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Juvenile law too soft on brutal offenders, SC asks
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Centre cites law panel report

Representational image NEW DELHI : The Justice J.S. Verma Committee, set up in the aftermath of the brutal Delhi gangrape case in 2012, had said marriage or any other intimate relationship between a man and a woman is not a valid defence against ... Deccan Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
Juvenile law too soft on brutal offenders, SC asks Millennium Post, 1 month ago

The lesser citizenship of Indian wives

How the law denies women the right to be a part of the Constitution's idea of India. Dissenting traditions The Justice Verma committee acknowledged that the exemption given to marital rape in the law stems from an outdated idea of marriage, ...
 Tehelka2 weeks ago No rape in marriage?  Rediff.com2 weeks ago WEDDING AS A SHORTCUT TO RAPE  Tehelka2 weeks ago Behind closed doors: Marital rape in India  Livemint.com2 weeks ago

India needs a law to deter marital rape

Prone to misuse Women should not use the law as a vindictive tool.Photo: GETTY The late Justice VR Krishna Iyer had emphasised the importance and the interpretation of the term Rule of Law. According to him, Rule of Law must run closely to the ...
 Tehelka2 weeks ago

The intent is fine but…

Spurred by the Law Commission, the Narendra Modi regime has opted to move towards decriminalising attempt to commit suicide, even though the conservatives in the establishment are not happy with the idea Against all odds Irom Sharmila has been ...
 Tehelka3 days ago

Death Anniversary: Known and rarely known facts about Rajiv Gandhi and his assassination

New Delhi, May 21: Rajiv Gandhi, who was the sixth and youngest Prime Minister of India. Following his mother Indira Gandhi's assassination, Rajiv Gandhi had become the prime minister in 1984. Massive sympathy votes had helped him to win the ...
 Oneindia4 days ago

MHA to set up emergency response system

NEW DELHI: The union home ministry has decided to launch a nation-wide unique and single emergency response number which can be used in case of any emergency, especially by women in distress. The ministry on Friday said it has invited proposals ...
 The Gulf Today1 week ago MHA to set up national emergency response system  Economic Times1 week ago

Inside a juvenile home

When he realized the man was dead, there was the question of getting rid of the body. It was not something the 17-year-old had done before. The corpse was heavy, of a man twice his age and size. He was not sure what to do, but the river was close ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

The law has no business in the bedroom

No licence to rape Marriage does not give a man the right to force himself upon his wife when she is unwilling to share intimate moments with him. Photo: Reuters Matrimony and murder both carry a mandatory life sentence, wrote John Mortimer, in ...
 Tehelka2 weeks ago

Marital rape should be a crime

12:04 am Feminists have long debated if man created God in his own image or the other way around because it is not a crime to rape a 15-year-old girl if she is your wife, nullifying the entire Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1978, which lays down 18 ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago

Blog: Both UPA, NDA govts have marital rape phobia

By Aman Sharma Minister of State for Home, Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary in Parliament last week listed reasons such as poverty and the concept of marriage being sacred for not making marital rape an offence in India, understandably creating a ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
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