CRIMES

  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind arrested January 18, 2015

    A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah with an active call centre with 17...
  • 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. ...
  • Delhi polls: Law and order a key issue as there are only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people January 8, 2015

    Only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people in Delhi shows the woeful imbalance which can be one of the reasons behind over 100 per cent increase in murders and robberies within a year. Records show that over 70 per cent of cases in the national capital are unsolved, even 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    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 December 17, 2014

    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 December 17, 2014

    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 December 16, 2014

    "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. ...
  • Freedom should have certain limits, feel worried mothers December 16, 2014

    Worried mothers feel that freedom should have certain limits. "Girls should not wear revealing clothes and should definitely not travel late night," feels one particular mother. ...
  • Chennai is relatively safer, says resident December 16, 2014

    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 December 16, 2014

    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 December 16, 2014

    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...
  • Watch: No city for women December 15, 2014

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Are Mumbaikars sensitive to women? December 15, 2014

    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 December 15, 2014

    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 December 15, 2014

    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 December 15, 2014

    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...
  • Watch: How safe is Bengaluru for women December 15, 2014

    A woman turned CJ for CNN-IBN to find out how safe is Bangaluru for women. She was stared at, followed by men in broad daylight. "This is the street just off the busy Cunningham Road in the heart of Bengaluru. I work here and have to take this road every...
  • Watch: Jantar Mantar in Delhi remains epicentre of Delhi gangrape protests December 15, 2014

    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. ...
  • Foreign national narrates harassment instances in Jaipur December 15, 2014

    If Indian women feel unsafe in the country, the scene is even more difficult for foreign nationals. "Men stare at me constantly, misbehave with me," Loredana Chifu who lives in Jaipur narrates her experiences. ...
  • Are our police and hospitals sensitised enough? December 15, 2014

    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...
  • Delhi streets any safer after December 16 gangrape? December 15, 2014

    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 December 15, 2014

    People from various cities speak up about the safety of women after the horrific December 16 gangrape in Delhi. ...