Verma Committee

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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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  • Can't change law for one case: Justice Leila Seth 29-01-2013 11:57 PM

    Member of the JS Verma committee Justice Leila Seth has come out strongly in favour of the existing juvenile justice laws. ...