Delhi Commission For Women: News

13 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Police receive 2 calls alleging Maliwal assaulted at Kejriwal's residence 

The Delhi Police, on Monday, received two distress calls from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal had been assaulted there.

02 May 2024

Lieutenant Governor

223 DCW employees, appointed by AAP's Swati Maliwal, removed 

Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has approved the dismissal of 223 contractual employees at the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

05 Jan 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP nominates DCW chief Swati Maliwal for Rajya Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Delhi, set to take place on January 19.

15 Nov 2023

Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna deepfake video: Delhi Police questions 19-year-old from Bihar

The Delhi Police has questioned a 19-year-old Bihar native regarding a deepfake video featuring actor Rashmika Mandanna that recently went viral on social media.

23 Aug 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi rape: Accused officer can't impregnate, underwent vasectomy, says lawyer 

The lawyer for the main accused in the Delhi rape case has reportedly made a shocking claim and dismissed allegations that his client impregnated the victim.

22 Aug 2023

Delhi Government

Delhi officer drugged friend's teenage daughter before raping her: Report

More shocking details have emerged in the case of Premoday Khakha, a suspended senior official of the Delhi government accused of raping a deceased friend's daughter multiple times.

21 Aug 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: CM Kejriwal suspends officer accused of raping minor

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered the suspension of a deputy director in the Women and Child Development Department for allegedly raping his deceased friend's minor daughter multiple times and impregnating her, PTI reported.

23 Jul 2023


Manipur violence: DCW chief reaches Imphal to meet sexual-assault survivors

Days after a May 4 video of two women being paraded naked by a mob in Manipur went viral on Wednesday, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal landed in Imphal on Sunday to interact with survivors of sexual assault in the violence-hit state.

29 May 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Man stabs 16-year-old girlfriend 20 times to death, arrested

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Delhi's Rohini area on Sunday evening, reported The Indian Express.

28 Apr 2023

Swati Maliwal

Man masturbates in Delhi Metro, DCW issues notice to cops

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) President Swati Maliwal has issued a notice to the Delhi Police and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) over a "disgusting" viral video on Friday.

Wrestlers complain against WFI chief, no FIR yet; resume protest

Seven women wrestlers lodged a complaint in Delhi against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, accusing him of sexual harassment, reported The Indian Express on Sunday.

11 Mar 2023

Swati Maliwal

'Sexually assaulted by father as child': DCW chief Swati Maliwal

In a shocking revelation, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Saturday said that she was sexually assaulted and brutally beaten by her father as a child, reported ANI.

11 Mar 2023

Delhi Police

Minor among 3 held for harassing Japanese woman on Holi

The Delhi Police has held three individuals, including a minor, in connection with the harassment of a Japanese woman on Holi in Paharganj.

03 Mar 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi: Woman journalist accuses Uber driver of harassment; shares video

The Delhi Police is looking for an Uber auto driver who allegedly harassed a female journalist during a ride to Malviya Nagar, reported ANI.

19 Jan 2023


DCW chief Swati Maliwal allegedly molested, dragged by drunk driver

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) head, Swati Maliwal, was reportedly molested and dragged for almost 10-20 meters by an alleged drunk driver after Maliwal's hand got caught in the car window of the accused.

04 Jan 2023


Delhi accident: Probe friend who fled away, says DCW chief

After Nidhi, the friend of Anjali Singh—who died after being dragged by a car for 13 kilometers in Delhi—appeared before the media and claimed the deceased was drunk before the accident, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal questioned her trustworthiness.

02 Jan 2023


Delhi: Sultanpuri road accident accused sent to 3-day police custody

Delhi's Rohini Court on Monday sent all five persons accused in the death of a 23-year-old woman in the Sultanpuri road accident to three-day police custody.

02 Jan 2023


Delhi: Woman dies after car hits scooter, drags for kilometers

A car allegedly being driven by drunk men hit a 23-year-old woman riding a scooter and dragged her body entangled in the wheels for four kilometers, killing her in Northwest Delhi's Kanjhawala in the wee hours of Sunday.

