MAMTA SHARMA

  • PM Modi should now act on what he said: Mamta Sharma August 18, 2014

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma on Monday praised the women who stood for themselves and left their inlaw's house due to lack of toilets. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence day brought up the issue of lack of proper toilets facilities. Mamta said, "I respect Modi's speech but...
  • Bangalore: Child labour is the bigger crime, says NCW chairperson August 10, 2014

    In connection with brutal assault of minor domestic help, the National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma on Sunday said, "it is shocking that an educated couple was involved in this. Here, child labour is the bigger crime. This must be treated like a murder case so that it acts...
  • Goa's pub culure: Minister shouldn't make such comments, says NCW July 13, 2014

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma hit out at Union Minister of State for Tourism Shripad Naik for his remarks on pub culture. Sharma said, "The Tourism Minister shouldn't be making such narrowminded comments. Goa attracts so many foreign tourists and it doesn't make sense to end pub culture...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • UPA appointees targeted: Mamta Sharma, Karan Singh, PL Punia to quit? June 19, 2014

    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, SC/ST Commission and Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR) to step down from their respective posts, say sources. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Somnath in trouble as Ugandan woman identifies him January 22, 2014

    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? January 22, 2014

    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. ...
  • Delhi: Teenage girl who was abused by employer rescued October 1, 2013

    A 15yearold girl was rescued from Vasant Kunj in south Delhi by a joint team of an NGO and police. A 50yearold woman, Vandana Dheer, has been arrested in Delhi for allegedly brutally abusing her teenaged domestic worker. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: More investigation required in juvenile's role, says Mamta Sharma September 14, 2013

    Chairperson of National Commission for Women Mamta Sharma has said there is a need to take a hard look at the role of the juvenile who was given 3 years. "The juvenile can not get a lighter sentence just because of a certificate. I think more investigation is required, I...
  • Mumbai gangrape: City not safe anymore, says Shobha De August 23, 2013

    A 23-year-old photojournalist was allegedly gangraped by five men on Thursday around 6:30 pm while she was on an assignment at Shakti Mill in Parel area of Central Mumbai, according to police sources. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: 'Tihar jail authorities have been callous' March 11, 2013

    Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh committed suicide inside his cell in Tihar jail. His body was found on Monday morning at 5.00 am. ...
  • Punjab gangrape: 'Police in the state politicised' January 21, 2013

    Reacting to the gangrape of a 26yearold woman in Punjab, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said, "This act should be condemned and we hope the culprits are punished severely. The police have been politicised in the state which is the biggest problem." ...
  • TMC workers' act has demeaned women: NCW chief January 2, 2013

    Trinamool Congress workers were caught on video heckling and throwing money at hired women dancers at their founding day party on Tuesday. ...
  • FTN: Does the word 'sexy' denigrate women? February 29, 2012

    The National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma created a controversy on Sunday after she said that words like sexy should not be taken in a negative context. ...
  • Sexy is not vulgar: NCW chief Mamata Sharma February 26, 2012

    The National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma created a controversy after she said that words like sexy should not be taken in a negative context. ...