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Rescued girl from Nithyananda ashram alleges she was tortured

The 15-year-old girl was rescued when her parents got her out of the ashram a month ago with the help of the child welfare committee.

23 Nov 2019 9:07 AM

Hundreds of chained men and boys rescued in Nigeria

Most of the freed captives seen by a Reuters reporter in the city of Kaduna were children, aged up to their late teens.

28 Sep 2019 3:38 PM

Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in US

Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request.

01 Jun 2019 12:43 PM

Delhi HC asks for CCTV footage after Michel alleges torture

Michel is among the three alleged middlemen being probed in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers scam by the ED and the CBI.

17 Mar 2019 2:36 AM

Youth abducted, tortured by militants in J&K's Kulgam district, dies

Two youths -- identified as Mehraj Ahmad and Arif Ahmad -- were abducted by unidentified militants on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said.

09 Aug 2018 2:16 PM


9 needles inserted into 14-yr-old girl’s throat by ‘tantrik’ as ritual; removed in Kolkata

The needles were stuck inside the throat of Aparupa Biswas, apparently by a tantrik and it took three hours for doctors to get those out.

01 Aug 2018 7:56 AM

10 kids with burns and injuries removed from California home; parents deny torture

The children, ages 4 months to 12 yrs, were removed from their home March 31 after Ina called authorities to report missing child.

15 May 2018 3:03 PM

Rajasthan: Self-styled godman arrested in sexual assault, suicide case

The accused, famously known as Jagdamba baba, in name of 'deeksha' would terrify youths, indulge into sexual activities and torture them.

29 Mar 2018 10:15 AM

Haryana: 19-yr-old woman raped in vehicle by 3 people, including driver

The woman said that three men along with the driver of the jeep she boarded took her to the fields nearby and raped her.

06 Feb 2018 1:43 PM

Haryana: 15-yr-old Dalit girl raped, mutilated body found in canal

Medical examinations suggest the girl was subjected to violence similar to that of Jyoti Singh, the December 2012 Delhi gangrape victim.

15 Jan 2018 10:41 AM


Husband says wife 'tortured' in Saudi, seeks Sushma’s help for rescue

The wife, a resident of Hyderabad, was allegedly locked up in a bathroom for four days.

10 Jul 2017 9:00 AM

Parents accuse teachers of torturing girl with autism

The girl was admitted to the Mavelikara district hospital due to the torture.

21 Jun 2017 2:56 AM

3 Bihar children kept in shelter home with limbs tied

They were rescued from Allahabad junction by government-run Railway Childline and taken to a shelter home, where their limbs were tied.

27 May 2017 2:54 PM

Thailand: Mother ties son to roadside railing as punishment; police on lookout

The boy reportedly complained, "I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe," as the woman made him bend before wrapping the string around his head.

19 Mar 2017 4:31 PM

Hyderabad: Mother makes son drink second husband’s urine

She filed for divorce and married Ashok Reddy, a private financier, five months ago.

17 Mar 2017 2:09 AM


UK woman jailed for 2 years for treating stepdaughters as 'slaves'

She had mistreated them from June 1975 to June 1991, but the matter came to fore when one of the stepdaughters went to the police in 2015.

20 Jan 2017 1:30 PM

Pak child maid shows signs of torture: doctors

The incident has spotlighted rampant child labour in the country.

10 Jan 2017 5:06 PM

Netaji was tortured to death by the British, claims new book

The author asserted that he has 'irrefutable evidence' to prove that Netaji did not die in the plane crash in Taipei on August 18, 1945.

06 Jan 2017 8:45 PM

10-year-old starved, locked, burnt by Pak district judge; SC orders police probe

Chief Justice took suo motu notice of the alleged torture of the maid by a judge and his wife in Islamabad.

06 Jan 2017 4:55 PM

Teen migrant reveals 18-months of beating, murder, rape and torture

During the 18-month long abuse, Mamadou was beaten, tortured and was forced to bury his friends with his own hands.

12 Dec 2016 12:55 PM