Disha'' Act

Maharashtra government tables Shakti Bill to curb violence against women and children

Maharashtra government tables Shakti Bill to curb violence against women and children

Maharashtra government, on Monday, tabled the Shakti Bills to curb violence against women and children and also to establish a court in e...Read More

Eminent women write to Maharashtra CM; oppose Shakti Bill

Eminent women write to Maharashtra CM; oppose Shakti Bill

A death penalty would multiply the trauma and conflict faced by victims, both child and adult, says the activists

Maharashtra cabinet to clear bill to curb crime against women and children

Maharashtra cabinet to clear bill to curb crime against women and children

Government expects to table the bill in the winter session

Cops are tired combating virus, 
but have not lost courage, says Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Cops are tired combating virus, but have not lost courage, says Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra Police has been working relentlessly to combat the present coronavirus pandemic, all while keeping a vigil on law and order. ...Read More

After budget session’s curtailment due to coronavirus, Maharashtra govt plans special session to clear bill similar to Disha Act

After budget session’s curtailment due to coronavirus, Maharashtra govt plans special session to clear bill similar to Disha Act

Home Minister Anil Deshmukh told Free Press Journal that he would request the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to convene a two-day specia...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Maha govt records 37,567 cases of crimes against women in 2019, says Economic Survey

Mumbai Crime: Maha govt records 37,567 cases of crimes against women in 2019, says Economic Survey

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government may have proposed the introduction of legislation on the lines of the DISHA Act in Andhra Pradesh to d...Read More

Maha gov may bring bill on lines of ''Disha'' Act in budget session: HM Anil Deshmukh

Maha gov may bring bill on lines of ''Disha'' Act in budget session: HM Anil Deshmukh

Responding to a calling attention raised by NCP leader Hemant Takle on the issue of rising crimes against women, state Home Minister Anil...Read More

Police academy chief leads panel to draft Disha Act for state

Police academy chief leads panel to draft Disha Act for state

Mumbai: Moving one step closer towards legislating an Act akin to the Disha Act passed by Andhra Pradesh, to check atrocities against wom...Read More

Panel to give its report on Andhra Pradesh's Disha Act by Mar 30: Anil Deshmukh

Panel to give its report on Andhra Pradesh's Disha Act by Mar 30: Anil Deshmukh

The 'Andhra Pradesh Disha Act Criminal Law (AP Amendment) Act, 2019' was enacted as a tribute to the veterinary doctor brutally raped and...Read More

WINTER SESSION: Maharashtra may follow Andhra's lead; CM Thackeray asks chief secretary to submit Disha Act

WINTER SESSION: Maharashtra may follow Andhra's lead; CM Thackeray asks chief secretary to submit Disha Act

Nagpur: Maharashtra may follow the lead of Andhra Pradesh by enacting legislation for quick settlement of cases involving crimes against ...Read More

Prolonged trials stymie justice for rape victims

Prolonged trials stymie justice for rape victims

Andhra Pradesh has set an example with the Disha Act

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