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DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

03 Dec 2019

DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

08 Aug 2018

Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

Women and Child Development Ministry has ordered a social audit of over 9,000 child care institutions across India in two months, an official said today.

Utilizing Nirbhaya-Fund, Mumbai-Police to get drones, AI for women's safety

25 May 2018

Utilizing Nirbhaya-Fund, Mumbai-Police to get drones, AI for women's safety

Becoming the first of the eight 'safe cities' earmarked by Centre for utilizing Nirbhaya Fund, Mumbai Police have made an elaborate plan to ensure women's safety.

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

14 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.

Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital

03 Mar 2018

Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital

Just two months after an eight-month-old baby girl was raped in Delhi, there's been another horrific incident in India.

Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

02 Mar 2018

Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

The Central government on Thursday approved Rs. 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund to create eight "safe cities" that will have patrolled public spaces and quicker response systems to curb crimes against women.

You value a rape at Rs. 6,000?: SC rebukes MP

16 Feb 2018

You value a rape at Rs. 6,000?: SC rebukes MP

The SC was shocked to find out that Madhya Pradesh (MP), which got the highest amount among states from the Nirbhaya Fund, spent around just Rs. 6,000 on an average per rape victim.

Budget'18: Delhi Police gets allocation of over Rs. 7,000 crore

02 Feb 2018

Budget'18: Delhi Police gets allocation of over Rs. 7,000 crore

In the Union Budget 2018-19 announced on Thursday, the Delhi Police has been allocated Rs. 7,426 crore for the next fiscal year, that shows an increase of Rs. 1,048 crore over the current year.

Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

16 Dec 2017

Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

Today marks five years of the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya, an incident that triggered country-wide protests forcing the government to formulate new laws on crimes against women.

Not much has changed in the five years since Nirbhaya

14 Nov 2017

Not much has changed in the five years since Nirbhaya

A rape incident needs to stand out to get noticed in India.

Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations

15 Aug 2017

Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations

Railway stations in the Delhi Division have seen some horrific crimes in recent times. In June at Ballabgarh, Junaid Khan was lynched on a train.

Delhi: Panic buttons, cameras to be installed in DTC buses

21 Jun 2017

Delhi: Panic buttons, cameras to be installed in DTC buses

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal approved the transport department's proposal of installing CCTV cameras and panic buttons on 6,350 DTC and cluster buses.

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

05 May 2017

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

In December 2012, the brutal rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who was tortured and left to die on the roadside, shook India and the world.

Delhiites gear up for hotter days

20 Feb 2017

Delhiites gear up for hotter days

Delhi witnessed the hottest February 19 in five years with maximum temperature soaring to 30.8 degrees Celsius, six degrees above the normal 24.8.