ANTI RAPE ORDINANCE

  • The Last Word: Remembering Justice JS Verma April 23, 2013

    Justice JS Verma, one of India's most highly regarded chief justices, died at the age of 80 on Monday. ...
  • Anti-rape Bill: Age of consent likely to be brought down March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: After differences in the Cabinet over the proposed changes in the new anti-rape Bill, the government has finally made some headway. A Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to finalise the Bill for Cabinet approval on Wednesday. Sources suggest that the Bill is...
  • Cabinet defers anti-rape Bill again as differences remain March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has yet again deferred the anti-rape ordinance due to lack of unanimity. A group of ministers along with lawyers will now look into the points of differences and will come back to the Cabinet. Sources say the government wants to ensure that Bill stands legal scrutiny....
  • As parties remain sceptical, will govt let antirape ordinance lapse? February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Angry voices and outrage following the brutal Delhi gangrape case was enough to have jolted the government to rush in with an ordinance on sexual assault. However, this political urgency may amount to nothing and the ordinance may not become a law any time soon. That's because our...
  • Antirape ordinance to be tabled in Lok Sabha today February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is set to table the antirape ordinance in Parliament on Friday. However, there's still no consensus among political parties. The Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) feel that some sections of the ordinance, such as stalking and voyeurism, can be misused. The government is...
  • Kurien may rescue himself from debate on antirape ordinance: Sources February 22, 2013

    Sources have said that Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien might recuse himself from debate on antirape ordinance in Parliament. ...