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Organs of Constitution should respect limits: Law Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 17:48

Days after Supreme Court questioned government over allowing FDI in retail, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar said Judiciary, Executive and Legislature should respect limits of their jurisdiction.

President Pranab`s nod to ordinance to fight sexual crimes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 16:56

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday gave his assent to the anti-rape law ordinance so as to put a check on crime against women amid opposition from various women`s groups.

Anti-rape ordinance a landmark decision, says Union Law minister

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:36

Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said the proposed ordinance on anti-rape law will prove to be a historic step to deal with the crime against women.

Mixed response to ordinance on sexual violence against women

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:25

Ordinance on sexual violence against women evoked mixed response with BJP welcoming it but CPI(M), several women`s groups opposed it for doing "injustice" to Justice Verma Committee recommendations.

Marital rape can lead upto 7 years of jail: Ordinance

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 19:12

Marital rape will also attract stringent punishment under the ordinance proposed by the Centre.

CPI-M against ordinance on Verma panel recommendations

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 16:28

Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday disapproved the government`s ordinance to deal with crime against women.

Parliamentary panel hears Home Secretary on anti-rape measures

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 21:29

In wake of shocking Delhi gang-rape incident, a Parliamentary Committee is mulling recommending a slew of corrective measures, including mandatory filing of FIRs in cases of sexual assault.

HC allows youth to hold anti-rape protest at Jantar Mantar

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 19:15

Delhi High Court extended by five more days its permission to 25-year-old youth to hold peaceful protest at Jantar Mantar against the December 16 brutal gang rape and murder of 23-year-old paramedic.

Joshi hits out at Centre for not convening special

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 20:27

BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday hit out at the UPA government for not convening Parliament`s special session to discuss on need for stringent anti-rape laws.

Lalu bats for death penalty provision in anti-rape

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 14:52

Lalu Prasad on Thursday met the family of Delhi gang-rape victim at their native village where he made a strong pitch for strict anti-rape laws with provision for capital punishment.

New anti-rape law not to be named after Delhi girl

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 15:58

The revised anti-rape law, which is expected to be stringent and facilitate speedier justice, is unlikely to be named after the Delhi gang-rape victim as suggested by some quarters.

Anna Hazare demands tough law against rapists

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 09:24

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday led a candle light march in support of the Delhi gang-rape victim.