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No forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year, says Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Ministry, Home Ministry are starting with CFSL in Chandigarh on improvement of forensic labs across country.

01 Jun 2018 8:07 PM

Maneka Gandhi seeks action against dowry calculator website

Maneka Gandhi wrote a letter in this regard to Ravi Shankar Prasad, saying website should be blocked as it promotes seeking dowry by men.

31 May 2018 8:18 AM

‘1 in 3 teens fears sexual assault in public places’

The study was conducted by an NGO, ‘Save the Children,’ to assess the perception of girls’ safety in public places.

16 May 2018 5:15 AM

‘Reduce food availability to check dog, monkey menace’

Maneka suggests that AIIMS to demarcate areas for eating.

26 Apr 2018 5:57 AM

Maneka Gandhi backs petition on male child sexual abuse

Gandhi, in a reply to the petition, said that a first-of-its-kind study on male survivors of child sexual abuse would be conducted.

26 Apr 2018 1:52 AM


Re-train cops to deal with sexual offences, writes Maneka Gandhi to state CMs

The letter also requires state governments to take action against police officers who obstruct investigation or collude with perpetrators.

19 Apr 2018 4:06 PM

Dalits 'cleanse' Ambedkar's statue after Maneka Gandhi pays tribute

The Dalit community claimed that Gandhi and other BJP leaders had 'polluted' the atmosphere by their presence.

15 Apr 2018 8:55 AM

Smriti Irani condemns victim shaming, alleges politicisation of rape cases

Earlier, Union min Maneka Gandhi in a video said she was 'deeply, deeply' disturbed by Kathua rape case.

13 Apr 2018 2:43 PM

'Deeply moved' Maneka Gandhi demands death penalty for child rape

Union minister Maneka Gandhi said her ministry would move a cabinet note on Monday to amend POCSO Act.

13 Apr 2018 10:58 AM

Is Hindu society ready for pre-nups?

Introducing the notion of pre-nuptial agreements will transform the sacramental Hindu marriage into a purely contractual obligation.

31 Mar 2018 12:22 AM


Stunning works of art up for a cause

Mica paintings are considered precious because they constitute a visual social history of 19th century life in India by Indians.

23 Mar 2018 12:29 AM

Make religious texts, moral science classes part of syllabus: Maneka Gandhi

Other suggestions made in the meet to ensure value-based education were, vegetarian mid-day meals and saying 'Jai Hind' for attendance.

11 Mar 2018 6:18 PM

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi abuses officer in Bareilly

In the video, an angered Maneka Gandhi was heard rebuking the official, 'You are getting fat like a 'ha****zaada''.

17 Feb 2018 10:34 AM

Abandon wife, lose properties: Govt crackdown on 'absconding' NRIs

The MEA has written to the ministries of law and home to consider the proposed amendments in the CrPC pertaining to court summons.

13 Feb 2018 12:16 PM

Women and Child Development Ministry mulls lifting time bar on reporting child sexual abuse

The ministry will pursue the matter with the MHA as it has been receiving 'several complaints of incidents that happened many yrs ago".

12 Feb 2018 7:00 PM


Centre, states to identify out-of-school kids

Maneka Gandhi suggested introduction of career counselling from Class 9.

16 Jan 2018 12:49 AM

I believe in the concept of karma, says Varun Gandhi

In a conversation with Varun Gandhi, the Sultanpur MP opens up about being an animal lover and his passions other than politics.

20 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

Maneka Gandhi launches 'SHe-box' online portal for sexual harassment complaints

The comprehensive online complaint system- 'SHe-box' will be hosted on the website of the Ministry Of Women and Child Development.

07 Nov 2017 7:22 PM

New norms for adopted children’s passports

Swaraj has also urged the child development ministry to thoroughly probe the slain girl’s adoption.

28 Oct 2017 1:14 AM

Sushma requests Maneka Gandhi to probe Sherin Mathews' adoption

Sherin went missing on October 7 and her body was found on Sunday from a culvert in suburban Dallas, Texas.

27 Oct 2017 7:51 PM