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Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against women

Aug 30, 2014

Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against women

All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on Saturday. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Rape #Sexual harassment #Crimes against women #molestation #Fast-track courts #dowry deaths
Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry

Sep 01, 2013

Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry

While in 2007, 8,093 such deaths were reported, the numbers rose to 8,172 and 8,383 in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, 8,391 such deaths were reported, according to the NCRB. The agency is the central nodal department to collect and process crime statistics at the national level. #India #Women #Dowry #Dowry death #Numers
HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewife

Jul 20, 2013

HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewife

The Bombay High Court has upheld a lower court order imposing life sentence on four persons of a family for killing a woman in 2006 as she was unable to meet dowry demands #Violence against women #High Court #Women's rights #dowry deaths #life sentences
Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Apr 13, 2012

Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

The report said that a total of 1,157 women were killed in the state between 1991 and 2010 after being branded witch. #NewsTracker #Rape #Jharkhand #Dowry death

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Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Sep 10, 2014

Thousands flee as Pakistan floods spread to plains

(AP) -- Thousands of people fled their homes in Pakistan on Wednesday as monsoon flooding that has already inundated the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir coursed down onto the plains, causing a major river to breach its banks. The flooding began ... #India #Pakistan #Mohammad Asif #Himalayas #Kashmir, India
Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Sep 15, 2014

Theatre: Hitting and missing the mark at the Fringe

In Federico Garcia Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba, the embittered widow has five daughters, all of them fixated on the village boy Pepe el Romano. The eldest, 39-year-old Angustias, daughter of her mother's first husband, has a dowry left by her ... #India #Pakistan #Mohammad Asif #Himalayas #Kashmir, India
Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women raped

Sep 10, 2014

Thousands flee from Pakistan floods

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing flash floods after being warned to evacuate as the death toll from severe monsoon rains in Pakistan and neighbouring India climbed to 457 people. Ahmad Kamal, spokesman for the National Disaster Management ... #India #Pakistan #Mohammad Asif