Justice Js Verma

  • Justice JS Verma's family refuses Padma Bhushan, says no official word given 31-01-2014 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: The family of late Justice JS Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award on his behalf and have written to the President that he never hankered or lobbied for any acclaim, reward or favour. The family has indicated that they were upset about no official confirmation...
  • Justice JS Verma's family alleges medical negligence led to his death 07-10-2013 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Six months after his death, former Chief Justice of India JS Verma's family has alleged that medical negligence killed the eminent jurist. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has now stepped in asking the Health Ministry to look into the case. Justice Verma's wife Pushpa Verma wrote to the PM...
  • UN regrets anti-rape law not reflecting Verma panel views 01-05-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The United Nations Wednesday expressed regret that the anti-rape law passed by the government after the December 16 gang-rape incident did not fully reflect the recommendations of the Justice JS Verma Committee. "Recommendations on marital rape, lesbians and age of consent (for sex) were not adopted in the...
  • Delhi: Former CJI Justice JS Verma cremated 23-04-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The mortal remains of former Chief Justice of India JS Verma, who headed a panel to frame a tough law to combat crimes against women, were on Tuesday consigned to flames in the presence of prominent political leaders and those from legal fraternity. The funeral pyre was lit...
  • The Last Word: Remembering Justice JS Verma 23-04-2013 09:50 PM

    Justice JS Verma, one of India's most highly regarded chief justices, died at the age of 80 on Monday. ...
  • Justice JS Verma: The mentor to the news television media 23-04-2013 12:10 PM

    As the fight for justice continues, the man who helped bring about the anti-rape law, Justice JS Verma passed away on Monday evening after suffering from a multiple organ failure. He was one of India's most respected jurists and played guide and mentor to the news television media for nearly...
  • News broadcasting fraternity condoles death of JS Verma 23-04-2013 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: News broadcasting fraternity on Monday condoled the death of Justice (Retd) JS Verma who passed away after a brief illness. Justice Verma was appointed the first Chairperson of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA), a self- regulatory body set up by News Broadcasters Association on October 2, 2008....
  • I will miss Justice Verma's advice, guidance, says PM 23-04-2013 12:55 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday night described former Chief Justice of India JS Verma, who died here, as a "man of vast understanding" whose "generous advice and guidance" he will miss very much. Singh said Justice Verma was "held in great respect as a public figure not...
  • Justice Verma, architect of new anti-rape law, passes away 22-04-2013 10:39 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Jagdish Sharan Verma passed away on Monday after multiple organ failure. He headed the three-member committee which suggested amendments to the Criminal Law so that quicker trial and enhanced punishment could be provided to criminals accused of committing sexual assault against women. Born...
  • India gets a new anti-rape law as President signs the Bill 03-04-2013 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday signed the Criminal Law Amendment Bill which gives India a strong anti-rape law. The Criminal Law Amendment Bill was earlier passed by the two Houses of Parliament. The massive public anger and uproars following the December 16 gangrape of the Delhi braveheart forced...
  • Anti-rape Bill will be passed in Budget Session: Law Minister 12-03-2013 02:06 PM

    Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar told CNN-IBN that the anti-rape law needs careful deliberation before it is passed. ...
  • CPM rejects sexual harassment ordinance 02-02-2013 02:29 PM

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