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‘Priyadarshini’ scheme closed, no work done on ground, says Maneka Gandhi

The idea behind the scheme, the minister said, was to train women to become self sufficient and start Self Help Groups, “but this did not happen.”

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Maneka Gandhi cites Sonia’s example on how to check corruption

Narrates incident when Cong chief stopped relative from using name to benefit self.

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‘Shaktiman’ was an officer on duty, arrest the person responsible for his death: Maneka Gandhi

The horse had lost its leg after it was brutally beaten during clashes between BJP protesters and the police on March 14.

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Criminalising marital rape: Will Maneka Gandhi be heard?

There is no dearth of expert opinion supporting Maneka Gandhi on criminalising marital rape, but successive governments have chosen the path of least resistance by simply ignoring them.

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Govt mulling criminalising marital rape

Earlier, the Home Ministry had sought the Law Commission’s opinion on the matter during the course of its comprehensive review of the criminal justice system.

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Maneka Gandhi writes to Naveen Patnaik on illegal detention of cow protection activist

In a strongly worded letter to Naveen, Gandhi alleged that animal welfare activist Tirtha Kumar Sahu in Rayagada district was arrested and tortured by the Rayagada district collector.

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Maneka Gandhi wanted two reporters on blacklist, Govt said no such rule

Reuters ran the ministry’s denial on October 20 while maintaining that it stood by the “fairness and accuracy of its story”.

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Marital rape: Maneka Gandhi says need data to make it criminal offence

Section 375 of IPC, which deals with rape, makes an exception for such instances within marriages. It holds that “sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under 15 years of age, is not rape”.

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Maneka Gandhi demands BJP MLA’s expulsion for attack on horse

A day after Uttarakhand BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi was booked for attacking a horse, Union Minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi today said she has written to the party demanding his expulsion.

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Marital rape: Can the govt shirk away from its responsibility by blaming poverty?

Marital rape: India shares the hall of shame with China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia that do not criminalise the act.

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‘Concept of marital rape can’t be applied in Indian context’: Maneka Gandhi

The government remains unconvinced about criminalising marital rape as Maneka Gandhi told Rajya Sabha on Thursday that a country like India is not ready for the change due to factors like poverty, illiteracy and religious beliefs.

Maneka Gandhi along with Mr. S. Ramadorai and Deena Mehta at the book launch of Sameer Kochhar "BSE-Journey of an Aspiring "during 40th Skoch Summit at International Conventional Hall of BSE. Mumbai. Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty. 11.06.2015. Mumbai.

Dear Maneka Gandhi, don’t let beti bachao become beti bhagao

Does India have the required infrastructure to effectively monitor millions of deliveries that happen in the country every year?

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IMA supports Maneka Gandhi’s suggestion on pre-natal sex determination

Maneka Gandhi’s suggestion that pre-natal sex determination test be made compulsory to check female foeticide evoked sharp reaction from the activists and the netizens.

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Sex determination: An old law, a new debate

On Monday, Maneka Gandhi said sex determination during pregnancy must be made compulsory, a statement she later said was only an “alternative view”.

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Sex determination test: Congress, Left flay Maneka Gandhi’s ‘outlandish’ idea

In a scathing attack, the Congress said that the Modi government was “determined to convert ‘save the girl child’ campaign into ‘banish the girl child’ movement”.