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Free rides for women in public transport is part of Delhi govt’s push to make city safe

Free rides for women in public transport is a part of Delhi government’s push to make the city safe, inclusive.

Panic buttons: First phase of 112 emergency service to be launched on February 19

The project is meant for those in distress, mainly women, so that they can send out distress signals along with their location details to the nearest police control room, by pressing a button in their mobile phones.


No home for girls

Muzaffarpur shelter scandal is a reproach to Nitish Kumar government’s claims of rebuilding the state.

What media portrays about women safety isn't always true: Sumitra Mahajan at IIMC convocation

"I tell them (people I meet abroad) that for the last 75 years I am in India, nothing has happened to me, my daughter or daughter-in-law. There's nothing like that. It happens in your country also... in every country," Lok Sabha Speaker said.

Home 'most dangerous place' for women, UN study shows

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) calculated that the global rate of female homicide victims stood at around 1.3 victims per 100,000 female population.

Uttar Pradesh: Centre approves Rs 194.44 crore Safe City Project for Lucknow

It was approved by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs as part of its plans to implement Safe City Projects in eight selected cities


Delhi: To check safety, Transport chief boards the bus

On Monday, Transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi undertook a trip on the route to check the ground reality. Sharing her observations, she flagged the low frequency of buses and insufficient non-AC buses.

Thane police campaign for women’s safety

. In the wake of the murder of a 19-year-old girl, Prachi Jhade, who was stabbed to death on the highway, local police stations have also been directed to ensure that any complaints of molestation or even verbal abuse are taken seriously and the accused are arrested.

Panchkula safety audit: 897 locations uncomfortable for women, 112 frightening due to poor security

Keeping all parameters in view, the Panchkula score has been described as “average” with the score on the presence of security being the least with just .4 per cent out of 5 marks.

How safe are Panchkula routes at night? App to help women know

A woman can even get to know the safest route which she should opt for after clicking on the “safest route” option.