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  • Haryana: One more arrested in gangrape of woman, murder of child 3 days ago

    Rewari (Haryana): One more person was arrested on Sunday in connection with the case wherein a 25-year-old migrant woman was allegedly gangraped and sold to a man while her three-year-old child was strangulated to death here, police said. The accused has been identified as Dayachand, a resident of Bhagana village of...
  • Not allowing woman to enter kitchen isn't cruelty: Delhi court 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has discharged the sister-in-law of a woman of dowry harassment charge, saying the allegations of being "rough and rude" and "not allowing her to enter kitchen" do not amount to cruelty. District and Sessions Judge Ina Malhotra upheld the magisterial court's order that had charged...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cabs suspends its services in national capital 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In the latest development in Delhi rape case Uber cabs has suspended its services in Delhi on Thursday evening. Earlier in the week the Delhi government had issued a notification banning the Uber cabs in Delhi-NCR after one of its driver was arrested for raping a 25-year-old women....
  • Delhi rape: Accused Shiv Kumar Yadav sent to jail till December 24 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Court has sent the Uber cab driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav accused of raping a 25-year-old woman, in judicial custody till December 24. The accused was produced in a Delhi court on Thursday evening. Meanwhile, the company's Asia Pacific head was grilled by the Delhi Police on Wednesday. He was...
  • Built as a tribute to Delhi gangrape braveheart, Nirbheek revolver gives confidence to women 6 days ago

    New Delhi: 'Diamonds are a woman's best friend' has been an age-old saying, but have the women found a new friend? 'Yes', says Seema Kharbanda who was among the first few women who bought the Nirbheek revolver to ensure their safety. Launched a year after the brutal gangrape of 23-year-old paramedic...
  • Government, Police or Cab provider: Where does the onus lie? December 8, 2014

    The Delhi government on Monday banned all operations by private cab service provider Uber with immediate effect and blacklisted it from providing any transport service in the city in the wake of the alleged rape incident. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 8, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Gurgaon rape case a shameful incident, says Rajnath Singh December 8, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by a Uber cab driver in Gurgaon. Singh said, "This was a shameful incident. There has to be a perceptional change when it comes to matter like this." ...
  • Jaipur: 70-year-old woman paraded half-naked on donkey over property dispute December 8, 2014

    Jaipur: A 70-year-old woman has alleged that she was tortured and paraded half-naked on a donkey by relatives who wanted to grab her property at Kameri-Chouhan village in Bhilwara district, police said. The FIR was filed by Haribai Gujjar, a widow, with the Raipur Police station in Bhilwara district on Saturday...
  • How safe are radio cabs? December 7, 2014

    In yet another case of crime against women, a cab driver allegedly raped a woman working in a Gurgaon MNC on Friday. The driver, who was working for Uber taxi services, allegedly threatened the woman against reporting the incident. CNN-IBN asks how radio cabs are safe for women. ...
  • Police question close associate of Uber cab driver accused of raping woman December 7, 2014

    Mathura: The police on Sunday were questioning a close associate of the Uber taxi driver in Mathura, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee in Gurgaon, sources said. In her statement, the woman said she hired the cab from Gurgaon on Friday night and fell asleep in the vehicle. The...
  • Gurgaon: Uber cab driver allegedly rapes a woman, company had no records of pick-up, drop December 7, 2014

    Gurgaon: In yet another case of crime against women, a cab driver allegedly raped a woman working in a Gurgaon MNC on Friday. The driver, who was working for Uber taxi services, allegedly threatened the woman against reporting the incident. The woman has said in her statement that she hired the...
  • People must provide dividend for society's upliftment: President November 30, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said people enjoying the privilege of education must provide dividend to the society as their obligation for the society's upliftment. "Whatever we are today, we are after all the products of the social investment. The society has invested in us to become lawyers, teachers, doctors...
  • Stampede breaks out during blanket distribution on Mulayam's birthday, 1 dead November 22, 2014

    Badaun: A woman died when a stampede broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district where blankets were being distributed as part of Samajwadi Party supremo Mualayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday celebrations on Saturday. SP MP Dharmendra Yadav was distributing the blankets in Badaun when a stampede broke out. State BJP unit...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up, paraded half-naked by her husband in Sikar November 16, 2014

