DECEMBER

  • Hindutva ideologue opposes HRD Minister, says there shouldn't be politics on Xmas 13 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hindutva ideologue and author Dinanath Batra has come out in the open to oppose HRD Ministry's decision to celebrate Good Governance day on December 25. "It should not have happened. The order as wrong so it has been withdrawn. I am not one with the government on this...
  • 45th anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak War 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It is the 45th anniversary of the gory 1971 war between India and Pakistan which led to the liberation of Bangladesh. On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with the three service chiefs paid tribute to the martyrs of the war at Amar Jawan...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice 3 days ago

    Even two years after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in the national capital, victim's parents fight for justice. They said their fight will not end until law is changed to treat juveniles in rape cases as adults. Her mother said, "Nothing has changed in all these years. Till...
  • Watch: No city for women 4 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Delhi: Two years on, nothing changed on ground for women 4 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. ...
  • She still asks me how others like her will get justice: December 16 gangarape victim's father 4 days ago

    New Delhi: "They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?" says the father of December 16 gangarape victim as he fights back tears while remembering his daughter whose brutal rape and murder two years ago shook the nation's conscience. Referring to the recent incident where an...
  • Watch: Undercover reporter analyses security of women on Delhi streets 4 days ago

    As we approach the second anniversary of December 16 gangrape, CNN-IBN undercover reporter analyses the security of women on the crowded streets of Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Jantar Mantar in Delhi remains epicentre of Delhi gangrape protests 4 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. ...
  • No directive to keep schools open on Christmas, clarifies government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Refuting reports of the government's plans to keep schools open on Christmas to observe Good Governance day, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said that students are not being asked to come to schools. "There is an essay competition planned, but it is voluntary and online," she...
  • Delhi streets any safer after December 16 gangrape? 4 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 4 days ago

    People from various cities speak up about the safety of women after the horrific December 16 gangrape in Delhi. ...
  • How safe are you in your city? 4 days ago

    The December 16 gangrape raised several questions about the safety of women in public transport. At CNN-IBN, experts discuss the measures to be kept in mind while traveling in a public transport vehicle. ...
  • Nothing has changed since the Nirbhaya case, says ex judge Usha Mehra December 11, 2014

    As we track yet another rape case in December, one cannot help but remember the horrific bus gangrape case that shook the nation two years back. It triggered massive outrage and a slew of promises from the government. Justice Usha Mehra has said that the government has not implemented any...
  • 2 years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, safety apps for women come as boon December 9, 2014

    After the horrific December 16, 2012 gangrape of a paramedical student by six men in a moving bus in Delhi, many mobile phone companies and private groups launched safety apps for women. All such apps claim to have several features which can prove to be very useful if a person...
  • Delhi gangrape: What happened on December 16, 2012 and status of the case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two years ago on the night of December 16, 2012 the brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six men on a moving bus in the national capital shook the nation for the sheer brutality and torture inflicted on the hapless girl. The girl and her male friend fought...
  • News 360: Braveheart takes on hecklers who assaulted her husband August 22, 2014

    In an inspiring story coming in from Meerut, a woman defended herself and her husband when a group of miscreants attacked them. ...
  • 16 December case was not 'small' as BJP feels: Salman Khurshid August 22, 2014

    After the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley termed the 16 December gangrape case as 'small' incident, the Congress came down heavily on BJP. ...
  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape August 22, 2014

    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 August 22, 2014

    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 23yearold paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • Delhi: Permits of 2500 buses and minibuses cancelled August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has cancelled the permits of around 2500 buses and minibuses 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...
  • Should juvenile rape offenders be charged as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16yearolds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • 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 23yearold 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...