Safety Of Women

  • Bangalore ATM attack: Is safety at ATMs a neglected issue? 20-11-2013 10:16 PM

    Even as a woman who was attacked by a machete wielding man inside an ATM in Bangalore on Tuesday continues to battle for her life, the Indian Banks' Association has said that rules are in place and the onus of providing security is on banks. ...
  • Watch: Public reactions on Bangalore ATM attack 20-11-2013 06:52 PM

    The shocking attack on a 44-year-old woman inside an ATM booth in Bangalore has raised questions over the security at public places. The attacker was caught on camera entering the booth and pulling down the shutter before he repeatedly attacked the woman with a machete. ...
  • She Taxi: Kerala government's pink and white all-women taxis 20-11-2013 09:28 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: An all-women taxi service has been launched by the Kerala government to ensure safe travel for women at all hours. These 24/7 'She Taxi' services are driven and owned by women. The white and pink taxis driven by women will be seen moving around Thiruvananthapuram soon. Owned and run...
  • Open dance bars to check crime against women: Esha Deol 18-09-2013 12:11 PM

    Raigarh: Actress Esha Deol has suggested opening of dance bars in India on the lines of Bangkok to curb rising crime against women. Talking to reporters here in Chhattisgarh last evening, the Bollywood actress said such a move will not only satisfy men but also ensure safety of women. Dance...
  • Mumbai gangrape: 'Education, strong law needed' 24-08-2013 06:24 PM

    The gangrape of a young photojournalist in Mumbai triggered an outrage across the country. Teachers in Kolkata said there was need for gender sensitivity and for this purpose it was necessary to have a strong law in the country. ...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Need to change mindset, say teachers 24-08-2013 06:10 PM

    The gangrape of a young photojournalist in Mumbai triggered an outrage across the country. Concerned over the incident, the teaching community have called for a change the mindset of the people. Teachers claim that gender discrimination was very much a part of our society claiming it can be witnessed even...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Journalists urge Governor to enhance security 24-08-2013 05:47 PM

    Mumbai: A group of Mumbai-based journalists urged Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to enhance security for women journalists in the city following the gangrape of a 22-year-old photojournalist on Thursday and demanded stringent action against the five youth accused in the case. On Friday, the Maharashtra government had said it would...
  • Delhi: Two cops suspended for misbehaving with NE students of DU 22-08-2013 03:10 AM

    New Delhi: Two Delhi Police sub-inspectors were on Wednesday suspended for allegedly misbehaving with two North East students of Delhi University after they were found travelling without tickets in a DTC bus, police said. The incident took place when the two students were on their way to Satyawati college in...
  • Kolkata not safe for women, says TV anchor who was molested 24-07-2013 08:59 PM

    The TV anchor who was allegedly molested near Howrah Station has claimed that she no longer feels safe in Kolkata. "Nobody is prepared for something like this. I can't even think of it. It is shameful on the government's part, that such a situation has arisen," the woman said. The...
  • Dubai: Norwegian woman alleges rape, fights jail sentence 20-07-2013 06:45 PM

    Dubai: A Norwegian woman sentenced to 16 months in jail in Dubai for having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape said she decided to speak out in hopes of drawing attention to the risks of outsiders misunderstanding the Islamic-influenced legal codes in this cosmopolitan city. The case...
  • Tamil Nadu: Woman, daughter wounded in acid attack 18-07-2013 03:16 AM

    Chennai: A dispute over a property turned violent in Tamil Nadu Wednesday as a 24-year-old man attacked a woman neighbour and her daughter with acid injuring both of them, said police. The accused has been arrested. The acid attack comes a day after the central government laid down stringent norms...
  • Delhi: Two labourers arrested for gangrape of domestic help 09-07-2013 02:27 AM

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old Nepali domestic help was allegedly gang-raped by two labourers working in the area when she was sleeping in the open in the bungalow where she worked, police said on Monday. Both the culprits have been arrested. "The victim, who started working three days ago as a...
  • Dec 16 gangrape: Bus owner to be examined as witness today 04-07-2013 12:15 AM

    New Delhi: The owner of the bus, in which a 23-year-old girl was gangraped by six persons on December 16 last year, was on Wednesday directed by a special court here to be produced as a prosecution witness to find out who he had handed over the custody of the...
  • December 16 gangrape: Cops want bus owner as witness 02-07-2013 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday urged a special court here hearing the Dec 16, 2012, gangrape case to call as witness the owner of the bus in which the 23-year-old woman was brutalised. Filing an application before Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna, police sought to call as witness Dinesh...
  • Manipal student gangrape: Survivor in 'state of trauma' 30-06-2013 01:45 AM

    Udupi: The 22-year old medical student from Kerala who was kidnapped and gangraped at nearby Manipal more than a week ago was in a "state of trauma" and not in a position to speak about the incident now, chief of Kerala Women's Commission KC Rosakutty said on Saturday. The survivor...
  • West Bengal: CJI for strict action for crimes against women 30-06-2013 12:45 AM

    Kolkata: In the wake of the recent spate of crimes against women in West Bengal, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked the administration to deal firmly with the cases and ensure proper investigation of the crimes. "As long as the administration is not strictly dealing with such...
  • Three men allegedly gangrape medical student in Udupi 21-06-2013 10:15 PM

    Udupi: A medical student was allegedly sexually assaulted in Udupi, Karnataka on Friday. The 22-year-old medical student from Manipal University was kidnapped and allegedly gangraped by three men. No arrests have been yet made in the case. More details are awaited. ...
  • Move to ban lingerie-clad mannequins in Mumbai is absurd: Rina Dhaka 30-05-2013 03:22 PM

    The Shiv Sena-led BMC has, in principle, accepted a proposal to ban display of lingerie on mannequins in Mumbai. They say that such displays excite men, thereby endangering the safety of women. Fashion designer Rina Dhaka joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. Is the ban on...
  • A month after Delhi gangrape, women across India feel unsafe 16-01-2013 03:42 PM

    Women demanded that a strict law be brought in place to make them feel secure. ...
  • 10 points for Justice Verma to keep women safe

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    Dear Justice Verma, The outrage will not stop until steps are taken. The politicians have failed. The justice system of India needs to take ...

  • State Diary: Suddenly, all is not well in Modi-land 10-03-2008 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: By ending their 10-match win-less streak against England in the first one-dayer at Hyderabad, Team India once again exhibited their invincibility at home, to the dismay of the opposition. The depleted Team India, which is without the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma and Zaheer Khan,...