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Jan 22, 2019
Maharashtra govt approves Centre's Rs 253-cr Nirbhaya Fund for Mumbai aimed at curbing crime against women"The Centre will provide financial help for the first three years and later all mechanisms like installation of CCTVs at 500 public places will be maintained by the Maharashtra government," Amitabh Gupta, Principal Secretary, state Home department said.
Jan 16, 2019
Malaysia textbook sparks outrage over section telling girls to protect sexual organs; govt says it will revise materialThe section in the elemetary school textbook in Malaysia featured a series of pictures of a fictional girl called Amira, whose parents advise her to protect "the modesty of her sexual organs" by wearing the correct attire.
Jan 06, 2019
Odisha minister Pradeep Maharathy, who welcomed acquittal of Pipli rape-and-murder case accused, resigns on 'moral grounds'The development came a day after Narendra Modi, while addressing a public meeting at Baripada on Saturday, accused the Odisha government of not being serious about the welfare of women and girls and urged it to re-investigate the Pipili gang rape-and-murder case.
Dec 16, 2018
2012 Delhi gangrape, six years on: Jyoti Singh's mother Asha Devi asks girls to not consider themselves weakThe 23-year-old paramedic student was raped inside a moving bus in south Delhi on the intervening night of 16-17 December, 2012 by five men and a juvenile.
Nov 09, 2018
Woman dies in Jharkhand's Jamtara district after ex-husband and two men rape her, insert stick in private partsAccording to police, the woman had gone to watch a play at a theatre on Wednesday night. Her former husband and two of his associates forcibly took her to a field in the village under Narayanpur police station area.
Nov 02, 2018
Rape charges against MJ Akbar: In absence of formal complaint, police, court can take suo motu cognisanceAccording to some legal experts while in certain cases there is a limitation of time and ‘locus standi’ no such limitation lies with the cases of alleged rape.
Oct 30, 2018
Delhi HC to hear Daati Maharaj's plea in sexual assault case on 2 Nov; religious leader claims complainant concealed factsThe counsel claimed certain facts were withheld from the court by the complainant who had concealed the chain of proceedings. A CBI officer submitted the status report of the probe before the court in a sealed cover. The agency had registered a case of rape and unnatural sex against Daati on 26 October
Oct 26, 2018
West Bengal Police files chargesheet against three in connection with rape of 35-year-old woman in Jalpaiguri districtThe incident had taken place near the victim's home at Niranjan Pat locality of Jalpaiguri district.
Oct 23, 2018
Panchayat orders ostracisation of Dalit rape survivor, family in Rajasthan's Churu; police term accusations 'false'Although the police say they have filed a final report declaring the case as ‘false’, but a challan hasn’t been submitted to the court yet.
Oct 22, 2018
#MeToo in India: Ira Trivedi sends legal notice to Chetan Bhagat, says 'women can win self-respect through boycott'Chetan Bhagat on 15 October put up a screenshot of a mail Ira Trivedi wrote to him in 2013 to counter her claim that he tried to forcibly kiss her in his room after inviting her to tea at the India International Centre.