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 wife can be deemed as rape but the NCW which had proposed
inclusion of marital rape as a punishable offence.

Centre moots new body to promote basic research

The government is planning to
establish a separate agency to coordinate with research
organisations, provide funds and advise a proposed overarching
body in higher education on promotion on basic research.

Now, employees to pay tax on perks

The Government is considering
taxing most of the perquisites, including housing and
conveyance at the hands of the employees during this fiscal.