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  • Victim of alleged rape sues Uber in US court Yesterday

    San Francisco: A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in US federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. In the lawsuit, the woman, who resides in Delhi and was not named, called...
  • Delhi elections: BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi's 25 point blueprint for women's safety 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP chief ministerial candidate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Wednesday made the 25-point programme for women safety in the city. "I look fwd2 working w/ each of u to make this 25-point program successful in keeping our women safe," Bedi tweeted. Here are...
  • Women lodging false rape cases should be punished: Court 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Time has come for courts to deal firmly with women filing false rape complaints as they are tormentors warranting punishment, a Delhi Court has said. False rape cases makes the crime graph shoot up, play havoc with the crime statistics and tend to trivialise the offence of rape and,...
  • Every girl's life matters; should be treated with dignity: Barack Obama 3 days ago

    New Delhi: "Every girl's life matters", US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday as he emphasised on providing safety, respect and dignity to women in the country. "As a husband and fathers and brothers, we have to step up because every girl's life matters every daughter...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might 4 days ago

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • I am proud of the all-women contingent, says Navy chief RK Dhowan 4 days ago

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan said that he was proud of the all-women contingent and it will inspire many to join the force. Group Captain Sandhya Chauhan led a contingent of 144 sailors. Dhowan said, "There is an overwhelming response to the Republic Day parade. I am proud of our all-women...
  • Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity 5 days ago

    New Delhi: India on 26 January will celebrate its 66th Republic Day, showcasing before the chief guest US President Barack Obama and the world its military might and cultural diversity with a splendid display of land and naval weaponry, fighter and reconnaissance aircraft. With "Women's Empowerment" being the theme of 2015's...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: Banning 'Baby' is sad and foolish 6 days ago

    Kolkata: In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby', filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad". Banerjee also said both neighbours will end up paying a "heavy price" if these incidents continue. "I can't comment on the film. I haven't seen it. I can't comment if...
  • Uber resumes services in Delhi despite pending taxi licence approval 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Uber cab resumed services in New Delhi despite the ban and without the license approval on Saturday. The Uber mobile application is functioning and providing cabs throughout the capital. The application was reportedly not working till Friday. Transport department sources told CNN-IBN that the taxi service still remains banned...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • IS targeting educated women in new wave of horror: UN January 20, 2015

    Geneva: The UN on Tuesday warned educated women, particularly those who have run for elections, that they risk executions, cruel and inhuman punishments from the Sharia courts established by the Islamic State militants in areas controlled by them. In the first two weeks of 2015 three women lawyers were executed by...
  • Not security but cleanliness, sanitation poll issues for women voters in North, Central Delhi January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The women voters in North and Central areas of Delhi are demanding a clean city. Even though the region is in the heart of the national capital, heaps of garbage can be seen lying everywhere and the condition is same in both commercial as well as residential areas. ...
  • NCW 'paralysed' under Modi government: Mamata Sharma January 20, 2015

    Bundi: National Commission for Women has become "paralysed" under the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, its former chairperson Mamata Sharma has alleged. "NCW at New Delhi is now a deserted and isolated place as there is no one to receive you nor anyone to visit the Commission," she said. "In my...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Listen to women more, don't be macho, Pope tells men January 18, 2015

    Manila: Pope Francis said on Sunday men should listen to women's ideas more and not be male chauvinists. The Argentine pope made impromptu remarks during a youth rally at a co-ed Catholic university in the Philippine capital, Manila, after he noted that four of the five people who addressed him on...
  • Tripura: Father held for trying to bury daughter January 17, 2015

    Agartala: A man was arrested on the charge of his attempt to bury alive his nine-year old daughter at Putia in Sipahijala district of Tripura, police on Saturday said. When Abul Hussain was forcibly trying to bury her daughter Rukshena in a pit in the...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US January 17, 2015

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively with...
  • Women safety central issue, not full statehood for Delhi: Kiran Bedi January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after joining BJP, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Friday said that full statehood for Delhi was not the "central" issue even as she stressed on the need for ensuring women's security and cleanliness in the city. "I don't think this (full statehood) is a central issue...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim firm on her stand January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman, who was raped allegedly by the driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, on Friday stood firm on her stand in a Delhi court that it was the accused who had sexually assaulted her in December, 2014. The woman executive, who appeared in the court wearing...
  • Army gives over Rs 100 crore to Prime Minister's Relief Fund January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The 1.3 million strong Indian Army on Thursday donated over Rs 100 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund after forgoing their one-day salary. The cheque was handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Army Chief Dalbir Singh at the traditional "At Home" at Army House on the...
  • Women's security a key issue in Delhi Assembly elections January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi gets ready to elect a new Assembly, one of the most important issues is of women security. While Delhi has always been a very unsafe city for women, the issue exploded into prominence with the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya incident and the recent Uber rape cases. ...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Eyewitness identifies accused in court January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: An eyewitness on Monday identified in a Delhi court the six accused who had allegedly gangraped a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife point in January 2014. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Shivji Singh, who was working as a gardener with Indian Railways, told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Men gangrape, murder 30-year-old woman in south Delhi January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman employed with an export company was allegedly gangraped and murdered and her body dumped in a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) nursery in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. The incident comes almost a month after rape of a 27-year-old woman executive by the driver of a popular...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Three men allegedly gangraped a minor in Ghaziabad on her way back from evening tuitions January 8, 2015

    Ghaziabad: A 16-year-old girl from Ghaziabad was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three men in Noida on Wednesday evening. The minor, a class 10 student, was on her way back from tuition when she was allegedly picked up by three men in a Scorpio. She was thereafter allegedly taken to Noida,...
  • All Hindu women must produce at least 4 children to protect the religion: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Landing his party in yet another controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj appealed to all Hindu women to produce at least four children to protect the religion. "The concept of four wives and 40 children will not work in India and the time has come when a...
  • 6th accused arrested in gangrape of Japanese tourist in Gaya January 6, 2015

    Gaya: A sixth accused has been arrested in Kolkata on Tuesday in the alleged gangrape of the Japanese tourist in Gaya district of Bihar and will be produced in court. The accused was arrested after police questioned the other five accused who were arrested last week. The men posed as...
  • Katy Perry's relationship with DJ Diplo? She wants to keep it 'private' January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop star Katy Perry wants to keep her relationship with DJ Diplo 'very very private' after high profile relationships with Russell Brand and John Mayer in the past. "Diplo is still a part of her life, but she is keeping it very, very private," femalefirst.co.uk quoted a source as...
  • Delhi demands: Women are referred as mothers, daughters but not citizens, says Sheila Dikshit January 5, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in an interaction with CNN-IBN demanded equal rights for women in society. ...