Strong anti-rape law still not a deterrent?
Apr 22, 2013
Rape of India's daughters continues
Apr 19, 2013
'हम में से किसने नहीं किया लड़कियों का पीछा'
Mar 19, 2013
Neha Thirani Bagri and Heather Timmons, The New York Times | Tuesday June 11, 2013
Dheeraj Dixit used to make 2 dollars a day snapping photographs of the tourists milling around the Gateway of India, the imposing monument at the southern tip of Mumbai. But a recent series of well-publicized attacks on women in India, and the intern...
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The UN Special Rapporteur quoted one person on her trip as describing violence against women as spanning the "life cycle from womb to the tomb".
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma was the architect of a report that became instrumental in shaping a new, stronger anti-rape law in the country.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 22, 2013
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said an all-party meeting should be held to suggest amendments to tackle any shortcomings in the anti-rape law and also called for death penalty in cases of barbaric rapes.
Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 22, 2013
The Rajya Sabha is discussing security for women, not very far from where angry demonstrations are being held in New Delhi to protest against the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl last week.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 22, 2013
In an effort to ensure that the Rajya Sabha functions, Chairman Hamid Ansari has offered structured debates on all issues that the opposition wants to raise. He has already allowed a discussion on growing crime against women after the Opposition crea...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 3, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the anti-rape bill, providing enhanced punishment for rape, making stalking and voyeurism criminal offences and fixing the age of consent for sex at 18.
Mid-Day.com | Monday March 25, 2013
A 55-year-old ward boy of a government-run hospital in Ulhasnagar became perhaps the first accused in the city to be booked under the tough new anti-rape law, which was passed by Parliament last week. Officers of the Central police station in Ulhasna...
Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday March 21, 2013
The Rajya Sabha today passed a law to provide stricter punishment for rape and other sexual crimes against women, two days after it was cleared by the Lok Sabha.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday March 20, 2013
After putting up an embarrassing show when the Lok Sabha debated the anti-rape bill yesterday, the Congress has instructed all its legislators to be present in the Rajya Sabha when the draft law to punish rape and other sexual crimes against women is...
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday March 19, 2013
The Lok Sabha this evening cleared a draft law to punish rape and other sexual crimes against women, introduced in the wake of the fatal gang-rape of a student on a Delhi bus.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday March 19, 2013
The new anti-rape bill, which seeks to provide stricter punishment for rape and other crimes against women, has finally been tabled in Parliament today. The bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde.
Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday March 19, 2013
New laws to punish rape and other crimes against women will be shared with Parliament today for discussion and debate. After a meeting with political leaders earlier on Monday, the cabinet cleared the anti-rape bill the same evening - the age of cons...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday March 18, 2013
An all-party meet on the anti-rape bill, which seeks to provide stricter punishment for crimes against women, has ended inconclusively. Another meeting is scheduled at 12:30 pm. The government has only till March 22 when Parliament goes into recess t...
Sunil Prabhu | Thursday March 14, 2013
Though different political parties have professed that protecting women with tougher laws that punish sexual offences is a top priority, a new law that aims to do just that may be delayed.