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Delhi Remains Most Unsafe City For Women As India Reports 77 Rape Cases A Day In 2020: NCRB

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Of the total cases of crimes against women in 2020, there were 28,046 incidents of rape. Out of these, 40 percent took place in Delhi, latest NCRB data showed.

Woman Poisoned To Death In UP For Not Bringing Enough Dowry

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The alleged incident happened in Muzzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The complaint flied by the woman's family alleges harassment for dowry for months following which, she was poisoned to death.


Kerala IAS Officer Faces Case For Sending Inappropriate WhatsApp Sticker To Woman Journalist

The incident happened in February this year. But the police registered the case on Tuesday after obtaining legal advice on the issue.

46 % Rise In Complaints Of Crimes Against Women In 2021, Half From UP: NCW

Sep 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The highest number of complaints were recorded under the right to live with dignity clause, followed by domestic violence and harassment of married women or dowry harassment.


No Woman’s Land: Female Cab Drivers On Indian Roads

The traditional taxis have always remained heavily male-dominated, but female drivers have always posed a serious threat to the long-established ideas of patriarchy and masculinity.

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Data Shows Hike In Rape And Harassment Of Women in Delhi, Brutal Crimes Declining

Outlook Web Desk

Cases of murder, riot and kidnapping for ransom have reduced while instances of dacoity, attempt to murder, robbery and rape have increased. Heinous crimes number stands at 2,315 cases as compared to 2,436 last year


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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