Acid attack victims find strength in numbers

Left with little hope of leading a normal life after having acid flung at her, Rupa, a girl in her 20s, is now gearing up set up her own boutique thanks to an initiative by Chaanv- a rehabilitation centre that began operations here last year.

Indian woman receives International Women of Courage Award

Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was today honoured in the US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.

Acid attack victim`s mother commits suicide in Tamil Nadu

Nearly eight months after her 23-year-old software engineer daughter succumbed to an acid attack, her mother has committed suicide, police said.

Haryana acid attack victim gets Rs 20 lakh for surgery

A girl volleyball player, who became the victim of an acid attack in Haryana`s Rohtak town last year, will be given Rs 20 lakh by the state government for her plastic surgery, a state minister said on Thursday.

Compensation sum insulting to acid attack victim: Sushma Swaraj

The compensation of Rs 2 lakh paid by the Congress-led Maharashtra government to the Delhi acid attack victim was "grossly inadequate" and "insulting", BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said.

Acid attack victim from Kashmir admitted to Delhi

A 30-year-old school teacher, who suffered severe burns on her face in an acid attack in Jammu and Kashmir, was on Friday flown to Delhi.

Acid attack woman struggling for funds to meet treatment cost

Over a month after she was subjected to a brutal acid attack, a 23-year old woman is struggling for funds to meet her treatment expenses.