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Karnataka Assembly panel wants cellphone ban to prevent rapes

Jul 12, 2014

Karnataka Assembly panel wants cellphone ban to prevent rapes

Congress MLA Shakuntala Shetty, who headed the panel, felt that the mobiles should be kept away from students till they become an adult at the age of 18. #ThisisNext #Congress #Mobile phone #Manish Tewari #Rape #States #Crime against women #Kimmane Ratnakar #Shakuntala Shetty
Jharkhand: Minor Dalit girl raped on orders of Panchayat

Jul 11, 2014

Jharkhand: Minor Dalit girl raped on orders of Panchayat

In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old Dalit girl. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Dalit #Crime #Rape #Women #Jharkhand #Crimes against women #Panchayat #diktat #Minor girl #Bokaro
Muzaffarnagar: 18-year-old raped at gunpoint, accused absconding

Jul 10, 2014

Muzaffarnagar: 18-year-old raped at gunpoint, accused absconding

An eighteen-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar. #NewsTracker #Rape #sexual assault #Crimes against women #gangrape #Muzaffarnagar #Gender crimes
Parliament ruckus: Trapped by Tapas Pal mess, Trinamool unable to fuel protest

Jul 10, 2014

Parliament ruckus: Trapped by Tapas Pal mess, Trinamool unable to fuel protest

The hypocrisy in Trinamool's stand vis-a-vis Wednesday's incident in Parliament was clearly evident when the party merely lodged verbal complaints with the Speaker instead of a written one. #Politics #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Samajwadi Party #Trinamool Congress #Lok Sabha #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Rape #Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar #Crime against women #Tapas Pal
Uttar Pradesh: Dalit girl raped by youth in Sambhal

Jul 09, 2014

Uttar Pradesh: Dalit girl raped by youth in Sambhal

A 15-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth in Baniyather area, police said today #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Crime #Rape #Crimes against women #Dalit girl #Sambhal

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Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Aug 27, 2013

Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

One route of reducing crime, including rape, is to examine the robustness of administrative and legal deterrents. Here's what the numbers reveal #India #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Rape #Crimes against women #State governments #Mumbai Gangrape

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Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Jun 24, 2014

NYPD Transit Chief: We won't let up on our fight against crime

Many New Yorkers remember the bad old days — back in 1990, when there were about 48 serious felonies per day in the subway system. In that year alone, there were about 17,500 reported felony index crimes — a category that includes homicide, robbery, ...
Mumbai gangrape: The numbers reveal how states failed to tackle rape

Jun 19, 2014

Internal report praises monitoring of sex offenders accused of murder

An internal investigation of the effort to track two high-risk sex offenders now accused of raping and murdering four women praises federal probation officers and puts the ultimate blame for their being unaware of the crimes on "the complex nature of...