'My nine days as a Naxal hostage'
Feb 25, 2011
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group threatened today to execute within 48 hours a Croatian man kidnapped in Cairo last month if Muslim women jailed in Egypt are not freed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 10, 2015
Jihadist fighters from the Islamic State (IS) group are holding hostage at least 50 civilians, almost half of them women, seized in a raid on a village in central Syria, a monitor said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 10, 2015
A gunman took two women hostage in a jewellery store in the southern French city of Montpellier on Friday before giving himself up, officials said, adding the incident had no link to the Islamist violence around Paris.
World News | Asscociated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
Three bank robbers took three screaming women hostage as they made their getaway and waged a ferocious, high-speed gun battle with police that left three people dead and cars and homes riddled with bullets, authorities said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Three Ugandan women who came to India last month are at a nari niketan or "home for women", after alleging that they were lured to Delhi with the promise of jobs, but were held "hostage" by people they have reportedly described as the "drug mafia." They have also alleged that they were forced into prostitution but added that they resisted. The Aam ...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 14, 2013
A man armed with a handgun took two women and a man hostage at a bank where they work in Louisiana on Tuesday, and police were negotiating with the gunman to win the release of his captives, authorities said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Two brothers of a former Cleveland school bus driver accused of holding three women hostage in his house for a decade described Ariel Castro as a "monster" and said they hope he "rots in jail" if convicted of kidnapping and raping the women.
Chandigarh News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday January 21, 2013
In another shocking reminder of how unsafe women are all over the country, a young woman on her way to Mohali in Punjab for a job interview was pulled into a car by two men at a Chandigarh bus-stop, was driven all the way to Bhatinda, 250 km away, and was allegedly raped while being held hostage for two days.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 15, 2011
The encounter between the security forces and the militants, alleged to be Lashkar -e-Toiba agents, in Kupwara district got over after eight hours, when all the militants were killed in the fierce gunbattle between the two sides.