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AAP leader's wife Swati Maliwal to be Delhi women commission chief

The Aam Aadmi Party government will be appointing party leader Naveen Jaihind’s wife Swati Maliwal as the next chief of the Delhi commission for women. Maliwa is currently advisor......

Law panel moots joint custody of kids, but can it work in India?

The 20th Law Commission has mooted the concept of shared parenting and joint custody rights to a child in case the parents opt for a divorce, both parents have equal access to the child and there......

Govt slammed for not considering marital rape as criminal offence

Criticising the Central government's move not to consider marital rape as a crime, Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Barkha Shukla on Thursday said that the former was compromising on the......

HC sets aside NHRC order against AAP leader Somnath Bharti

The Delhi high court on Friday set aside an National Human Rights Commission order holding Aam Aadmi Party leader Somnath Bharti guilty of "racial prejudice and unlawful acts" against 12 African......

Law ministry says NO to giving NCW power to arrest

The law ministry has red flagged a proposal to provide the National Commission of Women punitive powers to arrest and penalise people guilty of harassing women and ignoring summons. The law......

'Allocate at least 6% of GDP for education'

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Shantha Sinha talks to Prasad Nichenametla on the Commission's first year.Set up with the mandate of protecting the rights of......

Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that reforms measures like the Goods and Services Tax......

'Government's first responsibility is to feed its people'

'It is a national shame that the only country that enacted a food security act is now better known as the land of farmer suicides. Indian farming can change only if national irrigation policy is......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

Get ready for Maharashtra's first 'aam-aadmi' Budget

'We will abolish Local Body Tax in this year's Budget' 'Our government will never think about money when helping needy farmers' 'Our next budget will be completely based on the feedback from the......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

Human Rights panel wants probe into 'inhuman torture' on Pinki

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission has directed the home, health and police departments to inquire into the alleged 'inhuman torture' on Asiad gold medalist Pinki Pramanik in police and jail......

Union slams FIFA and demands player involvement in reforms

Theo van Seggelen, the secretary general of FIFPro (Federation Interantionale Des Associations de Footballeurs Professionels). Photograph: Will Burgess/Reuters The general secretary of the world......

Athlete suicide: NHRC notice to Sports Authority of India, Kerala Govt

Police inspecting Sports Authority of India centre in Alappuzha, where budding rower, Aparna, died after she took poison along with three other SAI students. Photograph: PTI The National Human......

Boxers safer without headgear, says AIBA chief

‘Commonwealth Games? No concussions. Asian Games? No concussions’ ‘By removing headgear, it has changed the way boxers and coaches prepare, it has changed tactics. Now you have to......

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita, her coaches for refusing bronze at Asiad

India's bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi reacts during the medal ceremony of the women's lightweight (57-60kg) boxing at the Asian Games in Incheon. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters The......
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Kamat Gets NCW Notice for Offensive Remarks Against Smriti

Congress leader Gurudas Kamat was today asked by the National Commission for Women to explain within a week his alleged offensive remarks against... ...

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Making Breastfeeding Everyone's Business

Comments BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As China joins in World Breastfeeding Week celebrations, UNICEF calls on fathers, families, health... ...

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Did a convicted terrorist deserve a hero's farewell?

Provided by Firstpost A court had found Yakub Memon guilty of complicity in the Mumbai blasts and other courts had reaffirmed the verdict. Of... ...

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Abuser of girls home inmates still at large

KOZHIKODE: The department of social justice is yet to take any action against the person who abused the girls home inmates here, who was... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150801/nation-crime/article/abuser-girls%E2%80%99-home-inmates-still-large
DCW special cell for Northeast women

Taking cognisance of the issues raised by rights groups, the Delhi Commission for Women has decided to set up a special cell to address problems... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/delhi/dcw-special-cell-northeast-women-410

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