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Rekha Sharma


Girls should get reservation in colleges: NCW head Rekha Sharma at JNU event

October 28, 2020 12:19 pm

At the webinar, AIIMS doctor K P Kochhar said: "All males are not bad, and all females are not good… Women who file false cases should not do so. It’s a moral sin. Real cases get coloured by it.”

Daily briefing: Cabinet clears decks for district councils in J&K; Kerala plans tougher laws on online abuse

October 22, 2020 8:35 am

We are covering the amendment to the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar's exclusive interview to The Indian Express and how the campaigning for by-elections in Madhya Pradesh has descended to a new low.

NCW chief Rekha Sharma lodges complaint with Twitter over 'suspicious tweets' from account

October 22, 2020 7:22 am

Apart from being trolled for the posts from her Twitter handle, Rekha Sharma was also pulled up by social media users for having raised the issue of "love jihad" in Maharashtra in her meeting with the Governor.

Maharashtra: NCW chief meets Governor, says ‘Love Jihad’ cases rising

October 21, 2020 12:21 pm

NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma told the Governor there was a rise in cases of ‘Love Jihad’ in the state and highlighted the distinction between consensual inter-faith marriages and Love Jihad, stating that the latter required attention, a statement issued by the NCW said.

Delhi Confidential: Troll Tax

October 21, 2020 2:05 am

It has been a stressful month for National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma.

NCW chief writes to health minister on plight of pregnant women during COVID-19 pandemic

June 09, 2020 3:39 pm

The Commission said that it is a matter of "great concern" and a note has been taken regarding the lapse on the part of hospitals and authorities in these crucial times.

Get women in Cabinet: NCW to CM

February 28, 2020 2:07 am

In a letter, NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma said inclusion of women is essential for “gender responsive governance”.

Probe blows lid off women shelter homes: ‘congested jails, mentally ill rolling on floor’

December 17, 2018 6:41 am

With the probe revealing “gross violations” in 25 of the 26 homes that were inspected on a random basis in Karnataka, UP, West Bengal and Odisha — many were functioning as working women’s hostels — the NCW will soon extend the enquiry to all 500 such homes across the country.

Sexual harassment in AIR: Will set up inquiry panel, says NCW chief

November 16, 2018 10:49 am

Sharma said the review of past cases and discussions with officials in the matter shows that the Air has been a “hub of sexual harassment at workplace”.

Harassment at workplace: NCW to hold stakeholder consultations to review law

October 25, 2018 6:50 am

NCW officials admit that the present law is flawed and not equipped to deal with the nature of sexual harassment complaints that have come to the fore recently, in most cases after a considerable time lapse.