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The home in Prayagraj's Gohri village where a family of four was murdered last week | Jyoti Yadav | ThePrint

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.
A protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases

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.
Representational Image | ANI

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.
Representational image of Delhi Police personnel | ANI File photo

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.
One of the new Truecaller ads at a bus stand on Delhi's Barakhamba Road | Credit: Truecaller

‘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.
Karnataka policewomen

India needs senior female cops for safer cities, 90% women retire as police constables

A study by Janaagraha in Karnataka’s Mysuru and Hubli-Dharwad shows that police presence is rated as more or as important as well-lit streets & good-quality roads.
Police tape placed around a Budaun temple after a 50-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped on the premises Sunday | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Our room was soaked in maa’s blood’ — how UP anganwadi worker bled to death after ‘gang rape’

An anganwadi worker — mother of a son and 4 daughters — was allegedly raped and fatally injured by a priest and two of his disciples when she visited a temple Sunday evening.
Representational image | Flickr

50-yr-old anganwadi worker ‘gang-raped at Budaun temple she visited for prayers, murdered’

The prime suspect in the case is the temple priest, who is on the run. His two aides have been arrested and a station house officer suspended amid allegations of negligence.
The victim's mother protests with her body in Vaishali | Image via Twitter

Bihar woman set on fire 2 weeks ago dies, family protests with body, accuses police of inaction 

The accused are yet to be arrested. Bihar Police have denied the allegations of the victim's family, saying the delay in arrest is because the suspects are on the run.
The United Nations logo displayed outside the organisation's headquarters in New York, US | Photo: Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg

India urges UNSC to list terror entities involved in violence against women

Women-targeted violence distorts the very basis on which civilised societies rest, India said in a statement to the Security Council open debate on Women, Peace & Security.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.