Women's rights groups urged Narendra Modi to provide an immediate cover of social security measures for urban and rural women in view of lockdown to combat coronavirus
High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala scheme
Even though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills
Invisible Women, Visible Work: P Sainath's photos document the labour and lives of Indian rural women
The exhibition, documenting the ‘astonishing labour that poor women put in every day of their lives and the gigantic – yet unacknowledged – contribution they make to national economy’ was first inaugurated in the winter of 2002 at a conference of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) in Visakhapatnam.
Sabarimala women entry ban lifted: CPM stumps opponent by using Supreme Court verdict to join progressive league
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had set the ground for the offensive by terming the opposition to the apex court verdict as against the ethos of the secular outlook and culture of equality that the state has imbibed from a series of renaissance movements.
The AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape, saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.
Indian laws compartmentalise criminality in rape cases: Notion of 'women as property' eclipses consent
The law compartmentalises the criminality of rape based on the relationship of the victim to the offender. How does one even begin to talk about consent in such a culture?
Ram Rahim Singh sentencing in rape case today: Rohtak cops warn rioters of bullets as Dera followers hope for miracle
Police seem to be prepared to prevent an encore of Friday's violence as the special CBI court announces quantum of sentence on Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh rape case around 2.30 pm on Monday
The chaotic scenes that dominated the CPM's three-day Central Committee meeting in New Delhi, however, saw neither democracy nor centralism, rather a Bollywood style fight sequence between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps
The court also directed the petitioner to submit their suggestions before the ministry which would then examine it for framing the guidelines.
Sangwan said she was hopeful that the SIT (Special Investigation Team) that has been constituted would get to the bottom of the issue.