WOMEN PROTESTERS

  • Kolkata: Women protesters detained near Mamata's residence June 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Women protesters, who had gathered outside Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence in Kalighat to demand better security for women, were detained in Kolkata on Thursday. The protesters were a part of a woman's group called Maitrayee. They wanted to submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister with demands for...
  • SC slams Delhi Police, UP Chief Secy for crackdown on protesters April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has slammed the police crackdown on women. It pulled up the Delhi Police and sought an explanation from the Commissioner, Neeraj Kumar, on the use of force on young girls who were demonstrating at an East Delhi hospital against the alleged rape of a fiveyearold....
  • Nagpur women protest against lack of toilets March 8, 2012

    Nagpur: Protesting against lack of public toilets for women in Nagpur, a group of activists encircled a men's public toilet near Railway Station to press for their demand to construct public toilets for women. Led by city lawyer Smita Singalkar, the women activists also carried banners demanding women's toilets at prominent...