Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicCrimes against women

Topic: Crimes against women

CM Adityanath launches ‘Mission Shakti’, declares ‘zero tolerance’ for crimes against women

Facing flak over multiple rape incidents in Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched 'Mission Shakti', a campaign focusing on ensuring the safety & dignity of women.

Bengal governor & home dept in Twitter spat after former claims state saw 223 rapes in August

Home department called the claims ‘baseless, misguided’, to which Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took exception and demanded an apology.

Modi’s worry is not opposition, it’s Yogi Adityanath. Being Vajpayee is the answer

BJP’s expanded social base among backward classes and Dalits is faced with the growing perception about ‘Thakurwad’ or pro-upper caste leanings.

Indian women are locked in with their abusers, but are finding new ways to seek help

Several domestic abuse helplines say the number of calls has fallen since the lockdown kicked in last week. But the number of complaints hasn’t.

For Pakistani men, Aurat March is the real coronavirus

Women marching with placards, using slogans like 'mera jism meri marzi' are not 'good women’. And how dare they oppose maulanas and misogynists, Pakistan's real feminists?

Domestic violence top crime against women, sedition cases doubled in 2018: NCRB data 

NCRB data for 2018 pegged Uttar Pradesh as the most unsafe for women while Madhya Pradesh recorded the most number of rape cases.    

UP to set up 218 fast-track courts to speed up trials of rapes, crimes against children cases

The UP cabinet approved the proposal, and said the cost of setting up these courts will be split with the Centre.

Hyderabad encounter jubilation: Is faith in due process for rape victims broken?

In an unprecedented development in the Hyderabad rape-murder case of a vet, all four accused were shot dead by Telangana police Friday.

‘They punctured her scooter & waited’ — how 4 men executed horrific Hyderabad rape-murder

“Keep talking to me,” the Hyderabad vet had told her sister before her phone was switched off. Police piece together the crime sequence.

NCRB data shows spike in reported rape after 2012 Nirbhaya case has tapered off

After two years of waiting for NCRB’s report on crimes in India, delay is just one of the many problems.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.