Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicCrimes against women

Topic: Crimes against women

Unnao rape survivor’s case shows rural India needs a MeToo

Every remedial step available to Unnao woman was hindered by BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and other men who kept making her complaint irrelevant.

14-year-old gang-raped in Dehradun school was force-fed chillies & papaya for 6 days

School authorities, having learnt that she was pregnant, tried to induce miscarriage to ensure that school didn't get a 'bad name'.

National Crime Records Bureau adds more than 5 lakh names to database of sex offenders

The database keeps a record of offenders convicted under charges of rape, gang rape, POCSO and eve teasing.

No longer India’s Most Wanted: The rise and fall of Suhaib Ilyasi

The Delhi High Court Friday ruled that Ilyasi did not murder his wife Anju in January 2000, overturning the life sentence awarded by the trial court.

Nightmare on Route 544: Men use this DTC bus to ‘sexually harass’ DU college students

A 19-year-old student of Kamala Nehru College tells ThePrint about the three times she was 'molested' on this bus. Women say it's been happening since 1985

Cows safer than women in the country, Sena chief takes dig at Centre

Uddhav Thackeray tells Saamana: 'Shiv Sena may be an NDA ally, but it will definitely talk about things that are wrong'.

Facing inquiry for tweet, IAS officer says didn’t mortgage freedom for monthly salary

A prominent Twitter commentator, Shah Faesal said the probe was an opportunity to start a debate on 'primitive' service rules.

One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with...

The BJP government must go beyond lip service and work towards true empowerment of women

Effective empowerment of women can be achieved through better implementation of law, 33 percent reservation for women, improved gender ratio in work and education space.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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