The NCRB data showed that at 997, the number of rape cases in the Capital was the highest among all Union Territories.
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 05:18 AM IST
- Though Delhi was badly hit by the pandemic in the past 15 months, cases of crimes against women rose in 2021, shows police data
This comes days after a 19-year-old died in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh after alleged gang-rape by four upper caste men. The brutality of the crime sent shockwaves across the country, triggering massive protests led by opposition parties and women activists.
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
Shyam Chaurasia, an aspiring scientist, has developed a ‘lipstick gun’ that can not only trigger off an explosion like sound, but also send a distress signal to the police emergency number 112.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 02:10 PM IST
Varanasi |Indo Asian News Service
Uttar Pradesh Director general of police (DGP) OP Singh said it was the duty of the employers to ensure that women employees who work till late evening or during night hours reached home safely.
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 09:27 AM IST
While Chamuah and his friends have not been approached by any woman seeking ride home, the idea has got immensely popular with over 2 thousand people liking it and it being shared over 800 times, prompting several other youths to make similar offers of help through their Facebook pages.
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 07:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | Utpal Parashar
To keep the Hyderabad rape victim alive in our outrage is to breathe life into our right to exist and feel safe
Published on Dec 02, 2019 06:41 AM IST
For the average female commuter, public places in the city are often areas of isolation, anxiety, constant vigilance and possible violence. Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, recently announced plans of revamping the streets in the city, introducing dedicated paths for cyclists.
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 12:12 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times |Anisha Dutta
If the families that girls are married into knew that they have a strong support system at home, they might think twice before attacking them
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 08:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Lalita Panicker
The oath would be administered during I-day functions across the state, said officials.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 04:01 AM IST
Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
International Women’s Day should be spent on truly empowering and encouraging men and women to create a more equal society. Let us work towards an age where a ‘Women’s Day’ reminder is not required.
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 08:53 AM IST
A key parameter that aids greatly in increasing women’s safety is the presence of “eyes on the street”, a concept first presented by well-known urbanist Jane Jacobs. Eyes on the street ensure that public spaces are watched over by people who have invested in that space.
Published on Mar 11, 2019 02:04 AM IST
The study found that Africa and the Americas were the regions where women were most at risk of being killed by intimate partners or family members. In Africa, the rate was around 3.1 victims per 100,000 female population, while the rate in the Americas was 1.6 victims, in Oceania 1.3 and in Asia 0.9.
Published on Nov 26, 2018 07:51 PM IST
Vienna |Agence France-Presse
The officer was identified as Ramesh Dahiya who was recently promoted to the rank of the ACP.
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 02:38 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | HT Correspondent
The event, organised by an NGO in association with Delhi police, saw women and girls across all age groups participate in the five-kilometre run. Throughout the run, several men from a cycling club from Indirapuram accompanied their wives, daughters and friends on their bicycles.
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 11:24 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
At least 32 girls went missing on an average every week in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, according to State Crime Record Bureau data provided in response to a query under the Right to Information Act on missing children.
Published on Aug 08, 2018 12:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | , LucknowRohit K Singh
Police said the woman was taken to Gujarat and allegedly held hostage in a remote area where the accused took turns to rape her everyday. From there she was taken to Rajasthan and later Haryana.
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent, Gurugram
Five youths were arrested on Friday for allegedly gang- raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl after kidnapping and holding her captive at different locations in the city for three days.
Published on Jul 28, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | , LucknowRohit Singh
The complainant alleged that sarpanch, Nirmal Singh, tore off his wife’s clothes when they went to Singh’s house.
Published on Jun 30, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Moga (Pb) |Press Trust of India
As per the eligibility criteria fixed for the SPOS, the ex-servicemen should be between 25 and 50 years of age and should not have been removed or dismissed from their service on grounds of indiscipline, misconduct or medical problems.
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent
India is now the most dangerous country for women to live in, according to a perception poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 06:15 PM IST
Thomson Reuters Foundation |Monique Villa
The Ministry’s proposal also includes strengthening of the existing safeguards to prevent indecent representation of women through any media form on the other, said the ministry statement.
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Moushumi Das Gupta
Deserted by her husband and ‘hounded’ by three-time BJP lawmaker Roshan Lal Verma, this 28-year-old resident of Andkheda village in Nigohi police circle of Shahjahanpur says she will not sit idle till her tormentors are sent behind bars.
Published on May 10, 2018 02:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | M Tariq Khan
Police said the accused approached the victim and offered to drop her home in an autorickshaw. The vehicle took a detour and the trio forcibly took the girl to a building in a nearby market where they raped her.
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 11:09 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Surat |Press Trust of India
On April 19, the Class 7 student complained to school principal Anita Kumari alleging molestation by her teacher during one of the classroom sessions on April 17, police said. Principal Anita Kumar formed a committee headed by vice-principal Abha Shukla and sought an inquiry report.
Published on Apr 26, 2018 12:26 PM IST
HT Forum: Mothers feel right parenting and open dialogue at home can prepare children to fight it back in times of need. They also advocate strong implementation of laws to check crimes against women.
Published on Apr 20, 2018 05:49 PM IST
Discussion: Students of Avadh Girls’ College advocate stringent punishment for heinous crimes against women . They also feel parents should teach boys to respect girls
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 05:27 PM IST
Dark truth: A large number of women sexually abused by their husbands have no social or legal remedy at hand because marital rape is not recognised as a criminal offence
Published on Mar 29, 2018 01:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Richa Srivastava, Lucknow