Free Press Journal
  • Approached DCW to look into ‘delay’ in execution: Nirbhaya’s mother

    New Delhi: The mother of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in 2012, Tuesday said she approached the Delhi Commission for Women to look into the “delay” in execution of the convicts. The DCW issued a notice on Monday to Tihar Jail authorities over “delay” in execution of convicts in the December 15, 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case.

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    Appear before CBI if you have nothing to hide: Delhi High Court to self-styled godman Virender Dev Dixit

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today said if Virender Dev Dixit, who allegedly kept girls and women confined at an ashram founded by him in the national capital, has done nothing wrong, then why was he running away from the CBI which through Interpol has issued a blue corner notice to locate him. The query was addressed to the ashram’s lawyer by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and

  • Indore: Owner of property housing molestation accused Dixit baba’s ashram booked

    • Action taken after 3 minor girls were rescued from ashram on Monday night
    • Delhi HC orders CBI investigation, slams Delhi Police for not taking any action on various FIRs of victims

    Indore : City police on Tuesday booked the owner of the property from where the ashram of molestation-accused self-styled godman Virendra Dixit was being run for last many years. The action was taken after three minor girls

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    Delhi: Woman beaten, paraded naked for helping bust illicit liquor racket

    New Delhi: A woman who helped the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) and police to bust an illicit liquor racket in outer Delhi’s Narela, was today allegedly beaten and her clothes torn by other women of the locality who apparently were involved in bootlegging, police said.

  • Chandigarh stalking case: DCW Chief Swati Maliwal demands Subhash Barala’s resignation

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Thursday asked for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Haryana unit President Subhash Barala’s resignation after he was accused of using his power to save his son Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar in the Chandigarh stalking case.

  • Pay Feb salary, 25 per cent of arrears to DCW workers: HC

    New Delhi:The Delhi High Court today ordered the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to disburse February salary and 25 per cent of past arrears of 2016 to its workers to help them meet essential expenses, including paying their children’s fees.


    NEW DELHI: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) wrote to the Police Commissioner demanding security for a Kargil martyr’s daughter who complained of receiving “rape threats” allegedly from ABVP members.

  • Ray of hope dims in Delhi’s ‘Asha Kiran’

    The ghastly conditions in Delhi’s home for the mentally challenged ‘Asha Kiran’ revealed by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) whose chairperson Swati Maliwal accompanied by her team paid a surprise visit to, is utterly shocking and disconcerting. That as many as 11 inmates lost their lives in the last two months is a reflection of how these hapless people are subjected to sub-human conditions which require to be remedied forthwith.

  • Delhi cops on trail of ‘Kiss’ prank molester

    New Delhi : Amidst an outrage over New Year Eve mass molestation in Bengaluru and similar incidents here, a “prank” video posted on Youtube in which a youth tries to kiss girls randomly has invited criticism and prompted Delhi Police to start an investigation into the matter.

  • Delhi Commission for Women seeks FIR against Karnataka Minister, SP leader Azmi

    New Delhi : Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday filed a police complaint against Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara and Maharashtra MLA Abu Azmi for their “misogynistic” statements on Bengaluru mass molestation incident and demanded an FIR be lodged against them.

  • HC asks LG to apprise it about STF on women’s safety

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the office of the Lieutenant Governor to apprise it whether any special task force (STF) on women’s safety was in place in the national capital and if it did not exist then by when it would be set up.

  • Denied salary, DCW chief won’t celebrate Diwali

    New Delhi : Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal won’t celebrate Diwali on Sunday — in solidarity with her employees who have been denied salary.

  • ACB quizzes Sisodia in DCW recruitment scam

    New Delhi : The Delhi Anti Corruption Branch on Friday questioned Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with the alleged irregularities in recruitments for the Delhi Commission for Women, an ACB officer said.

  • Maliwal’s tit-for-tat complaint against Barkha, drags Dikshit

    New Delhi, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal today lodged a complaint with the Anti-Corruption Branch against her predecessors–Barkha Shukla and Kiran Walia–and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, alleging financial fraud.

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    ACB carries out searches at DCW office

    New Delhi: A team of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi government on Thursday carried out searches at the office of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) following a complaint by a Congress leader that it was indulging in illegal practices.