User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
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Last updated: Jun 16 2020 01:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nepal arrests 3 men for quarantine rape, amid protests over unsafe conditions 15.6.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
Police in Nepal arrested three men on suspicion of gang raping a woman quarantined alone in an empty school, a case that has added to public anger over unsafe conditions for thousands of migrant workers forced into confinement over the ...
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16 shows to watch during the lockdown 19.4.2020 Rediff: Movies
Nikita Puri lists the best shows and films to watch online as you ace social distancing.
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4 held in MP under NSA for attacking health workers 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
Under the NSA, people can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to the national security or law and order.
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COVID-19: Doctors, cops attacked at a few places 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
Two women doctors were injured in Indore when a five-member team of health officials was pelted with stones in Taatpatti Bakhal area on Wednesday while they were trying to trace a person who had come into contact with a COVID-19 patient, police said.
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Why do sections of the media demonise Muslims? 24.3.2020 Rediff: News
Today, hour-long, high-pitched 'debates' at prime time, replete with inflammatory visuals and captions, using half-truths, insinuations and lies, pour venom against Muslims and seek to divide Hindus and Muslims, notes Jyoti Punwani.
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Women tap into creativity to fight sexual violence 11.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A week before Women's Day, women from different walks of life came together to make themselves heard against sexual violence. They sang, danced, told stories, stitched a quilt, posted notes and bonded with each other. The highlight of the event was that they eliminated jargon from their language of liberation.
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“My rights need to be stronger than a woman’s” 8.3.2020 Citizen Matters
The idea of an equal world for men and women is still Utopian, but there are some strides made every day. But for trans women, a world with equal rights is an even more distant reality. On International Women's Day, as we discuss equality for all, a chat with Bengaluru's Sumangali Balakrishna and her fight for rights as a trans woman.
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Kannada film distributor held for harassing NRI woman 7.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
He met the woman in Melbourne and followed her to the city
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Bengaluru Buzz: Pet dog licensing bylaw | Deadline to remove hoarding frames | Police programme for women’s safety…and more 2.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP has again drafted bylaws on pet dog licensing, which restricts the number of dogs a household can rear. Read more on this in our roundup of news from the city over the past week.
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Do “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans or “Free Kashmir” placards make it sedition? 25.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, a student Amulya Leona was charged with sedition for sloganeering "Pakistan Zindabad". But is there really a case for sedition here? What does the law say?
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RPF personnel in SWR given body cameras 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
South Western Railway (SWR) has beefed up security at Hubbali by providing Body Worn Cameras System (BWCS) for Railway Security Force (RPF) personnels
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Amulya Leona’s family home in Chikkamagaluru attacked by alleged BJP supporters 21.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Amulya was charged with sedition after she raised pro-Pakistan slogans at a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Bengaluru.
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City Buzz: AAP takes charge of Delhi again | STPs for Maharashtra ULBs | IIT study warns of heat islands in cities…and more 16.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Reintroducing City Buzz, where you can catch your weekly dose of important news and expert analysis on cities across India
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IndiGo Pilot Suspended For Abusing, Threatening Passenger In Wheelchair 10.2.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)has suspended an IndiGo pilot accused of threatening a woman and her elderly mother over providing wheelchair assistance on a Chennai-Bengaluru flight...
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Bengaluru Techie Kills Her Mother, Flies To Andaman For Holiday, Arrested 6.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A techie in Bengaluru allegedly stabbed her mother to death and left her younger brother bleeding in the house before flying to Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a trip with her friend.
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Bengaluru Techie, 33, Stabs Mother To Death, Injures Brother: Police 6.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A 33-year old woman techie allegedly stabbed her mother to death and made a murderous assault on her younger brother before fleeing their home in the city, the police said on Tuesday.
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Tackling violence against women: Helplines and apps in Bengaluru 2.2.2020 Citizen Matters
If you, as a woman, face harassment on the streets, how do you get help? Or what if you suffer violence at home but have no one to turn to? Here are some apps and helplines to aid you
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All about Childline 1098: How it helps children in distress 28.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The child helpline 1098 gets calls on issues ranging from denial of school admission to trafficking of children. How is the helpline run? What action is taken on calls? Here is an explainer
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Tampered evidence, delayed lab reports: Why forensics isn’t leading to convictions in rape cases 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Forensic investigation should ideally provide clinching evidence in rape cases. Then why are conviction rates so low?
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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