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More power for women's panel? Law ministry has issues

A proposal of the Women and Child Development Ministry to give greater powers to the National Commission of Women has faced legal hurdles as the law ministry has raised queries on the move. Sources......

Midnight raid: NHRC asks Delhi police to take action

National Human Rights Commission has directed the Delhi Police to take "appropriate action" in connection with the midnight raid conducted by former Law Minister Somnath Bharti and his......

NCP left red-faced after party leader blames women for rape

A member of the Maharashtra Commission for Women from the Nationalist Congress Party kicked up a major controversy on Wednesday by suggesting that a woman's clothes and her behaviour are also......

Justice Ganguly seeks four weeks' time from NCW

As pressure mounted on him to resign in the wake sexually harassment charges, chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission Justice AK Ganguly has sought four weeks' time to respond to National......

Shoma resigned fearing arrest: NCW member

National Commission for Women member Nirmala Sawant Prabhavalkar on Thursday said Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury may have resigned because she fears she will be arrested. "Shoma's......

'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......

How small entrepreneurs are making it big on Flipkart, Amazon

The e-commerce story in India has begun to look up, says Aparna Kalra. Navdeep Narang and wife Sanjeet of butterfliesbag. Photographs Dalip Kumar/Business Standard Navdeep Narang and wife Sanjeet......

Brave new world: Modi's 100 days,10 top moves

Modi government has taken some interesting policy decisions in the 100 days since the time he met President Pranab Mukherjee to present his claim as Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy,......

100 days of Modi Govt: No major decisions yet, but on right path

  Modi's promise to usher in "achche din" has impressed India Inc. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters  Most top industrialists rate Modi’s first 100 days in office as 'good',......

100 days of Modi Govt: No major decisions yet, but on right path

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi interacts with students and faculty at Delhi University's Sri Ram College of Commerce. Photograph: Sondeep Shankar/Rediff.com As prime minister, Narendra......

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......

  People speak for women rights commission

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Sharmila Bose
Q. "Ugandan women speak out about drug mafia in Delhi's Khirki Extension "Strange, these victims approaches AAP Government against Crime.. and those who are accused of Crime approaches Women Commission...This is a clear indicator.. that Women Commission can be manipulated..Your views..
Sharmila Bose:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/ugandan-women-speak-out-about-drug-mafia-in-delhis-khirki-ex/27062877/answers/

jaya
Q. Bonded labours -- still this barbarizm exist in modern India . Where is human right commission and that fussy media who were deliberate to show news on the Deaths in Rainbasera coz of cold ?
Jaya:  A. yes friend you are right more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/bonded-labours----still-this-barbarizm-exist-in-modern-india/27037049/answers/27062908

sigma
Q. F F F Identify the person Poornima Advani
Sigma:  A. You are right. Neither the Media nor HRC is bothered to improve the working conditions of poor. Today, In Andhra Pradesh and other States, poor...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/f-f-f-identify-the-person-poornima-advani/25197996/answers/27037086

Farhaan
Q. While lawmakers vehemently demand water-tight laws to curb violence against women, lets not forget many are themselves lawbreakers....There are 4 legislators who have charges of "insulting the modesty of woman" against their names are among 42 MLA's in the country who have declared charges of crimes against women in their sworn affidavits to the Election Commission of India...When our Rakshaks become Bhakshaks what will happen to other Chipos...who treat woman as dirt and do the crimes and get away with bails???
Farhaan:  A. Chairperson, National Commission for Women, IndiaDr. Poornima Advani is a renowned expert in criminal jurisprudence and family law, and as chair of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/while-lawmakers-vehemently-demand-water-tight-laws-to-curb-v/24792025/answers/25198011

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Nepal conflict-era rapes unpunished

A human rights group says both government troops and communist guerrillas raped women during a decade of fighting in Nepal and a short time limit... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/rights-group-nepal-conflict-era-rapes-unpunished-news-others-ojxoakdgabeid.html
Global film industry perpetuates discrimination against women UN-backed study

New York, Sept 23 (IBNS) Nowhere to be scene, women protagonists have less than one-third of all speaking roles in film and are largely absent from... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/global-film-industry-perpetuates-discrimination-against-women--un-backed-study-news-international-ojxnN4ddfdijh.html
On the World Bank's report on violence against women in South Asia

Image for representational purposes only. RNA Research & Archives Last week, an important resource on violence against women was placed in... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/standpoint-on-the-world-bank-s-report-on-violence-against-women-in-south-asia-2020891
CM ready for public debate with Kumaraswamy

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Women candidates make personal appeal to review decision In the face of strong criticism on the decision... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/kpsc-cm-ready-for-public-debate-with-kumaraswamy/article6299393.ece?ref=relatedNews
Bravo Deepika, but forcing the moral glove to fit everyone is as wrong as assuming that actors who show skin are 'asking for it'

I have worked with online publications for some time now and commissioned countless photo features of film stars spotted both on and off screen in... ...

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