Over 3,768 petitions received from Indian women abroad against NRI husbands

In 2017, the missions received 1,186 complaints.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

Use Aadhaar to stop abuse, abandonment of wives by NRI husbands: Govt panel

Move aims at protecting rights of deserted women by NRI husbands or become victims of domestic violence, dowry harassment abroad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Make Aadhaar mandatory for NRI marriages: Expert panel to MEA

This move aims at protecting rights of deserted women by NRI husbands or become victims of domestic violence, dowry harrasment abroad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Indian women break tradition of silence, call husbands by their name

Unable to call husbands' names out is a practice a woman has dutifully upheld unquestioningly.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 18th, 2017

Job loss fears: Indian IT firms received 37% less H1-B visas in 2016

Companies experienced a drop of 5,436 approved petitions (37 percent) in 2016.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 6th, 2017

Survey: Only 5% Indian women have sole control over choosing their husbands

Overall, 73% of the women surveyed reported their parents or relatives alone chose their husbands.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 12th, 2017

Threat of Far-Right Terrorism Is Being Ignored by the Media, Analysts Suggest

Three men from central Illinois were arrested this week for targeting a mosque and women's health clinic, but the story received little attention......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek4 hr. 48 min. ago

Kellyanne Conway to Hillary Clinton: ‘Stop Pretending You’re A Feminist’ After Losing to Trump

“The idea that I, or other women like me have to ask our husbands how to vote, it’s really a joke," Kellyanne Conway said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 15th, 2018

3 in 4 Indian women don"t work. Can Skill India, job guarantee change this?

Female labour force participation rate in India has fallen from 36% in 2005-06 to 24% in 2015-16, as per Economic Survey 2017-18.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 11th, 2018

Book review: The sense of a woman through Deepa Narayan"s "Chup"

Chup: Breaking the Silence About India's Women explores the ways in which Indian society reinforces the negative views women harbour about themselves. An exclusive excerpt.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 9th, 2018

Indian women"s hockey team notches 3-1 win over higher-ranked South Korea

Two goals in the first quarter by Gurjit Kaur (2') and Deepika (14') put India in a commanding position.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 9th, 2018

International Women"s Day 2018: How 5 richest Indian women made their money

Savitri Jindal is the richest Indian woman and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the wealthiest female entrepreneur of the country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 8th, 2018

Pay gap ensures women cricketers don"t receive support men take for granted

On this Women's Day, the incomplete tale of Hamida Banu's life and Dutee Chand's continuing struggle should motivate us to recover, cherish and protect the histories of women in Indian sport......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 8th, 2018

Indian Angel Network takes international route for better returns

Indian Angel Network channelled 20% of its funding into companies abroad (mostly US and UK-based firms) in the past two years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

Indian women earn 20% less than men; wage gap rises with experience: Report

While men with 0-2 years of experience earned 7.8% higher median wages than women, men with 6-10 years of experience earned 15.3% more.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

To Help Women Advance, Their Trailing Spouses Get Job-Hunting Aid

More female executives are moving ahead in their careers through geographic moves, more employers are helping their accompanying husbands find work......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 7th, 2018

Eight Indian women in Forbes billionaires list 2018; Savitri Jindal richest

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the second richest Indian woman.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

ISB notches 26th spot in FT"s top 50 MBA Programmes for Women Ranking 2018

Ahead of the International Women's Day on March 8, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked at 26th global position in Financial Times (FT) inaugural Top 50 MBA Programmes for Women Ranking 2018. With the debut, I.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 6th, 2018

Ladies, feeling unsafe? Here are four gadgets and apps that empower women

Amid concerns over women safety and some Indian cities like Delhi often being labelled as unsafe for women, it is imperative that we look at the few technologies that are proving a blessing for women.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 5th, 2018

Indian police say gold bribes given in $2 billion bank fraud case

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An official of India's Punjab National Bank received gold and diamond jewelry from a billionaire jeweler accused of being involved in a $2 billion bank fraud, the federal police told a court on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 3rd, 2018

India women beat South Africa women by 54 runs, clinch T20 series 3-1

Seasoned Mithali Raj scored 62 off 50 balls while teenager Jemimah Rodrigues smashed 44 off 34 balls as Indian women scored a competitive 166 for 4 in 20 overs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 24th, 2018