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May 22, 2019
Gujarat legislation raising jail term for chain snatchers from three to upto 10 years gets presidential nodThe Gujarat Assembly in September 2018 had amended Section 379 of the IPC by adding two clauses, IPC 379(A) and 379(B), thus incorporating the stringent punishment.
Dec 30, 2017
Russia passes tougher punishments for terror suspects; convicts may face life imprisonmentRussian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments to the Criminal Law to toughen punishment of those who finance terrorism or recruit terrorists
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 18, 2016
SC verdict on defamation makes it tougher for women to speak up on sexual harassmentIndia’s upholding of the criminalisation of defamation can only spell bad news for women trying to break the silence around sexual harassment
Dec 22, 2015
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
Feb 27, 2013
Will not reduce the age of juveniles: GovernmentThe 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.
Jun 25, 2012
Thanks to HC, Gujarat prisoners can apply for bail onlineIn 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.
Mar 01, 2012
Don't yak on the phone and drive, the govt is watchingThe proposed changes in the Motor Vehicle Act hits where it hurts most: the wallet.