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Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn
India

Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn

Congress as well as Left parties said that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has 'no moral right' to continue in the post following allegations by the Hathras gangrape victim's kin that the police forced them to conduct her last rites

Indian Railways introduces special 'pink band' coaches exclusively for women
India

Indian Railways introduces special 'pink band' coaches exclusively for women

Indian Railways has decided to introduce separate coaches demarcated with distinctive pink bands reserved for women and small children.

Around three lakh CCTV cameras will be installed in New Delhi to ensure safety of women: Manish Sisodia
India

Around three lakh CCTV cameras will be installed in New Delhi to ensure safety of women: Manish Sisodia

The AAP government has already begun work on installation of 1.4 CCTV cameras.

Manish Sisodia says Delhi govt will take two months to implement scheme on free metro, bus travel for women
India

Manish Sisodia says Delhi govt will take two months to implement scheme on free metro, bus travel for women

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP dispensation in Delhi had on Monday announced free ride for women in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro trains aimed at providing a safe travel experience to them.

Arvind Kejriwal's proposal on free Delhi Metro, DTC rides for women misguided; govt should strengthen existing initiatives
India

Arvind Kejriwal's proposal on free Delhi Metro, DTC rides for women misguided; govt should strengthen existing initiatives

On Monday, at a press conference, Arvind Kejriwal announced voluntary free rides in metro trains and buses for women travellers.

Delhi Police books AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping woman twice in his office
India

Delhi Police books AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping woman twice in his office

The Delhi Police has booked AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping a woman. The case was registered at the Prashant Vihar Police Station in Delhi after the woman lodged a complaint against the Rithala MLA.

'Feel like rape survivor': Karnataka Assembly Speaker not first politician to make bizarre comment on rape
Politics

'Feel like rape survivor': Karnataka Assembly Speaker not first politician to make bizarre comment on rape

Politicians and ministers often make callous statements on rape and drawn the anger of the public at large. Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar is not the first to make such remarks in poor taste.

Rajnath Singh in Nagaland: Home minister announces special women's safety feature in '112 India' emergency app
India

Rajnath Singh in Nagaland: Home minister announces special women's safety feature in '112 India' emergency app

In Nagaland, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said a 'SHOUT' feature has been made available exclusively for women in the '112 India' mobile app, which is connected to the Emergency Response Support System.

Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by family
World

Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by family

In statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calculated that of a total 87,000 female homicide cases worldwide in 2017, some 50,000 — or 58 percent — were committed by the victims' intimate partners or family members.

#MeToo in India: MHA constitutes Rajnath Singh-led panel to look into sexual harassment at workplace
India

#MeToo in India: MHA constitutes Rajnath Singh-led panel to look into sexual harassment at workplace

The GoM will recommend action required for effective implementation of the existing provisions, as well as for strengthening the existing legal and institutional frameworks for addressing issues related to sexual harassment at workplace

#MeToo in India: Allegations surface against Meghnad Bose, Ishrath Nawaz, Rameez Shaikh, Manoj Ramachandran
India

#MeToo in India: Allegations surface against Meghnad Bose, Ishrath Nawaz, Rameez Shaikh, Manoj Ramachandran

Allegations against journalists and advertising professionals have emerged on Twitter

#MeToo in India: Kiran Nagarkar, Pablo Bartholomew named in accusations; photographer responds with statement
India

#MeToo in India: Kiran Nagarkar, Pablo Bartholomew named in accusations; photographer responds with statement

Allegations against Kiran Nagarkar and Pablo Bartholomew emerged on Twitter on Friday | #MeToo

#MeToo in India: KR Sreenivas, Gautam Adhikari respond to sexual harassment allegations
India

#MeToo in India: KR Sreenivas, Gautam Adhikari respond to sexual harassment allegations

Sreenivas and Adhikari were among the powerful figures from the media industry who were named in journalist Sandhya Menon's #MeToo tweets

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries
Life

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries

Zubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration

Woman in Mumbai has 'terrible experience' travelling with Uber, claims she sustained injuries due to driver's negligence
India

Woman in Mumbai has 'terrible experience' travelling with Uber, claims she sustained injuries due to driver's negligence

As the latest incident of grievance against popular taxi-service provider Uber, a customer in Mumbai took to Twitter on Friday to lodge a complaint about negligence by an Uber driver during her ride on 4 September.

Ladies special on Raksha Bandhan: Delhi division of Indian railways' announces 6 trains for 26 August
India

Ladies special on Raksha Bandhan: Delhi division of Indian railways' announces 6 trains for 26 August

To make the occasion of Raksha Bandhan special for women, the Delhi division of the Indian railways has decided to run ladies special trains to help women travel in a safe and secure manner.

Telangana temple's 'Rakhi Challenge' reinforces age-old notion that women need male protection
India

Telangana temple's 'Rakhi Challenge' reinforces age-old notion that women need male protection

A rakhi challenge to ensure the safety of women is not only insulting to men but also an outdated idea in a world where women are proving that they excel at all spaces occupied by men and don’t need to be subservient to a “brother” or any other man for protection

Here's a wishlist for the police on ensuring women's safety — and it doesn't involve painting anything pink
India

Here's a wishlist for the police on ensuring women's safety — and it doesn't involve painting anything pink

This silver bullet in the form of pink cars and CCTV cameras and adoption of cool names isn’t the solution that we expect the police to come up with.

Rahul Gandhi must walk the talk on women's empowerment within Congress before demanding legislation
Politics

Rahul Gandhi must walk the talk on women's empowerment within Congress before demanding legislation

When it comes to women's empowerment, there is a lot that Rahul Gandhi can do on his own to make life better for women, but he has shown very little inclination towards it.

No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India misses
India

No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India misses

The point is not to merely be better than Saudi, Syria and Pakistan; if we were fourth worst or fifteenth worst on the Thomson Reuters Foundation's survey, could we still look around and feel happy at where we are?