Juvenile Justice Bill brings 'new regime of safety': Maneka Gandhi

Hailing the passage of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014, in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said the law comes as a "new regime of safety for potential victims".

Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults
Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to try juvenile in the age group of 16-18 under laws for adults for heinous crimes.

Dec 16 gang-rape convict seeks prosecution of documentary maker

One of the four convicts, facing death penalty in December 16 gang-rape and murder case, today moved the Delhi high court seeking CBI inquiry and prosecution of the controversial BBC documentary maker.

Juvenile Act to be amended to address crime, adoption: Maneka Gandhi

Government proposes to amend the Juvenile Justice Act to address the complex issue of crimes committed by juveniles and pave the way for making adoption easier, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said on Tuesday.

Indian govt should hang its head in shame: Nirbhaya documentary filmmaker

British-based filmmaker Leslee Udwin says the Indian government should hang its head in shame for banning her documentary on the December 16, 2012 fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman.

Women activists oppose ban on Dec 16 gang-rape film telecast

The All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) on Thursday strongly opposed the blanket ban on the documentary on December 16, 2012 gang-rape incident by BBC and demanded action against the defence lawyers in the case, ML Sharma and A P Singh.

Nirbhaya documentary row: Govt serves legal notice to BBC; YouTube blocks film
Nirbhaya documentary row: Govt serves legal notice to BBC; YouTube blocks film

An upset government on Thursday served a legal notice on BBC over broadcast of controversial interview of Delhi gang-rape convict and said YouTube had removed the video even as it instructed telecom operators to ensure that it is not available to their subscribers.

Tihar issues legal notice to BBC, says shorter version shown

Tihar authorities on Thursday issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape saying that its makers violated the conditions of permission to shoot and they should stop its broadcast.

Broadcast of BBC documentary an 'insult of womanhood': Prasad

Terming the broadcast of the controversial interview of a Delhi gang-rape case convict as an "insult of womanhood", Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that the "country is hurt by the documentary".

Cops to approach CERT-In for blocking BBC documentary from Internet

Delhi Police is in the process of approaching the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), an arm of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, to block the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape from appearing anywhere on the Internet including video sharing websites like YouTube.

Mixed reactions to BBC move to air gang-rape convict interview

The decision by BBC to broadcast the controversial interview of one of the December 16, 2012, gang-rape convicts despite the restraining order against its screening has evoked mixed reactions among political parties.

Govt asks YouTube to remove BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape

Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gang-rape, saying that it is a very sensitive matter.

Delhi gang-rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': Ban's spokesperson

The remarks by one of the Delhi gang-rape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women.

Gang-rape documentary: BBC airs film in UK, rejects India's call for worldwide ban
Gang-rape documentary: BBC airs film in UK, rejects India's call for worldwide ban

The British Broadcasting Corporation on Thursday morning (IST) telecast the controversial documentary in UK featuring one of the December 16 gang-rape convicts despite Indian government's call to block the film worldwide.

Amid uproar, government says won't allow broadcast of December 16 gang-rape documentary
Amid uproar, government says won't allow broadcast of December 16 gang-rape documentary

Amid uproar in Parliament over a documentary which featured one of the December 16 gang-rape convicts, the Home Ministry on Wednesday went into damage control mode, saying orders were obtained from court to restrain the broadcast of the documentary and promising to investigate how permission was given to interview the rapist.

Up to govt to decide whether convict's interview should be aired: Nirbhaya's mother

Nirbhaya's mother on Wednesday reiterated her demand for the death penalty for Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, and said it was up to the government to decide whether to broadcast his controversial interview or not.

Nirbhaya case: Interview has exposed living reality of parochial mindset, says Kiran Bedi

Reacting to a documentary on December 16, 2012 gang-rape, which has created a storm, former cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi said on Tuesday that it has exposed a living reality of a parochial mindset.

25-yr-old woman gang-raped by friend, 2 others at V-Day party in Delhi

 A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by her friend and two others after they purportedly laced her drink with sedatives during a Valentine's Day party in south Delhi's Rangpuri area.

PM Modi meets Nirbhaya's parents, says govt doing utmost for security of women
PM Modi meets Nirbhaya's parents, says govt doing utmost for security of women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nirbhaya's parents on Tuesday and assured them that his government was doing its utmost for safety and security of women.

Bus ride organised in Delhi in memory of Dec 16 gang-rape

A bus ride was on Tuesday organised in the national capital in memory of the 2012 December 16 bus gangrape and murder incident which shook the nation.