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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012

  On 22 December 2014 at 12:58

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 deals with sexual offences against persons below 18 years of age, who are deemed as children. The Act for the first time, defines “penetrative sexual assault”, “sexu ...

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Law Ministry's Consultative Committee Meeting

  On 17 December 2014 at 11:28

The Minister for Law and Justice Shri Sadananda Gowda has said that consultations could be held with the Home Ministry to strengthen criminal justice system. He was responding to concerns of the Members of the Consultative Committee of the Parliamen ...

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Decriminalisation of Section 309

  On 11 December 2014 at 11:07

The Law Commission of India, in its 210th Report, had recommended that Section 309 (attempt to Commit suicide) of IPC needs to be effacted from the statute book. As law and order is the State subject, views of States/UTs were requested on the recomm ...


Measures taken by Government to deal with problem of Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace

  On 05 December 2014 at 11:39

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development had issued advisories to all State/UT Government on 23rd December,2013 to ensure effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2 ...

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Protection Programme under POSCO Act

  On 05 December 2014 at 11:38

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 which came into effect from 14th November, 2012 is a comprehensive law to provide for the protection of children from the offences of sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography, wh ...

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Death of Prisoners in Custody

  On 03 December 2014 at 13:22

As per intimation received about death in Police Custody, the total cases registered this year upto 15/11/14 is 82 as against 140 in the previous full year. Maximum such cases have been recorded from Maharashtra amongst all States/UTs since 2013-14, ...

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Introduction of comprehensive Anti-hijacking Bill 2014

  On 03 December 2014 at 13:21

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for introduction of the comprehensive Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014. The current law, the Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982, was last amended in 1994. After the hijack ...

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Releasing of Undertrials who have Served Half of Maximum Sentence

  On 27 November 2014 at 13:19

The Government is considering to free undertrials who have served half of their maximum terms of sentence. The following measures have been taken by the Government in this regard- (i) An advisory has been issued by the Government of India on 17.1. ...

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Crimes Against Women and Children in Delhi and NCR

  On 27 November 2014 at 13:15

As per information provided by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) there has been rise in number of registered cases of crimes against women and children in Delhi and NCR in recent times. In NCT Delhi, there has been a spurt in rape cases fr ...

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SC stays death sentence of Nithari killer Koli

  On 08 September 2014 at 10:59

The Supreme Court today stayed the execution of death sentence of Surinder Koli for killing children in a house in Nithari village in Noida near here in 2006.The bench comprising justices H L Dattu and A R Dave stayed the execution for a period of on ...

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