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Apr 26, 2017
Rape shield laws: Courts must protect privacy of victims, not allow debate on her sex lifeThe inherent problem with virginity testing and the failure to prevent a rape victim’s previous sexual history from being introduced as evidence is the presumption that a sexually active woman is dishonest.
Apr 23, 2017
TV actor Parth Samthaan booked by Mumbai Police on molestation chargesParth Samthaan has been accused of molestation by a 20-year-old model.
Apr 19, 2017
Aadhaar data privacy: UIDAI files FIRs against 8 websites for illegally collecting user infoThe Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has filed FIRs against eight unauthorised websites for promising Aadhaar-related services, and illegally collecting Aadhaar number and enrolment details from people.
Apr 08, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill: Despite the positive reform, a lot more needs to be done for the mentally illOn 27 March, Lok Sabha, in a unanimous decision, passed the landmark Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, a legislation seeking to rectify our country’s apathy hitherto towards people suffering from mental afflictions.
Mar 28, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill decriminalising suicide receives Parliament's approvalThe Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, that provides for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness, and also decriminalises suicide, secured parliamentary approval on Monday with the Lok Sabha's assent to the legislation.
Mar 09, 2017
Azaadi chants: Amending sedition law and curbing freedom is no solution to student violenceRecently, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said the Centre was contemplating bringing in a stricter sedition law to deal with students and people who raise slogans calling for 'aazadi' or 'freedom'.
Mar 08, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP blames Manipur CEO for ads goof-up, set to file counter FIRThe Manipur unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to file a counter-FIR against the State Election Commission (SEC) for "mentally harassing" the party's office bearers, and for allegedly creating confusion with regards to advertisements that were published in local dailies in Imphal, Manipur, on 3 March.
Mar 08, 2017
DU professor GN Saibaba’s life sentence is a conspiracy of BJP-RSS, says wife Vasantha KumariA Maharashtra court on Tuesday convicted wheel-chair bound Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and five others under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for 'waging war' against India and for their alleged Maoist links, and sentenced all but one to life imprisonment
Mar 03, 2017
West Bengal passes stringent bill against medical negligence in private hospitalsThe West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to regulate functioning of private health facilities, providing for up to three year jail terms and trials under the IPC for offenders and fines up to Rs 50 lakh in case of death of patients due to medical negligence.
Mar 02, 2017
Supreme Court turns down abortion plea: Strict, pedantic reading of law is threat to women's rightsIn what could have been deemed a landmark case on abortion laws, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, rejected the plea of a 37-year-old woman to abort a 26-week-old foetus that showed signs of Down’s Syndrome