Measures to Prevent Crimes Against Women - I
EVER since the gang-rape of the 23-year-old girl in Delhi, who eventually succumbed to her injuries in Singapore, there have been raging debates and demonstrations all over the country, seeking justice for the victim.
BY INDER MALHOTRA
IN a welter of uncertainties emerging from the talks in Washington between the US President, Mr Barack Obama and the President, Mr Hamid Karazai of Afghanistan, there is one clear certainty:
After what seems like ages, the central government has finally deregulated the price of diesel, allowing both public and private oil marketing companies to raise the price of diesel by 50 paise per month until it reflects the market rate.
Verifying Age of Juvenile Offenders THE media reports that as per the law of the land the age of a juvenile could be determined through bone test. If the results are at variance and unacceptable then the court relies on the birth certificate.
BY SUDHANSHU RANJAN THE debate surrounding the administration of criminal justice has been going on endlessly whether it should be punitive or reformative. No person is incorrigible and this is one of the grounds to oppose the death penalty.
THE verdict of a special Central Bureau of Investigations court convicting former chief minister of Haryana, Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay and 53 others of illegally recruiting 3,200-odd teachers, is a firm blow against corruption in the country.
FOR Goa, the Opinion Poll was a very important event. It determined, once and for all, the identity and future of the state, which was liberated only six years before and statehood was a natural corollary.