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Saturday, July 13, 2024
TopicNational Commission for Women

Topic: National Commission for Women

Timely resolution of cases, NRI cell in each district — House panel pushes for more powers for NCW

Panel has asked National Commission for Women to draft fresh amendments to 1990 Act and recommended giving the body ‘additional powers to ensure accountability of police towards them’.

Manipur authorities silent on women's safety despite reaching out thrice, says NCW chief

NCW chief Rekha Sharma said she took suo motu cognisance of the incident Friday after the video surfaced and sought explanation from authorities on the matter.

Women's panel to probe alleged auction of Rajasthan girls to ‘settle' disputes over loans

The National Commission for Women said it had come across several media reports about girls being auctioned off to settle disputes over loan repayments in Bhilwara.

Modi ‘deaf & mute', Sonia ‘mental', Rahul ‘Pappu' — NCW chief's old Twitter posts spared none

Rekha Sharma received flak on Twitter after NCW said she discussed ‘rise in love jihad cases’ with Maharashtra Governor. She locked account after users dug up old controversial tweets.

Actor accuses Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, NCW asks her to file detailed complaint

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap calls actor Payal Ghosh's allegations 'baseless'. Kangana Ranaut has demanded his arrest.

NCW is reviewing cyber crime laws, says existing IT Act doesn’t adequately help women

The women's commission is reviewing the existing laws on guardianship, occupational safety & health, besides provisions of IT Act.

After Article 370 move, J&K women can expect better redressal of complaints, says NCW

National Commission for Women says Article 370 barred it from acting on complaints lodged by J&K women. It only forwarded such matter to the state body.

India’s answer to sexual harassment at work was passed this day in 2013

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act kicked in on 9 December 2013, but too late for countless women.

NCW can’t be a post office: Amid #MeToo campaign, women’s body pulled up for ‘insincerity’

The NCW has been criticised by the Central Information Commission for ‘washing hands of’ sexual harassment cases.

BJP MPs want a men's commission, say women are ruining marriages

The two MPs call for an amendment to anti-dowry law, say men are scared of marriage and that's why they prefer live-in relationships.

On Camera

Zomato has become the brand ambassador for food cheating between couples

Zomato’s new ‘order delete’ feature is teaching young people to pull off a nearly perfect lie in front of their parents and handing spouses the perfect weapon for food infidelity.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.