Union Minister- Maneka Gandhi: Having law on Marital Rape will be of no use, if no complaint will be there

Union Minister- Maneka Gandhi: Having law on Marital Rape will be of no use, if no complaint will be there

New Delhi: Replying on the controversy which had been created with her demand of non- acceptance of the “concept of marital rape” in Indian context, the Union Minister- Maneka Gandhi found stated, yesterday, on Tuesday that even if there was a law against it, women are unlikely to complain about such marital rape. She being the Union Minister for the Women and Child Development, found stated that women could instead file complaint of marital rape under the existing Domestic Violence law, if she so desires.In her words, “we have a…

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Claim for CBI probe in Mathura Violence, denied by Supreme Court

Claim for CBI probe in Mathura Violence, denied by Supreme Court

Lucknow: Today, on Tuesday, 7th June, the honourable Supreme Court of India has refused to entertain a plea demanding a CBI- Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the recent violence in Mathura. Notably, the said Mathura violence has resulted in the death of twenty- nine people and also number of other people were left injured. As such, a lawyer and Delhi BJP spokesperson- Ashwini Upadhyay had filed plea, which was listed by the vacation bench of the Justice- P. C. Ghose and Justice- Amitava Roy yesterday for hearing the same…

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Gulberg Society Massacre Case: Hearing on quantum of punishment adjourned to June 9

Gulberg Society Massacre Case: Hearing on quantum of punishment adjourned to June 9

Ahmadabad: Today, the special SIT Court is all set to pronounce its quantum of sentence, in connection with the Godhra Gulberg Society Massacre case, but the case is adjourned to 9th of June. Earlier on 2nd day of June, this court had convicted twenty- four accused persons. Moreover, considering the seriousness of the case, the prosecution claims for the award of capital punishment or life imprisonment for the convicts who were charged with the murder. Advocate S.M. Vora appearing on behalf of the victims demanded for exemplary punishment to the…

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Pakistan and Bangladeshi Hindus would get Citizenship in India: BJP Govt set to modify law

Pakistan and Bangladeshi Hindus would get Citizenship in India: BJP Govt set to modify law

New Delhi: Now, Indian Citizenship law will be modified to treat religious minority from Pakistan and Bangladesh, who came to India out of fear of religious prosecution, as not “illegal migrants”. The move will be taken by the Home Ministry which is set to draft amending law in connection with the Citizenship Act of 1955 in India. The so called changes will be giving a legal path for the refugees so that they can remain in India and even they would be allowed to claim Indian Citizenship. Moreover, this move…

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SIT Court Convicted 24 in Gulbarg Society Riot Case

SIT Court Convicted 24 in Gulbarg Society Riot Case

Ahmedabad: Today, on Thursday, a special SIT Court made its verdict on a 2002 post- Godhra riots case of Gulbarg Society. The incident was resulted in the killing of about 69 people and former member of parliament (Congress)- Ehsan Jafri was also killed therein. P. B. Desai, Judge to Special Court delivered his verdict today, after an eight month’s long time after the 22nd day of September, 2015 on which the trial in the case was concluded.The court convicted 24 people, out of which 11 for the offence of murder…

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