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Dec 16 case shocked nation, led to setting up of Verma panel

The sensational December 16, 2012 gangrape, which shook the conscience of nation, had led to the setting up of a commission led by former Chief Justice of India J S Verma to consider changes in law to deal more strenly with offenders in sexual offence cases, ... DNA, 2 months ago
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Doyen of law, Justice Leila Seth passes away at 86

A doyen of the legal fraternity, Justice (retired) Leila Seth, passed away quietly into the night on Friday. Justice Seth, one of the three members of the Justice Verma Committee that revamped the rape laws following the horrific 2012 Delhi gangrape case, was ...
 DNA2 months ago Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, passes away  Sify2 months ago
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NCW notice to Kamal Hassan: time to revisit the rape victim-naming law?

The decision of the National Commission for Women (NCW) to issue a notice to Tamil film star Kamal Hassan – for disclosing the identity of a Kerala film star who was gangraped in a moving car – has reopened the debate on whether the identity of ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

HC adjourns till Monday petitions challenging new Nitish govt

The Patna High Court today adjourned till Monday the hearing on two PILs challenging the formation of the new government by Nitish Kumars JD (U) along with the BJP. After a brief hearing, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A ...
 Deccan Herald8 hours ago
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CBI to probe encounter killings in Manipur: Supreme Court

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will investigate the Manipur encounter killings that were allegedly perpetrated by the police and the Army, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The top court directed ...
 DNA1 week ago
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At India Gate, candle burns brightly for slain Umar Fayaz

India Gate on Saturday saw outpouring of grief and outrage over the abduction and killing of 22-year-old Kashmiri army officer Umar Fayaz by terrorists. IMAGE: People light candles to pay tribute to late army officer Lt Umar Fayaz at India Gate. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo Hundreds of army veterans, students and tourists took out a candle light march in his memory, with many voicing their demand for the death of the young lieutenant to be “avenged”. “His killing is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Samajwadi Secular Morcha will fight against communal forces: Shivpal Yadav

The framework of the Samajwadi Secular Morcha is being worked out and a formal announcement in this regard will be made soon, senior Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav said on Tuesday. Shivpal refused to comment on whether the SSM will eventually part ways with the Samajwadi Party. "The framework of the Samajwadi Secular Morcha is being currently worked out and a formal announcement in this regard will be made at the appropriate and auspicious time," he said. "The SSM will be a forum of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Framework of Samajwadi Secular Morcha being worked out:Shivpal  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Capital punishment to Nirbhaya rapists revives death penalty debate

With the awarding of the death penalty to the four convicts in the December 12 gangrape case, the debate surrounding the capital punishment has seen a revive. The four convicts, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh, on the death row, will ...
 DNA2 months ago

A 13-day ordeal that changed the course of anti-rape laws

The 13 days between a young paramedic's brutal rape and her death in a Singapore hospital, redefined the way India looked at sexual offences against women. An immediate outrage broke out, driving hordes of young and old people out of their homes into the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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