Women`s safety

CM Yogi Adityanath's goal is ensuring safety of women across UP: BJP

Backing Uttar Pradesh newly-elected Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the under former`s rule any crime will not be tolerated and women`s safety is the priority.

Mar 26, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Delhi Police should not work under Centre's dictate: HC

The High Court asked Delhi Police to "aggressively" tell the central government that it needed more policemen. 

Jan 20, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

Of women, children and freedom…

India may have awaken to life and freedom on August 15, 1947 but how many more years, when her women and children will ‘awaken to life and freedom’ is the question we need to ask ourselves.

Aug 10, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

Compensate rape victims in 24 hours, expedite induction of more cops: HC

Expressing displeasure over the current procedure of paying compensation to rape victims, the Delhi High Court ordered that the money be disbursed within 24 hours of the award.

Aug 06, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

Cabinet to take up Juvenile Justice Act amendments on Tuesday

A proposal to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by cabinet o Wednesday.

Aug 05, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

Seven-year-old girl gang-raped by three minors in Delhi

A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by her three minor neighbours in Paschim Vihar area of west Delhi, police said on Monday.

Jul 07, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

33,707 rape cases registered in India in 2013, MP tops list

Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases, followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in 2013 across the country which witnessed over 33,707 such incidents.

Jul 02, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Rape on rise due to failure of live-in relationships: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has held that rape cases are increasing due to failure of live-in relationship or young adults acting immaturely by getting into commitments that end up in break-ups.

Jun 20, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Girl overpowers man who tried to molest her, hands him over to police

Gathering courage, a 20-year-old girl overpowered a man who allegedly tried to molest her in a park in high-security Chanakyapuri area and handed him over to police.

Jun 11, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

Man gets 10-years in jail for raping Air Force staffer`s wife

A 55-year-old man has been awarded 10 years` rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for raping and pouring hazardous "chemical" on the private parts of the wife of an Air Force staffer.

May 25, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Delhi High Cour raps Centre, Delhi govt on campaign against sexual offences

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Centre and the city government for their approach in creating mass awareness against sexual offences concerning child and women.

May 22, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

HC asks Centre, city govt to induct more cops in Delhi Police

Delhi High Court asked the Centre, city government and police to take steps in creating and filling up additional posts in the police.

Apr 17, 2014, 00:55 AM IST

Rapist should face severe, strict punishment but only after guilt proved: SC

Rape is a reprehensible act and every perpetrator of the crime should be punished severely but only after the accused`s guilt has been proved beyond doubt, the Supreme Court has said.

Apr 15, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Issues for Delhi women voters - Safety, stability, inflation

Security, inflation and stable government remained predominant issues weighing on women voters` minds in the national capital, which witnessed brisk polling on Thursday.

Apr 10, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Modi attacks Congress over women`s safety

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the issue of women`s safety in the country.

Apr 04, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Woman hit with bottle for not giving phone number

A 26-year-old woman was injured after being hit on the face with a glass bottle by three men after she refused to give them her phone number.

Mar 04, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Teenaged girl gang-raped by two neighbours in Delhi

A teenager was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two of her neighbours in northwest Delhi`s Timarpur area on Thursday, police said.

Feb 28, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

40-year old arrested for raping minor in Coimbatore

A 40-year-old man was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting and impregnating a minor girl student in Periyanaicken Palayam.

Feb 18, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

Phone Operator gang-rape: Prosecution finish examination of witnesses

The prosecution on Tuesday closed the Shakti mill telephone operator gang-rape case of July 31, 2013 as it has examined all the witnesses.

Feb 18, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

Minor handicap girl raped in Thane

A teenaged handicap girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by her neighbour for nearly a year in Jawahar locality, police said on Monday.

Feb 17, 2014, 14:35 PM IST