Two arrested for bid to kidnap woman in Delhi

Two men who allegedly tried to kidnap a working woman from Aurobindo Marg near AIIMS in South Delhi Monday evening have been arrested.

Nobel laureates urge Indian govt to act against sexual violence

Visiting Nobel laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams have urged the government to intensify efforts to put an end to sexual violence against women and lend support to a global campaign.

Probes on crimes against women now faster than before: Mamata Banerjee

Investigations and judicial proceedings on crimes against women have now become faster than before in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said.

Married women safer on streets than in matrimonial homes: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Monday observed that married women in India are "safer on the street than in their matrimonial homes" as it upheld life imprisonment for a man convicted of killing his wife.

Crime against children, women on increase in Kerala

Kerala has witnessed an increase in crimes against children in the first seven months of this year.

Durga Puja pandals in UP raise issue of crime against women

The Durga Puja pandals in Uttar Pradesh this year have chosen themes to raise voice against female foeticide and atrocities against women, issues which have been in focus after a string of such crimes in the state.

Saket DC starts vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids & to make hostile witnesses friendly

Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court Wednesday inaugurated a vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids in the Saket district court here.

Show results of steps implemented to curb crime against women: HC to govt


New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the city government and police to inform it whether the measures claimed to be implemented by them to curb crimes against women are producing any results.

Retired govt doctor booked for molesting patient

A retired doctor, living on the premises of a government hospital here, was on Thursday booked for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman, police said.

Veteran British DJ Travis faces sex assault retrial

Veteran British DJ Dave Lee Travis was back in court on Friday facing a retrial on charges of sexual assaults against women dating back to the 1990s.

77% of teenage Indian girls endure sexual violence: UN
77% of teenage Indian girls endure sexual violence: UN

About 77 percent of girls aged between 15 and 19 in India have been subjected to sexual violence by their spouses, according to a report by UNICEF which also said more than half of the girls in the age group faced physical abuse at the hands of their parents.

Why additional fast-track courts for women not set up, asks HC

Peeved by Maharashtra government's failure to set up more fast-track courts to deal with the cases related to crimes against women despite Supreme Court's directive, the Bombay High Court on Thursday summoned the concerned officer of state's finance department.

Rape accused's sister gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A rape accused's sister was kidnapped and gang-raped by five men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said Tuesday.

Three 'exorcists' arrested for molesting woman

Three men, claiming to be exorcists, were arrested for allegedly molesting a Delhi woman in Mohan Nagar area of the district, police said on Sunday.

Gang terrorise Hyderabad teen with snake to rape, film her
Gang terrorise Hyderabad teen with snake to rape, film her

Police have nabbed a gang of criminals involved in the gruesome gang-rape case of an 18-year-old girl at a farm-house on the outskirts of the city.

DNA: Constant harassment and stalking forces Rohtak girls to commit suicide

Continuous harassment and stalking by a group of youths allegedly forced two teenage girls to commit suicide in Haryana's Rohtak district on Monday.

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Fed up of stalking by boys, two Rohtak girls commit suicide

Nikita Duhan (17) and her friend Madhu (16) committed suicide on Monday after getting tired of repeated stalking and harassment by a few young men.The abusers had made it their habit to follow the girls to their coaching institute and back.

Why two young girls with 'American dream' ended their lives in Rohtak

This town in Haryana - the state infamous for skewed sex ratio – has yet to come to terms with the death of two teenage girls earlier this week.

Police announce Rs 5,000 reward for info on woman`s attackers

Police Monday announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for any information leading to the arrest of the two absconding accused in connection with the incident where a woman took on a group of attackers singlehandedly on a busy street here after they attacked her husband.

Delhi HC unhappy over tardy pace of awareness drive on sex offences

Delhi HC has pulled up the Centre and city government for their "tardy" pace of implementing steps to create awareness on the issue of sexual offences and related laws in the capital.