A total of 7,555 cases were filed in the housing category against a pendency of more than 500 cases before the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Chandigarh.(Picture for representation)

Most consumer grievances in Chandigarh linked to housing, pendency of cases up

By Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Number of consumer complaints may have gone down in Chandigarh in 2018 but pending cases of housing and insurance sectors have gone up.
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)

Let’s Talk About Child Rape: Pendency high, conviction rate low, says lawyer Indira Jaising

By Indira Jaising
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 07:53 AM IST
In Part 4 of our series, Let’s Talk About Child Rape, lawyer Indira Jaising writes that law alone cannot end child rape. Rape within the family cannot be policed. Unless our attitudes to children change, child rape will continue.
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