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More power for women's panel? Law ministry has issues

RS discusses working of WCD Ministry

Summary Women members in particular raised the issue of changing mindsets in giving women their due. Concerns over security of women and children and need for steps to ensure women's reservation in Parliament and Assemblies dominated a debate ... Indian Express, 2 weeks ago

NCPCR opposes Maneka Gandhi's juvenile rapist stand

Union women and child development (WCD) minister Maneka Gandhi's stand that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults has evoked opposition from its own child rights body, as National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) ...
 Asian Age1 month ago Outgoing NCW chief praises Maneka Gandhi; slams ex-UPA minister Krishna Tirath  Times of India4 weeks ago Maneka Gandhi seeks to empower National Commission of Women; Law Ministry raises red flag  DNA India3 weeks ago Clear backlog of children awaiting adoption: Maneka Gandhi  The Hindu2 months ago

No proposal from Jammu and Kashmir government for schemes under WCD Ministry

NEW DELHI: has not sent any new proposal under key schemes of in the recent years, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Women and Child Development Minister said no new proposal in respect of 'STEP' scheme has been received from the state government ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago No proposal from J-K govt for schemes under WCD Ministry  Business Standard2 weeks ago No proposal from J&K for schemes under WCD Ministry  Kashmir Times2 weeks ago No proposal from J&K Govt for schemes under WCD Ministry  Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago

Delhi Confidential: House Tales

Summary The government announced the name of Vinay Sheel Oberoi to replace WCD Secretary Shankar Aggarwal Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has been allotted 19, Teen Murti Marg bungalow ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
IBN Live

Gujarat's save girl campaign likely to be replicated at national level

The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry is mulling implementation of the Gujarat model of the 'save the daughter campaign' in all the states as part of its efforts to improve the skewed child sex ratio (CSR) of the country, senior ministry officials ...
 IBN Live1 month ago Guj's save girl campaign to be replicated at national level?  Business Standard1 month ago Gujarat's save girl campaign may be replicated nationally  AhmedabadMirror.com1 month ago Gujarat's save girl campaign might be replicated at national level  Hindustan Times1 month ago

WCD ministry clears clutter, reclaims 'significant space'

Pursuing the new NDA government's goal of having uncluttered offices, the Women and Child Development Ministry today "reclaimed significant office space by weeding out dead stock furniture and clearing unwanted files and papers". "Officials were working over ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Dead stock cleared out in Ministry of WCD  PIB2 months ago

Healthy food may replace junk in school canteens

Healthy food Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi is all set to propose to ban junk food from school canteens and substituting it with healthy options. Ministry officials say that the minister is considering to take up the matter ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Maneka Gandhi plans to propse ban on junk food in schools across India  First Post.com2 months ago

Juvenile Justice Act: Maneka Gandhi's ministry fails to criminalise ragging, for now

The recent case of Adarsh Kumar Singh, who was found unconscious in a prestigious Gwalios school, has brought the issue of ragging to the forefront. Part of the reason that ragging on campus continues to persist is that there is no legislation or ...
 DNA India6 days ago Juvenile Justice Act: Ragging rages as Maneka Gandhi ministry's attempts to criminalise act fail  DNA India6 days ago
IBNLive India News

Proposal to lower juvenile age cleared

New Delhi, 6 August: The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this evening is understood to have cleared a proposal to lower the juvenile age in the case of heinous crimes. This will empower the Juvenile Justice ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago WCD sends juvenile draft bill to Cabinet Secretariat  Asian Age1 month ago Government to amend Juvenile Justice Act  Jagran Post1 month ago Law Ministry assures immediate clearance of amendments to Juvenile Justice Act: sources  IBNLive India News1 month ago

Cabinet clears FDI proposals in railway infrastructure, defence

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Union Budget speech for 2014-15 had announced plans to increase FDI in the defence sector and open up the cash-starved railways. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Pushing ahead with the reforms agenda, the government on ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
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