Women

OSCW team meets kin of rape victim

Behera said the commission has sought compensation for the family. The OSCW team met SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and urged police to file chargesheet in the case at the earliest.

published on : 27th October 2021

Rising petrol price robs Kodagu women of freedom

It is time to tighten the belt hard as unprecedented fuel rates have increased the prices of essential commodities and, more worryingly, jacked up the cost of commuting.

published on : 27th October 2021

Single women now ‘family’ in TN, to avail ration cards

Single women in the State, who have separated from their husbands or parents, will now be recognised as ‘family’, and will be issued ration cards by the civil supplies department.

published on : 27th October 2021

Minor boy held in Kerala for attempting to rape a young woman

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested by the Kondotty police in Kerala on charges of attempting to rape a 23-year-old woman on Monday afternoon.

published on : 26th October 2021

30% breast cancer cases reported in young women: Docs

Doctors attribute detection of cancer at young age to several reasons, including early menarche, less number of months of breastfeeding, food habits and lifestyle changes.

published on : 26th October 2021

Expedite probe in crimes against women: Vasireddy Padma

On Sunday, a complaint was filed against a teacher for showing obscene pictures to the students and misbehaving with them in Sattenapalli. 

published on : 26th October 2021

Karnataka, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh register convincing wins in senior national women's hockey

In the first match of the day, Hockey Jharkhand humiliated Hockey Andaman & Nicobar 28-0 in a Pool F match while Hockey Karnataka thrashed Tripura Hockey 11-0 in their Pool G match.

published on : 25th October 2021

Women's National Boxing Championship: Reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani sails into quarterfinals

World youth champions Nitu of Haryana and Ankushita Boro of Assam maintained their winning streak as they confirmed their places in the quarter-finals of the 48kg and 66kg categories respectively.

published on : 24th October 2021

PM says notion that Army, police meant for men no longer exists, lauds rise in number of women cops

The number of women personnel in the last seven years have almost doubled in the central armed police forces as well, Modi said.

published on : 24th October 2021

Minor girl raped in Delhi, DCW issues notice to police seeking action

A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act has been registered and an investigation is underway, a senior police officer said.

published on : 24th October 2021

Odisha teen sells wife to buy smartphone, eat out!

He later returned to his village and when his in-laws inquired about their daughter, he told them that she deserted him. 

published on : 24th October 2021

Powering a mission

The founder of Moving Women (MoWo), is on an 11,111 km tour of 20 cities across India in 40 days, to raise awareness about driving by women. 

published on : 24th October 2021

60-year-old woman raped in Jharkhand

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly raped in Jharkhand's Simdega district and a 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with it.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Woman IPS officer sexual harassment case: Madras High Court orders status quo on ICC proceedings

The Tamil Nadu government alleged before the court that the official concerned was adopting tactics to drag the case.

published on : 22nd October 2021

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.

published on : 22nd October 2021
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