Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 08:16
A fast-track court will on Friday announce the quantum of punishment to be awarded to the four convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape and murder case.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 22:48
Former Chief Justice of India, Justice JS Verma passed away on Monday at the age of 80 due to multiple organ failure.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 15:15
The Centre on Tuesday called an all-party meet on March 18 to discuss the contentious issues.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 17:29
A special cabinet session may be called soon to clear the anti-rape law, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said here on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 16:17
Government Friday said a special meeting of the Cabinet could be convened to pass the criminal law (amendment) bill.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 21:00
Kiran Bedi said Centre should have respected all aspects of the Justice Verma recommendations while framing a law on sexual assault.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 19:12
Marital rape will also attract stringent punishment under the ordinance proposed by the Centre.
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