47 cases have been registered till the end of October this year, six more than the number registered in all of 2013, raising questions about railways’ claims of taking all possible steps to ensure women’s safety
A married woman was allegedly gangraped by three people here when she was alone in her house in the Janakpuri locality in the Civil Lines area, police said
Over 80,000 commuters travel on Pune-Lonavla network daily, yet RPF and GRP fail to provide a single guard on the local trains. Even compartments reserved for women have no security personnel
The all-women Nirbhaya squads of GRP that tackle crimes against female commuters on Mumbai local trains has managed to arrest a 54-year-old woman who was involved in stealing from several women passengers on the Central and Harbour line.
Decision taken to bolster security in ladies’ compartments at night, after female passengers expressed apprehensions about travelling in coaches guarded by only male RPF staff
The safety of women using public transport continues to remain a pressing issue in the city, with cases of molestation, robbery and theft on the rise
Christened Nirbhaya Squad, nine-woman team has been traveling in ladies coaches, following on-record criminals and catching them while they attempt to rob unsuspecting commuters
Earlier this week, railway authorities called for tenders to procure CCTVs from contractors that will be installed inside women compartments of local trains
The attacker boarded the women’ coach of a Churchgate-bound local at Mira Road around 5 am on Thursday, hit the woman on her head and leapt off the moving train with her jewellery
The lack of safety of women in Mumbai was brought into sharp focus with a 25-year-old woman was allegedly attacked while travelling in a local suburban train on Thursday morning
Armed with sticks, a group of men at Kandivli station banged on window grills and doors of the women’s compartment
With growing instances of assaults on women using Mumbai’s local trains, a social initiative by an NGO will see women marshals manning the ladies coaches on Western Railways between Andheri and Borivali in the suburbs and between Mumbai Central and Churchgate in South Mumbai
Boarding a Mumbai local train is an achievement in itself, but women at Bhayandar station have gone a step ahead and adopted a disciplined way while boarding to avoid the rough-and-tumble
Women receiving vocational training at an NGO have been cooking up a storm every Saturday morning, to feed wholesome food for free to impoverished locals who go hungry all week
The infant boy was found abandoned between the seats in a second-class ladies' coach of a Vashi-Thane train. Passengers immediately informed the GRP, who got the kid out of the train
On the occasion of International Women’s Day today, the Karnatak Sporting Association will conduct the “We Can Do It Too” KSA Women’s Football Championship.
35 residents of Samrat Ashok Nagar area in Chakala stitched 150 quilts as part of an artwork that spans 2,000 sq ft of the new terminal at the Mumbai International Airport
Brought face to face with the 27-year-old man who had violently assaulted her on an early morning local train, this woman slapped him hard and in quick succession; speaking up 45 days later, she says that strict punishment is the only deterrent
Despite repeated warnings and even after being beaten up by locals, 22-year-old from Devipada area in Borivli continued to harass women in his neighbourhood
Incidents of molestation have more than doubled this year compared to last year; and these are only the ones that are reported.