acid attack

Despite Supreme Court ban, acid still being sold in markets at cheap price, no IDs needed

The recent acid attack on three minor sisters in the Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh has brought the spotlight back on the unabated sale of acid in the local markets despite the Supreme Court ban on its sale nearly six years back.

Oct 14, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Three minor sisters attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda

In a shocking incident, three sisters were attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda on Monday (September 12). The sisters, aged 8, 12, and 17 years, were sleeping when they were attacked by acid by an unknown person.

Oct 13, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Woman throws acid on ex-boyfriend in Andhra's Kurnool after he marries another

A 20-year-old woman allegedly threw acid on her ex-boyfriend in Pedda Kottala village in Nandyal Mandal of Kurnool district on Thursday.

Sep 05, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

Man hurls acid on sleeping woman in Thiruvananthapuram

The woman was working as a housekeeper in a company at Technopark.

Apr 18, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Minor rape victim attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur

According to the victim's kin, the accused threw acid on the victim, threatening that if she doesn't take back the rape complaint, he would return and attack again.

Feb 03, 2020, 10:36 AM IST

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel on acid attack: Parents would see my face and faint

Rangoli has lately opened up about the incident. Earlier this month, she tweeted: "My attacker's name is Avinash Sharma, he was in the same college as me, we were in the same friend circle, he proposed to me (and) I started keeping distance, I didn't share same feelings, he would tell people someday he will marry me."

Jan 23, 2020, 09:50 AM IST

Pregnant teen girl set ablaze by boyfriend in Bihar's West Champaran, hospitalised with 80% burn

The victim has been hospitalised with 80 percent burn injuries. 

Dec 10, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

Tattoo on body helps cops identify murdered model with mutilated face

Cops claim that Ashraf has admitted to having murdered Khushi and further added that marital discord between the two because of her free-willed nature may have been the main reason.

Jul 16, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Acid attack on mother-son duo over alleged dowry demand in UP's Bahraich

A mother-son duo suffered grievous burns after acid was thrown on them in Huzoorpur police station area of Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night. The duo was reportedly asleep outside their house when the incident happened. 

Jun 16, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Couple attacked with acid near Mumbai's Vasai; husband dies, wife critical

The couple had gone to a restaurant on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway for dinner on Monday. 

May 31, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Mathura: Woman cop attacked with acid after she rejects marriage proposal

The incident took place at around 4.30 am in Damodarpura village which comes under the jurisdiction of Sadar police station.

Apr 04, 2019, 19:09 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: Nurse arrested after attempt to throw acid on ex-husband

The woman later consumed poison but is currently out of danger and has been arrested by the police, according to news agency ANI.

Feb 08, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Acid attack on Urdu poet for calling out miscreants harassing school girls

Recalling the incident, Hashim said that he was approached by a parent who complained that his daughters were being regularly harassed by some miscreants.

Oct 21, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Haryana: Acid attack severely injures woman, damages several organs

The 31-yr-old woman was rushed to the Civil Hospital, from where she was referred to PGI, Chandigarh.

Oct 05, 2018, 08:11 AM IST

Woman injured in acid attack in Haryana

Police said the investigation is on and the accused would be nabbed soon.

Oct 05, 2018, 00:54 AM IST

Provide treatment, security to acid attack victim who refused to accept triple talaq: SC to UP govt

Shabnam was attacked with acid on September 13 by her brother-in-law for "refusing to undergo nikah halala". The attack occurred while she was on way to file a police complaint against an alleged assault by her in-laws on September 12.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Girl student threatened of acid attack for turning down marriage proposal

The incident took place in Brahmapuri locality under Civil Lines Police Station area in UP's Muzaffarnagar.

Jun 25, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said on Tuesday. 

May 15, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

Delhi man throws acid on 7-year-old boy for playing outside his shop

The 7-year-old boy was apparently shouting, enraged by which the accused threw acid at him. The boy managed to flee the spot and is undergoing treatment. Police said they are on the lookout for the accused.

Apr 26, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

Women acid attack survivors walked the ramp on Women’s Day celebration—Pics

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. 

Mar 08, 2018, 20:08 PM IST