Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Former CJI JS Verma passes away
Former Chief Justice of India, Justice JS Verma passed away on Monday at the age of 80 due to multip...
CPI opposes proposal to lower age of consent
Opposing proposal for lowering age of consent for consensual sex from 18 to 16, CPI said it will enc...
Raje wants debate on lowering the age of consensual sex
Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she wanted a debate on the Centre`s d...
Govt calls all-party meet for consensus on anti-rape bill
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
With the Cabinet deferring the anti-rape law bill, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tues...
Special cabinet meet on anti-rape law soon: Chidambaram
A special cabinet session may be called soon to clear the anti-rape law, Finance Minister P Chidamba...
Anti-rape law: `Cabinet meeting may be convened`
Government Friday said a special meeting of the Cabinet could be convened to pass the criminal law (...
Anti-rape law delayed; no consensus in Cabinet?
The Union Cabinet deferred taking a discussion on the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill after consensus ...
Protest against anti-rape ordinance in Delhi
Women activists and students will hold a protest in the national capital Thursday against the govern...
Bring electoral, police reforms, to check sexual assault: Bedi
Kiran Bedi said Centre should have respected all aspects of the Justice Verma recommendations while ...
Organs of Constitution should respect limits: Law Minister
Days after Supreme Court questioned government over allowing FDI in retail, Law Minister Ashwani Kum...
Anti-rape ordinance a landmark decision, says Union Law minister
Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said the proposed ordinance on anti-rape law will prove...
Mixed response to ordinance on sexual violence against women
Ordinance on sexual violence against women evoked mixed response with BJP welcoming it but CPI(M), s...
Marital rape can lead upto 7 years of jail: Ordinance
Marital rape will also attract stringent punishment under the ordinance proposed by the Centre.
New anti-rape law not to be named after Delhi girl
The revised anti-rape law, which is expected to be stringent and facilitate speedier justice, is unl...
Shashi Tharoor wants new rape law to be named after Delhi gang-rape victim
Shashi Tharoor wants the new rape laws to be named after the para-medical student and has questioned...
Gang-rape: I have written to all parties to facilitate decision making, says Shinde
Sushilkumar Shinde said he has written letters to all political parties asking them to send their su...
Bangalore Police question 80 in law student`s rape
Police have questioned over 80 persons in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 21-year old Nati...
Rape to be renamed sexual assault – gender neutral
The Union Cabinet is likely to consider on Thursday a proposal to amend criminal law to make `rape` ...
Marital rape: Govt to raise age from 15 to 18 yrs
Government has fixed 18 years as the maximum age till which forceful sexual intercourse with the w...
Definition of rape not being diluted, says Chidambaram
Rejecting suggestions that government was diluting the definition of rape, Home Minister P Chidamb...
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