Women

  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested 30 minutes ago

    Delhi: Three people, including two minor, have been arrested for the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in the national capital on Tuesday. Five people allegedly gangraped the class X student in the Uttam Nagar in West Delhi when she was on her way to school last week. The girl alleged...
  • Mumbai: DIG Sunil Paraskar calls model's rape allegations baseless 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, on Monday called the rape allegations 'baseless' while recording his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office. Paraskar in his statement said that he knows the complainant and interacted with her quite often. Three cases...
  • Government to allow women Army officers to command certain battalions 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major step to increase role of women in armed forces, the NDA government is going to allow lady officers to command battalions in Army's branches such as aviation, engineers and signal. The government is planning to file an affadavit in the Supreme Court where it will say...
  • CWG 2014: India lose 0-3 against New Zealand in women's hockey Yesterday

    Glasgow: India eves failed to keep their winning momentum going as they were blanked 0-3 by higher-ranked New Zealand in their second Group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. India, ranked 13th in the world, showed glimpses of individual brilliance but the girls failed to combine as a team...
  • CWG 2014: Punam Yadav wins bronze in women's 63kg weightlifting Yesterday

    Glasgow: Punam Yadav clinched India's seventh medal in the weightlifting event of the Commonwealth Games as she lifted a total of 202kg to claim a bronze in the women's 63kg category on Sunday. Punam, who won a bronze in junior Asian Championship early this year, was locked in a gripping battle...
  • Mumbai: 65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched by 2 women ticket checkers Yesterday

    Mumbai: A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the ticket checkers have been suspended. After a preliminary investigation, the two women ticket checkers have been...
  • Railway employee alleges gangrape, three co-workers arrested 2 days ago

    Kolkata: A middle-aged woman working with Railways on Saturday alleged that four co-workers had gangraped her for days together and the GRP Sealdah in a quick action arrested three of them. The victim, a married woman, had lodged an FIR with Dum Dum GRP on Friday accusing four co-workers of Chitpur...
  • Bangalore Police issues guidelines for schools after 6-year-old's rape 2 days ago

    Bangalore: To ensure stringent security for children, the Bangalore Police has issued fresh guidelines for schools. In an order to all schools to implement these guidelines, Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi has said that schools will be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) if they fail...
  • Girls disappear in UP after 6pm: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar 4 days ago

    He meant to highlight the safety of his state, but Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has scripted a potential controversy by saying that girls "disappear" in Uttar Pradesh if they are out in the evening. "Any girl can walk without fear on Goa streets even at midnight. But in Uttar Pradesh,...
  • BJP, JDU MLAs come to blows in Bihar Assembly 4 days 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
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  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test 6 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' 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 20, 2014

    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 July 20, 2014

    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 July 20, 2014

    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...