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Why marital rape should be criminalised
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Why marital rape should be criminalised

'Why doesn't the prime minister wake up to these social issues?''This government is basically saying rape is all right.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com One in five married men in India have had non-consensual intercourse with their wives and such cases amount to between 9% and 15% of the total rapes in the country, stated a private member's bill tabled in the Rajya Sabha in 2015 by a Congress MP. Non-consensual sexual intercourse between a man and his wife, or marital rape, is not an ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Dera Sacha chief Ram Rahim Singh convicted in rape case

A special CBI court here today convicted Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case, in a verdict pronounced amid unprecedented security cover, over 15 years after an anonymous sexual exploitation complaint was registered against him. The ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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NCW notice to Kamal Hassan: time to revisit the rape victim-naming law?

The decision of the National Commission for Women (NCW) to issue a notice to Tamil film star Kamal Hassan – for disclosing the identity of a Kerala film star who was gangraped in a moving car – has reopened the debate on whether the identity of ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Speak up Delhi: Ban on public smoking and drinking only on paper

The recent shocking incident in which a 21-year-old photography student was killed after he objected to a man smoking in public has, so far, not moved the city government to make the laws against the nuisance of smoking and drinking at public places stricter.
 DNA18 hours ago
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It was a 'war-like situation', says HC on Dera violence

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday said the mayhem caused by followers of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh last Friday was a "war-like situation" which had to be tackled accordingly and gave a slew of directions in the matter. The court directed Punjab and Haryana governments to set up Special Investigation Teams of three officers, headed by an officer not below the rank of an Additional Director General of Police, to investigate all the cases registered at various places ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Dera chief verdict: Security forces start evicting followers after HC rap

The Haryana Police and central forces on Thursday night swung into action to flush out scores of Dera followers who have gathered in Panchkula over the past three days. IMAGE: Followers of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh arrive at his ashram in Sirsa on Thursday, ahead of the verdict in the rape trial. Photographs: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo State Director General of Police B S Sandhu said the night-long operation would be carried out and the premis, as Dera followers are ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Indian men think stalking women is normal

'The vehicles have evolved, the mindset hasn't. And it won't, not until boys are reformed to understand, imbibe and espouse the importance of consent,' says Veenu Sandhu. Chandigarh, for me, has always been one of the safest cities for women in India. Back in the late 1990s and into the mid-2000s, I would routinely drive home alone well past midnight after sending the next day's newspaper to print, confident in the knowledge that a police van would be stationed every kilometre or so. Quick to ...
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