crimes against women

Delhi: Cab driver arrested after lady passenger accuses him of masturbating while driving

Delhi: Cab driver arrested after lady passenger accuses him of masturbating while driving

Flashing and public masturbation are criminal acts that are severely punuished by law.

Apr 18, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
Woman, son arrested for setting ablaze daughter-in-law

Woman, son arrested for setting ablaze daughter-in-law

Police said that the incident happened when the victim, who had shifted to her parents' house in Ghatkopar following constant quarrels with her mother-in-law, had come to her husband's home.

Apr 14, 2018, 21:26 PM IST
Pregnant artist in Pakistan shot dead after she refused to stand while singing

Pregnant artist in Pakistan shot dead after she refused to stand while singing

A local Pakistani artist was shot dead in Sindh's Larkana district after she reportedly refused to entertain a request to stand during her singing performance.

Apr 11, 2018, 21:24 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: Woman's hands broken after giving birth to third daughter

Uttar Pradesh: Woman's hands broken after giving birth to third daughter

Initial investigation has revealed that the man was frustrated that his wife could not bear him a son and he vented his anger by breaking her hands.

Apr 10, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Tantrik raped woman on pretext of curing stomach pain, gets jailed for 25 years

Tantrik raped woman on pretext of curing stomach pain, gets jailed for 25 years

Instead of treating her, the accused - Baba Dwarkadas - molested the victim and despite her protestations, raped her, according to the complaint. 

Apr 05, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Woman stabbed to death outside Andheri station

Woman stabbed to death outside Andheri station

Two men stabbed Annabibi Shaikh (27) on the railway footover bridge outside the Andheri station around 10 pm, said Deputy Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Dahiya.

Apr 05, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Did you know? National survey finds 79% women, 78% men in India want a daughter

Did you know? National survey finds 79% women, 78% men in India want a daughter

Couples overall continue to prefer having at least one son rather than at least one daughter.

Jan 23, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: One country, many faces

Dr. Vijay Agarwal, an acclaimed writer and columnist, recounts personal experiences from abroad that shed light on how Indian men, women and the entire country is perceived.

Dec 16, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

'Lucky no one threw acid on me'

Pankaj Ramendu is an independent commentator and here, he writes about the fine line between crimes against women shown in movies and those that happen in real life.

Dec 16, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Schoolgirl whacks man for allegedly molesting her

Schoolgirl whacks man for allegedly molesting her

With incidents of stalking and molestations on the rise, a school-going girl in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli emerged as an inspiration when she whacked a man repeatedly for allegedly molesting her.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Opposition attacks MP govt over Bhopal gangrape case

Opposition attacks MP govt over Bhopal gangrape case

During Friday's Assembly session, the opposition targeted the government over the Bhopal gangrape case. 

Dec 03, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Nitish Kumar says, to invite me for marriage, speak out that no dowry has been taken

Nitish Kumar says, to invite me for marriage, speak out that no dowry has been taken

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on October 2 launched a campaign against dowry and child marriage 

Oct 09, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Progress in education but crimes against women high: Justice R Banumathi

Crimes against women are on the rise and respect for them on the decline despite the progress made by them in education.

May 05, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

SP govt failed to curb crime against women in UP: Irani

Expressing serious concern over a steep rise in crimes against women during the Samajwadi Party rule, Union Minister Smriti Irani today said their dignity will be restored once BJP comes to power in UP.

Feb 04, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

With headless women's panel, Jharkhand fights crimes against women

Jharkhand is working through a surge in crimes against women with a headless women's commission.

Dec 26, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

AAP women MLAs to meet Rajnath, Jung over crimes against women

Women legislators of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma soon over what they said were "increasing cases of crime against women" in the national capital.

Sep 21, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Marginal decline in crimes against women, crimes against children up: Report

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday released the 63rd edition of ‘Crime in India' report for the year 2015, which showed a marginal decline in crimes against women, while crimes against children showed an increase.

Aug 30, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
HORRIFYING! Dancer hired for office party, gangraped at gunpoint in hotel by drunk managers - Know what happened

HORRIFYING! Dancer hired for office party, gangraped at gunpoint in hotel by drunk managers - Know what happened

There seems to be no end in sight to crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh!

Aug 16, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are the worst states for women says an IndiaSpend analysis.

Jul 09, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Arrests and interogation of women in Mexico gets mucky with police harassing and torturing them. 

Jun 28, 2016, 12:20 PM IST