MHA warns States, UTs against lapses while dealing with crime against women, asks to take action against such officials
The detailed three-page advisory of the Union Home Ministry came days after the alleged gangrape and murder of a women at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh.
In a review meeting with senior police officials, the CM said extra effort needs to be made for protection of women
In a statement, Bista said the West Bengal government has refused to share crime data with the Union home ministry for the year 2019-20 due to rising crime graph in the state.
'SHE teams' was launched on October 24, 2014, with the aim of curbing eve-teasing in all aspects, in all forms, at all places, providing safety and security to women in the society.
"Those who harm women's harm will be given such punishment that will set an example for future," Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said on Twitter.
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.
Of the total number of criminal cases, 8,541 were of domestic violence. This was the highest among all the Southern States.
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The Congress has been alleging that the law and order situation is deteriorating in Uttar Pradesh under the BJP rule.
Every police station will have at least one patrol vehicle to check the crimes against women.
The Chief Minister said that each family should have toilets under 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.
The collective will now take these demands to the public and seek signatures.
At the national level, a total of 42,180 cases of crime against women were registered in 19 metropolitan cities, while 40,839 cases registered in 2017.
They are creating awareness on laws and acts among women and crimes against women in the city have also decreased when compared to previous years.
The eve-teasers, who have emerged as major nuisance for the society, will be served externment order while women special police officers will assist the men in unform to curb such crimes.
The scheme was announced two months ago as a step towards reducing dark spots, which are deemed unsafe for women, in the city.