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  • 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...
  • SRK's dance with Kolkata police officer draws criticism, opposition targets Mamata Banerjee August 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Politicians Sunday criticised a woman police officer for dancing in uniform alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at an event here. They pointed fingers at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who was also present. Subinspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khanstarrer "Jab Tak Hai...
  • 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...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates Raksha Bandhan with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, tweets a photo of his rakhi August 10, 2014

    Whether it is Diwali, Eid or Rakshabandhan, star Shah Rukh Khan invariably takes to Twitter to extend his wishes to his fans. And on the eve of Rakshabandhan, SRK tweeted a photo of a Rakhi which was tied to him by Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee. "Happy RAKHI to everyone. Mine...
  • 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...
  • Education is key to improving condition of women, says Madhuri Dixit June 26, 2014

    Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit said that education is key to improving the condition of women in the country. The 47yearold actress, the brand ambassador for Madhya Pradesh government's 'Mamta Abhiyan', on Thursday lauded the campaign and called for more such initiatives for women. The 'Mamta Abhiyan', launched by the state health...
  • 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. ...
  • NCW for effective steps to curb crimes against women June 8, 2014

    Itanagar: National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Mamta Sharma has called for a change in the mindset of the society besides proper implementation of laws and a strong monitoring mechanism to curb crimes against women. Addressing the participants during a daylong legal awareness programme on crime against women in Lower Subansiri...
  • Will seek PM's intervention if WB government doesn't act: BJP May 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Slamming the Mamata Banerjee regime in West Bengal on law and order, the BJP on Saturday dubbed it as a government of "anarchy and violence" and said it would seek the Prime Minister's intervention if post poll violence is not contained. "It is a government of anarchy, violence and arrogance....
  • NCW chief writes to President, LG, demands Somnath's resignation January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamta Sharma on Tuesday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jund demanding action against Delhi Law Minister Somanth Bharti. In the letter, Mamta demanded that Somnath Bharti be asked to immediately resign from his position. Already under fire following...
  • 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. ...
  • Kumar Vishwas refuses to apologise for remarks against Kerala nurses January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday refused to apologise for his racist and sexist remarks against nurses from Kerala. Refusing to apologise, Vishwas asked if Bollywood actor Raj Babbar will apologise for raping women in films. However, the AAP Kerala unit has apologised for Vishwas's remarks against...
  • SHO threatened by AAP supporters, scared to summon Somnath: NCW January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamta Sharma on Wednesday said the SHO cannot summon Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as he is being threatened by Aam Aadmi Party supporters. Mamta has demanded Bharti's resignation after Ugandan woman complained of misbehaviour by the minister and his supporters. Mamta said, "Somnath...
  • Bengali actress Suchitra Sen not out of danger yet: Doctor January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is not out of danger yet, a doctor said Saturday. The ailing legend needs oxygen support. "Almost the entire night (around four to five hours) yesterday she was on noninvasive ventilation. She is weak and is sleeping," Subrata Maitra, a member of the team of...
  • Mamta Mohandas to star in 'To Noor with Love'? January 2, 2014

    If rumours are to be believed actress Mamta Mohandas has stepped into the shoes of Nithya Menon for upcoming Malayalam film 'To Noor with Love'. The actress, who was last seen in 'Paisa Paisa' will apparently play the lead in Babu's next. The actress will romance Krish Sathar in the...
  • People have no confidence in UPA, says Mamata Banerjee December 10, 2013

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee said that people have expressed no confidence in the UPA. ...
  • Under fire CBI chief Ranjit Sinha regrets his 'enjoy rape' comment November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Faced with stinging criticism, outrage and demands to step down, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday expressed regret and apologised for his "enjoy rape if you can't prevent it" comment. The CBI chief tried to control the damage by saying that his statement delivered at a conference held in...
  • Kolkata: Firings within school premises over property dispute kill two November 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Two youngsters were killed and a third is battling for life at a government hospital in Kolkata after the principal of a kindergarten school and her security guard opened fire on a group of trespassers in the wee hours of Monday morning. Ironically, the incident took place at a stone's...
  • Leela Maderna, Mamta Sharma given Congress tickets for Assembly polls November 10, 2013

    Leela Maderna, wife of former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna, who is in jail in connection with the Bhanwari Devi murder case, and National Commission for Women chief Mamta Sharma, figure on the third list of 71 candidates released tonight by AICC for the Rajasthan Assembly polls. The list also includes the...
  • 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...
  • Besharam: Ranbir Kapoor, Pallavi Sharda wrap up song 'Lut gaye' in a day September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Dancing seems to come naturally to 'Besharam' actors Ranbir Kapoor and Pallavi Sharda. The two will be seen grooving to wedding number, 'Lut Gaye' in the film, which they reportedly wrapped up in just a day. "Director Abhinav Kashyap had kept three days aside for the shoot of the...
  • 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. ...
  • 'Zanjeer' Music Review: It's average, could have been better August 20, 2013

    Composer: Chirantan Bhatt Singers: Mika Singh, Talia Bentson, Mamta Sharma, Shreya Ghoshal Ratings: 3 out of 5 Director Apoorva Lakhia's movie 'Zanjeer', a remake of the 1973 movie of the same name, has seven tracks. While retaining the original flavour of the plot, composer Chirantan Bhatt has given it a contemporary twist. The album...
  • Former women's hockey captain praises junior girls for WC performance August 5, 2013

    Mamta Kharb Dahiya says the bronze medal at the junior World Cup in Germany was the result of extreme hard work. ...
  • NCW demands patrolling on PuriKonark marine drive June 24, 2013

    Puri: A day after slamming the Odisha government as "insensitive" towards crimes against women, National Commission for Women on Sunday demanded 24hour police patrolling on PuriKonark marine drive where a blind girl was raped and murdered recently. "There should be roundtheclock patrolling by police on PuriKonark marine drive where women...
  • MP: Health care in shambles, CM starts more schemes May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh government recently started the Astha and Mamta campaign' for free treatment of leprosy, malaria and TB even though the Central government is already running such schemes. But the health care system and infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh is in shambles. Unless infrastructure is improved, big schemes will...
  • Singing is easier than acting: Mamta Sharma May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Playback singer Mamta Sharma, well known for her super hit item numbers like 'Munni badnam hui', 'Anaarkali disco chali' and 'Fevicol se', says singing is easier than acting and she has her own reasons for that. "I must tell you, singing compared to acting it's very easy because you sit...