national commission for women]
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST
The NCW received a total of 19,730 complaints of crimes against women in 2019 as compared to 23,722 in 2020, according to official data.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:36 PM IST
A police officer of Barrackpore Commissionerate had said that BJP activist Gopal Majumdar was attacked by some miscreants on Saturday in North Dumdum in the Nimta police station area.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:30 PM IST
The 50-year-old anganwadi worker, who had gone to a temple on the outskirts of her village, was found dead on Sunday.
Taapsee Pannu, Urmila Matondkar, Pooja Bhatt slam NCW member’s victim-blaming comments about Budaun gang-rape
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Taapsee Pannu, Urmila Matondkar and Pooja Bhatt were among the several celebrities who slammed an NCW member’s comments about the Budaun rape.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:22 AM IST
Actor Kangana Ranaut has offered her support to Malvi Malhotra, a television actor who was allegedly stabbed by a jilted lover on Monday. Kangana said that ‘small town strugglers’ cannot protect themselves as well as ‘nepotism kids’.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Following the Twitter outrage, Rekha Sharma has now protected her Twitter account. Her old tweets are not accessible anymore.
Actor who accused Anurag Kashyap of rape tweets to PM Narendra Modi, says ‘mafia gang’ will kill her and disguise it as suicide
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 10:43 PM IST
The actor, who has accused Anurag Kashyap of rape, tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma, saying that her life is in danger from the ‘mafia gang’ in the film industry.
Anurag Kashyap ‘vehemently denies’ sexual misconduct charges, provides proof that he wasn’t in India at time of incident
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:13 AM IST
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has ‘vehemently’ denied the charges of sexual misconduct levelled against him by an actor, and has provided proof to the police that he wasn’t in the country when the alleged incident took place.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Days after filing her FIR against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, the actor has now said that after filing the case, accused is ‘chiling at home’ while she is being ‘grilled and questioned’. NCW chief came forward to assure her that she has written to Maharashtra DGP regarding the case.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 09:23 PM IST
The council – India’s first and formed under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 – was announced in a gazette notification issued late on Friday.
NCW seeks immediate action against man for hurling abuses, giving rape threats to stand-up comedian online
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Samrudhi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Rekha Sharma, chairperson of the National Commission for Women, has sought action against a man who abused and gave rape threats to a female stand-up comedian on social media.
By Shireen Vakil and Aparna Uppaluri
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 06:56 AM IST
A much stronger gender lens needs to be built into the Covid-19 response so that we don’t lose hard won gains made in regard to women’s rights and well-being in education, health and empowerment
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Zonal consultations have begun, and two such consultations, with the south Indian states and eastern states, have been carried out.
By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 11:55 PM IST
Principal Rita Raninga, girls’ hostel rector Ramilaben and college peon Naina were suspended on Saturday after an FIR was registered against them, Shree Sahajanand Girls Institute (SSGI) trustee Pravin Pindoria said on Monday.
Tanushree Dutta calls for boycott of Ganesh Acharya, says stars and directors still willing to work with him
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Actor Tanushree Dutta has said that despite allegations of ‘fraud, non payment of dues, sexual harassment of dancers, bullying and intimidation and even physical abuse’ actors and directors are willing to work with Ganesh Acharya.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 09:23 PM IST
NCW chief Rekha Sharma said the family told NCW member Shyamal S Kunder that the police played a “negative role” in the case.
Hindustan Times | By Radhika Bhirani
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Singer Sona Mohapatra reacts to Anu Malik stepping down from Indian Idol as a judge in the wake of the constant questioning of his reinstation.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Having 45% women population, city has no association with state or national panels either
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ramesh Babu
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 11:28 PM IST
The district court in Kottayam has summoned him on November 11 when charges against him will be framed.The chargesheet against him was filed two months ago after agitating nuns threatened another round of sit-in protest.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 11:20 PM IST
In country-wise statistics, highest number of complaints have been received from the US, followed by Australia and Canada.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2019 10:57 AM IST
Police attribute multiple factors from rise in criminal mentality to better awareness of laws.
Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 12:57 PM IST
Vaishali Nagar police station incharge Sanjay Godara will be under awaiting posting orders (APO) status till an investigation is over. The case has been transferred to the Crime Branch of the CID, Additional Commissioner of Police Santosh Chalke said.
Nudging more women into workforce: The shift in approach from women-centric to women-led initiatives
By Nalini Gulati
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 10:15 PM IST
Important ongoing initiatives have benefited women in recent years. But no prominent new steps have emerged
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2019 03:49 PM IST
Two of the accused,ward councillor Mohammad Khurshid and barber Dasrath Thakur, were arrested immediately after the incident and are already in judicial custody.
Sona Mohapatra slams Shahid Kapoor for doing ‘misogynistic, patriarchal’ Kabir Singh: ‘Does the actor have no responsibility’
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 09:53 AM IST
Sona Mohapatra slams Shahid Kapoor for taking up a film like Kabir Singh. She also lashed out at National Commission of Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma for lauding his performance in the film.
Hindustan Times, Rampur | By Chandan Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Earlier, Azam Khan faced 72-hour EC ban from campaigning after he attacked Jaya Prada in Rampur by allegedly speculating on the colour of her innerwear. He attracted the BJP wrath, besides that of the National Commission for Women.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 01:27 PM IST
An FIR was lodged against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and the National Commission for Women (NCW) slapped a show cause notice on the nine-time MLA who is contesting his first Lok Sabha election against BJP’s Jaya Prada in Rampur Lok Sabha constituency.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Citing news reports, the NCW said the alleged remarks made by him were “offensive, unethical and show disrespect towards dignity of women”.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan stoked a controversy with an “underwear” jibe against BJP’s Jaya Prada who is contesting against him from Rampur Lok Sabha polls constituency
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 11:43 AM IST
When Zuby Zaidi, a lawyer by profession, got married to a non resident Indian (NRI) on April 10, 2014, like the average Indian girl she too dreamed of ‘a happy ever after.’ The dream was shattered barely a year later, when she came to Lucknow to visit her parents and was deserted by her US-based husband and his UAE-based family, who sent her a divorce notice.