19 October 2020


Search Results for Tag : Women

Judgments

Trust has no right to discriminate entry of women into a public place of worship under guise of `managing affairs of religion'(26.08.2016)

In instant case, issue involved is relating to entry of women in sanctum sanctorum of Dargah in light of the constitutional provisions. By this PIL, f.....

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Bombay HC issues directions for construction of toilets(23.12.2015)

On a PIL regarding toilet facilities for ‘women walking on the streets’, the Bombay High Court ordered all municipal corporations to formulate compreh.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Cabinet approves MoU on Upgradation of the Women's Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar(04.10.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) betwe.....

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Providing Safety and Protection to Women Workers in Both Organised and Unorganised Sectors(25.07.2018)

The Government has provided protective measures especially to women workers in various labour laws like the Factories Act, 1948, the Mines Act, 1952, .....

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Panic Button becomes available to women with launch of ERSS and pan-India Emergency number 112(19.02.2019)

Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal also launched Rs. 78.86 crores announced to s.....

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News

Madras HC Upholds Act Relating to Security of Women and Children in Hostels(01.04.2019)

Madras High Court has upheld the provisions of TN Hostels and Homes for Women and Children (Regulation) Act, 2014, and the Rules framed there under in.....

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GOODS AND SERVICES TAX: Food Supplied during Social Event at Club Attracts 12% GST: AAR(01.04.2019)

Advance Ruling Authority, West Bengal has held that if the food is supplied by way of or as part of the services associated with organizing social eve.....

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Bombay HC Constitutes All-Women Committee to Avoid Sexual Exploitation of Minor Tribal Girls(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has issued a series of directions, after taking up a matter on urgent basis in view to protect hundreds of minor tribal girls and ha.....

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Madras High Court Tells State Government to Regularise Service of Women Sweepers Within Three Months(17.06.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the State government to regularise the services of a woman, who had put in 34 years of service as a sweeper, within thr.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(26.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 to ban the practice of triple talaq among Muslims and punish the g.....

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Parliament Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 five days after it got the nod from Lok Sabha. This comes nearly .....

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Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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House is Not Just a Women’s Job: Bombay High Court(18.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has batted for gender equality and asked why all household chores should only be done by women and also said it is high time men, to.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects Plea to Allow Women Entry to Religious Places(05.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a plea for allowing entry of women of all ages at temples, mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples and observed.....

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Employers Should be Considerate Towards Pregnant Women & Mothers: Delhi HC(14.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that women should be honoured and treated with dignity at workplace and asserted that employers should be sympathetic toward.....

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All Women Exempted from Paying Court Fees: Orissa HC(09.01.2019)

Orissa High Court has held that a woman, irrespective of her status and nationality, is exempted from payment of court fee in Odisha Courts.

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Bombay HC Releases Two Women Rescued from Prostitution Racket(07.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has released two women rescued from an alleged prostitution racket and ordered to be kept at a rehab centre for a year, saying that .....

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Supreme Court to Government: Do State Panel for Women Really Exist?(23.10.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre if State Commissions for Women (SCW) actually exist across the country, as it dealt with the issue of precarious condi.....

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SC Imposes Two Lakh Each Costs on 12 States & UTs for Lack of Concern For Women Welfare(07.12.2017)

Supreme Court has imposed a cost of two Lakh each to 12 States and Union Territories for not responding to the letters issued by Ministry of Women And.....

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Delhi HC To Police: Install CCTVs At Vulnerable Spots, Light Up All Dark Spots(14.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government and Delhi Police to ensure that CCTVs are installed at all vulnerable areas in the city within eight we.....

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Cannot Escape Petition On Inheritance By Muslim Women Just Because LCI Is Examining UCC: Delhi HC(15.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has refused to exempt the Centre from filing a counter-affidavit on a petition challenging the laws of succession so far as entitleme.....

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Madras High Court: Furnish Steps to End Crime Against Women(19.04.2018)

Madras High Court has directed state government to furnish the steps taken to prevent crimes against women.

