Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday April 17, 2013
On security camera footage, Kanhaiya Lal Raiger is seen pleading for help, clutching his four-year-old son, his wife and infant daughter bleeding to death in the middle of the road beside him, as traffic rolls past, no one stopping.
Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 15, 2013
A man and his young son in Jaipur, injured in a major road accident, sat on the road next to the bodies of his wife and infant daughter for an hour, desperately in need of assistance, but nobody stopped to help.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 11, 2013
Vishal Bharadwaj, who refused to screen his forthcoming co-production Ek Thi Daayan before a women's commission, says only the censor board has the authority to assess a film.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 8, 2013
Even as the controversy surrounding former minister Raja Bhaiya for his alleged role in a police officer's killing refused to die down, another Uttar Pradesh minister appeared headed for trouble today.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday February 11, 2013
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to West Bengal's Principal Secretary Health West Bengal and the Malda district magistrate, taking cognizance of an NDTV report that showed how nearly a hundred women were dumped unconscio...
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 7, 2013
Nearly a hundred women were dumped unconscious in a field after a mass sterilisation in West Bengal, because there was no room in hospital for them to recuperate.
Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday February 1, 2013
The government has decided not to wait for Parliament to clear tough new anti-rape laws, the subject of national debate after the fatal gang-rape of a young student on a Delhi bus in December. Instead, the government has brought in an ordinance that ...
Associated Press | Thursday September 27, 2012
Nigerian officials say 908 Muslim women pilgrims traveling to Mecca face deportation from Saudi Arabia for traveling without male relatives. A National Hajj Commission of Nigeria report submitted to Nigerian lawmakers on Wednesday says Saudi authorit...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Wednesday August 22, 2012
Geetika Sharma, who hanged herself in Delhi on August 5, was exploited by Gopal Goyal Kanda, the politician accused of abetting her suicide, says the National Commission for Women (NCW).
A Vaidyanathan | Friday August 3, 2012
The Supreme Court today expressed shock over the manner in which the bodies of deceased Vrindavan widows were disposed by chopping into pieces and packing in gunny bags. The Court said "It is shocking" and directed the Chief Medical Officer of Civil ...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Saturday July 21, 2012
Days after chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW) Mamata Sharma's remarks on how women should dress drew criticism, now a Madhya Pradesh minister said the safety of women and respect accorded to them depend on what they wear and how well ...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday July 16, 2012
A deadline that Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi set for the state's police to arrest all the men identified as being part of a mob that brutally molested a young girl in Guwahati last week ends today. The police have, however, managed to arrest only...
Written by Janaki Fernandes with PTI inputs | Sunday July 15, 2012
Shocking details emerging on the condition of the girl molested in Guwahati. A team from the National Commission for Women (NCW) flew to Guwahati from Delhi and visited the girl on Saturday. They say she had burn wounds on her body indicating that th...
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 27, 2012
National Commission for Women's chairperson Mamta Sharma appreciated Aamir Khan for raising social issues through his show Satyamev Jayate.
Reported by Tanima Biswas; written by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday May 20, 2012
A legal defamation notice has been reportedly sent to Sidhartha Mallya, director of the IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, for his remarks on micro-blogging site Twitter in the molestation case involving one of his players Luke Pomersbach. Zo...