Friday, February 8, 2013

Stalking is now a crime, will invite three years in jail


The Statesman reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi yesterday launched a new initiative of Universal Health Screening for birth defects and deficiencies that will cover an estimated 27 crore children. She also said that the Food Security Act that the UPA Government proposes to bring soon will help tackle the problem of malnutrition in children.

Narendra Modi's visit to the Sri Ram College of Commerce in Delhi is also covered by the Press. The Indian Express writes, "Modi's Visit Rocks Delhi University: Jeers outside and cheers inside, with Left Wing organisations students shouting anti Modi slogans and the police resorting to a lathi charge.

"Stalking is now a crime, will invite three years in jail, headlines Hindustan Times." The paper writes stalking, physical or electronic via phone calls, text messages or emails- is now a criminal offence, punishable with one to three years in jail.

The Asian Age writes, "adding to the misery of the Sahara Group, the Supreme Court yesterday said that SEBI is free to freeze accounts and seize properties of its two companies for defying court orders by not refunding 24,000 crore rupees to investors.

No comments:

Post a Comment