'Justice J S Verma Committee' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Blog: covering the Shakti Mills gang-rape case

    Blog: covering the Shakti Mills gang-rape case

    From the day the survivor almost fainted in court till the sentencing on Friday, this trial has been unique.

  • Aditya Verma moves Supreme Court against Indian Premier League players' auction

    Aditya Verma moves Supreme Court against Indian Premier League players' auction

    The application filed by Aditya Verma, secretary of Cricket Association of Bihar, sought an interim order for the Board of Control for Cricket in India on the Indian Premier League auctions on February 12 and 13, saying the three-member probe committ...

  • Full text of PM's letter to Justice JS Verma

    Full text of PM's letter to Justice JS Verma

    The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has written to Justice (Retd) J.S.Verma on the report submitted by the Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law. The text of the Prime Minister's letter is as follows:

  • Blog: My experience assisting the Justice Verma Commission

    Blog: My experience assisting the Justice Verma Commission

    I don't think any of us had quite fathomed what we were getting into. Hot blooded, raring to go, willing to be part of a change that we hoped would last, the answer on each of our lips was "Yes", when we were asked if we would help the Verma Committe...

  • Law Minister on Justice Verma report: highlights

    The Justice JS Verma committee, which has said that "failure of governance" is the root cause for sexual crime, has put the ball for action in the government's court by meeting a tough 30-day deadline to submit its recommendations on changes in law. ...

  • Recommendations of the Justice Verma Committee: 10-point cheat-sheet

    Recommendations of the Justice Verma Committee: 10-point cheat-sheet

    A three-member commission assigned to review laws for sexual crimes submitted its report to the government on Wednesday. The commission, headed by former Chief Justice of India, Justice JS Verma, has identified "failure of governance" as the root ca...

  • After Justice Verma report, ball now in government's court

    After Justice Verma report, ball now in government's court

    The Justice JS Verma committee, which has said that "failure of governance" is the root cause for sexual crime, has put the ball for action in the government's court by meeting a tough 30-day deadline to submit its recommendations on changes in law. ...

  • Scrap 'two-finger test' for rape victims, says Justice Verma report

    Scrap 'two-finger test' for rape victims, says Justice Verma report

    The Justice Verma committee today recommended the strict enforcement of sexual assault laws, faster rape trials and changes to the country's antiquated penal code to protect women in the wake of a fatal gang rape in New Delhi last month.

  • Shocked Delhi Police Commissioner got a pat on the back: Justice Verma

    Shocked Delhi Police Commissioner got a pat on the back: Justice Verma

    The Justice JS Verma committee, a group of three legal experts set up amid massive protests over last month's gang-rape of a student on a Delhi bus, has proposed sweeping changes to existing laws for sexual crimes but has not recommended the death pe...

  • No consensus on death penalty for rapists; favour life imprisonment, says Prakash Karat

    No consensus on death penalty for rapists; favour life imprisonment, says Prakash Karat

    On a day when the government deliberated upon measures it should recommend to the Justice JS Verma Committee, constituted to strengthen laws on crimes against women, the CPI(M) says death penalty for rapists may not be the best idea.

  • Centre to ensure harsh punishment for crimes against women: AK Antony

    Centre to ensure harsh punishment for crimes against women: AK Antony

    Terming the Delhi gang-rape case as a "horrendous incident", Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said the Centre would bring out a law that ensures stringent punishment for culprits involved in crimes against women as soon as it gets the Justice ...

  • Delhi High Court clears five fast-track courts for daily hearing of rape cases

    On Monday, the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court said all cases related to sexual assaults on women in the city would be handled by fast track courts; a notification for five such courts would be made as soon as courts re-open after the winter br...

  • Delhi gang-rape: judicial committee's report in 30 days on changing law

    Delhi gang-rape: judicial committee's report in 30 days on changing law

    A government-appointed three-member committee, headed by former Chief Justice of India J S Verma, has begun work on reviewing laws to provide speedier justice and enhanced punishment in sexual assault cases. The committee, set up by the government, w...

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