User: avyakto Topic: Torture
Category: Torture
Last updated: Sep 01 2014 05:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Helpline boon for women 1.9.2014 The Telegraph : Bihar
The social welfare department's helpline for women has come as a boon in the district.
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Ukraine: UN report shows rising civilian deaths, ongoing rights abuses 30.8.2014 Sify News
New York, Aug 30 (IBNS) Intense fighting, including the use of heavy weaponry by both sides, in densely populated areas of eastern Ukraine, has increased the loss of civilian life, with an average of around 36 people being killed every day, says a new report issued on Friday by the United Nations human rights office.
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Woman booked for mother-in-law’s suicide 30.8.2014 Surat News, News from Surat Gujarat | Times of India Surat News
A bank manager’s wife was booked for allegedly abetting her mother-in-law to commit suicide in the city’s Palanpur area on Wednesday. Along with the woman, her brother and mother were also booked for the crime.
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Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing’s "fox hunt" 28.8.2014 FirstPost: World

BEIJING (Reuters) - When Yang Xiuzhu got wind in 2003 that Chinese anti-corruption investigators were looking into her affairs, she boarded a flight to Singapore. A few days later Yang changed her name and flew to New York.

The post Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing’s "fox hunt" appeared first on Firstpost.

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An admission that does too little, too late 28.8.2014 Hindu: Op-Ed
The pressures of November’s mid-term elections may have been weighing on President Obama’s mind as he made the torture statement
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HC notices to State, Central Govts 26.8.2014 The Assam Tribune
HC notices to State, Central Govts
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Pregnant woman ends life 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pregnant woman ends life
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Dowry torture slur on in-laws 26.8.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
Aug. 25: A 20-year-old woman lodged a police complaint on Saturday alleging that her father-in-law had forced her into a physical relationship with him and her husband and in-laws had tortured her demanding dowry.
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VHP protests against shooter Tara Shahdeo’s alleged conversion bid in Ranchi 25.8.2014 Zee News : States
Hundreds of workers of the RSS affiliated Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday staged protests against the alleged torture on a national shooting champion by her husband to convert to Islam.
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Love-jihad issue: VHP workers protest against woman shooter’s alleged conversion bid 25.8.2014 Zee News : States
Hundreds of workers of the RSS affiliated Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday staged protests against the alleged torture on a national shooting champion by her husband to convert to Islam.
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Day After Cabbie's Death, Lakshmipura Stays Calm 25.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Woman ends life; husband, in-laws held 25.8.2014 deccanherald.com
A pregnant woman committed suicide allegedly due to harassment by her husband and in-laws, at her house in JJ Nagar police limits on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Rukhsar (22), a resident of Padarayanapura.

According to police, Rukhsar was married to Anees, a mechanic. The couple have two children and she was carrying the third child. It is said that Anees and his parents used to harass Rukhsar for dowry.

Unable to bear the torture, she hung herself from a ceiling fan, police said. The incident came to light when her in-laws returned home.They immediately rushed her to a nearby hospital as she was still breathing. However, she died after a while.

Following a complaint of dowry harassment, Anees and his parents have been arrested, police said.
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Ranchi bandh tomorrow over torture on shooting champion for conversion - Hindustan Times 24.8.2014 Google News India
Ranchi bandh tomorrow over torture on shooting champion for conversion Hindustan Times Hindu right-wing groups have called a day-long Ranchi bandh on Monday to protest the alleged torture on a champion shooter by her husband to convert to Islam. The groups also staged a torch light procession on Sunday evening to put pressure on ...
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Lathicharge, Firing Follow ‘Tortured’ Cab Driver’s Suicide 24.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Bail for Woman Who Killed 2 Daughters, Tried to Commit Suicide 20.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Harassed husbands cheer SC move to penalise misuse of dowry harassment law 19.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Harassed husbands cheer SC move to penalise misuse of dowry harassment law
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Life lost as police choose easy way out 19.8.2014 Telegraph: Bengal
Tamluk, Aug. 18: A CPM member's wife was found hanging in her home in East Midnapore this morning and her husband has alleged she was gang-raped and murdered by Trinamul supporters who demanded she should pay Rs 12 lakh if he did not show up before them.
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Tortured by wife, man sets himself ablaze 18.8.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Fed up with alleged torture at the hands of his wife and in-laws, a courier delivery boy committed suicide by setting himself on fire at Dhandran road here on Saturday late ...
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Shocking Stories of Caste Discrimination at Public Hearing 17.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Alcoholic Killed by Wife, Mother-in-law 14.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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