Ghaziabad police officer used derogatory language with Maneka Gandhi, probe on

The Uttar Pradesh government ordered a probe after SSP Ghaziabad reportedly misbehaved with union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.

132 percent increase in cases of attack on women by juveniles

Assault by juveniles on woman to outrage her modesty saw a 132 percent increase and rapes committed by juveniles witnessed an increase of 60.3 percent last year.

BJP chief Amit Shah announces new team, Varun Gandhi`s calibre to be looked into

Days after being ratified as the Bharatiya Janata Party`s president, Amit Shah on Saturday announced the list of party`s new office bearers which includes several members under the age of 50.

How Modi govt plans to tackle atrocities against women

The government Thursday outlined a series of steps to tackle atrocities against women, including giving more powers to the National Commission for Women and setting up of crisis centres in every district.

Juvenile Justice Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The NDA government on Tuesday tabled the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 in the Lok Sabha.

Maneka Gandhi plays host to Akshay Kumar for ' Entertainment'

Akshay Kumar’s latest- ‘Entertainment’- with a dog as its central character, released on Friday.

`Crime against women also due to society`s patriarchal mindset`

Patriarchal mindset of the society, absence of stringent laws and slow conviction rate are among the several factors which have led to rise in crime against women in the country, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said.

Maneka Gandhi pitches for Varun as UP chief minister

Signalling start of the battle for leadership in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has put her son Varun`s hat in the ring for the CM`s chair.

Modi govt`s work will speak for itself, says Maneka

Rejecting criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not communicating, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said the focus was on performance which was "doing the talking".

Provide 33% reservation to women in police: Maneka Gandhi to states CMs

Inspired by Gujarat government, the Centre has urged all the states to provide 33 per cent reservation for women in their police forces to effectively deal with cases of sexual violence and crime against women.

Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft approved by Law Ministry

The Law Ministry on Friday approved the Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft moving closer to bringing an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.

Government revising guidelines for adoption of children

The Government is revising the existing guidelines for adoption to simplify the procedure and minimise the delay in the process of adoption of Indian children.

Can’t have cut-off date for crime, need to revisit juvenile law: SC

Days after Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi called for treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders, the Supreme Court too has pressed for a more stringent Juvenile Justice Act.

Varun Gandhi backs mother Maneka on amendment of Juvenile Justice Act

Giving voice to his mother and Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi`s statement on amendment of Juvenile Justice Act, the BJP`s Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi on Monday said that there should be no difference between adults and juveniles in rape cases.

Treat juveniles accused of rape on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.

Toilets for women: Govt to rope in PSUs

As part of efforts to ensure safety of women, public sector units (PSUs) are being roped in to build toilets, a priority area for NDA government, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has said.

Centre ready to launch rape crisis centres: Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said the Centre was ready to launch Rape Crisis Centres across the country that would offer a range of support services for women victims of molestation.

Centre agrees to proposal to set up exclusive ITIs for women

The Centre Thursday agreed to a proposal by Punjab government for setting up ITIs exclusively for women in the state, a measure aimed at ensuring their empowerment by helping them gain employment.

Maneka Gandhi sets up email, FB accounts

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has set up two email accounts and a Facebook account to facilitate an interactive exchange between citizens and her ministry.

Maneka Gandhi announces award for women at grass roots level

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today announced an award for women of each district recognising their contribution towards women`s issues and empowerment at the grass roots level.