Justice Verma

  • IOTY: Late Justice JS Verma honoured with lifetime achievement award 20-12-2013 11:40 PM

    The lifetime achievement award has gone to late Justice JS Verma, former Chief Justice of India. Justice Verma, a distinguished judge, died earlier in 2013. As the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), he left his mark on, amongst other achievements, the laws governing rape with the recommendations for...
  • Stop Acid Attacks is the Indian of the Year 20-12-2013 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: The eighth CNN-IBN Indian of the year (IOTY) is not a politician, a sportsperson or an entertainer. The honour for the year 2013 goes to the activist group Stop Acid Attacks (SAA), an active campaigner-organisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights of and...
  • FTP: JS Verma case: Is medical negligence increasing in India? 08-10-2013 11:30 PM

    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 died on April 21, 2013, at a private hospital...
  • The law must be followed despite public outrage: Subramanium 01-09-2013 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: In the first in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case delivered by a Delhi court, the juvenile out of the six accused has been sentenced to three years in detention. Member of the Justice Verma commission Gopal Subramanium who had suggested changes to anti-rape laws said that he...
  • Agenda for change: Govt says no consensus on marital rape: Does the Indian society still not recognise the sexual rights of wives?

    The government said that marital rape was an issue that needs more consultations. Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel...
  • FTN: Should armed forces get special immunity in cases of rape? 04-02-2013 11:58 PM

    The Justice Verma panel has proposed amending the notorious Armed Forces Special Power Act which give security personnel immunity from sexual crimes in conflict areas. ...
  • Agenda for change: Should armed forces get special immunity in cases of rape?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether armed forces should get special immunity in cases of rape....
  • CPM rejects sexual harassment ordinance 02-02-2013 02:29 PM

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  • News 360: Justice Verma report says no death penalty for rapists 23-01-2013 09:32 PM

    The Committee report also said that juvenile age should not be lowered. ...