WOMEN

  • India complete hattrick of SAFF Women's Championship titles Yesterday

    Islamabad: The Indian national football team won the SAFF Women's Championship for the third straight time, defeating Nepal 6-0 in the final on Friday, triumphing for the first time on Pakistani soil. Striker Bala Devi scored four times to taking her tally to 16 goals - the highest in a single...
  • Sarjubala, Saweety enter women's World boxing semis Yesterday

    South Korea: Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety reached the semi-finals of the Women's World Championships on Friday. Sarjubala started the proceedings with a dominating 3:0 win over Suguro Aldriani of Indonesia in the 48 kg quarter-final. Saweety followed it up with a 2:1 win over Marsic Anamarija of Croatia in...
  • Mithali Raj retained as ODI and T20 captain Yesterday

    Mumbai: Right-hander Mithali Raj will skipper the Indian women's cricket team against visiting South Africa in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series and the lone Twenty20 International. "The women's selection committee met here Friday to pick the Indian teams for the ODI series and T20I against South Africa," Board of Control...
  • Delhi University student killed for honour: How do we change mindsets? 2 days ago

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country, assesses views on honour killing. ...
  • Kerala: Women's panel to bring out handbook on women protection 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Seeking to create awareness about legal rights of women, Kerala State Women's Commission has come out with a hand book with details of various existing laws for their protection. The book, to be distributed free of cost across the state, will also contain around 70 helpline and emergency numbers, they...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown off running train after alleged rape attempt 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh a young woman was thrown off a train after an alleged rape attempt. The victim who is a professional from Delhi was thown off a train in Madhya Pradesh near Sagar. The girl was found unconcious...
  • Honour killing: Delhi University girl murdered over inter-caste marriage, parents arrested 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, the parents of a 21-year-old Delhi university student has been arrested for allegedly murdering her. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara College, was allegedly strangled to death by her parents Jagmohan Yadav, a...
  • UP Mining Minister's son booked for abduction of woman 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A case has been registered against Uttar Pradesh Mining Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati's son Anurag for allegedly abducting a young woman. The woman's father has alleged that Prajapati's son kidnapped his daughter. Her father said that the police in Amethi initially refused to register an FIR. The case...
  • Delhi University girl murdered by parents over inter-caste marriage 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara...
  • Boxers Pinki Rani, Monica Saun lose at Women's World Championships 3 days ago

    Jeju (South Korea): Indian boxers Pinki Rani and Monica Saun lost in the preliminary round matches of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships here Wednesday. While the Asian Games bronze medallist Pinki lost 1-2 in a split decision to Russia's Saiana Sagataeva in the 51kg category, Monica (75kg) lost...
  • If the youth come together, we can end child slavery, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi 3 days ago

    2014 Nobel Laureate and child's rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi while delivering the keynote address at the annual trust women conference in London said that with the help of the youth and prompt community interference, child trafficking can be controlled. ...
  • Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships 3 days ago

    Jeju: On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here on Wednesday. Pinki Rani, who came in for injured five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom,...
  • Indians open well at Women''s World Championships 4 days ago

    Jeju (Korea): India enjoyed an all-win day at the eighth World Women's Boxing Championships after Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Maisnam Meena Kumari (54kg) entered the second round of the mega-event on Tuesday. Sarjubala, a former world youth champion, defeated Grazieli de Jesus Sousa of Brazil in her opening bout. Meena, on the...
  • India Women reduce South Africa to 85 for 3 on Day 2 5 days ago

    Mysore: Riding on centuries by Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut, India Women scored a massive 400 for six declared and then reduced South Africa to 85 for three, at the end of the second day of the one-off Test match on Monday. Resuming at 211 for one, the hosts dominated the...
  • Mulayam calls veil system an evil tradition, says it should end 5 days ago

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of "purdah" (veil) as an "evil tradition", saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women. "This system did not exist in the distant past. Did Sita or Draupadi ever don a...
  • Women making false rape allegations need to be punished, says Delhi court 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Women making false rape allegation to settle personal scores need to be prosecuted and punished, a Delhi court has observed, saying such matters cause intense misery and humiliation to the accused which continues even after acquittal in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat while acquitting two Delhi...
  • Raipur: 15-year-old gang-raped for eight months by three men including a minor 5 days ago

