Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

women safety


Samsung ad featuring women running alone at night criticised for being 'unrealistic' and 'tone deaf'

April 29, 2022 6:46 pm

After the massive backlash, Samsung apologised for "how this (advertisement) may have been received"

Quick response, trained responders: safety app a hit

April 21, 2022 6:58 am

Disha app, developed by Andhra Pradesh government to provide quick response of women’s safety issues, was launched in February 2020 and has been downloaded more than 1.30 crore times.

Halted due to pandemic, Buddy Cop, Police Kaka-Didi schemes relaunched

April 14, 2022 9:16 am

The initiatives that were first launched by Pune Police in 2017 and replicated elsewhere were discontinued in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Attack on girls: Durga Brigade holds protest

March 27, 2022 7:14 am

The agitation was organised in the backdrop of recent incidents of attack on girls. A girl was sexually assaulted at a school in Shivajinagar area recently.

Man issues rape threat to actress, challenges to get him arrested; held in Pune

March 01, 2022 9:07 am

The accused, Vijay Rathod, runs a small business and is a resident of Pune. The complainant told the police that she has a profile on the “Qwick Live” app and has 50,000 followers on it.

Punjab: Thar driver held for damaging police vehicle

October 17, 2021 8:44 am

The SHO's vehicle was being driven by constable Vinod Kumar. SHO Lakhbir Singh was sitting in the rear seat. The front portion of the government vehicle was damaged.

Mumbai Police to set up Nirbhaya Teams in police stations to curb crimes against women

September 14, 2021 5:38 pm

The teams will carry out special patrolling in vulnerable spots, carry out awareness drives and track the activities of sexual offenders the area

How this artist and her 76-year-old friend are reclaiming public spaces for women in Bengaluru

September 07, 2021 7:11 am

"Nothing can change overnight. Things will take their own time. All that I can do is start a conversation. We will keep talking about it," said artist Indu Antony

C T Ravi: Constitution, women will remain safe as long as Hindus in majority

September 01, 2021 12:50 pm

"Until Hindus are in majority there will be equal opportunity, once Hindus become minority what happened to Gandara (Afghanistan) will happen here too," C T Ravi said.

Mission Shakti Phase III Launched: Sitharaman praises CM, says made women feel safe in UP

August 22, 2021 1:53 am

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called the ‘One District One Product’ scheme of the UP government a role model for the country, saying that the scheme will benefit the ‘Ubharte Sitaare Fund’, which she launched to help companies having the potential to export items.