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Maneka Gandhi


Maneka Gandhi lends support to shunted IAS couple

May 29, 2022 1:30 pm

The Centre had on Thursday transferred IAS couple Sanjeev Khirwar and Anu Dugga following media reports about the misuse of facilities at Thyagraj Stadium.

Provide blocking order, post-decisional hearing to satirical website owner: Delhi High Court to Centre

May 17, 2022 10:52 am

The website 'Dowry Calculator', as per the Centre’s reply in the case, was a “crude attempt” to glorify the menace of dowry and did not carry any disclaimer about its content being satirical.

Two sloth bears rescued from Bokaro after Maneka Gandhi's intervention

May 01, 2022 7:21 pm

Sloth bears are protected under Schedule-1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. This Schedule covers endangered species. Schedule-1 and part 2 of Schedule 2 provide absolute protection- offences under these are prescribed the highest penalties.

March 31, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Maneka Ousted

March 30, 2022 11:26 pm

Indira Gandhi personally asked Maneka Gandhi to “get out” of 1 Safdarjung Road immediately after Monday’s elections to the Rajya Sabha were over around 2 pm, Sanjay Gandhi’s widow told this newspaper.

March 28, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Indira vs Maneka

March 27, 2022 11:04 pm

Describing Lucknow convention in support of Sanjay Gandhi’s five-point programme as an “anti-party act” and especially against her, PM Indira Gandhi said it was sad that those who were supposed to have been close to Sanjay Gandhi wanted to destroy his image.

Maneka Gandhi urges govt to bring down LPG cylinder prices too

November 06, 2021 7:31 pm

Maneka Gandhi made the request to the Union government while touring her parliamentary constituency on a four-day visit.

Environment Ministry directs Chandigarh to halt bird aviary project until it gets approvals

September 03, 2021 3:19 am

In a letter sent to the Chief Wildlife Warden of Chandigarh by Sunil Sharma, Assistant Inspector General of Forest, he stated that the process be discontinued until necessary permissions have been taken.

Gujarat: Man held for ‘derogatory’ Facebook post about Maneka Gandhi

August 26, 2021 12:55 am

According to police, Palas Patel (27), a resident of Amraiwadi in Ahmedabad, was arrested by the Cyber Crime Cell Wednesday for posting a derogatory post against Gandhi, who is also the chairperson of People for Animal Welfare Trust, on Facebook.

Maneka Gandhi's remarks against vet show how poor a woman she is: BJP MLA Ajay Vishnoi

June 26, 2021 12:22 pm

Maneka Gandhi has been caught in a row with the Indian Veterinary Association (IVA) after purported audio clips of her abusive and threatening phone calls to three veterinarians were circulated on social media.

Maneka Gandhi under fire for ‘abusive, threatening calls’ to vets

June 24, 2021 7:45 am

Following a protest call by the IVA, veterinarians across the country observed a “black day” on Wednesday.


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

May 20, 2014 1:30 pm

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.”


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

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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

December 22, 2015 12:26 pm

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.