SAFETY

  • Take a Nap Campaign Yesterday

    In the demand for a true democracy, issues of women's safety and reclamation of public spaces have driven huge outcries. Citizen Journalist Jasmeen Patheja shows how taking a nap can be a reason for mounting queries and head-scratching. Shylaja Varma reports ...
  • Citizen Journalist Road Safety Special April 13, 2015

    Citizen Journalist Road Safety Special ...
  • Penal provisions in Road Safety Bill diluted: Do our laws need to be stricter? March 31, 2015

    India is home to highest number of road accident related deaths in the world with 1.38 lakh deaths were reported in 2013. The Supreme Court on Monday said, "Drivers feel they are the 'Emperors of all they survey'. The pedestrians think of uncertainty and civilized persons drive in constant fear....
  • Bengaluru: CJ Priya Varadarajan fight for women's safety February 19, 2015

    With women's safety becoming an important issue, Bengaluru has taken a step to make the city safer for women. Priya Varadarajan turns Citizen Journalist tells about the government buses in the city which will be fitted with an innovative alarm system. ...
  • Is women safety not a priority? February 9, 2015

    The latest statistics of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) states that every day 93 women are reported as having been raped in India, which shows that despite of countless vigil marches, "promises" to focus on women security and continuous ranting by us, women in India remain unsafe and the country...
  • 'If I were FM, I will allocate more funds for women safety' February 2, 2015

    Preparations are underway to present the annual Union Budget in Parliament, Madhubassini, who lives away from her family in Chennai feels a lot needs to be done for women safety. "The money allocated in previous budgets to the Nirbhaya Fund has not led to safer roads and public places for...
  • 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. ...
  • Women's safety remains key issue for Delhiites in Assembly elections January 5, 2015

    After almost a year of President's rule, Delhi is gearing up for another round of elections. Unsafe roads, pollution, powerless homes, rising prices are some of the issues Delhiites want to be addressed by their leaders. But women's safety tops every list. Delhi Police statistics say that rape happens...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Making Indian roads safer by keeping untrained drivers off the road December 19, 2014

    The new draft of the Road Safety and Transport Bill suggests a unified driving licensing system and automated driving tests. There are nearly 950 RTO's in the country. Modernizing, operating and maintaining them will cost approximately 1000 crores per year. Seems like a high price but not as high as...
  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer December 18, 2014

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • No security check at Mumbai school: Survey December 18, 2014

    No security check at second Mumbai school surveyed by CNN-IBN. The team spent 5 hours inside a Mumbai school only to realise that many government safety norms were being violated. ...
  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata December 18, 2014

    The Abhinav Bharati High school in Kolkata has no guards standing outside its main gate. But one has to sign a register before entering the school premises stating one's details. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Self Defence December 16, 2014

    CJ Mrigangika gives tips for self defence to girls while in threat. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show December 16, 2014

    Watch the latest episode of the Citizen Journalist Show. ...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Chennai: Men stare, stalk undercover reporter in jeans in broad daylight December 15, 2014

    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....
  • 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. ...
  • Transport Minister Gadkari rides scooter without helmet: Do politicians consider themselves above the law? October 28, 2014

    Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on two different instances was caught on camera riding a scooter without a helmet while visiting the RSS leadership and earlier with his wife after casting vote for Nagpur Muncipal Corporation. ...
  • Bangalore: Need a charter for safety of children in schools, says BPAC CEO October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore International School Association head said that there is a need for schools to look into not just curriculum, but also safety. "Need to work on a charter for safety of children in schools," said CEO of BPAC. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 29, 2014

    We bring you stories that citizens' send us from around the country. ...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • Preethi Herman on petitions that Change.org has received on road safety June 10, 2014

    In the last few years we have seen 100s of petitions on road safety across the country and lakhs of people supporting it. ...