User: ssurekha Topic: Women in Media
Category: Women in Media
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 23:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Karnataka childcare workers call off stir over wage hike 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
About 10,000 childcare workers (Anganwadis) and their helpers in Karnataka called off their four-day agitation on Thursday after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah assured them of a wage hike soon.
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India Today's Kalli Purie honoured with one of India's most powerful women in media title 23.3.2017 India Today| Must Read
Purie was listed the fifth most powerful woman in the list of 50 at the sixth edition of Impact magazine's prestigious awards.
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Indian-American filmmaker joins Women in Film as director 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indian-American filmmaker Nisha Ganatra has been named as one of the four new directors of popular NGO Women In Film. The organisation is dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women and encouraging creative projects by them in all mediums of media.
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TVF's Arunabh Kumar to record his statement in sexual harassment case in the next 6 days 23.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The wait is on for The Viral Fever's (TVF) head, Arunabh Kumar who was accused of several sexual harassment claims by at least nine women on social media, to record his statement at the MIDC Police Station in Andheri, Mumbai. This comes after a third-party complaint filed by Supreme Court lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui on March 16. The tainted boss who has said he is open to an investigation, is expected to record his statement in the next six days. A TVF spokesperson told Mumbai Mirror, "We have also set up an internal inquiry committee and will follow all proceedings as per law." The spokesperson confirmed that the anonymous blog post by the victim who calls herself as The Indian Fowler on New York-based open site Medium had been taken down on grounds of "violation of policy." In the meanwhile, the police are trying to contact the various victims, out of which five are anonymous, via social media and women's development cells. Till now, nobody has come forward to lodge a complaint. Senior PI Shailesh Pasalwar ...
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Support pours in for woman journalist being harassed by TN sand mining mafia 21.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Students, IT professionals and activists have pledged to stand by independent journalist Sandhya Ravishankar who is under attack for writing a series of articles on alleged illegal beach sand mining by V V Minerals belonging to Tirunelveli-based mining baron S Vaikundarajan.
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Women’s panel receives plaint on ‘regressive’ Bangla TV soaps 19.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
Independent senior woman journalists have written to the West Bengal Women’s Commission, expressing shock at the regressive content of serials aired during evening prime time on Bengali entertainment channels.
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Goa women's group docks RGV over Sunny Leone tweet 9.3.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
A women's group here on Thursday filed a complaint against filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma with the Goa State Women's Commission, accusing him of making derogatory statements against women on social media.
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Randeep Hooda: I should have been more careful 9.3.2017 Rediff: News
'It's absolutely a crime.'
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President, PM call for gender equality on Women's Day (Roundup) 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for gender equality and equal opportunities for women as International Women's Day was celebrated across India on Wednesday.
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Bengal marks Women's Day with silent rally, awards 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Reinforcing the message of "Be Bold For Change", a group of college students here marked International Women's Day by participating in a silent rally while women working in farming and handicrafts sector were recognised for their contributions on Wednesday.
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Sports Minister to form panel to resolve grievances of women sports persons 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday announced that a high level committee will be constituted to address the grievances and complaints of women sports persons under the chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Sports).
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Unfollow those who threaten women, Kejriwal urges Modi 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unfollow those who threaten and abuse women on social media.
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‘Rural women still have no connection with newspapers’ 8.3.2017 Hindu: News
Less than 50% female literacy reported in North Karnataka
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Twitter pays ode to women with special emoji 7.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
To celebrate International Women's Day, Twitter is enabling users across India to spotlight the women who inspire them with the hashtags #SheInspiresMe or #SheLeadsIndia, which will trigger a #WomensDay emoji, it said on Tuesday.
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Media should play role informing women about their rights: Naidu 6.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday urged media to play its role in informing women about their rights, saying women empowerment, emancipation and equality were critical factors in nations development.
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Women's rights group seeks probe into Bhangar 'police atrocities' 6.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A women's rights group on Monday demanded that the West Bengal government immediately probe alleged police atrocities in Bhangar and withdraw fake charges against leaders of an ongoing movement opposed to the setting up of a power grid in the area.
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Ramjas: HC declines urgent hearing on plea against cops 4.3.2017 Hindu: News
Female students, scribes assaulted on Feb. 22, says petition
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Empowering Indian women will add millions of businesses, jobs: Facebook 1.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As four out of five women in India wish to become entrepreneurs, the country is missing out on a potential 15.5 million new businesses and 64 million additional jobs by not addressing the challenges facing such women, a new Facebook study said on Wednesday.
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We beat teachers too: Full text of of an ABVP footsoldier's confession 28.2.2017 News
A glimpse into the mind of those who assaulted students at Ramjas College
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The world according to women 24.2.2017 Hindu: Home
A cabaret dancer-turned-director is imprisoned, a murdered blogger’s wife speaks out—the IAWRT film festival celebrates them all
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