Rekha Sharma

NCW notice to Mumbai police, Uddhav government on 21 missing girls

The Commission said it has sought a detailed action taken report from the authorities. It has also asked the authorities to see if there was human trafficking element involved.

published on : 24th November 2020

NCW chief stirs row with remarks on rising love-jihad in Maharashtra, prompting call for resignation

Sharma had on Tuesday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to discuss women safety-related issues in the state, including the alleged rising cases of love jihad in the state.

published on : 21st October 2020

AAP seeks NCW chief's removal over her tweets against women, politicians

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Atishi said the party seeks Sharma's immediate removal from the post of NCW chairperson.

published on : 21st October 2020

NCW chief raises issue of `Love Jihad' with Maharashtra governor

Sharma claimed that there was a rise in the cases of Love Jihad in Maharashtra, a statement from the NCW said.

published on : 20th October 2020

NCW seeks arrest of Congress workers who roughed up woman 'party activist' in UP's Deoria

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma, in a video message, said she has written to UP DGP, demanding strict action against the accused.

published on : 11th October 2020

Payal Ghosh meets NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma, calls Anurag Kashyap a 'vulture'

The actor shared pictures of her meeting with the chairperson on Twitter where she also referred to her alleged abuser as "vulture". 

published on : 6th October 2020

'Don't act on behest of political masters': Shiv Sena MLA tells NCW chief who sought his arrest for threatening Kangana Ranaut

First point in your screenshot shared is fake and a sad attempt to spread malicious lies and incite communal disharmony on the behest of  BJP, the Sena leader said.

published on : 5th September 2020

NCW chief seeks arrest of Shiv Sena MLA for threatening Kangana Ranaut

Referring to reports about Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik threatening Ranaut, Sharma said she was taking suo motu cognisance in the matter.

published on : 5th September 2020

NCW received 2043 complaints of crimes against women in June, highest in eight months

Out of the 2043 complaints, the highest number were received under the 'Right to live with dignity' at 603.

published on : 3rd July 2020

Act against Bhim army chief for making derogatory comments against women: NCW to UP police

However, Aazad has clarified that the tweets were not been sent by him as he was in jail during the period.

published on : 19th June 2020

NCW chief writes to Health Minister on plight of pregnant women during COVID-19 pandemic

The Commission said that it is a matter of "great concern" and a note has been taken regarding the lapse on the part of hospitals and authorities in these crucial times.

published on : 9th June 2020

Posts at state women commissions of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh lying vacant since 2018: NCW

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma said she has even written to chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh but till now nothing has been done.

published on : 1st March 2020

Situation peaceful but there is tension in air: NCW chief Rekha Sharma on Delhi violence

Sharma said she would be going back to the area again on Saturday as she could not meet enough women as the police were busy in giving security for Friday prayers.

published on : 28th February 2020

Hadiya’s case not Love Jihad as no love existed in the marriage, says NCW chairperson

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson incharge Rekha Sharma on Monday said Hadiya’s case was not a ‘Love Jihad’ incident, but forced conversion. 

published on : 7th November 2017