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Apr 15, 2019
NCW calls Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' jibe on Jaya Prada 'extremely disgraceful', issues show cause notice to himAzam Khan allegedly made the remarks while addressing a poll campaign rally at Rampur, which goes to polls on 23 April along with a total of 115 constituencies across 15 states in the third phase of the elections
Mar 13, 2019
Pollachi sexual assault case: NCW asks Tamil Nadu DGP to take appropriate action against accusedReacting to the news reports, NCW chief Rekha Sharma has issued a notice to DGP, Tamil Nadu, T K Rajendran to take appropriate action against the accused."The commission is seriously concerned about the safety and security of the women in the state of Tamil Nadu," Sharma said in a letter.
Jan 28, 2019
NCW will write to Karnataka Police to probe 'misbehaviour' of former CM Siddaramaiah with a womanTaking suo motu cognisance of Siddaramaiah's behaviour, NCW chief Rekha Sharma said the commission will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly investigate the matter and take appropriate action, as per law.
Jan 16, 2019
Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar, who compared women's virginity to bottle seals, divested of duties by varsity panelJadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who has been on the receiving end of massive backlash after comparing a woman's virginity to the seal of a bottle, was on Wednesday divested of his duties as a teacher in the International Relations deparment, with immediate effect.
Jan 10, 2019
NCW issues notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'extremely misogynistic, offensive and unethical' commentRahul Gandhi set off a controversy when he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of running away from the Rafale deal debate in the Lok Sabha and letting a "woman" (Nirmala Sitharaman) defend him in the Parliament
Dec 17, 2018
NCW-appointed panel finds abuse, violations of norms in shelter homes; physical torture, lack of medical aid among issues raisedThe inquiry committee appointed by the NCW inspected five Swadhar Grehs in West Bengal, eight in Odisha, eight in Karnataka and five in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 17, 2018
'Right decision': Women welcome MJ Akbar's resignation as Union minister; Priya Ramani says she feels 'vindicated'After MJ Akbar resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs, Priya Ramani tweeted that "as women we feel vindicated"
Sep 28, 2018
Swati Maliwal says SC verdict on adultery gives 'open licence' for illicit relations, NCW chief expresses disagreement"If this (decriminalisation of adultery) is right, then what is the sanctity of marriage? They should ban marriages as well," Maliwal remarked.
Sep 15, 2018
NCW begins inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women, to send reports to WCD ministryThe NCW has initiated inspection of 12 government-run shelter homes for women.
Sep 11, 2018
'Something wrong with Kerala govt': NCW decries 'shabby' inquiry in nun rape case, seeks fair probe into other nun's deathNational Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma on Sunday had lashed out at Kerala MLA PC George over his derogatory comments about the nun from Kerala