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Acid attacks rising steadily in London; 454 incidents reported

Head of the London-based Acid Survivors Trust International, said victims were 'incredibly strong, resilient and courageous individuals.'

02 Dec 2017 1:33 PM

End gender bias to stop acid attacks, says Supreme Court

SC faults Calcutta HC for acquitting the main accused, reverses findings and awards life term to accused in a rape and murder case.

13 Aug 2017 2:09 AM

BJP slams government for illegal acid sale

Mr. Gupta claimed that Delhi continues to enforce sale of acid through the defunct Poison Act 1919.

29 Jul 2017 3:01 AM

Rape, acid attack survivors’ compensation hiked to Rs 10 lakh

The scheme was launched after a 22-year-old photojournalist was gang-raped by five people at the deserted Shakti Mills compound.

19 Jul 2017 12:39 AM

Stalking point

Delhi reports at least one case of stalking everyday, while our films glorify it. Is a course correction the need of the hour?

09 Jul 2017 12:14 AM


Beauty beyond boundaries

A group of five women have risen above their identities as acid attack victims and are now gathering funds for their own beauty salon.

15 Jun 2017 12:08 AM

Nation’s rage: Why are Indians so angry?

Most front page stories are about violence in some form or the other.

20 May 2017 12:23 AM

Acid and after

Ritu may have the scars of an acid attack but that doesn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams.

19 May 2017 12:28 AM

Bombay HC slams Maharashtra govt for ignoring rape victims’ kids

The court has asked the principal secretary of women and child welfare ministry to remain present before the court on the next hearing.

21 Apr 2017 3:08 AM

Any scheme for kids born due to rape? Bombay HC

According to the petition, the state government had introduced the Manodhairya scheme in 2013 for the benefit of survivors of rape and acid attacks.

19 Apr 2017 4:39 AM