Centre may repeal suicide bid as penal offence

The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that it is willing to
consider repealing suicide bid as a penal offence.

Binayak Sen demands repeal of sedition laws

Rights activist Binayak Sen demanded repeal of sedition laws, saying they were being used
to "suppress" the voice of the people.

PUCL to submit memo for repealing sedition provisions: Sen

Stating that governments use
sedition provisions to target people opposing it, rights`
activist Binayak Sen on Saturday said PUCL will submit a memorandum to Parliament with
10 lakh signatures, demanding abolition of the law.

Amnesty demands repeal of Public Safety Act in J&K

Amnesty International on Monday
demanded repeal of Public Safety Act(PSA) in J&K, alleging it had been used as a "revolving door" to
detain up to 20,000 people without trial since the start of
militancy two decades ago.

Repeal AFSPA, PSA, says UN rapporteur

A UN envoy on Friday said Armed Forces Special Powers Act
and the Public Safety Act should be repealed while
continuation of other controversial laws should be reviewed.

Jharkhand Assembly adopts repeal of Ceiling Act

Amid strong protests by the
opposition, the Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act, 1999
was on Tuesday approved by the Jharkhand Assembly.

Meghalaya repeals British era Police Act

The Meghalaya Police Bill 2010 was
passed by the state Legislative Assembly on Friday repealing the
British era Police Act of 1861.

K`taka govt repeals ordinance amending the Panchayat Raj Act

The Karnataka cabinet on Tuesday
decided to repeal the ordinance amending the Panchayat Raj
Act, saying it has hurt the reservation quota of Other
Backward Classes.

Malaysian Bar asks govt to repeal sedition act

The Malaysian Bar has
asked the government to repeal the country`s authoritarian
Sedition Act as it severely encroaches upon "freedom of
expression" and exercise of fundamental civil liberties
enshrined in the Constitution.