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Crime against women increases in Hyderabad, overall crime rate dips

December 26, 2019 6:15 pm

In incidents of crime against women, a slight rise was seen in cases that were reported in 2019 with 2305 cases when compared to last year which recorded 2286 cases reported.

This is a war on women

December 03, 2019 2:14 pm

In case it has gone unnoticed, there is a familiar pattern in these ‘well-known’ or ‘high-profile’ rapes and murders that have received more media attention than the others... they could all have survived the murderous attacks after the rape, had they accepted their fate.

'I never knew where my next meal was coming from': Roller skater who travelled 3,900 miles without money

September 22, 2019 5:51 pm

Hong Kong born and US-bred Yanise Ho talks about her 3900-mile long journey from the East Coast to West Coast of the United States without carrying any money.

Forwarded as Received: How Other Half Lives

September 08, 2019 6:11 am

WhatsApp Uncle imagines what it is to be a woman

Young and single: Why many women are not thinking marriage

July 17, 2019 6:23 am

Rather than seeing the unmarried single status as a rebellious or revolutionary act against marriage, experts term it as part of evolution.

Threads of Tradition

May 11, 2019 12:18 pm

Project Nala Wali attempts to revive the traditional craft of weaving azarband by involving unemployed women and reaching out to designers around the country.

Antibiotic use may up heart attack, stroke risk in women

April 27, 2019 9:59 am

The possible reason why antibiotic use is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease is because antibiotics alter the balance of the micro-environment in the gut, researchers said.

‘Fat’, ‘Dog’, ‘No Longer a 10’. How Trump talks about women

October 17, 2018 2:16 pm

Here are some of the president’s most remarkable attacks on women over the years.

In a first, Indian Railways magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women

May 07, 2018 7:14 pm

The magazine, which costs Rs 10, turns the spotlight on women ticket checkers, testimonials from them on working with the national transporter and carries a ready reckoner on the special privileges that women passengers are provided.

Indian Railways to place ladies coaches in centre, paint in different colour

May 04, 2018 7:11 pm

The committee has also decided to build infrastructure facilities at railway stations and trains which will include separate toilets and changing room for women.


India celebrates International Women's Day

March 08, 2014 4:35 pm

International Women's Day is marked on March 8.


Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

November 20, 2018 11:37 am

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

October 18, 2018 3:35 pm

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

Republicans and their strained relationship with women

October 10, 2018 3:50 pm

The Republicans on the US Senate Judiciary Committee are all men. Their remarks during the heated Supreme Court confirmation fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh renewed attention to the party’s fraught relationship with women.

Gender politics: Teaching refugees about sex and consent

October 03, 2018 3:20 pm

Refugees who are settling in Sweden are learning how to become members of Swedish society. For many newcomers from the Middle East, that means a shift in thinking about sex and relationships.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

September 28, 2018 1:35 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

What is stopping women in India from accessing mobile phone: News in Numbers

September 12, 2018 2:39 pm

Apart from economic constraints, social barriers like the level of education, marital status and the lack of empowerment prevent women’s access to mobile technology in India, suggests a study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Six female politicians tells us the hate and judgment they have to deal with

September 04, 2018 8:17 am

The number of women running for office is increasing. But for many, harassment and discrimination is a persistent reality. We spoke with six female candidates about how they have persevered.

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

August 17, 2018 2:52 pm

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more:

From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

August 15, 2018 6:16 am

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more:

How many Fortune 500 companies have women as CEOs: News in Numbers

August 08, 2018 10:13 am

The more we look at gender gap, the more we find that it is everywhere. How are Fortune 500 companies doing in terms of women in leadership roles? A look at the disparity in today’s News in Numbers.