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.
Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta’s much awaited show of India’s electronic music festival was cancelled. While reasons for not going ahead with his show at Sunburn in Bangalore were not specified, the information was put on a Facebook post. The Bengaluru police hasn’t admitted to it being a law and order issue(…)
Since the day Bangalore witnessed the horrific New Year’s Eve mass molestation event, many celebrities have taken to social media to shame the authority’s lack of safety measures. And when Karnataka’s Home Minister G Parameswara blamed women for their ‘westernized lifestyle,’ the whole nation burst out in rage. “These kinds of things happen,” he said. Meanwhile, another shocking(…)
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(…)
India’s startup capital has been declared unsafe for women, a tag it can’t possibly be proud of. Statistics look bad. VS Ugrappa, who heads the expert committee on preventing sexual violence against women and children in Karnataka has slammed the Bengaluru Urban Administration with results of a survey that show the city’s safety records are terrible.(…)