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".
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.
Union Cabinet on Friday recommended promulgation of an ordinance to amend the criminal law with focus on crime against women by incorporating some of the suggestions of Justice J S Verma Committee.
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday described as "shallow" remarks of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat about women, saying they only showed the thinking of the people making them.
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