ORDINANCE ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

  • The Last Word: Govt's rape ordinance betrayal of the spirit of the Verma committee report? February 4, 2013

    Union Minister P Chidambaram on Monday refuted claims that the recommendations of the Justice JS Verma panel have been rejected. ...
  • Nothing rejected from Justice Verma report: Govt February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Monday defended its decision to pass an ordinance on sexual harassment saying there was an urgent need for amending the criminal law. Union Minister P Chidambaram addressed a press conference on Monday and announced the measures taken up by the government in the ordinance. Chidambaram...
  • Ordinance should have been issued earlier, says BJP February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday said that the promulgation of ordinance for stricter punishment for sexual crimes against women was a belated move by the government to address concerns of people on the issue and should have been brought earlier. Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the BJP supports...
  • Women's groups to protest today against ordinance February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Unhappy with provisions of the ordinance over sexual crimes, women's groups are planning a big protest against it on Monday and a signature campaign in the near future. The women's groups are holding a protest at Jantar Mantar on Monday afternoon. "We are planning a mass signature campaign against the...