The award, instituted by World Food Prize Foundation, is named in honour of Nobel Laureate and Green Revolution’s chief architect Dr Norman E Borlaug.
Atishi demanded an amendment to the Women Reservation Bill and urged the government not to wait for the census and delimitation exercise so that it comes into effect for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Noting that the 'heart-wrenching' incident has left the young survivor 'deeply traumatised', Maliwal urged CM Nitish to get the matter investigated by an SIT.
It is alleged that the 30-year-old son of the school manager sexually assaulted the young girl inside the school continuously for over two years. DCW chief Swati Maliwal.
The interim report of Justice Mohapatra had said that conversion by Christian missionaries was the primary motive behind the murder.
In May this year, there was an avalanche in Kedarnath Dham. There were three incidents in September and October last year, this is the fifth avalanche in the last one year as per sources.
Swati Varshney and two other finalists will undergo rigorous training for 18 months and only one of them will make the historic jump while the other two explorers will remain on the team for support.
Needed medical aid after unnatural act committed on him by schoolmates, alleges mother
Maliwal has been sitting on the dharna since Monday morning, claiming that she was prevented from meeting the girl.
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal spent Monday night at the hospital after she was stopped from meeting the 16-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by a Delhi officer.
“A passenger seated in the first row was found clicking pictures of the cabin crew, while she was seated on the jump seat at the time of take-off," the official said.
The country is witnessing over 75,000 cases of cervical cancer each year, Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal said.
The caller is counselled, and if need be, her grievance is marked to authorities such as Delhi Police, hospitals, and shelter homes for redressal.
Ministers Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy (Energy) and Dharmana Prasada Rao (Revenue) took stock of the ongoing land survey at an official meeting at the State Secretariat on Thursday.
DCW chief Swati Maliwal was in Manipur last week to interact with survivors of the ethnic violence that has wracked the state since May.
The 28-year-old man bludgeoned his cousin to death as her family rejected his marriage proposal.
"If I can come from Delhi and meet those victims, why can't he?", DCW chief demands Manipur CM's resignation
Maliwal, who is visiting the northeastern state since Monday, claimed that the two women who were paraded naked told her that nobody from the government had met them.
"Two women paraded naked are in deep trauma and are yet to receive any counselling", DCW chief says after meeting the kin
The survivors of the violence went through the worst hell imaginable and it is deeply distressing to know that neither the chief minister nor any government functionary has meet them, she alleged.
The DCW chief had said that she has decided to visit Manipur, and appealed to the Manipur government not to stop her.
Sharing a copy of her letter, Maliwal said she has written to Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh seeking an urgent meeting with him during her visit.