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UP govt for discussion of new rape law

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 14:31

Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said that it would discuss the concerns raised by the BJP regarding misuse of the new rape law.

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.

Decision on anti-rape law bill cannot be taken in haste: Khurshid

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 14:10

With the Cabinet deferring the anti-rape law bill, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said the decision cannot be taken in haste.

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.

Anti-rape law delayed; no consensus in Cabinet?

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 08:37

The Union Cabinet deferred taking a discussion on the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill after consensus could not be reached over some key provisions in the bill.

Protest against anti-rape ordinance in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 21:46

Women activists and students will hold a protest in the national capital Thursday against the government`s ordinance amending anti-rape laws.