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Mumbai shame: 16-yr old girl gang-raped in Goregaon on pretext of Diwali puja

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 09:01

Over two months after a photojournalist was gang-raped in Shakti Mills, yet another incident of gang-rape has surfaced to shame Mumbai as a 16 year old was gang-raped by six men in Goregaon, reports said Monday.

Reset moral compass to prevent crimes against women: President

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 14:10

Indians should reset their moral compass to prevent crimes against women which are projecting a distorted image of India, President Pranab Mukherjee has said in the backdrop of gang-rapes in Delhi and Mumbai which have outraged the nation.

Woman`s leg cut off to steal anklets in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 18:40

In a bizarre incident, unidentified robbers chopped off the legs of a 50-year-old woman to rob her of her silver anklets in a village near Jaipur, police said on Wednesday.

Working to curb sexual crimes against women on trains: Patil

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 21:43

Alarmed by the spate of eve-teasing and molestation incidents involving women on local trains in the city, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Monday said Government Railway Police had started taking stringent action to curb such crimes.

`Delhi as unsafe for women as on December 16`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:02

The only thing constant about change is change itself but this doesn`t seem to be the case when it comes to the national capital.

Laws won`t help women if witnesses turn hostile: HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 00:52

Allahabad High Court has observed that stringent laws are unlikely to check crimes against women unless witnesses appear in court and give evidence and do not turn hostile or give false testimony.

Crime situation under control in Odisha: Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 21:46

Naveen Patnaik said Orissa HC has been requested to earmark one court of JMFC in each district for trial in cases of crimes against women.

Mass rally to protest crimes against women staged in Manipur

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 11:36

A mass rally was staged here as a mark of protest crimes against women.

Attitude towards women must change: Pallam Raju

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 09:47

Government was taking steps to improve women`s participation in employment by imparting training in skill development, Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju said on Sunday.

Italy ratifies treaty combating violence against women

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 15:25

The 2011 Istanbul Convention aims to "prevent violence, protect victims and punish the guilty," Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said.

Goa Governor worried over rising crime against women, children

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 12:19

Goa Governor BV Wanchoo on Tuesday expressed concern about the rising crimes against women and girl child in the state.

West Bengal records highest crimes against women

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 19:17

West Bengal was in news once again for all the wrong reasons with the state recording the maximum number of crimes committed against women in 2012.