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The good thing is that they are both supportive of me, Yet the term Rajya Sabha was used in the Constitution of independent India. as public interest?” she continued Some questions raised by Kishwar’s petition could definitely do with addressing such as that of sentencing and whether the minimum mandatory sentence of seven years is too severe But a debate about the length of the sentences for rape cannot be conducted in isolation but instead within a larger context of the sentences for other crimes like assault (some courts have awarded up to five years for [non-sexual man vs man] assault in cases where a little finger is fractured) Studies such as lawyer and academic Mrinal Satish’s extensive investigation of the ‘sub-minimum’ sentence in his book Discretion Discrimination and the Rule of Law have also identified that the sub-minimum sentence was often misused and affected by the prejudices of the court rather than legitimate mitigating factors So often things like the past sexual history of the woman (whether she’d been sexually active before the rape) and the victim knowing the accused before the rape led to lighter sentences Ultimately Sibal’s obvious conflict of interest and use of a public interest petition with glaring inaccuracies to make headway on another case just go to show how murky the legal system can be when it comes to issues of sexual violence To echo the headline of Krishnan’s FB post ‘progressive’ is a mask people lose when faced with the slimmest chance of loss of power And in the meantime feminist jurisprudence and women’s rights have been put on the line with this demand for a dilution in rape laws which risks undoing all the work of the activists who fought for a broader definition of rape The Ladies Finger (TLF) is a leading online women’s magazine delivering fresh and witty perspectives on politics culture health sex work and everything in between New Delhi: Dismissing as mere "sloganeering" the statements made by BJP leaders on love jihad and forced conversions Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said such remarks are an acknowledgement that BJP’s governance agenda was "failing" "I think rather than being worried by it I think we should take some satisfaction from it because the more BJP is going to tom tom this communal agenda the more they are basically acknowledging that their governance agenda is failing They have fought an election on the agenda of governance" he said Omar Abdullah AFP He was reacting to statements made by BJP’s Uttar Pradesh chief Lakshmikant Bajpayee about ‘love jihad’ party’s campaign chief Yogi Adityanath on forced conversions and controversial statement by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat suggesting that all Indians are Hindus Omar also said that he was not surprised over "silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the alleged hate speeches made by his party leaders "Why are you surprised This is the party that went to town criticising the previous prime minister for being quiet But this prime minister is even more quiet than the other one Sure you get the set piece speeches at political events and government functions but nothing beyond that" he told Karan Thapar on his programme "Nothing but the Truth" broadcast on Headlines Today Asked whether it could be termed as a double speak on part of the Prime Minister who in his speech on Independence day called for maintaining communal harmony and on the other has never distanced himself from statements made by party leaders he said "Well I think it’s a bit of good cop bad cop "You make a nice tolerant remark though you don’t follow them through You let the others make the more worrisome statements you don’t admonish them "And you basically divert the attention away what are clearly failures of governance and administration As I said earlier these sort of statements would be unnecessary and perhaps absent if they had other things to talk about that would be of more interest to people" he said Praising the previous Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for at least talking to