Supreme Court deferred the hearing on Centre’s plea seeking separate execution of four convicts to Friday
A total of five men were convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.
The Supreme Court on Monday, 9 July announced death penalty to the convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Three of the four adult convicts, Mukesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma, had filed review petitions seeking reduction of the death sentence to life imprisonment. A three-judge bench comprising[Read More…]
Due to the increase in bus rape incidents, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi government is soon going to install CCTV cameras in over six thousand buses which run in the national capital. The government is going to utilise the Nirbhaya Fund for the installation. In order to fulfil[Read More…]
A 15-year old girl was allegedly raped in Tamil Nadu by two drivers and a conductor in a bus. The three men, who committed the crime on Tuesday night have been arrested. However, the incident brings back the haunting memories of Nirbhaya, December 16, 2012. The incident came to the[Read More…]
“Rape, is the most heinous form of murder. A murder victim dies just once. A rape victim dies every day till she is alive.” These lines were told to me by a Psychology student who was working first-hand among Rape victims for her Doctoral thesis about 20 years back. I[Read More…]
A senior lawyer appointed to assist the Supreme Court in the 2012 Nirbhaya fatal gangrape case as “amicus curiae” has urged the judges not to send the four death row convicts to the gallows, saying they are too young to be hanged. The SC is hearing appeals of Mukesh (24),[Read More…]
“Peepli Live” co-director Mahmood Farooqui has been convicted under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code for raping a 35-year-old American research scholar. The victim had alleged that he forced himself on her at his Sukhdev Vihar residence in South Delhi on March 28, 2015. On August 2, the Delhi district[Read More…]