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Delhi HC junks PIL seeking criminalisation of marital rape
Hindustan Times

Delhi HC junks PIL seeking criminalisation of marital rape

The Delhi high court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) asking for criminalisation of marital rape, and challenging the provisions of Indian Penal Code whereby a husband may have sex with his under-aged wife without attracting ... Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Marital rape should be a crime: Panel Mumbai Mirror, 2 weeks ago
Report calls for criminalising marital rape Pune Mirror, 2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror

All seth for justice

In town to deliver a talk on 'demand inheritance, not dowry', a former chief justice on laws close to her heart. Gently pushing herself forward on a bench at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Leila Seth chuckles, "Well, I can't push ...
 Pune Mirror1 month ago

Trying a child as an adult won't reform the offender

By Sadaf Modak and Arita Sarkar Sections of new Juvenile Justice Bill deeply problematic, violate constitutional rights: Experts. The Juvenile Justice Bill, which is to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha this monsoon session, is deeply problematic and ...
 Mumbai Mirror5 days ago
India Today


Journalist bodies lament absence of laws to protect scribes from lawbreakers REJECTING the Uttar Pradesh governments ex-gratia compensation to the family of slain journalist Jagendra Singh as too little, too late, journalists organisations ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Journalist bodies lament absence of laws to protect scribes  India Today1 month ago Call for investigation into journalist's burning death; police accused  Ifex1 month ago

Recall of rape mediation order gets positive response

Chennai: The Madras High court's order recalling its own order directing a rapist and his victim to go for mediation, has evoked a good response among women activists and jurists. National vice-president, AIDWA, U. Vasuki, who launched the protest ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Insensitive order  The Statesman1 month ago

Rape victim rules out out-of-court method

Rape victim rules out out-of-court method Saturday, 27 June 2015 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI The victim of a rape case has expressed her disgust and disappointment at the order of a Madras High Court judge who directed that the rapist V ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Maneka blasts unacceptable marital rape

NEW DELHI: Marital rape is condemnable as is violence against women in any form, said union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi. Her view assumes significance as it runs contrary to the government's position that charge of ...
 The Gulf Today1 month ago Maneka Gandhi: Marital rape is unacceptable  India Today1 month ago Marital rape is unacceptable: Maneka Gandhi  ProKerala.com1 month ago The road to women's safety  Speaking Tree3 weeks ago

Fat cats and underdogs

The first week of May witnessed significant developments within the criminal justice system that will have far reaching impact. At one end, the ministry of women and child development seemed to be at loggerheads with itself, sacrificing the rights ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago

Ram Murti gets booked for conspiring to kill a journalist

the heels of facing a gang rape charge by a girl in Shahjahenpur, state minister for backward class welfare, Ram Murti Singh Verma, finally seems to have fallen in deep trouble when the local police in Shahjahenpur, had finally booked him for ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

AAP govt draws flak for its 'two-finger' test advisory

New Delhi, Jun 8 (PTI) Even after the withdrawal of its advisory on 'two-finger' test on rape victims, AAP government today continued to be at the receiving end of outrage and criticism from various quarters including opposition parties who demanded ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago Aam Aadmi Party govt draws flak for its two-finger test advisory  Financial Express1 month ago
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