In red by pool side, 7-course meal spread out, women officers celebrate SC 'victory'
As they embraced fellow officers who had been involved in the fight for permanent commission in the Army -- their ranks swelling from 11 women who had initially moved the Delhi high court in 2010 to 70 eventually -- they asked for the volume of the music to be turned up. After a while a cake suddenly appeared. It was adorned in olive green.
ET Women's Forum: Why India needs to hear the voice of half a billion
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Cabinet okays Bill to regulate Rs 3,000 crore fertility industry
The bill proposes a fine of up to Rs 10 lakh for anyone indulging in sale of...
BJP government disrespected women by arguing they don't deserve command posts in Army: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Twitter said, "The government disrespected every Indian woman, by arguing in the SC that women Army officers didn't deserve command posts or permanent service because they were inferior to men." He also lauded the women for at standing up and proving the government wrong.
Denying women command posts will perpetuate discrimination: Women officers to SC
The Centre’s contentions are contrary to the records and statistics which show women officers have worked shoulder to shoulder with their male colleagues and performed extremely well- both in peace locations as well as hostile zones.
Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi interacts with anti-CAA women protesters in Azamgarh
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met and interacted with protesters holding demonstration against Citizenship Amendment Act ...
BJP getting befitting reply for torturing students, women in Delhi: Mamata Banerjee
"The BJP tortured students and women in Delhi. The party got a befitting reply in Delhi assembly polls. It will face similar results in 2021 assembly polls in Bengal. Only development initiatives will click (with people), CAA, NRC and NPR will be rejected," she said at a rally in Bankura.
Mumbai, Kolkata see highest women, child trafficking cases: NCRB study
Mumbai, followed by Delhi, was among the most populated metros with a population of 18,394,912 and 16,349,831 respectively. Kolkata had 14,035,959, as per the 2011 Census. According to the NCRB study, the common causes of trafficking were forced marriages, child labour, domestic help and sexual exploitation, among others.
Confinement expenses hiked for pregnant women who can't avail maternity services of ESIC dispensaries
“Keeping in view the rise in the cost of living index resulting increase in expenditure related to confinement, existing amount of confinement expenses has been increased from Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,500,” ESIC said.
Holy matrimony: Large number of men & women believe celebrating Valentine’s Day helps strengthen marital bonds
V-Day is not just about celebrating new relationships.
Barrier no more! Women making a mark in male-dominated logistics sector; better training modules, female-friendly rest-stops needed
Various Indian companies are making an effort to hire more women in blue-collared jobs.
The push to appoint women directors has brought diversity to an all-boys’ club
Regulatory push has made it mandatory for companies to have at least one independent woman director on boards. While most of the top 1,000 listed companies have complied with the directive from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), boards still have a long way to go before they become more inclusive.
Panel to review age of marriage for women
A task force will review the minimum age of marriage for women, study its implications on maternal health and submit its recommendations within six months.
Women’s T20I tri-series: The pleasure & pain of being an Indian fan
At the end of the 14th over, India needed 45 runs in the last six overs to lock in only their second-ever series win in Australia. There were two set batters at the crease: Smriti Mandhana in red hot form, batting on 62 off 35, and the captain and designated finisher Harmanpreet Kaur well set.
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