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Rape laws

Govt has responded to Verma Commission report with sensitivity

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.

Feb 02, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

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

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

Feb 02, 2013, 16:42 PM IST

RSS supports strong laws against rape: Mohan Bhagwat

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

Jan 13, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

No special session of Parliament on rape laws: Govt

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

Jan 04, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Thousands of letters at Jantar Mantar urge strict rape laws

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.

Jan 02, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

Home Ministry seeks comments on rape laws

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.

Mar 31, 2010, 21:22 PM IST