India | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Saturday August 9, 2014
Every morning, a 90-year-old newspaper columnist named Dr. Mahinder Watsa takes a seat in the study of his apartment, where, on a good day, a breeze lofts in from the direction of the Arabian Sea.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday May 31, 2014
Eleven children, who are looked after by the NGO Kranti are battling discrimination and eviction from the housing society they live in. Kranti works on rehabilitating children of sex workers but they have to leave their home of three years by June 10...
India | Varun Singh, mid-day.com | Friday April 11, 2014
In a bizarre and grotesque statement, the state Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Abu Azmi said women who were raped should also be punished.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 9, 2014
Refusal to have sex with spouse during honeymoon does not amount to cruelty, the Bombay High Court has ruled while setting aside a family court judgement dissolving the marriage of a couple on this ground.
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With inputs from AFP) | Thursday July 4, 2013
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan confirmed on Wednesday (July 3, 2013) night that he has a new baby, but was cryptic about details including the sex of his third child.
India | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With inputs from AFP) | Thursday July 4, 2013
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan today confirmed that he has a new baby, but was cryptic about details including the sex of his third child.
Cities | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Are mannequins, which display lingerie, as harmless as they look? Or are they silently promoting the surge of sex crimes?
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday April 21, 2013
Are children becoming easy targets for sexual predators in this country? The events of the last week certainly seem to suggest so. A five-year-old girl raped in the national capital, a six-year-old girl raped in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, a seven-year...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday November 2, 2012
What a businessman thought would be a pleasure trip, turned into his worst nightmare when he and the madam he had hired were kidnapped by three middlemen who had promised them the girls. The trio later murdered the madam and fled the scene.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday September 17, 2012
Condoms, Viagra and sex toys - these are the most crucial evidences for cops investigating the murder of 65-year-old Navraj Kawatra - son of late Amrita Pritam - at Borivli on Friday.
Mid-Day.com | Tuesday August 14, 2012
Renowned cricket umpire Asad Rauf has been caught on the back foot following allegations by an Oshiwara-based model that the former Pakistan first-class cricketer sexually exploited her for several months after promising marriage.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday August 2, 2012
Officials of the Social Security Cell on Tuesday night busted a high-profile sex racket and arrested a couple and two small-time TV actresses who chose to be a part of the flesh trade to earn an extra buck.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday June 18, 2012
An ayurvedic doctor killed her husband, after the couple entered a heated argument over intimacy, on Thursday night at their Borivli residence. She then tried to mislead the police by giving them false information that her husband had died of an elec...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday June 6, 2012
Cops raid restaurant in Oshiwara after receiving tip-off that girls attending a party were prostitutes; arrest organiser, his associate, restaurant owner and manager; 11 girls rescued
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday May 11, 2012
Aamir Khan is basking in the afterglow of the overwhelming response to his TV debut, and the state government seems desperate to piggyback on his efforts, in hope that his star power will work where their political powers failed, and help reverse the...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday May 11, 2012
A 25-year-old man from Buldhana has been arrested by the Mumbai Cyber Crime cell for allegedly creating a fake profile on Facebook using a woman's name, and using it to first befriend, then harass a media professional in Mumbai. The victim, Kalpana (...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday May 4, 2012
Once again, the iron-fisted rule of 56-year-old Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble has created a stir. The Social Service cop, feared by bar owners and sex racketeers because of his unforgiving raids, allegedly thrashed a suburban restaur...
Cities | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Friday April 27, 2012
A college student from Guwahati has taken his parents to court alleging that they are trying to prevent him from a sex-change operation. His father says the surgery cannot be treated as "a personal decision" and that the 21-year-old must get the cons...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday April 2, 2012
He's no movie star. But assistant commissioner of police (ACP) Vasant Dhoble of Social Service (SS) branch apparently has his photographs lying around in people's desk drawers. Well, not just any people. During a a raid at a hotel Dhoble found his ph...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday March 5, 2012
A 23-year-old sex worker and her agent were arrested from a five-star hotel in Shivajinagar in a raid conducted by the Social Security Cell (SSC) of the city police on Saturday evening. Both the accused are aspiring television actors in Mumbai and ha...