The father of the 25-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a driver of Uber cab service provider, on Sunday claimed that the word 'hotel' was not used in the in-camera proceedings in the court yesterday, as reported by the media.
The 25-year-old woman executive, allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi, on Sunday said she is suffering mentally everyday and lashed out at the web-based US taxi firm for "insult to her injury", saying it has only made cosmetic changes to its policies to operate in India.
Hours after the Delhi High Court allowed the accused driver who is facing trial in the Uber cab rape case to recall 13 prosecution witnesses, a court here today said the victim will be cross-examined on Thursday.
British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, whose documentary on the December 16 gang rape has created furore in India for showing an interview with one of the convicts, said on Tuesday that it was her attempt to examine men’s attitude towards women.
The driver of US-based cab service provider, Uber, was identified in the court premises by a 27-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by him in December last year, Delhi Police has said in its chargesheet filed in a court here.
Facing an onslaught of criticism over the alleged rape by one its drivers, internet-based taxi firm Uber on Thursday apologised and said it will tighten background checks even as two more states - Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka - banned web-based cab services.
In a first of its kind project in the country, mini drones fitted with night vision cameras will be used to patrol the streets of the national capital by the Delhi Police in order to make the city safer for women.
Under attack over the alleged rape by one its drivers, internet-based taxi firm Uber today apologised and said it will assist authorities to help bring the accused to justice as it expressed hope of operating in the city again.
The recent rape of a 25-year-old working woman in a taxi has raised questions on women's safety in cabs - considered, until now, one of the reliable modes of trravel. Now, women find themselves in a quandary as to which transport form can ensure a safe, hassle-free ride to their destination, irrespective of the time of day or night.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking measures to regulate radio cabs in the national capital, which were allegedly flouting existing norms and guidelines made by the government, days after a 27-year- old woman was raped by an Uber taxi driver.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi Monday said the private company should look after the security concerns of their workers, as the onus of the same cannot be put on the government alone.