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Review of Existing Laws on Safety of Women-Justice verma Committee Invites Suggestions from Public

  On 26 December 2012 at 11:50

The recent incident of rape and brutal assault on a young woman in Delhi has shaken the conscience of the nation and has triggered a serious debate amongst jurists, civil society members and women’s groups about inadequacy of the present law ...

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Action taken by Government in Delhi Rape Case

  On 26 December 2012 at 11:50

Following actions have been taken by the Government in Delhi rape case:- 1. (24.12.2012) PM addressed the Nation Prime Minister addresses the nation and expresses concern: Says anger and anguish is justified. Promises that Government wi ...

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Committee of Eminent Jurists to Suggest Amendments to Criminal Law

  On 26 December 2012 at 11:02

Government has decided to constitute a committee of eminent jurists to look into possible amendments to the criminal law so as to provide for quicker trial and enhanced punishment for criminals, accused of committing sexual assault of extreme natu ...

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Cases Pending under Prevention of Corruption Act

  On 07 December 2012 at 11:49

As per information provided by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), there are 7023 cases pending under trial and 678 cases pending under investigation across the country under the Prevention of Corruption Act as on 31.10.2012. There were 46 C ...

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Committee to Tackling Corruption

  On 23 November 2012 at 11:53

A Group of Ministers (GoM) was constituted on 6th January, 2011 to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. The terms of reference of the GoM are as follows:- 1. To consider all measures, including legi ...


Death Sentence of Mohammed Ajmal Mohammed Amir Kasab Executed

  On 21 November 2012 at 11:42

The petition for clemency filed by condemned prisoner Mohammed Ajmal Mohammed Amir Kasab was rejected by the President on 5th November, 2012. The sentence was executed today at 7.30 a.m. at Yeravada Central Prison, Yeravada, Pune. ...

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Cases of Crime Against Women

  On 29 August 2012 at 11:57

As per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, a total of 2,03,804; 2,13,585 and 2,28,650 cases of crime against women were registered during the years 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively. The disposal and pendency of court cases on crime against ...


26/11 terror attacks case: SC verdict on Kasab's plea today

  On 29 August 2012 at 11:14

The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on Wednesday on Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's plea against his conviction and death sentence in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in which 166 people were killed. 25-year-old Kasab ...

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Fast Tracking of Corruption Cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act

  On 18 August 2012 at 16:13

The Chief Justice of India had written in December, 2010 to the Chief Justices of High Courts to fast track corruption cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988, so that they could be taken up on priority basis both at High Courts and Subord ...

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2G Scam - Behura's bail plea rejected by Delhi high court

  On 17 December 2011 at 12:25

The verdict may dissuade Raja from applying for bail, some legal experts said The Delhi high court on Friday rejected the bail application of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, one of the 14 people initially accused of wrongdoing in the ...

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