Tag: Women Safety

Vice Prez Naidu's Raksha Bandhan Message: Uplift Women's Dignity, Ensure Safe Environment
Vice Prez Naidu's Raksha Bandhan Message: Uplift Women's Dignity, Ensure Safe Environment

Responding to Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri Swaraj's Tweet, which contained pictures of the former Union minister tying rakhi to the Vice President Naidu and applying customary 'tika' on his forehead, Naidu said he misses his "sister" Sushma Swaraj, especially on Raksha Bandhan.

  • Sunday, 22 August 2021
IRCTC Indian railway announcement for all units plastic ban
Good News! Railways to install 'panic button' in trains for women safety

Lucknow: With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, the North Eastern Railway (NER) has planned to install ‘panic buttons’ in coaches as well as deploy women police personnel on trains during night hours. Since the railways is focusing on “women and child safety” this year, it plans deployment of women police […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJP Mahila Morcha to launch state-wide rally for women's safety

Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP’s Mahila Morcha is planning to turn the heat on the State government on rising incidents of crime against women including rape of minor girls by launching a 10-day state-wide campaign – ‘Mahila Surakhsya and Samman Yatra’ – from May 17. Alleging inefficiency of Odisha government and police in checking atrocities against women, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
MHA creates new division for women safety

New Delhi: Months after Kathua and Unnao rapes that triggered a countrywide public ire, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday created a new division to deal with all issues of women safety in coordination with relevant ministries, departments and state governments. The Ministry has appointed a 1993 batch AGMUT cadre officer, Punya Salila […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kejriwal remembers Nirbhaya, pledges strong struggle for women safety

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday remembered Nirbhaya, who was gang-raped on December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi and later died in hospital, and pledged to ensure a strong struggle for women safety “despite all hurdles”. “Six years ago on this day one of the most brutal and worst crime was […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Only 42% of Nirbhaya fund released for projects since 2015

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government at the Centre, which has been highly vocal about women security and empowerment, has failed to spend even half of the Nirbhaya Fund since 2015, government data revealed. As per the data, the corpus transferred to the Public Account for the Nirbhaya Fund up to 2018-19 was Rs 3,600 crore […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Women's Safety: Anti-trafficking Units, Help Desks Soon

New Delhi: In a major initiative, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said that the Nirbhaya fund will be used to set up anti-human trafficking units and women’s help desks in police stations across the country. The initiative will strengthen women’s safety and instil a greater sense of security among women. Irani […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Self-Defence Training For Girls In Govt Schools: HRD Minister

New Delhi: Concerned over the security of schoolgirls, the Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday that the girl students in government schools were being imparted self-defence training under the ‘Samagra Shiksha’ programme. Replying to a query in Rajya Sabha, the minister said that keeping in view the safety and security of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
1.3 Lakh Suraksha App Downloads In Bengaluru Since Disha Incident

Bengaluru: Bengaluru residents have downloaded Suraksha, the police safety app, over 1.3 lakh times since the rape and immolation of a veterinarian doctor in Hyderabad, according to an official here on Tuesday. “Suraksha, the Bengaluru city police safety app, has been downloaded 1.3 lakh times in one week,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (central crime branch) […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021