Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicRape laws

Topic: rape laws

India amended rape laws — forgot about police attitude, delayed action, humiliation in court

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case led to sweeping reforms in India's rape laws. About a decade later, victims' families say the justice system still makes them feel like they are on trial.

Meghalaya HC upholds rape conviction, says still penetration even if survivor wore underpants

HC referred to IPC Section 375 (b) and (c) and said penetration does not have to be complete, dismissing accused’s appeal in 2006 case involving rape of a minor girl.

‘Have 50 nations got it wrong?’ Delhi HC asks as it looks into IPC exception for marital rape

Delhi High Court, hearing petitions challenging exception to marital rape under India’s sexual assault laws, says ‘difficult to appreciate’ that rape affects only unmarried women’s dignity.

Free a Girl’s ‘Voice For Justice’ urges women to speak up against child sexual exploitation

At a panel discussion held to mark the launch of 'Voice For Justice' campaign, speakers talk about reasons behind rape, why rape laws are ineffective & how to tackle sexual exploitation of children.

Laws repealed, but rape victims continue to face humiliating questions

Experts say defence lawyers always find ways to skirt around cross-examination regulations.

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Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.