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Aug 16, 2016
Kerala IPS officer's 14-second 'annoying' stare rule can get men bookedKerala Excise Commissioner Rishiraj Singh while speaking at an event held in Kochi on Sunday reportedly said, “A case can be filed against men who 'annoyingly' stare at women for more than 14 seconds."
Mar 13, 2016
Maneka Gandhi, are you saying men can rape their wives as long as some 'family values' are intact?If we are upholding marriage as a cultural ethos and justifying rape within marriage as permissible, then perhaps, Maneka Gandhi, should see the problem in that.
Jan 12, 2016
What is chemical castration? All you need to know about the procedure as Supreme Court asks Parliament to ponderPaedophilia and paedophiles should not be seen as dangerous, violent, inhuman creatures but that it is upto society to recognise their flaws and understand their mental anguish and torment and then subject them to necessary restrictions.
Oct 26, 2015
Madras HC recommends castration for child rapists, says it will lead to 'magical' resultsIn a strongly-worded order, the Madras High Court has called for a consideration for castration of people convicted for child sex abuse, according to reports.
Jun 08, 2015
Facing flak from all quarters, Delhi govt withdraws controversial 'two-finger test' circularIn its worst-ever red-face moment since coming to power, the Delhi government on Monday was forced to withdraw a controversial circular on the 'two-finger test' on sexual assault victims.
May 03, 2015
Law on marital rape: Why the Domestic Violence Act is a reasonable substituteFeminists want the law to criminalise marital rape. But the provisions of the domestic Violence Act can also provide succour in the absence of one. After all, if a marital rape allegation succeeds in court, it can only mean divorce.
Apr 24, 2015
Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crimeThe reformative foundations of India's juvenile justice law have been shaken. Treating children the same as adult offenders is abhorrent to the philosophy underpinning the law passed in 2000.
Sep 24, 2014
Delhi's missing kids: 18 children disappear every day from India's capitalApart from looking into amendments in criminal law related to sexual assault, the Justice Verma Committee, which was formed in the wake of the brutal Delhi gangrape and massive outpouring of public anger, also highlighted the issue of missing children.
Nov 21, 2013
Tehelka scandal: Will secular philandering be handled differently, asks BJPClaiming that the Indian media is on trial in Tarun Tejpal case, BJP on Thursday sought to know if the victim will be pressurised not to file a case as the Tehelka editor has connections with Congress and wondered if "secular philandering" is to be handled differently.
Oct 07, 2013
Was Justice JS Verma's death a case of medical negligence?Justice Verma died on April 21, 2013, at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon where doctors ascertained that the cause of his death was multiple organ failure.