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Cracks in Kerala BJP back in the open as state party V-P airs her disappointment

October 31, 2022 11:02 am

I'm sure I have membership in core committee in hearts of people, says Sobha Surendran on visit to Delhi after she was not included in party's state core committee

Tamil Nadu BJP moves Women's Commission for action against DMK functionary

October 30, 2022 11:21 am

In a letter addressed to the chairperson of the NCW, BJP state chief Annamalai claimed that a State Minister was present on the stage when Sadiq made the remarks and that no efforts were made to stop Sadiq from continuing his abusive speech.

NCW seeks explanation from IAS officer who's reply to query on sanitary pads sparked row

September 29, 2022 12:06 pm

On Wednesday, Bihar’s Women Development Corporation Managing Director Harjot Kaur Bamhrah snubbed a girl student saying: "They (students) will demand jeans, good shoes and finally contraceptives for family planning."

NCW, IIM Kozhikode launches online entrepreneurship training programme for women

August 11, 2022 9:24 am

Interested women should either hold a graduate degree or experience in running their own business. The last date to apply is August 16.

NEET-UG 2022: National Commission for Women asks NTA to probe Kerala dress row

July 20, 2022 9:41 am

NEET-UG 2022: NCW has also written to Kerala Police seeking a 'fair investigation' into the allegation that many students in the state were asked to remove inner wear before appearing for the competitive exam.

NCW launches awareness programmes on NRI marriages in Punjab

July 12, 2022 3:15 am

While launchung the programme from Ludhiana on Monday, NCW chairperson, Rekha Sharma, emphasised on the need to educate girls at par with boys so that they can become empowered and independent.

NCW seeks action against Akhilesh Yadav for tweet on Nupur Sharma

July 05, 2022 3:41 am

In the tweet, the SP supremo shared the Supreme Court’s observations on Nupur Sharma, while writing, “Not only the face but the body should also apologise and should be punished for disturbing the harmony of the country.”

NCW, IIM-K collaborate to launch courses for women entrepreneurs

May 11, 2022 9:55 pm

Interested candidates can visit the official website — — to apply for these courses.

Make Hema Committee findings public, NCW writes to Kerala chief secy again

May 03, 2022 1:25 am

The Hema committee was formed in the wake of the abduction and sexual assault of a woman actor in early 2017.

Hijab row: IIM Bangalore faculty, Azim Premji varsity students voice concerns over ‘atmosphere of intimidation’

February 11, 2022 10:08 pm

The faculty members of IIM Bangalore stressed that while they do not condone patriarchal restrictions across religions, "to single out one religious practice is not acceptable."


Shani Shignapur Temple row: 'Bolt' on democracy, say women commission members

January 26, 2016 5:48 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Former member of National Commission for Women (NCW) Shamina Shafiq on Tuesday voiced her concerns regarding the age-old practice of discriminating women and barring them from entering the Shani Shignapur temple. She said it was a blot on the democracy. She added that patriarchy was another main reason because of which such practices still existed. Echoing similar sentiments, Delhi Commission for Women's former chief Barkha Shukla said there was absolutely no reason for barring women from the temple. Such practices are man-made and it should be changed over the period of time.

Women activists condemn Bijnor incident

January 12, 2016 6:45 am

Mumbai/New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Former National Commission for Women (NCW) member Shamina Shafiq on Tuesday condemned the Bijnor incident where in a woman has been arrested on charge of torturing her mother-in-law and said it is extremely unfortunate that the laws made by the government for protection of women are abused by them nowadays. Senior lawyer Abha Singh on her part said that the CCTV footage was abhorrent; adding this incident clearly shows how Section 498 A was being misused. She further said that necessary amendment was required in the law so that senior citizens could be protected.