December

  • News 360: Braveheart takes on hecklers who assaulted her husband 16 hours 42 minutes ago

    In an inspiring story coming in from Meerut, a woman defended herself and her husband when a group of miscreants attacked them. ...
  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape 22 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • Delhi: Permits of 2500 buses and mini-buses cancelled 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has cancelled the permits of around 2500 buses and mini-buses after their operators' addresses were found to be incorrect. After the gang rape on December 16, 2012, Home Ministry had directed the verification of owners/permit holders of all the public service vehicles by the Delhi Traffic Police. According...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • Delhi Police pay more attention to crime against women: BS Bassi July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Saturday said that the December 16 gangrape brought "increased attention" on crime against women and that "truthful" recording of incidents saw a rise of almost 500 per cent rise in offence against the fairer sex. "One of the key takeaway from the December...
  • Alcohol behind last December riots: Committee of Inquiry June 30, 2014

    Singapore: The probe into last December's riots in Singapore, the worst in 40 years, on Monday cited alcohol as the "major contributory factor" that triggered the unrest. The riot on the night of December 8 in Singapore's Little India precinct was sparked by the death of an Indian national in...
  • Delhi gangrape case: 2 death row convicts move SC against HC verdict June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two death row convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi Helhi Court verdict in the case. The high court had upheld the death sentence awarded to the four convicts on March 13. In the horrific gangrape, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student...
  • Japan, US back UN programme to stop sexual violence in Delhi April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Japan and the US on Sunday announced their support to the United Nation's 'Safe City Programme' in Delhi aimed at preventing sexual violence against women in the national capital. The announcement was made during US President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo and after his meeting with the Japanese Prime...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's parents condemn Mulayam's remarks April 11, 2014

    The parents of the Dec 16 rape victim in New Delhi on Friday condemned the outrageous remarks of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on rapists, and urged people not to elect such a leader as he does not "honour" women. In the remark that raised a storm, Mulayam Singh on...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC stays death penalty of convicts Mukesh, Pawan till March 31 March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the Delhi gangrape case, the Supreme Court on Saturday stayed the execution of two convicts, Pawan and Mukesh, till March 31. Pawan and Mukesh had moved the apex court challenging their conviction and death sentence a short while ago. The SC order comes just days...
  • Delhi HC upholds death sentence of December 16 gangrape convicts March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has confirmed death penalty to all four convicts of the December 16 Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four were convicted in September 2013 for raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedical student. The defence lawyer, unhappy with the verdicts, said that the convicts will now...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC order on convicts' death penalty confirmation today March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: More than a year after the brutal December 16 Delhi gangrape, the Delhi High Court is expected to give its verdict on confirming the death sentence and the appeals of the four convicts in the case. The court verdict is expected at 2 pm on Thursday. The prosecution moved...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday promised additional Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund in the interim Budget 2014. But members of the Nirbhaya task force allege that the existing funds are not being utilised at all. They say nothing has been done to empower women's safety...
  • HC slams Delhi government, calls it lethargic and negligent February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government over the December 16, 2012 gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student, calling it lethargic and negligent. During the suo motu hearing of the Delhi gangrape case, the High Court pulled up the Delhi government for its unwillingness to take...
  • Justice JS Verma's family refuses Padma Bhushan, says no official word given January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The family of late Justice JS Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award on his behalf and have written to the President that he never hankered or lobbied for any acclaim, reward or favour. The family has indicated that they were upset about no official confirmation...
  • December 2013 WPI inflation down to 6.16 pc vs 7.52 pc in November February 11, 2014

    India's headline inflation eased to a five-month low of 6.16 percent in December from a 14-month high, helped by a softening in vegetable prices, government data showed on Wednesday. The wholesale price index's annual rise compared with a 7.0 percent jump forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In November, wholesale...
  • December trade deficit narrows to 10.14 billion dollar January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The December 2013 trade deficit for India came in at 10.14 billion dollar versus 17.19 billion dollar in December in 2013. The reduction was driven by a 15.25 per cent fall in imports, which came in at 36.49 dollar per cent while exports grew at 3.5 per cent to...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles January 2, 2014

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting held...
  • Remembering the Delhi Braveheart: Will tougher laws bring the change? December 29, 2013

    It has been a year since the Delhi braveheart passed away but despite massive protests there is not much that has changed on the ground. The one silver lining to the terrible tragedy was due to the public outrage, the nation has a revised law on sexual assault. ...
  • Delhi: Depressed over rape charges, man commits suicide December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A 55-year-old executive director of an NGO committed suicide by jumping off a building here after becoming depressed when a girl accused him of rape, police said Wednesday. Khurshid Anwar, who ran a non-governmental organisation, was found in a pool of blood outside his residential building in Vasant Kunj...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Agenda for change: Have any lessons learnt a year after Delhi gangrape December 16, 2013

    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,...
  • Shakti Mills case: Women are now more open to report cases, say Mumbaikars December 16, 2013

    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. Mumbai too saw protests after a photojournalist was...
  • Agenda for change: Reactions across India on Delhi braveheart a year after December 16, 2013

    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? ...
  • Can't forget this day: Bollywood on December 16 gang rape December 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A year since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist in the capital city, Bollywood celebrities like Gauri Shinde and Mallika Sherawat said days like this can't be forgotten. The incident where six men, including one minor, were involved in the heinous rape of the young girl, led...
  • We must end the silence to end the violence: Anna MM Vetticad December 16, 2013

    In an interview with IBNLive.com, Anna MM Vetticad, writer, journalist and social commentator argues that extensive media coverage of recent sexual harassment cases has led to greater awareness among both women and men about legal recourse. Here is the full text of the interview. IBNLive.com: December 16, one year on:...
  • Agenda For Change: The justice dialogue December 16, 2013

    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 December 16, 2013

    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 December 16, 2013

    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. ...