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How the Mahmood Farooqui acquittal jeopardises whatever progress was made post Nirbhaya
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How the Mahmood Farooqui acquittal jeopardises whatever progre...

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.com, 1 week ago
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CAB accuses BCCI of 'discriminating' players of Bihar, Puducherry, NE states

The Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Monday wrote a letter to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, wherein it objected to non-allotment of matches to Bihar, Puducherry and north-east states by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). In a ...
 Sify3 weeks ago SC issues show cause notices to BCCI top brass, summons them  Deccan Herald1 month ago Why BCCI's top officials are in trouble yet again...  Rediff.com1 month ago BCCI secy had invited disqualified office bearers: CAB to SC  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Ryan murder: Trustees refused advance bail; more arrests likely

The Gurugram Police detained and questioned Harpal Singh, a gardener at the Ryan International School, who is a key witness in the murder of the Class 2 student, and is likely to make more arrests, a senior Special Investigation Team officer said on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Bombay high court rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of three trustees of the Ryan International Group but granted them interim protection from arrest till Friday to enable them file appeal.   The court also directed ...
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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.com1 month ago Criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage: govt  Deccan Herald1 month ago Criminalising marital rape will weaken marriage, says Centre in affidavit  Rediff.com1 month ago

Can't compel legislature to frame law on compulsory voting: SC

The Supreme Court today sought to know whether it can hear a PIL seeking a direction to Centre for ensuring compulsory voting in polls when the issue squarely fell within the domain of the legislature. The apex court observed that it is Parliaments job to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Govt declines to share details of CBI chief appointment

The Personnel Ministry has refused to share details on the appointment of the CBI chief citing confidentiality clause under the Right to Information Act. Replying to an RTI appeal, it said the appointment of CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma was done through the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month 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 ...
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HC asks UP govt what action it took in Gorakhpur deaths case

The Allahabad high court on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to inform it about action taken on the inquiry report of the chief secretary into the deaths of children in the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur.The Lucknow bench of the high court set August 28 as the next date of hearing in the matter.The bench of Justice Vikram Nath and Justice D S Tripathi was hearing a PIL moved by one Dilip Kumar Verma.Earlier this month, 72 children admitted to the government-run hospital in ...
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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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