Delhi Commission For Women

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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.

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.

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

06 Jul 2019

Six-year-old undergoes surgery after brutal rape in Dwarka; accused arrested

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.

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: Sex racket busted in Aman Vihar, four held

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.

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

30 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

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.

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

12 Aug 2018

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.

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: Man held in Munirka trafficking case of Nepali girls

28 Jul 2018

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.

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.

Experts stress for a rehabilitation policy for child rape victims

20 May 2018

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Marriage without consent: SC wants security for Karnataka woman

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.

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

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.

HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

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.

DU Admissions- ECA admissions get more simple

26 May 2017

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.

No compensation for rape accused wrongly jailed for 7 years

07 May 2017

No compensation for rape accused wrongly jailed for 7 years

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.

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

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.

Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

23 Apr 2017

Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

Within a day of getting expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies.

Job reservation for acid attack victims remains undecided

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.

Delhi inaugurates India's first integrated heliport

28 Feb 2017

Delhi inaugurates India's first integrated heliport

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

1.3 kg cocaine recovered from stomach of African-origin smuggler

10 Feb 2017

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.

Delhi saw 1,393 deaths in road accidents last year

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.

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.

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

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".

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."

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.

Raid at Delhi Commission for Women

18 Aug 2016

Raid at Delhi Commission for Women

Today on Rakshabandhan, offices of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) were raided by Delhi's Anti-corruption branch (ACB) officials.