Women's safety

Government determined to act against rape, but make sons more responsible: PM Modi

The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared the Ordinance which provides death sentence for rapists of girls under 12 years.

Apr 24, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Class 11 student gang-raped in Greater Noida

The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance stipulating stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 16 and 12 years.

Apr 23, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

Don't make boyfriends, atrocities against women will stop: Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA's advice to girls

BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh PL Shakya had in December 2017 questioned Virat Kohli's 'patriotism' after he married Anushka Sharma in Italy.

Mar 25, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

CISF to patrol 'dark areas' at Delhi Metro stations

In the wake of an incident of molestation inside a metro station, the CISF on Friday issued a direction for its quick reaction teams (QRTs), including women commandos, to increase patrols in the dark and un-manned areas inside Delhi Metro stations.

Nov 17, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

All unwelcome physical contacts not sexual harassment: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has ruled that not all unwelcome physical contacts can be categorised as sexual harassment

Nov 02, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Engineering student shares her anger on Twitter after being followed by a man at Delhi Metro - Here's what she did

Megha, a BITS Pilani student, recently took to Twitter to share her harrowing experience after she was followed by a man at a Delhi metro station in a series of tweets.

May 30, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Raveena Tandon bats for women's safety

To which Raveena replied: "Yes ma'am. law amendments, steps need to be taken aggressively. Fast track courts, non-bailable offences, eg set in conviction if proved guilty."

Apr 24, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

On CM Yogi Adityanath's instructions, 'anti-Romeo squads' set up in UP to check eve-teasing, several 'majnus' detained

In order to provide a safer environment to women in Uttar Pradesh, the state's police has set up ‘Anti Romeo Squads’ to prevent harassment of women by miscreants on the instructions of newly-inducted Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Mar 22, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

80 buses from neighbouring states impounded for plying without proper permit

Cracking the whip against illegal operation of buses from neighbouring states in Delhi, the city transport department has impounded 80 vehicles over the last few days.

Mar 20, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal let down Delhi, women worst sufferers: Delhi BJP

Delhi BJP in-charge Shyam Jaju on Thursday said women in the city have been the worst sufferers under the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, as they got carried away by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal`s false image of "saviour".

Feb 16, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

PM Modi only leader to have taken steps to ensure women's safety: Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only leader who has taken steps to ensure the safety of women, preserving their "very existence".

Dec 21, 2016, 01:10 AM IST

Delhi shocker! Bihar woman robbed, raped in ladies compartment of moving train

A 32-year-old woman from Bihar was allegedly raped and looted by two men in the ladies coach of a moving train between Shahdara and Old Delhi railway stations on Saturday.

Nov 20, 2016, 03:04 AM IST

SP government not following Lohia, women unsafe in UP: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of deviating from the ideals of socialist ideologue Dr Ram Manohar Lohia.

Jul 26, 2016, 22:38 PM IST

Stalking is a menace to society, says Delhi court

Stalking has become a "menace" which not only makes women feel unsafe and nervous to move out alone but also violates their right to life and liberty, a Delhi court has observed.

Mar 27, 2016, 11:39 AM IST

DNA: Things you should actually be intolerant about in India

We have covered those things that you should actually care about when it comes to intolerance.

Nov 10, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

Juveniles who are 15 years old too must get death penalty if they commit rape, Delhi Chief Minister said.

Oct 19, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Govt mulling panic button in cell phones for women's safety

For women's safety, the government is considering introduction of a panic button in cell phones and has asked all mobile phone manufacturers to work out the feasibility of such a feature, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said today.

Oct 02, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

Media glamorises rape, says Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde

Maharashtra Rural Development minister Pankaja Munde on Wednesday opined that media should not give "excessive" coverage to crime against women as it instills "energy" and "pleasure" among people with a criminal mindset to try "something new."

Sep 23, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Man arrested for repeatedly raping step daughter in Haryana

A man was arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping his 15-year-old step daughter here, police said on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Delhi most unsafe for foreigners, reveals NCRB data

Delhi is among the most unsafe places for foreigners in India with 164 cases of heinous crimes registered here in 2014, the latest data released by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) has revealed. Of the 164 foreigners targeted, 135 were tourists.

Aug 20, 2015, 23:17 PM IST