User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
Category: India
Last updated: Apr 30 2017 09:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Choreographer held for rape of student 30.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Choreographer held for rape of student
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DCW issues notice to Capital's top cop 30.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued a notice to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik asking if women police personnel are being deployed at public places in the national capital. The move was to curb cases of molestation, stalking and rape in the national Capital. The Commission has sought the details referring to a Supreme Court order which calls for district additional commissioners of police and DCPs to depute women officers in plain clothes at bus stops, railway stations, parks and educational institutions, among others. "Further, it was directed that in case any untoward incident takes place, these officers should intervene and take legal action," the Commission said in the notice. DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal has sought a copy of the PHQ circular related to the same and details of the steps to comply with the directions of the Supreme Court. Maliwal also asked for a list of the women officers deployed in plainclothes in various districts along with their names, designations, ...
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No anticipatory bail for actor in molestation case 30.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
A court rejected the anticipatory bail application of a television actor, Parth Samthaan, who has been booked for molesting a 20-year-old aspiring model and demanding sexual favours from her.
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Choreographer held in Kolkata tourist rape case 30.4.2017 Hindu: News
Hunt on for Shergill’s associates
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Man gets 10 years for repeated sexual abuse of disabled teen 29.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act court on Saturday convicted a 53-year-old man and sentenced him to ten years’ imprisonment for repeatedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old mentally-challenged boy in his neighbourhood in 2013. The accused was found guilty for the serious charge of aggravated penetrative sexual assault, for which the minimum punishment is ten years’ imprisonment.
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Cry, the god’s own country 29.4.2017 Hindu: Open Page
Sexual predators seem to have a field day in a State with high developmental indicators
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16-year-old gags, rapes seven-year-old in Mumbai 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
Victim, his neighbour, had stepped out to buy matches
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Prajapati case: Judge suspended 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
The judge of a special court who had granted bail to controversial former Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati in a rape and molestation case has been suspended for giving him the relief.The Luckn...
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Sukma’s villagers caught between Maoists guns and CRPF rage 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
The outlawed outfit has used violence to alienate villagers from the security forces
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‘Missing’ Kerala man who joined IS, killed in battle with American forces 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
A Kerala resident who along with 21 others fled to Afghanistan last year to join the Islamic State (IS), was killed "during battle with American forces," a senior NIA official said.Bestin Vincent, a r...
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Are policewomen deployed at public places? DCW to Delhi Police 29.4.2017 TOI: Cities
Further, it was directed that in case any untoward incident takes place, these officers should intervene and take legal action, the Commission said in the notice.
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Students design device to make cab rides safer for women 29.4.2017 News
Device, aimed at preventing undesired access, is priced at Rs 1,000
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SC orders transfer of Neha Sharma murder case trial outside UP 29.4.2017 TOI: Cities
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Swara Bhaskar reveals being groped while promoting ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ 29.4.2017 TOI: Entertainment
‘Anarkaali of Aarah’ actress Swara Bhaskar recollects a horrifying experience that she had to, unfortunatel,y face 2 years ago. During an interview with a leading media portal, she said, “I have been groped during Prem Ratan Dhan Payo when we landed at Rajkot”.
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Judge who granted bail to rape-accused Prajapati suspended 29.4.2017 Rediff: News
A departmental inquiry has also been ordered against the judge.
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Nobody can compel a woman to love: SC 29.4.2017 TOI: Home
The apex court made this observation while dismissing a plea filed by a man who was sentenced to seven years in jail by the Himachal Pradesh High Court for teasing and compelling a girl to take the extreme step of committing suicide.
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Judge who granted bail to rape-accused SP leader Prajapati, suspended 29.4.2017 Latest News
Prajapati was released from the district jail in Lucknow earlier on Wednesday
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NGO to stage ‘Satyagraha’ demanding a ministry for men! 29.4.2017 DNA: Top News
Around 500 'depressed' men from across the country will come together at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Saturday calling for a 'Satyagraha for men.' They will demand gender-neutral laws and a separate ministry for men. "Gender biased laws like 498A (woman subjected to cruelty for dowry) of the IPC are being misused by the women leading to widespread harassment of men across the country," said Wasif Ali, a member of Save Indian Family (SIF), an NGO to help men in distress. "We are going to organise a massive protest demanding abolition of such laws and set-up of a separate Ministry to look after concerns of men," he added. Among those who are going to raise their voice on concerns of men, is Sourabh Singh who claims he was falsely implicated under Section 498A by his wife in 2015. "False charges were put forward by my wife against me and my family. I was labelled as a criminal. Everybody in my office knew about it. I was so depressed that I even thought about ending my life," Singh said. "Then I came in contact ...
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Judge suspended after granting bail to rape-accused Gayatri Prajapati 29.4.2017 TOI: India
Additional Sessions Judge Om Prakash Mishra who granted bail to the rape accused Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prajapati was suspended on Friday. The court has also ordered a departmental inquiry against the judge.
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Judge suspended after granting bail to rape-accused Prajapati 29.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
Judge suspended after granting bail to rape-accused Prajapati
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