Acid Attack News
Andhra Pradesh: Man attacks 14 year-old girl with acid, slits throat; taken into custody
According to the police, the crime was allegedly committed by the girl's distant relative when she was alone at home
Jharkhand: Acid attack victim airlifted to AIIMS Delhi for 'specialised treatment'
A 17-year-old girl from Jharkhand's Chatra district sustained serious burn injuries in an acid attack on 5 August. The accused has been arrested
Kerala: Acid attack on woman, daughter over boundary wall dispute
The incident occurred on Tuesday night, an officer of Kattakada police station said and added that the victims' statement was recorded by midnight and an FIR for attempt to murder was lodged
Pakistan: Acid thrown on 23-yr-old transgender in Lahore, police nab suspect
The transgender community is socially excluded by the Pakistani society where they experience high levels of physical abuse and face discriminatory behaviour in daily life, according to a recent study
Virar gym owner injured in acid attack in Maharashtra's Palghar district; suspects identified
According to the police, one of the accused suspected that the gym owner was having an affair with his wife, who used to work out at the latter's gym
In UP's Gonda, chemical poured on three minor Dalit sisters sleeping on roof of home; inquiry on, says police
The three girls are receiving treatment for burn injuries at the district hospital and are out of danger, said doctors.
Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine
In times of social distancing and isolation during the coronavirus outbreak, the best one could do to entertain oneself through various shows, films, and podcasts.
Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer moves Delhi HC against Chhapaak makers for not complying with court order of giving her credit
Lawyer Aparna Bhat, who represented acid attack survivor Lakshmi during her legal battle, moved the Delhi High Court against Chhapaak makers for not complying with the court order related to giving her credit in international screenings of the film.
Deepika Padukone draws social media ire over Tiktok challenge on Chhappak 'look', Twitterati call it 'insensitive'
Deepika Padukone was criticised for asking make-up artiste Faby to recreate her "three favourite looks" from her films, including Chhapaak
Delhi HC orders Chhapaak makers to give credit to Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer, Deepika Padukone's film declared tax-free in Rajasthan
The trial court, on the lawyer's plea, had directed that Chhapaak carry the line 'Aparna Bhat continues to fight cases of sexual and physical violence against women' during its screening
Kangana Ranaut calls JNU violence campus gang wars, says 'Such things should not be made into a national issue'
Speaking about the JNU violence, Kangana Ranaut has said these gang wars are managed by some powerful people, which leaves both sides physically hurt.
Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar's social drama declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh
Deepika Padukone-starrer Chhapaak, which will hit the theatres on 10 January, has been made tax free in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath has announced.
Chhapaak, a film about acid attacks in India, hits theatres tomorrow: Here’s what you need to know about chemical burns
It can only be hoped that Chhapaak will deter future attackers, by explaining the extent of damage they could cause.
Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer files plea seeking stay on Chhapaak, expresses disappointment with her portrayal in film
Chhapaak is mired in yet another controversy as Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer threatened that she will take legal recourse against the makers for not giving her due credit in the film
Chhapaak movie review: Deepika Padukone's acid attack saga has its moments, but not enough
Chhapaak means well, no doubt, but the screenplay is surprisingly thin, which is surprising because of director Meghna Gulzar's brilliant track record.
Kangana Ranaut lauds Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak, thanks Meghna Gulzar for making film on acid attack survivors
Kangana Ranaut says Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak brings back the memories of an acid attack on her sister Rangoli Chandel.
Ahead of Chhapaak release, Kanu Behl on how his short film explores psychology of an acid attack perpetrator
While Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak chronicles the struggles of an acid attack survivor, Kanu Behl's Binnu Ka Sapna is an insight into criminal psychology.
Deepika Padukone visits JNU in solidarity with protesting students: Why optics and impact matter more than intent
Deepika Padukone's gesture places her at odds with a particularly vindictive government, known only to sing paeans to constructive debate.
Chhapaak title track, featuring Deepika Padukone as Malti, recounts horrors of acid attack
The Chhapaak title track recounts Malti's painful journey of coming to terms with her altered physical appearance after a horrific acid attack.
Deepika Padukone calls Chhapaak a story of 'human spirit and hope', wishes film brings change within society
Hoping her cinematic voice can help bring about lasting change in how society perceives acid attack survivors, Deepika Padukone says Chhapaak should ideally be so impactful that there won't be a need for another story on acid violence