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  • Woe-Man: 2 raped, 1 molested in 24 hours

    Police booked four people for gang raping a 32-year-old woman in Gautampura on Sunday.According to police, the victim alleged that she was waiting for a bus in Badnagar with her 11-year-old son when accused Ashok Patel, a resident of Pitawli village, and Lakhan Singh, a resident of Gudar village who were her acquaintances offered to drop her home on Saturday. But accused changed the route and took the vehicle to Gautampura, where

  • Hyderabad woman stranded in Somalia, kin seek Sushma Swaraj’s help

    Hyderabad (Telangana): A woman from Hyderabad, who has been living in Somalia since 2013, is allegedly being mistreated and tortured by her in-laws. Mohammad Wahiuddin, brother of Mohammedi Begum, alleged that his sister’s in-laws not even provided adequate food to her.

  • Indore: Rally in support of Sabarimala Temple rituals organised

    A peaceful rally in support of religious practices prevailing in Sabrimala Temple was organsied by followers and devotees of Lord Ayyappa which started from Ayyappa Temple in Mahalaxmi Nagar and travelled to Satya Sai Square and concluded at the temple premises on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: Bol Bachchans rob another woman at Mira Road

    Bhayandar: The notorious Bol Bachan gang (glib talkers) are not only striking at will in the twin-city, but they are devising innovative ways of robbing people, especially women and senior citizens. Less than a fortnight after a senior citizen was robbed of her gold ornaments, another elderly woman fell prey to the gang in Mira Road on Friday afternoon.

  • Indore: Woman employee molested by manager

    Manager of a company was booked for allegedly molesting a women employee on Saturday. The accused is on the run. In a complaint filed with women police station, the victim said that she works with an internet provider company in Press Complex where accused Aman Saluja is employed as a manager. She alleged that the accused had been molesting her for the last few days and was pestering her into visiting his

  • Indore: Woman stabbed by three persons

    A 40-year-old woman was stabbed and injured by three persons in Gandhi Nagar area late on Friday night.  According to Gandhi Nagar police, Kamla Dhurve, a resident of Gandhi Nagar was rushed to a hospital after she was stabbed twice by three persons. Accused identified as Antu alias Hemant of the same area along with his two accomplices reached Kamla’s residence. They knocked the door and asked about Kamla’s son Sanju.


    MP Assembly Elections 2018: Work for women safety & get our votes

    Bhopal: City women are planning to vote for well-educated candidates who will resolve their problems. While talking to Free Press, they said this time they won’t vote for candidates with criminal background because they cannot provide us safety. We will choose candidates who ensure safety of women especially at workplace. These ladies also raised several issues like stray dogs menace, cleanliness, road safety and even streetlights.

  • Sabarimala: Woman, 52, allowed inside temple

    Sabarimala: A woman from Tamil Nadu was allowed inside the Sabarimala temple on Saturday after facing initial protests, as traditionalists presumed her to be below 50 years of age. Latha, 52, accompanied by her husband and son, was stopped just as she was about to climb the hallowed 18 steps leading to the temple. The protesters presumed her to be below 50, despite her protestations to the contrary. It was only after

  • Sabarimala: Due to rain, activist puts her plan to visit shrine on hold

    Pamba: A Dalit woman activist, who was planning to visit the Sabarimala shrine on Saturday, has put her plans on hold and left Pamba following heavy rain, as high drama was witnessed when another woman was stopped from entering the temple by devotees who thought she was under 50. Today is the fourth day since the temple gates were opened for the monthly puja after the Supreme Court last month lifted a

  • Pakistani woman told to shun hijab or quit job

    Karachi: A woman worker of a software firm in Pakistan was told to either stop wearing hijab at workplace or resign, in perhaps the first incident of its kind in the Muslim-majority country. The incident caused an uproar on social media, leading to the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Jawwad Kadir of the Creative Choas company.

  • Sitaram Yechury likens Sabarimala unrest with Babri demolition

    Chennai: Blaming the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) behind the Sabarimala Temple protests, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday said similar kind of violence was witnessed during the Babri Masjid demolition.

  • We all worship Durga, but why do women suffer?

    The ten-day extravaganza of Durga Puja, which has just ended in Bengal, recalls the Kolkata dramatist Rudraprasad Sengupta saying in his popular stage production Football, “Everybody worships Rabindranath Tagore but nobody reads him.” The puja demonstrated a similar disconnect between practice and precept. It was an exuberance of politics and profit, tempered this year with a form of diplomacy that betrayed the sense of social inferiority many Indians suffer from. The absence

  • Woman raped, threatened

    Ujjain: A woman lodged an FIR at Madhav Nagar police station on Wednesday that in December 2017, an acquaintance Siddharth Sharma, resident of Bhakt Nagar Dussehra Maidan, allegedly raped and threatened to kill her when she was alone. Police have booked the accused under sections 376 and 506 and started investigation.

  • Lady constable submits complaint letter for harassment against Thane jail SP

    Mumbai: A lady police constable from Thane Central jail has submitted a written complaint to Rajvardhan Sinha, the Inspector General of Prisons. She has alleged that Nitin Wayachal, the Superintendent of Thane Central jail has been physically and mentally harassing her.  However, the jail officials alleged that a departmental inquiry was initiated against the constable on misconduct charges when she was away on a holiday in August with a woman accused after

  • Pune: Woman gives birth after undergoing uterus transplant

    Pune: A 28-year-old woman who had undergone a uterus transplant gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital here on Thursday. A doctor who treated her claimed that it was the first such case in the country. Meenakshi Walan, resident of Vadodara, underwent the transplant in May 2017, said Dr Neeta Warty, one of the doctors who oversaw the delivery.

  • Delhi: MNC executive gangraped by her colleagues, 2 arrested

    New Delhi: A woman employed with Multinational Company (MNC) in west Delhi’s Dwarka was allegedly gangraped by two of her colleagues on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. Birju (25), and his associate Vinod Kumar (31) offered her a lift after office hours on Saturday. During the journey, the accused served her cold drink lashed with sedatives and she became unconscious.

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