South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Voicing concern over incidents of crime against women, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Sunday said there "is a danger of Hyderabad becoming like Delhi" and vowed to take tough measures to ensure safety of women including bringing in a "sp...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 2, 2014
Telangana IT and Panchayat Raj Minister K Taraka Rama Rao on Wednesday underlined the need to bring a paradigm shift in men towards women to check the violence against them and said that mere presence of tough laws is not enough to curb the menace.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 28, 2014
Kerala has witnessed an increase in crimes against children in the first seven months of this year.
India | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday September 4, 2014
Three men arrested in May after two teenaged girls were found hanging from a tree in a village in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, have been granted bail by a local court.
India | Niha Masih, Sreenivasan Jain | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The BJP's new rhetoric focusing on a communal twist to crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh is not borne out by cold facts.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Mumbai police today got the all-women beat marshal squads, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country wherein armed female police personnel will patrol the city streets on bikes, specifically to tackle crime against women.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
The state government today introduced two bills in the Assembly to amend Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982. The bills look to bring sexual offences against women and cyber crime offences under the Goondas Act.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
A 22-year old woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four persons when she was driving from Jaipur to the famous shrine Ajmer Sharif.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday July 24, 2014
A young girl's body has been found hanging from a tree in Bengal. Residents of her village have allegedly beaten to death a man they suspected of assaulting her. His house was also set on fire, said sources.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 24, 2014
A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a gang of four men in Delhi on Tuesday, the police have said.
India | Tanima Biswas | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Young Lakshmi is filled with fear every time she has to step out of home and go the fields 200 metres away to relieve herself in the night. The 19-year-old lives in a small Uttar Pradesh village in Badaun district only a few houses away from where tw...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
In wake of rising sexual assault cases against women in Bangalore, including the alleged rape of a 6-year-old , police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said Sunday.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday July 19, 2014
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav stirred yet another controversy today while defending his son Akhilesh Yadav's government amid a growing resentment over the increase in crime against women in Uttar Pradesh.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Two minors have been convicted for the gang-rapes of a photojournalist and telephone operator in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai last year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint in Bhensaheri village of Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday, the police have said.
Cities | Reuters | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry deaths, abduction and molestation increased by 26.7 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, government statistics showed on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
In order to curb crime against women and provide them immediate help in case of emergency, Ghaziabad police has decided to launch a 24-hour women helpline -- 1090 -- in the district.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Crimes against women in six of the eight Northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 29, 2014
Three thousand women will join Delhi Police by next year as part of the government's efforts to strengthen the capital's police force to deal with crime, especially against women.
Cities | mid-day.com | Thursday June 26, 2014
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's driver was arrested by the Bandra police yesterday for raping a minor. The 17-year-old survivor used to work as a maid at the house of a Bollywood actress.