Govt ready for a debate on redefining age of juvenile

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.

Parl panel backs govt decision not to accept marital rape as criminal offence

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".

Hospitals can’t deny help to rape, accident victims: HC

The court’s order comes after the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old para-medical student on December 16. The girl and her friend were stripped off and thrown out of the bus.

`Judicial will needed to implement panel recommendations`

Strong political action and judicial will are needed to turn the recommendations of Justice JS Verma Committee into reality if violence against Indian women is to be curbed, said Amnesty International Thursday.