2012 Delhi Gangrape

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SC dismisses 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's appeal against rejection of mercy plea; fellow convict files curative petition challenging execution
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SC dismisses 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's appeal against rejection of mercy plea; fellow convict files curative petition challenging execution

Also on Wednesday, Akshay Singh, another fellow convict in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case challenged his execution scheduled on 1 February by filing a curative plea, the last legal resort in the Supreme Court.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC likely to give verdict today on convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging dismissal of mercy petition
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC likely to give verdict today on convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging dismissal of mercy petition

The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President

From slow poisoning claims, to allegation of impeding mercy petition, convicts of Delhi gangrape case make bizarre claims; court refuses to intervene
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From slow poisoning claims, to allegation of impeding mercy petition, convicts of Delhi gangrape case make bizarre claims; court refuses to intervene

A Delhi court said no further directions were required on a plea by the lawyer of the death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case alleging the prison authorities were not handing over certain documents required to file mercy and curative petitions and disposed of the petition.

Centre moves SC seeking seven-day deadline for execution of death row convicts after issuance of death warrant
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Centre moves SC seeking seven-day deadline for execution of death row convicts after issuance of death warrant

The MHA also sought direction from the court that a time period be fixed for such death row convicts for filing curative pleas after rejection of their review pleas

Supreme Court dismisses juvenility plea of 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, says Delhi HC 'rightly' rejected petition
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Supreme Court dismisses juvenility plea of 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, says Delhi HC 'rightly' rejected petition

The apex court bench, headed by Justice R Banumathi, said the Delhi High Court "rightly rejected" Gupta's claim of being a juvenile at the time of the offence.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC to hear on 20 Jan convict Pawan Kumar Gupta's plea against HC order rejecting his juvenility claim
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC to hear on 20 Jan convict Pawan Kumar Gupta's plea against HC order rejecting his juvenility claim

The Supreme Court will hear on 20 January a plea of a death row convict in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case against a Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile at the time of the commission of the offence

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Convicts won't be able to escape gallows despite legal tactics, says victim's father
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2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Convicts won't be able to escape gallows despite legal tactics, says victim's father

The father of the victim of the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder said that the four convicts will not be able to escape the gallows, despite all the legal tactics they may employ

BJP accuses Delhi govt's 'negligence' for delaying hanging of 2012 gangrape case convicts, says AAP took more than 2 years to send notice
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BJP accuses Delhi govt's 'negligence' for delaying hanging of 2012 gangrape case convicts, says AAP took more than 2 years to send notice

The BJP on Thursday blamed AAP government's 'negligence' for the 'delay' in the hanging of Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, saying it took more than two and a half years for the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation to give notice to convicts after Supreme Court rejected their appeal against the death sentence in 2017

2012 Delhi gangrape: HC dismisses convict Pawan Kumar Gupta's plea claiming he was a juvenile, imposes Rs 25,000 fine on lawyer
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2012 Delhi gangrape: HC dismisses convict Pawan Kumar Gupta's plea claiming he was a juvenile, imposes Rs 25,000 fine on lawyer

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed the claim of one of the four convicts, facing the gallows in the 2012 Delhi gang rape-and-murder case.

Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today
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Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today

Minutes after the Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to 24 January, the court recalled its adjournment order and listed the matter to be heard on Thursday itself

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done
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Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done

Seeking to be declared a juvenile at the time of occurrence of the 2012 Delhi gangrape, convict Pawan Kumar Gupta alleged that his ossification test was not conducted by the investigating officers

2012 Delhi gangrape convict's mother hopes her appeals to commute son's death sentence is considered as Vinay Sharma awaits execution
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2012 Delhi gangrape convict's mother hopes her appeals to commute son's death sentence is considered as Vinay Sharma awaits execution

Six men had brutally raped a woman physiotherapist student and assaulted her male friend in a moving bus as it drove through the streets of New Delhi in December 2012. After a whirlwind of protests from all quarters of society, a Delhi court sentenced the four convicts to death in September 2013

'Why give death penalty when Delhi air is killing us anyway', reads review petition of 2012 gangrape convict in Supreme Court
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'Why give death penalty when Delhi air is killing us anyway', reads review petition of 2012 gangrape convict in Supreme Court

Akshay, 31, who had not filed the review plea earlier with other three convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, has now moved the apex court with the petition, his lawyer AP Singh said.

Protests against Telangana rape and murder continue for second day at Delhi's Jantar Mantar; DCW chief writes to PM
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Protests against Telangana rape and murder continue for second day at Delhi's Jantar Mantar; DCW chief writes to PM

Protest continued for the second straight day at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against the brutal rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Telangana's Hyderabad

2012 Delhi gangrape: L-G Anil Baijal recommends rejecting mercy plea of convict Vinay Sharma; victim's mother rues 'endless wait for justice'
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2012 Delhi gangrape: L-G Anil Baijal recommends rejecting mercy plea of convict Vinay Sharma; victim's mother rues 'endless wait for justice'

The development comes a day after the Delhi government recommended rejection of the mercy petition of Vinay Sharma.

India's rape crisis won't be solved by hangman's noose; examining system that breeds such criminals need of hour
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India's rape crisis won't be solved by hangman's noose; examining system that breeds such criminals need of hour

Faced with this kind of savage violence, a growing numbers of Indians have been calling for vengeance. The rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian, like the 2012 Delhi gangrape, has generated calls for the accused to be summarily executed, even tortured and maimed.

2012 Delhi gangrape, six years on: Jyoti Singh's mother Asha Devi asks girls to not consider themselves weak
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2012 Delhi gangrape, six years on: Jyoti Singh's mother Asha Devi asks girls to not consider themselves weak

The 23-year-old paramedic student was raped inside a moving bus in south Delhi on the intervening night of 16-17 December, 2012 by five men and a juvenile.

Mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim complains of delay in execution of convicts, women's commission issues notice to Tihar Jail
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Mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim complains of delay in execution of convicts, women's commission issues notice to Tihar Jail

The DCW issued a notice on Monday to Tihar Jail authorities over "delay" in execution of convicts in the 15 December, 2012 Delhi gangrape case.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar hail Supreme Court's verdict
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar hail Supreme Court's verdict

The Supreme Court on 9 July rejected review petitions filed by three of the four convicts, saying it lacked grounds for a review.

Juveniles at crossroads: Cops ignore confidentiality clause in JJ Act, deny reformed youths chance to rebuild life
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Juveniles at crossroads: Cops ignore confidentiality clause in JJ Act, deny reformed youths chance to rebuild life

Why is India failing its juveniles? National statistical data indicates that even juveniles who have been found to have reformed are not being given a fair chance to enter mainstream life