Armed Forces Special Power Act and women safety

Armed Forces Special Power Act and women safety
Maitri Tandon, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School ABSTARCT This research paper concerns in itself the scenario of the northeastern and the northern states of our country, India after the inception of the Armed Forces Special Power Act. The researcher has penned down her own views on, what should be the ambit of area in which the Act should be imposing. Here, in this paper various cases are cited,...

Misuse of sexual harassment laws in India

Raghavi Viswanath The Indian judiciary has seen a decelerated evolution with regards to sexual harassment laws. This article seeks to highlight and analyze the various flaws in the legal apparatus to deal with sexual harassment as it exists today. One of the most dubious provisions is Section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code. While the provision has been created to protect women from marital violence,...

Death Sentence for rape and murder of a 4 year old

Supreme Court of India
As reported in Times of India, Supreme Court’s 3 Judge Bench of Justices Dipak Misra, R F Nariman and U U Lalit sent a 47-year-old man to the gallows for luring a 4-year-old girl with the promise of buying her chocolates, brutally assaulting her sexually and then murdering her by using two heavy stones to crush her skull when she was writhing in pain after the perverted act.  Accused was convicted...