Delhi Commission For Women
01 Aug 2020
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
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
On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.
06 Jul 2019
A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Dwarka Sector 23, Delhi, the police said on Friday.
21 May 2019
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
A woman, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur is fighting for her life after she set herself on fire.
20 Apr 2019
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 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
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
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.
11 Sep 2018
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 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
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
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
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
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
With the accelerating number of brutal child rape cases in Delhi, experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for victims.
18 May 2018
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
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
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
India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.
11 Apr 2018
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
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
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
This year, admission procedure for students applying to colleges through the 'Extra-Curricular Activities' quota in DU has changed in many ways.
07 May 2017
Bombay HC has refused a plea by rape accused Gopal Shetye, who was jailed in 2009 and acquitted 7 years later. He had sought Rs. 200cr as compensation.
28 Apr 2017
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.
23 Apr 2017
Within a day of getting expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies.
21 Mar 2017
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
India's first integrated heliport was inaugurated on Tuesday by Civil Minister Gajapathi Raju.
10 Feb 2017
1.3 kilos of cocaine was recovered from an African-origin smuggler who arrived in Delhi on February 6.
28 Jan 2017
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
Among the many things Delhi is known for, one is its ability to shock and surprise people.
14 Dec 2016
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".
07 Dec 2016
Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung appointed Dilraj Kaur as a member secretary of the Delhi Commission for Women; the Kejriwal government recently termed the appointment of Alka Dhawan to the same post as "unconstitutional."
21 Sep 2016
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name figured on the FIR lodged against the Delhi Commission for Women over alleged irregularities in appointments.
20 Sep 2016
The Anti Corruption Bureau filed an FIR against Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for alleged irregularities in appointments of staff to the panel.
18 Aug 2016
Today on Rakshabandhan, offices of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) were raided by Delhi's Anti-corruption branch (ACB) officials.