Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicWomen safety

Topic: women safety

India committed to building just, equal post-Covid world for women, Smriti Irani says at UN

In her address, the Women and Child Development Minister also said the centrality of gender equality & women's empowerment in all aspects of developmental journey is recognised in India.

Women’s safety desk and units at every police station in Gautam Buddh Nagar from 4 June

Police Commissioner of Gautam Buddh Nagar Alok Singh said the new initiative will help proper and speedy investigation in crimes against women and children.

MP govt fall a testament to low standards of political morality. Cong, BJP are both to blame

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In Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Haryana, rapes see 39% rise in 2017-19

Haryana has also seen a 46% increase in cases of cruelty against women, said Home Minister Anil Vij in reply to a question in the assembly on numbers of major crimes.

Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang launches free-ride scheme for women at night

At a time the country has been protesting about the Hyderabad and Unnao rape, the Sikkim govt has devised a scheme that aims to help women stranded due to the lack of a vehicle between 10 pm to 6 am.

Over 90% women in Bhopal, Gwalior and Jodhpur feel unsafe, study reveals

According to the study conducted by social enterprises Safetipin, govt organisation KOICA and NSO Asia Foundation, over 89% women feel unsafe in isolated places.

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.

Pink tokens, separate gates: Kejriwal outlines shape of Delhi’s free public transport scheme

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal refutes allegations that the free transport scheme is biased, saying it was a 'win-win situation for all'.

2 mins — that’s the time ‘Nirbhaya’ helpline staffers get under new owner to stop suicides

Women employees at 181 helpline, set up after 2012 Delhi gang rape, say new owner has removed their safety net — late-night cab drops & a female constable for security.

Gangraped woman dies after stick inserted in her private parts, ex-husband arrested

The woman had accused her former husband and two others of raping her when she went to watch a play in Jharkhand.

On Camera

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Attendees pose for a group photo at the 48th G7 Summit on 26 June | PTI

G7 infra plan a lifeline developing nations can’t ignore but first crack this code, like BRI

Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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