family injured in acid attack in Bihar’s Vaishali village

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 02:27 AM IST
Eight of those injured in the incident are said to be in a serious condition and have been admitted to a government hospital in Hajipur. Police said the incident was a fallout of stalking and harassment of a college girl by some youths for the last several days.
Eight of those injured in the acid attack have been admitted to a hospital in Hajipur.(HT PHOTO)
Eight of those injured in the acid attack have been admitted to a hospital in Hajipur.(HT PHOTO)

16 injured in acid attack near Patna for opposing stalkers, say police

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Nearly 20 people attacked the family with acid Wednesday morning after which the police detained five of the accused.
The Criminal Injury Compensation Board (CICB), Shimla, awarded ₹8 lakh compensation to the 2004 acid attack victim from Shimla.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo/representative Image)
The Criminal Injury Compensation Board (CICB), Shimla, awarded ₹8 lakh compensation to the 2004 acid attack victim from Shimla.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo/representative Image)

Shimla acid attack survivor awarded compensation of Rs. 8 lakh

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 12:18 PM IST
he four-member board, headed by the district and sessions judge-cum-chairman of the District Legal Service Authority, Shimla, Rajeev Bhardwaj, passed the orders.
‘The common thread in all the characters I have played so far is that they are human, flawed; not larger than life,’ says Vikrant Massey.(HT File Photo)
‘The common thread in all the characters I have played so far is that they are human, flawed; not larger than life,’ says Vikrant Massey.(HT File Photo)

I love playing the common man: Vikrant Massey

Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2019 07:01 PM IST
The actor chats about experimenting through film, going nude for the camera, and working with Deepika Padukone.
Police said they initially had thought that the couple was attacked by someone else known to either of the two.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Police said they initially had thought that the couple was attacked by someone else known to either of the two.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)

19-year-old woman in Delhi threw acid on boyfriend, herself to prevent breakup

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 11:06 AM IST
The police on Sunday arrested the woman and claimed that she had poured acid on his face to “ensure he does not get out of their three-year relationship”.
Preeti Rathi acid attack accused Ankur Panwar outside Arthur road jail and was produced at Session court in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, September 8, 2016.(HT photo)
Preeti Rathi acid attack accused Ankur Panwar outside Arthur road jail and was produced at Session court in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, September 8, 2016.(HT photo)

2013 acid attack: Bombay HC changes death sentence to life

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By K A Y Dodhiya
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 08:30 AM IST
A special woman’s court found Panwar guilty and sentenced him to death in 2016. This was the first case of death penalty for an acid attack.
A woman in North Gujarat early on Monday tied her husband to the bed and then poured acid on his face, for allegedly neglecting her for many years. (Sanjeev Verma/HT)
A woman in North Gujarat early on Monday tied her husband to the bed and then poured acid on his face, for allegedly neglecting her for many years. (Sanjeev Verma/HT)

Married for 20 years, ‘neglected’ woman throws acid on husband’s face

Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 07:25 PM IST
The police said that during the early hours of Monday, Falguni tied her husband Ramesh,47, at their home in Sunsar village. Ramesh, in a statement to the police, said he tried to escape, but failed to untie himself.
Gautam’s office said that the circular to the effect will be issued by the end of this week.(HT Photo)
Gautam’s office said that the circular to the effect will be issued by the end of this week.(HT Photo)

Depts asked to check posts for the disabled

Hindustan times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:11 AM IST
The policy pertaining to each such job has to be published in the department’s website, senior government officials said on Thursday.
The newly designated hospitals will ensure that people do not have to go from hospital to hospital to get the certificates.(HT Photo)
The newly designated hospitals will ensure that people do not have to go from hospital to hospital to get the certificates.(HT Photo)

27 govt hospitals can now issue disability certificates

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 07:41 AM IST
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, now includes conditions like dwarfism, multiple sclerosis, and acid attack.
The Palghar sessions court on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old man to death for murdering a 35-year-old man and his wife four years ago, by pouring acid on them while they were asleep.
The Palghar sessions court on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old man to death for murdering a 35-year-old man and his wife four years ago, by pouring acid on them while they were asleep.

28-year-old sentenced to death for acid attack on couple in 2015

Palghar | By Ram Parmar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 02:41 AM IST
According to public prosecutor Deepak Tare, in November 2015, Yadav had stolen Ravidas’s phone, following which, the latter complained to their employer. Yadav was infuriated and decided to take revenge.
SSP Ashish Bharati (left) during press conference(HT)
SSP Ashish Bharati (left) during press conference(HT)

Bhagalpur Acid Attack case: One arrested, SIT formed to nab others

Hindustan Times, Bhagalpur | By Avijit Biswas
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 09:08 AM IST
 On Friday evening , some anti- socials poured acid on a girl after  intruding in her house located at Ganga Vihar colony falling under Babbarganj police station.. The victim, an intermediate student,  has suffered 50% burn injuries in the attack.
The victim was a student of BSc (third year) at the Industrial Training Institute and was about to join the Uttar Pradesh police as a constable in a few weeks.(HT Photo)
The victim was a student of BSc (third year) at the Industrial Training Institute and was about to join the Uttar Pradesh police as a constable in a few weeks.(HT Photo)

About to join Uttar Pradesh police, woman attacked with acid

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2019 03:36 AM IST
This is the second incident of acid attack in Uttar Pradesh in last two weeks. On April 4, a 20-year-old woman constable was attacked with acid by four men in Mathura. The incident occurred when she was waiting for an auto-rickshaw to reach the place of her duty at Sri Krishna Janambhoomi in Mathura.
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