    Jaipur: A week after the infamous Thuravad incident in which a woman was paraded half-naked on a donkey, a 40-year-old woman was on Sunday allegedly beaten up and paraded half-naked in a market area in Sikar district by her husband in the presence of their teenage daughter, police said. Accused Kesar...
  • Women in our films have moved away from stereotypes: Amitabh Bachchan November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Noting that the visual representation of women has changed dramatically over the past two decades, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Monday saluted the way contemporary Indian films portray multi-hued female characters which have moved away from the pre-set stereotypes of wife, vamp or the sacrificing mother. "From the 1990s, along with...
  • Anti-national elements damaging image of Indian women: ABVP November 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: BJP's student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) all India president P Murali Manohar said on Saturday that some anti-national elements are trying to damage image of Indian women and culture in the name of freedom and rights. Manohar alleged that anti-national elements and particularly the left oriented organisations, who...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests four people for gangraping woman November 4, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police on Tuesday arrested four people in connection with an alleged gangrape and robbery in HSR Layout. The victim is a 25-year-old woman One of the men had been arrested when an initial complaint was lodged. Three were picked up on Saturday. Meanwhile, another man has been arrested for...
  • Woman in Bulgaria sets herself on fire in capital November 3, 2014

    Sofia: A Bulgarian woman has set herself ablaze in front of the presidency in the capital, Sofia, and has been hospitalized with severe burns. Witnesses said on Monday they saw her stepping out of a taxi in front of the president's office when she pulled out a bottle of liquid, dousing...
  • Iranian-British woman gets year in prison for attending men's volleyball game November 3, 2014

    Dubai: An Iranian-British woman detained while trying to attend a men's volleyball game in Iran has been found guilty of spreading propaganda against the ruling system and sentenced to a year in prison, her lawyer said Sunday. Britain immediately raised concerns about Ghoncheh Ghavami's trial. The case highlighted the limits to...
  • Watch: Bike rider frees woman trapped underneath her car in US October 30, 2014

    A bike rider in San Diego freed a woman who was trapped underneath her car on the highway. He recorded the incident on his helmet camera and it has now gone viral, one year later. ...
  • Warner Bros seeks female director for 'The Wonder Woman' film October 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros is on the hunt for a female director for 'Wonder Woman'. The studio is said to be actively seeking a female filmmaker to take on the high-profile solo superhero film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Female directors of superhero films have been in short supply. Rachel Talalay directed...
  • British-Iranian woman jailed for attending men's volleyball and asking for women to be able to go to volleyball matches, awaits trial October 16, 2014

    A British-Iranian woman was arrested in Tehran for attending a men's volleyball game and asking for women to be able to go to such matches. An Amnesty International, UK, petition, being widely shared on social media stated that Ghoncheh Ghavami was imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison just for asking...
  • Penelope Cruz named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire magazine October 14, 2014

    Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been named this year's "sexiest woman alive" by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. The 40-year-old follows last year's winner, American actress Scarlett Johansson, to earn the honor chosen by Esquire editors. Cruz, whose last film was director Ridley Scott's 2013 thriller "The Counselor," alongside...
  • Esquire names Penelope Cruz 'sexiest woman alive' October 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Penelope Cruz is Esquire's "sexiest woman alive." Cruz is the 11th woman to be given the title by the magazine. Previous honorees include Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Rihanna, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson. The "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and "Vanilla Sky" actress tells Esquire that she had "an attraction to drama"...
  • Man, who helped evacuate pregnant woman from cyclone Hudhud, dies in Odisha October 12, 2014

    Kendrapara (Odisha): A 40-year-old man who had risked his life to save seven women and children from meeting a watery grave in a crocodile-infested rivulet during the evacuation drive ahead of Cyclone Hudhud, died on Sunday sending shockwaves across far-flung Okilopala and Satabhaya villages in Odisha's Kendrapara district. "Sahadev Samal died...
  • Swedish woman world's first to give birth after womb transplant October 5, 2014

    Stockholm: A Swedish woman has become the world's first to give birth after having a womb transplant, opening up the possibility for thousands of infertile women to have babies, the doctor in charge of the research project said on Saturday. The unnamed Swede in her mid-30s delivered a healthy baby boy...
  • Woman with a new womb gives birth to baby October 4, 2014

    London: In a medical first, a woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering procedure said on Friday. The 36-year-old mother received a uterus from a close family friend last year. Her baby boy was born prematurely but healthy last month, and...
  • White US woman sues over sperm from black donor October 3, 2014

    Cleveland: A woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she and her partner had intended. The Ohio woman is seeking damages and wants to ensure the sperm bank doesn't make a similar mistake...
  • Assam: Woman cheated by lover, gangraped September 14, 2014

    Rangiya (Assam): A 25yearold woman was gangraped allegedly by a youth she trusted as her lover and seven of his friends at Hajo in Rangiya on Saturday night. SubDivisional Police Officer Kanteswar Gogoi said the girl from Nalbari came to meet the boy, who had befriended her...