Infanticide

Mother jailed for 14 years in Germany for killing four babies

A woman on trial in one of Germany's worst infanticide cases was convicted Wednesday of killing four of her babies and handed a 14-year jail sentence.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Baby monkeys grow faster to avoid infanticide

 Some baby monkeys develop faster than others in the same population, and this is best explained by the threat of infanticide they face from adult males, says a study.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

All India Badtameez: Save the girl child- stop female foeticide

Save the girl child- stop female foeticide.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Bodies of five babies found in house in southwestern France: Source

Police on Thursday discovered the bodies of five dead babies in a house in southwestern France, a source close to the case said, in what appears to be one of the country`s worst cases of infanticide in recent years.

Mar 20, 2015, 05:31 AM IST

Father held for female infanticide in Tamil Nadu

A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for killing his 22-day-old daughter, police said.

Jun 27, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Bengal parents held for killing 10-month-old girl

The parents of a 10-month-old girl were arrested for killing their baby in West Bengal`s North 24-Parganas district, police said Sunday.

Feb 17, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

NATO rejects UN report on death of Afghan children

US-led international coalition said United Nations rights group`s concerns over reports that US military strikes have killed hundreds of children during past 4 years are "categorically unfounded".

Feb 09, 2013, 00:51 AM IST

‘Infanticide was common in Roman Empire’

A new study has found the practice appears to have been particularly widespread in the Roman Empire.

May 07, 2011, 11:09 AM IST

French woman admits to suffocating newborns

A French
woman who admitted suffocating eight of her newborns and
concealing their corpses in the garden and garage of her home
has been charged with manslaughter, a prosecutor said on Thursday.

Jul 29, 2010, 22:35 PM IST

French couple held after 8 dead babies found

The case could turn out to be France`s deadliest infanticide incident.

Jul 29, 2010, 09:35 AM IST

Global campaign against female foeticide and infanticide

Days before Women`s Day, an Indian-origin woman has collaborated with Nobel Peace Prize nominee James Garrow to launch a global campaign against the malpractice of female foeticide and infanticide in India.

Mar 05, 2010, 15:49 PM IST

Global campaign against female foeticide and infanticide

Days before Women`s Day, an Indian-origin woman has collaborated with Nobel Peace Prize nominee James Garrow to launch a global campaign against the malpractice of female foeticide and infanticide in India.

Mar 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Killer mothers murder twin girls in Tamil Nadu

A woman along with her mother killed her 15-day-old twin girls in a Tamil Nadu hospital. Both women have been arrested, police said Friday.

Oct 10, 2009, 00:06 AM IST