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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, 2 months ago

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 Herald2 months ago
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How the Mahmood Farooqui acquittal jeopardises whatever progress was made post Nirbhaya

The Delhi High Court’s move to dilute the definition of consent while acquitting filmmaker Mahmood Farooqui of rape charges is not just legally untenable but adversely impacts anti-rape laws, say legal experts. Giving the benefit of doubt to the Peepli ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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#MeToo: Indian men don't see sexism as a huge problem

'I see liberal men shocked at the flood of #MeToo on their timelines, men who rail against these terrible things, but who haven't had the slightest idea how many of their friends and family have suffered under their noses, nor how much,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When Nirbhaya was dying in a Delhi hospital in 2012, India saw huge, anguished citizens' protests. A rattled United Progressive Alliance administration clamped down on the protests. Many people didn't see ...
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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.
 DNA1 month 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.com2 months 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.com2 months ago
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