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‘Self-help groups repay loans while big shots flee country’: Nitish Kumar

Over 8 lakh SHGs have been formed in Bihar to help poor women in villages in carrying out their own small business, Nitish Kumar said.

07 Oct 2018 8:21 PM

CJI Misra: A fearless judge who fought for women empowerment

Justice Misra said young lawyers were assets having potential to develop the jurisprudence.

02 Oct 2018 5:46 AM

We need to focus on education: Shabana Azmi

In the city for an award ceremony, Shabana Azmi speaks about what women’s empowerment means to her.

02 Oct 2018 12:36 AM

Triple talaq ordinance huge step towards women empowerment: BJP

The Union cabinet cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence on Wednesday.

19 Sep 2018 3:24 PM

Time women call the shots

We are proud of our daughters going forward, but we forget to sensitise our sons to be able to cope with the new-age woman.

30 Jul 2018 12:04 AM


More women in government may reduce corruption

This research underscores the importance of women empowerment, their presence in leadership roles and their representation in government.

17 Jun 2018 12:54 PM

No miracle candidate will save US, says Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama, the former first lady, 54, was greeted like a rock star at a conference called United State of Women Summit at Los Angeles.

06 May 2018 6:42 PM

Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 raises over Rs 34.36cr

This re-affirms TMM as the single largest sporting platform for philantrophy in India.

13 Apr 2018 1:47 AM

This campaign encourages women to embrace their scars

The campaign recently held a swimwear photo shoot where women and children proudly showed off their scars.

26 Mar 2018 12:47 PM

Celebrating the brilliance of women through Swayam Siddha

Recipients of award included social activist Kanta Chakraborty along with performing artist and choreographer Tanusree Shankar among others.

23 Mar 2018 8:36 AM


Saudi social reforms send cultural shock, women face obstacles in path to empowerment

Average monthly salaries in pvt sector are close to 8,000 Saudi riyals for men and only 5,000 riyals for women, as per research firm Jadwa.

06 Mar 2018 2:25 PM

#MeToo makes its presence felt at 90th Academy Awards

Moment came when Ashley Judd, Sciorra and Salma Hayek came onstage to introduce montage celebrating diversity in cinematic storytelling.

05 Mar 2018 11:32 AM

Levelling the workplace playing field

Employers need to run bias-reduction programmes and develop policies that explicitly level the playing field.

04 Mar 2018 5:07 AM

Investing in Bihar goats to improve rural poor incomes

A women’s empowerment component has also been woven in and the money from goat rearing is expected to go directly to the women.

02 Mar 2018 12:55 AM

Indian parents did not want 21 mn girls, wanted boy instead: Economic Survey

For first time, document was printed in pink as it waded into problems of gender bias.

30 Jan 2018 10:32 AM


Modi lauds women achievers, says no upper limits for ‘Nari Shakti’

Modi also lauded the daredevil stunts performed by the BSF biker contingent comprising women participants during Republic Day parade.

28 Jan 2018 3:22 PM

Flexibility, continuous self-correction efforts hallmark of society: Modi

Addressing the 40th edition of 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme, Modi also said women are now moving ahead in all fields.

28 Jan 2018 12:37 PM

A walk for women empowerment

Srishti Bakshi gets nostalgic as she enters Hyderabad as part of her mission to cover 3800 kms on foot from Kanyakumari to Kashmir.

26 Nov 2017 12:16 AM

Ivanka the show-stopper

Businessmen from all over India are doing everything in their power to secure an invite, be seen and get a selfie with her!

18 Nov 2017 12:16 AM

Women’s empowerment: A long way to go in Ladakh

Women face discrimination when it comes to decision making and taking up entrepreneurship.

06 Nov 2017 4:12 AM