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NCRB data backs Delhi as ‘rape capital’ claim

  RUKMINI S   The HinduA file picture shows a human chain at India Gate, New Delhi to prevent violence against women. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar. Crimes against women rise sharply, most of all in Delhi For the first time,… Continue Reading →

Odisha – Rising graph of crimes against women, but few voices #Vaw

TNN | Apr 2, 2014, 09.28 AM IST  BHUBANESWAR: The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) ranked Odisha 7th in the country in rapes in 2012. The white paper of the state home department has not much good to say either when it… Continue Reading →

#India – Tamil Nadu tops in Preventive Detentions- NCRB Data #humanrights

By Sruthisagar Yamunan / R Prince Jebakumar | ENS – CHENNAI Published: 07th December 2013 07:14 AM   Tamil Nadu has the highest number of detenues in prisons, going by the data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for the year… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE – 414 death row convicts await the gallows in India #deathpenalty

Supreme Court urged to consider absolute prohibition of torture New Delhi The   Supreme Court resumes  on 10 writ petitions involving 18 death row convicts challenging the rejection of mercy pleas by the President on the ground of delay, Asian Centre… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Over 200% rise in women murders in a year #Vaw #WTFnews

TNN | Jul 14, 2013, 0 MUMBAI: The latest Mumbai police crime report has thrown up a shocking fact— the number of city women murdered more than tripled from 9 in 2011 to 30 in 2012. It translates into a 233% rise.The numbers till May 2013… Continue Reading →

#India – Assam tops 2012 list of custodial deaths in India #Prisonerights

Pranjal Baruah, TNN | Jun 15, 2013, Surprisingly, the NCRB did not record a single case of police custodial death in Assam in 2011. GUWAHATI: In a major embarrassment for the state, the National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) figures for last year… Continue Reading →

#India – The Gender Terrorists #Vaw

Vol – XLVIII No. 13, March 30, 2013 | Vasundhara Sirnate “Just being a woman is an act of courage”, said the tagline to the 1979 film adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. One can modify that somewhat to suit the Indian… Continue Reading →

#India-27 steps to prevent crime against women ? #Vaw #Womenrights

TNN | Feb 5, 2013, 01.14 AM IST NEW DELHI: Sensing that the Ordinance prescribing harsher punishment for offenders is not enough to prevent crime against women, the government on Monday unveiled 27 measures like setting up crisis response centres in 100… Continue Reading →

Rapist in the family: The great Indian cover-up #Vaw

by Danish Raza Jan 10, 2013, Firstpost #Delhi rape #NewsTracker “It is true, trust me,” says Bina Jain, as she recounts one of the many incest cases she encountered in three decades of running Bapun Ghar, a women’s shelter in… Continue Reading →

#India-126753 stood trial for #Rape in 2011, 5724 were convicted #Vaw

INDIA, Posted on Dec 19, 2012 IBNLive.com New Delhi: Women’s rights activists and judicial experts have long demanded fast-track court processes and quick convictions in cases of rape to tackle the problem. Their demand seems justified in the light of the… Continue Reading →

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