Women

  • BJP, JDU MLAs come to blows in Bihar Assembly 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    Patna: Some Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal United MLAs came to blows in the Bihar Vidhan Parishad during a discussion on women safety on Thursday. The clash took place following a heated argument over questions raised by BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi. Modi was the deputy chief minister and finance...
  • Government proposes to modify text book content to check crime rate: Rajnath Yesterday

    New Delhi: In order to check crime rate, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said one of the proposals is to modify the contents of text books to inject human values into children. "There is also a need to create awareness and to bring perceptional change among people so as...
  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey Yesterday

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • Bangalore rape: Chairman of school arrested for trying to destroy evidence Yesterday

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Wednesday arrested Rustom Kerawalla, the Chairman of a Bangalore school in which a six-year-old girl was raped. He has been arrested under Section 201 of IPC which is destruction of evidence and Section 23 of Juvenile Justice Act. He has been arrested from Daman and Diu....
  • Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Rambha, her parents and her brother have been booked for abuse and dowry harassment. The complaint has been filed by Rambha's sister-in-law. Rambha's sister-in-law has alleged that the family has been abusing her mentally and physically for the past few years. The case was registered by the Banjara...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore Yesterday

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

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  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test 2 days ago

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Bangalore rape case: Karnataka CM snaps back, asks 'is this the only news' 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Reacting to the horrific rape incident in the city, Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah on Tuesday lashed back at reporters, "Is this the only thing which is happening here?" The incident took place at the Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student. The school has...
  • Delhi: Husband, in-laws acquitted in 14-year-old dowry death case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala absolved east Delhi residents Dinesh Kumar Gautam, an Air force employee, his mother...
  • Thane: Tutor arrested for molesting girl student 2 days ago

    Thane: A coaching class tutor has been arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage girl student, police said. According to ASI Mhaske of Virar police station, accused Jayprakash S Gabre (37) repeatedly molested the girl between May and July this year when she came for the classes. The accused used to touch...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case 2 days ago

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Even gods can't prevent rape incidents: UP Governor 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Adding to the volley of irresponsible remarks made on crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents. Qureshi, who took additional charge as the UP Governor recently, said, "Even god can't prevent rapes there should not be politics over...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police 3 days ago

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • Thane: 21-year-old held for raping minor girl 3 days ago

    Thane: A youngster was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said on Monday. The 21-year-old accused, identified as Nanhe alias Ketan Kadam, who has past criminal record, called the girl in his chawl situated on Ambedkar road of...
  • Watch: ABVP workers protest over 6-year-old's rape in Bangalore school 3 days ago

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore on Monday and tried to break the security barricades put into place. When police tried to stop the workers from climbing the...
  • There are guidelines that schools must follow: Karnataka Education Minister 3 days ago

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that there are guidelines throughout the state that every school needs to follow. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Ratnakar said, "We are going to reframe the structure, code of conduct. I have also called a meeting with higher authorities including the commissioner of police." ...
  • Lucknow rape, murder: Victim's family alleges involvement of more than one person 3 days ago

    Lucknow: After a security guard was arrested for sexually assaulting a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj, the victim's family has now claimed that there is pressure on them to withdraw the case and have now demanded a CBI probe. The Uttar Pradesh Police had claimed that the accused stole a mobile...
  • After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women. Now comes another shocker. Among India's 53 mega-cities, the national capital is the most unsafe for children as crimes against children have reportedly gone up exponentially all over the country. On an average, crimes against 16 children...
  • Lucknow rape: Police arrest security guard, rule out gangrape 4 days ago

    Lucknow: The police on Sunday arrested the security guard at an under construction site in the connection with the rape and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow. The Additional Director General of Lucknow Sutapa Sanyal identified the accused as Ramsevak, a resident of Balsikheda in Garhi,...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a six-year old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...
  • CBI to try exhuming bodies of Badaun gangrape, murder victims today 4 days ago

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to try and exhume the bodies of the Badaun murder victims on Sunday for fresh autopsy after the procedure was stopped on Saturday as the water level rose in Ganga. The investigating agency officials were finding it difficult to locate the...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government 5 days ago

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Bangalore rape case: Angry parents turn out in huge numbers to protest 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Tempers are running high in Bangalore where over a 1000 parents have gathered to voice their protest against the rape of a six-year-old in a school in the city. They took out a silent protest from the school till the HAL police station ground and met the Police Commissioner. The...
  • Bangalore school rape: State government demands cancellation of school's licence 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Five days on, Bangalore Police is yet to make any arrest in the case of a 6-year-old girl's rape inside her school allegedly by two staff members during school hours. The Karnataka government has written to the ICSE board demanding to cancel the recognition of the school. Members of...
  • Blame game begins over Lucknow gangrape, police yet to take action 5 days ago

    An employee of a medical research institute is brutally gangraped and murdered, the accused are still at large even as the ruling Samajwadi Party accuses media of sensationalism. ...
  • Gujarat government to observe 'Women's Empowerment Fortnight' 6 days ago

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Friday said the state government will celebrate Women's Empowerment Fortnight from August 1 and August 15. According to an official release, she spoke about the celebrations during her meeting with members of all women safety committees from across Gujarat at Mahatma Mandir. The Gujarat...
  • Delhi: Man gets 15-year jail for raping and cheating girl 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A 31-year old man, who deceitfully had physical relations with a girl and tied the knot with her while concealing that he was already married, has been sent to jail for 15 years by a Delhi court which said he also cheated the victim's parents by falsely taking...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents to protest again, boycott school 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old class 1 girl student remains shut for the day on Friday as agitated parents plan another round of protests. They have decided to boycott the school for now. On Thursday angry parents had stormed the school but the management...
  • Greater mobile access to women to boost global productivity 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Giving women greater access to mobile phones and services can push up global productivity by USD 29 billion annually from 2020 onwards, says a report by Vodafone Foundation. "The Vodafone Connected Women report 2014 has found that providing women with greater access to mobile phones and services could...