It is a crime under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code to disclose the identity of victims of sexual abuse, especially if they are children.
At a time when the #MeToo fire rages on with several women unmasking their harassers, a campaign is under way in Odisha’s migration-prone districts to sensitise migrant women workers about sexual exploitation.
It is an opportunity to ensure that the defamation law is no longer used as a tool for harassment
There is a popular view that in order to reduce prison populations, proven non-violent offenders could be dealt with differently. But it is frustrating that no consensus has evolved across the world on this relatively uncomplicated issue.
The challenges for the success of Ayushman Bharat are more than just at the financial and infrastructural level
The Supreme Court on Monday took suo motu cognisance of over 5,000 vacancies in the lower judiciary across the country, saying the situation is “wholly unacceptable”.
An exponential increase in the number of pilgrims coming to the Ganga Sagar Mela, which takes place at the Sagar Island every year during Makar Sankranti, has been responsible for the worsening water pollution, prompting scientists to raise serious concerns about the likely outbreak of several diseases.
Study by Centre for Science and Environment says if more toilets and septic tanks are built without sewer systems it will swamp the State
The RBI makes a valid case against the proposal for a separate payments regulator
The Insolvency Law Committee (ILC), tasked with suggesting amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code of India, has recommended that India adopt the United Nations’ model to handle cross-border insolvency cases.
The purple urchin is mowing down kelp forests that are crucial as a critical habitat and a source of food for a wide range of species
The Migingo Island, claimed both by Kenya and Uganda, is a fisherman’s paradise
“Union HRD Ministry is keen on evolving a draft policy within a month”