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Nov 18, 2017
Russia blocks UN resolution drafted by Japan to extend inquiry investigating Syria chemical attacksRussia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted UNSC resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria
Nov 05, 2017
Kerala govt allots Rs 10 crore to eliminate manual scavenging; plans health study to rehabilitate workersAs the Kerala government is all set to launch a state-wide survey and health study of manual scavengers next week, the unorganised nature of the group and reluctance of people to reveal their job is posing a challenge for authorities
Oct 29, 2017
Lalu Prasad Yadav calls alcohol prohibition a 'big failure', claims liquor is being delivered at home in BiharRJD president Lalu Prasad Sunday branded the prohibition in Bihar as a "big failure" and said liquor was now being delivered at home in the state
Oct 24, 2017
Watch: More than 70,000 people have been arrested in Bihar since the alcohol prohibition law came into effectMore than 70,000 people have been arrested in Bihar, after a draconian prohibition law came into force in April 2016. And while activists say the ban has pushed drinking underground and stigmatises poor communities, the booze ban idea has drawn national attention.
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Oct 11, 2017
Sex with minor wife between 15-18 years is rape, rules SC: Order could arrest growing trend of child marriageThe Supreme Court on Wednesday criminalised sex with a minor wife aged between 15 and 18 years, saying the exception in the rape law was arbitrary and was violative of the Constitution.
Oct 10, 2017
Supreme Court to declare verdict on plea challenging rape law tomorrowThe Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea challenging the validity of an exception clause in the rape law that permits intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years.
Aug 20, 2017
Bombay HC concerned over declining sex ratio, cracks the whip on violation of determination testsThe Bombay High Court has voiced concern over the declining sex ratio and said a lenient approach cannot be taken while deciding matters pertaining to violation of sex determination laws.
Aug 17, 2017
Bihar liquor ban: 14.25 lakh litres of alcohol seized, 71,419 arrests made in one year under new lawAltogether 71,419 persons have been arrested under the new liquor law enacted by the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar in a year since its proclamation in April 2016