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NCW Seeks Explanation From Rajasthan Police On Delay In Filing FIR Against Congress MLA

NCW Seeks Explanation From Rajasthan Police On Delay In Filing FIR Against Congress MLA

The NCW had taken cognizance of the matter on May 3 and directed the Rajasthan DGP to immediately file an FIR against the MLA and to take fair action against him without any influence.

25 May 2022
NCW Chief Addresses Slew Of Complaints Related To Women Safety In Kerala

NCW Chief Addresses Slew Of Complaints Related To Women Safety In Kerala

The Commissioner of Police and other top police officers were present in the public hearing. She also met Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) Anil Kant and...

07 April 2022

NCW Asks Union Education Minister To Take Action Over Book Listing 'Merits' Of Dowry

The NCW, in a statement, said the matter is of serious concern and the commission has taken cognisance of it.

PM To Address NCW's Foundation Day Programme

PM To Address NCW's Foundation Day Programme

Modi will address the 30th NCW Foundation Day programme at 4:30 pm on Monday via video-conferencing, it said.

30 January 2022

NCW Summons Hairstylist Jawed Habib For ‘Spitting’ On Woman’s Head

NCW (National Commission for Women) also asked Uttar Pradesh police to probe the veracity of a purported video, which shows hairstylist Jawed Habib spitting on...

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06 January 2022
NCW Takes Cognisance Of Hair Stylist Jawed Habib’s Alleged Video Of Spitting On Woman’s Head

NCW Takes Cognisance Of Hair Stylist Jawed Habib’s Alleged Video Of Spitting On Woman’s Head

NCW (National Commission for Women) has directed Uttar Pradesh police to probe the purported video of hair stylist Jawed Habib of spitting on woman’s head,...


05 January 2022
Girl Accuses Rape-Convict Father Of Molesting Her Even After Spending A Decade In Jail

Girl Accuses Rape-Convict Father Of Molesting Her Even After Spending A Decade In Jail

Delhi court has sought police report on girl's molestation complaint against rape-convict father.


03 January 2022
Outrage mounts over 'Bulli Bai'' app, NCW seeks expedited action, IT minister says working with police

Outrage mounts over 'Bulli Bai'' app, NCW seeks expedited action, IT minister says working with police

The NCW has written to the Delhi Police to expedite its action in the case against the 'Bulli Bai' app, floated for trolling and harassing the victims, to...


29 December 2021
JNU Modifies 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling Session After Flak

JNU Modifies 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling Session After Flak

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in its earlier invitation on sexual harassment counselling session had mentioned: ‘girls are suppose to know how to draw a...


28 December 2021
NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal...


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17 December 2021
NCW Hits Out At Karnataka Congress MLA K R Ramesh Kumar Over Rape Remark

NCW Hits Out At Karnataka Congress MLA K R Ramesh Kumar Over Rape Remark

NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma said the remark of Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was ‘extremely sad and unfortunate’.


18 November 2021
Supreme Court Quashes Controversial Skin To Skin Contact Judgement

Supreme Court Quashes Controversial Skin To Skin Contact Judgement

Supreme Court quashed a Bombay High Court judgement which acquitted a man under the POCSO Act saying groping a minor's breast without 'skin to skin contact'...


23 September 2021
NCW Takes Cognisance Of ‘Denied Entry’ To Woman In Delhi Restaurant For Wearing ‘Saree’

NCW Takes Cognisance Of ‘Denied Entry’ To Woman In Delhi Restaurant For Wearing ‘Saree’

The National Commission for Women has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to probe the incident, saying ‘Saree is a part of Indian culture, and denying any woman...


07 September 2021
46 % Rise In Complaints Of Crimes Against Women In 2021, Half From UP: NCW

46 % Rise In Complaints Of Crimes Against Women In 2021, Half From UP: NCW

The highest number of complaints were recorded under the right to live with dignity clause, followed by domestic violence and harassment of married women or...


10 December 2020
17 Men Gangrape Woman, Hold Husband Hostage In Jharkhand

17 Men Gangrape Woman, Hold Husband Hostage In Jharkhand

The woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning from the market on Tuesday night, according to reports.


22 November 2020
Compensation Not Paid To Acid Attack Victims In Over 60% Cases: NCW

Compensation Not Paid To Acid Attack Victims In Over 60% Cases: NCW

National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma expresses her concern over the non-payment of compensation to acid attack survivors.


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21 October 2020
NCW Chief Rekha Sharma Faces Public Ire For Her Comments On Love Jihad

NCW Chief Rekha Sharma Faces Public Ire For Her Comments On Love Jihad

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma had said that there was a rise in love-jihad cases in Maharashtra.


01 October 2020
Hathras Rape: NCW Seeks Explanation From UP Police On Urgency To Cremate Body Of Victim

Hathras Rape: NCW Seeks Explanation From UP Police On Urgency To Cremate Body Of Victim

The Dalit woman was allegedly raped at a village in Hathras by four men on September 14, and she breathed her last on Tuesday at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital.


10 October 2020
Blame It On COVID-19: Domestic Violence On The Rise, Are Men Putting More Pressure On Women?

Blame It On COVID-19: Domestic Violence On The Rise, Are Men Putting More Pressure On Women?

The coronavirus pandemic is testing relationships across societies. Are we really liberal? The true test is in the living


30 November 2019
Police Wasted Precious Time: Telangana Vet's Family To NCW

Police Wasted Precious Time: Telangana Vet's Family To NCW

The 25-year-old veterinarian, whose charred body was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad, was raped before being killed


29 July 2019
Unnao Rape Case: NCW Urges UP Police To Ensure Fair And Speedy Probe

Unnao Rape Case: NCW Urges UP Police To Ensure Fair And Speedy Probe

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma said a team of the Commission will visit the victim and her family members in Unnao on Tuesday.


16 July 2019
Barkha Dutt Moves NCW, Accuses Kapil Sibal's Wife Of Abusing Female Journalists At Tiranga TV

Barkha Dutt Moves NCW, Accuses Kapil Sibal's Wife Of Abusing Female Journalists At Tiranga TV

Barkha Dutt has alleged that Promila Sibal abused female staff members at Tiranga TV.


11 May 2019
Modi Like A Bride, Does Less Work But Jangles Her Bangles More, Says Navjot Sidhu

Modi Like A Bride, Does Less Work But Jangles Her Bangles More, Says Navjot Sidhu

Congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's comment comparing PM Modi to a "dulhan" (bride) "clanging her bangles" fetched a "strong condemnation"...


15 April 2019
FIR Filed Against Azam Khan Over 'Khaki Underwear' Remark

FIR Filed Against Azam Khan Over 'Khaki Underwear' Remark

Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan claimed he did not make the remarks against his political rival and BJP candidate Jaya Prada.


21 January 2019
Nothing Wrong In Sadhana Singh's Remark Against Mayawati: BJP MLA

Nothing Wrong In Sadhana Singh's Remark Against Mayawati: BJP MLA

'Any person who has zero self-respect is called a transgender', said BJP MLA Surendra Singh.


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