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Temple access to women should be left on society: Maneka

Women's outfits have been spearheading campaign against centuries-old ban on female devotees entering the sanctum sanctorum of Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra.

Health Ministry wants oxytocin details after Maneka letter

The Health Ministry has also formed an inter-ministerial committee to look into the issue of oxytocin misuse.


Delhi Confidential: Maneka’s fire woes

Maneka Gandhi could not attend office on the third floor of Shastri Bhawan on Monday morning as a fire on the sixth floor had led to problems in electricity supply.

Maneka promises rape crisis centres in all dists by year-end

At the rape crisis centres, medical, legal, and police aid will be provided to women who are victims of rape and sexual assault.

Minister orders probe into rape of teenage girl

She was allegedly raped by driver in Chandan Nagar

Adoption agencies directed to display CARA norms in offices

Women and Child Development Minister Varsha Gaikwad directed the department to conduct regular checks at the adoption centres in the state including nine in the city and report any kind of irregularities.


‘Neighbouring states pulling down Delhi sex ratio’

Women and Child Development minister Kiran Walia on Monday said poor health facilities in neighbouring states are partly to be blamed for denting Delhi’s sex ratio.