Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicCrimes against women

Topic: Crimes against women

A stalking case is reported every 55 minutes in India. But it’s not seen as criminal enough

Ranchi or Lucknow, we introduce young girls to police stations and health centres so they can report stalking cases and access public amenities.

National Law School under fire as duo punished for ‘exposing ID of sexual harassment accused’

Nearly 200 alumni write to NLSIU, describing action as 'arbitrary'. NLSIU defends action, says the students — appointed facilitators under sexual harassment code — went beyond their mandate.

‘Her head was partially cut off’: Fauji’s public murder of wife & daughter haunts Patiala village

Gurmukh Singh, 50, allegedly killed his wife and daughter at a market Monday. Fear, grief, and worry about two remaining children now consume residents of Bhunerheri village

‘Filmed, watched from terrace’: How Delhi locality let ‘gang rape’ victim be paraded, didn’t help

Victim was abducted, 'gangraped', assaulted, tonsured, had shoes flung around her neck and her face tarred, then paraded. The Shahdara neighbours jeered and hooted.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the plight of rape victims’ in India

Rape allegations in India often hinge on ‘her word’ against ‘his word’ and this is exactly where so many allegations perish, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

‘Broken bones better’ — Gurugram woman says she jumped off moving auto to flee ‘abduction’ bid

In a series of tweets, Nishtha Paliwal says she had to take the step when the auto driver started going in a different direction, ignoring her objections. Police are yet to track him.

Was waiting for her, says ‘stalker’ who strangled national Kho Kho player in Bijnor with her dupatta

The 24-year-old woman was found murdered and dumped near railway tracks, just 100 m from her home in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor. A daily wager who worked at the railway station was arrested Tuesday.

Police file charge sheet against accused in Delhi Cantt rape-murder case

The charge sheet named the 55-year-old priest of the crematorium in South-West district and its employees as accused, claiming there was sufficient evidence against them.

Woman stripped, paraded naked in Jharkhand’s Dumka district over affair with married man

The woman, who is also married, had allegedly eloped with the man. After being caught Wednesday night, she was assaulted by the family of the man's wife, a police officer said.

One arrested after blood-stained body of teen Dalit girl found in UP’s Ballia

Police said the 15-year-old girl's body was found on 23 May and the accused allegedly killed her as she was exerting pressure on him to marry her.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.