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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.
May 04, 2017
Goa Police asks its personnel to arrest people found drinking in public placesConsuming alcohol in public places in Goa can now land you in jail.
May 03, 2017
2008 Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya moves NIA court seeking dischargeSadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur moved a special NIA court in Mumbai on today seeking her discharge in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on basis of the Bombay High Court's remark that "prima facie no case was made out against her".
May 01, 2017
Virbhadra Singh's disproportionate assets case : Himachal CM's wife withdraws plea from courtHimachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's wife on Monday withdrew her application from a special court in which she had urged the court not to take cognisance of a CBI charge sheet filed against the couple into a disproportionate assets case.
Apr 28, 2017
Soumya murder case: SC dismisses Kerala govt's appeal for death penalty to convictSupreme Court on Friday dismissed a curative petition filed by Kerala government in the sensational Soumya challenging the convict Govindachamy's acquittal from murder charge
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.