National Commission For Women
India  /  Published 08.01.21

NCW advice: don't step out

The Uttar Pradesh woman who was gang-raped and murdered allegedly by a priest and two of his associates when she had gone to worship at a temple could have averted the crime had she not stepped out of...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.01.21

NCW receives highest complaints in 6 years

The National Commission for Women received 23,722 complaints of crimes committed against women in 2020, the highest in the last six years. Nearly one-fourth of the total complaints were of domestic v...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.20

NCW deadline to Bengal over complaints

The National Commission for Women warned the Bengal government of submitting details of over 260 complaints from the state to the Ministry of Home Affairs if the administration fails to address them w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.20

Dumka: NCW for rape probe

The National Commission for Women on Thursday, expressing serious concern over an alleged rape of a woman by 17 men in Jharkhand’s Dumka district, sent a letter to the state police and asked it ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 02.11.20

Old trick: Working mothers' plight

Motherhood is venerated in India, but mothers, ironically, are also penalized for it. That essential rights are often denied to working mothers was brought to the fore, once again, when the Supreme Co...
By The Editorial Board in


Opinion  /  Published 28.10.20

Without love: Rekha Sharma and love jihad

Hatred, like falsehood, is hydra-headed; the myths it generates are varied. The foot soldiers of Hindutva are well qualified to execute the acts of hate favoured by their ideology, the outco...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.10.20

NCW chief sparks ‘love jihad’ furore

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma has been roasted online after the NCW announced that she had discussed a “rise in love jihad cases” with Maharashtra governor Bhagat ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.20

‘Sack NCW chief’ cry grows louder

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has stirred a controversy with her comment that there was a “rise in love-jihad cases” in Maharashtra, drawing the ire of netizens, politicians and activists w...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.10.20

NCW summon for BJP leader

The NCW on Wednesday summoned BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava for reportedly making offensive remarks against a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after allegedly being raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh&...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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


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