A woman holds a poster in support of Swaiti Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women. Maliwal is demanding justice for victims and survivors of rape. In India in 2017, the most recent year for which data was available, there were nearly 33,000 cases of rape reported, according to national crime statistics. But most rape cases in India, as in many parts of the world, go unreported. Sonu Mehta Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption
New Delhi, Sep 29 (UNI) Eminent diabetologists expressed concern over the increasing incidence of diabetes in women and gestational diabetes during pregnancy.New Delhi, Sep 29 (UNI) Education must be connected with a social cause to achieve a developed society, Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday.
Chandigarh: Naveen Jaihind will be the Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate in the Haryana Assembly elections, which is scheduled to take place in October next year. The announcement was made at a press conference by the state media incharge of AAP, Sudhir Yadav, in Gurgaon on Tuesday. Jaihind is AAP's Haryana unit president and considered close to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In Naveen ji, we have more than a capable candidate, he is a youth, well educated. He has been into student politics for more than 10 years, Yadav told reporters. He is our (the party's) face, he added. Jaihind is married to senior AAP leader and Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal.
New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) People of the national capital on Thursday witnessed another warm morning with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed all the petitions seeking an independent investigation into the death of CBI Judge B H Loya.
The Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) Tuesday had registered an FIR against Maliwal over appointments in the DCW.Maliwal said, We were trying to find out under whose patronage this business was taking place ... I have received very strong leads that there is a minister in the Union government, and a senior Delhi leader of a prominent party, under whose patronage this entire business is taking place .
The North east district DCP, Dr Ajit Kumar Singla, had revealed identity of the 12 year old girl, her complete address and the name of her family members through an official press release sent on Wednesday. Now, Delhi Police, which was prompt to file an FIR against Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal for revealing identity of a rape victim in July, is facing pressure to take the same prompt action against its own officer.DELHI POLICE HAS NO ANSWERSAll political parties including AAP, BJP and Congress have said that the matter is serious and need to be probed immediately. When contacted, no Delhi Police official, including Ajit Kumar Singla, was ready to comment on the controversy. So far, Delhi Police has not issued an official apology. But Singla requested media persons not to quote victim's identity through his Whatsapp group.
Maliwal took to Twitter on Monday expressing indignation at the system for failing to save yet another "Nirbhaya" a reference to the 2012 gangrape victim Jyoti Singh.
DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal Saturday said, The girl told the commission that she had walked out of her hotel room at night and got lost in the alleyways. She had asked an auto rickshaw driver for directions. Instead of dropping her safely to her hotel, the driver assaulted and raped her in the dark. The alleged incident took place on December 14 last yea when the girl was in Delhi for charity work , said Maliwal. The Prasad Nagar police station registered an FIR on February 24.