Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: DCW

‘Callous police behaviour led to Bulli Bai case’ — Delhi women’s panel summons cyber crime cell

DCW chief Swati Maliwal asks why no arrests have been made in 'Sulli Deals' case despite FIR having been registered in July, says 'shall ensure accountability' from Delhi Police.

Darjeeling women ‘harassed’ & ‘racially discriminated’ in Delhi’s Hauz Khas, FIR filed

The alleged incident took place on 18 July near Delhi's Hauz Khas fort. A video of the incident that has since gone viral shows one of the women saying she was asked her 'rate'.

DCW seeks detailed report from Delhi Police on Disha Ravi’s arrest

The Delhi Commission for Women also asked police why the 21-year-old climate activist was not provided a lawyer of her choice when produced before a court.

DCW asks police to file FIR for ‘online abuse’ of pregnant Jamia student held in riots case

Jamia student Safoora Zargar is 3 months pregnant and was arrested by the Delhi Police on 10 April. She has since been subjected to a slander campaign on social media over her pregnancy.

DCW writes to PM Modi to bring law to hang rapists within 6 months of being convicted

DCW chief Swati Maliwal underlined the need to implement laws, increase police resources, and fix police accountability.

Swati Maliwal: The woman on an indefinite hunger strike that India hardly cares about

Maliwal is demanding the death penalty for rapists of minors, but the Centre or the BJP have taken no cognisance of her protest at Delhi’s Rajghat.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.