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  • Maharashtra: 13-year-old girl raped outside Ganesh pandal in Dahanu

    Palghar (Maha): A teen-aged girl was allegedly raped by a 24-year-old man when she went to offer prayers at a pandal during the ongoing Ganesh festival here in Maharashtra, police said Wednesday. The incident occurred Monday night when the 13-year- old girl along with other children had gone to the Ganesh pandal set up at Agar village in Dahanu area, Palghar police spokesperson Hemant Kumar Katkar said.

  • Maratha quota stir: Class 11 girl commits suicide over reservation in Ahmednagar

    Ahmednagar (Maha): A 17-year-old student allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district on Monday, demanding reservation to the Maratha community, police said. Kishori Baban Kakade, a Class 11 student of Radhabai Kale women’s college, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in a hostel room at 3 pm, Superintendent of Police Ranjan Kumar Sharma told PTI.

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    Jilted beau attacks self with blade after girl threatens to file complaint

    Mumbai: A 21-year old jilted lover was arrested for attempting to assault a girl and reportedly stabbing himself after the girl threatened to file a complaint against him, in Dombivli, on Tuesday.  The arrested accused has been identified as Dinesh Vasudevan, 21, a resident of Thakurli in Dombivli (E).

  • Thane Horror: 14-year-old girl raped, strangled, drowned in a bath-tub by neighbour

    Bhiwandi: A 14-year girl from Bhiwandi was allegedly raped and murdered by her neighbour, a 24- year-old man, on Thursday evening. The incident came to light when the younger brother returned from school and found his sister lying motionless in the bath tub. He shouted and drew the attention of the neighbours to the incident.

  • Deoria shelter home case: ‘It never crossed our minds why the cars came, where they went’

    Deoria (UP): The girl who blew the lid off the goings-on at Ma Vindhyavasini shelter home had called the place a jail when the police talked to her. On Sunday, a fleeting opportunity presented itself to her to break free. She was mopping the room and shelter home manager Girija Tripathi was busy on the phone, the girl told the police.

  • Mumbai: 5-year-old boy raised as a girl to undergo genital reconstruction surgery

    Mumbai: A 5-year-old girl from Majalgaon in Beed district is scheduled to undergo genital reconstruction surgery at the State-run St George Hospital, Mumbai, as her case seems to be similar to that of Constable Lalit Salve. Salve was born with under-developed genitalia and underwent sex-reassignment surgery in May 2018. Dr Rajat Kapoor, the plastic surgeon who had operated on Salve, said that the five-year-old would be the youngest person to undergo sex

  • Mumbai: 14-year-old girl leaps to death from eighth floor in Kandivali

    Mumbai: A 14-year-old girl jumped from the eighth floor of a posh housing society of Thakur Village in Kandivali (east) on Thursday evening and died. The whole incident was captured on cellphone by a man who lives in a tower opposite the building from where the girl, Harshika Mayavashi, leapt off to death.

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    West Bengal girl mistakes pistol for toy, shoots mother

    Kolkata: A girl in West Bengal’s Hoogly district on Sunday accidentally shot and critically injured her mother while playing with a loaded pistol the woman had found outside and given to her daughter, thinking it was a toy, police said.

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    Mumbai: Girl drowns in pool, three of housing society booked

    Mumbai: A 5-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool of a residential complex in Thane on Friday evening. The police said her mother had taken the girl Taniya Gupta to the swimming pool where she drowned. Her relative alleged that Taniya died due to the negligence of manager and two employees of the housing complex.

  • Delhi: Gym owner befriends 14-year-old girl, rapes her

    New Delhi: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the owner of a gym in south Delhi’s Safdarjang Enclave area, police said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old accused was arrested on Monday.

  • Bihar: 11-year-old girl gangraped in Madhubani district

    Madhubani: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men at Gena Tola Chhatbaniya village of Bihar’s Madhubani district, police said. As per an FIR lodged yesterday by the victim’s mother, the incident occurred when she had sent her 11-year-old daughter to bring vegetables from the wife of a man of the same village.

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    Mumbai: Girl falls from moving train, in critical condition

    Mumbai: A 23-year-old girl is in critical condition after she fell in the gutter from a moving train near Sion on Thursday morning. The incident took place when the victim was travelling on the footboard and was going to college for giving her masters exam.