`Indira Gandhi wanted Maneka to help her in politics, Sonia ruled in household affairs`

`Indira Gandhi wanted Maneka to help her in politics, Sonia ruled in household affairs`

Within a couple of years of the death of Sanjay Gandhi, Maneka Gandhi had to leave Indira Gandhi's house under rather trying circumstances.

All Indian cell phones to have panic buttons from Jan 1

Come January 1, 2017. Every mobile phone in India will be fitted with a panic button that can be used by women in danger, Minister for Child and Women Development Maneka Gandhi said today.

OMG! 25,000 women died due to dowry in last two years, says govt

OMG! 25,000 women died due to dowry in last two years, says govt

Around 25,000 women were either killed or committed suicide due to dowry harassment by their in-laws between 2012 and 2014, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Panic button in mobile phones will be a game changer on women's security: Maneka Gandhi

Panic button in mobile phones will be a game changer on women's security: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes that the government's decision to make it mandatory for the cell phone manufacturers to sell mobile phones with an additional feature – panic button – will be a game changer in dealing with issues like women's security.

Declare ''parental alienation'' a crime: Child Rights activist

 The central government should declare "parental alienation" a crime and make shared parenting mandatory in order to protect the rights of the children, an activist said on Sunday.

Shaktiman dies: BJP MLA Joshi offers his leg, likely to be arrested again

Shaktiman dies: BJP MLA Joshi offers his leg, likely to be arrested again

Police horse `Shaktiman`, which suffered multiple fractures on its hind leg during a Bharatiya Janata Party protest here triggering widespread outrage, died on Wednesday, days after it got a prosthetic limb.

'Police officer' Shaktiman dies; Maneka Gandhi says culprits should be arrested

'Police officer' Shaktiman dies; Maneka Gandhi says culprits should be arrested

Reacting to police horse Shaktiman's death, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that the culprits should be arrested for killing a police officer.

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao': Significant rise in sex ratio at birth, says Maneka Gandhi

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao': Significant rise in sex ratio at birth, says Maneka Gandhi

There is an increasing trend in Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) in 49 districts where the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao programme' has been implemented, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said here on Tuesday.

Soon, panic button in cell phones for women's safety

Soon, panic button in cell phones for women's safety

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In a move to tackle women safety issues better, the government is considering introduction of a panic button in cell phones from January 1, 2017.

Congress criticises Maneka Gandhi for making 'insensitive' marital rape remark

Congress criticises Maneka Gandhi for making 'insensitive' marital rape remark

The Congress Party on Saturday criticised Woman and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi for making an `insensitive` statement on marital rape, saying that it is high time that the country looks into new laws to protect women.

Why Shaktiman the horse is neighing for a saner world!

BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi is alleged to have brutally beaten up ‘Shaktiman’, so much so that terrified creature needed to be operated upon.

Maneka Gandhi demands BJP MLA's expulsion for attack on horse

Maneka Gandhi demands BJP MLA's expulsion for attack on horse

A day after Uttarakhand BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi was booked for attacking a horse, Union Minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said she has written to the party demanding his expulsion.

Watch: I have more Sikh ministers than PM Modi, says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Watch: I have more Sikh ministers than PM Modi, says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that he has more Sikh ministers in his cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. 

No intention to criminalise marital rape: Govt

No intention to criminalise marital rape: Govt

The Union government has said that it has no intention to criminalise marital rape in India.

President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate conference on women legislators' role

The conference will be addressed by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

National Commission for Women team visits Murthal

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Haryana government to submit its reply regarding Murthal gang-rape incident by February 29.

Will reward schoolboys for behaving good with girls, says Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

The minister also said that a plan is being worked out to include an alarm button on mobile phones which will be help women to seek assistance from police in emergency situations.

IMA supports Maneka Gandhi's view on making pre-natal sex determination compulsory

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Saturday came out in support of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion to make pre-natal sex determination compulsory to check female foeticide.

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