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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray hold urgent meeting. (CMO release)

Maha CM Thackeray announces 10 lakh aid for family of Sakinaka rape victim

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2021 06:40 PM IST
The chief minister has also convened an urgent meeting of senior officials to discuss the situation. 
The accused shot videos of the sexual assault on their mobile phones in Kerala’s Kozhikode and threatened the rape survivor of leaking her photos and video clips if she went to the police. (PTI)
The accused shot videos of the sexual assault on their mobile phones in Kerala’s Kozhikode and threatened the rape survivor of leaking her photos and video clips if she went to the police. (PTI)

Kerala woman travels 300km to meet her ‘online’ friend. She’s gang-raped, filmed

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Police said the 28-year-old rape survivor travelled over 300km from Kollam in south Kerala to Kozhikode in the state’s northern region to meet the man she had been in touch with for two years.
Activists hold a candlelight vigil in Bengaluru to protest the rising incidence of sexual crimes against women across the country.(Reuters Photo)
Activists hold a candlelight vigil in Bengaluru to protest the rising incidence of sexual crimes against women across the country.(Reuters Photo)

46% rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021; UP, Delhi top list: NCW

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2021 04:50 PM IST
  • Among states and Union territories, the highest number of complaints were received from Uttar Pradesh (10,084). It was followed by the national capital with 2,147 complaints. Haryana reported 995 and 974 came from Maharashtra, the commission also said.
The woman identified the accused as Bharat Kushwaha (45), who has been taken into custody, police said, adding a case was lodged against him under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).(File photo)
The woman identified the accused as Bharat Kushwaha (45), who has been taken into custody, police said, adding a case was lodged against him under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).(File photo)

65-year-old woman tied up, raped in Uttar Pradesh

PTI | , Mahoba
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 01:47 PM IST
After receiving information about the incident, police reached the spot and found the woman, aged around 65 years, in a critical condition with her hands and feet tied.
The woman had recently filed a complaint against the accused at Amla police station, following which he was called for interrogation, but later let off due to absence of evidence, said an official. (Representational photo)
The woman had recently filed a complaint against the accused at Amla police station, following which he was called for interrogation, but later let off due to absence of evidence, said an official. (Representational photo)

Man accused of harassment kills complainant, ends life: Police

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 12:12 AM IST
According to the police, the accused was harassing the 25-year-old woman allegedly because she refused to marry him.
A man in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district has been arrested on charges that he kidnapped and thrashed a Dalit family for refusing to cut a tree at his farm. The Dalit woman later said she was also raped by him (HT File Photo/Deepak Sansta)
A man in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district has been arrested on charges that he kidnapped and thrashed a Dalit family for refusing to cut a tree at his farm. The Dalit woman later said she was also raped by him (HT File Photo/Deepak Sansta)

Raped in front of kids, says Dalit woman. Her husband had refused to cut a tree

By Shruti Tomar and Anupam Pateriya, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 05:13 PM IST
Chhatarpur police chief Sachin Sharma said relevant sections of rape would be added to the FIR after the woman told reporters that she was not only abducted and beaten but also raped
The bodies were sent for post-mortem investigations and an FIR of murder has been registered, said police.
The bodies were sent for post-mortem investigations and an FIR of murder has been registered, said police.

Two sisters found dead in field day after they went missing in UP

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 04:01 AM IST
The sisters went missing from their house on Monday evening. The body of the younger sister was found in a field while that of the elder sister was found hanging from a tree, police said.
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Woman’s charred body found in roadside bushes in UP's Fatehpur: Police

PTI | , Fatehpur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 03:46 PM IST
The body of the woman, aged about 25 years, was spotted in bushes by the Muradipur-Bindki road by villagers who informed the police and the body was sent for postmortem, said Kalyanpur SHO Keshav Verma.
The center will also provide professional counselling to women victims.(Pixabay)
The center will also provide professional counselling to women victims.(Pixabay)

Bihar: Counselling centre for women victims of crime in police headquarters

By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 03:57 PM IST
  • Official said that several cases involving women could be solved by addressing some misunderstandings or basic behavioural issue.
The prosecution said the incident had left the girl "frightened and ashamed", though the defence claimed the man was targeted as the girl's relatives held a grudge against him.(Representative image)
The prosecution said the incident had left the girl "frightened and ashamed", though the defence claimed the man was targeted as the girl's relatives held a grudge against him.(Representative image)

