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Kolkata puppy killings: Maneka Gandhi tells NRS College to suspend 2 students

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.

Bengaluru woman gets triple talaq through text, Maneka Gandhi steps in

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.


MPs should visit child care centres, do spot checks: Maneka Gandhi

Gandhi advised that MPs should ask MLAs for their support to check such centres instead of waiting for the district collector or district magistrate to check.

Good intentions aren’t enough

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”.

Hope Rajya Sabha will pass anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi

"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.

#MeToo hits All India Radio stations, Maneka calls for probe

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.


New Delhi: Adoption drive helps abandoned dogs find homes

Organised by Select Citywalk, in association with Delhi-based NGO 'People for Animals', the two-day event saw "close to 25 dogs" from Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre.

Inside Track: Ensuring a view of Mr Modi

Maneka Gandhi’s frontal and public Twitter attack on Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, over the killing of man-eater tigress Avni in Yavatmal, has angered some high-ups in the BJP.

Delhi Confidential: Organic Promotion

The minister bought much of her Diwali gifts from the organic festival, and many ministry officials faithfully followed suit.

Tigress row: Mungantiwar seeks Maneka Gandhi's resignation over death of children due to malnutrition

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".

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Maneka Gandhi launches Akshay Kumar's It's Entertainment trailer

At the launch Maneka Gandhi said, “I think it is an apt film for me to launch, since it reaffirms people's love for dogs.”

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There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more:

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.


Maneka Gandhi on Juveniles

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.