Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Boston suspect`s widow hires criminal lawyer
The quest to find a resting place for the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev ...
Anti-rape bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today
The anti-rape bill, brought against the backdrop of the outrage over Delhi gang-rape, will be tabled...
Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill, age of consent stays at 18
The Lower House of Parliament on Tuesday passed the anti-rape bill, while maintaining the age for co...
Anti-rape bill tabled in Lok Sabha
The proposed anti-rape bill, which was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week, has been introduced i...
Govt relents, keeps age of consent for sex at 18
Under pressure from various opposition parties, the Union Cabinet on Monday agreed to keep the age o...
C`garh CM against lowering of age for consensual sex
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has opposed the Centre`s move to lower the age of consensual...
GoM agrees to bring down age of consent to 16
Sorting out differences, a Group of Ministers recommended lowering of age of consent for sex from 18...
WCD against lowering age of consensual sex from 18 to 16
The proposal to lower the age of consensual sex from the present 18 years to 16 continued to be the ...
10 yrs jail for retired cop for raping woman in police station
A retired Delhi Police official has been sent to 10 years in jail for repeatedly raping a widow in a...
Cabinet divided, GoM set up on rape bill
Amid persisting differences in the Cabinet, the tough law against rape and other crimes was on Tuesd...
Cabinet defers anti-rape law bill, refers it to GoM
The Union Cabinet on Tuesday deferred a decision on the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, which propose...
Cabinet to take up Criminal Law (Amendment) bill on Tuesday
Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, which proposes jail term to rape convict for life, will be taken up a...
MHA prepares for inter-ministerial talks on criminal law bill
The Home Ministry is moving fast to hold inter-ministerial consultations on the Criminal Law (Amendm...
Abolishing death penalty: Par panel members for broader debate
Majority of the members of a Parliamentary panel on Thursday supported capital punishment for rapist...
Rise in crimes against women a ‘matter of shame’: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hoped Parliament would "urgently" pass amendments ...
Par panel`s predicament over Criminal Law Bill after Ordinance
As government brings an ordinance on crimes against women, Parliamentary committee examining a simil...
None of Justice Verma panel recommendations rejected: Chidambaram
The government defended its decision to come out with an ordinance on sexual assault, saying it has ...
Ordinance should have been issued earlier, says BJP
The BJP Sunday said that the promulgation of ordinance for stricter punishment for sexual crimes aga...
China considers legalising secret detentions
The law would effectively legalise the forced disappearance of dissidents.
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