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States Not Bothered About Welfare of Widows, Women: Supreme Court(03.05.2018)

Supreme Court has slapped fines on eight state governments and pulled them up for "not bothering" about the welfare of widows and destitute women by n.....

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Karnataka HC to State : Evolve Vision Plan to Prevent Trafficking of Women(14.01.2016)

Karnataka HC, while hearing a petition filed by 18-year-old girl from Jharkhand, who in 2014 complained about non-registration of a case against her e.....

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Madras High Court: Change ‘Women Protection' Laws to Prevent Misuse(19.08.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested to bring an amendment in ‘women protection’ laws so as to prevent its misuse and to safeguard the interest of the ‘inn.....

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Rajasthan High Court Seeks Data on FIRs Filed in Crimes Against Women(20.08.2019)

Rajasthan High Court has sought from district judges data on all FIRs registered on orders of courts related to crimes against women and Protection of.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response on Entry of Muslim Women into Mosques(25.10.2019)

Supreme Court has sought response of the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking entry of Muslim women in all mosques of the country. The Court.....

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Supreme Court: Change in Mindset Could Allow Women in Army Command Posts(06.02.2020)

Supreme Court has said that if there is a will and a change in mindset on the part of the Government, then women officers could be allocated command p.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Maternity Benefits to Women Pursuing Higher Education(18.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central Government and University Grants Commission in a plea seeking relaxation in attendance norms for wom.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects Plea Against Free Bus Rides for Women(03.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the Petitions challenging the Aam Aadmi Party’s Scheme to provide free bus travel to women on Delhi Transport Corporati.....

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SC Directs Navy to Grant Permanent Commission for Serving Women SSC Officers(17.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that serving women, Short Service Commission (SSC) Officers in Indian Navy were entitled to permanent commission at par with th.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt to Ensure Helpline Number for Assisting Pregnant Women(24.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Government to ensure that the helpline number which is proposed to be set up within two days, for assisting senior.....

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Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Six Women Accused of Pelting Stones on Policemen(30.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to six women who were alleged to have formed unlawful assembly during the ongoing lockdown period in Hubli distr.....

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Bombay HC Seeks MCGM's Reply in PIL Alleging Pregnant Women Denied Admission in Hospital(18.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to furnish details of maternity homes and clinics catering to the needs of .....

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Centre Issues Formal Sanction for Permanent Commission for Women Officers in Indian Army(24.07.2020)

Central Government has reportedly issued formal sanction letter for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in Indian Army.

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Allahabad HC Seeks Implementation of SC Order for Supply of Food to Children, Lactating Women(04.08.2020)

Allahabad High Court has sought an update from the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development regarding their policy for providing nutritional food t.....

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Gujarat HC: All Women Entitled to Compete for Posts Earmarked for General Category(03.09.2020)

Gujarat High Court has stated that all women, irrespective of whether they belong, or do not belong, to the reserved category are entitled to compete .....

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Gujarat HC Orders State to Furnish Details on Women Protection Homes(09.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has ordered the state authorities to furnish details regarding the functioning of the Women Protection Homes and the total amount o.....

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SC: Leaders, Army Not on Same Page on Women Permanent Commission(14.10.2020)

Supreme Court has said that there was a chasm between the thinking of top political leaders and the Army bureaucracy when it came to grant of permanen.....

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Bombay HC Calls for Safe Working Environment for Women(05.10.2016)

Bombay HC has held that any misconduct against women employees must be dealt with most sternly and asked organizations to draw up a list of "dos and d.....

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Supreme Court Says ‘Women Will Be Allowed to Enter Haji Ali Shrine within a Month’(24.10.2016)

Supreme Court has said that women will be allowed to enter Mumbai's iconic Haji Ali Dargah in a month, after Haji Ali Trust informed Court that access.....

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MP High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Appointment of Women Priest in Mahakal Temple(28.10.2016)

MP High court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation that sought appointment of women as priests in Ujjain's Mahakal Temple.

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SC Slams Centre for Failure to Check Cyber Crimes Against Women(22.11.2016)

Supreme Court has slammed Centre for not being “serious” in dealing with increasing number of cyber crimes related to sexual offences against women.

