Maneka Gandhi

Maneka, Javadekar, CBSE officials to hold meet on safety protocol in schools

Maneka, Javadekar, CBSE officials to hold meet on safety protocol in schools

 Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar and CBSE officials will today hold a high-level meeting to develop a set of guidelines and protocols for schools to ensure the safety and security of students.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
High-level meeting between Maneka Gandhi, Prakash Javadekar to focus on safety in schools

High-level meeting between Maneka Gandhi, Prakash Javadekar to focus on safety in schools

With increased instances of security lapses in educational institutions Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi and Human Resource and Development minister Prakash Javadekar will hold a high-level meeting on Wednesday over protocol on safety measures.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Ryan school murder: Pradyuman was lying on corridor, not inside washroom, claims gardener

Ryan school murder: Pradyuman was lying on corridor, not inside washroom, claims gardener

Seven-year-old Pradyuman was found dead with his throat slit in the washroom of Ryan International school in Bhondsi area on Sohna Road near Gurgaon on September 8.

Sep 13, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Maneka Gandhi recommends legalising marijuana for medical purposes

Maneka Gandhi recommends legalising marijuana for medical purposes

Many developed countries such as USA, Canada and Australia have legalised marijuana for medical purpose

Jul 30, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Health Ministry directs private hospitals to display data of C-Section and normal deliveries

Health Ministry directs private hospitals to display data of C-Section and normal deliveries

A statement by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said, the instruction is applicable to all the private hospitals empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

Jul 14, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Pioneer of judicial activism Justice P N Bhagwati is dead

As a Supreme Court judge, Bhagwati introduced the concepts of public interest litigation (PIL) and absolute liability to the Indian judicial system.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Maneka Gandhi to be operated for gallstones in AIIMS

Maneka Gandhi to be operated for gallstones in AIIMS

Union minister Maneka Gandhi, who has been diagnosed with gallstones, will undergo surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the next few days, her son and BJP MP Varun Gandhi said on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Maneka Gandhi to undergo gall bladder surgery at AIIMS

Maneka Gandhi to undergo gall bladder surgery at AIIMS

Union minister Maneka Gandhi, who is being flown from Pilibhit to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after she complained of stomach pain, will undergo a gall bladder surgery at the premier hospital.

Jun 02, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Maneka Gandhi hospitalized in Pilibhit

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi was on Friday admitted to a hospital in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh after she complained of pain in the stomach, an aide said.

Jun 02, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi

New rules would ensure cattle is not ill-treated: Maneka Gandhi

"The government has reinforced an already existing law and it is for the betterment of the farmers," Maneka said. 

May 27, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Supreme Court verdict will act as deterrent against heinous crimes: Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said the Supreme Court verdict in the December 16 gangrape case will act as a "deterrent" against such heinous crimes.

 

May 05, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Raveena Tandon bats for women's safety

Raveena Tandon bats for women's safety

To which Raveena replied: "Yes ma'am. law amendments, steps need to be taken aggressively. Fast track courts, non-bailable offences, eg set in conviction if proved guilty."

Apr 24, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Ensure women doctors not denied maternity leave: Maneka Gandhi to Arvind Kejriwal

Ensure women doctors not denied maternity leave: Maneka Gandhi to Arvind Kejriwal

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to ensure that doctors in government hospitals are not denied maternity leave.

 

Apr 12, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Shatrughan Sinha slams Maneka Gandhi's statement, says let's not find a scapegoat in cinema

Shatrughan Sinha slams Maneka Gandhi's statement, says let's not find a scapegoat in cinema

Veteran Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday took to Twitter to condemn Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi's statement against cinema. In an array of tweets, the 71-year-old star also highlighted the importance of movies with strong social messages.

Apr 09, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Save girl child campaign failed in Kashmir, Bihar: Maneka Gandhi

The campaign to save girl child has failed in Jammu and Kashmir as "bringing daughters into the world" is the last thing on the minds of people living in conflict-prone areas, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Maneka Gandhi suggests compulsory health check up for women to fight breast cancer

Maneka Gandhi suggests compulsory health check up for women to fight breast cancer

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Saturday said that her department has recommended introducing a compulsory health check ups for women to examined their breasts and ovaries for cancer.

Apr 01, 2017, 21:55 PM IST
Maneka Gandhi calls for 100% tax exemption for sanitary napkins, writes to Arun Jaitley

Maneka Gandhi calls for 100% tax exemption for sanitary napkins, writes to Arun Jaitley

In her letter to Jaitley, Gandhi is believed to have communicated the overwhelming response the petition has received, over 2.1 lakh people have signed in on Change.Org.

Mar 31, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Giving birth by C-section or vaginal birth – Which is better for the mother and baby?

Giving birth by C-section or vaginal birth – Which is better for the mother and baby?

A C-section, although relatively safe, should be considered only when the health of either the mother or baby is at risk from vaginal delivery.

Feb 23, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Govt puts gynaecologists on notice, mandates public display of C-section records

Govt puts gynaecologists on notice, mandates public display of C-section records

The development happened amid the case of the death of a 28-year-old AIIMS nurse, who died after undergoing a C-section surgery last month.

Feb 22, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Maneka Gandhi urges schools to eliminate corporal punishment

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday urged schools to eliminate corporal punishment by following the guidelines issued by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Feb 15, 2017, 15:29 PM IST