Eve Teasing

  • Exclusive women police force to tackle eve-teasing menace July 11, 2014

    In an attempt to tackle the increasing incidents of eve-teasing, East Singhbum district police has decided to launch an exclusive women force to rein in the eve-teasers. Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar on Friday said the 'Shakti Mobile' police force would be launched to check eve-teasing in and around...
  • Doctor mercilessly beaten to death over eve-teasing April 15, 2014

    A 42-year-old doctor has been mercilessly beaten to death allegedly by three men, after the victim had protested harassing of his daughter by the accused in the Meerut's Inchauli area, police said on Tuesday. According to an FIR filed by his relatives, victim Indresh Parashar was attacked last night by the...
  • Map areas known for 'eve teasing': HC to Delhi Police February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to do a "crime mapping" in the capital where incidents of "eve teasing" were more frequent to know the reasons for the menace. Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul said that they wanted to know whether...
  • Dekh Le: Men who shamelessly ogle at women must watch this December 19, 2013

    Whether they are in a bus/train, on roads or at a plush eating joint, women can never feel safe. Men ogle, whistle, pass derogatory remarks and do virtually everything to harass their female counterparts. In a bid to spread the message about women empowerment, Whistling Woods International has come up...
  • Photo journalist turns CJ, speaks about problems she faces as a woman photographer September 10, 2013

    Delhi based photo journalist Anshika Verma turns Citizen Journalist and talks about the difficulties and challenges she faces being a woman photographer while she is out on the field. ...
  • Policeman, two others injured in clash over eve teasing August 29, 2013

    At least three persons, including a policeman, were injured in a clash between members of two communities after some youths allegedly eve teased women in the Podiwada area of the district. Some women of a community were returning after offering Janmashtami prayers at a function on Wednesday night when youths of...
  • Delhi: Women helpline gets over 2 lakh calls in 4 months May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi government's 181 helpline for women in distress, which was launched in the wake of the December 16 gangrape, has received over two lakh calls in the last four-and-half months. Officials said most of the calls received by the round-the-clock help line were related to stalking, eve-teasing,...
  • FTN: 336% jump in child rape cases since 2001: Are we in denial about sexual abuse of children? April 23, 2013

    Delhi has witnessed a surge in crime against women this year with rape cases recording 158 per cent rise while molestation and eve-teasing incidents went up by 600 and over 700 per cent, respectively. According to statistics released by Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday, the national capital reported...
  • Delhi: Rape cases went up by 158 per cent in 2013 April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi has witnessed a surge in crime against women this year with rape cases recording 158 per cent rise while molestation and eve-teasing incidents went up by 600 and over 700 per cent, respectively. According to statistics released by Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday, the national...
  • 'Policemen cannot slap molesters, but victims can' February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh says policemen have "many limitations" in going after molesters that they don't even have a right to slap them. And the city's top cop has come up with a possible solution - the victims should slap those who tease them to help police bring...
  • Journalist assault: Police to seek remand of accused December 11, 2012

    Jalandhar: Punjab police will approach court to seek the remand of 10 persons arrested for their involvement in the alleged assault on a television journalist here, a senior officer said on Tuesday. "Ten persons have been arrested and a case of attempt to murder registered against them," Police Commissioner Gaurav...
  • Amritsar molestation: Victim says police didn't act December 7, 2012

    Chandigarh: The victim of the Amritsar sexual harassment horror said that the police did not act on her complaint and added that the police fled as assailants shot her father Ravinder Singh, who was a cop himself. "My father tried to talk to the molesters and asked them what their...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 6, 2012

    Watch today's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Do we need tougher laws to deal with harassment? December 6, 2012

    While a Punjab policeman was killed by some molesters, five youths killed a 19-year-old in Mumbai for opposing them. ...
  • Laws against molestation: Are they too soft? December 6, 2012

    The Supreme Court has taken note of the repeated cases in the country and issued guidelines but it seems the problem doesn't lie in the laws but in the fact that they are not enforced properly. ...
  • Mumbai youth killed for opposing molesters, 5 arrested December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: In a case disturbingly similar to the Keenan Reuben murders of 2011, Dombivali boy Santosh Vichivara was knifed to death for taking on goons who were harassing a girl in his colony. As many as five people have been arrested in the case, of which four minors have been...
  • Mumbai: 19-year-old stabbed to death by 5 December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after a Punjab policeman was murdered in full public view for raising voice against men who misbehaved with his daughter, another brutal murder has come to light. A 19-year-old boy was stabbed to death by five people in Mumbai - four of the boys are minors. The victim,...
  • No driving licence, passport for molesters in MP November 20, 2012

    Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that those indulging in molestation and sexual harassment will not be get driving licence, passport and other government facilities. The step is being taken to control the menace in the state, Chouhan said during a function at the Gwalior trade...
  • Charges framed in Keenan-Reuben case, trial from Nov 6 October 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Charges were framed against the accused in the Keenan-Reuben murder case on Tuesday. According to reports, the trial will start from November 6. 28-year-old Reuben Fernandez and 25-year-old Keenan Santos were killed by a group of four in October last year after they objected to misbehaviour with their women...
  • Punjab: Man killed by eve teaser for protecting daughter September 22, 2012

    Batala: A man was hacked to death by a youth while trying to protect his daughter from the eve teaser in the Kot Majlis village, police said on Saturday. Suman Kumar was brutally murdered by Sabi, who also resides in Kot Majlis village under Qila Lal Singh Police Station on...
  • Indore: Stabbed by eve-teasers, man dies at police station August 22, 2012

    In a shocking case of police apathy in Madhya Pradesh a young man, who was stabbed while trying to protect his sister from eve-teasers, bled to death in a police station with the policemen watching. He was denied medical aid as the police insisted on recording his statement first. ...
  • Jharkhand acid attack: Justice still eludes victim August 1, 2012

    Bokaro: Even as financial and medical help pours in for acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, justice still eludes her. It's just the beginning of a long battle ahead for her. As soon as she reached her hometown of Bokaro in Jharkhand, she went to meet the Bokaro Deputy Commissioner, demanding...
  • Sonali's plea to die exposes India's acid violence July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: They came in the dead of night, broke into her home as she slept and poured a cocktail of acids over her face - burning her skin, melting her eyelids, nose, mouth and ears, and leaving her partially deaf and almost blind. Her crime - she had spurned their...
  • Is the law too weak to help acid attack victim Sonali? July 17, 2012

    Twenty-seven-year-old Sonali Mukherjee has been running from pillar to post for the past nine years fighting for justice. She was attacked with acid when she spurned the advances of three men in her neighbourhood in her village in Dhanbad, the capital of Jharkhand. However, nine years on, justice still eludes...
  • Keenan-Reuben case: Will justice be delivered? July 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Amidst the national outrage over the Guwahati mob molestation incident, BJP Mahila Morcha National President Smriti Irani had said India was a nation of headline chasers. "The outrage lasts only till the headlines last," she had said. Her outburst finds resonance with Valerian Santos, the father of Keenan who was...
  • Jharkhand acid attack case: SC lawyer offers to fight for victim July 15, 2012

    Supreme Court lawyer Aparna Bhat, who filed the PIL in the Sonali Mukherjee acid attack case, says she is willing to help her for free. ...
  • Jharkhand: Justice eludes acid attack victim July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old victim of an acid attack has been struggling to get justice for the past nine years. All her pleas, however, have fallen on deaf ears and her perpetrators are roaming scot-free. The distraught girl has now demanded euthanasia as her family cannot meet her medical costs. Sonali...
  • Keenan-Reuben case: Court to frame charges today June 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Charges will be framed in the Keenan-Reuben murder case in the Bombay High Court on Friday. The two youngsters were stabbed to death by a mob in October in 2011 for fighting against sexual harassment. Four people were arrested for murder and sexual harassment and several others were booked for...
  • Keenan-Reuben case: Charges to be framed April 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Charges will be framed in the Keenan-Reuben murder case on Friday. The two youngsters were stabbed to death by a mob in October in 2011 for taking on eve-teasers. Four people were arrested for murder and eve teasing and several others were booked for rioting in the case. On October...
  • Unsafe Gurgaon: Two rapes in 48 hours March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after the Gurgaon police appeared to struggle to arrest the gang of six who have been accused of raping a 23-year-old woman close to the Sahara Mall, the swish township's reputation of modernity being just a facade for brute lawlessness is gathering strength. Most residents now believe...