Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 18:31
Amid conflicting views on whether there is a need to revisit the definition of juvenile, the Centre said it was ready for a debate on the issue.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 19:50
The recommendations the Verma committee set up to suggest changes in the law in the aftermath of the Delhi gangrape incident have been forwarded to the Law Commission.
Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 21:58
A Parliamentary panel on Friday supported government`s decision not to accept marital rape as a criminal offence, saying it could lead to "practical difficulties".
Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 20:35
Majority of the members of a Parliamentary panel on Thursday supported capital punishment for rapists in cases where the victim either dies or is left in a persistent vegetative state.
Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 21:18
A number of leading women groups sought higher resource allocation in annual budget for implementation of steps to protect fair sex from violence and exploitation and ensure their financial inclusion.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 22:12
As government brings an ordinance on crimes against women, Parliamentary committee examining a similar bill, decided to seek views of Rajya Sabha Chairman on whether legislation was still "alive".
Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:25
PDP`s Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dubbed rejection of Justice J S Verma committee`s recommendation on AFSPA as "unfortunate" saying it reflected double standards in Centre`s resolve to uphold women dignity.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:21
Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gave her support, saying nature of crime shouldn`t be overlooked while deciding age issue.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:56
Union government is open to consultation and changes in ordinance on criminal law amendments passed by cabinet to deal with sexual crimes against women, External Affairs Minster Salman Khurshid said.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:07
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi met family members of the Delhi gang-rape victim, a day after government brought an ordinance providing for tough punishment to rapists.
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