Tag: Indian Women

Indian women still shy away from making independent financial decisions, finds survey
Indian women still shy away from making independent financial decisions, finds survey

This behaviour is despite the intense narrative of women empowerment and gender equality that has been extensively deliberated over the decades.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Forbes List
7 Indian-origin women in Forbes' '50 Over 50' list

Proving yet again that age has g-ot nothing to do with success, seven Indian-American women have made it to the Forbes' '50 over 50' list of 200 entrepreneurs, investors, creators and entertainers.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
National Family Health Survey: Women have more sex partners then men in 11 States/UTs
National Family Health Survey: Women have more sex partners then men in 11 States/UTs

Compared to other states, Rajasthan had the highest number of women who had on an average 3.1 sex partners as against the 1.8 per cent for men.

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
Indian Women Leaving Their Marks In All Spheres: BJP Chief JP Nadda
Indian Women Leaving Their Marks In All Spheres: BJP Chief JP Nadda

Talking about women representation in Narendra Modi cabinet, Nadda, "The role and number of women in the Modi government have increased in recent times. In the Union Cabinet, there are 12 women ministers, 14 per cent of the total. This is a record in India's history."

  • Monday, 27 September 2021
Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi Odisha visit
Rahul resorting to misogyny, should apologise to Indian women: Shah

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah Wednesday accused Rahul Gandhi of resorting to “misogyny” and “insulting” women with his ‘Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a woman to defend him in Parliament’ remarks, saying the Congress president owed an apology to Indian women. Calling Modi a prime minister who claimed to have a broad chest, Gandhi […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Women want to share responsibilities with men during festivals

New Delhi: A majority of Indian women want men to actively help in household chores during festivals, reveals a survey. www.shaadi.com, a matchmaking service, conducted a survey to understand what Indian men and women think about roles in marriage, especially during festivals. When women were asked ‘During festivals, do you think men and women have […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
54% women paid bribe to get government services

New Delhi: About 54 per cent of Indian women reported they paid bribes to get government services and 33 per cent said officials called them repeatedly to harass them, according to a survey report published by Transparency International India (TII). TII published a report on “The Gender Dimension of Corruption: Issues and Challenges” on the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Indian women's hockey team's national camp starts Wednesday

Bengaluru: After a successful 2017 season, the Indian women’s hockey team will regroup under chief coach Harendra Singh for the 21-day national camp starting at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus here from Wednesday. The camp will lay the foundation for a crucial year for the women who will take part in the Commonwealth […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Nine-medal haul for Indian women pugilists; Soniya clinches gold

Istanbul: India’s young women pugilists returned with a rich haul of nine medals, including a gold medal, in the Ahmed Comert International Boxing Championship that ended here on Sunday. Soniya of Bhiwandi emerged the star of the contingent, clinching the gold medal after beating Zhazira Urakabeva from Kazakhstan 4-1 in the 48kg category. The Indian […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Football: Indian women held to 1-1 draw by Uzbekistan

New Delhi: The Indian senior women’s team was held to a 1-1 draw in their second international friendly against Uzbekistan at the Yakkasari Stadium in Tashkent on Monday. India took the lead early in the second half through forward Sandhiya Ranganathan, but the home side clawed back with a little over 10 minutes of regulation […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Indian women maintain 2nd spot in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai: In the latest ICC ODI women’s rankings, India have widened the gap over England from one to three points while the West Indies have lost five points and are now just two points ahead of Pakistan in seventh place. In the first annual updates since the introduction of the women’s global T20I rankings in […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Stay Vigilant As Ovarian Cancer Has 'Silent' Symptoms

New Delhi: Since ovarian cancer, the third most commonly detected cancer among Indian women, has very silent symptoms, women can take care of themselves by staying vigilant and going for regular health checkups, doctors have advised on the occasion of World Cancer Day on Tuesday. It is a malignancy that occurs in the ovaries, the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
53% Indian Women Get Intimate Outside Marriage: Report

New Delhi: Shattering the long-celebrated “pativrata” image of Indian married women, a new survey on Wednesday revealed that 53 per cent of Indian women admitted having already had an intimate relationship outside their marriage, as compared to 43 per cent of men. Over 40 per cent of married Indian women admitted of having had regular […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Indian Women
Women In Business 2021 Report: India Ahead Of Global Average, Ranks 3rd

New Delhi: India ranks third in the world for women working in senior management positions, according to the Women in Business 2021 report by global accounting and consulting firm Grant Thornton. The percentage of women in senior management for India stood at 39 per cent, as against the global average of 31 per cent, which […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021