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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”.

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No formal proposal, sex determination test just an idea: Maneka Gandhi

“Minister WCD clarifies that there is no Cabinet proposal for tracking the sex of a foetus and that compulsory determination of foetal sex is an idea given by some stakeholders,” WCD ministry said on twitter.

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Make sex determination must, then track mothers: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

This PCPNDT Act is not under me, but with the health ministry. But till when will we keep arresting people.

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Temple access to women should be left on society: Maneka

Women’s outfits have been spearheading campaign against centuries-old ban on female devotees entering the sanctum sanctorum of Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra.

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Why India has a ‘low’ crime rate

While Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands display high numbers of criminal activity, India stands with Yemen and Lebanon in the lower zone.

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Explained: Mothers at work

Shalini Nair explains a proposed change in law that will help new mothers get 26 weeks of maternity leave but will touch only a fraction of working women.

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A win-win move

Longer maternity leave for working women in the private sector will be good for women — and company bottomlines.

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Govt to increase maternity leave in private sector to 26 weeks

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi Monday said the Ministry of Labour has agreed to increase maternity leave to six-and-a-half months.

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Harassment at workplace: Jaitley say no to Maneka request on disclosure of probe panels

In his letter, Jaitley objected to Maneka’s suggestion on the ground that industry representatives were against “enhanced disclosures under the Companies Act, 2013 and adding to these may not be desirable”.

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India major contributor to global warming: Maneka Gandhi

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Gandhi said, “It is a question of putting the blame always…the west did it. They may have done it 100 years ago. India is one of the main players in destroying the climate.”

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Delhi Confidential: Background Check

The journalist reportedly complained that she had received obscene photographs and letters when she registered on one such website, prompting the ministry to set up a panel.

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Ministry working on ‘Indian version’ of pre-nup agreement: Maneka Gandhi

Woman and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi told The Indian Express that the government is working on introducing the concept of a pre-nuptial agreement.

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Killing of cows has nothing to do with any religion, says Maneka Gandhi

Gandhi was in Pune for a fund-raising event organised by the PFA and the DSK Group to support animal welfare.

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