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 entry to a restaurant on the basis of her attire is a rights violation’.
The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining
The incident occurred on Tuesday and authorities have opened an investigation, the state-run MENA news agency reported.
The order is part of a wider effort to crack down on tech industries and police use of personal information
The vibrant parade and beach party are held on the seafront promenade in the Israeli city
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reports on implementation of a 2016 Security Council resolution that declared settlements have no legal validity, demands a halt to their expansion in the West Bank and east Jerusalem
Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party President Om Prakash Rajbhar meets Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, in Lucknow.PTI Photo
LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan with party leaders, travels via a boat during the by-election campaign for Kusheshwar assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.PTI Photo
Idol of Goddess Lakshmi being worshipped at the residence of a Hindu devotee, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale addresses a press conference in Bhopal.PTI Photo
Indian Army jawan rescues a child and villagers stranded in flood-water in Tanakpur, Uttarakhand.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates