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Negi had been told to appear before the court for giving his sample for DNA testing in relation to a rape case, but he didn’t appear.(ANI Photo)

Rape accused Uttarakhand BJP MLA fails to appear for DNA test sampling

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.
The panel said it has raised its concern about the “rising problem of trafficking of women” from North Bengal and tribal areas of the state.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
The panel said it has raised its concern about the “rising problem of trafficking of women” from North Bengal and tribal areas of the state.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

Rise in crimes against women in West Bengal disturbing, says NCW

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.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

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
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference in Lucknow Tuesday.(PTI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference in Lucknow Tuesday.(PTI)

Adityanath responsible for crimes against women in UP, says Akhilesh Yadav

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.
HT Image
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Crime against women up by 7% in Mohali in 2019

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
The pregnant wife of the victim’s younger brother was also assaulted by the assailants.(HT Photo/Representational)
The pregnant wife of the victim’s younger brother was also assaulted by the assailants.(HT Photo/Representational)

MP villagers set ablaze house of accused in brutal murder and sexual assault

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.
Andhra Pradesh cabinet has cleared two bills aimed to deliver speedy justice to victims of rape and other sexual offences.(PTI Photo)
Andhra Pradesh cabinet has cleared two bills aimed to deliver speedy justice to victims of rape and other sexual offences.(PTI Photo)

Andhra Pradesh aims for justice in 21 days for rape victims

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
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.
People gather outside the house of the 24-year-old rape victim, who died in a New Delhi hospital on Friday after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao.(REUTERS Photo)
People gather outside the house of the 24-year-old rape victim, who died in a New Delhi hospital on Friday after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao.(REUTERS Photo)

Unnao rape and murder victim to be buried, grave to turn memorial

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.
UP Man shot the dancer since she refused to dance further despite his insistence.(Shutterstock Image/Representative)
UP Man shot the dancer since she refused to dance further despite his insistence.(Shutterstock Image/Representative)

UP woman shot in the neck for refusing to dance at a wedding party

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.
Unsafe locations requiring transport facility late in the night, like offices, coaching centres, bus stations and railway stations have been identified.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO/Representative)
Unsafe locations requiring transport facility late in the night, like offices, coaching centres, bus stations and railway stations have been identified.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO/Representative)

Andhra police launch ‘Abhay’ facility to drop stranded woman home late at night

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
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.
A software engineer was found hanging at her house in Hyderabad on the 10th day of her marriage.(Representative Photo)
A software engineer was found hanging at her house in Hyderabad on the 10th day of her marriage.(Representative Photo)

Hyderabad woman techie found hanging within 10 days of love marriage

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
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.
Mother of the murdered Bengal woman suspects her daughter was gang raped first.(AP Photo/Representative)
Mother of the murdered Bengal woman suspects her daughter was gang raped first.(AP Photo/Representative)

Murdered Bengal woman’s body found in a bush, mother suspects she was gang-raped first

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.
The victim, a native of Karuppumpadi in Ernakulam, was estranged from her family and lived alone in Perumbavoore, Kerala.(AP File Photo/Representative)
The victim, a native of Karuppumpadi in Ernakulam, was estranged from her family and lived alone in Perumbavoore, Kerala.(AP File Photo/Representative)

Kerala woman raped and murdered, migrant worker from Assam held

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.
File photo of a rally to fight for freedom and dignity of women.(HT File Photo)
File photo of a rally to fight for freedom and dignity of women.(HT File Photo)

Crimes against women up by 66% in Rajasthan in a year, shows police data

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.
The victim was taken to the police station where she narrated her ordeal and a lodged a case against 50-60 unidentified people.(HT Photo (Representational image))
The victim was taken to the police station where she narrated her ordeal and a lodged a case against 50-60 unidentified people.(HT Photo (Representational image))

Seven held for beating up woman on child-lifting suspicion in Uttar Pradesh

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.
The woman’s father lodged a complaint at Nilagiri police station, after which six persons, including two women, were detained.(HT file photo ( Representational Image ))
The woman’s father lodged a complaint at Nilagiri police station, after which six persons, including two women, were detained.(HT file photo ( Representational Image ))

