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Maneka Gandhi


Why we need to remember the civilised Rama, and not the angry one

October 28, 2019 10:51 am

Rama is eulogised as Maryada Purushottama, the supremely civilised being, by the poet, for constructing the Rama rajya. Sita, his loving wife, on the other hand, personifies nature.

Delhi confidential: Right Rights

August 31, 2019 1:02 am

Outgoing BSF D-G Rajnikant Mishra has set a precedent of austere conduct in office and it has created such a buzz that his contemporaries, and even his successor, may be under pressure to follow.

Cotton saree I'm wearing was woven by Pt Nehru in jail: Maneka Gandhi shares old picture from son's wedding

July 23, 2019 8:35 am

Maneka Gandhi has shared an old picture of her son Varun Gandhi and Yamini Roy's wedding, mentioning that she was wearing a 70-year-old cotton sari that was woven by Pt Nehru in jail.

Maneka Gandhi's 'There’s a Monster under my Bed!' shortlisted for Jarul Picture Book Awards

July 09, 2019 3:50 pm

Maneka Gandhi's children’s book, 'There’s a Monster under my Bed!' encapsulates some of the most common fears children, within the age group of three to six years, face.

Modi Cabinet: Sushma Swaraj, Uma Bharti, Maneka Gandhi, Rajyavardhan Rathore among 37 out

May 31, 2019 7:06 am

Nearly two out of three ministers of MoS rank in the last Union Cabinet have been dropped this time.

Few believe that PM Modi used the term 'Khan Market Gang' as it would resonate more with voters than 'Lutyens elite'

May 19, 2019 10:16 am

. The shopkeepers in Khan Market are, however, most upset over its sudden prominence. They fear that the civic authorities could come down heavily on them for unauthorised and unsafe renovations.

Uttar Pradesh: Akhilesh, Maneka among bigwigs in crucial phase 6

May 12, 2019 5:09 am

In 2014, out of the 14, the BJP had won 12, while its ally Apna Dal and the Samajwadi Party (SP) had won one seat each - Pratapgarh and Azamgarh, respectively. Out of the 14 seats, the BSP is contesting 11, while the SP is contesting 3 on behalf of the gathbandhan.

Slain officer’s wife skews alliance chances of OBC votes against Maneka Gandhi

May 11, 2019 2:15 am

While the alliance hopes Singh will give a direct fight to Maneka, consolidating votes of both upper castes, especially Thakurs, and OBC, Dalit and Mulsim communities, Kamla’s entry has disturbed the equations.

Electioneering ends for 14 UP seats; Akhilesh Yadav, Maneka Gandhi among candidates

May 10, 2019 7:48 pm

For the BJP, campaigning peaked on Thursday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed three back-to-back rallies in Azamgarh, Jaunpur and Allahabad. The same day, party president Amit Shah made his presence felt at four other meetings.

Feel bad when they say won't vote for lotus: Maneka Gandhi on her remarks on Muslims

May 08, 2019 9:29 pm

Maneka said she had only stressed that while working she never gives any importance to caste and religion but feels bad when people say that they will not vote for her as they do not want to vote for "lotus".


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

August 17, 2018 2:52 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

May 19, 2018 9:35 am

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.