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Delhi women scared of going to police stations: Sheila Dikshit

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 15:52

Women in the national capital are scared of going to police stations to register their complaints, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday.

Man cannot be prosecuted for rape for consensual sex with major woman: SC

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 19:48

A man cannot be prosecuted for rape for being in a sexual relationship with his major woman friend if he intended to marry her but the wedlock could not take place due to some circustances, the Supreme Court today held.

Crimes against women, children are dealt on priority: SC judge

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 20:23

Supreme Court Judge Justice P Sathasivam on Sunday said the cases of crime against children and women were being handled on priority basis.

MP govt to set up task force to curb crimes against women

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 14:10

Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up a special task force to check crimes against women in the state, an official release said Wednesday.

Bihar govt for speedy trial in cases of rape, heinous crimes

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 17:35

A total of 823 cases of rape were registered in Bihar till October last year and the state government has instructed district police chiefs to facilitate their speedy trial.

Radical changes in new bill on crimes against women

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 23:35

A bill which seeks to make punishment for crime against women more stringent is different on at least four counts from an ordinance issued recently.

Chhattisgarh: Four sisters, minors, suffer acid attack

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 19:33

Four minor dalit sisters received serious burn injuries when an unidentified youth allegedly threw acid on them in the district here, police said on Sunday.

Helpi to aid women in times of distress

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 21:17

The Delhi-based OneWorld Foundation India (OWFI) launched a personal safety App on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD).

My daughter feels unsafe in Delhi: CM Sheila Dikshit

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:45

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit admitted that statistics on crime against women are shocking.

MHA prepares for inter-ministerial talks on criminal law bill

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 21:47

The Home Ministry is moving fast to hold inter-ministerial consultations on the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill.

Amazon pulls offensive `keep calm and rape them` T-shirts

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 11:16

Online retailer Amazon has been slammed for selling offensive T-shirts with slogans that seem to promote crime against women.`

Rise in crimes against women a ‘matter of shame’: PM

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 15:08

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hoped Parliament would "urgently" pass amendments to strengthening criminal laws in this regard.