Union mantris defend Yogi govt over Unnao
“When we say ‘Beti Bachao’, we really mean that. We are here to safeguard the interests of our daug...
Supreme Court verdict will act as deterrent against heinous crimes: Maneka Gandhi
Asked if justice was delayed, she said, It has been close t...
Maneka Gandhi for central tribunal on adoption-related cases
Legal hurdles have often been cited as one of the main reasons for delay in the ...
Maneka Gandhi seeks tax exemption on maintenance allowance to women
Gandhi has requested that maintenance amount, both to the wife as well as...
Now, Maneka Gandhi wants father's name optional in caste certificates
Last year, Gandhi had written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking her to reconsider the rule of having the father's name mentioned for getting passports.
Government, experts get together on making prenuptial agreements legal in India
Also, none of the marriage Acts in India provide for prenuptial agreements. Hence, there is a need to ascertain ways to amend existing laws.
Gender justice: Govt mulls move to make prenuptial agreements legal
The meeting, called by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, is expected to consider ways to make prenuptial agreements legally enforceable.
Maneka Gandhi moots nutrition in sachets to combat malnourishment
The ministry note added that as anganwadi women retire, they can be replaced with educated, bright young girls.
Women can directly approach WCD ministry, Maneka Gandhi on cab safety
Maneka urged cab aggregator Uber to enforce strict guidelines to ensure safety of women following allegations of harassment by the woman rider against a driver.
Ready to provide sanitary pad producing facility at 8,000 railway stations: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal said the primary healthcare centres with Jan Aushadhi stores being planned on the station premises could also include sanitary pad vending machines.
Cabinet nod to Bill for allowing NIA to probe human trafficking cases
The Union Cabinet today okayed the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, which proposes a punishment of 10 years in jail to life term for trafficking human.
Prenuptial agreement now on government’s radar
According to officials familiar with the matter, the Indian Contract Act, 1872, acts as a roadblock in the implementation of prenuptial agreements, with Sections 23 and 26 rendering such pacts “void”.
Maneka Gandhi to Gurmehar Kaur: Complain, you will get a response
Maneka has written letters on women’s issues by asking them to tweet to her or post on the ministry’s FB account about gender equality measures and issues.
Name and shame errant docs: Maneka Gandhi on excessive C-sections
Gandhi wants Health Minister J P Nadda to make it mandatory for hospitals to display their rate of Caesarean, also known as C-section.
Can Aadhaar bring an end to female foeticide? Experts for linking personal medical records To UIDAI
While penalisation has been the basic strategy to tackle the issue, an alternative could be sought through digitisation of medical records and linking it to a centralised database like the Aadhaar.
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