Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicWomen safety

Topic: women safety

You like a Muslim more, cop asks as woman is slapped for having Muslim lover

Three police personnel seen abusing and slapping woman suspended after video of incident becomes public.

Our system considers anything less than rape a ‘frivolous allegation’

To feel safe on campus is the basic right of every Indian student.

19-year-old allegedly kidnapped and gang raped in Haryana’s Mahendergarh district

The woman is said to be brilliant in academics and was a CBSE topper according to reports. Rewari (Haryana): A 19-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped and...

Indian women confined to the home, in cities designed for men

There are nearly five men to every one woman who commutes to work in India.

Lipstick-size pepper spray and a mobile app: What Congress is offering women in Bihar

The move is being seen as an attempt to tap into the women vote, which comprises 74 per cent of Bihar's voting population.

Rope in cafes, petrol pumps, chemist shops to create shelters for women in distress, says Delhi panel

Study group was formed to suggest measures that could help turn Delhi get rid of the tag as the most unsafe city in India.

Woman ‘gang-raped by 40-50 men’ in Haryana was ‘called prostitute’ by police

Two people, including a man who kept her confined after allegedly abducting her on the promise of a job, have been arrested.

One in four girls fears being abducted, assaulted or raped in public places: Survey

The survey shows one in three adolescent boys believes girls should be careful about clothes and slapping a woman isn’t violence.

BJP supporters had praised the Reuters poll on women’s safety when Congress was in power

The same survey had ranked India the fourth worst country for women’s safety in 2011 and BJP supporters had used it attack the UPA government.

Rape by strangers versus rape by husbands: When do women speak up

A Hisar woman in December reported that she was gangraped by three men in a moving auto. The mother of three, however, is yet to report the marital abuse she claims to have suffered in her eight-year marriage. 

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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