Matunga Station -First All-Women Railway Station In India:
Central Railway’s Matunga station has made its official entry to the Limca Book of Records 2018 for having an all-women staff. After being run exclusively by women staffers successfully for nearly six months, now it has become official.With the vision of empowering women Central Railway General Manager D K Sharma had started this unique initiative.
Bhopal Railway Station Becomes Nation’s 1st To Install Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine:
Bhopal station has become the first railway station in India to install a sanitary napkin machine on one of its platforms. This is being referred as a New Year gift to all women passengers from the Railway Department. Now anyone can get two sanitary napkins by putting a coin of Rs. 5 in the machine.
SALUTE! In a first, all-woman BSF bikers showcase stunts in Republic Day parade:
Yet another proud moment this Republic Day, a newly-raised all-woman bikers contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) made its debut on Rajpath. The 27-member BSF women daredevils drew huge cheers as they showcased their stunts and acrobatics on their 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycles.
Karni Sena Attacked a School Bus with Kids and Women to Protect ‘Rajput’ Pride:
Karni Sena goons attacked GD Goenka school bus at Sohna Road of Gurugram as children and teachers took shelter under the seats, crying for help. The bus somehow managed to escape. It is not only ironical that we are fighting the draconian ways and lop-sided views of fanatics a day ahead of Republic day, but also alarming that after all these years, nothing has changed.