Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicCrime Against Women

Topic: Crime Against Women

Indian women on TV get a raw deal—from Ankita in news to Anupamaa in TV shows

While TV news repeatedly telecast 19-year-old Jharkhand woman giving her dying statement, Netflix came out with Delhi Crime Season 2 showing women committing brutal crimes.

Maximum cases of ‘crimes against women’ in UP, most rape cases in Rajasthan in 2021, says NCRB

Crimes against women have seen a steep rise by nearly 15 percent in the country; Rajasthan the second worst state, according to report, followed by Maharashtra.

Accused in Haryanvi singer’s ‘murder’ planning crime ‘for months’, wanted ‘revenge’, claim cops

One of 2 accused, Ravi, was previously accused by the woman of rape. He was released on bail, 6-8 months back. Body was recovered Monday & family has alleged she was raped before being killed.

Suicide set to become leading cause of death in Indian women. And NRCB won’t tell you that

In 'Life Interrupted', the authors go behind the scenes of the suicide crisis in India, showing that women form the bottom rung of it.

Gurugram woman, who filed 7 rape cases against 7 men, now held for ‘extortion’

The woman, an English Honours student at DU, was arrested after the mother of one of the men she got booked filed a police complaint against her in Gurugram.

Twist in Prayagraj Dalit family murder, police say ‘spurned stalker’ of daughter has confessed

Four members of a Dalit family were found murdered in their Prayagraj home last week. Relatives had pointed fingers at upper-caste family with whom they had a land dispute.

Crimes against SC/STs saw rise of over 9% in 2020, but crimes against women decline: NCRB data

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar recorded the highest rate of crimes against SCs. Kerala, Rajasthan and Telangana recorded the highest rate of crimes against STs.

To help women facing violence abroad, govt will set up aid centres at missions in 9 countries

Govt is setting up 10 one-stop centres to facilitate access to a range of services — police, medical, legal, psychological support & temporary shelter — to women affected by violence.

Over 15% drop in crime rate, rape cases down by 21.63% in Delhi in 2020, police say

A total of 2,66,070 IPC cases were registered last year as against 3,16,261 in 2019. The number of arrests, however, increased by 15.43 %, police said.

‘ItsNotOk’ — Truecaller issues newspaper & TV ads, makes new push for ‘women’s safety’ campaign

Titled '#ItsNotOk', the Truecaller campaign was publicised with large ads across several Indian newspapers Wednesday and also appeared on TV channels.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.