Mamata Sharma

  • After Governors, NDMA members, PM asks NCW, SC/ST panel heads to quit 19-06-2014 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government, which aims at wiping out all political appointees from the UPA government, has now asked the heads of National Commission for Women and SC/ST Commission to step down from their respective posts, say sources. This comes after the PMO asked all seven members of...
  • NCW criticises WB government on issue of women's security 11-02-2014 05:26 PM

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma on Tuesday criticised the West Bengal government for not doing enough for the security of women. Sharma told reporters at the airport in Kolkata that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, being a woman, was expected to be more vigilant about the issue of safety...
  • Kolkata gangrape: Victim's family meets President 07-01-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: The family of the teenage girl who was gangraped and allegedly murdered in Kolkata, on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi seeking a CBI probe into the case. The family has said that the President has assured help. "We have been given assurances, we are going back...
  • Kolkata gangrape: Girl's family to meet President to seek CBI probe 07-01-2014 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: The family of the teenage girl who was gangraped and allegedly murdered in Kolkata will meet President Pranab Mukherjee seeking a CBI probe into the case. Earlier in the day, the family also met National Commission for Women chief Mamata Sharma. The family had on Monday filed a...
  • AK Ganguly sexual harassment: Law intern replies to Delhi Police 07-12-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: The law intern who had accused former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her replied to the Delhi Police saying she would discuss the matter with them some time later as she was traveling at the moment. Earlier, the Delhi Police had written to the...
  • 30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings 21-09-2013 08:51 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC 19-09-2013 09:31 PM

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Father says 'no remorse' after family lynched girl, beheaded boy 19-09-2013 07:41 PM

    Rohtak: In a case of alleged honour killing in Haryana, a young couple was murdered by the girl's family after the duo allegedly eloped to get married. Nidhi and her friend Dharmendra were brutally murdered by her family. After the couple reportedly left the village in the Rohtak district on...
  • 'Girls' shelter homes to be monitored to check abuse' 21-05-2013 07:42 PM

    Bundi: Organisations across the country running shelter homes for girls will soon be subjected to tight monitoring to ensure that no crime or abuse is committed at such facilities, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has said. NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma told reporters that she will write to the directors...
  • NCW asks Odisha to recommend CBI probe into doctor's death 16-05-2013 01:46 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Unhappy over the probe by Crime Branch of state police into the mysterious death of a lady doctor in Puri in 2012, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday suggested Odisha government to recommend a CBI probe into the matter. "We do not feel the state police is...
  • Can't meet rape survivor's family today, it's a holiday: NCW chief 19-04-2013 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Mamata Sharma on Friday said that she has taken note of the rape of a five-year-old in Delhi but surprisingly expressed inability to go and visit the family not before Saturday since it is a holiday on Friday. When confronted about...
  • Delhi gangrape: Sonia asks for strictest action 18-12-2012 10:20 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asked the government to take the strictest possible measures to ensure that there is no recurrence of incidents like the barbaric gangrape of a 23-year-old girl in the capital that has shaken the country. Sonia spoke with Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,...
  • Women's activists demand removal of NCW chairperson 20-07-2012 01:44 AM

    Jaipur: Rights activists on Thursday demanded removal of Mamta Sharma from the post of chairperson of National Commission for Women for her alleged insensitive remarks against women. "We demand from the Prime Minister and chairperson of the Congress party the removal of Mamata Sharma because never has the dignity of...
  • Punish bystanders in Guwahati molestation: NCW 18-07-2012 06:33 PM

    Guwahati: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday sought action against bystanders in the Guwahati molestation case. It has also recommended CCTV cameras and special police pickets with women constables outside all pubs in Guwahati. NCW Chairperson Mamata Sharma, along with Nirmala Samant Prabhavalkar, Member of National Commission for...
  • Act against spiritual guru: NCW Chief on AP abortion case 03-04-2012 01:34 PM

    Commenting on the Andhra Pradesh forced abortion incident, NCW Chairperson Mamata Sharma said that the 'baba' who ordered the act should be held. ...
  • NCW chief says 'sexy' is beautiful, invites wrath 26-02-2012 08:12 AM

    Jaipur: NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma on Saturday said the word 'sexy' should not be taken in a negative context as it means 'beautiful and charming', but her argument did not go down well with the BJP and women's organisations which termed her remark as shocking and demoralising for women. Speaking...