09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Rules are being amended to widen definition of sexual harassment and to make work place more conducive for women to work, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.
15 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Sebi has settled a case against Count N Denier after the company made a payment of little over Rs 7 lakh as settlement fee in a case related to delay in compliance with the market regulator's disclosure norms.
06 Jan 2014
New Delhi/Kolkata: Former Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly, who faces charges of sexual harassment, is contemplating resignation as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC).
04 Sep 2014
New Delhi: 92 women were raped on an average every day in India and the national capital with 1,636 cases recorded the highest number of such crimes among all cities last year. According to figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the total number of rape cases reported in India has gone up to 33,707 in 2013 from 24,923 in 2012.
24 Dec 2013
New Delhi: A former law intern, who accused ex-Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly of sexual harassment, has hit back at him for denying the charges and hinted that she may file a police complaint.
07 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.
13 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The independence of judiciary is "sacred and sacrosanct" for the government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in remarks which came after Chief Justice of India R M Lodha asserted that efforts to take away judiciary's independence will not succeed.
13 Sep 2014
Bhopal: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Justice K G Balakrishnan said that it has granted a compensation of Rs 5.50 crore to families of victims of the Ratangarh temple stampede in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district.
24 Aug 2014
New Delhi: An overwhelming percentage of rural women who are forced to wait till nightfall to relieve themselves face the risk of being raped, the government has admitted ahead of a conference to review sanitation situation in the country.
19 Jul 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took stock of the probe into the brutal rape and murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area here and directed police officials to solve the case at the earliest.