Lok Sabha passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:22 PM
A crucial-bill seeking to provide death-penalty to those convicted of raping-girls below the age of 12-years and making the law against such sexual-offences more stringent, was passed by the Lok-Sabha on Monday. The bill replaces the Criminal-Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following an outcry over the rape and murder of a minor-girl in J&K and the rape of another woman in Uttar-Pradesh.
Ancient monuments amendment bill sent to select panel by RS
Thursday, July 26, 2018, 8:50 PM
The Rajya Sabha today sent a bill to allow construction of public works within the ‘prohibited area’ of protected monuments to a select committee. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goyal proposed in the House that the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill should be sent to the select committee, which was approved by the House.