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Madhya Pradesh Police rescue three girls from Indore ashram of absconding 'godman' Virendra Dev Dixit
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Madhya Pradesh Police rescue three girls from Indore ashram of absconding 'godman' Virendra Dev Dixit

Another ashram of molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit has been found in Indore of Madhya Pradesh and three girls rescued from there, said police

Delhi HC asks CBI to probe 'spiritual university' in Rohini for confining women and girls
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Delhi HC asks CBI to probe 'spiritual university' in Rohini for confining women and girls

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the CBI to trace the whereabouts of the founder and spiritual head of a north Delhi-based ashram, being probed by the agency for allegedly confining women and girls.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal writes to Narendra Modi, says 'system making criminals confident', even five years after Delhi gangrape
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DCW chief Swati Maliwal writes to Narendra Modi, says 'system making criminals confident', even five years after Delhi gangrape

Lamenting the "delay" in carrying out sentence of 16 December gang-rape and murder incident, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday claimed the long winding legal process allowed the criminals to feel they can get away with such henious crimes.

Women commissions welcome Cabinet's approval of triple talaq bill, term it a 'step towards empowering women'
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Women commissions welcome Cabinet's approval of triple talaq bill, term it a 'step towards empowering women'

Women Commission bodies welcomed the go ahead to the triple talaq bill by the Union Cabinet on Friday, terming it a step towards empowering women.

Delhi L-G assures Arvind Kejriwal of swift action against liquor mafia who attacked whistleblower woman
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Delhi L-G assures Arvind Kejriwal of swift action against liquor mafia who attacked whistleblower woman

Kejriwal also told Baijal that there was a need to provide protection to the victim and other women fighting the liquor mafia.

Arvind Kejriwal meets woman beaten for helping bust liquor racket, says will discuss incident with L-G
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Arvind Kejriwal meets woman beaten for helping bust liquor racket, says will discuss incident with L-G

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the woman who was beaten up in Narela for allegedly helping authorities to bust an illicit liquor racket

Delhi govt to form 'Mahila Suraksha Dals' to curb crimes against women in national capital
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Delhi govt to form 'Mahila Suraksha Dals' to curb crimes against women in national capital

Manish Sisodia said the Delhi government would form "Mahila Suraksha Dals" (women protection groups) to curb crimes against women in the national capital

Delhi smog: Exempt women from odd-even scheme for security reasons, says DCW Chief Swati Jai Hind
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Delhi smog: Exempt women from odd-even scheme for security reasons, says DCW Chief Swati Jai Hind

Stressing women safety issues in the capital, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Jai Hind on Saturday criticised the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order

Arvind Kejriwal advocates death penalty for rapists, says Delhi govt ready to set up new courts
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Arvind Kejriwal advocates death penalty for rapists, says Delhi govt ready to set up new courts

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday advocated capital punishment for rapists, and said the Delhi government was ready to fund new courts for this.

BHU violence: DCW writes to Narendra Modi seeking V-C Girish Chandra Tripathi's resignation
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BHU violence: DCW writes to Narendra Modi seeking V-C Girish Chandra Tripathi's resignation

Delhi Commission for Women chief wrote to Narendra Modi demanding that the BHU Vice-Chancellor be terminated over the handling of the recent violence on the campus.

DCW issues summons to 125 brothel owners of GB road in Delhi
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DCW issues summons to 125 brothel owners of GB road in Delhi

The rights body received the details of the owners from various agencies but was provided different names for the same brothels which made it difficult to identify the real owners

Delhi Commission for Women urges Jaitley to make sanitary napkins tax-free
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Delhi Commission for Women urges Jaitley to make sanitary napkins tax-free

Since menstruation is a natural phenomenon, hygiene and proper health during this period is a natural fundamental right of each female citizen of this country.

DCW summons Women and Child Development head over shelter home molestations
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DCW summons Women and Child Development head over shelter home molestations

The DCW has summoned the director of Women and Child Development department of the Delhi government.

IIT-Delhi dress code: Varsity asks girls to wear 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day
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IIT-Delhi dress code: Varsity asks girls to wear 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day

IIT Delhi asked girls to come in 'full' and 'decent' dresses on House Day in a notice issued to students on Tuesday, says media reports.

Shunglu panel report: Committee finds 'gross misuse of power' by Arvind Kejriwal government
Politics

Shunglu panel report: Committee finds 'gross misuse of power' by Arvind Kejriwal government

Delhi's former Liutenant Governor Najeeb Jung had set up a three-member committee to examine the decisions taken by the Aam Admi Party Party (AAP) government and the committee has alleged "gross misuse of power" by the state government.

Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to Facebook over rape threats on the platform
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Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to Facebook over rape threats on the platform

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Tuesday issued notice to Facebook seeking details to identify those who issued rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur.

Ramjas College row: DCW asks Facebook to deactivate accounts threatening Gurmehar Kaur
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Ramjas College row: DCW asks Facebook to deactivate accounts threatening Gurmehar Kaur

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday asked Facebook to deactivate the accounts which were used to allegedly issue "rape threats" to DU student Gurmehar Kaur.

Ramjas College clash: Young Gurmehar Kaur had enough, but it is a war the Right is not going to win
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Ramjas College clash: Young Gurmehar Kaur had enough, but it is a war the Right is not going to win

It’s a war the Right is never going to win. Young Gurmehar Kaur may have withdrawn from the current battle but she should rest assured of this: There will be many more 20-year-olds speaking up for what they think is correct and the country is never going to run short of such spirited people.

Ramjas row: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt follows Sehwag, Hooda, mocks DU student Gurmehar Kaur
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Ramjas row: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt follows Sehwag, Hooda, mocks DU student Gurmehar Kaur

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday morning posted a meme deriding the slain army officer's daughter Gurmehar Kaur in an extremely flippant manner.