Swati Maliwal: News

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.

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.

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.

12 Oct 2022

Sajid Khan

FWICE supports Sajid Khan following DCW's complaint to I&B Ministry

Calls are being made to evict filmmaker Sajid Khan from the celebrity reality show Bigg Boss.

21 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP: In-laws booked for forcing woman to drink acid

A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the in-laws of a 22-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior who was allegedly made to drink acid for failing to fulfill their dowry demand, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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.

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.

05 May 2020


#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

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.

JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction

In a tragic incident, a 21-year-old student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was allegedly raped by her cab driver on Friday night.

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.

29 Dec 2018


Delhi: Girls abused inside shelter-home, chilli-powder put in private parts

On Thursday night, during a surprise visit to a shelter home run by an NGO, in Dwarka, the Delhi Commission of Women found that girls were ruthlessly abused by staff.

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.

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.

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 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Rape accused Daati Maharaj grilled for seven hours, denies charges

The Delhi Police grilled self-styled Godman Daati Maharaj for over seven hours on Tuesday evening in connection with rape charges levelled against him by a disciple.

05 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Center approves merely 4.5% of Delhi's police-staff requirement, DCW disappointed

Delhi Police is fighting a massive staff crunch. So DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal wrote to the Home Ministry (MHA) for an additional 66,000 personnel the force requires.

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.

22 Apr 2018


This lawyer's PIL helped bring death penalty for child rapists

Yesterday, in a much-needed move, the government approved death penalty for rapists of minors below 12.

16 Apr 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

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

Delhi Police

Delhi Police's helpline services to be reviewed before single-number helpline

A third party will be appointed to conduct audit of the Delhi Police helpline numbers to review the level of services provided by the personnel on receiving a distress call.

31 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: NDMC demolishes illegal portion part of Rohini ashram

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation(NDMC) conducted a demolition drive in self-styled godman Baba Virendra Dev Dixit's ashram in Vijay Vihar near Rohini.

21 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Over 100 women, some intoxicated, found 'trapped' in Delhi ashram

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction seems to have unravelled similar garbs of 'spirituality' worn by other 'godmen'.

08 Sep 2017


Delhi: Summons issued to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) served summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road, the infamous red light area, regarding their closure.

15 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office

PWD has slapped a fine of Rs. 27L on AAP for "unauthorized occupation" of its party office.

21 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

Congress members met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik demanding an FIR against CM Arvind Kejriwal over the Shunglu panel report, which alleged gross irregularities in the AAP government's decisions.

08 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP

After the Shunglu panel red-flagged several decisions by the Arvind Kejriwal government, Delhi L-G Anil Baijal cancelled the office space allotted to AAP near ITO.

06 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Shunglu Panel: "Gross abuse of power" by AAP

A three-member panel formed by former Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to examine decisions by the AAP government has alleged "gross abuse of power" by the Arvind Kejriwal-led administration.

24 Feb 2017


Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

The Supreme Court has recently declared that it would look into the Aam Aadmi Party government's plea of setting up a constitution bench.

05 Feb 2017


Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

Sources stated that Delhi's LG Anil Baijal will have to deal with issues raised by his predecessor Najeeb Jung. Jung clashed with the Delhi government's decision to appoint its own lawyers to argue their cases in the SC.

01 Jan 2017


Anil Baijal may not fix relationship with Kejriwal

Anil Baijal, the new Lt Governor of Delhi has remained non-committal about fixing the relationship with the Delhi government; he said, "I don't know why and how the relationship will improve. We will sit and talk."

31 Dec 2016


Anil Baijal takes oath as the 20th LG of Delhi

Anil Baijal has took his oath to office as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.

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.

22 Dec 2016


Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung resigns

On Thursday, Najeeb Jung resigned as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.

20 Dec 2016

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Everything that's cooking in the 'melting pot' called Delhi

Students pursuing PhD from the Delhi University are in for good news, as the university's academic council exempted them for clearing NET for a teaching job.