15 Dec 2022


Delhi acid attack: Accused bought acid off Flipkart; 3 held

Three individuals have been arrested so far in connection with an acid attack on a 17-year-old girl in west Delhi on Wednesday morning, the police confirmed.

14 Dec 2022


Delhi: 17-year-old girl attacked with acid, one suspect detained

In a shocking incident, two bike-borne men reportedly attacked a teenage girl with acid in Delhi under the Mohan Garden police station.

24 Nov 2022

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid bans entry of unaccompanied women: Report

Delhi's Jama Masjid has attracted a fresh row of controversy after it reportedly issued a 'diktak' (settlement) prohibiting entry of solitary women into the mosque without a male companion.

17 Oct 2022

Miranda House College

Delhi: Men trespass on Miranda House during Diwali fest, booked

The Delhi Police on Monday filed an FIR against "unidentified students" after scores of men allegedly trespassed on the campus of Delhi University's (DU) top-ranked women-only college Miranda House on Friday.

25 Sep 2022


Delhi shocker: 12-year-old boy raped, left to die in Seelampur

A 12-year-old boy was reportedly raped by four persons in a horrible incident that came to light on Sunday in New Delhi's Seelampur area, according to reports.

23 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: To hide affair, man rapes and kills 8-year-old; arrested

A 36-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly kidnapping and raping an eight-year-old girl and later murdering her in the forest area of Yamuna Khadar in Delhi.

27 Jan 2022

Delhi Police

Alleged rape survivor paraded, beaten by women in Delhi

In a shocking incident in Delhi, an alleged rape survivor was kidnapped, her face was blackened, head tonsured, and was garlanded with slippers before being paraded amid shouts and cheers.

13 Jul 2021

Tihar Jail

DCW recommends gated toilets, better facilities for Tihar's women inmates

Covered and gated toilets inside cells, increase in number of lawyers, and restarting the Mulakaat program till COVID-19 cases are under control are some recommendations made by Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for women lodged in Tihar Jail.

10 Jun 2021


Giving girls mobiles leads to rapes: UP Women Commission member

Young women should not be given mobile phones as they "talk with boys and later run away with them," said a member of the Uttar Pradesh Women Commission - triggering outrage and raising questions about the deep-rooted misogyny and gender bias in the Indian society.

16 Jan 2021


Boy forced to undergo sex-change surgery; gangraped multiple times: DCW

In a horrifying incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly forced to undergo a sex-change operation around four years ago and repeatedly raped by a group of men in Delhi's Geeta Colony area, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) stated.

01 Aug 2020

Swati Maliwal

Delhi: Disabled senior citizens beaten, cramped at old age home

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal and Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam raided an old age home in the national capital on Friday.

02 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

DCW takes cognizance of 'inhuman conditions' at GB Road brothels

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken suo motu cognizance of the state of brothels operating at GB Road in the national capital.

03 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

21 May 2019

Delhi Police

Sex racket operating from Delhi mall spa busted by DCW

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday claimed to have busted a sex racket, operating out of a spa inside a mall in North Delhi's Rohini area.

13 May 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Sold by father, gang-raped, ignored by cops, woman burns self

A woman, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur is fighting for her life after she set herself on fire.

20 Apr 2019


Delhi: Sex racket busted in Aman Vihar, four held

A sex racket was busted and four persons were arrested in a joint operation conducted by the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and police in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar, the women's panel said yesterday.

30 Dec 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Nepal Embassy and the NGOs of Nepalese origin for investigation in the case of the disappearance of eight women and a minor from a Shahdara shelter home earlier this month.

10 Nov 2018


Delhi: 95-year-old woman, held captive by daughter-in-law, rescued

In a shocking incident, a 95-year-old woman, who was held captive by her daughter-in-law, was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women on Friday.

