Sexist Remarks

  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape 29-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why...
  • Digvijaya hits back at critics for calling his remarks on Cong MP 'sexist' 27-07-2013 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hit back at those who are calling his statement on the party leader Meenakshi Natrajan a sexist remark. He took on to Twitter to clarify his statement and even posted Youtube link of his speech. In a tweet, he clarified that...
  • Arrest warrant against Asaram Bapu for his remark on Delhi braveheart 11-07-2013 09:03 AM

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A Muzaffarpur court has issued an arrest warrant against the the self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for his alleged sexist remarks on the Delhi braveheart. The warrant was issued after he ignored two summons. Asaram had incited public outcry when he claimed that the gangrape victim could have saved...
  • Sexist remarks: Women invite harassment, says Congress MLA 24-04-2013 01:05 PM

    Bhopal: A Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh has landed himself in a controversy by making sexist remarks that women invite trouble by looking at men in a suggestive manner, drawing flak from BJP. "Jab tak mahila tirchi najar se nahi dekhegi, tab tak purush use nahi chedega" (No man will...
  • MP Tribal Minister Vijay Shah quits over 'sexist remarks' 17-04-2013 11:49 AM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Tribal Welfare Minister Vijay Shah, who courted a major controversy over his alleged 'sexist remarks', on Wednesday tendered his resignation. "Shah submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday, which was then forwarded to Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, who accepted it," sources close to...
  • BJP minister in a soup over 'sexist' remarks 16-04-2013 11:05 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Tribal and Scheduled Caste Welfare Minister Vijay Shah has courted a major controversy over his alleged 'sexist remarks', leaving ruling BJP red faced even as Congress took to streets demanding his removal. The remarks were made by Shah while addressing a function in tribal-dominated Jhabua district two...
  • Akhilesh sacks UP minister for making sexist remarks 13-04-2013 10:58 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industry Minister Raja Ram Pandey, who triggered a controversy by allegedly promising to get roads in Pratapgarh district constructed like cheeks of actresses Hema Malini and Madhuri Dixit, was on Saturday sacked. "Governor BL Joshi in consultation with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has relieved...
  • Obama apologises to California AG for comment on looks 06-04-2013 09:18 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has apologised to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for causing a stir when he called her "the best-looking attorney general" at a Democratic fundraiser they attended together this week. A spokesman for Harris said she had a great conversation with Obama and strongly supports him...
  • Amar Singh denies 'sexist' slur against Sonia 10-07-2008 07:44 AM

    Kolkata Knight Riders pitched in a clinical all-round performance in their last Group match of the Champions League 2012 to register a thumping victory over Titans. ...