Woman paraded in village with shaved head for having extramarital affair

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.
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb said most crimes against women are related to drug abuse and such incidents have declined.(PTI File Photo)
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb said most crimes against women are related to drug abuse and such incidents have declined.(PTI File Photo)

Crime against women declined in Tripura after BJP came to power, says CM Biplab Deb

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.
Reported crimes of sexual harassment, molestation, and kidnapping towards women have increased in 2018, in comparison to 2017, according to the Economic Survey of Maharashtra.(AP File Photo)
Reported crimes of sexual harassment, molestation, and kidnapping towards women have increased in 2018, in comparison to 2017, according to the Economic Survey of Maharashtra.(AP File Photo)

Maha unsafe: Rise in crimes against women and children

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.
Gurugram police commissioner KK Rao.
Gurugram police commissioner KK Rao.

Crime against women and sexual assault on minors in Gurugram rose in 2018

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
The women helpline at Gujarat received 435,378 complaints by women till November, while Uttar Pradesh got 314,455 complaints, Bihar (377,917), Andhra Pradesh (393,676), Telangana (275,324) and Punjab (106,622).(AFP/Picture for representation)
The women helpline at Gujarat received 435,378 complaints by women till November, while Uttar Pradesh got 314,455 complaints, Bihar (377,917), Andhra Pradesh (393,676), Telangana (275,324) and Punjab (106,622).(AFP/Picture for representation)

Crime against women: Gujarat gets highest distress calls

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.
At an interactive session with girl students in Kurnool, Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi lacks direction and conviction to ensure women’s safety.(PTI)
At an interactive session with girl students in Kurnool, Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi lacks direction and conviction to ensure women’s safety.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi criticises Narendra Modi over rising crimes against women

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.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Crime against women on rise in Haryana, rape cases up by 47%

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.
Punjab and Haryana high court chief justice Krishna Murari (right) at a conference in Chandigarh on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Punjab and Haryana high court chief justice Krishna Murari (right) at a conference in Chandigarh on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Speed up trial in crime against women, drug cases: Chief justice Krishna Murari

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.
The woman alleged that a constable raped her at the police station when she was taken there for interrogation.(REUTERS)
The woman alleged that a constable raped her at the police station when she was taken there for interrogation.(REUTERS)

Woman, arrested in murder case, accuses constable of raping her at police station

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.
The husband of the victim said that the five men barged into his house when his wife and 14-year-old daughter were sleeping.(AFP File Photo)
The husband of the victim said that the five men barged into his house when his wife and 14-year-old daughter were sleeping.(AFP File Photo)

Woman gangraped, burnt alive inside temple premises in UP’s Sambhal

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.
Women activists hold placards demanding the death penalty for rapists. India is one of only three countries in the world which expanded the scope of death penalty by adopting new laws.(AP File Photo)
Women activists hold placards demanding the death penalty for rapists. India is one of only three countries in the world which expanded the scope of death penalty by adopting new laws.(AP File Photo)

Death penalty won’t eradicate crimes against women: Amnesty on SC order in Delhi gangrape case

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.
Speaking at the HT Woman-2018 Awards function, he said: “Those who remain silent on crime against women or crime against the country will meet the same fate as the characters of the Mahabharat.”(HT Photo)
Speaking at the HT Woman-2018 Awards function, he said: “Those who remain silent on crime against women or crime against the country will meet the same fate as the characters of the Mahabharat.”(HT Photo)

Speak up on crime against women: Yogi

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.
Maharashtra has the highest number of MPs and MLAs with cases of crime against women (12), followed by West Bengal (11).(Pictured) People take part in ‘Not In My Name’ protest against recent rape case, in New Delhi.(HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
Maharashtra has the highest number of MPs and MLAs with cases of crime against women (12), followed by West Bengal (11).(Pictured) People take part in ‘Not In My Name’ protest against recent rape case, in New Delhi.(HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)

48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women: ADR

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).
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