19 Sep 2018

Swati Maliwal

Starved, lying in excreta: Delhi-woman held captive by brother, rescued

In a shocking incident, a 50-year-old woman, who was held captive by her own brother for two years, was rescued by Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday.

Nirbhaya's mother approaches DCW over delay in execution of convicts

The mother of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in 2012, today said she approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to look into the delay in execution of the convicts.

12 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.

01 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 39 Nepali girls rescued in human-trafficking case from Paharganj

At least 39 Nepali girls were rescued from a hotel in Delhi's Paharganj by a joint team of the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and the Delhi Police in the early hours today, the women's panel said.

28 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man held in Munirka trafficking case of Nepali girls

A 32-year-old man involved in the Munirka human trafficking case in Delhi, where 16 Nepali women were rescued, has been arrested, the police said today.

22 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks

The Delhi government would double the financial assistance provided to the Resident Welfare Associations and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society for maintenance of parks and gardens across the city.

17 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Six-year-old mercilessly raped outside famous temple

Tainting Delhi's name once again, a man allegedly raped a six-year-old outside a temple at DDU Marg in central Delhi on Saturday.

20 May 2018

Union Cabinet

Experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for child rape victims

With the accelerating number of brutal child rape cases in Delhi, experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for victims.

18 May 2018


After uncle kills himself, blind rape-survivor considers withdrawing police case

A 20-year-old blind rape survivor is planning to discontinue the legal case after her uncle was found hanging outside a shanty in Delhi's Karol Bagh.

22 Apr 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast

Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.

16 Apr 2018


Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

In the wake of the horrific rape cases that have shamed the nation, Anand Mahindra, the Chairman of Mahindra Group, has volunteered to execute the perpetrators.

16 Apr 2018


Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators

India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.

11 Apr 2018


Marriage without consent: SC wants security for Karnataka woman

Supreme Court today asked Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married-off without her consent.

02 Mar 2018


Delhi: Husband strangles wife, slits her throat, then surrenders

Marital discord apparently drove a man to take his wife's life. Umesh, a mechanic in Delhi's Bindapur, strangled Meenakshi, slit her throat with a kitchen knife, and surrendered to police.

13 Jun 2017


HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

The Uttarakhand HC has directed all courts in the state to hear cases of acid attack, sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism daily and dispose them of in three months.

26 May 2017

Delhi Police

DU Admissions- ECA admissions get more simple

This year, admission procedure for students applying to colleges through the 'Extra-Curricular Activities' quota in DU has changed in many ways.

28 Apr 2017


Delhi school fears 'bad name' if rape survivor attends classes

Parents of a rape survivor in Delhi have alleged that her school has asked them not to send her to classes as it would "tarnish" their institute's name.

21 Mar 2017


Job reservation for acid attack victims remains undecided

Months after the Centre announced categorization of acid attack victims as 'disabled' to ensure them reservation in jobs, a notification on the matter still remains pending, with no specific deadline mentioned.

28 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi inaugurates India's first integrated heliport

India's first integrated heliport was inaugurated on Tuesday by Civil Minister Gajapathi Raju.

10 Feb 2017

West Bengal

1.3 kg cocaine recovered from stomach of African-origin smuggler

1.3 kilos of cocaine was recovered from an African-origin smuggler who arrived in Delhi on February 6.

28 Jan 2017


Delhi saw 1,393 deaths in road accidents last year

In 2016, there were reportedly 1393 deaths in road accidents in Delhi. Four out of every 10 victims were pedestrians, while 503 two-wheeler riders were killed. The two Ring Roads claimed 203 deaths; NH-8, GT Karnal Road accounted for most other fatalities.

22 Dec 2016

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Love it, crib about it but can't ignore Delhi!

Among the many things Delhi is known for, one is its ability to shock and surprise people.

14 Dec 2016


Child born out of rape, entitled to compensation: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC while issuing a direction in a rape case where a man raped and impregnated his 14-year-old stepdaughter, said that a child "born out of rape" was also authorized to get compensation like "maintenance and support".