Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicCrime Against Women

Topic: Crime Against Women

Body of UP girl found with her face burnt sent for second post mortem

First post mortem report said the Bhadohi girl, whose body was fished out of river Wednesday, died of drowning. But family suspects rape-murder.

No set formula for a woman’s reaction to act of outrage by a man, says Bombay HC

The remark was made by Justice Bharti Dangre while granting bail to a 24-year-old accused in a 2019 rape and molestation case.

UP cop caught masturbating in front of mother-daughter duo arrested, dismissed from service

Inspector Bhishmpal Singh Yadav was recorded by a woman complainant when she visited the police station along with her daughter to lodge a complaint on 22 June.

How coronavirus has made India’s devastating gender gap even worse

Women in India already suffer from a wide gender gap in employment, wages and education. The Covid lockdown has set them back even further.

Locker room boys to IT cell men: India’s rape culture grows without shame or consequences

If Delhi school boys on Instagram privately plan to rape underage girls, then men from IT cells of political parties publicly threaten women on Twitter and Facebook.

Study finds Indian households with female children reduce practice of open defecation

The study found a reduction in open defecation owing to a firstborn child being a girl far greater in poor urban households than richer ones.

AP law inspired by Hyderabad rape seeks to jail people for harassing women on social media

The AP Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2019, brought after the Hyderabad rape, prescribes up to 4 years in jail for social media harassment of women.

Mardaani 2 review: Rani Mukerji film is relatable but comes with a dangerous message

Mardaani 2 is fast-paced but predictable drama. As India increasingly bays for the blood of criminals, the film adds fuel to this fire but gives no solution.

Low caste, loose morals – UP’s ‘rape capital’ Unnao blames its victims for sex crimes

Two high-profile cases of rape in 18 months have put an unseemly spotlight on Unnao, a district in central Uttar Pradesh.

Call me a Sharia-loving jihadi, but I want rapists to be hanged

Those against death penalty for rape say it's the underlying cause of misogyny that should be targeted. But in a country of 1.3 billion people, where does one start?

On Camera

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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