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India’s first Kurta Clad woman wrestler Kavita to fight at WWE

Allow us to introduce you to Kavita Devi, police officer and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion hailing from Haryana, who is as famous for her saffron kurta as she is for her fights. Her inspiration had been The Great Khali.

Minor went for abortion but gives birth

A 13-year-old Mumbai girl, who recently became the first in the country to get the go-ahead from the judiciary to terminate pregnancy at 32 weeks of gestation, delivered a baby boy at JJ Hospital on Friday. 

Big relief for aggrieved women contesting triple talaq cases pending in various courts, SC judgment renders invalid

The ramifications of the Supreme Court 's verdict on Tuesday declaring triple talaq as unconstitutional will have a bearing on all pending cases in different courts where Muslim women have challenged divorce given to them under "talaq-ebiddat (instant divorce)" and their marital status is likely to be restored.

64-yr old gives birth to baby boy

The Meenas, devastated and lonely after the sudden death of their 31-year-old son in 2015, didn't lose hope. The Delhi-based couple opted for in vitro fertilization (IVF) and Chameli Meena delivered a healthy baby boy in March this year, at age 64.

38-year-old Bulgarian delivers baby mid-air over Atlantic Ocean

It was an incredible moment for crew members and passengers of Lufthansa flight LH543, which took off from Colombian capital Bogota on July 25 with 191 passengers.

No arrest without ascertaining veracity of charges in dowry cases, says SC

Expressing concern over disgruntled wives misusing the anti-dowry law against their husbands and in-laws, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest or coercive action should be taken on such complaints without ascertaining the veracity of allegations.

Comedian Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF's Global Goodwill Ambassador

Indian-origin Canadian YouTube sensation, comedian and author, Lilly Singh was on Saturday appointed Unicef's Goodwill Ambassador at a special event here.

Drunken bridegroom returns without bride

The 'nagin (snake) dance' is quite popular at Indian weddings, but attempting it on the dance floor proved costly for a groom on Tuesday night. 

Taxing sanitary napkins is to tax women

My protest against the imposition of GST on pads is less about the increase in their cost than the need for a taxation regime to be self-reflexive as regards the blind promotion of gender norms. Indirect taxation regimes rely on distinctions between “essential” goods and “luxuries”. Aids to menstrual hygiene must be classified as essential. 

Women has extra sense to really read your mind by just looking at in your eyes

They can Can Know Your Thoughts By Just Looking In At Eyes, Say Scientists Women are more likely to have a `mind-reading' gene mutation that gives them the ability to read a person's thoughts and emotions by looking at his or her eyes, scientists have found.

Ten-year-old pregnant by stepfather to abort child under courtorders

A 10-year-old girl pregnant with the child of her rapist stepfather will undergo an abortion this week, doctors at the leading government hospital in this Haryana city said on Tuesday.

Woman barges with gun, stops ‘husband’ from marrying

The woman claimed she was the "lover" of the groom and they were "secretly" married at a temple.

Woman jailer suspended for exposing tribal women torture

A deputy jailer, posted at the central jail in Chhattisgarh’s capital city Raipur, was suspended on Saturday for a social media post alleging torture of a tribal women by the security forces in the state’s Maoist insurgency-hit Bastar region.

Woman divorces by uttering 'talaq' three times

Amreen Bano asserted that if men can divorce their wives by saying 'talaq' thrice, why can't women do the same?

Women now at the helm of four major High Courts

In the male-dominated world of higher judiciary, there is a silver lining — women now head the four major and oldest high courts in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. With the appointment of Indira Banerjee as chief justice of the Madras High Court on March 31, women created history by heading the four historical HCs.

MP first state to moot death penalty for rapists Maharashtra dance bar girls move Supreme Court challenging the constitutional Validity of ban on dancing Marriage offer cannot be used as inducement in every rape case: High Court Infantilization of women manifests itself in Punjab’s left too: Nikita Azad Excessive abdominal fat increases risk of breast cancer in Indian women Incest cases on the rise in India crime report states Malvika doesn’t have a class X certificate but makes it to prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mumbai HC struck down women’s entry into Haji Ali inner sanctum, trust to appeal verdict RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat exhorts young Hindu women to produce more children to raise the Hindu population Stick pushed into woman’s private parts forced to drink urine after sexual assault India’s first female bouncer amandeep’s news is going viral on social media Accused stalker stabs girl to death in full public view for not withdwing complaint Sex workers of Sonagachi to start drug awareness among their customers Delhi’s Ex-law Minister’s wife alleges torture charge against him to DCW HEALTH MINISTER JAYANI ADVOCATES JOINT FAMILY SYSTEM FOR A HEALTHY SOCIETY GoI allows 33 % reservations for women in Delhi police and other Union territories Smriti among ten Indians whom WEF accords title of Young Global Leader WOMEN ANAEMICS: India’s Eastern region has 72.12% anaemic women, overhaul 59 %: Study Women Cabbies: NDMC To Introduce Women Taxi Service In Delhi Crowd watches as father beats daughter in full public view We do not have the social and political will to root out crimes against women Editors Guild: Revoke ban on BBC film India’s Daughter Banning BBC Documentary 'Nirbhaya India's Daughter': Modi govt. is committing a mistake as did Congress after Dec 16 Queen Victoria set record for the longest-reigning monarch