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply over Steps Taken for Safety of Overnight Women Travelers(06.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to reply stating steps it has taken for safety of women travelling at night.

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Uttarakhand High Court Directs State Government to Grant 180 Days Maternity Leave to Women Employees(16.12.2016)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed State Government to grant 180 days (six months) of maternity leave to women employees working on regular, contract.....

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Supreme Court Imposes Rs 86 Lakh Fine on Businesswomen for Failing to Return India(21.12.2016)

Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 86 lakh on a businesswoman, facing charges of cheating, forgery and criminal breach of trust, for failing to.....

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Kerala HC: Rules Restraining Women Employment in Liquor Shops ‘Unconstitutional’(21.12.2016)

Kerala High Court has permitted employment of women in foreign liquor retail shops terming as "unsustainable" and "violative of the Constitution" the .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report on Special Task Force on Women’s Safety from Lieutenant Governor(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Office of Lieutenant Governor to apprise it whether any special task force (STF) on women's safety was in place in National.....

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Delhi HC Orders 50% Salary Arrears Payment to Contractual Employees of DCW(23.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has ordered release of 50% salary arrears of contractual employees of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), that includes acid attack vic.....

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Delhi HC Directs DCW to Pay Salary Arrears to Staffs(19.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to pay 50 per cent salary arrears of 35 of its staffers and provide records of staff ap.....

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Hyderabad HC Directs State to Protect Muslim Women Offering Prayers At Mosque(20.01.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Police and Chittoor District Administration to provide protection to Muslim women who are offering prayers in mosque.....

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Bombay HC Disposes Plea Alleging Molestation of Tribal Women by Police(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a petition filed by an activist, which alleged that two tribal women from Chhattisgarh had been molested by Gadchiro.....

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Karnataka HC Expresses Concern Over Shortage of Women in Police Force(06.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court, while observing that number of women in State Police Force is not enough to deal with crimes against women, who constitute about.....

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Delhi HC: ‘Why Can’t Women Perform Puja in Temples?’(08.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked a priest “why a woman cannot perform puja and sewa at temples” when latter sought a judicial order restraining his two sist.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report on Measures Taken to Prevent Crime Against Women(03.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Centre and City Government to submit a comprehensive report on measures undertaken to prevent crime against women after 201.....

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Delhi HC: NCW Has No Adjudicatory, Advisory Powers(29.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has ruled that National Commission for Women (NCW) did not have any adjudicatory or advisory powers.

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Supreme Court: Woman Has Choice to Love or Not to Love a Person, Man Must Accept This Concept(24.04.2017)

Supreme Court, while maintaining that no one can force a woman to love someone as she has her own independent choice, has observed that "Why can't wom.....

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Delhi High Court To Police: Secure Each Woman to the Extent You Secure Us(10.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has urged police to "secure each woman to the extent you secure us (judges)", and said it was "willing to forsake" its own security f.....

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Delhi HC: Maintenance Under DV Act Cannot Be Denied Solely Because Grievance Arose in Second Marriage(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside a lower Court order, which had denied maintenance to the wife under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Delhi High Court: Why Women Prisoners Denied Benefits?(05.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought responses from Delhi government, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) and Director General of Prisons as to why women prisoners are b.....

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Bombay HC to Maharashtra Government: Decide on Proper Facilities for Kids Staying With Women Inmates(25.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to take a decision on making arrangements for proper upkeep of children staying in prisons a.....

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Supreme Court Restricts Womens' Right to Ancestral Property(02.11.2015)

Supreme Court while restricting right of women seeking equal share in ancestral property, has held that amended provisions of Hindu Succession (Amendm.....

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SC Raps Tripura High Court over Dismissing Woman's Plea to Clailm ‘Streedhan’(23.11.2015)

SC has rapped Tripura HC for dismissing plea of woman for 'streedhan' on ground that she lost right over it after judicial separation. The court said .....

