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Protest against anti-rape ordinance in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 21:46

Women activists and students will hold a protest in the national capital Thursday against the government`s ordinance amending anti-rape laws.

Govt has responded to Verma Commission report with sensitivity

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 22:01

In the wake of protests by women`s groups over the criminal law ordinance ignoring suggestions of Verma Commission on criminalising marital rape and reviewing AFSPA, government defended the proposed legislation.

New anti-rape laws will create fear among offenders: Tirath

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 16:42

Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said that the ordinance will definitely create fear among the criminal elements of the society.

RSS supports strong laws against rape: Mohan Bhagwat

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 19:33

RSS supports strong laws against rape, its chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday while calling for a "change in mindset" of the society.

No special session of Parliament on rape laws: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 18:53

The government on Friday ruled out convening a special session of Parliament to discuss stricter punishment for sexual offences.

Joshi hits out at Centre for not convening special

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 20:27

BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday hit out at the UPA government for not convening Parliament`s special session to discuss on need for stringent anti-rape laws.

Lalu bats for death penalty provision in anti-rape

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 14:52

Lalu Prasad on Thursday met the family of Delhi gang-rape victim at their native village where he made a strong pitch for strict anti-rape laws with provision for capital punishment.

Thousands of letters at Jantar Mantar urge strict rape laws

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 20:57

They seek justice.Their demands are now being scribbled on scraps of paper to be forwarded to a committee working on making tougher laws against rape.

Punjab, U`khand unveil measures to prevent crime against women

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 20:12

In the backdrop of the Delhi gang-rape incident, Punjab and Uttarakhand on Monday came out with a slew of measures.

Home Ministry seeks comments on rape laws

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 21:22

The government on Wednesday sought comments from the public, states and Union Territories on the suggestions made by a high powered committee headed by the Union Home Secretary for review of rape laws.