Nirbhaya

  • From tandoor to Latur, no security for women, says Modi 09-04-2014 05:54 PM

    Latur: The Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has attacked the Congress leadership over the death of a youth Congress worker in Latur of Maharashtra. "I ask Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi what they have done for women's security. The old timers would remember there was a powerful...
  • Modi takes jibe at Congress, calls Delhi a rape capital 01-04-2014 09:02 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed three election rallies in Madhya Pradesh. His first rally was scheduled in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh after which went to Madhya Pradesh to conduct three rallies in Shahdol, Rewa and Jabalpur. Heavy security arrangements have been made...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • Woman in ad on Nirbhaya Fund shocked, to sue Kerala government 21-02-2014 01:46 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The "Nirbhaya Keralam Surakshitha Keralam" project of the state government to ensure the dignity and safety of women inaugurated by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has run into a controversy. Daisy Sunny, a mother of two is planning to file a defamation case as her photo was featured in the...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet 19-02-2014 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday promised additional Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund in the interim Budget 2014. But members of the Nirbhaya task force allege that the existing funds are not being utilised at all. They say nothing has been done to empower women's safety...
  • Nirbhaya Fund gets additional Rs 1,000 crore in Budget 17-02-2014 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday allocated an additional Rs 1,000 crore to the Nirbhaya Fund for the safety and empowerment of women. "In order to make it clear that the (Nirbhaya) fund will be a prominent fund, I intend to declare the grant of Rs 1,000 crore...
  • Bihar: Patna women rush to book Nirbeheek revolver 23-01-2014 11:40 AM

    Patna: There is a massive rush among the women in Bihar's capital Patna to own a Nirbheek, a new revolver designed specifically for women by the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur. Till now 400 women in Patna have applied for Nirbheek, which has been named after the December 16, 2012...
  • Nirbheek, a lightweight revolver for women to hit market in Feb 13-01-2014 05:12 PM

    Over a year after the brutal Delhi gangrape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur has come out with 'Nirbheek', a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. With its nomenclature inspired by 'Nirbhaya', the 500-g revolver is light and can be kept...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles 02-01-2014 11:09 PM

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting...
  • Music round-up: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves 22-12-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is...
  • CJ Show: A conversation with Braveheart’s parents 15-12-2013 03:55 PM

    A year after the grisly Delhi rape incident, Nirbhaya's parents talk to CNN-IBN's senior editor Anubha Bhonsle on what it's like to loose a daughter. They also remember her final days in hospital and appeal for justice to Nirbhaya. ...
  • CJ Show: A tribute to Delhi’s Braveheart 15-12-2013 03:33 PM

    Ahead of the first anniversary of the horrific gang-rape of Nirbhaya, CJ's dedicate this song as a tribute to the braveheart who lost her life after battling a sexual assault on Dec 16, 2012 in the capital. This musical tribute was composed by CJ Krishna Vijay along with his friends...
  • CJ Show: Agenda for Change 15-12-2013 03:13 PM

    A year after the horrific Delhi gang-rape, CJ speaks to the parents of the Braveheart and many other women to find out if anything has changed on the ground. We also have stories of women who fought sexual harassment at work and on the streets. All this and much more...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomes the death penalty for the four accused in Delhi gangrape case 13-09-2013 05:37 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Friday, welcomed the death penalty for the four accused in Delhi gangrape case and said it will act as a deterrent against such heinous crimes. "Death sentence for the guilty in Nirbhaya case served the requirement of justice. It shall act as...
  • 6 months after announcement, Nirbhaya fund still remains only on paper 25-08-2013 03:02 PM

    New Delhi: As another gangrape in Mumbai shocks the country, questions are being raised on the status of 1000 crore Nirbhaya fund announced by the Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his budget speech. The opposition and women rights activists have questioned the delay in creating the corpus. The government had...
  • Make rape punishable by death, demand Delhi braveheart's parents 25-08-2013 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: The recent incident of gangrape in Mumbai has shocked the nation and sparked off protests throughout the nation similar to the ones in December 2012 after the brutal gangrape in the national capital. Recalling the horrific incident that took the lives of their daughter, the parents of the...
  • Nirbhaya fund with FM, will soon roll out schemes: Krishna Tirath 24-08-2013 03:45 PM

    Soon after the gangrape of a paramedical student in Delhi in December, the government had announced a Nirbhaya fund. Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has said that the schemes for women will be rolled out soon once they are approved by the concerned ministries. "The Nirbhaya fund is...
  • Govt seeks Parliament's approval for additional Rs 7,500 crore spending 23-08-2013 01:31 PM

    The government on Friday sought Parliament's approval to spend an additional Rs 7,500 crore including Rs 1,000 crore for setting up of 'Nirbhaya Fund' for safety of women and a similar amount for women's bank. The first batch of supplementary demands for grants for 2013-14 involving an additional expenditure of...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Accused move HC against day-to-day trial 05-04-2013 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: Two out of the four accused in the December 16 gangrape on Friday approached the Delhi High Court against the special court order dismissing their plea for trial to be held on alternate days instead of day-to-day basis. On March 28, the special court had dismissed their plea...
  • Delhi gangrape accused claims threat to life in Tihar jail 04-04-2013 09:06 PM

    New Delhi: One of the four adult accused in the December 16 gangrape case on Thursday alleged before a special court that he is receiving life threats in Tihar jail from a police constable who is continuously abusing him. After being permitted by the court to speak, Akshay Singh, his...