Human progress can't come with submission of women: UNHRC chief

 Human progress comes from self- expression, free exchanges of ideas and clang of argument, not from societies that impose submission on women, said the United Nations' human rights chief.

PM Modi's comment “despite being a woman” blown out of proportion?

The opposition has slammed PM Modi for his remark that his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina had resolved to fight terrorism with zero tolerance "despite being a woman." Is PM Modi's comment blown out of proportion?

PM Modi's comment “despite being a woman” blown out of proportion? Part-2

The opposition has slammed PM Modi for his remark that his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina had resolved to fight terrorism with zero tolerance "despite being a woman." Is PM Modi's comment blown out of proportion?

African Union summit to focus on women, development

The African Union (AU) opened its annual summit here on Sunday with focus on issues concerning women empowerment and the continent's long-term development.

Gogoi says Assam committed to empowering women

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said his government was committed to the empowerment of women in rural areas.

Badshah's new song 'Pinjra' on honour killings
Badshah's new song 'Pinjra' on honour killings

"Pinjra", a new song by rapper Badshah in collaboration with Dr.Zeus and Jasmine Sandlas for "MTV Spoken Word", revolves around the social evil of honour killings.

When men dressed as women claimed Mumbai streets at night
When men dressed as women claimed Mumbai streets at night

In order to bat for woman rights, a number of men participated in a campaign titled ‘Walk Like A Woman’.

Govt committed to empowerment of women: Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the Centre was committed to women empowerment and that steps taken by the Narendra Modi-led government such as "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign have evoked good response.

Empowerment is about evolving, not being a sexist: Kangana Ranaut
Empowerment is about evolving, not being a sexist: Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut says the video ‘My Choice’ must be appreciated for the effort towards promotion of women empowerment, but she is of the view that empowerment cannot happen by becoming sexists.

Murli Manohar Joshi flays Deepika Padukone's ‘My Choice’ video
Murli Manohar Joshi flays Deepika Padukone's ‘My Choice’ video

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday flayed Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone's video on women empowerment as "height of lack of consciousness".

Women empowerment is beyond short clothes, adultery

Ever since the video meant for creating awareness about “women empowerment”, featuring Deepika Padukone was published on YouTube, an avalanche of responses started pouring in on social media from all quarters - some hailed the makers and the actress for their “courageous” stance, while several ot

Is Deepika Padukone's 'My Choice' video the choice of all other women? Part-II

Deepika Padukone’s latest video on ‘women empowerment’ titled ‘My Choice’, directed by Homi Adajania received mixed response from viewers. Many applauded it for its “empowering” content, while many believed it was outrageous.

Is Deepika Padukone's 'My Choice' video the choice of all other women?

Deepika Padukone’s latest video on ‘women empowerment’ titled ‘My Choice’, directed by Homi Adajania received mixed response from viewers. Many applauded it for its “empowering” content, while many believed it was outrageous.

‘My Choice’ (Male Version): Answer to Deepika Padukone’s ‘My Choice’!
‘My Choice’ (Male Version): Answer to Deepika Padukone’s ‘My Choice’!

Deepika Padukone’s latest video on ‘women empowerment’ titled ‘My Choice’, directed by Homi Adajania received mixed response from viewers. Many applauded it for its “empowering” content, while many believed it was outrageous.

US working on projects to empower women in India

The US is working on a number of projects, including basic education, in India to empower women, a senior Obama administration official has said.

Farhan Akhtar performs at UN concert on women empowerment
Farhan Akhtar performs at UN concert on women empowerment

Indian actor-producer Farhan Akhtar performed at a star-studded event here organised by the UN's body on women empowerment where leaders made a clarion call to end gender inequality by the year 2030.

House of Lords speaker praises Modi's women empowerment agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday received praise from the speaker of Britain's House of Lords for his agenda on women empowerment.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Kiran Bedi addresses rally at Karkardooma

BJP Delhi CM Candidate Kiran Bedi addressed a rally at Karkardooma.

Obama talks about women empowerment, global warming at Siri Fort

US President Barack Obama talked about women empowerment, global warming, clean energy during his speech at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Now, all-women canteen at Jamia in Delhi

Jamia Millia Islamia has got its first all women-run canteen as part of the efforts of a self-help group towards women empowerment.