CRIME AGAINST WOMEN

  • Citizen Journalist: Best photos and videos in 2014 23 minutes ago

    In 2014, Women who broke the conspiracy of silence, turned Citizen Journalists to report abuse, harassment and injustice and sent the messages of zero tolerance from across the country and continued to upload pictures through out the year. Here is a collection of the best CJ pictures and videos of...
  • Telangana: Rise in rape, molestation cases in 2014 4 hours 54 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Cases of molestation ('outraging modesty') and rape increased in Telangana in 2014 compared with the previous year, though the overall crime graph showed a minuscule 0.41 per cent decline. "The overall crime situation is under control. A total of 93,392 cognisable cases have been reported in 2014 compared with...
  • Strong action must be taken against rapists: Nirbhaya's mother 9 hours 48 minutes ago

    "The crime was so brutal but still we didn't get justice. I appeal to people to stand together and raise their voices against the crimes which are happening against women and children," said Nirbhaya's mother. ...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve 10 hours 0 minutes ago

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Rajnath Singh advocates online monitoring of sale of acid 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Voicing concern over increasing incidents of acid attacks on women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said an online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to check such incidents. "An online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to put an effective check over such incidents," Singh...
  • Uber taxi services introduces 5 new checks in a bid to get the ban lifted 2 days ago

    Uber taxi services has been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. In a bid to remove the ban, Uber has come up with an 'India specific security narrative'. It includes all the new safety initiatives that Uber is introducing. Following is...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram is in hiding, says complainant's lawyer 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram is safe, said her lawyer on Saturday. "My client is in hiding. I cannot reveal why my client has gone into hiding," said the complainant's lawyer. Commenting on the Gujarat government willing to provide security...
  • Mumbai Police deploy 75% of its force to ensure safety for women on New Year's eve 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has stepped up the security measures to ensure safety for women on New Years eve. 75 per cent of its personnel to be deployed for New Years eve. Women police personnel wearing civilian clothes will be deployed in crowded areas like Juhu Chowpatty, Marine drive and Gateway of...
  • Love gone awry, Delhi acid attack mastermind knew the victim for 10 years 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The police on Thursday arrested the mastermind and along with his three accomplices in connection with the acid attack that took place on Tuesday in Delhi. Investigators say that the attack was an act of revenge. The shocking details of the case reveal that the mastermind of the...
  • Delhi acid attack: Victim knew accused doctor, says police 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Police on Thursday said Dr Ashok Yadav and the acid attack victim had done their MBBS from Russia and knew each other for around 10 years and the duo was "good friends." According to the police, Dr Yadav, a resident of Mayapuri, wanted to marry her and had...
  • Vizag: Man allegedly rapes a 19-year-old as she goes to defecate 4 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth under the Kothakota police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident took place when the girl had gone out to answer nature's call. Her family members lodged a police complaint against A Rajasekhar (22), the accused. The...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor 5 days ago

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly raped by 17-year-old boy 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour when she was alone at her residence in Safdarjung Enclave of south Delhi. Police have apprehended the minor, who studied in class 11 and lived with his parents in the area. According to the police, the incident...
  • Hyderabad: Man arrested for mailing obscene pics morphed on boss' wife 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: A 49-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested on charges of sending e-mails containing morphed obscene photos and derogatory remarks about the wife of his former boss, police said. The accused, Senapathi Sridhar who is currently unemployed, was apprehended by Cyber Crime Police Station of Cyberabad Commissionerate from his residence...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • Delhi: Miscreants throw acid on a woman doctor, victim admitted to AIIMS 6 days ago

    Delhi: A doctor suffered serious burn injuries on Tuesday morning after some miscreants threw acid on her. She was riding her scooty when she was attacked. The incident is reported from Rajouri Garden area of Delhi where two men on a bike tried snatching the victim's purse. The victim has been...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys December 21, 2014

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • UP: 3 boys allegedly set 19-year-old girl on fire in Varanasi December 19, 2014

    Varanasi: Three youths allegedly set on fire a 19-year-old girl inside her house for opposing their teasing and harassment in Lallapura area under Sigra police station limits on Thursday, police said. Circle Officer of Chetganj Rahul Mishra said the girl's mother has alleged that three youths entered their house in the...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • Freedom should have certain limits, feel worried mothers December 16, 2014

    Worried mothers feel that freedom should have certain limits. "Girls should not wear revealing clothes and should definitely not travel late night," feels one particular mother. ...
  • Rapist's life should be ruined; harsh measures can be effective deterrents: Kajol December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple of years back on this day a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was sexually assaulted and beaten by four men in a moving bus. While the brutality of the December 16 gangrape shocked the nation, it also made thousands of people across all age groups to step out,...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety December 16, 2014

    Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi listed the measures, including women's helpline, increase in PCR vans, taken to ensure safety of women. Bassi said, "We have increased the number of women's helpline, every police station has women constables, rape cases are investigated by women constables, self defense training is being given....
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety December 16, 2014

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...