India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Friday August 7, 2015
By the tender age of 17 years, this girl from Bengal's Raniganj area has had a lifetime's worth of bad experiences - sold off four times, forced marriage, abuse by husband, and captivity. Three days ago, she finally managed to escape.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Facing pressure from her parents to drop her studies and get married, a 17-year-old girl got help from Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who stepped in to convince her family against it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 4, 2014
A 14-year-old girl accused of poisoning the 35-year-old man she was forced to marry was set to go on trial for murder in northern Nigeria on Monday, a case that has thrown the spotlight on the influence of Islamic law in region.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
A 16-year-old girl was prevented from being getting married today by district authorities as part of its drive against child marriage.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 18, 2014
A man has been sentenced to seven years in jail for raping a minor by a Delhi court which refused to take a lenient view towards him merely on the ground that he later got married to the girl.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly kept hostage and gang raped by three youths for three days in Alwar district in Jaipur, police said on Monday.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 11, 2013
Three persons, including the step-mother, have been arrested in West Bengal's Hooghly district after they allegedly set on fire a minor girl who refused to be forcibly married, police said on Friday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 29, 2012
In yet another rape case reported from Karnataka, a youth was arrested on charges of abducting and raping a minor girl. The incident of rape has come to light after 10-days following the girl returning home two days ago, police said.
Meerut News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 5, 2012
A 17-year-old girl, who had allegedly gone missing after being gangraped, was today found from the house of one of the accused, with whom the victim claimed she got "married", police said in Meerut today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 28, 2012
A case has been registered against five persons, including a person who married a minor girl at Shivanagi village, 35 km from here, police said on Friday. A case was also filed against the parents of the groom and the bride on Thursday.
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday October 13, 2010
A 35-year-old Karamveer man in Delhi forcibly married a 16-year-old girl, a colleague at work. The girl was allegedly served food laced with sedatives when she had gone to visit a co-worker. The victim has now been rescued and Karamveer and a co-conspirator are in police custody.The girl joined a TV switch factory 25 days before the incident. On th...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2010
An alleged 15-year-old girl was forcibly married off to a 50-year-old man at Ameerpet area in Hyderabad on Sunday, the third such incident being reported from Andhra Pradesh in the last four days, police said.