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Cong MLA gets an earful from Shinde’s niece, a name in Dharavi

Dharavi, spread across 240 hectares had been a Congress bastion for the most part of the past two decades.

‘They (BJP) sold dreams to people, those dreams are not coming true’

While Shewale had won 44 per cent of the total votes polled in Dharavi, Gaikwad was close on his heels with 42 per cent of the votes.


Gaikwad keen on deploying women officials at shelter homes

Minister for Women and Child Development Varsha Gaikwad is keen on having women superintendents deployed at all shelter homes in the city.

Gaikwad pitches in to find accommodation for 10 girls

The minister had on Monday said the state policy for women offered rights to women, and their background could not pose a hurdle in them wanting to reside at a particular place.

New women policy on March 8

CM Prithviraj Chavan will unveil a women policy draft on March 8.

Minister dmits massive anganwadi vacancies

Minister for Women and Child Welfare Varsha Gaikwad admitted in a written reply in Legislative Council Monday anganwadis were facing an acute staff crunch


State plans welfare body for transgenders

Formal education,dedicated libraries and sports facilities are some of the welfare activities that the Maharashtra government plans to undertake for the transgender community in the state.

Month after rape victims’ scheme,no sign of rehab board

The scheme aims to provide Rs t2 lakh to Rs 3 lakh to victims of rape,child abuse and acid attacks.

‘Many pvt firms yet to set up sexual harassment panels’

Minister for Women and Child Development Varsha Gaikwad on Sunday expressed concern over the fact that several private companies are yet to set up committees to deal with sexual harassment,as per the requirements of the Vishakha judgment of 1997.

Textile park to employ women in shelter homes

The proposal will be finalised by the Women and Child Development ministry that is working together with the Children’s Aid Society in this regard.