Articles about Swati Maliwal
21 Jul 2021
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
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.
01 Aug 2020
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
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
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.
06 Aug 2019
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
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
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.
19 Sep 2018
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.
11 Sep 2018
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: 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
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: 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
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
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
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
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'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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
10 Dec 2016
What's Delhi upto?
Demonetization has impacted UP state transport buses and fish and meat sellers in Noida.
07 Dec 2016
Jung appoints Dilraj Kaur to NCW
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."
03 Nov 2016
So, this happened in Delhi on 3rd Nov
Three brick-kiln labourers were gang-raped after being robbed of their cash by some men in Karoli village, Noida on Wednesday.
21 Sep 2016
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police
Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia lashed out at the Delhi Police over the gruesome murder of a 21 year old woman in broad daylight.