NEW DELHI (TrustLaw) - The main architect of India's new anti-rape law died late on Monday, leaving a legacy of tougher punishments for sex crimes, the creation of new offences under the law, and measures to make the police more accountable when responding to ... Reuters, 3 weeks ago
The mourning over J S Verma reminds us of the need for conscience keepers - New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
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Email Print Share FacebookTwitterTumblrLinkedInStumbleUponRedditDiggMixxDeliciousGoogle+ Comment Follow @TIMEWorld It is rare that a person's legacy feels as immediately relevant as the one left behind this week by Indias former Chief Justice J.S.Time, 3 weeks ago India Remembers the Judge Who Helped Toughen Up Rape Laws Time, 3 weeks ago
The former chief justice had led the three-member panel that looked into laws on crimes against women in the aftermath of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape incident which had sparked massive protests. "In any society, the essence of justice is fairness. The ...DNA, 2 months ago UPAs bank tokenism Asian Age, 2 months ago
A little over a month after the Centre enacted the anti-rape law introducing stricter penalties for crime against women, Rashida Manjoo, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women Wednesday expressed regret that the landmark legislation did not fully ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago 'The Law Is Unnecessary, It Is Not Required' Outlook India, 1 month ago
Condoling the death of Justice J.S. Verma, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday described him as "a man of vast understanding and knowledge of law" and said he would miss his "generous advice and guidance on matters of public importance". In a ...Calcutta News.Net, 3 weeks ago
New York, May 4 (IBNS): Laws recently passed in India to prevent and prosecute rape and other sex crimes do not go far enough, a United Nations independent expert said Friday, lamenting that the legislation failed to address systemic gender ...India Blooms, 2 weeks ago 'Opportunity lost' as new anti-rape laws in India fail to address root causes - UN expert United Nations, 2 weeks ago New Anti-Rape Laws In India Fail to Address Root Causes Scoop, 1 week ago Sex crime laws not tough enough: UN Gulf Times, 2 weeks ago
There are few legal luminaries in India today like the late Justice V.S. Verma. In 1996, he was a member of the three-judge bench which interpreted the meaning of Hindutva and Hinduism as a synonym of Indianisation. Justice Verma, also the architect of Indias ...Asian Age, 3 weeks ago
THE All India Democratic Womens Association (AIDWA) held a consultation on the Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2013 (popularly known as the anti-rape law) after the presidential assent to this law last week. The discussion was attended by national level ...Communist Party of India, 1 month ago Why every woman should know what Anti-Rape Bill is all about Oneindia, 1 month ago Anti-rape law gets harsher for babus, men in uniform Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Govt may bring back the word rape in new Bill IBN Live, 2 months ago
Post the Delhi Gang-rape incident of December 2012 amidst other things the issue of juvenile justice system in country gathered a lot of attention. The Justice Verma Committee had said the Juvenile Justice Act has failed miserably to protect the ...New Delhi Pioneer, 3 weeks ago No plan to reduce age of juveniles, says govt Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Centre debunks theory of reducing age of juveniles under Juvenile Justice Act Jagran Post, 2 months ago Panel wants male juvenile age lowered to 16 from 18 New Indian Express, 5 days ago
The , Rashida Manjoo, on Wednesday regretted that the amendments made to the rape laws in India did not fully reflect the recommendations of the Justice J.S. Verma Committee, set up in the aftermath of the December 16 gang rape that led to the death ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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