I lived in India for close to a decade. I’m white, blonde haired and blue eyed. The first night I arrived to India, minutes from the airport, I was assaulted in a taxi. During the floods of 2005 in Maharashtra where 1000 people died, I was assaulted while walking home in waist high water. The times of breast and crotch groping are too numerous to list.
Did I feel safe in India, you ask? Yes.
Are all female travelers safe there? No, not at all.