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    The Newshour Debate: Death penalty for the rapists? (Part 1 of 3)


    by TimesNow

    A brutal gang-rape of a 23 year old has sent the police running for cover even as an outraged nation which has time and again been subjected to the frail side of law, demands answers. From students protesting outside college campuses to the lawmakers raising the issue in Parliament, the issue has brought to the fore the need to enact stronger laws to prevent such heinous crimes.

    In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Tejinder Luthra, Jt. CP, (North); Smriti Irani, MP Rajya Sabha, BJP; Ranjana Kumari, Director, Centre for Social Research; Malvika Rajkotia, Senior Advocate; S Srinivasan, Uncle, Pratibha Murthy; Pravleen Tuteja, Social Activist; Kulsoom Rashid, Social Activist-- debate whether a death penalty should be put in place for the rapists.