National Commission for Women

Veteran Congress leader Jayanti Patnaik is passes away

Her husband and former Odisha chief minister and ex-Governor of Assam J B Patnaik had passed away in 2015. She is survived by a son and two daughters.

published on : 29th September 2022

NCW seeks action against male officers of Kolkata Police who 'assaulted' woman BJP leader

Meena Devi Purohit was brutally assaulted by male police officers during the mega "Nabanna Cholo" (march to the state secretariat) rally taken out by the saffron party.

published on : 14th September 2022

Dumka girl's death: NCW seeks report from Jharkhand DGP; BJP, JMM engage in slugfest

A team of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is also scheduled to visit Dumka on September 4, officials said.

published on : 1st September 2022

SC notice to NHRC, others on pleas challenging constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice Indira Banerjee impleaded NHRC, NCW and NCM in the matter and issued notices to them.

published on : 30th August 2022

NCW asks police to book actor Kamal Rashid Khan for derogatory remarks against women

The Mumbai Police have arrested Khan, popularly known as KRK, in connection with an alleged defamatory tweet posted by him two years ago, officials said.

published on : 30th August 2022

Woman's killing: Jharkhand government provides compensation; CWC says deceased minor

Chief Minister Hemant Soren directed the Dumka district administration to extend an immediate relief of Rs 10 lakh to the bereaved family.

published on : 29th August 2022

'Be extra vigilant in accepting marriage proposals from those settled, working abroad': Experts

Jose Abraham, also the global president of NGO Pravasi Legal Cell, said he comes across numerous such cases as part of the NGO activities and in the courts.

published on : 30th July 2022

NTA panel to probe into frisking of female NEET examinees in Kerala

In a statement, the education ministry said they had asked the NTA to ascertain all the facts about the incident from stakeholders present at the examination centre at that time.

published on : 20th July 2022

NCW seeks action against Akhilesh for 'her body should also apologise' remarks on Nupur Sharma

In a letter to Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police D S Chauhan, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said the tweet is 'sheer instigation'.

published on : 4th July 2022

Trafficking: National Commission for Women proposes uniform SOP for states

 The SOP will not only guide the police, women welfare agencies and NGOs but also in rescue and rehabilitation.

published on : 26th June 2022

National Commission for Women to bring out SOP on rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked girls

The SOP will guide not only the police, women welfare agencies, but NGOs too in prevention, rescue and their rehabilitation also.

published on : 25th June 2022

Why action was taken only against actor Ketaki Chitale over Sharad Pawar post? NCW to police

The commission, which held a hearing in the matter in New Delhi, posed a series of questions over the arrest of Chitale (29) by the Thane police last month.

published on : 17th June 2022

NCW seeks report from Telangana police on steps to prevent crimes against girls, women

NCW added that two more incidents of rape involving minors were reported in Hyderabad on Monday, the fifth in a week.

published on : 7th June 2022

Hyderabad gang rape: After state women's panel, now NCW issues notice to Telangana Police

The NCW, in a statement, said it has come across an article that reported that five cases of rape against minor girls were reported in Hyderabad in a week.

published on : 7th June 2022

NCW seeks explanation from Rajasthan Police on delay in filing FIR against Congress MLA

The commission also directed the police to submit a progress report in the matter within seven days.

published on : 25th May 2022

Notice to UP police over woman’s death

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has written to Uttar Pradesh DGP to file an FIR against the accused persons immediately.

published on : 2nd May 2022

15 per cent calls on NCW helpline are over domestic violence

The panel received 1,08,261 calls from women in distress till April 28.

published on : 1st May 2022

NCW seeks arrest of UP seer for 'rape' threat, asks police to not be mute spectator

A video of saffron-clad seer Bajrang Das Muni allegedly delivering the hate speech and issuing a 'rape threat' surfaced on social media on Thursday, prompting police to initiate an investigation.

published on : 8th April 2022

NCW asks Modi government to take action over book listing 'merits' of dowry; Nursing Council hits out at publisher

The 'Textbook of Sociology for Nurses' by T K Indrani, according to its cover, is written according to the Indian Nursing Council syllabus.

published on : 5th April 2022

NCW writes to Home Minister Amit Shah on alleged atrocities against women in West Bengal

The Commission said it is extremely concerned with the increasing cases of violence and brutalities against women in West Bengal.

published on : 9th March 2022
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