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Women in distress: Govt mulls setting up computer-aided dispatch platforms

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:00

To improve efficiency in responding to women distress calls and provide speedy help, the government is planning to set up computer-aided dispatch platforms in 114 cities across the country, including 41 highly crime-prone.

Stalker slashes girl`s throat, arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:19

A stalker slashed the throat of a 17-year-old girl in Agarpara of North 24 Parganas district, police said on Sunday.

Law and order situation "not good" in UP: Smriti Irani

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:50

Expressing dismay over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today asked the Akhilesh Yadav government to pay special attention towards the security of women and children.

Rape cases rise in HP, more women police stations promised

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:12

Rape cases have increased in Himachal Pradesh in the first half of 2014 as compared to the same period last year, DGP Sanjay Kumar said on Friday as he listed out steps, including setting up of women police stations, to reduce crime against women.

More women personnel in Delhi police now

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 17:36

Delhi Police has increased the number of women police personnel following the Dec 16, 2012, gang rape of a young woman in the national capital, Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi said here Saturday.

Kangaroo court orders woman to be tonsured, paraded

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:13

A woman, who lodged a complaint against some villagers over a land related issue, was tonsured, beaten up and paraded in a village on the orders of a kangaroo court in East Midnapore district, a senior police officer said on Monday.

Crimes against women up in 6 Northeast states, Assam tops list

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:17

Crimes against women in six of the eight northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend.

Rape threat: Tapas Pal`s remark was a `slip of tongue`, says President`s son

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:30

Amidst the row over Tapas Pal`s controversial remarks on women, Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee has said that since the actor and Trinamool Congress MP has apologised the matter should end.

Uproar in UP House over crime against women, communal violence

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:26

Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue of rising cases of crime against women and communal violence in the state, with opposition BSP and BJP staging separate walkouts during Question Hour.

3,000 more women personnel for Delhi Police by next year

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:09

Three thousand women will join Delhi Police by next year as part of the government`s efforts to strengthen the capital`s police force to deal with crime, especially against women.

Woman paraded naked in UP village, husband beaten up

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:59

A woman was allegedly stripped and forced to walk around naked while her husband was severely beaten up for opposing "local goons" in Andryan village of Jehanabad area here.

Shah Rukh Khan’s driver arrested for raping Sangeeta Bijlani`s maid

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 10:11

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s driver has been arrested by the Bandra Police for raping a minor, said reports on Thursday.