The biggest stories of December 26, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 10, 2014
A 60-year-old woman, her husband and their three children were axed to death in central Pakistan by the woman's family in revenge for the couple marrying 28 years ago, police said on Wednesday.
World News | James C. Mckinley Jr, The New York Times | Thursday November 6, 2014
Gigi Jordan admitted she poisoned her autistic son, giving the 8-year-old a lethal dose of medications. But she said she did so only because she feared she would be murdered by her first husband, and her son would end up in the custody of his father,...
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 29, 2014
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has demanded to know why police apparently stood by while a pregnant woman was stoned and beaten to death by her family.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Farzana Iqbal, 25, was attacked outside Lahore's grand high court building by more than two dozen brick-wielding assailants including her brother and father.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
A woman died on the spot and her husband sustained critical injury when their motorbike was hit by a Haryana Roadways bus at Goverdhan crossing on Mathura highway today, police said.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from PTI) | Wednesday April 30, 2014
A woman and a man she was allegedly involved with have been arrested in Chennai after she confessed during a television reality show that they killed her husband nearly four years ago.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 18, 2014
A 62-year-old woman was clubbed to death allegedly by her alcoholic husband in Thane after she delayed preparing lunch for him on the occasion of Holi, police said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
A nine-month-old pregnant woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her unemployed husband after a heated argument over family issues in east Delhi, police said today.
Cities | Written by Miloni Bhatt | Tuesday April 16, 2013
It's one more case that adds to the rising and shameful statistics of gender violence. In Nashik, a city known for its local vineyards, a woman just two months pregnant, was kicked, punched in her stomach and stomped upon by her husband and his fami...
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 16, 2013
A pregnant woman, wife of a Delhi Police constable, was allegedly hanged to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand, police said today.
Bangalore News | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday November 15, 2012
A young woman who worked as a techie in Bangalore has been killed, allegedly by her husband, who has been arrested.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday July 27, 2012
In what appears to be a case of gender bias, a young woman in Coimbatore was killed by her husband allegedly for giving birth to a baby girl for the second time.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 20, 2012
A woman killed in California this year while her husband, a US Marine, was deployed in Afghanistan was the victim of television-inspired sadomasochist violence, search warrants filed by police and prosecutors showed on Thursday.
Amritsar News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 10, 2012
A woman in Amritsar filed a police case against her husband for raping their seven-year-old daughter. Two days later, she killed the girl and then tried to commit suicide because she was tired of being harassed by her husband's relatives.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 29, 2012
A 24-year-old teacher was allegedly killed by her mother and brother in Kanjhawla, near the capital, after she refused to stay with her husband and wanted to marry another person from a different caste.
Gurgaon News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday May 11, 2012
Gurgaon resident Kshama Chopra was returning after a routine medical check-up along with her husband and parents on Saturday when the Tata Indigo they were travelling in was hit by a speeding BMW. The collision was so intense that the Indigo was thro...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 28, 2012
A 35-year-old woman, mother of four, was found murdered inside her house in the national capital, police said on Saturday and added that her husband is the prime suspect. Jubeda Khatoon, who hailed from Oriya village in Bihar, was found in a pool of...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 25, 2012
A 21-year-old Pakistani woman, who was pregnant, was allegedly smothered to death by her husband and his parents, who later claimed she may have been killed by an evil spirit, a British court has heard.
Amritsar News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday April 17, 2012
India's shameful and sordid story of unwanted daughters continues. In the latest incident, a woman in Amritsar was allegedly strangled to death by her husband after she gave birth to a baby girl for the third time.
Meerut News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 28, 2012
A man was allegedly killed by his wife, who later buried the body on the bathroom floor in Ganganagar area here, police said on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday March 2, 2012
A 25-year-old man, who originally hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and two sons here, police said on Thursday.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 27, 2012
A 23-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence here following dowry harassment, police said today. Roopa, a housewife with a one-year-old son, killed herself last night after she was allegedly harassed "physicall...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 12, 2012
In a rare instance, a woman who killed her husband after he attacked her in an inebriated state and also attempted to rape their daughter has been set free by police on grounds of private defense.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday January 27, 2012
A 21-year-old newly-married woman was strangled to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Uttar area, police said here.