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Maneka Gandhi

Indian politician and activist

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Maneka Gandhi: Indian politician and activist
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is a member of Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian parliament. She belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party. She is also an animal rights activist, environmentalist, and widow of the indian politician Sanjay Gandhi. She has been a minister in four governments, most recently in Narendra Modi's government from May 2014 to May 2019, and has authored a number of books in the areas of etymology, law and animal welfare.


Govt reconstitutes GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

The other members of the reconstituted GoM are: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. Apart from Singh, who..
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Maneka, Varun Gandhi pay tribute to Sanjay Gandhi on his 39th death anniversary

Sanjay Gandhi, a former MP died in an air crash in the year 1980 near Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi. He was flying a new aircraft of the Delhi Flying club, and, while performing an aerobatic..
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BJP MP from Rajasthan Om Birla likely to be Lok Sabha Speaker

Birla's appointment comes as a shift from discussions pitching former minister Maneka Gandhi's name as the next Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
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Smriti Irani meets Maneka Gandhi, discusses WCD Ministry issues

Smiriti Irani looks forward to tackle the issues of women and children as the centre assigns her the WCD Ministry.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Committed to take all steps to ensure women empowerment: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani succeeds outgoing WCD minister Maneka Gandhi, who was dropped from the Union council of ministers this time.
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Sushma Swaraj, Maneka Gandhi, Rajyavardhan Rathore among notable omissions in Modi government

Sushma Swaraj and Rajyavardhan Rathore are among the notable omissions in the BJP-led NDA's second innings. Another key BJP leader who did not make it to the Cabinet this time, is JP Nadda. He could be..
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Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem Speaker in 17th Lok Sabha

Maneka Gandhi, 62, a veteran BJP leader, had won from the Sultanpur seat in Uttar Pradesh. The main duty of the pro-tem Speaker is to administer the oath of office to new members of the Lok Sabha.
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Santosh Gangwar likely to be appointed pro tem Speaker and possibly Speaker

Senior-most Lok Sabha member Santosh Gangwar may be appointed as pro-tem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. Though another BJP member Maneka Gandhi shares the distinction with him, the possibility of her..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sultanpur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 UP: BJP's Maneka Gandhi wins by 14,000 votes

The constituency went to polls in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 12.
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Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi is contesting from Sultanpur, the seat won by her son Varun Gandhi in 2014.
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Poll panel 'strongly condemns' Maneka Gandhi's ABCD remark

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There shouldn't be censor board to keep tab on politicians' speeches: Himanta Biswa

Himanta Biswa's remark comes amid the Election Commission recently banning political leaders like Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati, Maneka Gandhi, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Azam Khan from campaigning for a period..
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In veiled attack on EC, Himanta Biswa Sarma says there shouldn't be censor board to keep tab on politicians' speeches

His remark comes amid the Election Commission recently banning political leaders like Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati, Maneka Gandhi, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Azam Khan from campaigning for a period of time for..
DNA - Published

Day after EC ban on politicians, Supreme Court expresses satisfaction over poll body's action

Following the SC rap for EC, the poll panel on Monday afternoon took action against Adityanath, Mayawati, Azam Khan and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.
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Maneka Gandhi's ‘ABCD’ formula: More votes, more progress

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EC takes action against Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi for poll code violation

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Vote for me, you will need me once elections are over: BJP's Maneka Gandhi tells Muslims; Congress complains to EC

Addressing an election rally on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur, Gandhi told Muslims to vote for her as they will need her once the Lok Sabha elections are over.
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Notice issued to Maneka Gandhi for communal remarks

Union minister Maneka Gandhi was on Friday issued a show-cause notice after she kicked off a major controversy when she told the Muslims in Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh to vote for her if they wanted her..
IndiaTimes - Published

Here is what Maneka Gandhi told Muslim voters in UP's Sultanpur

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Maneka Gandhi, Varun Gandhi swap seats; BJP piles on star power

Jaya Prada gets a party ticket from UP; MM Joshi dropped
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Murli Manohar Joshi dropped; Maneka, Varun, Jaya Prada in BJP's list for UP

IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Elections: BJP releases 10th list of 39 candidates; swaps seats of Varun Gandhi, mother Maneka

Varun Gandhi is currently an MP from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
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By ensuring women's safety, NDA has set 'very high' benchmark for next govt: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said the current National Democratic Alliance government had set a very high benchmark for the next dispensation to live up to by ensuring safety of..
DNA - Published

45 NRIs lost passport for abandoning wives: Maneka Gandhi

The passports were cancelled by the Integrated Nodal Agency - chaired by WCD secretary Rakesh Srivastava - formed last May to look into such cases.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

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