Par panel recommends review of Dowry Act

A Parliamentary Committee has
recommended the central government take immediate steps to
make the Dowry Prohibition Act more stringent and ensure that
it prescribes some mandatory obligations so that dowry is not
asked for.

Lokpal Bill should be given more teeth, says Ramdev

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday
appealed to the government to arm the Jan Lokpal bill with
more power to punish the corrupt, saying it should not go the
way of Lokayukta Act which he described as toothless.

Cow slaughter Act in MP becomes more stringent

In order to make Madhya Pradesh
Prohibition of Cow Slaughter Act 2004 more stringent, the
State Assembly on Thursday amended the existing law by raising the
quantum of punishment to be awarded under it.

Govt seeking amendments to make anti-plastic bag law stringent

To make the anti-plastic bag law
more stringent, Delhi Government is seeking amendments such as
a spot-penalty for defaulters in the relevant Bill which
would be introduced for passage in the forthcoming Assembly
session.

Organ Transplantation Act to be made more stringent

Realising that human organ
trade has been thriving despite a regulatory mechanism in
place, government on Thursday approved amendments to the Organ
Transplantation Act to provide for stringent punishment to
those indulging in such a practice.

Organ Transplantation Act to be made more stringent

Realising that human organ
trade has been thriving despite a regulatory mechanism in
place, government on Thursday approved amendments to the Organ
Transplantation Act to provide for stringent punishment to
those indulging in such a practice.

Stringent punishment for offences related to spurious drugs

Govt is in the process of
notifying a legislation which will provide for stringent
punishment, including life imprisonment, for offences related
to spurious drugs, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed
Rajya Sabha.