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Ten incidents of sexual assault, UP accounts for four

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 21:45

More cases of crime against women were reported in several parts of the country with Uttar Pradesh alone accounting for four of the 10 incidents of sexual assault which included the alleged gangrape of a 25-year-old girl in Delhi.

Crime against women on the rise in Rajasthan: Pilot

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 00:11

Former Union minister Sachin Pilot on Sunday said crime against women and incidents of rape have been rising alarmingly in the state since the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government took charge around five months ago.

Girl raped for one year on pretext of job

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 13:57

A 21-year-old girl was allegedly raped for one year by a beer bar manager on pretext of getting her a good job, police said today.

One Billion Rising campaign kicks off; Bollywood lends support

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:55

The One Billion Rising campaign (OBR), which will see over a billion people rising to protest against violence against women, started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and former Miss India Gul Panag lending their support to the campaign.

Aamir Khan joins the `One Billion Rising` campaign

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 17:46

Superstar Aamir Khan lent his support to end the violence against women in the global `One Billion Rising` campaign.

One in five women raped in US: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:15

Nearly 22 million women - about one in five - have been raped in their lifetimes in the US, with nearly half of the victims subjected to sexual assault before the age of 18, according to a White House report.

Crime against women shows increase in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 12:30

Latest crime figures collected from the state police headquarters reveal that a total of 10,898 cases of crime against women were registered in the state last year till November.

Seeking an attitude change on women

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 10:55

“Let it be love, and not lust that drives you to women”, “Men - Don`t stare at women”, “Respect women, feel awesome” - such messages greeted passersby at a event.

PM favours institutional mechanisms for women`s safety

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 15:25

Against the backdrop of rape and other crimes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday favoured putting in place institutional mechanisms to ensure safety and security of women and children.

Tripura gets fast track courts for crime against women

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 22:54

Two fast track courts have been formed by the Tripura High Court for speedy disposal of cases related to crime against women.

Bengal girl set afire for resisting rape dies

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 00:09

An 11-year-old girl, set on fire four days ago by a man who tried to rape her, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital on Sunday.

Odisha Govt ‘insensitive’ towards crimes against women: NCW

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 18:05

Accusing Odisha government of being "insensitive" to crimes against women, National Commission for Women (NCW) on Saturday said there had been a spurt in henious crimes against women in the state.