Mamata Sharma

  • 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...
  • 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...