Son of SP MLA booked for threatening BDC member in UP

A newly elected woman BDC member has lodged an FIR accusing the son of a Samajwadi Party MLA of threatening her against contesting the upcoming Block Pramukh election.

DCW summons Delhi Police chief BS Bassi for not sharing data of crime against women

BC Bassi has been asked to appear before DCW on February 8 and also explain the "unreasonable" causes of delay in providing the information.

Panic grips Delhi's Mayur Vihar as woman's body found stuffed in bag on e-rickshaw
Panic grips Delhi's Mayur Vihar as woman's body found stuffed in bag on e-rickshaw

In a shocking incident, a body of an unidentified woman was found inside a bag in an e-rickshaw in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar area on Wednesday.

Boy with friends kidnaps his girlfriend, auctions her for Rs 70,000; still out of police net
Boy with friends kidnaps his girlfriend, auctions her for Rs 70,000; still out of police net

In a shocking revelation, a girl, who was kidnapped from her village, has told police that she was sold during an auction by her boyfriend for Rs 70,000.

Why it's important for every mother to discuss sexual harassment issue with her son: Watch
Why it's important for every mother to discuss sexual harassment issue with her son: Watch

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has taken a unique initiative in teaching women how to deal with incidents of sexual harassment, which they often face in their day-to-day lives.

Over 96 percent of rapists acquaintances, family members: Delhi Police

Over the over 2,000 cases of rape that occurred in the national capital in 2015, 96.61 percent were committed by people who had an "acquaintance" with the victim or "family members", said the annual report of Delhi Police released on Monday.

7-year-old raped by minor in UP

In a shocking incident, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor at Buxanpur village here, police said on Thursday.

Eleven women jailed in Maharashtra for stripping woman, parading her naked
Eleven women jailed in Maharashtra for stripping woman, parading her naked

The convicted were accused of assaulting the woman, stripping her of clothes and parading her naked in Sewri in 2010.

Tarun Gogoi slams Smriti Irani, says Assam women in better condition than BJP-ruled states
Tarun Gogoi slams Smriti Irani, says Assam women in better condition than BJP-ruled states

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday came out with statistics in BJP-ruled states to claim that the condition of women was better in Assam than in many states, a day after union HRD Minister Smriti Irani attacked the Congress government in the state over atrocities on women.

Virat Kohli condemns ill-treatment of women
Virat Kohli condemns ill-treatment of women

The skipper blames the society that we have built over the years where women have always been known to be treated as inferiors.

Uttar Pradesh shame: Class 9 girl gang-raped, murdered in Aligarh
Uttar Pradesh shame: Class 9 girl gang-raped, murdered in Aligarh

A 17-year-old girl was on her way to school on a bicycle on Wednesday when the accused waylaid her. She was then raped and murdered in Harduganj area.

DNA: Nirbhaya's parents voice their disappointment, say that women in India can never get justice

Disappointed with Supreme Court's decision to reject the petition filed by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) against the release of the juvenile offender in the December 16 gang-rape case, Nirbhaya's parents on Monday said that the women of this country will never get justice.

This cabbie was about to rape sleeping girl passenger when this happened – Watch
This cabbie was about to rape sleeping girl passenger when this happened – Watch

At a time when a debate is raging across the country if women are safer in country three years after a gang-rape in a moving bus on the roads of Delhi, a short film on the issue has gone viral.

Govt sensitive to issue of crimes against women, children: Rajnath Singh

The government is sensitive to the problem of crimes against women and children and has strengthened legal and institutional infrastructure to deal with the menace, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Married woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh

A married woman has been gang-raped in a village here, who also alleged that a police complaint was filed in the case only after a court intervened.

DNA: Crime statistics - One rape every 14 minutes in India!

Even as an increasing number of violent crimes against women, especially rape, continue to be reported across the country, a 13-year analysis of crime data reveals that a little more than 57 rapes were reported every day.

Read story of Rajasthan teen who was raped by her uncle

A 19-year-old college student was allegedly raped by her distant relative and a bus conductor, who also blackmailed her using the video clip of the incident here, police said on Wednesday.

Three years of Nirbhaya case: Why are women feeling betrayed, vulnerable

On the third anniversary of Nirbhaya gang-rape case, activists on Tuesday said that women continue to face violence in every sphere of life and that it was the certainty of justice which can bring about a change and not the severity of punishment.

27-year-old neighbour rapes 9-year-old, victim dies

A nine-year-old girl died after being allegedly raped by her neighbour at Shakaripukur area in Burdwan town, police said.

Delhi gang-rape: No NSA on Nirbhaya's 'radicalised' juvenile rapist; to walk free?
Delhi gang-rape: No NSA on Nirbhaya's 'radicalised' juvenile rapist; to walk free?

In a major development, in all likelihood the juvenile rapist in the Delhi gang-rape case will not be booked under the National Security Act (NSA).