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Following are the salient features of the amended Lokpal bill passed Tuesday by the Rajya Sabha: 1 Lokayuktas: The new bill mandates states to set up Lokayuktas within 365 days, they have the freedom to determine the nature and type of Lokayukta.
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New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS): Trials in fast-track courts are running at a snail's pace compared to last year.
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New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS): More police personnel, deployed at check-points and on motorbikes and patrol vehicles, can be noticed late at night in the South Delhi area where the 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was gang-raped a year ago, but fear still lurks among the people.
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New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS): Every cloud is said to have a silver lining, and the shocking gang rape of a young woman in a commuter bus has had at least one positive fallout - signal improvement in the working of an important police station here.
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New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday appealed to the government to make all necessary legislative modifications in Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to ensure that no one is deprived of human rights, following the Supreme Court's verdict on gay sex.
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