Women And Child Welfare

submit to reddit

'Women And Child Welfare' - 21 News Result(s)

  • BJP Distances Itself From Maneka Gandhi's Note to Jayalalithaa; Rajinikanth Writes to Her Too

    BJP Distances Itself From Maneka Gandhi's Note to Jayalalithaa; Rajinikanth Writes to Her Too

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's release from jail has relieved Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi. On Sunday, Mrs Gandhi wrote to Ms Jayalalithaa, expressing her support and sympathy.

  • Revision in Minimum Pension Benefitted 32 Lakh People: Maneka Gandhi

    Revision in Minimum Pension Benefitted 32 Lakh People: Maneka Gandhi

    About 32 lakh pensioners across the country have benefitted from the revision of minimum pension to Rs 1,000, out of which 4,439 pensioners are from Uttarakhand alone, Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi said today.

  • Hyderabad: Woman Arrested for Trying to Sell 15-Day-Old Daughter

    Hyderabad: Woman Arrested for Trying to Sell 15-Day-Old Daughter

    Three women and a man were today arrested for allegedly trying to sell a new-born baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said.

  • Body Found at Former Minister Kumari Selja's House: One Arrested, Murder Case Filed

    Body Found at Former Minister Kumari Selja's House: One Arrested, Murder Case Filed

    One person was arrested and a murder case was registered late this evening - hours after the body of a man was recovered from the premises of former Union minister Kumari Selja's official bungalow in Delhi.

  • Special Cell Soon for Speedy Action In Rape Cases: Maneka Gandhi

    Special Cell Soon for Speedy Action In Rape Cases: Maneka Gandhi

    Blaming police laxity for the horrific gangrape of two Dalit sisters in the district, Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that a "rape crisis cell" will be constituted for speedy action on such incidents.

  • Delhi: Child Welfare Committee Formed for Rehabilitation of Fire Victims

    Delhi: Child Welfare Committee Formed  for Rehabilitation of Fire Victims

    To facilitate expeditious decisions regarding care and protection of neglected children the Delhi government has constituted a new Child Welfare Committee at Lajpat Nagar, for the rehabilitation of fire victim boys and girls.

  • Rs 20 for food, all expenses: Girls in these Karnataka hostels deprived twice over?

    Rs 20 for food, all expenses: Girls in these Karnataka hostels deprived twice over?

    Karnataka's government-run hostels for deprived girl children have been criticized for being more of a farce than a measure of empowerment by the state's women and child welfare department. The daily allowance in these hostels is just Rs 20 per child...

  • Over 2,150 rape cases in Karnataka in three years: House panel

    More than 2,150 rape cases were registered in Karnataka in the past three years, says a report of an official committee, calling for the need for non-bailable warrant against accused and bringing the crime under the stringent Goonda Act.

  • In Rajasthan government ads, a young girl's mistaken identity

    In Rajasthan government ads, a young girl's mistaken identity

    Till earlier this week, large hoardings in Jaipur campaigning against child marriage showed a young girl, her head covered. The same photograph was used on government websites along with details of welfare schemes for young girls and women.

  • Abhay Deol stands for women protection

    Abhay Deol stands for women protection

    Abhay Deol says it is important for schools and colleges to create awareness about protection of women and child sexual abuse.

  • The burden of being Karnataka Chief Minister: Sadananda Gowda holds 21 portfolios

    The burden of being Karnataka Chief Minister: Sadananda Gowda holds 21 portfolios

    At the Vidhan Soudha or state secretariat in Bangalore, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, DV Sadananda Gowda has his hands full, quite literally. He is not only the Chief Minister of Karnataka but also minister for Finance, Health, Higher Education, I...

  • Assam launches vision document for women and child welfare

    The Assam government on Tuesday launched an ambitious scheme which targets to achieve 16 goals for women and child welfare by 2016, including reducing the infant and maternal mortality rates, improving sex ratio and improving enrollment of the girl c...

  • No jeans at work, Haryana govt department warns women

    No jeans at work, Haryana govt department warns women

    Directing its field staff to wear "decent" clothes to work, the women and child department (WCD) department in Haryana has asked them to desist from wearing jeans and T-shirts to work. The controversial order has virtually termed jeans and T-shirts a...

  • 'Baby bazaar' gets minister's attention

    'Baby bazaar' gets minister's attention

    A day after MiD DAY's expose on the baby-selling racket flourishing in Ulhasnagar, even as Minister of Women and Child Welfare assured of necessary action in the matter, members of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) called for an emergency meet at NGO...

  • Children in Anganwadi to get new food programme

    A new food programme would be introduced for children in Anganwadi Kendras in Karnataka keeping in view local tastes and habits, Women and Child Welfare Minister C C Patil said today. The new programme would be launched in Mysore this week and 45 tal...

  • Police rescue 210 child beggars

    The city police rescued 210 child beggars from different parts of the city in a day-long rescue operation conducted on December 2.

  • Paternity test for 13-yr-old rape suspect in Pune

    Paternity test for 13-yr-old rape suspect in Pune

    After reports pointed out last week that no action had been taken after the rape and impregnation of a 13-year-old girl at the Vidyavati Ashram in Kamshet surfaced, District Women And Child Welfare Officer Suvarna Pawar said yesterday that a non-cogn...

  • 450 kids starve to death in 4 months

    450 kids starve to death in 4 months

    Even as this shocking number of malnutrition deaths is reported from Nashik alone, much of the Rs 600 crore child welfare budget seems to have been spent on expensive toys.

  • NDTV Impact: Minister visits hunger-struck Jhabua

    NDTV Impact: Minister visits hunger-struck Jhabua

    The Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Krishna Teerath came calling after NDTV reported that 43 children have died in malnutrition-related cases.

  • Will other ministers resign for YSR's son?

    Will other ministers resign for YSR's son?

    Is the Congress in Andhra staring rebellion in the face? On Thursday, the Minister for Women and Child Welfare resigned.

Advertisement
Advertisement