November 06, 2018 2:03 pm
The gunning down of Avni points to a pressing problem in several parts of the country — human-animal conflict.
November 27, 2016 12:47 am
The government’s view is contrary to the recommendations given by the Law Commission, which endorsed acceding to the Hague convention.
November 21, 2016 10:16 pm
Maneka Gandhi's statement drew flak from lawyer Vrinda Grover who asked if she is "denying sexual violence is pervasive and widespread in India".
June 13, 2016 12:10 pm
Gandhi said there is neither development nor safety, adding the Samajwadi Party Government has no shame about the rising crimes in the state.
June 10, 2016 12:17 pm
In contrast, when animals are hunted, some will be shot several times causing tremendous pain, but many others escape with one gunshot or flesh wound, and die later slowly.
June 10, 2016 11:41 am
Maneka Gandhi had a spat with the environment minister over killings of animals for scientific research
June 10, 2016 4:45 am
Maneka’s anger was directed at three notifications issued by the Environment Ministry in the last six months, each declaring a wild animal ‘vermin’, or pest, in a state for the period of one year. The ministry had, in December, declared blue bull, or nilgai, a vermin in Bihar.
June 09, 2016 1:31 pm
Defending the Centre, Javadekar stated that taking such a decision was not the Centre’s prerogative, adding the Environment Ministry acted as per the law.
June 09, 2016 1:18 pm
Maneka Gandhi on Thursday criticised Environment Ministry for alleged 'killing of animals'
June 09, 2016 10:13 am
Maneka Gandhi said that the ministry was "writing letters to every state and allowing the killing of animals like elephants, wild boars and monkeys".
June 09, 2016 9:51 pm
December 01, 2015 11:42 am
New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on being asked about the Nirbhaya case said there should be a proper tweaking of the law to ensure that every person accused of sexual harassment is reported to the local police station. Moreover, she added that the media has zero tolerance for child abuse and streamlined efforts have been made by publishing a hand book and releasing a movie to educate children to differentiate between a good touch and a bad touch .On the development of women and children, she said her ministry is working on the refinement of Angadwadi schemes. Around 24 lakh women would be trained and receive incentives, including those who are working for 10 years, will be promoted .She stated that she has never heard of of women not being allowed in temples.