NCW

  • Mulayam's remark on rape unreasonable: Lalu Prasad 11-04-2014 02:49 PM

    Even as he faces flak over his comment defending rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, however, has refused to back down. ...
  • FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice? 29-01-2014 11:38 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play...
  • A Billion Votes: Somnath in trouble as Ugandan woman identifies him 22-01-2014 08:10 PM

    Women groups have written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Law Minister Somnath Bharti saying that the Khirki area incident is against the rights of all women in general. National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamta Sharma on Wednesday said the SHO cannot summon Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as...
  • AAP vs Delhi Police: Should Arvind Kejriwal sack Somnath Bharti? 22-01-2014 06:54 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti was seen on Wednesday evading the media. He was identified by one of the complainants as the leader of the midnight raid in Delhi's Khirkee extenstion area. ...
  • I am happy with Goa court's verdict: Shamina Shafique 30-11-2013 11:43 PM

    NCW member Shamina Shafique said that she was happy with the court verdict denying Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail plea. "It is a legal procedure and law takes its own course and we need to respect the judgement," added Shafique. Tarun Tejpal was finally arrested late on Saturday night...
  • NCW demands apology from Naresh Agarwal 27-11-2013 10:08 PM

    NCW member Nirmala Samant said that Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal should apologise for saying that companies are now scared of hiring women. "I was shocked at Naresh Agarwal's comment, it's highly derogatory and he must apologise for If he does not apologise, then NCW will send a notice to...
  • Police will have to step up security of bar dancers: NCW on SC verdict 16-07-2013 07:18 PM

    The National Commission for Women said that the government will have to step up security of the bar dancers. Commenting on the Supreme Court verdict to reopen the dance bars, Mamata Sharma,chairperson NCW said: "The govt will have to take steps for teh security of the bar dancers they should...
  • Cong silent on leaders demeaning Suryanelli rape survivor: Brinda Karat 18-02-2013 02:04 PM

    K Sudhakaran has been criticised after he reportedly called the rape survivor a prostitute. ...
  • Punjab gangrape: 'Police in the state politicised' 21-01-2013 12:55 PM

    A 26-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped and dumped on the Bathinda-Dabwali road on Sunday evening. ...
  • NCW backtracks, says okay with Ministry's team 06-02-2009 05:20 PM

    Venkatesh has also been slapped with a show cause notice by the Ministry. ...