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Justice Verma report's potency being diluted: Shabana Azmi
New Delhi, Febru Feb 21 : Actor-activist Shabana Azmi Thursday accused the government of "diluting the potency" of Justice Verma Committee report on sexual crimes by "cherry-picking" its recommendations.
President signs anti-rape ordinance
New Delhi, Feb 3 : Amid its disapproval by the women groups, President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday signed the anti-rape law ordinance based on some of the recommendations of Justice Verma panel, after the government tried to quell the opposition to the same by holding that it was open to ...
New anti-rape laws will create fear among offenders: Krishna Tirath
New Delhi, Feb. 2 : Reiterating that the government is committed to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath on Saturday said that the ordinance approved by the Union Cabinet on the basis of the Justice Verma Committee report, will ...
Cabinet approves ordinance on strong anti-rape laws
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The union cabinet Friday approved an ordinance to amend and make stronger existing laws to curb crimes against women as suggested by the Justice Verma Committee, government sources said.
Cabinet to discuss ordinance on strong anti-rape laws
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The union cabinet is likely to discuss the Justice Verma panel report on changes required in laws to curb crimes against women, government sources said here Friday.
Union Cabinet to discuss Verma panel report
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The Union Cabinet will meet on Friday to discuss the Justice Verma Committee report that has recommended stringent laws against sexual violence.
Govt will be prompt in 'pursuing' Justice Verma Committee report : PM
New Delhi, Jan 30 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today complimented the three-member Justice Verma Committee on sexual offences against women and assured that the government would be prompt in ''pursuing'' their recommendations.
PM lauds Justice Verma-led panel's commitment on criminal law ...
New Delhi, Jan. 30 : The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has written to Justice (Retd.) J.S. Verma congratulating and praising the committee that he chaired that recommended amendments to existing criminal laws, and assured the panel of prompt action by the government.
Verma panel report: PM promises action
New Delhi, Jan 30 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the government will be 'prompt' in pursuing the recommendations of Justice Verma Committee on stringent laws against sexual violence. Singh has written to Justice (Retd) J.S. Verma on the report submitted by the Committee on ...
Parliamentary panel on home receives Justice Verma report
Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the panel had received the report of the Justice Verma committee on enhancing punishment for crimes against women and will finalise its recommendations after getting views of the government.
Thousands participate in 'Freedom March', demand strict laws against ...
Thousands of people, mostly students and youth, participated in a protest march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here on Saturday, demanding prompt implementation of the Justice Verma Committee recommendations to strictly enforce the laws regarding crimes against women.
Government assures Verma charter implementation
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has assured to implement the sweeping and "path-breaking" recommendations of the Justice Verma panel in preventing sexual violence on women and punishment of the offenders.
Verma panel calls for life term for rape
Flaying the law enforcers and calling for police reforms, the Justice Verma Committee tasked by the government to suggest stringent laws against sexual violence submitted its "path-breaking" recommendations on Wednesday to the Home Ministry, calling for enhancement of punishment to life sentence ...
Women's rights activists, politicians laud Justice Verma Committee ...
Several women's rights activists and political leaders, particularly from the Congress Party, hailed the recommendations of the Committee headed by Justice J. S. Verma to review prevailing laws against sexual crimes.
Failure of good governance is the root cause of crimes against women: ...
Failure of good governance is the root cause of such incidents like rape and various assaults on women, said former Chief Justice of India J. S. Verma who headed the three member committee to review laws for crimes against women.
Verma panel delivers anti-rape charter
Castigating the government and law enforcers and calling for police reforms and change in mindset, the Justice Verma Committee tasked by the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to suggest stringent laws against rape and sexual violence submitted its recommendations on Wednesday, ...
Rape: Justice Verma submits report
The Justice Verma Committee, that was formed by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to suggest stringent laws for crimes against women, submitted its recommendations on Wednesday, acknowledging the contributions of all sections, including people and bodies from abroad.
Crimes against women: Justice Verma committee likely to give its ...
The three-member committee headed by former chief justice of India JS Verma, set up to suggest tougher laws for crimes against women, is likely to submit its report today.
Delhi rape: Justice Verma report today
The Justice Verma Committee, that was formed by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to suggest stringent laws for crimes against women, is all set to submit its recommendations on Wednesday.
Naming anti-rape law after victim: Govt. awaits Committee reports
Amid reports that family members of the Delhi gang-rape victim have no objections to naming the revised anti-rape law after the brave heart, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday said one must wait for the reports of the Justice Verma Committee and Justice Usha Mehra ...
I have written to all parties to facilitate decision making: Shinde
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today said he has shot off missives to all political parties asking them to send their suggestions on the issue of laws pertaining to crimes against women to the Justice Verma Committee so that it is easier to take decisions.
Gang-rape: 'I have written to all parties to facilitate decision ...
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday said he has written letters to all political parties asking them to send their suggestions on the issue of laws relating to crimes against women to the Justice Verma Committee so that it is easier to take decisions.
Decision on parliament session after Verma Committee report on rape ...
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that the UPA Government would consider the need for a special session of Parliament on the issue of laws related to crimes against women only after it received the recommendations of the Justice Verma Committee.