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Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi—Time for `Yuvraj` to bite the bullet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:33

With great power comes great responsibility. But sadly that isn`t the case with Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi. He wields absolute power over the party, and to a large extent over the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government as well, but he seldom has come forward to shoulder a responsibility or play the role of a minister.

Oprah Winfrey announces new tour

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 10:22

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is all set to embark on a two day US tour to talk about empowerment, resilience and authenticity.

Committed to empowering women: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 20:47

Congress is the sole outfit which is not only advocating for the cause of direct participation by women in government, but also pushing to give them 50 per cent representation in panchayats and municipal bodies, the party claimed.

Farhan Akhtar teams up with Sennheiser to promote MARD

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 20:57

Leading microphones and headphones brand Sennheiser will popularise actor-singer Farhan Akhtar`s social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination).

Madhuri Dixit plans to educate Indian women

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:35

Madhuri Dixit, who speaks about women empowerment and fights for justice in her forthcoming film ‘Gulaab Gang’, also plans to educate women in India.

Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 state polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 17:05

At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process.

India contributes USD 1 million to UN women`s body

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 17:03

India has contributed million dollar to the United Nations to help global efforts to ensure gender equality and empowerment of women.

Want to play Rekha`s role from `Khoon Bhari Maang`: Sonakshi Sinha

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:33

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has made a mark for herself in Bollywood with movies like ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’, says she wants to play legendary actress Rekha`s role from her 1988-released film ‘Khoon Bhari Maang’.

Themes on women`s empowerment & against crimes against women

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:01

Women`s empowerment and crimes against women are the main themes of the pandals for the four-day extravaganza of the Durga Pujas beginning in the metropolis from Friday.

If I ever have a child, I wish it’s a girl, says Salman Khan

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 08:32

Salman Khan created awareness about the ‘Girl Child, Women Empowerment’ programme, and said if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl.

Sex education must be included in school syllabus: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:39

Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’s show - Ek Nari Aisi Bhi - this week discusses the decay in society and the plight of women with Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Kshama Sharma and Sanjoy Sachdev as guests.

Kolkata painting show portrays women empowerment

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 15:30

A collage of contemporary paintings exhibited here is celebrating the spirit of womanhood and women empowerment, in tune with the festive fervour heralding Durga puja.