Swati Maliwal

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

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.

JNU student allegedly raped by cab driver, claims police inaction

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.

Sex racket operating from Delhi mall spa busted by DCW

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks

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.

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

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.

Rape accused Daati Maharaj grilled for seven hours, denies charges

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Outraged over Surat rape, Anand Mahindra volunteers to execute rapists

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Delhi: NDMC demolishes illegal portion part of Rohini ashram

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.

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

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'.

Delhi: Summons issued to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

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.

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

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.

Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

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.

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

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.

Shunglu Panel: "Gross abuse of power" by AAP

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.

Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

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.

Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

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.

Anil Baijal may not fix relationship with Kejriwal

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."

Anil Baijal takes oath as the 20th LG of Delhi

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.

Love it, crib about it but can't ignore 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.

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung resigns

22 Dec 2016

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung resigns

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

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

What's Delhi upto?

10 Dec 2016

What's Delhi upto?

Demonetization has impacted UP state transport buses and fish and meat sellers in Noida.

Jung appoints Dilraj Kaur to NCW

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."

So, this happened in Delhi on 3rd Nov

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.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police

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.

Kejriwal in DCW FIR, points finger at Modi

21 Sep 2016

Kejriwal in DCW FIR, points finger at Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name figured on the FIR lodged against the Delhi Commission for Women over alleged irregularities in appointments.

FIR against DCW chief over appointments

20 Sep 2016

FIR against DCW chief over appointments

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.