Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
An Indian, allegedly tortured and held hostage in Bahrain by five Bangladeshis for a paltry BHD800 ransom (about $2,000), was rescued with the help of his co-worker, an Indonesian woman, in an undercover police operation.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 18, 2014
The post-mortem report of the woman, whose badly mutilated body was found in a school in Lucknow, has said she died due to hemorrhage caused by multiple injuries.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 17, 2014
The badly mutilated body of a woman was found this morning from a school in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. The police are investigating whether she was raped.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said today. The incident of rape had taken place on July 1, p...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 10, 2014
A Hong Kong woman accused of torturing her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked international concern on Tuesday denied all the charges against her.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Meghalaya government today said it has constituted a high level inquiry committee to probe the moral policing controversy in which 12 women, including a pregnant woman, were detained and tortured for a week by members of a Non-Governmental Organisati...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 29, 2014
A Hong Kong woman who allegedly tortured her Indonesian domestic helper in a case which sparked international concern is facing new charges relating to unpaid wages and owed holidays, a court heard Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2013
The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the city Police Commissioner on a woman's plea alleging she and her daughter were tortured in a police station in Delhi.
Cities | Tanima Biswas (With IANS inputs) | Friday November 15, 2013
A US-based NRI woman was arrested on Thursday for allegedly torturing her domestic help, police said.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday October 5, 2013
A Delhi court will today hear the bail petition of 50-year-old Vandana Dhir, who has been arrested on charges of torturing a teen from Jharkhand who worked at her residence. The teenager was rescued from Ms Dhir's South Delhi home on Monday, semi-nak...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 1, 2013
The shrieks pierced the air of the fancy South Delhi colony, revealing that something was very wrong in the apartment where a 50-year-old woman, who worked at a private company, lived with her mother.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 27, 2013
The headmaster of a panchayat school in Tukkachi village has been suspended for allegedly sexually torturing a woman teacher, who later tried to commit suicide by consuming poison, police said.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday July 12, 2013
While many faceless, nameless women are sure to have been through the torment that this 22-year-old girl was subjected to, few have lived to tell the horrifying tales of their ordeal.
World | Associated Press | Friday February 8, 2013
Assailants stripped, tortured and bound a woman accused of witchcraft, then burned her alive in front of hundreds of witnesses in a Papua New Guinea town, police said on Friday after one of the highest profile sorcery-related murders in this South Pa...
India | Ricken Patel, Executive Director, Avaaz.org | Friday January 25, 2013
Rape is the fastest growing crime in India, up by 875% in the last four decades. Last month, a survey showed that 92% of men in Delhi knew someone who had harassed or sexually assaulted a woman. Little wonder, when a lawyer suggests that the young wo...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 29, 2012
The Singapore government Saturday extended its "deepest condolences" to the family of the young woman who died in Singapore on Saturday after she was savagely gang-raped and tortured in the Indian capital.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 26, 2012
A 37-year-old widow was allegedly raped on Tuesday night by two unidentified people even as her male colleague was stripped and beaten mercilessly, the police said on Wednesday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 21, 2012
The 23-year-old medical student who was brutally raped in a moving bus in Delhi on Sunday, has been taken off the ventilator and is attempting to speak now. All six men who allegedly raped Amanat (not her real name) are now in custody. The Delhi High...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 8, 2012
Ten people were arrested for allegedly assaulting, torturing and tonsuring a Dalit woman after holding her responsible for the death of a youth under mysterious circumstances in Sambalpur district in Odisha.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday July 18, 2012
When a woman who had tried to commit suicide was rushed to hospital on Tuesday, doctors discovered a lock around her private parts.