Thursday, 6 October, 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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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.