Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), April 10
BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday took a dig at BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over Gujarat riots and said if such a person is voted to power “t...
April 8, 2014
Gender-diverse boards deliver higher returns on equity
New Delhi, April 3
The apex court today agreed to consider the plea for an open court hearing on curative petitions filed by gay rights activists against its verdict criminalising homosexuality. A Bench he...
March 27, 2014
There has been a big rise in the number of women taking up lead roles in marketing
Kanpur, March 25
Over around a year after the shocking Delhi gangrape case, Indian Ordinance factory on Tuesday launched a light-weight revolver “Nirbheek”, designed especially for women to defend themselves from...
Hyderabad, March 23
Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) opened its first branch in Andhra Pradesh here on Saturday. Speaking after the inauguration of the branch at Ameerpet here, Chairperson and Managing Dir...
Agartala, Mar 23
Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), the first all-woman bank, will open three more branches in the north-eastern region this week, official sources said today. These branches will be coming up in...
March 20, 2014
Views from Olive Crown Awards 2014
April 11, 2014
A recent edit-a-thon attempts to correct the online gender imbalance by creating Wiki entries for Indian women »
Washington, April 9
The percentage of US mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29 in 2012 — a six-point increase over 1999, a study published Tuesday shows.About two-thirds of the women who stayed h...
Chennai, April 4
Promoting women–friendly HR policies, flexible work schedules, fast track programmes and mentoring are steps to encourage more women to forge ahead in their careers. Out of the 1,456 companies listed on National Stock Exchange, only 490 have a woman Director on their board.
Sydney, April 2
Australia’s highest court recognised on Wednesday a third category of sex other than male or female. The case was brought by Norrie May-Welby, who identifies as neuter, and had fought fo...
New Delhi, March 26
Walking long distances to get water for her family was the biggest strain for Devti Baiga, a widowed tribal woman in her 60s, who lives in a village on the fringes of the Bandhavgarh National Park...
March 23, 2014
Rome, March 23 A 25-year-old nun from Sicily who has recently vowed judges on a TV talent show with her rendition of Alicia Key’s “No One” has become an international sensation, Italian media were...
Ghaziabad, March 23
She is the first candidate of her young party vying for victory in the Lok Sabha polls in Ghaziabad, but AAP member Shazia Ilmi is also only the third woman ever to have entered a parliamentary el...
March 21, 2014
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay on being an author who could not avoid writing about sex »
New Delhi, March 20
Some of the apparent challenges that women face in professional lives are similar to those faced by men, but the two real issues faced by the fairer sex are questions on their capabilities and wag...