Women should carry knife to protect themselves: Shilpa Shetty

Urging women to become "self-reliant", Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty today recommended them to carry a knife to protect themselves from molesters.

Fast-track courts need to speed up: Farhan Akhtar

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who launched the Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD) campaign earlier this year, believes that the concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name, thereby granting speedy justice to victims of rape.

Nobody afraid of law, it`s ineffective: Om Puri

Refusing to agree with certain politicians who blame the rise in crimes against women on migrants, veteran actor Om Puri Saturday pointed out that the country`s legal system is "ineffective" and slow.

`Grand Masti` stars call for strict action for rapists

`Grand Masti` actors Vivek Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh and Aftab Shivadasani have called for serious action against the growing number of rapists in the country.

Mumbai gang-rape: Amitabh Bachchan expresses shock

"Deeply shocked" and "distressed" over the gangrape of a woman photojournalist in Mumbai, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said

People losing their senses, values: Waheeda Rehman

Stating that "people are losing their values", legendary actress Waheeda Rehman suggested that the policemen be taught proper values to properly deal with rising incidents of crime against women.

Reacting to rape cases with words meaningless: Karan Johar

The Indian film fraternity took to social networking platforms with full force to vent their anger against the recent gang-rape in Mumbai, but filmmaker Karan Johar says the lack of a solution renders these words meaningless.

Elderly woman rape case: Accused in police remand till Dec 14

A man who was arrested for allegedly raping a sixty-one year old woman, was on Monday remanded to police custody till December 14 by a local court.

Air-hostess rape case: Pilot acquitted

A local court on Tuesday acquitted a pilot, who was accused of raping his air hostess-colleague two years ago.

Mumbai: Naval officer cleared of rape charge

The Naval authorities told the High Court that they have given a "clean chit" to a serving officer against whom the allegations of rape were leveled.