RAPE

  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer 4 days ago

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • Two years on, not a penny spent from Nirbhaya fund: report 5 days ago

    Even two years after the government had announced Nirbhaya fund for the benefit of women in distress, not a penny has been spent from the fund, said report. Ranjana Kumari, Director of Centre for Social Research, said, "The UPA in spite of the fact that they promised Rs 1000 crore...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    "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 Reddi. ...
  • Chennai is relatively safer, says resident 5 days ago

    Chennai students tell CNN-IBN how safe Chennai is. "Chennai is relatively safer. Harassment incidents not reported often," says a resident. ...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety 6 days ago

    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....
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident 6 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...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice 6 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 6 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Are Mumbaikars sensitive to women? 6 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 6 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 not 100 per cent safe for women, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 1 week 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 1 week 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...
  • Are our police and hospitals sensitised enough? 1 week 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...
  • Working professionals question women's safety in Delhi 1 week ago

    Three working professionals narrate their tale of harassment on the streets of Delhi. They also questioned the government on why there were not enough streetlights, patrolling being done. ...
  • Chennai: Men stare, stalk undercover reporter in jeans in broad daylight 1 week ago

    In a small experiment, an undercover reporter takes to the Ranganathan street, one of the busiest markets in Chennai, to do a status check of women's safety on the roads. "It is 11 in the morning and most shops have just opened. I am wearing a long top and jeans....
  • Youngsters stage mock harassment to see who stands up for women in DTC buses 1 week ago

    A group of young theatre artists have come together to gauge Delhi's response to harassment in DTC buses. They stage mock harassment incidents to see who stands up to fight for women. ...
  • 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha December 14, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Shiv Sena-BJP Maharashtra government, Delhi rape, Grammy awards and Arvind Kejriwal's visit to Dubai and New York in business class. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case December 14, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case. Cyrus talks about the flawed justice system and the blame game. ...
  • Delhi rape: Chennai authorities start cab drivers' verification December 12, 2014

    After the Delhi rape case, Chennai Police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • 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...
  • Delhi rape: Accused's previous conduct will be considered, says Delhi Police Chief December 10, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi said that the number of helplines in control rooms had been increased after the Delhi rape. "Accused's previous conduct will also be considered. Will remind the court that the accused is a repeat offender," said Bassi. ...
  • Hyderabad becomes second city to ban all operations of Uber December 10, 2014

    After Delhi, Hyderabad has become the second city to ban all operations of Uber. This decision came after the Centre asked states to stop operations of all unregistered cabs with immediate effect. ...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver a serial offender, says police December 9, 2014

    "In 2003, 2006 and 2013 Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested and chargesheet filed. He is a criminal and has been at home for a year," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri talking about the accused in the Delhi rape case. ...
  • Nirbhaya to Veera: Has anything changed on the ground in 2 years? December 9, 2014

    After the horrific December 16, 2012 gangrape of a paramedical student by six men in a moving bus in Delhi to the recent rape incident by a cab driver in Delhi has anything changed on ground, a question that still need an answer. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver booked in several other cases in the last 8 years December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. ...
  • News 360: Delhi rape accused faces many cases of sexual assault December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In 2011, Yadav spent...
  • Government, Police or Cab provider: Where does the onus lie? December 8, 2014

    The Delhi government on Monday banned all operations by private cab service provider Uber with immediate effect and blacklisted it from providing any transport service in the city in the wake of the alleged rape incident. ...