A man has been acquitted of the charge of physically and mentally torturing his wife for dowry by a Delhi court which said the cause of dispute between them was "incompatibility and quarrelsome nature" of the woman and not the demand of dowry.
In yet another incident of crime against women, Delhi Police arrested a 30-year-old loader posted at the Indira Gandhi International airport here for allegedly molesting a female, police said on Friday.
A co-founder of GrabTaxi, Uber`s biggest competitor in Southeast Asia, remarked earlier this year that safety is so central to the online taxi booking business that some of his drivers feel like they are tracked at every moment - even when they go to the bathroom.
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday urged relevant authorities to include self-defence as part of the curriculum for girls in schools and colleges, and added that the force is determined to ensure the safety and security of women in the national capital.
US-based online global cab company Uber was in for more trouble after Delhi Police slapped a case of cheating and violating lawful orders after one of its drivers was arrested for raping a 25-year-old woman business analyst.
A Delhi court has ordered perjury proceedings against a woman for allegedly filing a false rape case against a man who was acquitted of the charges as the complainant failed to identify him as the accused.
Assuring that strict action would be taken against the Uber cab driver accused of raping a woman passenger, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that it needed to be seen from a social angle as to why such incidents keep happening.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday strongly condemned the sexual assault on a young woman by a taxi driver in the capital last week and said all necessary steps will be taken to bring the attacker to justice.
Reacting to the revelation that the cab driver accused of raping a woman passenger had earlier committed a similar crime, former National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma on Monday said that the judiciary should not grant bail to people convicted in heinous crimes so easily and that tough and concrete steps were needed to deal with such cases.
Scores of Aam Aadmi Party and NSUI workers were on Monday detained when they staged protests outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence over the rape of a 27-year-old woman by a taxi driver on Friday night.
Spending $25 per woman per year on full sexual health services would dramatically reduce mother and baby deaths and give women the choice of smaller, healthier and more productive families, according to a UN report on Thursday.