RAPES

  • SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to Manorama's mother 7 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama, who was killed by Assam Rifles personnel in 2004. A bench comprising justices T S Thakur and P C Ghosh said that the compensation amount has to be...
  • Two years on, not a penny spent from Nirbhaya fund: report Yesterday

    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...
  • Tamil Nadu: Class X student arrested for alleged rape, murder of minor girl in Vellore Yesterday

    Chennai: The police have arrested a class 10th student in the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The accused was hiding in Hosur town of Krishnagiri district and is being bought to Vellore for further investigations. The motive of the crime is not...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses 2 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 2 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. ...
  • IIT Guwahati dean accused of raping office assistant held 2 days ago

    Guwahati: The dean of academic affairs at the IIT here has been arrested for allegedly raping an office assistant, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. "A case was registered against IIT Guwahati Professor Alok Kumar Ghosal at the Panbazar Women police station here...He was brought to the police station for...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education 2 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 2 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 2 days ago

    Chennai students tell CNN-IBN how safe Chennai is. "Chennai is relatively safer. Harassment incidents not reported often," says a resident. ...
  • Rapist's life should be ruined; harsh measures can be effective deterrents: Kajol 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A couple of years back on this day a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was sexually assaulted and beaten by four men in a moving bus. While the brutality of the December 16 gangrape shocked the nation, it also made thousands of people across all age groups to step out,...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety 2 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....
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore 2 days ago

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety 2 days ago

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...
  • It is discouraging to see how India is projected internationally: John Abraham on rising crime against women 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Two years since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old in New Delhi, nothing much changed. Cases of crime against women continue to make headlines, and put forth the need for the government to do everything possible to ensure the city is safe for women. It is high...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident 2 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 2 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...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's friend calls December 16 case a crime against society 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The sole witness to the horrific, barbaric gangrape and murderous assault on a 23-year-old woman on the night on December 16, 2012 holds the society responsible for the tragedy and says such incidents are crimes against the entire humanity. The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six...
  • Watch: No city for women 3 days ago

    Two years since the gruesome Nirbhaya gangrape case, have any lessons been learnt? Here is the report. ...
  • Are Mumbaikars sensitive to women? 3 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 3 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. ...
  • She still asks me how others like her will get justice: December 16 gangarape victim's father 3 days ago

    New Delhi: "They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?" says the father of December 16 gangarape victim as he fights back tears while remembering his daughter whose brutal rape and murder two years ago shook the nation's conscience. Referring to the recent incident where an...
  • Delhi not 100 per cent safe for women, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 3 days 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 3 days 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? 3 days 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...
  • Despite ban, medical books continue to propagate two-finger test to detect rape 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Medical examination of rape survivors has been in question for a long time. Especially the two-finger test which involves the doctor inserting two or more fingers in the vagina of the rape survivor to test for the presence of hymen and the laxity of the vagina. For long, the...
  • Uber effect: India to boost women taxi drivers 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The alleged rape of a woman passenger by an Uber taxi driver once again spotlights the risks of country's transport system, which fails to keep women safe. One solution: Taxis driven by women for women. In 2013, the southern state of Kerala launched 'She Taxis', a fleet of 40...
  • Death for rapists not wrong in certain cases, says TV actor Anup Soni on Delhi gangrape case 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student on the night of December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi shocked the nation and brought it to a standstill. Chill runs down the spine whenever one reads about the sheer brutality inflicted upon the 23-year-old victim by six...
  • Working professionals question women's safety in Delhi 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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. ...