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Open to changes in sexual crimes ordinance: Khurshid

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:56

Union government is open to consultation and changes in ordinance on criminal law amendments passed by cabinet to deal with sexual crimes against women, External Affairs Minster Salman Khurshid said.

Woman found dead in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 19:22

The woman`s body was recovered from a vacant plot in west Delhi`s Vijay Vihar at around 10 am in half-naked condition.

SC hints speeding up of hearing in cases against women

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 21:22

The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated it will speed up hearing of appeals pending before it in sexual harassment and other cases related to crime against women.

Delhi gang-rape: Centre reviews security in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 17:55

The government Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in the national capital and directed the Delhi Police to beef up security, especially for women, and expedite pending criminal cases.

Crime against women: Chhattisgarh minister blames stars

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:20

Chhattisgarh Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar has landed himself in a spot by saying that crimes against women were happening as their stars were in adverse positions, a remark termed as childish and vulgar by the state Congress.

Fast track courts to try cases of heinous crimes against politicians: Kamal Nath

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 20:02

Union Minister Kamal Nath on Monday favoured setting up of fast track courts to try politicians charged with heinous crimes.

SC wants overhaul of system to deter crimes against women

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 17:27

The Supreme Court called for a revamp of the system to provide for stringent punishment in cases of crimes against women.

APSCW calls for fast track court for crimes against women

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 14:08

APSCW chairperson Gumri Ringu made a series of suggestions including establishing forensic laboratories in every state before a three-member committee, headed by former Chief Justice of India JS Verma.

Bihar CM in favour of martial arts training for girls

Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 21:17

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that martial arts for self-defence would be taught to girls in all the schools in Bihar.

HC asks Maha govt to enact laws to tackle crimes against women

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 16:04

The Bombnay High Court has directed the state government to consider amending the law and file an affidavit within four weeks.

MP to set up courts to try crimes against women

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 22:13

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday expressed concern over growing incidents of crime against women.

Punjab sets up Committee for amendments to protect women

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 15:41

The Punjab government today constituted a state committee headed by a retired High Court Chief Justice to look into and suggest possible amendments in the Criminal Laws.