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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
Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law

Oct 04, 2013

Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law

After hearing a public interest litigation on the matter, the Centre has told the Bombay High Court that it will decide on whether the law should expand the definition of rape under Section 375 to be gender-neutral, so that eunuchs can be included in the cases it governs #Bombay High Court #Rape #minorities #Transgender #transsexual #eunuchs #Justice Verma Committee #sexual molestation #LGBT groups
Delhi gangrape: Justice Verma's recommendations not yet implemented

Sep 10, 2013

Delhi gangrape: Justice Verma's recommendations not yet implemented

Many of the Justice Verma committee recommendations have mostly vanished from public memory and, more tragically, from the memory of government authorities charged with providing women safer public spaces and more effective policing #Rape #parliament #sexual assault #harrassment #gangrape #Delhi gangrape #Justice Verma Committee #December 16 gangrape #Police reform #rape conviction #Justice Verma recommendations #judicial reform
Court announces first sentence under new anti-rape laws

Sep 04, 2013

Court announces first sentence under new anti-rape laws

In the first sentence under new anti-rape laws, two men were given life imprisonment by a court here for raping a five-year-old girl. #NewsTracker #Rape #Justice Verma Committee Report #Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Findings of Verma Committee sent to Law Commission: Govt

Mar 14, 2013

Findings of Verma Committee sent to Law Commission: Govt

The recommendations the Verma committee set up to suggest changes in the law in the aftermath of the Delhi gangrape incident have been forwarded to the Law Commission which is examining the issue of electoral reforms in its entirety, the government said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Law Commission #Delhi gangrape #Justice Verma Committee #Ashwini Kumar

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Why India doesn't need to change its rape law

Feb 03, 2013

Why India doesn't need to change its rape law

What is the reason the Cabinet is now seeking death for some rapists? It isn't rising crime, as the data shows. It is bullying by the media, and the fantastic idea that legislation can solve our problems. #InMyOpinion #Delhi gangrape case #Justice Verma Committee Report