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Watch: Maneka Gandhi loses cool, abuses UP official

Union Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi lost her cool while reviewing the welfare works in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly and chided an official, a video of which has gone viral on......

Maneka orders probe into gang rape, tattooing of Alwar woman for dowry

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the National Commission for Women to probe the incident in Rajasthan’s Alwar where a woman was allegedly gang-raped by her......

Irani 'doesn't think' Indian women face restrictions, audience disagree

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday found herself in a spot when her remarks that women in the country are not told what to wear, whom to meet and where to go, drew......

Poll: Agree with Maneka? Is all violence "male-generated"?

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday stoked a potential controversy with her remark that all the violence is "male-generated" while underscoring the "critical" role......

Meet the young 'uns who risked their lives for others

      Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi with the winners of the National Bravery Awards 2014 in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB They are the Special 24, the......

Jaitley announces Rs 1.84 lakh crore for women and child development

Presenting his fourth Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that funds for the welfare of women and children under various schemes across all ministries would be......

In Karnataka, Centre-state battle is over free cooking gas

Rebuffing petroleum ministry, Siddaramaiah launches Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana-like scheme months before state polls The Centre and the Congress-ruled Karnataka are engaged in a tussle over......

Let us stop taxing women!

Double tax exemption on wages paid to women can encourage companies to hire, retain and compensate women better, argues Nitin Pai.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The single biggest policy......

Lost lustre: 1,200 Gitanjali's gems SEZ workers lose jobs

'We want the government to provide job security for all these workers,' says E S N Reddy, district general secretary of CITU. It took a week for the voices of 1,200 Hyderabad Gems SEZ workers from......

Grand plans, Mr Jaitley, but where is the money?

Is the Budget sufficiently prudent? It probably is but at the cost of substantial under-provisioning for the many grand sounding schemes announced in it, says Nitin Desai. A budget has to be......

'Till yesterday, you were glowing in your exalted place like a queen'

'The very fact that she survived her migration to Bollywood, where many young lives have been sacrificed or abandoned to the streets, bears testimony to her grit, determination and good fortune,'......

Review: Pari wants to scare you...

...But ends up being oddly moving, says Sreehari Nair. Prosit Roy's Pari is Ek Thi Daayan in reverse. For a film with a cunningly baroque and riveting first half, Kannan Iyer's Ek Thi Daayan had......

Padmaavat Review: Rajput pride played out on a loop

'Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical characters behave as though they are already aware of the chapters that will be dedicated to them and the sonnets that will be written in their memory.''And yet,......

Winter Olympics Sidelights: South Koreans furious after speed skaters hang team mate out to dry

IMAGE: Kim Bo-Reum, Ji Woo Park and Seon-Yeong Noh of South Korea compete. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Two South Korean speed skaters are facing growing calls for them to be banned from the......

Winter Olympics sidelights: No official complaints about high winds

No official complaints about high winds IMAGE: A volunteer poses for a photo after the Ladies' Giant Slalom was postponed due to strong winds. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images ......

Victims' father charges at ex-USA Gymnastics doctor in court

IMAGE: Randall Margraves (left) lunges at Larry Nassar, (wearing orange) a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, during victim statements......

Sports Shorts: Shubhankar makes cut in Abu Dhabi

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday. IMAGE: India golfer Shubhankar Sharma in action. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Shubhankar Sharma assured himself of......

Djokovic dismisses talk of boycott over prize money

'Just wanted to have us players talk about certain topics. I don't think there is anything unhealthy about that. This is one of the places where we get together' Djokovic denied that ATP officials......
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