Remembering Justice JS Verma
Apr 23, 2013
Justice Verma: an exceptional career
Apr 23, 2013
Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
In his petition, Aditya Verma has urged the Supreme Court to reveal names of 13 players who have been named in a sealed envelope by the Justice Mudgal probe panel in 2013 IPL scam.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday April 16, 2015
The Supreme Court of India has constituted the Justice Lodha Commission to make administrative reforms in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). N. Srinivasan is being probed by the panel for his role in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match fixing scam and is awaiting the verdict on his conduct as the BCCI president during the scandal.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 7, 2013
The Supreme Court proposed a three-member panel headed by former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul Mudgal to enquire into the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Former Chief Justice of India Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, who headed a three-member panel to examine laws on crimes against women, died today due to multiple organ failure. He was 80.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 6, 2013
Concerned with incidents of acid attacks, the Supreme Court today directed the Centre to convene in six weeks a meeting of Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories to address the menace and discuss framing of a law for treatment and compensation to victims.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday February 3, 2013
Law Minister Ashwani Kumar has rejected the allegations made by several women's rights groups who say that the union government has selectively accepted the recommendations of the Justice JS Verma commission on rape laws. The minister insists that the government has in fact accepted 90 per cent of the suggestions made by the panel and has hence has...
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday February 2, 2013
The government has brought in an ordinance to introduce stricter penalties for crimes against women, including death in extreme cases, but ignored the Justice JS Verma commission's recommendations on criminalising marital rape and reviewing controversial sections of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
India News | NDTV.com | Friday February 1, 2013
The government has brought in an ordinance that introduces tougher jail terms for crimes against women, including the death penalty for extreme cases of sexual assault. The ordinance incorporates some but not all of the recommendations of the Justice Verma commission, a panel of three legal experts, appointed by the government in the wake of fierce...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday February 1, 2013
To demonstrate its commitment to protecting women after national outrage over the gang-rape of a medical student on a Delhi bus last month, the government has decided to issue an ordinance that implements the recommendations of the Justice JS Verma Commission.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 24, 2013
As Justice JS Verma, Justice Leila Seth and former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam lap up praise for their 600 page report into how to make laws against sexual violence a bigger deterrent, there's another group of unknowns that are sitting back satisfied. They are the group of 15 young lawyers, academics and students who sat behind the panel du...
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 24, 2013
A three-member commission assigned to review laws for sexual crimes has submitted its report to the government on Wednesday. The panel was set up amid huge demonstrations by thousands of students who demanded tougher punishment for sexual offenders after the monstrous attack on 23-year-old Amanat (NOT her real name). She died two weeks after she wa...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday January 23, 2013
Exactly a month after it was set up, the panel headed by former chief justice of India JS Verma, is likely to submit its report to the Home Ministry today. Sources say in the report, Justice Verma may recommend updating criminal laws to make them more women-friendly.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday January 5, 2013
Amid a growing national clamour for stringent punishment for rapists in the wake of the death of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, the Congress today sent its recommendations to a panel constituted to review and strengthen laws on crimes against women.