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SC verdict on defamation makes it tougher for women to speak up on sexual harassment

Updated : May 18, 2016

By : The Ladies Finger

Category : India

SC verdict on defamation makes it tougher for women to speak up on sexual harassment

India’s upholding of the criminalisation of defamation can only spell bad news for women trying to break the silence around sexual harassment #Sexual harassment #Criminal law #Crimes against women #IPC #RK pachauri #TERI #The Ladies Finger
What does release of the juvenile say about punishment for rape? Has he served his dues to society?

Updated : Dec 22, 2015

By : Bikram Vohra

Category : India

What does release of the juvenile say about punishment for rape? Has he served his dues to society?

The Supreme Court of India has, expectedly, struck down the plea to extend the detention of the juvenile in the Delhi gangrape of 16 December, 2012. It said there is nothing in the law to authorise such an extension. So that brings the whole debate back to the laws we have #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Criminal law #Nirbhaya #juvenile
Will not reduce the age of juveniles: Government

Updated : Feb 27, 2013

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Will not reduce the age of juveniles: Government

The Union government, as of now, will not reduce the age of juveniles under the Juvenile Justice Act, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #Criminal law #Krishna Tirath #Justice Verma Committee #Juveniles
Thanks to HC, Gujarat prisoners can apply for bail online

Updated : Jun 25, 2012

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Thanks to HC, Gujarat prisoners can apply for bail online

In a first, the Gujarat High Court has launched an online bail application system, made available to all convicts and undertrial prisoners of Sabarmati Central jail. #Bail #NewsTracker #Gujarat High Court #Criminal law #Sabarmati Central jail
Don't yak on the phone and drive, the govt is watching

Updated : Mar 01, 2012

By : Akshaya Mishra

Category : India

Don't yak on the phone and drive, the govt is watching

The proposed changes in the Motor Vehicle Act hits where it hurts most: the wallet. #OnOurMind #Driving #Criminal law #Drunk driving #Texting while driving