Womens safety

Bhubaneswar 8th worst in crime against women: NITI Aayog report

At least 170.6 women in one lakh have experienced some form of crime in Bhubaneswar, as per the Sustainable Development Goals Urban Index, 2021-22 report released by NITI Aayog.

published on : 25th November 2021

Redesign government interventions to empower women: Odisha CM

The government sees the engagement of Mission Shakti groups as a part of its commitment towards the economic empowerment of women in Odisha, the Chief Minister said.

published on : 18th November 2021

Four persons rape woman in Puri’s Nimapara, held 

Sources said she went to Kushabhadra river’s embankment to relieve herself when prime accused Balaram Bhoi and his aides Ajit Das, Kanhei Bhoi and Bidyadhar Swain waylaid her.

published on : 15th November 2021

Hyderabad man gets life term for raping two daughters

The accused had been repeatedly raping the girls from when they were about eight years old, and the issue came to light in 2018, when the victims were aged 15 and 14 respectively.

published on : 10th November 2021

Molestation case against Congress leader, 4 others filed in Mumbai 

The leader and the others were booked under IPC sections related to outraging modesty of a woman, criminal intimidation, voluntarily causing hurt, intentional insult and common intention, among others

published on : 2nd November 2021

Rape, murder cases increasing, Jharkhand government insensitive towards women security: BJP

BJP's national vice-president Raghubar Das also alleged that the JMM and Congress failed to fulfil their poll promises after forming the government.

published on : 1st November 2021

Honeywell bags Rs 496.57 crore project to make Bengaluru safe for women

Honeywell will create an integrated Command & Control Centre to manage a state-of-the-art video system that features more than 7,000 video cameras at more than 3,000 locations across the city.

published on : 21st October 2021

‘I am the light’: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai on the #MeToo movement

Poet and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai had moved the Madras High Court, challenging the impounding of her passport over criminal defamation case against #MeToo allegations.

published on : 5th October 2021

Three arrested under POCSO Act in Chennai

Tondiarpet all-women police arrested a 19-year-old youth for posting a minor girl’s photographs on Instagram with obscene messages.

published on : 4th October 2021

Daily wager gets lifer for rape, murder of 68-yr-old in Hyderabad

The accused is Thirmali Mahesh, and had committed the crime under the Puranapul bridge of Kulsumpura police limits in the city.

published on : 28th September 2021

Women should not work late hours: Female BJP MLC courts controversy

Taking part in a debate on the Mysuru gang rape incident in the Council, Bharati Shetty observed that the victim was left to bear the brunt, more than her male friend.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Crime rate remains unchanged in Hyderabad

Among the five metropolitan cities, while Chennai witnessed a rise in crime rate, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru witnessed a downward trend in the number of crimes.

published on : 16th September 2021

Odisha records one of the highest numbers of crimes against women, children 

Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.

published on : 16th September 2021

Telangana records highest number of crimes against women among Southern states

Despite the decline in the crime rate, the State still recorded the maximum number of crimes against women in the southern part of the country. 

published on : 16th September 2021

Two masons booked for rape attempt on girls in Telangana's Bhadrachalam

It is learnt that the accused, Ravinder and Kishore, are threatening the victims to withdraw the plaint.

published on : 13th September 2021
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