On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections.
Reacting to the outroar following the rape of a 25-year-old woman by a cab driver, the Delhi government on Monday came down on radio taxi services allowing only six companies to operate in the national capital.
A 'character certificate' purportedly issued in the name of an Additional DCP of the Delhi Police in August this year to the driver accused in the Uber rape case has given a new twist to the case on Monday even as Delhi Police Commissioner termed it as fake and ordered an inquiry into it.
Delhi Police is considering filing an FIR against Uber as investigators probing the rape of a 27-year-old woman have found "criminal negligence" and "abetment" to crime by the US-based cab company whose General Manager was grilled today.
Questioning Modi Government's claims of 'Achche din' in India, the Mahila Congress workers on Monday staged a protest against increasing number of crimes against women and demanded stern action against the culprits.
Congress on Monday attacked the government over the alleged rape of 27-year-old girl by a cab driver,saying nothing has happened "on ground" regarding women safety, as promised by the BJP during the election campaign.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the city government for dilly-dally on the issue of women's safety in the capital and said it was merely "shuttling files" from one department to another without any result.
Attacking the BJP government for failing to provide security to women, Rajasthan Mahila Congress Wednesday said it will send a seven-member team to Thuravad village in Rajsamand on Thursday to prepare a report on the incident where a woman was allegedly paraded half-naked.
Similar to the New York girl, who walked the streets for nearly 10 hours as a social experiment, to check whether men ogle at her or not, a young team back in the country decided to come up with a video of a woman roaming in Mumbai city.
If the masses loved her in movies like “Highway” and “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania”, Alia Bhatt has again won many a heart. Her latest short film “Going Home”, based on women’s safety, has gone viral on social networking site. The actress says the film is close to her.
Zee Media has started an all new initiative on generating traffic awareness among the women in Delhi by asking them to wear a helmet even if they are on the back seat of a two wheeler. It will soon be made a rule in Delhi by the traffic police.
Safety of women inside university's campus is one of the many issues with which Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student organisation of Delhi University, will be going to the upcoming students union elections.
Sharing India`s "shock and horror" over the brutal rape and murder of two girls in Uttar Pradesh, ten influential US Senators have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action to combat gender-based violence and improve the safety of women in the country.
Can I walk on my own? Will I be safe today? Do I actually have the right to live freely? These are just some questions I ask myself every day.
There has been an unprecedented number heinous acts committed against women lately, whether it be rape or domestic violence. Justice is still pending for countless women in the country and the nation has failed to deliver what it promised since Independence - equality and justice for all.