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SWC notice to Dhankhar for `Bihari` bride remarks

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:27

Bihar State Women Commission (SWC) took objection to Haryana BJP leader OP Dhankhar`s comment `Bihari bride for Haryana boys` and slapped a notice on him on Monday asking him to appear before it in person by August 13.

Provide security to rape survivors: UPSWC to Police

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 01:30

The Uttar Pradesh State Women Commission (UPSWC) on Friday directed the police chiefs of those districts, where incidents of rape have taken place, to provide security to the victims while ensuing justice for them.

Delhi Women Commission wants patrolling intensified in Khirki

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 20:21

The Delhi Women Commission today asked the Delhi Police Commissioner to increase patrolling in Khirki Extension area to ensure that no women, particularly the women of foreign origin are forced into prostitution or immoral trafficking.

Dissatisfied with Kapil Sharma`s response to their legal notice, MCW sends summon to comedian

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 12:37

Maharashtra Women Commission had earlier sent a legal notice to comedian Kapil Sharma for commenting against women on his popular show `Comedy Nights with Kapil`.

NCW member accuses BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi of irresponsible behaviour

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 12:47

NCW member Shamina Shafiq on Saturday criticised BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi, for revealing the surname of the victim of the sexual assault case involving former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal on Twitter .

NCW says Lakhimpur rape reminds it of Nirbhaya episode

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:42

National Women’s Commission member Nirmala Samant on Wednesday called for swift legal action on the Lakhimpur rape case, and said the incident reminded her of the Nirbhaya gang rape episode.

Assam Women Commission team to probe gang-rape of bride

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 18:44

The Assam State Commission for Women has constituted a fact finding team to enquire into the alleged atrocities committed on a newly married women at Mayong in Morigaon district on August 15.

Asaram must undergo narco-analysis test: Rajasthan Women Commission

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 17:20

Rajasthan Women Commission has demanded that Asaram Bapu undergo a narco- analysis test to prove his innocence in the sexual assault case.

Attack on rape victim: UP women commission raps local police

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 20:50

A day after kin of a rape accused tried to chop off the teenage victim`s tongue, chairman of Uttar Pradesh state women commission (UPSWC) blamed local police`s "lackadaisical" attitude for the incident.

Women commission initiates inquiry into witchcraft case in AP

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 13:17

The APSCW has initiated inquiry into the alleged torture of Boisu Megu suspecting her of practising witchcraft.

Haryana notifies act to constitute Women Commissio

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 17:43

The Haryana government on Thursday notified an Act that will facilitate the constitution of a state women`s commission.

Hisar rape: Teams of NCW, NCDRH meet victim`s family

Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012, 21:34

The team of NCW, led by Shameena Shafiq, expressed concern over the role of Haryana Women Commission in the matter, saying they had not informed the NCW about the horrific incident.