The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which provides for stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 yrs, was introduced in the Lok Sabha.
Congress said it will raise the issues of mob lynching and women's safety besides many other important matters in Parl's monsoon session which begins on Wednesday.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said his government is committed to provide safety and security to the women and girls of the state.
To empower womenfolk, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday released a handbook on women safety.
A parliamentary panel has observed that the Himmat App has failed to serve the purpose as a very limited number of people registered as its users in a city of 19 million.
The move will enable the government to roll out panic button facility on mobile phones, aimed at helping women in distress.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the 'Shakti' app, which comes with a panic button, for women's safety.
Swati Maliwal met Ram Nath Kovind and briefed him on issues related to women safety and the growing menace of illegal drugs and liquor being sold in the capital.
The Aam Aadmi Party said that the odd-even scheme cannot be implemented without exceptions and the safety of women cannot be risked.
"It has location updation feature as well, which allows the RPF Control Center to view the commuter's updated locations until she reaches at a safe destination."