Cabinet amends Indecent Representation of Women Act
Posted on: 02:26 PM IST Oct 11, 2012
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a slew of legislations and amendments to several existing Acts, which included the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act. The Act will now cover audio-vidual media and the Internet too.
Violators can now get up to three years imprisonment and will pay a maximum penalty of Rs five lakh. The Cabinet also approved the hike in urea prices by Rs 50 a tonne, in a small victory in the battle against fertiliser subsidies.
It has also cleared direct urea subsidy transfers. More details on the reports are awaited.
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