Women safety

Delhi govt planning how to make shared cab rides safe for women: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi govt planning how to make shared cab rides safe for women: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday termed cab sharing a "good idea" and invited suggestions on how to allow it, keeping in mind the safety of women.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Pakistan fourth in worst countries for women, India only marginally better

Pakistan fourth in worst countries for women, India only marginally better

Several African countries fare better than countries of the sub-continent in the list which ranks 153 countries in the Women, Peace and Security Index.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Researchers suggested that young men and extroverted or neurotic people are more prone to distraction.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Women's safety: HC seeks Delhi Police Commissioner's presence in court

Women's safety: HC seeks Delhi Police Commissioner's presence in court

Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal told the court that crime rate in the city was very high.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal initiates steps against illegal storage, sale of acid

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal initiates steps against illegal storage, sale of acid

 Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has directed officers to devise a mechanism with active participation of all stakeholders to weed out the "menace" of illegal storage and sale of acid in the city.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
High Court pulls up Delhi Police for missing CCTVs, large number of vacancies

High Court pulls up Delhi Police for missing CCTVs, large number of vacancies

A day after a report once again deemed the Capital as one of the most unsafe places in the country for women, Delhi High Court pulled up Delhi Police for not having CCTVs installed at police stations and for large number of vacancies in the department.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Women need to be their own heroes: Taapsee Pannu

Women need to be their own heroes: Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu, who is collaborating with Ficci Ladies Organisation (FLO) for a self-defense training event, says women should know how to be their heroes.

Sep 09, 2017, 10:32 AM IST

Delhi Police ties up with Uber for women safety

The DCP of the Crime Branch, Madhur Verma, who was also present at the programme, said the Himmat app is the Delhi Police's another step towards women's safety which becomes more crucial in a society that has a parochial mindset. 

 

Aug 04, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Operation Durga started for women safety, security: Haryana DGP

B.S. Sandhu, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana on Sunday said that `Operation Durga` was started in the state for safety and security of women at schools, universities, bus stands and railway stations in the state.

Apr 30, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Geetha Johri, Gujarat's newly-appointed police chief, vows to work towards women's safety

Geetha Johri, Gujarat's newly-appointed police chief, vows to work towards women's safety

Geetha Johri, who Tuesday took charge as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat, asserted that women safety is her first priority and said she will work towards women empowerment.

Apr 04, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Sixth sense in women key self-defence, says Vidyut Jammwal

Sixth sense in women key self-defence, says Vidyut Jammwal

Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who also teaches martial arts to women, says women are blessed with sixth sense which could be a key to their self-defence.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Kohni Maar: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu demonstrate self-defence technique for women

Kohni Maar: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu demonstrate self-defence technique for women

Akki posted an interesting video on the social media. In the short clip, the 29-year-old actress can be seen explaining a method called 'Kohni Maar' which can be used to teach a lesson to the molester.

Mar 06, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Delhi Police installs 4000 CCTV cameras in 8 years even though women safety remains cause for concern

Delhi Police installs 4000 CCTV cameras in 8 years even though women safety remains cause for concern

Delhi Police has managed to install just over 4,000 CCTV cameras in the past eight years even though the issue of women safety remains a cause for concern.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Teenager shot in the head by friend in Delhi's Najafgarh area, culprit absconding

Teenager shot in the head by friend in Delhi's Najafgarh area, culprit absconding

In yet another incident highlighting concerns over safety of women in the national capital, a 17-year-old girl was shot dead by her friend on Wednesday .

Dec 21, 2016, 09:09 AM IST

Is Kashmir safe for women? You're wrong, Madam Mufti

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Oct 10, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Gurgaon police to have own app for women safety

Police Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar said on Saturday that the Gurgaon Police will soon launch a new app for the safety of women here.

Oct 01, 2016, 20:04 PM IST

Delhi University polls: Women safety, regular panchayat in NSUI manifesto

Rollback of the Choice Based Credit System, a body for students from the northeast, regular panchayat and women safety measures on the campus are some of the prominent issues on NSUI's agenda for the upcoming Delhi University polls.

Sep 07, 2016, 00:02 AM IST
'I Feel Safe' - Mobile app to ensure women safety launched

'I Feel Safe' - Mobile app to ensure women safety launched

A mobile application "I Feel Safe" aimed at helping women ensure their safety in the national capital was launched at Delhi University on Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
All talk and no action! Arvind Kejriwal never held meeting on women safety, reveals RTI - Know details

All talk and no action! Arvind Kejriwal never held meeting on women safety, reveals RTI - Know details

It seems Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is all talk and no action as far as the issue of women safety and law & order situation in the national capital is concerned!

Aug 09, 2016, 12:59 PM IST