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Jun 19, 2017
Father rapes 14-year-old daughter in Rajasthan's Baran dist, grandmother lodges police complaintA 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father at Haliya village in Rajasthan's Baran district. The girl's grandmother lodged a police complaint against him.
Jun 18, 2017
Delhi man makes 'lewd gestures' at woman on IndiGo flight from Hyderabad, arrestedDelhi Police arrested a 56-year-old man at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for allegedly masturbating on-board a flight from Hyderabad.
Jun 14, 2017
Mental Healthcare Law: Drastically changes understanding of illness, but will it be effective?False incarceration of persons accused of suffering from mental illness has been a long-standing issue.
Jun 12, 2017
Coal scam case: Court to issue orders on 31 July, announce decision on trialA Delhi court will on 31 July issue orders on framing charges against a private firm and three persons in a coal block allocation case in Jharkhand.
Jun 01, 2017
Proving 'criminal conspiracy' remains complicated in India, but Babri Masjid case may bring clarityGiven that the criminal conspiracy charges make the CBI’s case against the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case more buoyant, it is worth exploring the ingredients of the offence and what issues are relevant for the prosecution to address in the present case
May 25, 2017
Female Genital Mutilation: Report recommends separate law, sensitisation to eradicate practice in IndiaA report titled ‘A Guide to Eliminating FGM in India’ prepared by Speak Out On FGM, a group of FGM survivors, and Lawyers Collective, a human rights NGO, calls for the need for a separate law to address the issue.
May 17, 2017
Vijay Nair sexual harassment case: Rising incidents against men emphasise need for gender-neutral laws in IndiaSexual harassment incidents committed against men (with the perpetrator being a woman) such as the Vijay Nair case are increasingly being reported and make one wonder whether we need gender neutral sexual harassment laws in India
May 17, 2017
Bombay HC sets 'intent' primary in sexual harassment cases; may renew debate on marital rapeBy making a ruling that upholds the rights of women, irrespective of where she is, the Bombay High Court has indicated that it is open to adjudicating controversial cases around violence against women including marital rape
May 10, 2017
Gujarat HC criminalises visiting brothels: Ruling could lead to harassment of voluntary sex workers, affect livelihoodAlthough Indian law does not criminalise prostitution, by holding the customers/clients of sex workers liable to punishment under Section 370 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, the Gujarat High Court has threatened the livelihood of sex workers in brothels
May 07, 2017
Typist working in Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam's office held for 'extortion'Police have arrested a typist working at the office of Maharashtra minister Ramdas Kadam for trying to "extort money" using the minister's name.