JUSTICE VERMA PANEL

  • Govt may not wait till Budget Session to amend antirape laws January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to Justice JS Verma promising to act on his panel's suggestions to strengthen laws on crimes against women, sources on Thursday said that the Cabinet is discussing the ordinance on the panel recommendations. The Cabinet may not wait till the Budget...
  • Justice Verma panel's recommendations mark a true shift in the paradigm: Kavita Krishnan January 25, 2013

    Will Justice Verma panel's recommendations go a long way in ensuring gender justice? Women's rights crusader Kavita Krishnan shared her perspective on this subject with IBNLive readers. Q. How will you consider cyber stalking as an offence... means if a person sends a friends request to anyone, will you consider it...
  • 'Means adopted by khaps assuming unreasonable proportions' January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on khap panchayats, the Justice JS Verma Committee on Wednesday said means adopted by them have assumed "unreasonable proportions" and asked the government to ensure such bodies do not interfere with choices made by people regarding marriage. The committee said actions of khap panchayats are...