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WCD ministry moots law against indecent depiction of women on digital platforms like WhatsApp, Skype
India

WCD ministry moots law against indecent depiction of women on digital platforms like WhatsApp, Skype

Indecent representation of women on digital messaging platforms such as WhatsApp and Skype has been proposed to be made illegal by the WCD ministry.

'It is an issue of consent, not culture': UNDP chief Helen Clark on marital rape
India

'It is an issue of consent, not culture': UNDP chief Helen Clark on marital rape

Just days after Maneka Gandhi's remark, UNDP chief Helen Clark said that the issue is not one of culture, but of consent. Further, she added that if India failed to criminalise marital rape, it would be in flouting the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) it has adopted, according to an interview with The Hindu

Manohar Lal Khattar's special oath taking: Who's who of Modi government and BJP attend ceremony
Politics

Manohar Lal Khattar's special oath taking: Who's who of Modi government and BJP attend ceremony

Swearing in ceremonies for CMs are normally followed with protocol. But the swearing-in of Haryana CM Khattar was a departure from this routine.

Centres with medical, legal aid for rape victims soon: Maneka
Politics

Centres with medical, legal aid for rape victims soon: Maneka

She said her ministry would set up the special centres in every district of the country, so that rape victims do not need to run here and there to seek justice.

Model, Gandhi bahu, Modi's minister: Maneka's fight against dynasty
Politics

Model, Gandhi bahu, Modi's minister: Maneka's fight against dynasty

Hailing from the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, thanks to her marriage to Sanjay Gandhi, son of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Maneka Gandhi's tryst with politics began with her accompanying Sanjay for tours.