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Regulating sale of acid in capital: Use penalty money to rehabilitate acid attack victims, suggests DCW

April 30, 2016 3:02 am

The DCW also suggested banning retail sale of acid and controlling and monitoring wholesale procurement of the same for commercial and scientific purposes.

Govt developing software to help regulate sale of acid: Rajnath Singh

April 22, 2015 3:08 am

The number of seats in the legislative assemblies of the successor states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is likely to be increased from 175 and 119 to 225 and 153 respectively.

Surviving the scars: Lack of info, confusion over eligibility hamper progress

April 15, 2015 1:11 am

Yet, both Reshma and Lalita remain uncompensated, neither even aware of the scheme.

Surviving the scars: Life after an acid attack

April 15, 2015 12:59 am

Manodhairya scheme promises mental health counselling and post-surgery rehabilitation. But two survivors who received government compensation got neither of them.

Denouncing acid attacks, Rajya Sabha urges stringent law to curb it

February 27, 2015 12:36 pm

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, K C Tyagi (JD-U) said the incidents of acid attacks have become rampant.

Government to fix time-frame for probe and trial of acid attack cases

February 21, 2015 1:56 pm

As per Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013, a person convicted for acid attack is sentenced to imprisonment for ten years or life.

Cabinet makes law against rape gender-neutral; acid attacks to carry 10-yr sentence

July 19, 2012 9:34 pm

The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal seeking to protect women from violence.

Rape law changes on Cabinet agenda today

July 19, 2012 12:47 am

Redefining rape means sexual assaults on men as well as minors,irrespective of their sex,can be dealt with under the same law.

Acid attacks: SC fiat to Centre,states on sale of acid

July 02, 2012 5:36 pm

The step was taken to prevent its misuse as a weapon,particularly against women.

Afghan arsonists seek to enforce truancy from school

June 11, 2012 11:14 am

Arson and poison attacks on schools across Afghanistan have forced students to defend themselves.