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Fine for harassment of women at workplace

  On 19 March 2015 at 19:06

The Supreme Court of India laid down formal guidelines for dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace in the case of Vishakha Vs. State of Rajasthan. The guidelines clearly state that all workplaces should constitute a Complaint Committee to de ...

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Black Money Bill in the current session

  On 02 March 2015 at 10:41

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has said that a Bill to enact a new law to deal with black money is to be introduced in the current session of the Parliament. In his Budget Speech in the Lok Sabha here today, giving details of proposed ...

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Deletion of Article 370 of the Constitution

  On 26 February 2015 at 11:31

There is currently no proposal under consideration of the Government to delete Article 370 of the Constitution. Article 370 was made in the Indian Constitution for continuance of the State of Jammu and Kashmir with the Union of India on the basis ...

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Attempt to suicide

  On 25 February 2015 at 11:59

The Law Commission of India, in its 210th Report: “Humanization and Decriminalization of Attempt to Suicide” had recommended that Section 309 (attempt to commit suicide) of IPC needs to be effaced from the statute book because that provi ...


MHA proposes to set up Investigative Units on Crimes Against Women

  On 06 January 2015 at 11:46

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) proposes to set up Investigative Units on Crimes against Women (IUCAW), in 20% of the districts of each State on a 50:50 cost sharing basis with the states. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has wri ...

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Union Home Minister briefs media on the implementation of Bezbaruah Committee Shri Rajnath Singh says amendments to IPC under consideration

  On 05 January 2015 at 11:48

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh briefed media on the implementation of M.P. Bezbaruah Committee Report here today. He said that the recommendations made by the Committee with regard to immediate measures have been accepted. The Ministry ...

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Union Home Minister launches Delhi Police' women's safety mobile app 'Himmat' Shri Rajnath Singh says women's share in CAPFs to rise significantly soon

  On 02 January 2015 at 13:10

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the women�s safety mobile application �Himmat� of the Delhi Police at a function here today. Lauding the Delhi Police for launching the emergency call application for women in distres ...

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Complaints of Sexual harassment of women at workplace show an increase

  On 22 December 2014 at 12:58

The number of complaints of sexual harassment of women at work place registered with National Commission for Women (NCW) during the last two years and current years shows an increasing trend. The no. of such complaints during the last three years an ...

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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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