BILL ON SEXUAL OFFENCES

  • Centre's bill on sexual offences is regressive: Court May 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre's proposal for raising the age of consent for sex from 16 to 18 years would be "regressive" and "draconian" as it would remain a penal offence, a Delhi court has said. The court opined that keeping in view the change in social attitude and sensibilities, exceptions should...