CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

  • Uber resumes services in Delhi despite pending taxi licence approval 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Uber cab resumed services in New Delhi despite the ban and without the license approval on Saturday. The Uber mobile application is functioning and providing cabs throughout the capital. The application was reportedly not working till Friday. Transport department sources told CNN-IBN that the taxi service still remains banned...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Tripura: Father held for trying to bury daughter January 17, 2015

    Agartala: A man was arrested on the charge of his attempt to bury alive his nine-year old daughter at Putia in Sipahijala district of Tripura, police on Saturday said. When Abul Hussain was forcibly trying to bury her daughter Rukshena in a pit in the...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US January 17, 2015

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively with...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim firm on her stand January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman, who was raped allegedly by the driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, on Friday stood firm on her stand in a Delhi court that it was the accused who had sexually assaulted her in December, 2014. The woman executive, who appeared in the court wearing...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Eyewitness identifies accused in court January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: An eyewitness on Monday identified in a Delhi court the six accused who had allegedly gangraped a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife point in January 2014. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Shivji Singh, who was working as a gardener with Indian Railways, told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Men gangrape, murder 30-year-old woman in south Delhi January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman employed with an export company was allegedly gangraped and murdered and her body dumped in a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) nursery in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. The incident comes almost a month after rape of a 27-year-old woman executive by the driver of a popular...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Three men allegedly gangraped a minor in Ghaziabad on her way back from evening tuitions January 8, 2015

    Ghaziabad: A 16-year-old girl from Ghaziabad was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three men in Noida on Wednesday evening. The minor, a class 10 student, was on her way back from tuition when she was allegedly picked up by three men in a Scorpio. She was thereafter allegedly taken to Noida,...
  • 6th accused arrested in gangrape of Japanese tourist in Gaya January 6, 2015

    Gaya: A sixth accused has been arrested in Kolkata on Tuesday in the alleged gangrape of the Japanese tourist in Gaya district of Bihar and will be produced in court. The accused was arrested after police questioned the other five accused who were arrested last week. The men posed as...
  • Delhi demands: Women are referred as mothers, daughters but not citizens, says Sheila Dikshit January 5, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in an interaction with CNN-IBN demanded equal rights for women in society. ...
  • Five arrested in connection with gangrape of Japanese tourist January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: A test identification parade would be held by the Kolkata Police for the Japanese tourist, who was allegedly confined and gang raped for over a month in Bihar's Gaya district. A top police official said on Sunday that five persons were arrested in connection with the gangrape - three in...
  • Badaun minor rape: Minister says government can't be blamed for rising crimes against women in the state January 4, 2015

    Kanpur: Days after a minor girl was allegedly gangraped by two policemen in Badaun, a shocking statement came out from the Uttar Pradesh government about rising crimes in the states. State's Child and Woman Welfare Minister Aruna Kori on Saturday said that the government cannot be blamed for rising crimes...
  • Japanese woman rape: Tourism Minister calls it a shameful incident, says it's a dent on India's image January 4, 2015

    Gaya: Days after a Japanese tourist was allegedly raped by five men in Gaya, Union Tourism Minister said that the shameful incident is a dent on India's image. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said that he would take up the case with the Home Ministry as soon as possible. He also said...
  • UP: Special Task Force has been roped in the Badaun minor rape case January 3, 2015

    A day after the shocking news broke of a minor allegedly gangraped by 2 policemen in Badaun, the state's police force has swung into action. "After a detailed probe, a case was registered. We have now made teams, STF has been roped in," said ADG HC Awasthi. ...
  • Cases of crimes against women must be fast-tracked: Delhi Police Commissioner January 3, 2015

    The national capital has witnessed an 18 per cent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013. According to the Delhi Police, the number of rape cases has increased by 31 per cent. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "We have to create a capacity among women...
  • Bihar: Two arrested for raping Japanese girl in Gaya January 3, 2015

    Gaya: A Japanese research scholar was allegedly abducted and raped by five men in Bihar's Gaya district. The accused have been arrested on Friday by a joint team of Kolkata and Gaya Police. "A joint team of Kolkata and Gaya Police arrested two brothers Zahir and Shahid from their house...
  • Delhi witnesses steep rise in crime against women January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi witnessed a steep rise in crime against women in 2014 with the number of rape cases growing by more than 30 per cent while cases of molestation registering a jump of around 25 per cent as compared to 2013. The analysis of the...
  • Akhilesh Yadav needs to do take staps to tackle lawlessness in UP: DCW Chairperson January 2, 2015

    DCW Chairperson Barkha Shukla said that the condition of women was bad in Uttar Pradesh. Talking about the alleged rape of a 14-year-old by policemen, Shukla said that CM Akhilesh Yadav needed to do something about the shameful situation. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two policemen suspended for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Badaun January 2, 2015

    Badaun: In yet another case of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, two police officers have been suspended over charges of raping a 14-year-old girl. The complaint was filed by the mother of the victim alleging gangrape by the two policemen. "They dragged my niece into the car, took her to a room...
  • Women employees 'strip searched' in a Kochi firm, 3 booked January 1, 2015

    Kochi: Three women staff of a surgical gloves manufacturing company here have been booked for allegedly conducting strip search of more than 30 women employees to find out who left a used sanitary napkin in a washroom. Police on Thursday said they have registered cases against the three women staff under...
  • Tollywood actress alleges molestation December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A Tollywood actress has alleged molestation by unidentified man near her house in Kolkata. In her police complaint, the actress has stated that someone tried to grab her while she was entering her house. On protesting, the attacker fled the scene with her mobile phone. Police have registered a case and...
  • Status check at Delhi's night shelters finds sexual crimes rampant, many homeless lack blankets December 29, 2014

    As Delhi gets its season's coldest day, CNN-IBN does a status check on the homeless in Delhi and finds the sexual crimes are rampant at these shelters and many of people are lack of blankets. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Best photos and videos in 2014 December 29, 2014

    In 2014, Women who broke the conspiracy of silence, turned Citizen Journalists to report abuse, harassment and injustice and sent the messages of zero tolerance from across the country and continued to upload pictures through out the year. Here is a collection of the best CJ pictures and videos of...
  • Telangana: Rise in rape, molestation cases in 2014 December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cases of molestation ('outraging modesty') and rape increased in Telangana in 2014 compared with the previous year, though the overall crime graph showed a minuscule 0.41 per cent decline. "The overall crime situation is under control. A total of 93,392 cognisable cases have been reported in 2014 compared with...
  • Strong action must be taken against rapists: Nirbhaya's mother December 29, 2014

    "The crime was so brutal but still we didn't get justice. I appeal to people to stand together and raise their voices against the crimes which are happening against women and children," said Nirbhaya's mother. ...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve December 29, 2014

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Rajnath Singh advocates online monitoring of sale of acid December 27, 2014

    Lucknow: Voicing concern over increasing incidents of acid attacks on women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said an online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to check such incidents. "An online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to put an effective check over such incidents," Singh...