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  • 4 women allege molestation after scuffle between Delhi families
    Sources4 women allege molestation after scuffle between Delhi families

    Four women from two families have alleged molestation following a scuffle that left five others injured as well, police said here on Wednesday.

    1 year ago
  • Subject of women empowerment very close to me: Anita Dongre
    SourcesSubject of women empowerment very close to me: Anita Dongre

    Designer Anita Dongre says that with her new campaign #ANDImpact for which Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has also shot a video, her brand highlights importance of a sustainable environment and celebrates four such women change-makers -- Priyanka Raina, Purnima Burman, Srishti Bakshi and Rashi Anand.

    1 year ago
  • Women writers come to fore in South Asia
    SourcesWomen writers come to fore in South Asia

    South Asian countries may be in the late league of nations joining the bandwagon of literary prizes -- the likes of Booker and Pulitzer prizes are many decades old while the subcontinent's counterparts are just beginning to find a footing -- but the trends emerging from them show a staggering rise of women authors, writing on a multitude of themes, in diverse genres and languages.

    1 year ago
  • Aishwarya calls for economic empowerment of women
    SourcesAishwarya calls for economic empowerment of women

    Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has lent support to IMC Ladies' Wing's Women Entrepreneurs' Exhibition, and says it is vital to promote economic empowerment of women.

    1 year ago
  • Digital technology empowering women in India: Ficci Ladies
    SourcesDigital technology empowering women in India: Ficci Ladies

    Digital technology and several government policies are playing a significant role in empowering women in India, the women's wing of industry chamber Ficci said here on Sunday at a conclave of global Chief Information Officers on the theme of "Digital leadership and Inclusive Culture". A Ficci Ladies Organisation statement said that the all-women panel of tech corporates for the seminar, organised jointly with Dell EMC on Saturday, consisted of the Department of Electronics arm ERNET India Director General Neena Pahuja, Airtel Head of Digital Harmeen Mehta, IFFCO Tokio GIC Executive Vice-President Seema Gaur and Bank of America Vice-President (Digital Technology) Anupreet Lamba.

    1 year ago
  • Uniform civil code neither necessary nor desirable: Law Commission
    SourcesUniform civil code neither necessary nor desirable: Law Commission

    The Law Commission has suggested certain changes in marriage and divorce laws that should be uniformly accepted in the personal laws of all religions, while holding that the uniform civil code "is neither necessary nor desirable at this stage" in the country.

    1 year ago
  • Kim Jong-nam murder: Malaysian police looking for 2 witnesses
    SourcesKim Jong-nam murder: Malaysian police looking for 2 witnesses

    Malaysian police are seeking two Indonesian women to appear as witnesses in an ongoing trial over the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

    1 year ago
  • Build central facility for women, children to prevent Muzaffarpur-like incidents: Maneka
    SourcesBuild central facility for women, children to prevent Muzaffarpur-like incidents: Maneka

    In a bid to prevent Muzaffarpur-like incidents, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has urged the states to establish a central facility for women and children together in their capitals.

    1 year ago
  • Women are judged more often than men: Swara Bhaskar
    SourcesWomen are judged more often than men: Swara Bhaskar

    Actress Swara Bhaskar, known for raising her voice on several social issues -- especially those related to women's safety and equality -- says women have to face more judgment than men.

    1 year ago
  • Is normal delivery possible after caesarean? Yes, say doctors (Health Feature)
    SourcesIs normal delivery possible after caesarean? Yes, say doctors (Health Feature)

    It is said that "once a cesarean, always a cesarean". It is commonly believed that a woman who has undergone a c-section delivery will have to opt for the same method while giving birth to her next child. But medical experts are trying to dispel this myth.

    1 year ago