• Monday, August 15, 2022

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India’s Narendra Modi sends out strong message against rape

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi.

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi has delivered a strong message against the increasing incidents of rape in the country, saying strict measures will be taken to combat crimes against women. During his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme, the Prime minister said the recently passed Criminal Act Amendment Bill will help tackle crime against women. “No civil society can tolerate any kind of injustice towards women of the country. The nation will not tolerate those committing rapes. With this in mind, Parliament has made a provision of strictest punishment by passing the Criminal Act Amendment Bill,” said Modi. “Those guilty…

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