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UP’s Fatehpur rape-burn victim’s condition worsens

Fatehpur, Dec 18: The condition of an 18-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped before being set ablaze by her 'uncle' in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district on December 14, has deteriorated.

Senior doctors at the Lala Lajpat Rai hospital said that her condition remains critical 'despite being on an aggressive supportive care'.

Chief medical superintendent, R. K. Maurya said:...

Over 1500 rape cases registered in Kerala in just 9 months

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10: Over 1,500 rape cases have been registered in Kerala so far this year, according to police statistics.

The numbers have been revealed at a time when there is a nationwide uproar over increasing crimes against women after the recent killing of two young women in Hyderabad and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh respectively.


Body of newborn found near dustbin

Thane, Dec 10: The body of a newborn boy was found abandoned near a dustbin in Maharashtra's Thane city on Tuesday morning, police said.

A passer-by spotted the body near a waste bin located close to a school in Kopri locality and alerted the police, senior police inspector G A Aagarkar said.

The police rushed...

'Dry' Gujarat? Liquor worth Rs 252 cr seized in 2 years

Ahmedabad, Dec 10: Liquor worth over Rs 252 crore has been seized during the last two years from different parts of Gujarat, according to the state government.

Gujarat is a 'dry' state where manufacture, sale and consumption of liquor is banned.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who holds a charge of the Home Department, informed the state Assembly on...

Chhattisgarh woman attacked by spurned stalker on bail dies

Korba, Dec 9: A 35-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh has succumbed to her injuries she had sustained after a stalker, who was arrested earlier for shooting her obscene video, attacked her with a sickle on December 6, police said on Sunday.

The accused Indrapal Tonde (40) was on bail when he slashed the woman’s neck near Budhwari Bajrang...

6-year-old girl locked in bathroom, raped by neighbour in Kolkata

Kolkata, Dec 7: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Kolkata's Garden Reach area after she was locked up in the bathroom of a building, police said on Friday.

The incident happened on Thursday at the first floor of the building on Taratala Road and police said they have arrested a 19-year-old man who is a neighbour...

Another rape and murder? Woman's charred body found

Malda, Dec 5: In a rerun of the Hyderabad veterinary doctor's murder, a young woman's charred body was found in a mango orchard in West Bengal's Malda district on Thursday, raising suspicion that she was raped and killed, a senior police officer said.

The body has suffered severe burns, making it difficult to ascertain the woman's identity,...

Maha: Man paraded naked for rape bid on minor girl

Nagpur, Dec 2: A 35-year-old man was paraded naked on Sunday evening by people for trying to rape a four-year-old girl at her house in Pardi area of Nagpur in Maharashtra, police said.

Local people thrashed the accused Jawahar Vaidya, tied his hands with a rope and paraded him naked on streets before handing him over to...

Class 11 girl gang-raped by 6 men on her 17th birthday

Coimbatore, Dec 1: A Class XI student who was celebrating her 17th birthday along with her boyfriend at a park at Ishwarya Nagar was gang-raped by six people on November 26. The gang members also videographed the act. The city police arrested four of the accused on Friday within hours of her mother lodging a complaint. A special team...

Kerala court extends Franco Mulakkal's bail in nun rape case

Kottayam, Nov 30: A court in Kerala's Kottayam district on Saturday extended the bail of former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal in a nun rape case and also adjourned the matter till January 6 next year.

Mulakkal had earlier today moved an application seeking an extension of his bail ahead of the commencement of his trial in the rape case....