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Thursday, October 28, 2021



NCW chief seeks Punjab CM's resignation over #MeToo allegations

September 20, 2021 6:00 pm

"This is shameful and highly objectionable that such a person (Charanjit Singh Channi) has been appointed as the CM of Punjab," said NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma.

NCW seeks speedy probe in Sakinaka rape case

September 13, 2021 12:52 pm

The NCW member met with the family of the victim on Sunday and assured them of every possible help from the commission.

Sakinaka rape, murder: NCW, NCSC teams visit victim kin; suggestions given for daughters' rehabilitation

September 13, 2021 8:25 am

The victim’s two daughters will get around Rs 18.5 lakh as compensation, and recommendations have been made by the NCW for their relocation and rehabilitation, which includes sponsoring their education.

46% rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021 so far: NCW

September 07, 2021 2:54 pm

NCW chief Rekha Sharma said there has been a rise in the complaints because the commission has been regularly conducting awareness programs due to which the public is now more aware about its work.

After Noida, police in Delhi file FIR over app where women’s photos were uploaded

July 08, 2021 9:22 pm

National Commission for Women and Delhi Commission for Women have also sent notices to the Commissioner of Delhi Police and DCP (Cyber Crime) Anyesh Roy in the matter, demanding that action be taken against those who put up the photos of the women.

NCW asks Twitter to remove all pornographic, obscene content within a week

June 30, 2021 6:07 pm

The Delhi Police had on Tuesday sent a notice to Twitter seeking details about steps taken by it against the circulation of child pornographic content on its platform.

NCW seeks report from police in Pooja Chavan 'suicide' case

February 13, 2021 11:40 pm

According to police, Pooja Chavan jumped to her death from a building in Mohammadwadi area in the early hours of February 7. No suicide note was found after the incident.

NCW seeks explanation from Kamal Nath for his remarks against MP minister

October 19, 2020 5:28 pm

Addressing a poll meeting on Sunday in Gwalior's Dabra town, where the BJP has fielded Imarti Devi, Nath said the Congress candidate was a "simple person" unlike the opponent who was an "item".

Take action against Bhim army chief for making derogatory comments against women: NCW to UP police

June 19, 2020 4:36 pm

In a letter to UP DGP H C Awasthy, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said the commission has taken cognizance of Azad's tweets "wherein it is seen that derogatory and defamatory statements have been made against women by him".

FIR against unknown person who hacked into Zoom online class of Nirma varsity

April 26, 2020 10:34 pm

According to the FIR filed at the Cyber Crime police station, the incident occurred on April 6, when an unknown person hacked the ‘Zoom’ group id of the online class of Nirma University and started posting obscene videos and photos of himself.


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.