An evening out with her 3-year-old granddaughter turned into a nightmare for 41-year-old Lakshmi Renukesh, a resident of Kirloskar Layout, Bengaluru, last week. Instead of having an enjoyable bus ride, Renukesh had the worst experience of her life — ending up getting assaulted by the conductor when she asked for change for the ticket money.
Recent data collected from the Bureau of Police Research and Development states that Bengaluru, where the horrific mass molestation incident took place on New Year’s Eve, has a mere 606 policewomen in its jurisdiction.
Capital city data suggested that 2016 was the safest year for women in the past decade. All sorts of crimes against women like molestation, rape, eve-teasing, stalking, saw a dip. Quoting Delhi Police data, rape cases against women went down from 2199 (2015) to 2017 (2016). This has happened for the first time since 2008(…)
What happened in Bangalore on 31st night was not only terrifying but a sudden awaking that the tech city is afterall not safe for women. It is telling that a city that has been a great melting point of people from around the world, donned the name Silicon Valley of India and being marshalling the(…)
Shame on Bangalore city. Women were groped and molested on the 31st December night. When the whole world was busy with celebrating the new year, reportedly Bangalore’s youth were caught in ugly pictures – reportedly women were molested enmasse, became target of lewd comments on streets of Bangalore’s most popular and populated areas like MG(…)
We live in a country where even women cops are at risk of their lives. A woman sub-inspector was herself kidnapped in Chambal, while attempting to rescue an abducted minor girl. Also read: What Steps Can Be Taken To Keep Women Safe? The hideous incident took place on Tuesday when a group of kidnappers was trying(…)
Women in Kashmir are the safest as compared to any place in the world, including Delhi, J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti claimed recently. She was responding to AAP leader and Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra’s comment on Burhan Wani at the launch of the Bharat International Travel Bazaar (BITB) this week. “Any place in the world,(…)
The National Crime Records Bureau report on crime in the country in 2015 revealed that there were at least 34,651 cases of rape across India, with victims ranging in age from under six years old to over 60 years old. From Six to Sixty Year Olds Are Raped The largest number of rape attacks targeted(…)