Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

Cabinet meet ends, anti-rape law not discussed

Agencies  New Delhi, March 07, 2013
First Published: 10:53 IST(7/3/2013) | Last Updated: 14:13 IST(7/3/2013)

The Union cabinet met on Thursday but did not discuss new anti-rape law over disagrement between ministries on lowering the age of consent and use of the word rape, reports said.

Advertisement

According to reports, the home ministry suggested that the age of consent be lowered from 18 to 16 years but there was no consensus.

There was no consensus in cabinet on adding voyeurism under sexual abuse, reports said.

jfw-banner


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

People want AAP back in power: Arvind Kejriwal

In a free-wheeling chat with Chetan Chauhan and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi, the AAP chief talks on a range of issues, including the lessons learnt and why there is 'no Modi wave' in Delhi.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved