Women

  • Nagpur: Shiv Sena women wing President found murdered at her residence 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Shiv Sena women wing President Aarti Borkar, 40, was slain to death at her residence in north Nagpur on Friday night. Borkar' body has stab wounds. The murder was reported at around 10 PM on Friday. More details are awaited. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team sign off fifth at Glasgow Games 18 hours 19 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team secured a 2-1 win over hosts Scotland to finish a disappointing fifth in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Anupa Barla and Poonam Rani scored two quick field goals in the second half to help their team earn a consolation win. Nikki Kid converted a...
  • Bihar to connect 1.5 crore women through 10 lakh SHG 18 hours 50 minutes ago

    To bring women working in the unorganised sector under one umbrella, Bihar government is aiming at establishing 10 lakh Self Helf Groups (SHG) and connect 1.5 crore women through them, former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday. "Connecting 1.5 crore women to 10 lakh SHGs will affect over six crore...
  • CWG 2014: Shamini-Madhurika win in table tennis women's doubles 19 hours 14 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a mixed start to the day for Indian paddlers, Shamini Kumaresan and Madhurika Patkar won their third round women's doubles match but there was some disappointment as the pair of Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak lost to their Malaysian opponents at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was...
  • Court finds man guilty of raping 92-year-old woman Yesterday

    A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of raping a 92-year-old woman by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District and Sessions Judge Shyam Kumar on Wednesday held the accused Mantu guilty of committing the crime under section 376 (rape) of the IPC. The quantum of sentence is yet to be...
  • Stuck with rural roots Chinese men losing out to urbane women Yesterday

    Beijing: Bad dress sense, crude demeanour, poor hygiene coupled with their inability to shake off their rural roots, the Chinese young and middle-aged men are turning out to be no match for their stylish, urbane and highly demanding female counterparts. China's increasingly assertive social media is abuzz over a teasing...
  • Accused not afraid as judicial process is time taking: NCW on Bangalore rape 2 days ago

    Reacting to the rape of a six-year-old child in her school, NCW member Shamina Shaifq said, "the judicial procedure is so time taking that the perpetrators are not afraid of anything. If the government cannot ensure safety of women and children then who will?" ...
  • Police arrest tenant for raping landlord's 14-year-old daughter 2 days ago

    A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped for eight months by her tenant in Haridwar district, police said on Wednesday. The accused identified as Vinay was arrested from Jwalapur area of the district yesterday after the victim's mother victim lodged a complaint charging him of raping her daughter for eight months, they...
  • Don't laugh loudly, Turkish deputy PM tells women 3 days ago

    Istanbul: One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, one of the co-founders of the ruling Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), made the comment...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 3 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team came back strongly from a 0-3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games here. India displayed immense maturity by learning from their previous defeat and not letting the Sunday loss affect...
  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested 3 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 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 6 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 July 25, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 22, 2014

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  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    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' July 22, 2014

    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 July 22, 2014

    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 July 22, 2014

    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...