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Akhilesh Yadav tells officials to effectively pursue women crime cases

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:01

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday directed officials to ensure effective pursuance of pending court cases, concerning rape and other crimes against women to bring the culprits to book at the earliest.

Crimes against women up in six Northeast states; Assam tops list

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:56

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.

Crimes against women in Goa serious concern: Governor

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:13

Goa Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo severely criticised the Goa government Thursday over rising crimes against women in the state.

19-yr-old girl found unconscious on roadside in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:43

A 19-year-old girl was found lying unconscious on the roadside near IIT Gate in south Delhi, police said today.

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.