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Findings of Verma Committee sent to Law Commission: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 19:50

The recommendations the Verma committee set up to suggest changes in the law in the aftermath of the Delhi gangrape incident have been forwarded to the Law Commission.

Change in mindset key to curbing sexual crimes: Justice Verma

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 14:56

Former chief justice of India JS Verma on Saturday said change in the mindset of society is more important than enactment of a law against sexual offences.

Justice Verma for change in anti-defection law

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 23:33

Former CJI Justice JS Verma on Tuesday said he favours changes in anti-defection law of the country.

Women groups for gender budgeting, priority to rape victims

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 21:18

A number of leading women groups sought higher resource allocation in annual budget for implementation of steps to protect fair sex from violence and exploitation and ensure their financial inclusion.

Bring electoral, police reforms, to check sexual assault: Bedi

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 21:00

Kiran Bedi said Centre should have respected all aspects of the Justice Verma recommendations while framing a law on sexual assault.

Sheila Dikshit backs demand for lowering juvenile

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

Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gave her support, saying nature of crime shouldn`t be overlooked while deciding age issue.

Open to changes in sexual crimes ordinance: Khurshid

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:56

Union government is open to consultation and changes in ordinance on criminal law amendments passed by cabinet to deal with sexual crimes against women, External Affairs Minster Salman Khurshid said.

Anti-rape ordinance a landmark decision, says Union Law minister

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:36

Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said the proposed ordinance on anti-rape law will prove to be a historic step to deal with the crime against women.

Mixed response to ordinance on sexual violence against women

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:25

Ordinance on sexual violence against women evoked mixed response with BJP welcoming it but CPI(M), several women`s groups opposed it for doing "injustice" to Justice Verma Committee recommendations.

Sonia, Rahul meet family members of Delhi gang-rape victim

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:07

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi met family members of the Delhi gang-rape victim, a day after government brought an ordinance providing for tough punishment to rapists.

Govt cherry picked Justice Verma`s recommendations: Bedi

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 20:57

Former IPS officer and activist Kiran Bedi welcomed ordinance to amend criminal law with focus on crime against women but said government has cherry picked recommendations of Justice Verma Committee.

Govt`s ordinance is against all democratic norms: CPI-M

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 17:17

The CPI-M attacked the government for doing "injustice" to the Justice Verma Committee recommendations against sexual violence.