M J Akbar v/s Priya Ramani: “The woman has a right to put her grievance at any platform of her choice and even after decades,” Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey said in his 91-page verdict.
New rule requiring women under 40 to take approval from family, local ward office to go abroad draws criticism
Social media users call it a regressive move, saying the decision deprives women of their agency and limits their right to free movement.
Anti-human trafficking activists hailed the advisory issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs asking all the State and the Union Territories to set up Anti-Human Trafficking Units (AHTUs) in all districts of their respective territories and to notify a State headquarters-level bureau to oversee and coordinate all efforts is an important and strong step.
The “Zero Beggars” drive will be carried out throughout this month as per the directions issued by Joint Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nagre Patil to all zonal DCPs.
NHRC seeks report from West Bengal govt on efforts to aid victims of Sonagachi red light area
Police have arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly running a flesh trade racket in Thane city of Maharashtra, an official said.
The victim in the case is two-and-half-years old. The accused has been booked under IPC Section 376 AB (rape on a woman below 12 years of age) and Section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Months after he was arrested for raping and impregnating a minor girl, a 25-year-old man has been granted bail after he told the court that he was willing to marry the 16-year-old.
On April 2, the court had taken suo moto cognizance of conditions of children protection homes across the country in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic