Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

crimes against women


Crime against women: Man slits ex-wife’s throat, held; another in custody for murder bid

February 17, 2022 10:57 am

Police said the incident took place Wednesday afternoon when the accused barged into the house of his former wife at Khodiyar Nagar area and slit her throat with a sickle. The couple had a love marriage 10 years ago and parted ways in September 2021.

Nearly 31K complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW

January 01, 2022 12:24 pm

Of the 30,864 complaints, a maximum of 11,013 were related to the right to live with dignity that takes into account the emotional abuse of women, followed by those related to domestic violence at 6,633 and dowry harassment at 4,589, according to official NCW data.

Viewing women as manifestations of goddess could help curb crime against them: Yogi Adityanath

October 14, 2021 9:01 pm

The chief minister also appealed to people to join hands for women's education, health and security.

'Champion of anti-women mindset': Priyanka Gandhi slams UP CM on crimes against women

September 14, 2021 7:31 pm

Priyanka's attack on Yogi Adityanath came as on this day, last year, the horrific Hathras incident took place in which a young Dalit woman was raped by four men. The woman died on September 29 at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital during treatment.

Maharashtra set to get three more DNA test machines to help speed up probe in crimes against women, kids

August 18, 2021 8:55 am

The machines, purchased for Rs 3 crores each, have been procured under the Nirbhaya funds issued by the Central government to speed up the process of investigation and gathering of evidence in cases of crimes against women and children.

Woman who accused LJP's Prince Raj of sexual abuse moves anticipatory bail plea in Delhi court

June 22, 2021 8:49 am

In February this year, Prince Raj had filed a complaint against the woman and her friend, for allegedly threatening to implicate him in a false rape case and demanding Rs 1 crore.

Gurgaon: Man, 2 relatives arrested for throwing wife and kids into canal

March 04, 2021 1:39 am

While the woman survived, the bodies of the children were found in the canal near Meerut on Wednesday morning.

NCRB data: 7% rise in crimes against women

September 30, 2020 1:48 am

In terms of absolute numbers, Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of cases in both these categories. But Assam reported the highest rate of crimes against women (per lakh population), while Rajasthan had the highest rate of crimes against Scheduled Castes.

14-year-old raped, killed in Manipur: CM says 6 arrested so far

September 06, 2020 10:04 pm

The 14-year-old girl was found unconscious on the road last Monday by a pedestrian.

Explained: How climate change leads to more violence against women, girls

March 05, 2020 1:19 pm

Rape, domestic violence, forced marriages: A new study shows the effects of climate change are leading to an increase in violence against girls and women in many corners of the world.