Delhi court frees husband, says wife's nature quarrelsome

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.

Church of England names first woman bishop

 The Church of England on Wednesday named vicar Libby Lane as its first woman bishop, following a historic change in its rules.

Bihar: Woman jumps on husband's funeral pyre

A woman in Saharsa district of Bihar committed suicide by jumping on the funeral pyre of her husband, reports stated on Sunday.

Woman gangraped, son murdered; all five accused arrested

A 25-year-old migrant woman was allegedly gangraped and sold to a man for Rs 40,000 while her three-year-old child was strangulated to death, police said on Saturday.

30-year-old man held for allegedly molesting woman at IGI Airport

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. 

Women's safety in focus as Uber rivals race across Southeast Asia

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.

Two Kenyans charged for violently stripping woman

Two Kenyans accused of stripping a woman have been charged with sexual assault, reports said Thursday, a case that sparked angry protests after a video of the attack was made public.

Delhi cab rape case: As it happened on Thursday
Delhi cab rape case: As it happened on Thursday

Karnataka government has decided to ban Uber cab service in the state, following similar bans in Delhi, Hyderabad and Maharashtra.

Singapore man makes up-skirt video of woman, swallows memory card

 The law in Singapore found it hard to swallow what the man did, and to his peril he cannot digest his crime either and must cool his heels in jail.

Delhi Police chief urges inclusion of self-defence in school curriculum

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.

Delhi cab rape case: As it happened on Wednesday
Delhi cab rape case: As it happened on Wednesday

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. 

Perjury proceedings ordered against woman for false rape case

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.

Delhi cab rape case: Have to examine why such incidents happen, says Rijiju

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.

Rape case: All steps will be taken to bring offender to justice, assures Rajnath Singh

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.

Delhi cab rape case: Mamata Sharma calls for concrete, tough steps by judiciary

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.

AAP, NSUI stage protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence over taxi rape

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.

Delhi cab rape case: Driver in police custody till Dec 11, chargesheet to be filed in 3 weeks
Delhi cab rape case: Driver in police custody till Dec 11, chargesheet to be filed in 3 weeks

The Delhi government on Monday banned with immediate effect all operations by private cab service Uber in the city in the wake of the alleged rape incident.

Delhi shamed again: Uber cab rape a murky reminder of Dec 16 Nirbhaya case?
Delhi shamed again: Uber cab rape a murky reminder of Dec 16 Nirbhaya case?

The Uber cab driver who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman while she was returning from Gurgaon on Friday night, has reportedly been detained by the police.

11 implants allow woman to walk after 36 years

For 48-year-old Sachi, life remained painful for more than three decades.

UN says $25 spent on sexual health per woman per year would reduce deaths

 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.