Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Findings of Verma Committee sent to Law Commission: Govt
The recommendations the Verma committee set up to suggest changes in the law in the aftermath of the...
Parl panel backs govt decision not to accept marital rape as criminal offence
A Parliamentary panel on Friday supported government`s decision not to accept marital rape as a crim...
Abolishing death penalty: Par panel members for broader debate
Majority of the members of a Parliamentary panel on Thursday supported capital punishment for rapist...
Need to change mindset to ensure respect for women: President
There was a need to bring about changes in the mindset of society to ensure that women are given dig...
Women groups for gender budgeting, priority to rape victims
A number of leading women groups sought higher resource allocation in annual budget for implementati...
Par panel`s predicament over Criminal Law Bill after Ordinance
As government brings an ordinance on crimes against women, Parliamentary committee examining a simil...
`Rejection of Justice Verma panel report on AFSPA unfortunate`
PDP`s Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dubbed rejection of Justice J S Verma committee`s recommendation on AFSP...
Sheila Dikshit backs demand for lowering juvenile
Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila...
Open to changes in sexual crimes ordinance: Khurshid
Union government is open to consultation and changes in ordinance on criminal law amendments passed ...
Anti-rape ordinance a landmark decision, says Union Law minister
Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said the proposed ordinance on anti-rape law will prove...
Mixed response to ordinance on sexual violence against women
Ordinance on sexual violence against women evoked mixed response with BJP welcoming it but CPI(M), s...
Sonia, Rahul meet family members of Delhi gang-rape victim
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi met family members of the Delhi gang-rap...
Govt cherry picked Justice Verma`s recommendations: Bedi
Former IPS officer and activist Kiran Bedi welcomed ordinance to amend criminal law with focus on cr...
Marital rape can lead upto 7 years of jail: Ordinance
Marital rape will also attract stringent punishment under the ordinance proposed by the Centre.
Bedi calls for holistic response to panel`s recommendations
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and activist Kiran Bedi on Saturday said the government n...
Delhi gang-rape: Charges framed against five accused
A fast-track court on Saturday framed charges against five accused in the brutal December 16 Delhi g...
Verma committee recommendations and the Union Cabinet
Union Cabinet on Friday recommended promulgation of an ordinance to amend the criminal law with focu...
Hospitals can’t deny help to rape, accident victims: HC
The court’s order comes after the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old para-medical student on December...
Will promptly pursue Verma panel recommendations: PM
The PM`s assurance came a week after Justice JS Verma Committee submitted a report to the Union gove...
Aruna Roy wants citizens` role in framing laws on crime against women
Against the backdrop of suggestions being made to the Justice Verma committee on crime against women...
`Action on Verma Committee report from Budget Session`
The government will start action on the recommendations of Justice JS Verma Committee on crime again...
Delhi gang-rape victim`s family wants death for all accused
The demand for amendment of the law comes in the backdrop of The Justice Verma Committee recommendin...
DMK seeks time-bound implementation of Verma panel`s recommendations
Key UPA ally DMK on Friday sought time-bound implementation of the Justice Verma Committee recommend...
Justice Verma recommendations revolutionary: Kiran Bedi
Welcoming the recommendations of the Justice Verma Committee on reforms in anti-rape laws, activist ...
`Judicial will needed to implement panel recommendations`
Strong political action and judicial will are needed to turn the recommendations of Justice JS Verma...
Verma Committee report to be sent to Parl standing committee
Government will soon send the recommendations of Justice Verma Committee, which has prescribed compr...
Marriage, intimate relationship not a defence for rape: Verma
A rapist remains a rapist regardless of his relationship with the victim.
Verma panel report to be sent to Parliamentary standing committee
As the nation stands witness, the government has assured swift action on the tough measures suggeste...
`Politicians reinforcing gender bias should be disqualified`
Justice JS Verma Committee has recommended framing of laws to disqualify politicians who issue state...
Justice Verma panel moots tough laws, no death for rapists
Making far reaching recommendations, the Justice Verma Committee on Wednesday favoured comprehensive...
Include death penalty as punishment for gang-rape: BJP
BJP has recommended including death penalty as punishment for those convicted of gang-rape, abductio...
Mohan Bhagwat`s remarks about women "shallow": Sharad Yadav
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday described as "shallow" remarks of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat about ...
Congress gives suggestions to Verma panel, disfavours chemical castration
Congress on Saturday submitted its suggestions on stringent laws for crimes against women to Justice...
NGO demands life sentence for rapists/molesters in Shillong
A leading women NGO in Meghalaya on Wednesday wrote to the Justice JS Verma`s Committee demanding li...
Parliament session decision after Verma Committee report: Chidambaram
Amid demands for convening of special session of Parliament to pass stringent laws on crime against ...
Justice Verma committee begins work; seeks public comments
The three-member committee of jurists began its work by issuing notice seeking public comments on th...
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