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National Commission For Women
India  /  Published 14.07.20

Notice on woman officer ‘suicide’

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the CBI, the Telangana government and Bhel for an independent probe into the alleged suicide of a woman finance officer working at the PSU in Hyderab...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.20

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June

  The NCW has received 2,043 complaints of crimes committed against women in June, the highest in the last eight months. According to the National Commission for Women (NCW) data, 452 complaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Spike in domestic violence cases amid lockdown: NCW

The National Commission for Women has received over 250 complaints since the country-wide lockdown was imposed to control the spread of coronavirus out of which 69 were cases of domestic violence, and...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.10.18

Minister hits out at MeToo

Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan has said the MeToo movement was started by “people with perverted minds” and asked if it was fair to level accusations over incidents that happened years ago. “I...
By PTI in

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.19

Equal status for all children, says NCW

Laws have an air of universality, as though they are the voice of a suprahuman wisdom. This is partly a result of the style in which laws are scripted; there is certainly a universal dimension to the ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Plea for domestic violence shelters

Two Supreme Court advocates on Tuesday urged the National Commission for Women and the ministry of women and child development to take steps such as setting up special shelters for women who could bec...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

Women's right to safe public transport

On buses and other public transport across a sprawling South Asian city, women are wearing T-shirts and hair brooches saying, “Ga gheshe daraben na”, Bengali for ‘Don’t come too close’. It i...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in

India  /  Published 10.01.19

NCW ticks off Rahul, Congress points to PM

The National Commission for Women on Thursday issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his statement that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hiding behind a “woman” instead of facing t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.19

NCW seeks probe into attack on woman cop

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday sought an immediate probe into the alleged attack on a senior woman police officer during the Tis Hazari Court complex clashes last week.In the violen...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.04.20

India witnesses steep rise in crime against women

There has been a steep rise in crime against women across the country amid restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with the National Commission for Women (NCW) receiving 587 complaints f...
By PTI in


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