Tag: Ncw

Rapes, Molestations Rising Alarmingly In Maha COVID Centres, NCW Asks Govt To Strengthen SOPs
Extending paternity leave, incentivising employers among recommendations received on Maternity Benefit Act: NCW

NCW had organised the Final Law Review Consultation on the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 and the 2017 amendment.

  • Sunday, 19 June 2022
NCW Seeks CBI Probe In Lady Teacher Mamita Meher Murder Case
NCW Seeks CBI Probe In Lady Teacher Mamita Meher Murder Case

The Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Rekha Sharma on Thursday sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sensational Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case in Odisha. 

  • Thursday, 17 February 2022
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PM To Address National Commission For Women Foundation Day On Jan 31

The State Commissions for Women, Departments of Women and Child Development in state governments, university and college faculty members and students, voluntary organisations, women entrepreneurs and business associations will be a part of the event.

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022
Bulli Bai Case: 'Noted' Says NCW Chief To Woman Journo's Complaint
Bulli Bai Case: 'Noted' Says NCW Chief To Woman Journo's Complaint

"Bulli Bai" was also being promoted by a Twitter handle with the name @bullibai, with its display picture of a "Khalistan supporter", and saying women can be booked from the app.

  • Sunday, 02 January 2022
SC Quashes Skin-To-Skin Judgement Of Bombay HC
SC Quashes Skin-To-Skin Judgement Of Bombay HC

The top court, which was hearing separate appeals of Attorney General and the National Commission for women (NCW), had on January 27 stayed the order which had acquitted a man under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act saying groping a minor's breast without 'skin to skin contact' cannot be termed as sexual assault .

  • Thursday, 18 November 2021
Rekha Sharma On Mamita Murder Case
Dismiss Your Ministers: NCW’s Rekha Sharma To Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Mamita Murder Case: NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma Urges Odisha CM To Dismiss Minister

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  • Thursday, 21 October 2021
NCW sends notice to BJP MLA over remarks on Mayawati

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sent a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her disparaging remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. Singh, who represents Mughalsarai in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, at a rally on Saturday called Mayawati “worse than a transgender” and accused her of being an […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Panel for early rehab of bonded labourers rescued from Karnataka

Bengaluru: An inquiry committee from the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Saturday recommended early rehabilitation of the 52 bonded labourers, including 17 women, rescued on December 16 from a plantation in Karnataka’s Hassan district, about 200km from Bengaluru. “The district authority should ensure compensation to the labourers from the Central government and the state […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

New Delhi: Breaking its silence on sexual harassment cases emerging from the Indian entertainment and media industry under the “MeToo” movement, the NCW on Wednesday appealed to the affected women to lodge written complaints and assured of all possible help. “The National Commission for Women (NCW) has noticed that in many such cases, victims do […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
NCW Asks Twitter To Remove All Pornographic, Obscene Content In 1 Week

Taking suo moto cognisance of pornographic content on Twitter, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday directed the micro-blogging platform to remove "all pornographic and obscene" content within a week while instructing Delhi Police to investigate and take appropriate legal action

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
NCW records statement of Bengal woman tortured by police

A National Commission for Women (NCW) team led by Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam Saturday recorded the statement of the woman who was allegedly tortured by policemen in West Bengal's Birbhum district

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Op-Ed: Predators be aware, #MeToo Could Blow You Away

Even as cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ is all set to hit Odisha early on Thursday morning, there is no sign on the state’s radar of another storm that has hit both mainstream and social media in India for nearly two weeks now: the #MeToo campaign that has already put a host of celebrities from the world […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Police turn away rape victim, NCW seeks action

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday issued a notice to the Punjab Police demanding action in a case when a Mohali rape victim had to travel between two police stations as the station house officers (SHOs) bickered over jurisdiction. The notice, issued to Punjab Director General of Police in Chandigarh Dinkar […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Outsiders Behind Gargi College Sexual Molestation: Govt

New Delhi: Outsiders were involved in the alleged sexual molestation during the annual cultural fest at Delhi University’s all-women Gargi College last week and not students, Parliament was told on Monday. Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ made the statement in the Lok Sabha while replying to the query of Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Lockdown Impact: Domestic Violence Cases Have Increased- NCW

New Delhi: The 21-day nationwide Lockdown impact after the Coronavirus outbreak has resulted in an increase in domestic violence cases in India, the National Commission of Women (NCW) said on Thursday. “There have been different kinds of complaints related to the domestic violence, in which husbands are abusing them (women) and calling them COVID-19,” NCW […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021