crime against woman]
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 04:29 PM IST
The BJP MLA has been accused of raping a woman for several years and fathering her child by the complainant.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 08:54 PM IST
In a statement, the National Commission for Women said its chairperson Rekha Sharma visited West Bengal to inquire into more than 267 complaints, including suo motu cases, on which the state police has not taken any action or informed the panel about their status for the last eight months.
By Manish K Pathak and Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav expressed concern at rising crimes against women and expressed the hope that his Samajwadi Party will win the 2022 assembly election.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Sexual harassment cases top the list at 241, followed by kidnapping, dowry
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Jabalpur | By Monika Pandey
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 07:44 AM IST
According to a complaint filed by kin, the deceased was being threatened by some musclemen in the village who made parallel claims to a portion of the land awarded to the deceased under the PMAY.
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had recently suggested a two-month deadline for investigations and six months upper limit for completing the trial in cases of rape and those registered under the POCSO Act.
Hindustan Times, Unnao | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 09:20 PM IST
Hundreds of people visited the place near the Gaura crossing on Saturday, where the victim was set on fire, to pay her homage. Several candles were lit and flowers placed at the spot that has turned black due to burning.
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 06:34 PM IST
The village head had hired Hina and her troupe to perform at his daughter’s marriage last Saturday, which was attended by nearly 2000 guests.
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 07:08 PM IST
Prakasam district superintendent of police Siddharth Kaushal came up with ‘Abhay’ after the gang rape and murder of the Hyderabad veterinarian when she was stranded on the city outskirts on the night of November 27.
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 10:39 AM IST
Her husband Karthik claimed to have seen the body first and informed her parents. Poornima’s parents first rushed to the house and later lodged a complaint with Sanathnagar police alleging Karthik might have had a hand in her death.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Sreyasi Pal
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 03:18 PM IST
The victim worked at a hotel to support her family after she was left by her husband, a few years ago, for another woman.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 07:48 PM IST
This was the third murder with links to migrant workers this year, however, the 2016 case of rape and murder of a Kochi law student had made most headlines and is remembered as one of the most brutal crimes involving migrant labourer in recent times.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2019 10:57 AM IST
Police attribute multiple factors from rise in criminal mentality to better awareness of laws.
Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 06:43 PM IST
The incident occurred in Saharanpur’s mandi area, when a mob attacked a burqa clad woman, accusing her of being a child lifter.
Odisha | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 07:15 PM IST
A 25-year-old married woman in Sanakaliapada village was tonsured and paraded in a village for allegedly having an extramarital affair with her brother-in-law.
Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 02:47 PM IST
After coming to power in the state in 2018 by toppling the two-decade-old Left government, the BJP-IPFT dispensation in the northeastern state had launched the ‘Nasha Mukta Tripura’ or Drug-free Tripura campaign.
Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Experts said a change in the definition of rape, molestation sexual harassment has led to reportage of more cases.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2018 03:28 PM IST
The police had registered 140 cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in 2017. However, they registered 181 cases this year
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 10:51 AM IST
Over four lakh women in Gujarat called on government’s women helpline number 180 in the last three years. Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh received maximum number of complaints by women at government One Stop Centres (OSCs) with 26,884 and 21,747 complaints, respectively.
Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the rising number of crimes against women. During a visit to Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh, he also promised special category status for the state if voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 09:12 AM IST
The number increased to 1,026 in 2015-2016, was up to 1,193 in 2016-17 and 1,413 in 2017-2018.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aneesha Bedi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Responding to a session judge’s comment differentiating the importance of expediency in trials of crime against women and children and the drug cases, he said the latter were as important.
Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 08:11 AM IST
Police said the woman has been arrested on the charge of murdering her lover.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Meerut | By Chandan Kumar and S Raju
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 11:01 PM IST
The husband of the woman in his complaint has alleged that he wife had called police on the Dial 100 service – the emergency police number - at the time of the incident but her call went unanswered.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2018 05:47 PM IST
The International human rights body claimed there was no evidence that showed that the death penalty deterred the incidence of sexual violence and murder.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2018 05:45 PM IST
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday called upon girls and women, in particular, and people, in general, not to stay silent when crime against women is committed.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 06:24 PM IST
BJP has the highest number of such MPs and MLAs at 12, followed by Shiv Sena (7) and Trinamool Congress (6).