Assembly polls: Public opinion in Delhi's Dwarka

As Assembly polls are approaching, let's decode the public opinion and know the issues ailing Delhi.

Restricting a woman's freedom is not the solution to end rape

Imagine the despair when every day the newspapers flash a horrific crime and/or report a rape of a woman. It is appalling to even admit that it happens in a civilised society such as India.

India fully committed to promotion of gender equality: LS Speaker

India said it is fully committed to the promotion of gender equality and utilising information technologies for the empowerment of women.

Farhan Akhtar appointed as first-ever male UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
Farhan Akhtar appointed as first-ever male UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

 Farhan Akhtar has been appointed as the first ever male Goodwill Ambassador by UN Women, it has been revealed.

B-Town welcomes SC ruling on women make-up artists

 Actors and filmmakers from the Hindi film industry have whole-heartedly welcomed the Supreme Court ruling Monday allowing women make-up artists and hairdressers to finally become members of professional associations.

When Ashton Kutcher shared Alia Bhatt’s video on Facebook!
When Ashton Kutcher shared Alia Bhatt’s video on Facebook!

Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt is thrilled and she has all the reasons to be on cloud nine! Hollywood hunk Ashton Kutcher shared the link to one of her videos on his Facebook page.

Change the world — empower girls

As International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2014, draws closer, we speak to girls who have been empowered by various organisations.

Seeta Kumari, 21, Educate Girls

Rahman launches new album 'Raunaq', dedicates it to Vogue Empower
Rahman launches new album 'Raunaq', dedicates it to Vogue Empower

Music maestro A.R. Rahman Monday launched his new album 'Raunaq' and said that he dedicates it to Vogue Empower, a social awareness initiative that draws attention to women's empowerment.

Hackers threaten to leak Emma Watson's nude snaps post feminism speech
Hackers threaten to leak Emma Watson's nude snaps post feminism speech

An unknown 4chan has claimed that Emma Watson was next on the hit list of celebrity nude picture scandal, and has started a website with the URL called emmayouarenext.com.

Modi's US trip: What do NRIs expect from him

Modi's US trip: What do NRIs expect from him.

DNA: The plight of village women who walk for miles to fetch water

It's a never ending job for Indian women who live in villages. Water sources are often far from the village and women walk for hours to fetch water daily.

Gujarat Police urges girls to stop wearing jeans, shorts

As per a report in a Hindi daily, the Porbandar Police has put up posters advising girls not to wear jeans and shorts.

Women`s participation in workforce is half of men: Govt

The participation of women in the workforce is less than half of men, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Our brand is about empowering women: Kardashians

Reality TV stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian have revealed that the idea behind their brand is to help women.

Empowering women using technology can be `game changer`: India

India has stressed that empowering women using technology can be a "game changer" if harnessed to its full potential and called for a need to bridge the digital divide between men and women.

Narendra Modi follows RSS ideology of not empowering women: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi claimed that second RSS chief MS Golvalkar was against giving voting rights to women, and Narendra Modi, whose ideology is similar to the Sangh, would not take up the issue of women empowerment if voted to power.

Modi talks of women empowerment, but harasses them in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that on one hand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi talks of women empowerment, and on the other, he taps their phones and stalks them with the help of the Gujarat Police.

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

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

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

Farhan Akhtar teams up with Sennheiser to promote MARD

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