Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: 3 cases of ‘rape’ of minor in 24 hours

    Four cases of crime against women have come to fore in the last 24 hours in the state capital. Girls in the three incidents of rape are minors. In the first case MP Nagar police have booked a 50-year-old security guard of a girls hostel for assaulting a girl, who is preparing for competitive exam, on intermittent night of Sunday-Monday. TI Upendra Bhatti said, “The 22-year- old girl lodged complaint against the

  • MHA creating emergency response support system to check crimes: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry is in the process of creating an emergency response support system to check crimes and is implementing a special project in eight cities for women safety, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday. Launching two portals on women safety, Singh said a national mission for better synergy among central ministries, states and other stakeholders on the issue will play an active role in setting 1,023 fast track courts.

  • Bhopal: In open letter to CM, Sobha Oza raises concern of women

    Bhopal: Writing as a sister, Congress state media committee president Sobha Oza in an open letter addressed to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan raised the issue of rising crime against women in the state. The Congress leader questioned the failure of Chouhan in bringing down the crime graph. Ahead of Raksha-Bandhan, the CM had written to 50 lakh women of the state highlighting the works carried out by him for the betterment

  • Madhya Pradesh: Pet dog bites rapist in Sagar, forces him to run away

    Sagar (MP): The pet dog of a 14-year-old girl attacked and bit one of the two men who allegedly raped her near here in Madhya Pradesh, forcing them to flee, police said today. The incident took place on Friday night in Kareela village of Sagar district, a police officer said, adding the duo was later arrested.

  • Independence Day 2018: What it means to be free

    Independence Day is always a time of introspection and hope. So what does freedom mean to the Indian woman? There are vast contradictions in the way the lives of women have progressed as well as regressed over the seventy-one years since Independence.

  • Bhopal: Special police team to check crime against women

    Bhopal: All superintendents of police shall form team to control crime against women and it will be given responsibility to investigate cases of missing girls and women, said Director General of Police Rishi Shukla, here on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: ‘Shakti Squad’ goes missing from educational institutions

    Bhopal: Even though the incidents of crime against women are increasing, no ‘Shakti Squad’ is seen on the premises of educational institutions in the city like schools, colleges, coaching centres. The squad was launched on January 22 this year into keep vigil on schools, coaching classes, hostels, markets, shopping malls and sensitive areas.

  • Mumbai: Engineering student alleges professor touched her inappropriately, forcefully kissed her

    Crime against women is on the rise in Mumbai. One such incident came to light when a first-year BTech student alleged that she was molested by her professor. The student of a reputed engineering college in Mumbai alleged that she was molested by the professor in his cabin. In her complaint letter to the institute’s director, she said that the professor touched her inappropriately and forcefully kissed her.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath slams BJP government for failing to ensure women safety

    Bhopal: Expressing concern over the spurt in crime against women and girls, Congress state president Kamal Nath said that Madhya Pradesh has turned into a rape state during the tenure of Shivraj Singh Chouhan as chief minister. Condemning the incident at Jujharpur village in Sagar, the Nath said one more innocent life had become a victim of rape.

  • Delhi: Woman molested by rickshaw-puller outside metro station; gets no help from police

    New Delhi: A woman alleged that she was molested by a rickshaw-puller in an inebriated state outside New Delhi metro station and claimed when she dragged him to the nearest “police post”, she did not find any policeman there to assist her for 45 minutes. She also claimed that she had made a call to the New Delhi railway police station but had not got any response.

  • Bhopal: Congressmen fast to protest crime against women

    Bhopal: Congressmen in the state are holding two days fast to protest against the crime related to women. MP, District Congress Committee (DCC) PC Sharma has kicked off two days long fast on Wednesday to protest against women related crimes. Party spokesperson Vibha Patel and other party men joined the protest. PCC chief Kamal Nath is likely to join fast on Thursday.

  • Government to amend POCSO Act to make it gender-neutral

    New Delhi: The Centre is planning to amend the POCSO Act to provide justice to male child victims of sexual assault, the Women and Child Development Ministry said, days after an ordinance promulgated by President Ram Nath Kovind provided the death penalty for rape of girls under the age of 12.

  • Teacher arrested for raping student in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Police in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday said it has arrested a teacher for raping a minor student. Senior Superintendent of Police Syed Imtiyaz Hussain told IANS that the incident came to light when the alleged rapist took the girl to a hospital in Pattan town for medical termination of her pregnancy.

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