Daily Archive: February 13, 2018

DCW chief launches campaign against sexual violence

New Delhi, Feb 13  Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal today launched a nationwide campaign with students against sexual violence.

A march was taken out by a group of students from Delhi University Metro Station to Arts Faculty as part of the campaign ‘Rape Roko’.

A website www.raperoko.org – was also launched. People have been requested to give a missed call at 9313-181-181 to join the campaign.

Maliwal, who has been on a ‘satyagraha’ demanding death penalty for those who rape children, appealed to people from all religions, castes and ideologies to join the movement.

As part of the ‘satyagraha’, Maliwal announced that she and her team would not be going back home for 30 days, and work day and night to mark their protest.

“Have not gone home since last 14 days. Hoped our Satyagraha would start a people’s movement & end culture of silence around rapes! Time has come for a change. Launching nationwide campaign #RapeRoko with students today on 13th Feb! No more rapes. No more baby Nirbhaya!” Maliwal said in a tweet.

Source: PTI

Aadhaar validity case

Aadhaar validity case: Is govt not entitled to seek ID proof from citizens, asks Supreme Court

 

The Supreme Court today asked whether the government was not entitled to seek proof of identity from citizens if their entitlement to certain benefits was dependent upon their identities.  A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also said that idea behind the Aadhaar scheme

Indian Navy Recruitment 2018

HERE’S TO APPLY AT INDIAN NAVY FOR PILOT, OBSERVER AND ATC POSTS IN SSC:

Visit the official website of www.joinindiannavy.gov.in

Scroll down a little and click on ‘Current Events’

Click on the notification which reads: ‘SSC [SSC(PILOT)(OTHER THAN MR)],SSC [SSC(ATC)],SSC [SSC(OBS)],SSC [SSC(PILOT)(MR)] – 01/2019’

Click on ‘Click here to apply online’

Create your account and complete the application form

Download the confirmation page

Take a print out of your application form for further reference

Bigg Boss 11 winner Shilpa Shinde withdraws sexual harassment case against Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai producer

Bigg Boss 11 winner Shilpa Shinde in March last year filed an FIR against producer Binaifer and her husband Sanjay Kohli claiming that the latter had sexually harassed her on the sets of the popular TV show Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai. Shilpa has now withdrawn the case against them

Sex manual: Dirtiest book of the 18th century reveals bizarre beliefs of people from that time

 

The “secrets of sex” from 1720 have recently been unearthed, and have given us some interesting insights into the bizarre bedroom beliefs our ancestors had. The contents of the book are so raunchy that it was banned for almost 250 years. The book, titled Aristotle’s Masterpiece, has now gone

Source: Dailyhunt

Bring file on selection process for NCPCR: HC to Centre

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today told the Centre it wants to see the file relating to the selection process for vacancies in the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, which is functioning below its full capacity for the past two years.

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Child Development to ensure that the file is produced before the court on the next date of hearing on February 19.

The court called for the information after observing that the ministry had given no reasons for not filling up the three vacancies, existing for more than two years, in the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

It also noted that no explanation has been given for “abandoning” an earlier selection process, carried out at the expense of the public exchequer, and initiating a fresh one.