The Union Women and Child Development Minister, who telephoned the senior (NRS) official this afternoon, also told that she would "ensure that the license of Hospital's Nursing wing" was cancelled unless the duo were suspended.
The woman, who hails from Bengaluru, Saturday claimed that her US-based husband gave her triple talaq through a text message. "He left me at my parents’ place, went back to US, divorced me through a message. I can’t reach my kids," she said.
Trafficking Bill must be referred to a Select Committee for a robust debate. Maneka Gandhi has clarified that “the Bill has been drafted after in-depth study and extensive consultation with a range of stakeholders over a period of three years”.
"We are waiting for the anti-trafficking bill to come. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill, and I am hoping that the Rajya Sabha will pass it," Maneka Gandhi told reporters when asked about her ministry's bills coming in the Winter Session.
The Indian Express spoke to women who have alleged sexual or mental harassment in AIR stations in Shahdol and Sagar in Madhya Pradesh, Obra in Uttar Pradesh, Kurukshetra in Haryana, and Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh.
The Women and Child Development Minister had slammed Mungantiwar over last week's killing of the "man-eater" tigress Avni in Yavatmal district, which she termed as a "ghastly murder and a straight case of crime".
New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on being asked about the Nirbhaya case said there should be a proper tweaking of the law to ensure that every person accused of sexual harassment is reported to the local police station. Moreover, she added that the media has zero tolerance for child abuse and streamlined efforts have been made by publishing a hand book and releasing a movie to educate children to differentiate between a good touch and a bad touch .On the development of women and children, she said her ministry is working on the refinement of Angadwadi schemes. Around 24 lakh women would be trained and receive incentives, including those who are working for 10 years, will be promoted .She stated that she has never heard of of women not being allowed in temples.