Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicManeka Gandhi

Topic: Maneka Gandhi

On ‘sidelined’ Maneka & Varun Gandhi’s home turf, BJP on course for clean sweep

Maneka Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency Sultanpur is divided into 5 assembly constituencies, and so is Varun Gandhi's Pilibhit.

Maneka Gandhi shuts down Delhi animal shelter for overhaul after ‘para-vet assault kills dog’

Maneka Gandhi, who started the Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre, said the temporary closing is to ensure upgraded infrastructure, better staffing and animal sensitivity training.

VM Singh — UP crorepati farmer leader targeted by BJP is Maneka Gandhi’s cousin

V.M. Singh was removed as national convenor of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee by farmers after offering to hold separate talks with govt for special law on MSP. 

Delhi HC seeks CBI stand on Maneka Gandhi’s plea challenging order in corruption case

According to the graft case lodged against the BJP leader and two others in 2006, they had allegedly sanctioned Rs 50 lakh as a grant to a trust in a fraudulent manner.

How People For Animals helped rescue stray animals when India was stuck indoors in lockdown

PFA, started by Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, is India’s largest animal welfare organisation. It carries out multiple drives and spreads awareness on caring for stray animals.

Nagaland bans sale of dog meat after incidents of pets being ‘shot at sight’ spark outrage

Local authorities had in May released a ‘shoot-at-sight’ order to kill dogs found roaming the streets purportedly from fear they might spread coronavirus.

Elephant or cow, Hindutva doesn’t give two hoots about animal welfare. Deaths are political

Hindus don't have any problem with cow slaughter or animal sacrifice unless it involves Dalits, Muslims, Christians or tribal people. Their outrage is fake.

We only allowed killing of boars, Kerala says as outrage over death of wild elephant grows

Kerala govt says it allowed farmers to kill boars but only by shooting, amid allegation that a pregnant elephant died after biting into explosive-laden bait meant for wild boars.

‘Working for China?’: Maneka Gandhi slams TikTok over animal cruelty videos on platform

In response to a complaint by BJP MP Maneka Gandhi, TikTok said it had taken down videos depicting animal cruelty, but Gandhi has demanded more stringent action.

Indians love cows but don’t understand this intelligent animal: Maneka Gandhi

Cows are intelligent and need to be treated as individuals. India needs to have better gaushalas.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.