19 Oct 2020
Madhya Pradesh Indian National Congress (INC) chief Kamal Nath on Monday sought to clarify his controversial remarks against state Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Imarti Devi.
11 Oct 2020
A woman Congress leader was thrashed at an internal meeting of the party in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria.
06 Oct 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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.
08 Jun 2020
Locked down India became disastrous for some women, who had to share the same roof with their abusers round the clock. Several reports suggested that domestic violence saw a spike after March when restrictions were enforced to contain coronavirus' spread.
03 Jun 2020
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 2020
From being a harmless app meant for leisure, TikTok has turned into a problematic platform, one that brazenly promotes rape, domestic violence, acid attacks, and strokes religious tensions.
19 May 2020
TikTok has become a breeding ground for misogynist and problematic content.
27 Apr 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
A second woman has leveled allegations of sexual harassment against choreographer Ganesh Acharya.
06 Dec 2019
On Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four accused in the gruesome rape-and-murder of a 27-year-old lady veterinary were killed in an encounter with police.
05 Dec 2019
A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
21 Nov 2019
Following severe backlash over allegations of sexual misconduct, music composer Anu Malik has now stepped down as the judge from the ongoing 11th season of singing reality show Indian Idol.
24 Jul 2019
At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".
18 Jul 2019
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 Jul 2019
In an astonishing turn of events, renowned journalist Barkha Dutt went on a rant against senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, accusing him of duping nearly 200 employees of Tiranga TV, a news channel which started before Lok Sabha elections.
12 Jul 2019
A few months ago, there were reports of several cases of hysterectomies (surgical removal of the uterus) among women sugarcane cutters in Beed, Maharashtra.
31 May 2019
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
16 Apr 2019
A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.
15 Apr 2019
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.
13 Jan 2019
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, whose remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, sparked a huge controversy has asked the BJP to not impose 'their sexism on him' and maintained he would have made the same comment had it been a man.
10 Jan 2019
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has found himself at the center of a controversy after he claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scared of his questions and instead sent a woman to defend himself at the Parliament.
08 Dec 2018
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 2018
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.
03 Sep 2018
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.
27 Jul 2018
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.
30 Jun 2018
A nun in Kerala's Syro-Malabar church has accused a bishop of raping her 13 times in two years and filed a police complaint at Kuravilangad police station on Friday.
07 Jun 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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.
09 Feb 2018
Mumbai Police have arrested VC and Pinstorm Founder-CEO Mahesh Murthy acting on a sexual harassment complaint by a Delhi-based woman. Notably, Murthy had helped in launching MTV in India.
03 Jan 2018
Mumbai Police have filed a sexual harassment case against Mahesh Murthy, Pinstorm founder and partner at Seedfund, after the NCW wrote to them about complaints they had received.
03 Sep 2017
The highlight of the Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle is Nirmala Sitharaman.
22 May 2017
The National Commission for Women wants the recent gang-rape and murder of a 21-year-old in Assam to be tried in a fast-track court.
12 May 2017
Six people, all likely teenagers, were arrested for allegedly torturing, raping and killing a 21-year-old in Assam's West Karbi Anglong district.
06 Jan 2017
Molestation of a north-eastern woman in Bangalore found a major breakthrough with the city police arresting four out of the six molesters; two are still at large.