Posts Tagged ‘women’

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s comments on Women’s Reservation Bill evoke anger

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 20:17

Sexist remarks from Samajwadi party boss Mulayam Singh Yadav have formed all of a sudden turned the topic of discussion in India’s sociopolitical circles.

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Women’s Reservation Bill set to be passed in the Rajya Sabha on March 8

Friday, March 5, 2010 18:54

New Delhi: Both the Congress party, the main partner of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-led government at the Centre, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the main Opposition, have issued whip in the Rajya Sabha asking all their MPs to vote in favour of the Women’s Reservation Bill.

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Aarushi murder case: CBI seeks court’s order to conduct narco-analysis on Aarushi’s parents

Monday, January 4, 2010 18:11

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought the permission of the Judicial Magistrate (CBI) in Ghaziabad to conduct narco-analysis tests on Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar, the parents of the teenage girl Aarushi, who was found murdered in her room under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Noida.

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Ruchika Girhotra case: Two new FIRs registered against Rathore

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 19:43

Two new first information reports (FIRs) have been registered against S P S Rathore, former Director-General of Police (DGP) of Haryana, in the case of molestation of the girl Ruchika Girhotra.

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Supreme Court admits Pinki Virani's plea to end life of brain-dead rape victim Aruna Shanbaug

Supreme Court admits Pinki Virani’s plea to end life of brain-dead rape victim Aruna Shanbaug

Thursday, December 17, 2009 19:47

New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has admitted a petition to end the life of Aruna Shanbaug, who was a nurse in Mumbai, paralysed and considered ‘brain-dead’ ever since she was attacked and raped in November 1973.

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Russian woman rape casein Goa: BJP demands apology from Shantaram Naik, MP

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 19:31

Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a “public apology” from Shantaram Naik, Member of the Rajya Sabha, for his comments on the floor of the House on the case relating to the alleged rape of a Russian woman in Goa.

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Crime against women from North East in Delhi rises

Friday, October 30, 2009 8:18

Life in Delhi turns a daily nightmare for women from North-East

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