CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    "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 Reddy. ...
  • Freedom should have certain limits, feel worried mothers Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • It is discouraging to see how India is projected internationally: John Abraham on rising crime against women Yesterday

    New Delhi: Two years since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old in New Delhi, nothing much changed. Cases of crime against women continue to make headlines, and put forth the need for the government to do everything possible to ensure the city is safe for women. It is high...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident 2 days ago

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's friend calls December 16 case a crime against society 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The sole witness to the horrific, barbaric gangrape and murderous assault on a 23-year-old woman on the night on December 16, 2012 holds the society responsible for the tragedy and says such incidents are crimes against the entire humanity. The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six...
  • Watch: No city for women 2 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Are Mumbaikars sensitive to women? 2 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? CNN-IBN has been getting you special reports and first hand accounts from across the country. ...
  • Delhi: Two years on, nothing changed on ground for women 2 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? CNN-IBN has been getting you special reports and first hand accounts from across the country. ...
  • Delhi government to revamp women's distress helpline 181 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181 set up after the December 16 gang rape incident. "We are in the process of revamping the 181 women's distress helpline as it has been brought to our notice...
  • Delhi not 100 per cent safe for women, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Meenakshi Lekhi said the national capital was not 100 per cent safe. She said, "I have lived in Delhi for a very long time and I have seen the changes happen. These days, you see more women occupy the public space as compared to then. But...
  • Cyberabad Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women's safety 2 days ago

    Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand lists the steps taken by the department, including increase in CCTV cameras, more check posts, to ensure safety and security of women. Anand said, "Safety of women is of prime concern for which RTC buses have been introduced. There has been a check on private...
  • Watch: How safe is Bengaluru for women 2 days ago

    A woman turned CJ for CNN-IBN to find out how safe is Bangaluru for women. She was stared at, followed by men in broad daylight. "This is the street just off the busy Cunningham Road in the heart of Bengaluru. I work here and have to take this road every...
  • Watch: Jantar Mantar in Delhi remains epicentre of Delhi gangrape protests 2 days ago

    As we approach the second anniversary of the horrific Delhi gangrape case, protests were held in Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Monday against the rising crime against women. ...
  • Foreign national narrates harassment instances in Jaipur 2 days ago

    If Indian women feel unsafe in the country, the scene is even more difficult for foreign nationals. "Men stare at me constantly, misbehave with me," Loredana Chifu who lives in Jaipur narrates her experiences. ...
  • Are our police and hospitals sensitised enough? 2 days ago

    Even two years after the horrific gangrape of a paramedical student in a moving bus in the national capital, not much has changed in the system. Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that things have improved but they are not exemplary changes. More needs to be done to ensure safety...
  • Despite ban, medical books continue to propagate two-finger test to detect rape 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Medical examination of rape survivors has been in question for a long time. Especially the two-finger test which involves the doctor inserting two or more fingers in the vagina of the rape survivor to test for the presence of hymen and the laxity of the vagina. For long, the...
  • Uber effect: India to boost women taxi drivers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The alleged rape of a woman passenger by an Uber taxi driver once again spotlights the risks of country's transport system, which fails to keep women safe. One solution: Taxis driven by women for women. In 2013, the southern state of Kerala launched 'She Taxis', a fleet of 40...
  • Death for rapists not wrong in certain cases, says TV actor Anup Soni on Delhi gangrape case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student on the night of December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi shocked the nation and brought it to a standstill. Chill runs down the spine whenever one reads about the sheer brutality inflicted upon the 23-year-old victim by six...
  • Delhi streets any safer after December 16 gangrape? 2 days ago

    CNN-IBN correspondents discuss if the streets of the national capital have become safer for women after the December 16 gangrape. ...
  • Watch: Has anything changed since December 16, 2012 3 days ago

    People from various cities speak up about the safety of women after the horrific December 16 gangrape in Delhi. ...
  • Malaysia: Man chops off wife's hands, feet suspecting infidelity, commits suicide 3 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: In a gruesome incident, a jobless man has chopped off his Indian-origin wife's hand and feet with a meat cleaver on suspicion of having an extra-marital affair before committing suicide in southern Malaysia. K Menaga, 44-year-old mother of three, is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit...
  • Concept of pseudo 'safety' making the world unsafe for women 4 days ago

    New Delhi: I bare my heart out on a topic, us, the women of India, have often had to confront at some point in our lives. A dichotomy the familiar words "You Are A Girl" meant to protect us, at most times said with good intentions, are actually the...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Shiv Kumar Yadav kept under strict vigilance 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Uber rape accused Shiv Kumar Yadav who has been sent to Delhi's Tihar jail in judicial custody, has been kept under strict vigilance here. Tihar jail sources said that continuous watch is being kept on Yadav and security has been enhanced. Yadav who was sent to Tihar by a city...