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Where is the change? ask women as safety remains key issue

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:20

The brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old exactly a year ago had led to massive public outcry with thousands of people pouring out on streets in rage forcing Parliament to enact a new anti-rape law but nothing much has changed when it comes to safety of women in the capital.

Four Delhi gang-rape accused to be sentenced on Friday

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.

Former CJI JS Verma passes away

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.

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.

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.

Govt calls all-party meet for consensus on anti-rape bill

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.

Special cabinet meet on anti-rape law soon: Chidambaram

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.

Anti-rape law: `Cabinet meeting may be convened`

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.

Bring electoral, police reforms, to check sexual assault: Bedi

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.

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.

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.