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SC Stay on Delhi HC Order over Permanent Commission to Women Navy Officers(23.11.2015)

SC has stayed Delhi High Court order allowing women, serving as short service commission officers, to get permanent commission in the Indian Navy.

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SC Says Woman's Right over Property, Given in Lieu of Maintenance Is Absolute(24.11.2015)

Supreme Court has said that a woman's right over property, given in lieu of maintenance to be enjoyed during lifetime, cannot be taken away after deat.....

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Gujarat HC: High Court Can Quash Domestic Violence Act Complaints like FIRs(30.11.2015)

Gujarat HC has held that HC can quash complaint filed by women against their in-laws under Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 under .....

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Orissa HC Nods for Employment of Women in Bars, Hotels(04.12.2015)

Orissa HC has nod for employment of women for musical orchestra in bars and liquor-serving restaurants in State on condition that the bar and restaura.....

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Madras HC Orders Insurance Company to Implement Centre's Circular Regarding Women Employees’ Transfer(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Chairman of National Insurance Company to implement circular issued by Centre directing insurance companies to post/tran.....

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SC Declines Urgent Hearing to Stop Juvenile Convict’s Release in Dec 16 Gangrape Case(21.12.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected midnight move of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to stay release of juvenile offender December 16 Gangrape case by giving .....

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Madras High Court Junks Plea To Book All Who Project Women In Bad Taste(30.12.2015)

Madras High Court has junked petition seeking registration of FIR against all those who project women in bad taste in all mediums, including films.

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RBI Asks Banks to Extend loans to Women SHGs at 7 % Rate(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to provide loans up to Rs 3 lakh at 7 per cent interest rate to Women Self-Help Group (SHG) under the Nati.....

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Madras HC Adjourns PIL by 2 Months on Entry of Women to Temples(22.01.2016)

Madras High Court has adjourned by two months a PIL seeking to declare a rule of State HR & CE department preventing women from entering temples durin.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Government's View on Women's Entry in Haji Ali by February 9(04.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to give its opinion on a public interest litigation challenging decision of Haji Ali Trust to ban e.....

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Court Concerns over Women Being Blatantly Abusing and Misusing Laws Against the In-Laws(05.02.2016)

A trial court, while granting relief of possession of property to 70-year-old widowed woman who had accused her estranged daughter-in-law of illegally.....

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SC Observes, Economic Empowerment of Women is Need of The Hour(10.02.2016)

SC, while observing bi-directional relationship between economic development and women’s empowerment, has said that women have gradually shattered gla.....

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Bombay HC: Can't Bar Women from Entering Temples(31.03.2016)

Bombay High Court has said no rule should prevent women from entering temples. The Maharashtra Government has been asked to reply about its stand on w.....

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Delhi HC Pulls Up NCW for Exceeding its Jurisdiction(04.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has rapped National Commission for Women (NCW) for adopting procedures not sanctioned in law and exceeding its jurisdiction, while de.....

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Supreme Court: Tradition cannot Justify Ban on Women's Entry in Sabarimala(14.04.2016)

Supreme Court has observed that denying women the right to enter and pray in the historic Sabarimala temple in Kerala cannot be justified on the basis.....

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Danish Women Rape Case: Five Accused Held Guilty(07.06.2016)

Delhi court has held five persons guilty in the Danish woman gangrape case. Argument on the quantum of sentence will take place on 9th June, 2016.

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Madras HC: If Condition Demands, Women Can be Denied Certain Jobs(02.08.2016)

Madras HC has held that women can be denied employment if appointing authority is of view that local conditions in a place where they are to be posted.....

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Delhi Court: Domestic Violence Act Does Not Override Personal Laws(04.08.2016)

A Delhi Court, while observing that the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act does not override personal laws completely’, has reduce.....

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Top Story

Parliament Passes the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(30.07.2019)

Parliament passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, to ban practice of Triple Talaq. The bill is a historic step to prot.....

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Blast from the Past

Saving the Brahmachari from wonting the vamp(05.04.1991)

The ban on women entering the ‘Sabarimala’ faces agitation again, but favourable or un-, lifted or not, the outcome will point to the current leanings.....

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