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Anti-rape bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 09:06

The anti-rape bill, brought against the backdrop of the outrage over Delhi gang-rape, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Who amongst us have not followed girls: Sharad Yadav

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 23:29

The debate on the anti-rape bill on Tuesday witnessed heated exchange of words repeatedly in the Lok Sabha.

Anti-rape bill new, progressive: Shinde

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 21:47

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday termed as "new" and "progressive" the Criminal Law Amendment Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill, age of consent stays at 18

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 19:46

The Lower House of Parliament on Tuesday passed the anti-rape bill, while maintaining the age for consensual sex at 18 years.

Parties protest no-invite to meeting on anti-rape bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 18:00

Irked over not being invited for a meeting on the anti-rape bill, six regional and small parties Tuesday took "strong exception" to this and asked the PM to ensure that all parties are invited at these crucial meetings in future.

BJP to support anti-rape Bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 11:41

BJP on Tuesday said it will support the government in passing the anti-rape Bill by voting in its favour.

Anti-rape bill tabled in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 08:33

The proposed anti-rape bill, which was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week, has been introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde.

Govt relents, keeps age of consent for sex at 18

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 09:31

Under pressure from various opposition parties, the Union Cabinet on Monday agreed to keep the age of consent for sex at 18 years from 16.

CPI opposes proposal to lower age of consent

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 19:40

Opposing proposal for lowering age of consent for consensual sex from 18 to 16, CPI said it will encourage child marriage and open a pandora`s box of social anomalies like trafficking of children.

Anti-rape bill to face hurdles in Monday’s all-party meet

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 19:38

Proposed bill which seeks to hand down stringent punishment for crimes against women, including rape and acid attack, and lower age of consent for sex to 16, is to face hurdles in all-party meeting.

Raje wants debate on lowering the age of consensual sex

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 22:22

Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she wanted a debate on the Centre`s decision to lower the age of consensual sex from 18 to 16 years.

My party will support anti-rape bill: Mayawati

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 13:52

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday made it clear that her party will support the new anti-rape bill and not oppose it.