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Maneka Gandhi lauds govt’s new rules on cattle slaughter

The women and child development minister said ailing and unhealthy cattle also reach the markets but the new rule will ensure that such things don’t happen

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BSF topper’s sister got militant threats, claims govt; family in Kashmir denies it

Nabeel, who hails from Latti, about 130 km from Udhampur, was the BSF entrance topper in 2016. The youth, now undergoing training as BSF Assistant Commandant, denied that militants had threatened him or his family, calling the claim a “complete hoax”.

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National Policy For Women: Ministries to look at policies through pink lens, says Maneka Gandhi

The National Policy for Women, 2017, after it is fine tuned by the GoM next week, would be sent to the Cabinet for approval.

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Nirbhaya gangrape verdict: Justice has been done, says Maneka Gandhi

Nirbhaya gangrape case: It was the “most brutal, barbaric and diabolical attack” on the victim, the Supreme Court said.

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Maternity (Amendment) Bill: Looks good on paper, but there’s more to it than what meets the eye

While India may be ahead of the United States (which gives its women employees 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave), our Maternity Bill leaves out a large section of women in the unorganized sector — and that’s a colossal setback.

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India will not ink Hague treaty on civil aspects of child abduction

The government’s view is contrary to the recommendations given by the Law Commission, which endorsed acceding to the Hague convention.

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India among lowest four countries in number of rapes: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi’s statement drew flak from lawyer Vrinda Grover who asked if she is “denying sexual violence is pervasive and widespread in India”.

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Maneka Gandhi on Kairana exodus: SP govt has no shame about deterioating law and order

Gandhi said there is neither development nor safety, adding the Samajwadi Party Government has no shame about the rising crimes in the state.

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Killing of Nilgai, wild boars: Not a long-term solution to human-animal conflict

In contrast, when animals are hunted, some will be shot several times causing tremendous pain, but many others escape with one gunshot or flesh wound, and die later slowly.

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Chai pe Charcha: Swamy’s advice to Javadekar to sort out differences with Maneka

Maneka Gandhi had a spat with the environment minister over killings of animals for scientific research

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Maneka Gandhi vs Prakash Javadekar over culling of animals

Maneka’s anger was directed at three notifications issued by the Environment Ministry in the last six months, each declaring a wild animal ‘vermin’, or pest, in a state for the period of one year. The ministry had, in December, declared blue bull, or nilgai, a vermin in Bihar.

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Javadekar’s reply to Maneka: Government culls animals for a reason

Defending the Centre, Javadekar stated that taking such a decision was not the Centre’s prerogative, adding the Environment Ministry acted as per the law.

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Maneka Gandhi vs Prakash Javadekar: Instances when she differed with party colleagues

Maneka Gandhi on Thursday criticised Environment Ministry for alleged ‘killing of animals’

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Maneka Gandhi questions Environment Ministry’s ‘lust to kill’ innocent animals

Maneka Gandhi said that the ministry was “writing letters to every state and allowing the killing of animals like elephants, wild boars and monkeys”.

India unveils first-ever comprehensive draft anti-human trafficking law

The draft bill aims to treat survivors as victims in need of assistance and protection rather than as criminals, and to unify existing anti-trafficking laws, prioritise survivors’ needs, and prevent victims such as those found in brothel raids from being arrested and jailed like traffickers.