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Handle with care

The question whether marital rape should be treated as a criminal offence should be handled with care. While the Justice J.S. Verma Committee called for marital rape to be made an offence, a parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

In the court, I tried to never make anybody feel small

Justice Leela Seth. The first woman ever to top the Bar examination in London and the first woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, Justice Leila Seth speaks to Srija Naskar about a life lived by the law. Leila Seth needs no introduction.
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago

Can religion, politics be kept totally apart?

The vice-president’s overall concerns are legitimate as he casts his eye on the indifference shown in recent times by various organs of the state to victimisation of religious minority communities The vice-president’s overall concerns are legitimate as he ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
Bangalore Mirror

A room, with the right view

O Surely intense love for one's country is meaningless if we have intense prejudice for countrymen and women? Housing discrimination is rampant in India and manifests itself in many forms - ethnic, racial, classist, casteist and even on the basis ...
 Bangalore Mirror1 month ago
Hindustan Times

It is time for real action on marital rape

Given the Modi government's commitment to improving the lot of women, we would expect proactive attempts to ensure gender justice. But the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs in its latest report has steered clear of declaring marital ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Time to act tough on marital rape  HT Syndication1 month ago

Criminalising marital rape will stress family system

A Parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape is brought under law, the entire family system will be under great stress. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhury said in Lok Sabha that the department-related ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Family System Will Be Under Great Stress If Marital Rape Is 'Criminalised'  NDTV1 month ago

Why marital rape must be a crime

The question whether marital rape should be treated as a criminal offence has once again arisen after Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi repeated the government's stand in a written reply in Parliament. She said, The ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Manipur MP demands repeal of AFSPA

Correspondent IMPHAL, March 11 - Manipur's Lok Sabha MP Dr Thokchom Meinya Singh has urged the Centre to intervene and direct the Union Home Ministry to reconsider its decision to reject the Jeevan Reddy Committee report to repeal the Armed Forces ...
 Assam Tribune1 month ago Meinya urges to repeal AFSPA  Sangai Express1 month ago

Supreme Court rejects the plea to criminalize marital rape in India

India pledged for parity on this International Women's Day, however, when the time came to put that pledge into effect, India disappointed many women. On one hand, India celebrated the emancipation of women. But on the other hand, it led down the ...
 News24online1 month ago

Kanhaiya episode coverage raises serious questions about freedom of press

(Ashutosh is an official spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party, and the former editor of a TV news channel. He gives his views on the JNU-Kanhaiya Kumar sedition episode, and the television coverage thereof.) The philosopher John Stuart Mill once said: The ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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