Indian Law

  • Some Indian laws reinforce gender inequality: UN 14-11-2013 09:39 PM

    New Delhi: Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said on Thursday in a report that highlights the country's struggle to reverse a long-term decline in the number of girls. Bans on child marriage, pre-natal sex selection tests and dowries are poorly enforced, while...
  • Delhi gangrape prompted need to introspect laws: PM 07-04-2013 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that there is a need to act more decisively to protect women. Manmohan while citing the Delhi gangrape incident at a conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of high courts called for strengthening of the justice delivery system. The Prime...
  • Need to revise sedition laws: Veerappa Moily 15-04-2011 01:39 PM

    Law minister Veerappa Moily says he has written to the law commission to re-look at the sedition law. ...
  • Being Gay still not happily accepted in India 01-07-2008 01:39 AM

    Pallekele: Bangladesh took consolation from batsman Shakib Al Hasan after his sizzling 84 ensured they bowed out of the World Twenty20 with their heads held high. The left-hander slogged Pakistan's bowlers all over the Pallekele stadium field, reaching the third highest score of the tournament so far, as Bangladesh set...
  • Can law stop child trade? 30-01-2007 12:26 AM

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