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  • Afghanistan women's cricket crushed by threats, bombs and tradition 5 hours 8 minutes ago

    The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped unify a divided nation. Unless you're a woman player. A national women's cricket team formed in 2010 with some fanfare was quietly dissolved this year amid...
  • Vizag: Man allegedly rapes a 19-year-old as she goes to defecate 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Visakhapatnam: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth under the Kothakota police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident took place when the girl had gone out to answer nature's call. Her family members lodged a police complaint against A Rajasekhar (22), the accused. The...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi 18 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor 18 hours 40 minutes ago

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly raped by 17-year-old boy 21 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour when she was alone at her residence in Safdarjung Enclave of south Delhi. Police have apprehended the minor, who studied in class 11 and lived with his parents in the area. According to the police, the incident...
  • Hyderabad: Man arrested for mailing obscene pics morphed on boss' wife 21 hours 16 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A 49-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested on charges of sending e-mails containing morphed obscene photos and derogatory remarks about the wife of his former boss, police said. The accused, Senapathi Sridhar who is currently unemployed, was apprehended by Cyber Crime Police Station of Cyberabad Commissionerate from his residence...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver 21 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • Delhi: Miscreants throw acid on a woman doctor, victim admitted to AIIMS 2 days ago

    Delhi: A doctor suffered serious burn injuries on Tuesday morning after some miscreants threw acid on her. She was riding her scooty when she was attacked. The incident is reported from Rajouri Garden area of Delhi where two men on a bike tried snatching the victim's purse. The victim has been...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Taxi firm not to disclose customer information to drivers 2 days ago

    Chennai: To enhance security and safety of women passengers, a city taxi operator on Monday said that it will not disclose their mobile numbers and other details to drivers, in the wake of alleged rape of a woman by an Uber cab driver in the national capital. Usually, when passengers...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys 3 days ago

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • Indian men, women win World Cup Kabaddi titles 4 days ago

    The Indian men's team continued their winning streak by clinching the fifth Kabaddi World Cup title, while the women's side bagged the crown for the fourth consecutive time, here on Saturday. At a grand finale held at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium, the Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 45-42 for the...
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • UP: 3 boys allegedly set 19-year-old girl on fire in Varanasi 6 days ago

    Varanasi: Three youths allegedly set on fire a 19-year-old girl inside her house for opposing their teasing and harassment in Lallapura area under Sigra police station limits on Thursday, police said. Circle Officer of Chetganj Rahul Mishra said the girl's mother has alleged that three youths entered their house in the...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • Freedom should have certain limits, feel worried mothers December 16, 2014

    Worried mothers feel that freedom should have certain limits. "Girls should not wear revealing clothes and should definitely not travel late night," feels one particular mother. ...
  • Chennai is relatively safer, says resident December 16, 2014

    Chennai students tell CNN-IBN how safe Chennai is. "Chennai is relatively safer. Harassment incidents not reported often," says a resident. ...
  • Self Defence December 16, 2014

    CJ Mrigangika gives tips for self defence to girls while in threat. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show December 16, 2014

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  • Rapist's life should be ruined; harsh measures can be effective deterrents: Kajol December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple of years back on this day a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was sexually assaulted and beaten by four men in a moving bus. While the brutality of the December 16 gangrape shocked the nation, it also made thousands of people across all age groups to step out,...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety December 16, 2014

    Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi listed the measures, including women's helpline, increase in PCR vans, taken to ensure safety of women. Bassi said, "We have increased the number of women's helpline, every police station has women constables, rape cases are investigated by women constables, self defense training is being given....
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety December 16, 2014

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...
  • It is discouraging to see how India is projected internationally: John Abraham on rising crime against women December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Two years since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old in New Delhi, nothing much changed. Cases of crime against women continue to make headlines, and put forth the need for the government to do everything possible to ensure the city is safe for women. It is high...
  • Sydney: Twitteratis come out in support of Muslim women abused on a bus December 16, 2014

    Thousands have come out to show their solidarity with Muslims and are tweeting with the hashtag 'I will ride with you'. The movement was started after reports that some women in burqas were abused on a bus in Sydney following the hostage crisis. Anti-Muslim sentiment flared as chilling images from...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's friend calls December 16 case a crime against society December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The sole witness to the horrific, barbaric gangrape and murderous assault on a 23-year-old woman on the night on December 16, 2012 holds the society responsible for the tragedy and says such incidents are crimes against the entire humanity. The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six...