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Five-year old boy to be shifted to Vellore hospital in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 13:26

The five-year-old-boy, who was brutally tortured by his father and step-mother, and recuperating at a hospital in Idukki district, will be shifted to Vellore Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu for further treatment.

Youth dies in police custody, family claims foul play

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 22:20

A 24-year-old youth has died in police custody and was cremated immediately, with his kin alleging that "excessive torture" lead to his death.

Headmaster suspended for sexually torturing woman teacher

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 09:12

The headmaster of a panchayat school in Tukkachi village has been suspended for allegedly sexually torturing a woman teacher.

Six Delhi cops suspended for alleged torture in lockup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:38

Six Delhi police personnel were suspended following media reports about a `secret lockup`.

NCPCR to probe torture of children by Delhi Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:24

Taking a serious view of reports of children being arrested and allegedly tortured by Delhi Police, NCPCR said it will enquire into the matter.

Malaysian court orders Rs 57 lakh compensation for 2 Indians

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 00:05

Malaysian High Court today awarded more than 57 lakh rupees in damages to two ethnic Indian men who sued the authorities for torturing them during interrogation.

China passes law forcing kids to visit elderly parents

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:17

China is moving a step further by perpetuating their citizens to take care of their elderly parents.

Nepalese army officer denies torture charges

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 01:04

A Nepalese army officer has denied two charges of torture allegedly committed during the Himalayan nation`s civil war.

Nepal col facing torture charges in UK pleads for immunity

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 09:00

A Nepalese Army officer accused of committing torture during his country`s civil war in 2005, has pleaded for immunity in a London court.

Six held for torturing Nigerian women into prostitution

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 20:43

Spanish police have busted a ring involved in smuggling of women from Nigeria and forcing them into street prostitution by burning them with irons and using voodoo rituals.

Two youths accuse police of torturing them in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 08:29

Two youths residing in Bhalowali village have accused the police of torturing them during questioning in a theft case.

Torture evidence found in Syrian prisons

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 15:54

Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in Raqqa, Human Rights Watch said.