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Congress MP seeks privilege proceedings against Smriti Irani

Manickam Tagore says Union Minister Smriti Irani misled the House intentionally by falsely attributing a statement to Rahul Gandhi. Congress member of the Lok Sabha Manickam Tagore has given a notice of privilege against Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the House on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s remarks about rape. […]

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Lok Sabha passes bill to provide death for child abuse

A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Piloting the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said it aims at making offences against children gender neutral. The Bill, which was […]