Women

  • Labhpur gangrape: 13 convicts sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment 13 hours 4 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur has sentenced all 13 convicts in the Labhpur gangrape case to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. The court has also directed the West Bengal government to shoulder the financial responsibilities of all the family dependents of the convicts...
  • Asian Games football: Indian women face Thailand in crunch tie 13 hours 17 minutes ago

    Incheon: Smarting from their humiliating 0-10 loss to hosts South Korea, India women's football team head coach Tarun Roy admitted they need to regroup quickly before their crucial last Group A match against Thailand in the 17th Asian Games here Sunday. India have three points after two matches and will have...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women's tennis team beats Oman in opener 15 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian women's tennis team was off to a winning start in the 17th Asian Games as it blanked Oman 3-0 in the first round here on Saturday. Prarthana Gulabrao Thombare and Ankita Raina notched up contrasting singles victories before the pairing of Natasha Marie Anne Palha and Rishika Sunkara...
  • New panel to tackle female foeticide issues: Harsh Vardhan Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: A new committee will tackle issues related to female foeticide in India, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. Addressing reporters here on his first visit to Kerala after becoming a cabinet minister, he said that apart from monitoring, the need of the hour is to have cooperation of...
  • Tata Tea-Network18 joint initiative 'Power of 49' sweeps Emvies, wins 5 golds, 2 silvers Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Tata Tea-Network18 joint initiative, "Power of 49", has swept the Emvies winning 5 golds and 2 silvers including the Grand Emvies. The Emvies, awarded by the Advertising Club Bombay, honour "Measurable and Significant contributions in the field of media". The 'Power of 49' campaign was aimed to...
  • Watch: This video captures the struggles, sort of, of the most selfie-addicted (and hash tag-obsessed) people in India Yesterday

    There is no avoiding the selfie on any social media website you browse. You will find them on Facebook, they're tweeted out at all hours and they're on Instagram, improved with filters. Despite their popularity, such is the abhorrence of the selfie in the user community on Imgur that there...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies 2 days ago

    Virudhunagar: A 41-year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks' 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: A help desk will be set up in each of the police station in Telangana to assist women in distress. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma on Thursday announced setting up of 'Woman Help Desks' in police stations across the State. The DGP made the announcement after a meeting of...
  • Hyderabad: Minor girl forced into prostitution by mother, sister 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brother-in-law for money, police said on Thursday. The minor girl, who managed to escape from her house in Yakatpura of Old City on Wednesday, approached the police and lodged a complaint with the help of NGO...
  • Woman executed in Texas for starving, torturing boy to death 2 days ago

    Houston: In a rare occurrence, a 38-year-old woman has been executed in Texas for the starvation and torture death of her partner's nine-year-old son, becoming the only fifteenth women to be executed in the US since 1976. Lisa Coleman was executed on Wednesday by injecting a lethal injection after the...
  • Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in south-east Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said. "The matter came to light at about 9.30 AM yesterday after a man walking past the dumping yard behind NTPC saw...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 3 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Delhi: Gymnast, coach booked for 'harassing' woman player 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has intensified investigation in the alleged sexual harassment of a woman player by an international-level gymnast and a gymnastics coach. The two accused, who are part of the squad which left for the Incheon Asian Games yesterday, have been booked for allegedly passing obscene comments and making...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Thirty-five students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14-year-old 4 days ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the six-year-old girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Smriti Irani calls for safe atmosphere for women 4 days ago

    Amritsar: Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday stressed on the need to create safe a atmosphere for women in the society. "There is a need to create safe atmosphere for women so that they can move freely and fearlessly in our society," she said, adding it would be possible only...
  • Mumbai: 44-year-old arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for stalking a 26-year-old advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Telangana: Media to be used spread awareness about crimes against women 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government plans to partner with the print and the electronic media to spread awareness about effective implementation of legislations and regulations available for redressal of heinous crimes against teenage girls and women, it was officially announced on Tuesday. The special committee set up by the government headed by...
  • Asian Games: Thailand women's football team rewarded for losing only 5-0 4 days ago

    Thailand's women's football team has been surprisingly rewarded with a bonus by the country's controversial FA head for only losing 5-0 to hosts South Korea in their opening match of the Asian Games. "It's disappointing that we gave away goals so easily in the first half," Worawi Makudi was quoted as...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape 5 days ago

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...
  • Photo: Colombia women's cycling team's skin coloured uniforms make them appear partly naked, spark ridicule and outrage on Twitter 5 days ago

    A tweet by a researcher for a sports website on September 13 set in motion what was to be a snowballing controversy within hours. Hilary Evans, whose tweet has been retweeted over 10,000 times by now, showed the strange uniforms worn by the Colombia women's cycling team."I'm no fashion expert...
  • Watch: Actresses back Deepika Padukone after row over objectionable caption by a national daily on her picture 5 days ago

    Deepika Padukone has attacked a prominent media outlet for posting her picture with an objectionable caption on Twitter. The media outlet had referred to the actress's low cut dress at a recent function. An angry Deepika tweeted back disparaging the outlet, saying it must not talk of women's empowerment if...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade 6 days ago

    Chennai: A 38-year-old man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • Asian Games football: India women thrash Maldives 15-0 in opener 6 days ago

    India began their campaign in the Incheon Asian Games on a high when the Indian women's football team came up with a dominating performance to pump in more than a dozen goals past Maldives to win 15-0 in their first Group A match on Sunday and move a step closer...
  • Women in ISIS have their own media channel 6 days ago

    ISIS has its own female brigade who serve their extremist ideas. These women have their own media channels and actively post blogs. 15 per cent of ISIS recruitment's are considered to be women. From firing an AK-47 to cleaning weapons, they know it all. ...
  • JNUSU polls result likely to be announced today 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The result for students' union polls of Jawaharlal Nehru University are expected to be announced on Sunday. More than 54 per cent students exercised their franchise in the students' union polls of JNU, where women's safety and hostel facilities surfaced as the key issues. While seven candidates from major...
  • Visva Bharati molestation case: Victim quits university September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The student who was allegedly molested in the Visva Bharati University has decided to quit the university. She is currently completing exit formalities. The victim's father had lodged a complaint with the Birbhum Police. She was allegedly sexually harassed by her seniors. The victim's father had also accused the police and...