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About 17 results for "Justice JS Verma"

Handle with care

The question whether marital rape should be treated as a criminal offence should be handled with care. While the Justice J.S. Verma Committee called for marital rape to be made an offence, a parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape ... Asian Age, 2 months ago

Safeguarding childhood in India: A brief commentary on child sexual abuse in India today

Abhishek Tripathy* There was this scene in the movie, Highway where lead actor Alia Bhatt's character opens up toher captors regarding the trauma of abuse at the hands of a family friend. She narrates her ordealto her captors, possibly due to the ...
 OdishaSunTimes.com2 days ago

Marital rape issue needs to be dealt with grace, you are entering someone's bedroom: Maneka

21 May 2016, New Delhi, Tania Ameer Asserting marital rape to be a sensitive and complicated topic that needs to be dealt with grace, the government has said that it cannot intervene in people's bedrooms. Many a time women make such a ...
 Millennium Post5 days ago Govt to deliberate on criminalising marital rape  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Government to deliberate on criminalizing marital rape  Times of India2 weeks ago

When rape becomes a legal right

Smitha (name changed), walked out of her three-month-old marriage after her husband started to demand sex every night, and record it on his phone. He also forced her to have unnatural sex. While her parents refused to heed her initially, it was only ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Litigants face harrowing time at Ludhiana district courts

Thousands of visitors who come to district courts for hearing of their cases are a harried lot owing to the ailing infrastructure of the district courts complex premises. Visitors have to battle unavailability of a properly functioning elevator, ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Rape and the law in India

By Dushyant Arora 'Marital' cannot be used as a disclaimer. Sex without consent is a crime and the law needs to punish it. Consensual sex is a crime in India. Rape is legal in India. Shocked? Disgusted? Disbelieving? Then the next two facts may ...
 Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago

Can religion, politics be kept totally apart?

The vice-president’s overall concerns are legitimate as he casts his eye on the indifference shown in recent times by various organs of the state to victimisation of religious minority communities The vice-president’s overall concerns are legitimate as he ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Bangalore Mirror

A room, with the right view

O Surely intense love for one's country is meaningless if we have intense prejudice for countrymen and women? Housing discrimination is rampant in India and manifests itself in many forms - ethnic, racial, classist, casteist and even on the basis ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 months ago
Hindustan Times

It is time for real action on marital rape

Given the Modi government's commitment to improving the lot of women, we would expect proactive attempts to ensure gender justice. But the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs in its latest report has steered clear of declaring marital ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago Time to act tough on marital rape  HT Syndication2 months ago

Kanhaiya episode coverage raises serious questions about freedom of press

(Ashutosh is an official spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party, and the former editor of a TV news channel. He gives his views on the JNU-Kanhaiya Kumar sedition episode, and the television coverage thereof.) The philosopher John Stuart Mill once said: The ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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