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  • govt proposes to lower age for consensual sex from 18 to 16

    Govt proposes to lower age for consensual sex from 18 to 16

    India | Mar 05, 2013, 10:28 PM IST

    New Delhi, Mar 5: The government has proposed to lower the age for consensual sex from 18 to 16 and reintroduce the word ‘rape' instead of ‘sexual assault' in the new criminal law amendment bill.The

  • addressing ex servicemen s issues is top priority says army

    Addressing ex-servicemen's issues is top priority, says Army Chief

    India | Jul 01, 2012, 08:40 PM IST

    Pathankot, Jul 1: Listing the welfare of ex-servicemen and war widows as his top priority, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh today said the issue of one-rank-one-pension is being looked at the ministerial level and the

  • no roll back in retail fdi asserts government

    No Roll-Back In Retail FDI, Asserts Government

    India | Dec 01, 2011, 06:10 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 1: Hitting out at “obstructionist” opposition, government today ruled out roll-back of its decision to allow FDI in retail, but the nodal Industry Ministry admitted that states were not formally consulted.“This is

  • govt to fix quota for backward muslims within obc soon

    Govt To Fix Quota For Backward Muslims Within OBC Soon

    India | Dec 01, 2011, 07:04 PM IST

    New Delhi, Dec 1: The government is considering giving reservation to backward Muslims within the 27 per cent quota fixed for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and a decision in this regard will be taken soon,