women empowerment

Invest in women as entrepreneurs, says Smriti Irani

Invest in women as entrepreneurs, says Smriti Irani

Irani further explained that the success of a nation is measured on the basis of the human development index and not only GDP. 

Nov 17, 2018, 00:08 AM IST
Subject of women empowerment very close to me: Anita Dongre

Subject of women empowerment very close to me: Anita Dongre

Srishti is the founder of Crossbow Miles, a social initiative that mobilizes communities to make the country safer for girls and women. 

Sep 05, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Women are judged more often than men: Swara Bhaskar

Women are judged more often than men: Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar believes that the status of women has changed in India, but said there is still a long way to go.

 

Aug 31, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi slams RSS, BJP 'ideology' of having no place for women

Rahul Gandhi slams RSS, BJP 'ideology' of having no place for women

Rahul said that the Congress has always welcomed women, unlike the RSS which has shut doors for women in the country forever.

Aug 07, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
NCW, Airbnb to create livelihood options for northeast's women

NCW, Airbnb to create livelihood options for northeast's women

10 women from Meghalaya, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh will be trained by Airbnb and provided with livelihood opportunities in tourism, hospitality and other skill-oriented initiatives.
 

Jun 11, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
Educating girls first step towards empowerment: Kareena Kapoor

Educating girls first step towards empowerment: Kareena Kapoor

Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan on Sunday said educating girls should be the first step towards empowering women.

May 13, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Women empowerment will happen when men change mindset: Arjun Kapoor

Women empowerment will happen when men change mindset: Arjun Kapoor

Arjun, who has been associated with the Girl Rising campaign, interacted with the media at 'Bend The Gender Awards' here on Wednesday.

 

May 10, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
I am a very spiritual person, says Priyanka Chopra

I am a very spiritual person, says Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra on Wednesday said that she was a very spiritual person, but stressed spirituality was a different personal experience for different individuals.

Apr 12, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Men need to understand the importance of empowering women: Priyanka Chopra

Men need to understand the importance of empowering women: Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra says women have the "superpower" to balance career with family and it is high time men understood that their aspirations are equally important.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
Women's Day 2018: Respect, empower women, say Bollywood celebs

Women's Day 2018: Respect, empower women, say Bollywood celebs

Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan and Madhuri Dixit-Nene not only expressed their love towards the "stronger sex", but urged everyone to respect and empower women.

Mar 08, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
'Laugh Renuka laugh': Shatrughan Sinha backs Renuka Chowdhury, says those opposing women`s empowerment would 'melt soon'

'Laugh Renuka laugh': Shatrughan Sinha backs Renuka Chowdhury, says those opposing women`s empowerment would 'melt soon'

On February 7, 2018, PM Modi had taken a dig at Renuka Chowdhury after she laughed loudly when he claimed that the Aadhaar idea was conceptualised during Vajpayee government.

Feb 13, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
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

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