Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: NCW

‘Highly objectionable’ — NCW chief seeks Punjab CM Channi’s resignation over #MeToo allegations

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi had allegedly sent an inappropriate message to a woman IAS officer of the Punjab cadre in 2018.

NCW asks Twitter India chief to remove all pornographic, obscene content from platform

National Commission for Women has given a week's time to remove the content. NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma also wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner to investigate the matter.

‘Free Covid vaccine’ manifesto in Bihar and rising cases of ‘love jihad’

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Modi ‘deaf & mute’, Sonia ‘mental’, Rahul ‘Pappu’ — NCW chief’s old Twitter posts spared none

Rekha Sharma received flak on Twitter after NCW said she discussed ‘rise in love jihad cases’ with Maharashtra Governor. She locked account after users dug up old controversial tweets.

NCW demands action against singer who released Bhojpuri song abusing Rhea Chakraborty

NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma posted that even if someone is guilty, no one has the right to use 'such filthy language' and the law should be allowed to take its own course.

Domestic violence on the rise during lockdown, 69 complaints since 24 March: NCW

The NCW has received a total of 257 complaints related to various offences against women since the nationwide lockdown started.

Nirbhaya’s family welcomes Hyderabad encounter of rape accused

Nirbhaya's father said the wait for justice for Hyderabad vet's family had ended early. However, Kerala MP Shashi Tharoor cautioned against extra-judicial killings.

NCW is reviewing cyber crime laws, says existing IT Act doesn’t adequately help women

The women's commission is reviewing the existing laws on guardianship, occupational safety & health, besides provisions of IT Act.

Ensure safety of nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop: NCW tells Pinarayi Vijayan

The National Commission For Women has urged prompt action in ensuring safety of two nuns who are witnesses in a rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Women’s commission slaps notice on BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her ‘transgender’ remark

Singh came under stringent criticism for calling BSP chief Maywati a 'blot on womankind' and 'worse than a transgender'.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.