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Delhi High Court seeks status report on `crime mapping` of Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 21:04

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to provide a status report on "crime mapping" of the capital, especially on crimes against women.

Need to change mental and moral make-up: President

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 16:06

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said that legislation alone cannot emancipate women and stressed on the need for a fundamental re-setting of mental and moral make-up, civic sense and social conduct.

Major report reveals `extensive` abuse of women in EU

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 09:13

A third of women in Europe have suffered a physical or sexual assault and five percent have been raped, a major new study revealed Wednesday, uncovering "extensive human rights abuse" throughout the European Union.

Changing Attitudes towards Women, the Spiritual Way

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:26

Incidents of rapes and molestations, which were taboo in many parts of the country such as Kolkata and Mumbai, have become frequent.

Committee raps govt for failing to check crimes against women

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 23:12

A committee on empowerment of women on Monday rapped the government for failing to formulate a concrete action plan to prevent the "astronomical" increase in incidents of sexual abuse and creating a safe enviornment for women.

More policewomen in Tripura to curb crimes against women

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 00:45

Tripura has decided to recruit more women police personnel and set up more all-women police stations to curb crimes against women, the state police chief said.

Delhi gang-rape shame: Nirbhaya fund unused, claims AAP member

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 04:52

It`s been one year since the spine-chilling incident of Nirbhaya gang-rape that stirred millions of souls, rousing the countrymen out of apathy forcing them to take to streets to protest.

After making sexist remarks, Farooq Abdullah tenders half-hearted apology

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 11:45

National Conference chief and Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday triggered a controversy by commenting that the situation in the society is so bad that he is afraid of speaking to women these days.

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.