Girl raped at gunpoint by youth in Muzaffarnagar

5 June 2014   A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a youth at her house in Khubbapur village in the district, police said on Thursday. The girl’s mother lodged a complaint with…

Half the districts in India affected by women…

New Delhi: At least half the 612 districts in the country are affected by trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation, according to a report. The report by the National Commission for Women…

Human rights activist wins US courage award

Indian-American Human rights activist Mallika Dutt has won the American Courage Award for her human rights work in India and the United States. The 47-year-old activist, who grew up in Calcutta, will receive the award…