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SC to pronounce verdict on pleas challenging exception clause in rape law

SC likely to give verdict in plea challenging exception in mar...

Section 375 of the IPC, which defines the offence of rape, has an exception clause that says intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape. New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a ... Zee News, 2 months ago

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Over 2,000 POCSO cases registered in Kerala in 2016

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 2,000 cases were registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in Kerala last year. According to the Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, police records from January-December 2016 show ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago 2,093 POCSO cases registered in Kerala in 2016  Asia Net India3 weeks ago

No bail for disgraced ex-minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of former Samajwadi Party minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, currently under arrest for rape. Judge Justice Uma Shanker Sharma rejected his ...
 DNA2 months ago

M P Birla school sexual assault : Meeting goes inconclusive

The tripartite meeting between the management of G D Birla Centre for Education, guardian's forum and the police on the ongoing impasse in the school here in the metropolis remained inconclusive on Tuesday. The school continued to remain shut for an ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Kolkata rape: GD Birla school faces legal action after abrupt shutdown, rights body says fate of 7,000 students at stake  DNA1 week ago Kolkata sexual assault case: School closed indefinitely, action demanded against Principal  DNA1 week ago Child sexual assault: School suspends classes, parents agitate  Deccan Herald1 week ago

NCPCR invites tips to arrest CSA crimes

The circular uploaded to NCPCR's website states that the Parliament has already introduced a comprehensive Act namely The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012
 DNA1 week ago

SC criminalises sex with under-18 wife, can attract jail term from 10 years to life

The Supreme Court judgement criminalising sexual intercourse by a man with his minor wife can attract a jail term of 10 years under the India Penal Code or even a life term under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
 DNA2 months ago Supreme Court criminalises sex with wife under 18, but remains silent on marital rape: 10 facts  DNA2 months ago Sex with minor wife above 15 could be prosecuted for rape, SC rules  Deccan Herald2 months ago Sex with wife between 15-18 years is rape: SC  Rediff.com2 months ago

Victim's silence regarding rape, not proof of consent: HC

The silence of a rape victim cannot be taken as proof of consent for sexual relations, the Delhi High Court has observed while upholding a mans 10-year jail term for raping a pregnant woman. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal made the observation while rejecting ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Rape victims silence no proof of consent: Delhi HC  Rediff.com1 month ago

Pune: 2-year-old abducted, sexually assaulted, strangled to death; police detain suspect

Pune : A two-and-a-half-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted from her home in Pune on Saturday night, has been found dead, 500 metres away from her residence, near Kudale Mala off Sinhgad Road. According to the police, the girl was sexually assaulted ...
 Sify1 month ago Pune horror: Two-and-a-half year old girl kidnapped, raped and murdered  Rediff.com1 month ago

Aadhaar Act contravenes right to life and personal liberty

Aadhaar-related schemes and the Aadhaar Act exist on the assumption that Right to Privacy is not a Fundamental Right. The SC's verdict has totally demolished this flawed assumption, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The fourth in a 7-part series. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, had written in 1787 that 'if once people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, Congress and assemblies, judges and governors shall become ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Passenger who allegedly molested Zaira Wasim sent to jail

The passenger who allegedly molested Zaira Wasim on board a a Delhi- Mumbai flight on December 9, has been sent to judicial custody till December 22.The accused, 39-year-old Vikas Sachdev, was arrested on December 10. He has been booked under section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of IPC, and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act since the actor is a minor.The airline -- Vistara -- said it has submitted an initial ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Zaira Wasim molestation row: ‘Molester’ sent to 2 days custody; wife claims he’s innocent  Bollywood Hungama2 days ago 39-year-old Vikas Sachdev arrested for molesting Zaira Wasim in a flight  Bollywood Hungama2 days ago Husband had accidentally touched actor, claims wife of Zaira's 'molester'  Rediff.com3 days ago
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