Free Press Journal
  • Delhi: 26-year-old man kills parents to marry Facebook friend

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old man allegedly killed his parents, after they denied him permission to marry a woman who he befriended on Facebook, in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, the police said on Tuesday.

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    Woman approaches Bombay High Court seeking abortion

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman approached Bombay High Court seeking permission to abort her pregnancy since it has crossed the permissible 20-week limit. The woman claims that her foetus has been detected with hernia. The Mumbai-based woman, along with her husband, approached the vacation bench of Justice Shahrukh Kathawala and Justice Ajay Gadkari. She has sought permission to abort her 26-weeks pregnancy as per the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)

  • BJP worker from Mira Bhayander arrested for extorting Rs 5 lakh from woman

    Thane: A BJP worker from Mira Bhayander was arrested for allegedly extorting Rs 5 lakh from a woman, police said on Thursday. The accused, Munaf Patel, is a real estate agent. He was arrested on Wednesday night following a complaint lodged by the woman, senior police inspector of Naya Nagar police station Balaji Pandhare said.

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    Bombay High Court: ‘Hurting’ woman can have adverse effect on entire family

    Mumbai: At the time when the entire nation is disturbed with the rise in crimes against women, the Bombay High Court has referred to several religious scripts as well the philosophy of the founders of India, who have fought for women emancipation. The HC, while referring to some of them, observed that no family is complete without woman and any mental or physical disturbance to her would have a harmful effect on

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    Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped for two years in Unnao

    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh): A Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao has filed a complaint stating that her minor daughter was allegedly gang-raped two years back and that the incident was video-graphed, and perpetrators have been blackmailing and sexually assaulting the girl since then. One person has been arrested so far. Further probe is underway.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 3 CRPF personnel suspended after woman accuses one of them of raping her

    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday suspended three of its personnel after a woman accused one of them of raping her. According to police authorities, the 24-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir alleged that she was pulled inside a camp by the trio, where one of them raped her and the others filmed the assault.

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    Andhra Pradesh: Mother strangles two children to death, hangs self

    Kakinada: A woman, suspected to be mentally disturbed, strangled her four-year-old son and six-month old daughter and later committed suicide by hanging at home, police said on Thursday. Police said the body of the 25-year-old woman was found hanging from the ceiling fan at her house in Yenugupalli village. She took the extreme step following domestic unrest, they added.

  • Delhi: 37-year-old woman alleges rape by spice company owner

    New Delhi: A 37-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped by a spice company owner in west Delhi’s Janakpuri, police said on Wednesday. The woman, who is married, said that the accused also extorted money from her after threatening to upload her obscene pictures on the Internet, they said.

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    Securing justice for daughters is imperative

    Sexual violence against women in India rose to the forefront internationally after the December 16, 2012 gang-rape of a paramedic student in Delhi. The protests and outrage that erupted across the country and elsewhere after the horrific sexual crime came to light were so intense and widespread that the then UPA government almost lost control over the narrative. Now, nearly five and half years after ‘Nirbhaya’, sexual violence against women is once

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    Thane: 27-year-old woman arrested for killing newborn daughter

    Thane: A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her newborn daughter, police said. The accused, Vaishali Pradhan, residing in Umbarde village near here, allegedly cut the throat of her daughter, born just a week ago, with sharpened fingernails on Saturday, police said.

  • Southwest flight engine failure: Woman nearly sucked out of broken plane window

    Dallas: Passengers clung to a woman who was partially sucked out of a broken plane window after an engine ‘exploded’ at 32,000 feet, showering the jet with shrapnel. The Southwest Boeing 737 was flying 144 passengers to Dallas when it suffered engine failure shortly after taking off from New York’s La Guardia Airport. The parts that flew out of the engine struck and shattered a window in row 17, causing depressurisation

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    Uttar Pradesh: 23-year-old woman confined to basement of house, raped for 2 months

    Muzaffarnagar: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two men after being confined to the basement of a house in the civil lines area here for around two months, the police said today. The victim filed a complaint with the police, alleging she was kept at the location for two months and raped by a man and his uncle, according to Station House Officer D K Tyagi.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Man beats up wife for dowry, sends video to in-laws

    Shahjahanpur (UP): A woman in Lakhimpur Kheri district was hung from a ceiling hook and brutally thrashed for dowry by her husband, who send a video of the incident to her parents, police said on Monday. The woman has been brought back to her parent’s house here and a case registered against her husband and four others, Circle Officer (CO) Sunil Kumar Shukla said.