Tag: Crime Against Women

Puri Gang Rape: DIG Assures Charge-sheet In 20 Days, Trial In Fast-track Court

Puri: Of the four accused in alleged gang rape of a minor girl in Puri, two persons including the prime accused have been arrested and will be court forwarded today. Addressing a press meet, DIG (Central) Ashish Singh said, “Dismissed constable Jitendra Sethi and one Rajesh Sethi have been arrested so far. Four teams have […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Punjab Launches Free Police Help To Drop Women Safely Home

Chandigarh: Amid growing concern over women’s safety, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced free police help to drop women safely home if they are stranded outside between 9 PM and 6 AM. The statewide facility will be available on dialling 100, 112 and 181, through which the woman caller will be connected immediately […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Nagpur Police Announces Drop Facility For Stranded Women At Night

Mumbai: Against the backdrop of horrific rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad, the police in Maharashtra’s Nagpur city have launched a new initiative: transport facility for women stranded in lonely places at night. Police commissioner Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay said the measure was necessary to boost women’s confidence in the aftermath of the Hyderabad […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Commission For Women Stresses On Exemplary Punishment For Rapists

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha boiling over growing atrocities against women and girl children, the State Commission for Women (SCW) is making an overall assessment of the headway in investigations related to alleged gang rape incidents in Puri and Bhubaneswar and other recent cases. Commission chairperson Minati Behera today stressed on exemplary punishment for rapists and speedy […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Home Secy Writes To States On Crime Against Women

New Delhi: After the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Hyderabad and the setting ablaze of a rape survivor in Unnao, the Union Home Secretary has written a letter to all the states and Union Territories, urging them to give highest priority to women’s safety. In his letter to state to state […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
NHRC To Begin Probe Into Killing Of Hyderabad Rape Accused

Hyderabad: A fact-finding team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to arrive in Telangana on Saturday to launch a probe into the killing of all the four accused in a woman veterinarian’s gang rape and murder case by the police in an alleged ‘encounter’ on Friday. A two-member team is likely to […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Will new Odisha DGP bring 'Abhay' for Women in State?

Bhubaneswar: A former Chicago Police chief had once said “Crisis is what causes change to happen.” Truly, senior police officer and 1986-batch IPS Abhay today takes charge as DGP of the State, when Odisha is staring at a crisis where crime against women is breaching a new normal every day. So, taking the guard at […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Mo Sarkar, 5T, Curbing Crime Against Women Top Priority: Odisha DGP Abhay

Bhubaneswar: Hailing the mechanism of Odisha police, senior IPS officer Abhay who took charge as the Head of Odisha Police Force at the State Police headquarters in Cuttack today, stressed on increasing the efficiency in implementation of Mo Sarkar and 5T model for better policing apart from improving standard of investigation process. The 1986-batch IPS officer of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Women Lecturers Allege Mental Harassment By Male Colleague In Odisha

Cuttack: A group of women lectures have levelled allegations of mental harassment and misbehaviour by one of their male colleagues at Kusum Devi Women’s College in Cuttack district. In their complaint, the lecturers claimed that Suraprasad Tripathy, a Reader in Economics department of the institution has been torturing them for the last two years. “Suraprasad […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
45 Fast track courts will take 44-long years to clear 7,292 rape cases pending in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: With the ever rising rapes and citizens growing restless in the State, Odisha government has joined the Union Law Ministry’s scheme to bring up 45 special fast track courts in the State. However, the moot point is will the 45 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) in Odisha do justice to the rape & POCSO […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Student Develops Gadget To Help Women Fend Off Molesters

Nuapada: An Odisha student has come up with an innovate gadget which can be used by women when in distress. Laxman Dundi, a Plus-III student of Lokadrusti College of Advanced Technology in Nuapada district has now come up with a unique wearable gadget for women. The device can deliver a 220kv electric shock which can […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
50-Year-Old Woman Gang Raped In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, a 50-year-old woman was abducted from her house and allegedly gang raped by two persons under Ghatagaon Police limits in tribal-dominated Keonjhar district. Though the incident occurred on Wednesday, it came to light after the survivor lodged a police complaint in connection with the incident yesterday. According to reports, the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Girl Set Ablaze After Rape In Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur: In another heinous incident of rape, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze by a man in Fatehpur district on Saturday. The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital by the police where after receiving primary treatment she was referred to the Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in Kanpur. The victim’s father alleged […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Police To Appoint Women Volunteers As SPOs To Fight Crime Against Women

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to fight crime against women, Commissionerate Police in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has decided to appoint girl students as well as working women as Special Police Officers (SPOs). Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today informed that already 41 institutions including educational institutions and others in IT and corporate sectors […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: Women SPOs Can Bring About A Positive Change

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The commissionerate police’s move to appoint female special police officers (SPOs) to combat crime against women is a welcome step if only because women can deal with such cases more sensitively and strike an easy rapport with the victims. The idea of drafting in students and working women for this work […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021