women empowerment

Rahul Gandhi accuses RSS of being gender-biased, wants more women CMs

Rahul Gandhi accuses RSS of being gender-biased, wants more women CMs

Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress President from his mother Sonia Gandhi and told women members of Congress that he wants a more active role from them in transforming the political party.

Dec 13, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
'Stitching' the path to success: How women in Bharatpur are breaking barriers

'Stitching' the path to success: How women in Bharatpur are breaking barriers

The consignments that these women make are supplied to Srishti and Fabindia and are exported to Spain, Dubai and Japan too.

Dec 10, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Pakistan fourth in worst countries for women, India only marginally better

Pakistan fourth in worst countries for women, India only marginally better

Several African countries fare better than countries of the sub-continent in the list which ranks 153 countries in the Women, Peace and Security Index.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
'Goddess' handled ministries in ancient India, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

'Goddess' handled ministries in ancient India, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that in ancient India ministries were operated by 'devis'.

Sep 22, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi asks G20 nations to encourage manpower mobility

PM Narendra Modi asks G20 nations to encourage manpower mobility

At the end of the session, he also asked the G20 nations to create a strong partnership for skilling, including exchange of best practices. 

Jul 08, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Ministry of Home Affairs starts process of recruiting more women in paramilitary

Women empowerment and safety have been a priority of the government and the move was part of this initiative, the official said.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi in Netherlands: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday on a day-long visit. 

Jun 27, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Feminism is not isolating women: Kalki Koechlin

Feminism is not isolating women: Kalki Koechlin

Actress Kalki Koechlin says it is a wrong perception that feminism and empowerment are isolating women from the world.

May 21, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Feminism not about male bashing: Alia Bhatt

Feminism not about male bashing: Alia Bhatt

The actress says feminism does not demand "special" treatment for women.

Mar 08, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Neeti Mohan to collaborate with UN for women empowerment

Neeti Mohan to collaborate with UN for women empowerment

This is a collective fight by the music community to make a social statement and end human trafficking.

Feb 02, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Real empowerment of women possible only through education: President Pranab Mukherjee

Real empowerment of women possible only through education: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said real empowerment of women would be possible only through education, encouragement of economic self-dependence and provision of opportunities.

Dec 24, 2016, 19:54 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan, urges women to stop compromising

Amitabh Bachchan, urges women to stop compromising

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has collaborated with Culture Machine's digital channel Blush along with Vivel to create a video titled "Ab Samjhauta Nahin", which inspires women to say no to a life full of compromise.

Sep 14, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

Struggles never end in life, says Quantico star Priyanka Chopra

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra feels that instead of feeling jealous of each other women support women.

Jul 26, 2016, 11:18 AM IST
Spice Girls inspired video talks about women empowerment, Victoria Beckham supports campaign

Spice Girls inspired video talks about women empowerment, Victoria Beckham supports campaign

Hollywood band- Spice Girls' 1996 pop anthem 'Wannabe' has been a super hit with generations together.

Jul 06, 2016, 18:00 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
On International Women's Day, PM Narendra Modi salutes 'Nari Shakti'

On International Women's Day, PM Narendra Modi salutes 'Nari Shakti'

The PM further noted, in a series of tweets this morning, how his government has launched plans and policies for “women-led development”.

Mar 08, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Amazon launches ''women only'' delivery station

Amazon launches ''women only'' delivery station

Aimed at empowering women and transforming their lives, India`s leading online marketplace Amazon India on Thursday announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind `women only` delivery station.

Mar 03, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
'Secular' most misused word in Indian politics: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

'Secular' most misused word in Indian politics: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister and Deputy Leader of the BJP in Lok Sabha Rajnath Singh on Thursday said Dr. Ambedkar, the principle architect of the Constitution didn't find it necessary to insert 'Socialist' and 'Secular' words in the Preamble as he felt it's already in our basic nature adding that secular is the most misused word in Indian politics.

Nov 26, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Women need to believe in their own self and strength

This Week Dr. Subhash Chandra Show was conducted at Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Patna in Bihar with an all Women Audience from Patna’s Magadh Mahila College.

Oct 10, 2015, 23:02 PM IST