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Karnataka to allow women to work in night shifts soon

Karnataka to allow women to work in night shifts soon

🕔13:09, 31.Dec 2019

Bengaluru, Dec 31  Karnataka is amending the law to allow women to work in night shifts in shops and commercial establishments across the state, an official said on Tuesday. “The state cabinet on Monday decided to introduce an amendment to

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Article 35A discriminated against women, Dalits: Government

Article 35A discriminated against women, Dalits: Government

🕔20:11, 5.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 5  Schedule Castes Valmikis from Punjab, West Pakistan refugees, Gorkhas and women living in Jammu and Kashmir for the past six decades were suffering as they were not treated as residents of the state, the government said

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Women can’t be treated as chattel: SC strikes down adultery law

Women can’t be treated as chattel: SC strikes down adultery law

🕔16:07, 27.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 27 In another landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised adultery after striking down a British era law, Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, terming it as unconstitutional, archaic and manifestly arbitrary, with one judge saying

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PNB to  Empower Girl Students and Women

PNB to Empower Girl Students and Women

🕔09:56, 23.Aug 2016

‘Punjab National Bank is going in a big way to empower girl students and women, the half of the world’s population,  by supporting them through their CSR activities named ‘PNB Ladli’ and ‘Women Skill Development Programme’-says Smt.  Usha Ananthsubramanian, Managing

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Boost development to enhance women’s role in preventing conflicts: India

Boost development to enhance women’s role in preventing conflicts: India

🕔11:28, 29.Mar 2016

United Nations, March 29  Drawing attention to the challenges posed by women’s under-representation in roles for preventing and ending conflicts, India has said that problem has to be met through broader development programs targeting women.“The issue of Women, Peace and

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Women on Wings targets 1 mn rural jobs by 2018

Women on Wings targets 1 mn rural jobs by 2018

🕔12:08, 11.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 11  A social enterprise, Women on Wings targets to create one million jobs for women in rural India by 2018, an official said Wednesday. Founder Ellen Tacoma told a roundtable meeting here: “Being economically independent is so

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