Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicNirbhaya fund

Topic: Nirbhaya fund

Nirbhaya Fund underused, slotted for services that don’t help women directly — Oxfam report

Former FM P. Chidambaram had announced the Nirbhaya fund in the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi gang rape case. But it has not been used effectively, says new NGO report.

This Nirbhaya Fund-Safe City project is at the root of the IPS officers’ spat in Karnataka

IPS officers D. Roopa and Hemant Nimbalkar have both been transferred to other departments after accusing each other of bias, interference and corruption.

Far from being the solution, Haryana One Stop Centres seem to be adding to women’s problems

From lack of funds, amenities and services to alleged police interference, women in Haryana say One Stop Centres are only compounding their problems.

Govt orders social audit of more than 9,000 child care homes by next two months

Maneka Gandhi urges states to have a single, large facility for children to prevent their ‘abuse and misuse’ by NGOs.

Gender Budget Statement 2018: Small step for fund allocation, giant leap for lip service

While ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ will get more money than last year, the budget for all other major schemes including Ujjwala has been reduced.

Over 90% of Nirbhaya Fund for women’s safety remains unused since 2015

Affidavit filed in Supreme Court says the Centre has sanctioned only Rs 264 crore out of total Rs 3,100 crore till August this year

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.