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Gender Bias
Opinion  /  Published 13.07.20

Hurry up: women in Army

The obstacles on the path towards equality in India are many. The patience of people and institutions working towards achieving it is thus bound to run thin. The Supreme Court had to remind the Centre...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Army: 1 month for women officers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a month to the defence ministry to grant permanent commission to women officers in the army after the government said it could not comply with the court’s Febru...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Navy glass ceiling also sinks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that all women naval officers in the Indian Navy would be entitled to permanent commission, which would make them eligible for pension and other retirement benefits....
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.20

SC: No excuses for gender bias in Navy

The Supreme Court in a major verdict on Tuesday paved the way for granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Navy, saying a level playing field ensures that women have the opportunity t...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Silent call to stop torture of women

Rape, trafficking, acid attack, dowry death and other atrocities against women were the focus of a mime act enacted at a police programme to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday.The 30-minute pr...
By Neha Singh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.20

Women in Army: SC shows the way

In a nation where gender-based discrimination is embedded in institutions, it is only occasionally that merit triumphs over sexism in the fight for equal rights. This rare instance presented itself re...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Time has not yet come for placing women in combat roles: Army officer

Western command general officer commanding-in-chief Lt Gen. R.P. Singh has hailed the Supreme Court order on giving permanent commission to women officers but said placing women in combat roles is an ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Court shoots down gender bias in army

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the government to grant permanent commission to all women army officers, including those in combat areas, dismissing the government’s argument of physiological a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Govt: Women weaker, have to care for kids

The following are some of the reasons the Centre cited in court in defence of discrimination against women officers:Women officers, unlike men in the same arm or service, are not employed in hazardous...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

End gender bias in Army: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army within three months, terming the Centre's argument of physiological limitations a...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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