Majority of the members of a Parliamentary panel on Thursday supported capital punishment for rapists in cases where the victim either dies or is left in a persistent vegetative state.
Justice JS Verma Committee has recommended framing of laws to disqualify politicians who issue statements "reinforcing gender bias".
BJP has recommended including death penalty as punishment for those convicted of gang-rape, abduction and rape, and custodial rape among other suggestions submitted to the Verma committee.
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.
Day in Pics: 26th December
Showbiz World - December 26, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade