Maneka Gandhi

Animal cruelty in Central Animal Facility: Maneka Gandhi to IISc head

Maneka alleged irregularities in CAF over the past 18 months, and blamed Dr Sathees C Raghavan over irregularities and alleged sexual harassment.

published on : 24th September 2022

Four arrested for killing stray dog after Maneka Gandhi’s call to police

Maneka Gandhi came to know about it when Hyderabad-based animal protection organiser Prithvi Panniru lodged a complaint with Kothapalli police and then informed her about the incident.

published on : 21st August 2022

Probe Maneka Gandhi’s charges against me, dares Prajwal Revanna

He said Maneka should have aired her views after going through the issue.

published on : 20th July 2022

Maneka Gandhi writes to Bommai on tusker death

In the letter she alleged that local MP Prajwal Revanna tried to put pressure on the forest department officials to close the case as the accused are the supporters of his party. 

published on : 19th July 2022

Stand up for animal rights, says Maneka Gandhi

She spoke at length about the importance of animal rights and how they could be protected.

published on : 9th June 2022

'Loss to Delhi': Maneka Gandhi lends support to shunted IAS couple amid political slugfest

Commenting further on the matter, the BJP MP from Sultanpur said Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh are not places for 'punishment posting'.

published on : 29th May 2022

Maneka Gandhi seeks review of Kerala govt's decision to kill wild boars

Senior BJP leader and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has come out against the state government decision empowering local bodies to kill wild boars that destroy crops.

published on : 27th May 2022

Delhi High Court notices Maneka over defamation suit by veterinarians

The civil suit was filed by the association through its president Dr Umesh Chandra Sharma and treasurer Dr Vijay Kumar.

published on : 11th May 2022

Hours after decrying Lakhimpur deaths, Varun Gandhi, mom Maneka shown the door from BJP National Executive

BJP MP Varun Gandhi, his MP mother Maneka Gandhi and former Union Minister Birender Singh, who has also been supportive of the agitation, have been dropped as executive members.

published on : 7th October 2021

Animals can't transmit coronavirus, do not create panic: Maneka Gandhi

"The health department of this country has clearly said that animals do not have coronavirus and cannot transmit coronavirus," the BJP lawmaker said.

published on : 13th March 2020

Death of a Royal Bengal tiger triggers war of words between Mamata Banerjee and Maneka Gandhi

The controversy erupted after Maneka rapped the state for allowing a hunting festival which, she alleged, benefited poachers and smugglers.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Kathua rape and murder: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi calls for death penalty in child rape cases, says will amend POCSO act

Maneka Gandhi has declared that the Women and Child Development ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases.

published on : 13th April 2018

Government launches portal for sexual harassment complaints at work

Union minister Maneka Gandhi today launched a portal to help women lodge complaints online about sexual harassment at work.

published on : 7th November 2017

Women and Child Development Ministry looking into Sherin Mathews' adoption process: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka’s statement came after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj requested her to probe the adoption process of the three-year-old Sherin.

published on : 28th October 2017

Maneka Gandhi seeks Sushma Swaraj's help to rescue Hyderabad girl married to Omani sheikh

According to media reports, the Class 8 student was married to a 65-year-old sheikh, Ahmed, from Oman three months ago for Rs 5 lakh.

published on : 17th August 2017

Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer God's own country, says Maneka Gandhi

According to police, the actress was held in the car for an hour, after which, she was dropped near her residence at around 10.30 p.m.

published on : 21st February 2017