Crime Against Women

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-04-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mulayam's rape shocker: Should the SP chief apologise to the women of India? 10-04-2014 10:34 PM

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • Power of 49: Girl files FIR against father who raped her 25-02-2014 10:53 AM

    A father of four daughters repeatedly raped his eldest daughter for three years after which he targeted his second daughter, a 14-year-old. But the younger daughter complained against her father, who was taken into police custody. The incident took place in a small village in east Gujarat. ...
  • Power of 49: 'Conviction rate low in crimes against women' 21-02-2014 10:29 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • 'The Power of 49': 'Crimes against women the worst crime' 20-02-2014 11:28 AM

    Indian banker Naina Lal Kidwai said that any crime against women was the worst crime. "I think it is not ultimately about the government, but about us, how we treat humanity," she added. ...
  • 'The Power of 49': 'Government should take measures for safety of women' 20-02-2014 11:19 AM

    Women students stressed that the Union government should take measures for their safety. They even slammed the government for not awarding any stringent punishment to the people who commit heinous crimes like rape. ...
  • FTP: Does Tarun Tejpal have a valid case to project himself as a victim? 19-02-2014 11:10 PM

    After being charged with rape, sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman by the Goa Police on Monday, Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal issued a statement on Tuesday evening alleging political vendetta. Tejpal has also got no relief from custody as his bail plea has been adjourned till March...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape of colleague 17-02-2014 11:25 PM

    Less than 3 months after Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal was arrested, Goa Police on Monday filed chargesheet against him. Accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague in November, police have charged Tejpal for rape under the stringent amended Criminal Law. ...
  • Howrah gangrape case: CPM alleges the incident was planned 07-02-2014 01:55 PM

    In Howrah, West Bengal, two women were allegedly gangraped by seven men, led by a Trinamool Congress leader. CPM leader Mohammed Salim on Friday alleged that the incident was planned before. ...
  • FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice? 29-01-2014 11:38 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play...
  • FTP: Birbhum gang rape: Is the Khap mentality spreading across India? 27-01-2014 10:56 PM

    The 20-year-old woman was gangraped for falling in love with a man from a different community. The young woman had been gangraped by 12 men on orders of a Panchayat as punishment. The investigation officer, Bahadur Mondal, a sub-inspector with Labhpur PS, Birbhum, has been removed following criticism over the...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police deny any lapses in probing the case 25-01-2014 11:39 PM

    The Mumbai Police denied any lapses in probing the death case of the 23-year-old IT engineer. However, Victim's family had accused the police of carrying a shoddy investigation. Meanwhile, a week after the charred body of the girl was found in Mumbai the police detained four people in the case....
  • 30 minutes: The aftermath of Muzaffarnagar riots 18-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village in...
  • AAP has no time to act on rape crimes in Delhi: Congress 16-01-2014 04:27 PM

    The Congress has slammed the Arvind Kejriwal government for failing to curb crimes against women in Delhi. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that AAP has become obsessed with power and has no time to act on the surging rape crimes in the state. ...
  • CJ: Challenges for the 14-year old who became pregnant after rape 31-12-2013 11:25 AM

    The 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped has tough challenges in life to face. "April last year I delivered a baby that was born as a result of my rape. I was only 23 years then. People gossip about me and say that I should be locked in...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-12-2013 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Fresh trouble for AK Ganguly after intern's affidavit made public 16-12-2013 10:03 PM

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly landed in fresh trouble after the law intern who had alleged that Justice Ganguly sexually harassed her, also claimed in her affidavit that he propositioned her and asked her to stay in his room. "The judge informed me that it may not be possible...
  • Agenda for change: Have any lessons learnt a year after Delhi gangrape 16-12-2013 08:57 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. There were protests against the brutal gangrape across the country demanding quick action and raising questions over the rights and freedom of women,...
  • Agenda for change: Reactions across India on Delhi braveheart a year after 16-12-2013 07:38 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN asks do women feel safe now? ...
  • Agenda For Change: The justice dialogue 16-12-2013 04:00 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discuses the ground reality and demand for introspection with panel comprising Shabana Azmi, Kiran...
  • Situation has changed in Delhi after Dec 16 gangrape: Sheila Dikshit 16-12-2013 03:56 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit said that many things have changed after the December 16 gangrape incident. ...
  • People gather at Jantar Mantar, remember the Delhi braveheart 16-12-2013 03:52 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. ...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Women feel city unsafe for them 15-12-2013 12:34 PM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi, 2012 year shook the country. We have a strict law but how has the situation changed on the ground, when it comes to women safety. Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel that the city is not women friendly...
  • Gujarat: Father allegedly rapes daughters for years 15-12-2013 12:07 PM

    Two sisters in Gujarat have alleged that their father repeatedly raped them for years. The elder daughter claims that his father raped her for three years and thereafter also assaulted the younger daughter. ...
  • I feel unsafe in India, says Anoushka Shankar 14-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, sitarist Anoushka Shankar confessed to feeling scared while traveling in India. Shankar said that after December 16 incident she feels too scared to walk alone at night. ...
  • Watch: Anoushka Shankar dedicates song to Delhi braveheart 14-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Musician Anoushka Shankar has in her new album dedicated a song to Delhi braveheart. She said, "At the time I was feeling a lot of emotions and anger. So I wrote a song to put some of those emotions and it ended up becoming a very dark track." Here is...
  • Watch: Tips and tricks of self defence for women 12-12-2013 11:46 AM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape and murder of a student in Delhi but even a year later the safety of women still remains a big concern. Payal Aggarwal, a resident of Delhi and a martial arts expert, turns citizen journalist to give you some easy tips...