Women S Empowerment
Opinion  /  Published 07.04.20

Disappearing through the cracks

This year’s Economic Survey has thrown up an intriguing statistic: 60 per cent of women in India in the productive age bracket of 15-59 years are engaged in full-time housework. This does not augur ...
By Chitvan Singh Dhillon and Navdeep SIngh in

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Modi explains 'giving up' social media tweet

Ending speculation over his tweet that he is thinking of giving up his social media accounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he will be handing over his accounts on the said platforms to...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 16.02.20

Toils of reaching the top of one’s career

Apurva Purohit is the president of the Jagran Prakashan group and when she is not managing the entire mandate for multiple media houses, she strives to help women reach the pinnacle of their career. S...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.20

Lessons from afar

India is currently making waves across the world for all the wrong reasons. The State’s response to the protests against the controversial Citizen (Amendment) Act has the potential to challenge the ...
By Chandru Chawla in

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.20

Empty promises

Sir — When one does not have substance in one’s speech, one tends to speak more. The budget speech was so unnecessarily long that the finance minister felt unwell upon reading it. Further, this bu...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 27.12.19

All-night party for women

Sithara Shahnawaz is torn between wearing a gown or a traditional salwar kameez when she attends the first all-night New Year’s Eve party for women in her hometown in Kerala.The administration in Pe...
By Reuters in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

More power to women

Tejashwini — the city police’s annual five-day self-defence course for women and girls — will now be held every three months, city police chief Anuj Sharma announced on Wednesday. More than 200 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.10.19

Unique Assam project wins National CSR Award

Mein Pragati Assam, run by CRISIL Foundation, a project in Assam where there is no payment of money or goods to the beneficiaries but only transfer of financial knowledge, has won the National CSR Awa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Indian Railways: Providing equal opportunities to women

Pritilata Mondal is a railway mechanic. She works at the railway yard of the Santragachi station of the South Eastern Railways. Earlier this year, the railway authorities released a video of her day a...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised. In July, a 22-year-old woman had alleged that the president of the owners’ association of her housing complex refused to entertain her request to allow a work...
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