Gender equality

Government to table triple talaq bill in Parliament today; BJP issues whip to its MPs

Government to table triple talaq bill in Parliament today; BJP issues whip to its MPs

The bill proposes to make the triple talaq practice a punishable offence and describes it against constitutional morality and gender equity.

Dec 28, 2017, 06:27 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra calls for gender equality in films

Priyanka Chopra calls for gender equality in films

Priyanka Chopra says she is "digging her feet in" to get equality for women in the film industry so they can get the meatier roles like their male counterparts

Sep 10, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli bats for gender equality; asks men to be 'gentlemen'

WATCH: Virat Kohli bats for gender equality; asks men to be 'gentlemen'

Currently, the Kohli-led Team India are touring Sri Lanka, where they will be playing a full series comprising three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Hollywood not a place of equality, says Anne Hathaway

Hollywood not a place of equality, says Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway says she was encouraged while working on the nearly all-female set of "Ocean's Eight" recently, acknowledging how uncommon this scenario can be in the showbiz world.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for gender equality and equal opportunities on Wednesday.

Mar 08, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Katrina Kaif: Society fails to recognise marital rape as a crime; women must speak up!

Katrina Kaif: Society fails to recognise marital rape as a crime; women must speak up!

Speaking at the ‘WeUnite' conference, which marks United Nations Women's partnership with the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif talked about how gender equality is important in today's times.

Dec 06, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Katrina Kaif presses for gender equality at UN Women event!

Katrina Kaif presses for gender equality at UN Women event!

The beautiful Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has a towering personality and there's no denying in that. The 'Fitoor' actress has an ocean of fan following, who love to watch her films, emulate her style and believe in what their idol does.

Dec 06, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan promotes gender equality at Global Citizen Festival 2016!

Amitabh Bachchan promotes gender equality at Global Citizen Festival 2016!

Amitabh Bachchan used the platform of Global Citizen Festival India 2016 to promote the cause of gender equality.

Nov 19, 2016, 20:12 PM IST

No hidden agenda behind triple talaq opposition: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Government has no "hidden agenda" of imposing uniform civil code or behind the opposition to the triple talaq among Muslims, says Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad rejecting allegations by religious bodies and opposition parties as completely baseless.

Oct 20, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Market forces determine heroine's pay, not gender: Karthi Sivakumar

Market forces determine heroine's pay, not gender: Karthi Sivakumar

Tamil actor Karthi Sivakumar has refused to buy the argument that female leads should be paid the same amount as the heroes, saying only market forces determine the price.

Sep 30, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
Gender equality is a must, says Sonakshi Sinha

Gender equality is a must, says Sonakshi Sinha

She also said that gender bias exists in every field be it sports, business or the film industry.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
Deepika Padukone was paid more than Amitabh Bachchan for 'Piku'? Read what Big B said

Deepika Padukone was paid more than Amitabh Bachchan for 'Piku'? Read what Big B said

Interestingly, Deepika also won a Filmfare for her performance in 'Piku'.

Sep 13, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

India is a very difficult country, says Priyanka Chopra

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Jul 06, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
Sad but true! Women in India earn 19% less than men, says report

Sad but true! Women in India earn 19% less than men, says report

Notwithstanding the fact that there is a fight for gender equality in every angle and corner of the world, a report reveals that women in India earn much less than men.

May 24, 2016, 21:40 PM IST
We shouldn't make big deal about women empowerment: Neha Dhupia

We shouldn't make big deal about women empowerment: Neha Dhupia

Actress Neha Dhupia says she doesn't understand the hue and cry around women's empowerment in showbiz as change has already seeped in.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:54 PM IST
Quest for 'smarter' lovers keeps women out of science

Quest for 'smarter' lovers keeps women out of science

Fields like science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) remain dominated by men and now, a new study suggests.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:50 PM IST
Katrina Kaif finds Indira Gandhi, Serena Williams inspirational

Katrina Kaif finds Indira Gandhi, Serena Williams inspirational

In her acting career, the "Dhoom 3" actress has tasted both success and failure. She is often regarded as one of the most hardworking actresses.

Mar 29, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Marriage in India- Still a fear for educated women

Divya Joshi

Mar 11, 2016, 13:07 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan beautifully describes a woman – Here’s what the actor tweeted

Shah Rukh Khan beautifully describes a woman – Here’s what the actor tweeted

Shah Rukh Khan had a unique way of hailing womanhood on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

Mar 09, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Sri Lanka assures gender equality, protection of women

Sri Lankan leaders on Tuesday assured gender equality and protection, recognition and economic empowerment for all women in the island nation.

Mar 08, 2016, 23:08 PM IST