journalists while returning from an overseas trip Omar said "He (Modi) does not take journalists with him let alone interact with them" Reacting to the RSS chief’s statement Omar said "Certainly not.. Farooqui had been in a relationship with the prosecutrix since January 2015: “In a relationship when people are attracted to each other,the Prahladnagar group will perform a pavement profiling (essentially a survey of the families living there to get a demographic background),like by spending time with them and explaining the meaning of a better life. For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Wajiha Shah | Lucknow | Published: January 28 2012 5:28 am Related News Men’s section top ranked player Olympian Sharath Kamal (PSPB) advanced into the prequarters of the 3rd National and Inter State Table Tennis Championships with good ease quelling aside the challenge of Jignesh Jayswal of Gujarat 4-0 in the mens singles second round at SAI Sub-CentreLucknow on Friday evening Soumaydeep RoySoumyajit Ghosh and Subhajit Saha also emerged winners in their respective second round matches Sharath is the defending champion in the mens singles event Shamini Kwho is last years winner in the womens singlesbeat Pallavi Kundu of West Bengal 4-0 in her second round match Poulami Ghatak of PSPBthe top ranked player in the womens sectionbeat Frenez Chipia of Gujarat 4-0 Divya DeshpandeAnkita DasMouma Das and Mamta Prabhu also won their respective second round matches Some Results: Women’s Singles: (1st Round): Takeme Sarkar (North Bengal)beat J Pushilal (West Bengal ) 4-0; Mallika Bhandakar (Maharashtra A)beatMedha Moitra (Airports Authority of India) 4-1; Kasturi Chakraborty (PSPB) beatSenhora D’souza (Maharashtra B)4-3; Pooja Sahastrabuddhe (Maharashtra B)beat Sita Verma (UP)4-0; Mamta Prabhu (Maharashtra A) beatAishwarya Pathak(UP) 4-0; Madhurika Patkar (Maharashtra A)beatSayantika Kundu (IA & AD)4-0; Neha Agarwal (PSPB) beatVidya N(Tamil Nadu)4-2; Esha Monga(Delhi)beatKarnam Spoorthy(Airports Authority Of India) 4-3 (2nd Round ) Poulami Ghatak (PSPB) bt Frenez Chipia (Guj) 4-0 (13-1111-311-415-13); Divya Deshpande (Mhr A) bt Sumana R Krishnan (TN) 4-1 (10-1211-312-1011-611-7); Ankita Das(NB) bt Nivedita AV (AAI) 4-1 (9-1111-911-511-711-8); Mouma Das(PSPB) bt Prajakta Tipale (Mhr B) 4-2 (8-1111-611-69-1111-711-6); Mamta Prabhu (Mhr A) bt Nikhat Bhanu (AAI) 4-2 (6-1111-910-1211-915-1311-7); Neha Agarwal (PSPB) bt Anandita Chakraborty (WB) 4-1 (11-413-1111-710-1211-7); Madhurika Patkar (Mhr A) bt Nandita Saha(NB) 4-2 (11-99-1111-1312-1411-711-9); Shamini K(PSPB) bt Pallavi Kundu (WB) 4-0 (11-612-1011-311-9) Mens Singles (2nd round): Sharath Kamal (PSPB) bt Jignesh Jayswal (Guj) 4-0 (11-511-713-1111-7); Anirban Nandi (RSPB) bt Mohit Verma (Hrn) 4-1 (12-108-1111-911-513-11); Devesh Karia (Guj) btSayan Paul Roy (RSPB) 4-2 ( 11-911-311-89-117-1112-10); Soumaydeep Roy(PSPB) btVinay Baiswade (Cg) 4-0 (11-811-511-711-2); Soumyajeet Ghosh (NB) bt Susovan Das (WB) 4-0 ( 11-611-611-811-7); Subhajit Saha (PSPB) bt Rajiv Ghai (Hrn) 4-0 ( 11-51-511-511-6); Sathiyan G (PSPB) bt Chaitanya Udhare (Mhr A) 4-0 (11-811-711-611-2) PSPBMaharashtra win PETROLEUM Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) outclassed Tamil Nadu 3-0 while Maharashtra A beat North Bengal 3-2 in the finals to grab the top honours in the mens and womens team eventsrespectivelyin the 73 rd National & Inter State Table Tennis championships at SAI sub-centreLucknow on Thursday Raman content ARJUNA awardee Subramaniam Raman is content with the way things are progressing in table tennis He said that the recent performance of the India junior team in World junior championships was commendable He said that youngsters like Soumyajit GhoshHarmeet Desai and S Sathiyan know how to play as a team The former Commonwealth Championships gold medallist felt that the system has worked hard because of which the next generation is better? During a recent prison administration review meeting attended by Delhi government officers and Director General (Prisons),62 acres which was allotted by DDA on payment.

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