Maneka Gandhi

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Not a grown-up debate

The argument for sending juveniles to jail is based on flawed assumptions.


Not just daughters-in-law, Maneka says Domestic Violence Act must protect mothers-in-law too

The minister feels that the law should protect all women, regardless of their relationship with the oppressor.

No child’s play

Juvenile offenders are children gone wrong. Harsher punishment is no way to fix them.


Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults, says Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi said that if we bring them into the purview of the adult world, then it will scare them.


Toilets for women: Government to rope in PSUs

It is a priority area for NDA government, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has said.


Maneka wants Orissa to follow Gujarat model

Last month, Gujarat became the first state in the country to make such an announcement.

Delhi Confidential: Maneka’s fire woes

Maneka Gandhi could not attend office on the third floor of Shastri Bhawan on Monday morning as a fire on the sixth floor had led to problems in electricity supply.

Delhi Confidential: At it again

Prakash Javadekar has reportedly asked for ‘frank’ feedback about his officers from cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi.

Feelers in but NCPCR chief says won’t quit

Says can’t be removed because of govt change.


No phones, pens, this is the Minister’s office

Besides cellphones, a note pasted outside MoS, Agriculture, Sanjeev Balyan’s office even bans pens, apparently keeping in mind that “spy pens” are available easily now.


Maneka promises rape crisis centres in all dists by year-end

At the rape crisis centres, medical, legal, and police aid will be provided to women who are victims of rape and sexual assault.


Govt to ease adoption rules for PIOs, treat them as Indians

As per existing rules, only 20 per cent of children in need of adoption can be given to foreign families.


Maneka Gandhi attends religious function in maiden visit to Punjab post elections

Maneka had come to attend 7th barsi of Baba Nirmal Singh in this village.


Maneka Gandhi responds to Badaun gang-rape, govt to set up ‘rape crisis cell’

“If the girls’ family members want a CBI probe, I will recommend it,” said Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.

Soon, complaints redressal page on Facebook: Maneka

Later, she said the complaints page would be for grievances on issues like adoption, sexual offences and atrocities against women.