Weekend is more of having fun, than looking what is happening in the world. So, it is easy to miss some vital news. We have compiled a list of recent women-centric news you may have missed.
In the latest news, a minor girl was dragged for rejecting a marriage proposal from an elderly person.
Here are some more quick reads that will keep you up to date.
Raipur Girl Abused Over Rejection
The minor girl was dragged by the hair for declining 47-Year-Old's Marriage Proposal. She was allegedly attacked with a sharp-edged weapon on the road in the Gudhiyari area of Raipur, Chhattisgarh, as per police. The incident took place on 18 February, Saturday. The 16-year-old girl was stabbed multiple stab times and dragged by her hair. The local police launch a probe into the incident after the incident went viral on a social media platform.
Ann Coulter Passes Racist Slurs, Calls Nikki Haley Ridiculous
Recently Nikki Haley announced her nomination for the 2024 Presidential elections. However, it is not going down well with people and passed sexist as well as racist slurs towards her. Ann Coulter too fired a racist calumny against Haley. Coulter says, "What's with worshipping cows? They have a rat temple. She’s an absolutely ridiculous character and the only people who say they support her are people who probably, genuinely are sexist. And, “Oh I support the girl. Good for you. You like girls!”
Surprising! From Past 60 years, Nagaland Don't Have Woman MLA
It is disappointing that a state like Nagaland is yet to elect a woman to its legislative assembly. As of now, in upcoming assembly polls, there are only four women in the election fight out of 183 candidates. 1977 is considered a time when a woman got a public mandate. Rano M Shaiza defeated former chief minister Hokishe Semato in the election. After 45 years, it was last year when S Phangnon Konyak was elected to the Rajya Sabha.
Delivery Agent Arrested For Harrassing 30 Women Over Internet
Cybercrime in increasing. A 27-year-old delivery agent was arrested in Pune for cyberbullying women. The accused over video call harassed over 30 women, doing obscene acts. Mumbai police arrested the accused from Pune. As per police, the man used to join WhatsApp groups after seeing job opportunities on Facebook. Post-joining, he used to make obscene video calls or send photos to WhatsApp numbers displayed with a woman's picture.
Foster Mother-Nurse Tortured 7-year-old Girl, Arrested
A 50-year-old nurse alleged abuse and torture of a 7-year-old girl. The school teacher noticed scars and injury marks on her body, and that is when the girl was rescued. The teacher informed the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), and a case was registered at the RK Puram police station. The accused nurse, who illegally adopted, said she beat the child to “straighten her out” for not taking studies seriously and watching cartoons. The accused's 27-year-old biological son, who was also reportedly involved in abusing the girl. The woman was arrested in Haridwar on 16 February.
Renuka Singh Shines, Make Records Against England
Fast bowler Renuka Singh rewrote the record books as she took five wickets in the match against England in India's Women's T20 World Cup. England managed to put up a target of 152 for India to chase. However, it was difficult to stop Singh's wicket-taking bowling. The 27-year-old ended the innings with figures of 5/15.
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