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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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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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