Safety

  • Of Modi, Rahul, Ambedkar and women

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Last week, Narendra Modi, just like Rahul Gandhi some weeks ago, was all over the media assuring people that his party will make India safer...

  • Power of 49: Women demand more public safety 14-04-2014 08:06 PM

    Women are demanding more safety and security as there's been an increase in the number of rape, molestation cases. ...
  • AAP unveils Mumbai manifesto, vows to decriminalise gay sex 10-04-2014 09:23 PM

    Mumbai: Decriminalisation of gay sex by repealing section 377 of IPC, bringing more women officers in police force and "zero tolerance" towards crimes against women are some of the promises made by Aam Aadmi Party which on Thursday unveiled its Mumbai-centric "sankalp patra". "Mumbai is special(in itself),"activist-turned-politician and AAP's candidate...
  • Safety, stability, inflation: Issues women voters in Delhi 10-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Security, inflation and stable government remained predominant issues weighing on women voters' minds in the national capital, which witnessed brisk polling on Thursday for seven of the Lok Sabha constituencies in New Delhi. Women electorate from all walks of life and belonging to different communities queued up at polling booths...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • CJ Show: What do ordinary women think about safety in Delhi? 25-03-2014 12:41 PM

    What do ordinary women think about safety in Delhi? This is a collaborative report by Citizen Journalist and Youth Ki Awaaz. ...
  • Toyota's $1.2 billion settlement may be model for US probe into GM 20-03-2014 01:34 PM

    Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how US authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors Co. The settlement between the Justice Department and Toyota includes an admission by...
  • CJ Show: No Holi for cops as they stand guard for the safety of revelers 17-03-2014 10:18 AM

    What does Holi mean for the police personnel who stand on duty even as the country ushers in celebrations? CJ's Runjhun Sharma finds out. ...
  • Delhi's women helpline to be disconnected, Sheila attacks Kejriwal 04-03-2014 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: A women's safety helpline set up by former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit following the brutal gangrape of a young medical student in December 2012, is now being disconnected. Dikshit said she was disappointed to see the way this helpline was being handled. "I'm extremely pained and disappointed....
  • Congress stages walkout from Chattisgarh Assembly over rape of minor tribal girls 20-02-2014 08:02 PM

    Opposition Congress on Thursday staged awalkout from the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly whileaccusing the state government of its "failure" to ensuresecurity of girl inmates of the state-run residential schoolsand hostels. Congress MLA Shankar Dhruva raised the issue of the rapeof minor tribal girls in a government-run residential schoolat Jhaliyamari Village in...
  • India 4th most dangerous country for journalists 19-02-2014 04:34 PM

    One hundred and thirty-four journalists and media support staff were killed while on reporting assignments last year, with India fourth on the list of countries with the most number of deaths, the London-based International News Safety Institute (INSI) said on Tuesday. Most of those killed were targeted deliberately. Of these,...
  • 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...
  • CCTVs and the move to make Indian cities safer across states

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The arrest of Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal has served to highlight the increasing role played by CCTV footage in terror investigations. Not only has...

  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges PM to convene meeting of CMs on Food Safety Act 29-01-2014 07:47 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding that implementation of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 be kept in abeyance until issues concerning its provisions are resolved and also urged him to convene a meeting of all chief ministers at the...
  • Asha Mirje's remarks should be taken as a grandmother's advice: Supriya Sule 29-01-2014 06:12 PM

    Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule said on Wednesday that one should not read much into the remarks made by Maharashtra Women Commission member and party colleague Asha Mirje on rape as she was talking like any grandmother would. Talking to CNN-IBN, Sule said, "She was talking like a grandmother...
  • CJ Subhash highlights lack of road safety measures in Noida 19-01-2014 07:54 PM

    CJ Subhash Sharma, a young office goer in Noida is concerned about lack of road safety measures in his city. He has turned a CJ to report the issue. ...
  • CJ Show: Lack of pedestrian safety in Delhi 19-01-2014 07:42 PM

    CJ's Amitabh Kumar and Rohit Negi highlight the lack of pedestrian safety in the capital. They had earlier uploaded their videos on ibncj.com about how pedestrians in the city are finding it difficult and risky to cross the road. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 18-01-2014 03:43 PM

    On this week's Citizen Journalist show, your videos, pictures and issues. Watch out for our web special episode tonight at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Car safety: Must-have essentials for your car 14-01-2014 12:42 PM

    Keeping a flashlight in the glove box can really come in handy. Drivers can use the flashlight to illuminate nighttime tire changes or engine checks. Learn about other car safety essentials by taking a look at the infographic below: ...
  • Delhi: New courts, special security cells to ensure women safety 06-01-2014 04:43 PM

    The Delhi Government will set up new courts and appoint new judges to ensure that cases of crime against women are disposed of within six months besides setting up special security cells for their protection. In his address to the Delhi Assembly, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung said, "A matter of...
  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety 05-01-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat feels there is a strong need to address women's safety and security. "Right now as we speak, there's a woman suffering abuse! Every minute we don't do something, effects the life of a woman!" Mallika tweeted Sunday. Mallika, who has featured in movies like 'Murder'...
  • Microsoft launches Guardian women's safety app for Windows Phone 26-12-2013 04:03 PM

    Hyderabad: Microsoft India said it is introducing Guardian, a new safety application, available exclusively for Windows Phone users in India. Incidents such as 'Nirbhaya' prompted the global IT giant to come out with an app aiming at protecting women, Microsoft IT India Managing Director Raj Biyani said. Explaining its features,...
  • CJ Show: Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel unsafe at night 22-12-2013 04:45 PM

    The lack of safe public transport post sunset has unnerved many working women in Thiruvananthapuram. They feel that the city is unsafe and unfriendly for them. ...
  • Syria most dangerous country for media in 2013, 126 dead worldwide: Report 21-12-2013 02:07 PM

    A total of 126 journalists and other media workers around the world have died on the job this year, with Syria the most dangerous place to work for the second year in a row, the International News Safety Institute said on Friday. That was 21 fewer than last year, but...
  • Take all necessary steps to ensure safety of women: Vasundhara Raje tells officials 21-12-2013 08:23 AM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday directed government officials to ensure safety of women in the state. She asked the officials to take swift and stern action in cases of atrocities against women. Following her directions, a meeting chaired by the officiating chief secretary was held on Friday in...
  • December 16 gangrape: Where is the change, ask women as safety remains key issue 15-12-2013 12:01 PM

    The brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old exactly a year ago had led to massive public outcry with thousands of people pouring out on streets in rage forcing Parliament to enact a new anti-rape law but nothing much has changed when it comes to safety of women in the capital....
  • Watch: Tips and tricks of self defence for women 12-12-2013 11:46 AM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape and murder of a student in Delhi but even a year later the safety of women still remains a big concern. Payal Aggarwal, a resident of Delhi and a martial arts expert, turns citizen journalist to give you some easy tips...
  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: Supreme Court 05-12-2013 03:25 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday urged state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment. The observation by an apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice AK Sikri came after taking note of Uttar...