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UP: Woman given triple talaq for giving birth to girl child in Ayodhya

The 23-year-old woman alleged that she was being harassed as her father could not fulfil her husband's dowry demands.

24 Aug 2019 12:36 PM

Newborn girl found in a drain by stray dogs in Haryana

The dogs pulled out a plastic bag containing the new born baby and was then rescued by the police.

20 Jul 2019 3:32 PM

Young women facing constant harassment, abuse worldwide: Report

While such behaviour is condoned by society, bystanders and authorities rarely take action.

12 Oct 2018 4:50 PM

Nitish launches scheme for girl child post Muzaffarpur sex scandal

Giving details of the scheme, Kumar had said on birth of a girl child her family would get Rs 2000.

05 Aug 2018 12:27 PM

Govt slashes minimum deposit for Sukanya Samriddhi account to Rs 250

The minimum deposit that has to be made in the account annually thereafter too has been lowered to Rs 250 from Rs 1,000.

22 Jul 2018 5:29 PM


Indian man pours acid on sleeping wife for giving birth to girl

He accused her of failing to fulfill his demand for a dowry and not delivering him a male child.

10 Mar 2018 9:22 AM

B’luru: Woman dejected for not bearing male child, kills self, 3 daughters

Police said neither her husband nor his relatives had ever harassed her for not bearing a male child.

16 Feb 2018 3:33 PM

Sex ratio improved, 950 girls to 1,000 boys in Haryana: CM Khattar

Haryana is notorious for its skewed sex ratio.

08 Apr 2017 12:22 PM

Newborn baby girl beheaded and dumped in Thane

Police is checking the CCTV footage in the area to catch the culprits and further investigation is underway.

23 Jan 2017 3:35 PM

Mumbai: 2 minor boys abduct, kill 3-and-half-year-old girl for ransom

The incident came to the fore last mid-night after the girl's body, which was cut into pieces, was recovered from Nagpada area.

25 Dec 2016 10:44 AM


Couple finds newborn girl abandoned by the roadside

The child was wrapped in a cloth and lying in the bushes.

03 Dec 2016 6:17 AM