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UK age of consent debate casts its shadow in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:49

With the Britain Prime Minister David Cameron rejecting the request of dropping the age of consent to 15, debate over the controversial issue has got reignited in India.

SC notice to Centre on age of consent for sexual relations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 14:06

The SC issued notice to the Centre seeking direction for fixing the age of consent of a wife at 18 years for having sexual relations with her husband.

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.

Bring the age of sexual consent to 16 – for young’s sake

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 13:20

Is the age of consent in India pitched right at 18? Not so, many would say.