Latest News on Rape Laws In India
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Feb 01, 2013
Law on sexual assault: Cabinet nod to Justice Verma panel amendments, death penaltyAn ordinance will be brought to amend the criminal law with focus on crime against women, providing punishment up to the entire life of a convict in case of rape whose terminology has been expanded to 'sexual assault'.
Dec 28, 2012
Be very afraid of govt's naming-shaming rapists databaseThe government wants to set up a name-and-shame directory of convicted rapists. But is a public database with names, addresses and photographs what India needs? Is it an invitation to a lynch mob?
Dec 04, 2012
Indian courts to husband: Domestic violence is a no-no; marital rape is A-ok!In enlightened India, women are protected from domestic violence, and rape may soon be a gender-neutral crime. But as a Delhi court recently affirmed, a man still has the right to rape his wife.
Jul 21, 2012
Rape law: Are women activists barking up the wrong tree?It is not higher penalties but the certainty of punishment that deters crime. This calls for changes in the evidence act to make catching criminals easier