India News | Agencies | Tuesday July 7, 2015
At a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, a woman with severe burn injuries screamed in agony as she told reporters that she had been set on fire by two policemen. Nitu Dwivedi, the mother of a journalist, died this morning. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered an investigation into her allegations against the police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
In a dramatic turn of events, the 90-year-old woman who was allegedly set ablaze by her neighbours in a village in Udaipur was today found to be alive.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband for not fulfilling his dowry demands at Husainpur village in Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh.
Jaipur News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 4, 2013
A 30-year old married woman was burnt alive for resisting rape in Rajasthan's Hanumgarh district on Saturday, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 29, 2013
A woman and her daughter were burnt alive while two minors injured when a fire broke out in their thatched house in Bikaner district in Rajasthan on Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 16, 2012
Two people -- a woman and a child -- were burnt alive and seven others injured when a passenger train coach caught fire on Tuesday at the Gulbarga station in Karnataka, railway officials said.
Cities | Manish Kumar | Tuesday October 9, 2012
A Dalit woman has been burnt alive in Bihar's Gaya district by the upper caste Yadav landowners.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 12, 2012
A pregnant woman and her two-and-a-half year old son were allegedly burnt alive on Wednesday by her husband after his dowry demand was not met.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 26, 2012
Three persons including a woman were burnt alive after a fire broke out in their house at Adavidipalem of Chinnaganjam village in Prakasam district, police said. Subramanyam and his sister Roja were among the three who died in the incident, they said.
Muzaffarpur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 15, 2012
Charred bodies of a woman and her alleged paramour, both of whom might have been burnt alive, have been recovered in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 18, 2012
A woman was allegedly killed for dowry in Itaura village in Matsaina area, police said. Radha alias Naini died under mysterious circumstances due to burn injuries on Tuesday, police said adding on the complaint of her family members an FIR has been registered against her in-laws. The family members have alleged that Radha was killed as they could...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday October 10, 2011
In a ghastly act, an 18-year-old woman was burnt alive when some people allegedly flung her into a blazing house at Bijroula village in Bihar's Vaishali district on Sunday, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 27, 2011
A pregnant woman and her minor daughter were allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Ahirolia village in Bihar's East Champaran district, said police.The deceased, identified as Sunita Devi (26) and her 18 month-old daughter were allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws last night after her family failed to fulfil t...
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 9, 2011
A complaint of murder has been registered against 15 persons in Patdi taluka of Surendranagar district for allegedly setting a woman afire and killing her.Madhu Rathod, the woman, died on Sunday at the civil hospital in Ahmedabad after sustaining over 80 per cent burn injuries, police said.Rathod was allegedly set afire after pouring kerosene on he...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 28, 2011
In a shocking case, a widow was allegedly burnt alive along with a man in Alwar by her family members over their alleged illicit relationship, police said.Hura (48), a widow, and Mamur (50) were burnt alive last night by the woman's family members and their partially charred bodies were found near Hura's home in Sadoli village, they said. Hura's hu...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 20, 2011
A woman was set ablaze allegedly by her in-laws over a property dispute in Salon area in Rae Bareli, police said on Sunday.The 28-year-old woman was set on fire by her in-laws yesterday as she was protesting their move to sell her ancestral property, they said.The woman was rescued by neighbours and admitted to a hospital where her condition was st...
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 17, 2011
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by a youth at Deoband in Saharanpur district here after she spurned his advances, police said today.The victim, Rinu, was allegedly shot at by the accused, Arvind, yesterday after she refused to give in to his advances, Deputy SP Manoj Kumar said.Arvind and his friend Punna allegedly entered Rinu's house w...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 29, 2011
The husband of a 28-year-old Indian woman, who was allegedly burned to death in New Zealand, has been charged with her murder.Diwesh Kumar Sharma, 29, was charged with murder and remanded in custody until Tuesday as he appeared before Hamilton District Court, Radio New Zealand reported.Sharma flew out of New Zealand to Fiji, along with their son Ak...
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2011
Police claim to have tracked down in Fiji the husband of a young Indian-origin woman burnt to death in New Zealand, a day after the Interpol was alerted to trace him for his alleged involvement in the incident.Detective Senior Sergeant Nigel Keall of New Zealand police said the couple's four-year-old boy has been located in Fiji by authorities, alo...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2011
Police in New Zealand have alerted the Interpol to trace the husband of an Indian-origin woman who was allegedly burnt to death last week, a media report said.According to the police, the husband of the 28-year-old victim, Ranjeeta Sharma, has fled to Fiji, where the couple came from, along with their four-year-old son, a day after her body was spo...
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 7, 2011
A woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws over dowry at Janipur village in the district, police said on Friday.Shushma, who was married a year back, was burnt by her husband Pankaj and her in-laws on Thursday. She was later rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.A complaint was then filed by the victim's mother Ram Daye...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2010
A woman and her three children were today burnt alive when a fire broke out in her house in Barwan village of Fagi area near Jaipur. Anaup Devi was cooking food when the fire broke out and engulfed the thatched house killing the woman and her two three daughters. Her husband Hanuman was not present in the home at the time of the incident.