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  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape 16 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • England women humble India women by 42 runs in 1st ODI 22 hours 2 minutes ago

    Scarborough: Fine fifties from skipper Charlotte Edwards and Heather Knight helped England women outplay their Indian counterparts by 42 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the first rain-hit one-dayer here on Thursday. Chasing a revised target of 184 in 42 overs, England were 153 for three in 30.1 overs when rain intervened...
  • Rahul's roadmap for Congress: 'a tsunami of women' to break barriers 2 days ago

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi addressed party workers in Delhi on Wednesday on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's 70th birth anniversary. ...
  • 4-year-old minor girl raped by father's acquaintance 2 days ago

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24-year-old Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • Modi government took credit for schemes introduced by Congress, says Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of taking credit for the schemes and programmes of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and stated that despite doing so much, the Congress-led alliance lost in the Lok Sabha polls as people got misled by false...
  • Mumbai Sessions Court judge suspended over sexual harassment charges by staffer 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court judge MT Gaikwad has been suspended after a preliminary inquiry found prima facie evidence against him in a case of sexual harassment of a staff member. The complaint was filed to the registrar by the female staff member a month ago. Gaikwad, a judge of the...
  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen 3 days ago

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Army man held for trying to molest girl in Rajdhani Express 3 days ago

    Guwahati: An Army man on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly making an attempt to molest a minor girl. The incident took place on board the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express. The 17-year old girl travelling with her uncle in a three-tier AC compartment raised an alarm at 4 AM when the army man...
  • UP: Protest erupts in Faizabad after kidnapped girl dies 3 days ago

    Faizabad: Tension gripped Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh after people clashed with police following the death of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday. The clashes took place outside Khandasa Police Chowki on Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Amaniganj was allegedly kidnapped on Saturday evening by the four persons...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel 3 days ago

    A 28-year-old nurse on Monday was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Mumbai: Woman faces harrowing ordeal while filing molestation case 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. According to the woman, she and her friend went to a police station to report her alleged molestation...
  • West Bengal: No signs of external injury in postmortem of CPM leader's wife's murder 3 days ago

    East Midnapore: In a new twist in the death of a 32-year-old woman in East Midnapore, the post mortem report reveals that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body. According to the report, the cause of death was due to hanging and a case...
  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree 3 days ago

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33-year-old woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • Watch: What women really want 4 days ago

    In an interactive session with empowered women CNBC-TV18 brings out the essence of what women in India really aspire for. ...
  • Sonia, Rahul to take up women's reservation bill in big way: Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress plans to raise the issue of the lapsed Women's Reservation Bill in a big way with party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to flag their concerns over the issue during a meeting of eight thousand-odd Mahila Congress members on Wednesday. The All-India Conference...
  • Women should make sure that there is a toilet before marriage: Nirmala Samant 4 days ago

    National Commission for Women member Nirmala Samant on Monday praised women who stood for themselves and left their in-law's house due to lack of toilets. She said, "Before marrying every women should make sure that there is toilet in their in-law's house." ...
  • UP: Kushinagar DM orders construction of toilets after 6 women left their in-laws' home 4 days ago

    Kushinagar: District Magistrate of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said that he has authorised the construction of toilets in the village. This comes after six newly-wed women in Kushinagar left their husband's homes due to lack of toilets. Neelam, Kalawati, Shakina, Niranjan, Gudiya and Sita, registered their protest against...
  • Making false promise of marriage, man rapes a girl for 3 years 4 days ago

    An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by a youth for three years on the pretext of marriage, police said on Monday. The victim alleged in her complaint that she was raped on pretext of marriage by the accused identified as Ashraf for three years. He refused to marry her after...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal 4 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • UP: Lack of toilets, 6 women leave home 4 days ago

    Six newly-wed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their in-laws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. ...
  • Jairam Ramesh supports PM Modi, says building toilets a cultural revolution 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday praised women who stood up for themselves and left their in-law's home due to lack of toilets. Ramesh said he supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to build toilets for women, adding it should become a collective endeavour. "Building toilets is...
  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The residents of a slum in Bawana in the national capital have been forced to use community toilets as they do not have toilets within their homes. The denial of basic necessity also meant higher risk to women's safety. Women said that they do not feel safe...
  • French woman harassed in Rameswaram, three arrested 5 days ago

    Rameswaram: A 35-year old French woman, residing in Puducherry for the past 25 years, was harassed by three fishermen allegedly in an inebriated state while taking bath in sea on Sunday. The fishermen, in the age group of 18-30, have been arrested and booked under the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Eve...
  • Punjab: Dalits block National Highway over rape, police use mild force to clear it 6 days ago

    Phagwara: Agitated over delay in arrest of four persons accused of raping a 22-year-old dalit woman at a factory, members of a dalit organisation on Saturday tried to block the National Highway 1, forcing police to use mild force against them. Activists of Sri Guru Ravi Das Sena Punjab gathered...
  • India men struggle but women beat England by 6 wickets in one-off Test 6 days ago

    Wormsley: The Indian men's cricket team has disappointed with their spineless performance in the last three weeks but the women counterparts showed steely temperament as they made a remarkable comeback into Test fold, beating England women by six wickets on Saturday. Skipper Mithali Raj led from the front with a gutsy...
  • Two men rape 16-yr-old, film the act to blackmail her 6 days ago

    A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped here by two men who also made a video of the act and used it to blackmail the victim for assaulting her repeatedly, police said on Friday. An FIR was lodged in this regard with Bhankhrota police station following a court's directive on a complaint of...
  • One-off Test: Indian women keep England in check on Day 2 August 14, 2014

    Wormsley: Indian bowlers once again came to the women's teams' rescue to check England's lead on the second day of the one-off Test here on Thursday. Surpassing a slender 22-run lead, the Charlotte Edwards-led team had reached 84 for six in 38 overs until last reports came in on a rain-affected...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly molests Kindergarden student in school August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A class 12 student allegedly molested a girl in Kindergarden inside a school in Delhi on Wednesday. The school is in civil lines in North Delhi. The kindergarden student was waiting to be picked up by her family when she was taken to an empty classroom by another student...
  • 3 men gangrape a teenage girl in Reoti, one suspect arrested August 14, 2014

    A teenage girl from a backward community was allegedly gangraped in Reoti area here, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Aug 12 night when the girl was gangraped by three persons, who later fled threatening her of dire consequences, Additional Superintendent of Police, K C Goswami said. An FIR...