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NCW takes on Maneka, returns draft trafficking bill

NCW takes on Maneka, returns draft trafficking bill

"We can't accept this bill. If we make recommendations on it, it would mean we are accepting it in some form," said a NCW source.

Maneka Gandhi for sensors on footboard of buses to prevent accidents

Union Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday suggested installation of sensors on the footboard of the buses to prevent women and children meeting accidents while boarding or deboarding the vehicle.

Rajasthan shocker: When "mera baap chor hai" was tattooed on a woman's forehead for not bringing dowry

Rajasthan shocker: When "mera baap chor hai" was tattooed on a woman's forehead for not bringing dowry

The woman alleged that since her marriage in January last year, her husband and in-laws used to beat her up and demand dowry of Rs 51,000.

Kairana incident: Maneka Gandhi says everyone will wish to leave UP in future; Akhilesh Yadav defends SP govt

Kairana incident: Maneka Gandhi says everyone will wish to leave UP in future; Akhilesh Yadav defends SP govt

BJP legislator and Muzaffarnagar riots accused Hukum Singh had earlier reportedly said that the Hindus were being forced to leave their homes in Kairana, Uttar Pradesh.

Maneka Gandhi slams Environment Ministry for allowing killing of animals - Watch video

Maneka Gandhi slams Environment Ministry for allowing killing of animals - Watch video

Earlier, Maneka Gandhi had said that "concept of marital rape cannot be applied in the Indian context".

Can have law on marital rape but women won't complain: Maneka Gandhi

Months after her statement that "concept of marital rape cannot be applied in the Indian context" created some controversy, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said even if there was a law against it, women are unlikely to complain about this kind of abuse.

Facebook page of WCD Ministry hits 2 lakh 'Likes'!

Facebook page of WCD Ministry hits 2 lakh 'Likes'!

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi had taken to Facebook on Wednesday to have a one-on-one interaction with people through a live Facebook chat.

Maneka Gandhi to release Draft Trafficking of Persons Bill today

Besides creating a comprehensive law against trafficking, the draft bill calls for the creation of a special court and investigation agency to tackle such cases. 

`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.