Thursday, Dec 08, 2022


Kerala: Woman Who Kidnapped Infant Had Clear Plan, Says Investigating Official

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Mathew said the security measures inside the hospital and the maternity ward were up to the mark but the woman was able to bypass all of it as she was disguised as a nurse.

Jamela Banoo's Struggle For 25 Years To Get Justice For Dead Husband

Nov 27, 2021 Naseer Ganai

After 25 years, the district court of Srinagar has ordered the disposal of the closure report into the killing of a shopkeeper Mohd Ramzan Bhat and has directed the police to constitute a Special Investigation Team to probe the case

Telangana Couple Adopts Boy, Husband Lands In Jail For ‘Abduction’

The arrested man, an employee of the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd, has pleaded innocence and claimed that he was a victim of a conspiracy and fraud.

Vigilantes Raid Southern Mexico Town, Abduct 21, Burn Homes

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Officials blamed a newly formed vigilante group called "El Machete,” which announced its existence only a week earlier, pledging to fight the incursion of drug cartels in the largely Indigenous mountain communities of Chiapas.

Afghan Ambassador’s Daughter Abducted, Tortured In Pakistan

The Afghan government has urged the Pakistani government to identify and prosecute the perpetrators at the soonest time possible.

05 May, 2021

Tale Of Teen Nurjahan: From Bangladesh Village To Bengaluru Brothels, Imprisoned In Bengal

Ayanangsha Maitra

Here's the tale of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who was trafficked to India, and arrested while returning to Bangladesh from Bengal

15 April, 2021

Indian-Origin Man Killed In UK, Police Suspect Kidnapping

Outlook Web Bureau

Anand Parmar, also known as Andy, was found by officers in a vehicle on Brighton Road with serious injuries in the early hours of Monday.

13 April, 2021

UP: Father Dies By Suicide After Police Officer Demands Rs 1 Lakh Bribe To Trace Missing Daughter

Outlook Web Bureau

The victim has been identified as one Shishupal and he died by hanging himself, officials said adding that the incident occurred in Bareilly’s Mau Chandpur village.

22 March, 2021

Nagpur: 19-Year-Old Boy Abducts, Rapes Girl He Met On Facebook

Outlook Web Bureau

After the victim approached police, Jambhulkar was arrested.

13 March, 2021

Bangladesh: Border Guards Rescue Abducted Indian Girl

Outlook Web Bureau

Constant liaison with the BGB and joint efforts of border guards of both the country's ensured the safe return of the 16-year-old girl who was kidnapped from West Bengal

02 March, 2021

279 Kidnapped Schoolgirls Are Freed: Nigerian Governor

Associated Press (AP)

Gunmen abducted the girls from the government school in Jangebe town on Friday, in a series of mass kidnappings of students


26 February, 2021

Hundreds Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria As Gunmen Raid School

Associated Press (AP)

The Government Secondary Jangebe School in Zamfara state was the scene of the latest mass abduction of school children in northern Nigeria.

28 January, 2021

Mumbai Driver Stages Kidnapping Of Employer's Two Kids; Wanted Money For Daughter's Wedding

Outlook Web Bureau

A kidnapper forcibly opened the door of the car and allegedly threatened the children and the driver and took their car near Juhu PVR area

20 December, 2020

Second Kidnapping In Nigerian Town In 10 Days; Police Rescue 80 School Students

Associated Press (AP)

The attempted kidnapping took place in Dandume, about 64 kilometres from Kankara, the town where the earlier kidnapping of schoolboys occurred.

25 November, 2020

20-Year-Old Woman Abducted, Raped For 14 Days In Kota


The woman said she was able to approach the police after her father managed to rescue her from the captivity on November 22

24 November, 2020

Woman Brought Back Home Forcibly By Cops, Say Activists

Tabeenah Anjum

Rajasthan police accused of helping parents wishing to marry off daughter against her will

27 October, 2020

Shocking Video Shows Woman Being Shot At Outside College Premises In Haryana


A 21-year-old woman was shot dead outside her college in Ballabgarh in Haryana's Faridabad district on Monday.


24 July, 2020

Kidnapped UP Man Killed Days After Abductors Allegedly ‘Run Away’ With Ransom


The deceased's family claimed that Rs 30 lakh ransom was paid for his release in the presence of cops. However, the police said the allegation was not true.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz