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Was Justice JS Verma's death a case of medical negligence?

Oct 07, 2013

Was Justice JS Verma's death a case of medical negligence?

Justice Verma died on April 21, 2013, at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon where doctors ascertained that the cause of his death was multiple organ failure. #Manmohan Singh #Delhi #NewsTracker #Aruna Roy #Gurgaon #Medanta Hospital #Criminal Law Amendment Bill #Justice JS Verma #Justice Verma Committee #medical negligence
Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill Stalking recognised as crime

Mar 19, 2013

Lok Sabha passes anti-rape bill Stalking recognised as crime

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013, brought against the backdrop of the country-wide outrage over Delhi gangrape, also makes it clear that the age of consent for sex would be 18 years. #BigStory #Lok Sabha #Criminal Law Amendment Bill #2013 #Anti-rape bill
After govt keeps age of consent at 18, BJP wants anti-rape bill passed without delay

Mar 18, 2013

After govt keeps age of consent at 18, BJP wants anti-rape bill passed without delay

"BJP is in favour of the Criminal Law Amendment Bill and wants it to be passed without any delay. We wanted the age of consent to be 18 years," said BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad. #BJP #WhatNext #Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013 #Age of consent
All-party meet on anti-rape law bill Concerns on age of consent, misuse of bill

Mar 18, 2013

All-party meet on anti-rape law bill Concerns on age of consent, misuse of bill

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said there was 'broad consensus' on the bill, but some concerns like the age of consent and the scope to misuse certain provisions had been raised at the meeting. #NewsTracker #Kamal Nath #anti-rape law #Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill
Anti-rape Bill BJP concerned over lowering age of consent to 16

Mar 15, 2013

Anti-rape Bill BJP concerned over lowering age of consent to 16

Party sources said there is concern that decreasing the age of consent is uncalled for as the minimum age for marriage is 18 years. #BJP #NewsTracker #Rape #Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013 #Age of consent
Cabinet clears anti-rape bill Rape to remain gender-specific

Mar 14, 2013

Cabinet clears anti-rape bill Rape to remain gender-specific

A bill providing for stringent punishment for crimes against women, including rape, and also defining acid attack, stalking and voyeurism as criminal offences, was today cleared by the Union Cabinet. #NewsTracker #Stalking #Anti-rape bill #Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013
GoM finalises anti-rape bill Age of consent lowered, rape remains gender-specific

Mar 13, 2013

GoM finalises anti-rape bill Age of consent lowered, rape remains gender-specific

Sorting out differences, a Group of Ministers (GoM) tonight recommended lowering of age of consent for sex from 18 to 16 years and suggested stern punishment for offences like stalking. #NewsTracker #Stalking #Group of Ministers #Anti-rape bill #Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013
GoM to submit report on new bill on rape tomorrow

Mar 12, 2013

GoM to submit report on new bill on rape tomorrow

The Group of Ministers (GoM) is expected to finalise its task tomorrow to pave the way for the Union Cabinet to consider the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013 afresh on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Group of Ministers #Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013 #Age of consent
New bill on crimes against women proposes only men be charged with rape

Mar 11, 2013

New bill on crimes against women proposes only men be charged with rape

The Criminal Law Amendment bill which seeks to make punishment for crimes against women more stringent is different on at least four counts from the recent ordinance. One of the propositions in the bill is that only men can be charged with rape. #ThisisNext #Criminal Law Amendment Bill #Delhi gangrape case
Cabinet will take up Criminal law amendment bill tom Shinde

Mar 11, 2013

Cabinet will take up Criminal law amendment bill tom Shinde

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, which proposes jail term to a rape convict for his entire life, will be taken up at a special meeting of the union cabinet tomorrow, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said. #NewsTracker #Cabinet #Sushilkumar Shinde #Criminal Law Amendment Bill