    Raipur: A teenage girl was allegedly threatened and gang-raped for several times over a period of eight months by three youths, including a minor in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. "The accused, identified as Sanjay Yadav (23), Mohammed Arman Ansari (23) and a 16-year-old boy, were arrested today...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up, paraded half-naked by her husband in Sikar 6 days ago

    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...
  • Thirush Kamini, Poonam Raut take India women to 211/1 on Day 1 6 days ago

    Mysore: Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut scored unbeaten centuries to take India Women to a commanding 211 for one against South Africa Women at the end of the first day's play in the one-off Test match on Sunday. Electing to bat, India lost opener Smriti Mandhana (8) cheaply with just eight...
  • Woman from Assam gangraped in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman from Assam was allegedly assaulted and gangraped by four of her neighbours in west Delhi's Mundka area, police said on Saturday. All the four accused have been arrested and sent to Tihar jail, police said. The woman has been living alone in the area since...
  • Indian women thrash Bangladesh 5-1 in SAFF football 1 week ago

    India team thrashed Bangladesh 5-1 in a Group A match of the third SAFF Women's Football Championship on Saturday. After going into the breather with a narrow 1-0 lead, the Indian eves dished out a dominating performance in the second period and found the opposition net as many as four times...
  • NCW Chairperson to look into Bangalore jail case on Monday, says office doesn't work on weekends 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Despite shocking revelations emerging from inside the Bangalore Central jail, the chairperson of the National Commission for Women has drawn the ire of female activists for saying that her office will only react to the case on Monday as it does not function during the weekends. NCW Chairperson Lalitha...
  • India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships 1 week ago

    Jeju: Short on experience and missing the services of veterans such as M C Mary Kom, who would skip the World Championships for the first time, India's women boxers would nonetheless look to make a mark when they compete in the mega-event's eighth edition starting on Sunday. While Mary is nursing...
  • Sterilisation deaths in Bilaspur expose India's struggle with faulty drugs 1 week ago

    Bilaspur: The recent deaths of 15 people linked to a small pharmaceutical factory in Raipur have highlighted how easily adulterated drugs can enter the country's huge healthcare system. Experts say the government is underestimating the scale of the problem, hampering efforts to rein in abuses in one of the world's biggest...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Contaminated rat poison mixed drugs could have caused deaths 1 week ago

    Bilaspur: Days after 14 women lost their lives within 24 hours of undergoing tubectomy in government sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, the state health authorities have revealed that medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, could have led to the deaths. "Prima facie it can be...
  • UN Women names Farhan Akhtar their goodwill ambassador November 14, 2014

    New York: U.N. Women named Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar as its first male goodwill ambassador to help advance empowerment of women and girls, the organisation said on Thursday. In his new role as South Asia ambassador for the United Nations agency for gender equality, actor-filmmaker-singer Akhtar will also promote UN Women's...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: All invasive procedures must be done institutionally, says Maneka Gandhi November 14, 2014

    Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi called the Bilaspur incident as a very unfortunate one. "The one lesson we have learned from this is that all invasive procedures must be done institutionally," said Gandhi. ...
  • People believe relationship and economic ties between Myanmar and India will improve November 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Pallavi Ghosh spoke to Indian businessmen and women living in Myanmar. People strongly believe that with the help of PM Modi and the new engagement, relationship and economic ties will grow between the two nations. ...
  • Hearing in rape case against Union Minister Nihal Chand in Jaipur court today November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Jaipur court on will be hearing an appeal against the acquittal of Nihal Chand, the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers in a rape case. This even as Nihal Chand is not present at the hearing. The Rajasthan police claimed that they weren't able to...
  • Released UN report on domestic violence close to reality: Kiran Bedi November 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Kiran Bedi said that the UN report released is quite close to the real truth. "It is a difficult choice for women. Women should stand up for their rights the moment they are assaulted. They should not tolerate ill-treatment and should seek help," said Kiran...