Man gets one year in jail for flashing college student

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:12 PM IST
The accused, a driver by profession who was known to the victim and her family, was found guilty under section 354 A (molestation) of IPC as well as provisions of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The complainant alleges she was tricked into physical relationship by the MLA (HT FILE)
The complainant alleges she was tricked into physical relationship by the MLA (HT FILE)

Rajasthan BJP MLA booked for raping Neemuch woman on pretext of marriage

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 01:22 PM IST
  • The complainant said she had met MLA Bheel in a social function held in Neemuch some years ago, after which they came closer and shared details of their 'unsatisfactory' relationship with their partners.
The survivor told the police that she didn’t mention the gang rape in her complaint as she feared social stigma.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The survivor told the police that she didn’t mention the gang rape in her complaint as she feared social stigma.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MP police nabs men for robbery; their phone reveals a teenager’s gang rape

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:26 PM IST
the 18-year-old rape survivor told the police in her complaint that the accused looted her silver ornaments, cash and the mobile phones belonging to her and her companion.
National commission for women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the body was apprised of the issue through media reports.(PTI)
National commission for women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the body was apprised of the issue through media reports.(PTI)

NCW seeks report on ‘rape’ complaint against Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 01:33 PM IST
The commission noted that a viral letter, reportedly written by the victim, contained details of incidents that had occurred in the last seven years ever since she accused Hemant Soren of raping her. The issue was first flagged by BJP MP Nishi Kant Dubey in July this year.
Samajwadi Party leaders meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang raped in Hathras.(PTI)
Samajwadi Party leaders meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang raped in Hathras.(PTI)

AAP to visit Hathras, SP delegations in Balrampur, Bhadohi today

HIndustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2020 11:14 AM IST
The Samajwadi Party has decided to send delegations to various parts of Uttar Pradesh where several women have been assaulted while an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) delegation is scheduled to visit Hathras on Monday to meet kin of the Hathras victim.
Image for representation.
Image for representation.

‘Conviction in cases of crime against women highest in Uttar Pradesh’: Police

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 05:00 PM IST
Additional director general (ADG) of police (law and order) Prashant Kumar said the state was in top position in taking strict action against people accused of crime against women.
A woman from Odisha’s Puri is seen kicking her 15-month-old son in this CCTV footage. She has been booked on charges of beating her son and mother-in-law, police said.(HT Photo)
A woman from Odisha’s Puri is seen kicking her 15-month-old son in this CCTV footage. She has been booked on charges of beating her son and mother-in-law, police said.(HT Photo)

Odisha woman booked on charges of beating 15-month-old son, mother-in-law as video goes viral

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2020 07:07 AM IST
The video clip, posted on social media by the woman’s husband Chakradhar Nayak, showed Rojalin kicking her son after tying up his hands and legs.
The men, accused of raping a woman and her minor daughter on Friday night, have not been identified.(AFP Photo)
The men, accused of raping a woman and her minor daughter on Friday night, have not been identified.(AFP Photo)

Woman, minor daughter gang raped, hospitalised in Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Time, Bhopal/Burhanpur | By Shruti Tomar | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 05:37 PM IST
The police suspects the accused could have crossed over to Maharashtra to dodge MP police.
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case will not be hanged tomorrow, a Delhi court ordered on Friday
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case will not be hanged tomorrow, a Delhi court ordered on Friday

4 Delhi gang rape convicts get a reprieve, judge cancels death warrant

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The lawyer cited Rule 836 of the prison manual which says that in a case where more than one person has been handed over the death penalty, the execution cannot take place unless all the convicts have exhausted their legal options.
Kerala minor’s sexual exploitation came to light during a counselling session in 2017(HT Photo/Representative)
Kerala minor’s sexual exploitation came to light during a counselling session in 2017(HT Photo/Representative)

Kerala teacher gets 60-yr jail for sexually assaulting minor

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:08 AM IST
While delivering the verdict, Pocso court judge K Subramma said a teacher should be a role model to students and the society as a whole and the accused didn’t deserve any sympathy for exploiting a minor who was partially blind.
Five persons have been arrested in connection with two incidents of alleged gang rape in Bengal during the New Year celebrations.(HT Image/Representative)
Five persons have been arrested in connection with two incidents of alleged gang rape in Bengal during the New Year celebrations.(HT Image/Representative)

Two women ‘gang-raped’ while Bengal celebrated New Year, five arrested

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 12:11 AM IST
A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in North 24 Parganas district in the early hours of Wednesday, another woman was ‘gang-raped’ on the night of December 31 Bengal’s Uttar Dinajpur district.
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said that the suspects, spotting the duo, started misbehaving with the girl and her friend.(AP / Representational Photo)
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said that the suspects, spotting the duo, started misbehaving with the girl and her friend.(AP / Representational Photo)

