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Apr 12, 2016
Shoot the messenger? Maneka Gandhi wanted to blacklist scribes, PIB said noManeka Gandhi sought the withdrawal and/or amendment of the article published in Reuters. When that did not happen, she tried to blacklist journalists.
Feb 02, 2016
Alternate point of view: Ministry clarifies Maneka Gandhi's statement on compulsory sex determinationThe ministry clarified that Maneka Gandhi's statement was about a point of view that has often been brought up by stakeholders before the ministry.
Jan 09, 2016
Maternity leave is great, but why does it mean women have to turn into dairy animals?That maternity leave should be given so women can breastfeed is an argument based on a series of false notions: that women want six months off to breastfeed, that all women should (and can) breastfeed, that all infants take to breastfeeding.
Jan 03, 2016
After juvenile bill, WCD Ministry to push for amendments to National Commission for Women ActBuoyed by the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill which had been stuck in Parliament for one-and-a-half years, the Women and Child Development Ministry now plans to push for amendments to the NCW Act to add more teeth to the body like powers to order arrest and penalise.
Dec 29, 2015
Good news: Govt to extend maternity leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks, says Maneka GandhiIn a welcome move, the Centre has announced that maternity leave in private sectors will be increased to 26 weeks from the stipulated 12 weeks.
Sep 09, 2015
In a novel initiative, govt set to launch toy libraries for underprivileged children across IndiaWomen and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi aims to set up toy banks for underprivileged kids across India and has appealed to the citizens to donate their toys for this.
Aug 21, 2015
South India accounts for nearly half of all child marriage cases in India, reveals NCRB dataTwo South Indian states- Tamil Nadu and Karnataka-have earned the dubious distinction of being the states with the highest incidence of child marriage in the country in 2014.
Jul 05, 2015
Providing info on sexual harassment panel to be made mandatory for private companiesThe Government has set off the process of making it mandatory for private companies to inform them about the constitution of Internal Complaints Committee
Jul 03, 2015
Babies were being sold for $8,000 at now-shut adoption agency in DelhiAt a now-shuttered adoption agency on the fringes of India's capital, kidnapped toddlers and newborns were being sold for about $8,000 each, no questions asked.
Jul 01, 2015
Will step down if found guilty: Pankaja Munde rubbishes scam allegationsFacing fresh allegation of flouting rules in awarding contract to build a dam besides the Rs 206 'purchase' scam, Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde rubbished the charges as mere "scam of words" and said she will step down if found guilty of any charge.