National Commission for Women (NCW): News
15 Sep 2023Bihar
A horrifying case has emerged from Bihar's Saharsa, where the son of a school director has been accused of raping a student for over two years with help from the school's principal.
22 Jul 2023Manipur
Days after a May 4 video showing two naked women being paraded by a mob in Manipur went viral, the police arrested a 19-year-old man on Friday.
21 Jul 2023Rekha Sharma
The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma on Friday said that she had written to the authorities in Manipur three times regarding acts of violence against women over the last three months but received no response.
01 Apr 2023Chennai
The Tamil Nadu Police has booked a teacher of the reputed dance college at Chennai's Kalakshetra Foundation for allegedly sexually harassing an alumna.
11 Mar 2023Delhi Commission For Women
In a shocking revelation, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Saturday said that she was sexually assaulted and brutally beaten by her father as a child, reported ANI.
29 Sep 2022Bihar
The chairperson-cum-managing director (MD) of the Women Development Corporation (WDC) of Bihar, Harjot Kaur Bamhrah is facing public ire following her rather insensitive remarks at a workshop for girls in Patna on Tuesday.
31 Aug 2022Jharkhand
A day after massive outrage against Seema Patra for allegedly torturing her tribal house help, the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested by the Jharkhand Police.
29 Jul 2022Congress Party
The trouble is far from over for Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury following his controversial remarks toward President Droupadi Murmu.
27 Jul 2022Hyderabad
Four minors accused in the Hyderabad gang-rape case have been released on bail.
13 Apr 2022West Bengal
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drew criticism from the National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma for her recent comments on the Nadia gang rape case.
08 Apr 2022Uttar Pradesh
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took cognizance of an alleged incident involving Bajrang Muni Das—mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasin Ashram—threatening Muslim women with rape in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.
24 Feb 2022POCSO
Problems are not ceasing to emerge for Naay Varanbhaat Loncha Kon Naay Koncha.
10 Jun 2021India
Young women should not be given mobile phones as they "talk with boys and later run away with them," said a member of the Uttar Pradesh Women Commission - triggering outrage and raising questions about the deep-rooted misogyny and gender bias in the Indian society.
10 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's verdict which said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
08 Jan 2021X
Several Bollywood actors, including Taapsee Pannu, Pooja Bhatt, and Urmila Matondkar, have slammed a National Commission for Women (NCW) member over her controversial comments about the recent Budaun gang-rape case.
06 Oct 2020Digvijaya Singh
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.
28 Sep 2020Madhya Pradesh
A disturbing video of Madhya Pradesh's Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Purushottam Sharma, where the officer is seen brutally assaulting his wife, has been doing the rounds on social media since Monday morning.
05 Sep 2020Mumbai
National Commission For Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma has called for the immediate arrest of Shiv Sena MLA, Pratap Sarnaik, for threatening actor Kangana Ranaut.
18 Aug 2020Karan Johar
On Tuesday, news in the world of entertainment was about Kangana Ranaut launching a fresh attack at Karan Johar, a major movie announcement, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
03 Jun 2020X
Last night, actor Meera Chopra faced incessant trolling and abuse from the fans of Telugu superstar Jr. NTR, merely because she said she was not his fan.
19 May 2020Bollywood
TikTok has become a breeding ground for misogynist and problematic content.
27 Apr 2020Vadodara
A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.
09 Apr 2020Indore
At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.
14 Feb 2020Gujarat
An incident reported from Gujarat's Bhuj shows there is a long way to go before all stigmas related to periods are quashed.
05 Feb 2020Bollywood
A second woman has leveled allegations of sexual harassment against choreographer Ganesh Acharya.
18 Jul 2019Kapil Sibal
Days after senior journalist Barkha Dutt slammed Kapil Sibal and his wife for duping 200 employees of Tiranga TV, the news channel has been hit by yet another controversy.
15 Apr 2019Samajwadi Party
The usage of foul language during electioneering hit a new low yesterday when veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan made an "underwear" jibe, which the BJP said was made against actor Jaya Prada, fighting the Lok Sabha polls from Rampur against him.
20 Mar 2019Delhi Police
The Delhi Police arrested four people, three from Delhi and one from Surat, for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt online and threatening her. Dutt confirmed the development on Twitter on Wednesday morning.
13 Mar 2019Tamil Nadu
The National Commission for Women today asked the Tamil Nadu Director General of Police (DGP) to initiate action against the men accused in the alleged sexual harassment of a woman in Coimbatore district.
08 Dec 2018Sexual Harassment
An employee of All India Radio (AIR), who was accused of sexual harassment by at least nine women, was found guilty. The National Commission of Women informed about it on Friday and said the employee has been demoted and his salary reduced.
18 Nov 2018India
In what can be seen as the aftermath of #MeToo movement which swept India in October, the National Commission for Women is mulling creation of a separate law or policy to address all forms of gender bias at workplaces.
22 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court today declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct leveled by women across various sectors, part of India's #MeToo movement.
15 Sep 2018Haryana
The National Commission for Women has directed Haryana Police chief BS Sandhu to apprise it of the probe at the earliest in the gangrape of a 19-year-old woman in Haryana's Mahendargarh district.
03 Sep 2018Maneka Gandhi
Harinarayan Rajbhar, a BJP MP from Ghosi, UP, has said there should be a commission for men, like the National Commission for Women, as he believes men suffer too.
29 Aug 2018Facebook
Two women, including a journalist, were allegedly sexually assaulted by a man in Sector 24 in Noida. One of the complainants claimed the police delayed action which allowed the accused to escape.
27 Jul 2018Kerala
In light of two sex scandals that rocked Kerala churches, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the government to step up and abolish the practice of 'confession' as it obstructs women safety.
25 Jul 2018Goa
The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with the Goa Police rescued a 33-year-old woman, who was trafficked from Siliguri to the coastal state on June 21, the women's body said.
07 Jun 2018India
Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday directed that all NRI marriages should be registered within 48 hours of the ceremony, failing which visas and passports won't be issued.
16 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Preliminary CBI investigation has revealed that several high-profile politicians, bureaucrats and cops were involved in shielding BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused of raping an 18-year-old woman, sources said.
21 Mar 2018Mumbai Police
Just a month after angel investor Mahesh Murthy was arrested in a molestation case and granted bail by a court, Mumbai Police on Wednesday registered the second sexual harassment against him after a woman approached them.
20 Nov 2017India
Call it a "farrago" of humor or "distortion" of freedom but Shashi Tharoor's tongue-in-cheek remark on Miss World Manushi Chhillar came as a rude-shocker to many of his followers.
07 Nov 2017India
The Centre on Monday asked all the states to share with it the data of registered marriages, so as to hold accountable the non-residential Indian (NRI) husbands who harass or desert their wives.