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Lok Sabha passes bill for death penalty in child sex abuse cases

New Delhi (5 MIN READ):  Cutting across party lines, Lok Sabha members on Thursday supported an amendment to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act providing for death penalty in cases of aggravated sexual assault on children besides stringent punishments for other crimes against minors. Moving for the Bill for passage, Women and […]

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Objectionable comment: LS MPs seek action against Azam Khan

New Delhi:  Lok Sabha members on Friday unanimously condemned Samajwadi Party member Azam Khan’s objectionable comment against BJP MP Rama Devi and demanded “exemplary” action against him. The Speaker promised to take a decision soon. Participating in a discussion on the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 on Thursday, Khan made a […]