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Par panel`s predicament over Criminal Law Bill after Ordinance

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 22:12

As government brings an ordinance on crimes against women, Parliamentary committee examining a similar bill, decided to seek views of Rajya Sabha Chairman on whether legislation was still "alive".

`Rejection of Justice Verma panel report on AFSPA unfortunate`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:25

PDP`s Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dubbed rejection of Justice J S Verma committee`s recommendation on AFSPA as "unfortunate" saying it reflected double standards in Centre`s resolve to uphold women dignity.

Verma committee recommendations and the Union Cabinet

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 00:08

Union Cabinet on Friday recommended promulgation of an ordinance to amend the criminal law with focus on crime against women by incorporating some of the suggestions of Justice J S Verma Committee.

Teacher education programme: State depts to discuss panel recommendations

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 22:18

The government has convened a meeting of state education departments to deliberate upon a panel`s recommendations on improving teacher education programmes.

Support Justice Verma recommendations: Bedi

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 15:00

Former IPS officer-turned-social activist Kiran Bedi today said she fully supported the Justice Verma recommendations for amending the law related to sexual harassment.

Omar discusses Verma panel report with J&K Guv

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 21:24

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Governor N N Vohra and discussed the report of the Justice J S Verma panel which recommends changes in the criminal justice system to protect women.

`Politicians reinforcing gender bias should be disqualified`

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 23:31

Justice JS Verma Committee has recommended framing of laws to disqualify politicians who issue statements "reinforcing gender bias".

Mohan Bhagwat`s remarks about women "shallow": Sharad Yadav

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 17:00

JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday described as "shallow" remarks of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat about women, saying they only showed the thinking of the people making them.

Congress gives suggestions to Verma panel, disfavours chemical castration

Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 21:21

Congress on Saturday submitted its suggestions on stringent laws for crimes against women to Justice J S Verma Committee even as it disfavoured chemical castration of rapists.

Parliament session decision after Verma Committee report: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 18:10

Amid demands for convening of special session of Parliament to pass stringent laws on crime against women, government said decision be taken after Justice Verma Committee, submits its recommendations.