Nirbhaya

Woman gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh, accused rapists insert iron rod in her private parts

The woman was sleeping inside her hut when the three accused men came to her hut and asked for water. When she couldn't provide them with water, they allegedly raped her.

published on : 11th January 2021

50-year-old UP woman's gangrape, murder brings back memories of horrific 'Nirbhaya case'

The SHO of Ughaiti police station, where the incident took place, has been suspended and two of the three accused were arrested by the cops.

published on : 6th January 2021

Tiger cub dies due to birth complications days after mother’s death at Delhi zoo

The tiger cub succumbed to “acute illness” on Tuesday. “Nirbhaya had given birth to two cubs on December 10.

published on : 31st December 2020

Senior IPS officer offers explanation over Nirbhaya funds utilisation in Bengaluru

"On certain forums, it has been alleged that Bharat Electronics Limited was wrongly disqualified, but it is far from the truth as the company never participated in the tender process," Nimbalkar said

published on : 27th December 2020

Daughters being brutally assaulted every day, fight not over yet: Nirbhaya's father

On the intervening night of December 16 and 17, 2012, a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, referred to as Nirbhaya, was raped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in south Delhi.

published on : 15th December 2020

With Nirbhaya centres' closed, rehabilitation of sexual harassment victims in Kerala gets reboot

At the same time, in a statement released here, Shailaja said there is no move from the part of the government to close down Nirbhaya homes but to shift the inmates to the Thrissur home.

published on : 16th November 2020

Nirbhaya Trust Gen Secy accuses Congress of ignoring calls to not give tickets to accused of crimes against women

In a letter to Sonia Gandhi, Sarvesh Tiwari expressed disappointment over the ticket distribution for the 70 seats the party is contesting in the Bihar elections.

published on : 16th October 2020

Compensation to sexual crimes victims: Only 36 per cent grants under Nirbhaya Fund utilised

Days after the alleged gang-rape and murder of a Dalit girl in Hathras, the spotlight is back on the way the victims and their families are treated.

published on : 12th October 2020

Don't give Bihar poll tickets to those who committed crimes against women: Nirbhaya Trust to parties

In a statement, the Trust said political parties without indulging in vote bank politics should choose candidates with clean backgrounds for the assembly elections due next month.

published on : 11th October 2020

Nirbhaya's lawyer Seema Kushwaha to fight Hathras gang-rape victim's case

'I'm not being allowed to meet the family as the admin says it'll affect law & order,' said Seema Kushwaha who has been contacted by the kin of Hathras gang-rape victim to be their counsel.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Odisha uses less than 25 per cent of Nirbhaya fund even as crimes against women rise

Smriti Irani said out of the Rs  60.78 crore released by the Centre under the Nirbhaya Fund in 2020, the Odisha Government has utilised only Rs 15.15 crore, less than even 25 per cent.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Centre released over Rs 3,024 crore under Nirbhaya fund to states/UTs: WCD ministry

Responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani gave out state-wise data of release and utilization of the Nirbhaya fund.

published on : 19th September 2020

'Nirbhaya case' first instance of Indian men being vocal on women's safety: Smriti Irani

On December 16, 2012, a 23-year-old Delhi woman was raped by six men in a moving bus and died in a Singapore hospital a fortnight later.

published on : 10th September 2020

Nirbhaya funds: Telangana not spending enough

The fund is intended for projects specifically designed to improve the safety and security of women in public places.

published on : 21st June 2020

WATCH | Kamal Haasan praises Kerala police for music video as part of fight against coronavirus

The video titled 'Nirbhayam' (Fearless), appreciated by the actor, was directed by S Ananthalal, a police inspector with the Kochi Metro station.

published on : 13th April 2020
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