Two held for raping 16-yr-old girl in Haryana’s Manesar on New Year’s Eve

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 01:46 PM IST
According to the police, the girl alleged that the suspects also allegedly recorded a video of the act and threatened to post it online.
The accused has been arrested and we are investigating the case, said a police officer.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
The accused has been arrested and we are investigating the case, said a police officer.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

Pregnant 19-year-old set on fire by partner in Bihar: Cops

Hindustan Times, Bettiah | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 06:38 AM IST
The accused, who is in his early 20s, doused the girl with kerosene and set her on fire at her house in the morning, the victim’s brother said.
1,865 rape cases including sexual assault on 956 minor girls registered in the first nine months alone this year in Odisha(airdone/Representative)
1,865 rape cases including sexual assault on 956 minor girls registered in the first nine months alone this year in Odisha(airdone/Representative)

17-year-old Odisha girl raped, blackmailed for three months

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:52 AM IST
Last month, Odisha minister of State for home Dibya Shankar Mishra said 1,865 rape cases were registered including sexual assault on 956 minor girls in the first nine months alone this year.
The sentences were suspended allowing time for Asokan to appeal in the Madras High Court.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Representative)
The sentences were suspended allowing time for Asokan to appeal in the Madras High Court.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Representative)

Ex DMK MLA A Asokan gets 3-yrs in jail for attempting to kill wife, mother-in-law

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:38 AM IST
Asokan, who lived with his second wife Hema and his mother-in-law at Pattinapakkam in Chennai, had first abused her by questioning her character and later fired at her with a pistol on the night of December 6, 2015.
Man burnt alive five members of a family including his wife and two kids in Telangana(AFP Photo/Representative)
Man burnt alive five members of a family including his wife and two kids in Telangana(AFP Photo/Representative)

Telangana man sets wife and two kids on fire along with two others

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Rajyam, a resident of Nemalikonda village in Karimnagar district, used to harass Vimla, his wife for twenty years, which made her file a case of domestic violence against him eight years ago.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hit out at the opposition for ‘doing’ politics over the death of a woman panchayat officer(PTI Photo/File)
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hit out at the opposition for ‘doing’ politics over the death of a woman panchayat officer(PTI Photo/File)

Naveen Patnaik defends police probe in women panchayat officer’s death

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 10:46 PM IST
Biswal, the in-charge panchayat extension officer (PEO) of Haridaspur gram panchayat of Jajpur district, was found hanging from the ceiling of a guesthouse run by the husband of local sarpanch on October 16.
Mumbai also fared poorly in terms of children’s safety with 3,790 cases of crimes against children recorded in 2017.(AP Photo)
Mumbai also fared poorly in terms of children’s safety with 3,790 cases of crimes against children recorded in 2017.(AP Photo)

Mumbai 2nd in crimes against women for second year in a row : NCRB

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Megha Sood
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 07:06 AM IST
For the second year in a row, Mumbai stood second on the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) list of crimes against women (5,453) in 18 cites in the country in 2017.
Khalid, one of the suspect, has confessed to the crime. And said that he and Munna (another suspect) were in an inebriated state on the night of the incident, Police said.(HT Photo/Representative image)
Khalid, one of the suspect, has confessed to the crime. And said that he and Munna (another suspect) were in an inebriated state on the night of the incident, Police said.(HT Photo/Representative image)

Ragpickers rape Goa woman waiting at Delhi bus stand; 1 arrested

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 11:16 AM IST
A month after a woman from Goa was allegedly raped and assaulted when she was waiting at a bus stand in the city, the Delhi Police said it has arrested a man, while another suspect is still on the run.
Policemen who entered the shop noticed bleeding injuries on the dead woman’s neck and her two ear-studs were missing.(Representative Image)
Policemen who entered the shop noticed bleeding injuries on the dead woman’s neck and her two ear-studs were missing.(Representative Image)

Woman attacked, robbed, burned to death in provision shop

Coimbatore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 05:12 PM IST
A woman was attacked, robbed of her jewels and burned to death in her provision shop by robbers near here in the early hours of Saturday, police said.
According to Police, in second of week of July.The suspect allegedly took her to his room, threatened her and raped her.(Representative photo)
According to Police, in second of week of July.The suspect allegedly took her to his room, threatened her and raped her.(Representative photo)

13-year-old Gurugram teen found pregnant, accuses two neighbours

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:02 AM IST
The police filed a case under Section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, and Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code against the two suspects at Sector 50 police station on Tuesday.
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