2012 Delhi Gangrape

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2012 Delhi gangrape: SC likely to pronounce verdict on review pleas of three convicts after 2 pm today
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2012 Delhi gangrape: SC likely to pronounce verdict on review pleas of three convicts after 2 pm today

A 23-year-old paramedic was gangraped on the intervening night of 16-17 December, 2012 inside a running bus in south Delhi by six persons.

Kathua rape case: Political parties' reaction to the crime will affect how Valley perceives Indian State
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Kathua rape case: Political parties' reaction to the crime will affect how Valley perceives Indian State

Several political parties are trying to generate political capital from the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua. This may affect peace in the region.

Ex-Karnataka DGP HT Sangliana receives public ire for comment on 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother 'good physique'
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Ex-Karnataka DGP HT Sangliana receives public ire for comment on 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother 'good physique'

A former Karnataka senior cop has found himself surrounded by fresh controversy for his alleged remarks over the physical appearance of Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim Jyoti Singh

8-month-old baby raped in Delhi: Outrage won't save India's children from sexual assault; stringent laws needed
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8-month-old baby raped in Delhi: Outrage won't save India's children from sexual assault; stringent laws needed

Are we prepared to grasp the issue of sexual violence involving children and address it in order to create a new set of laws for the 21st Century to protect our children?

Fear and insecurity in Delhi: A woman’s view of using public transport in the capital
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Fear and insecurity in Delhi: A woman’s view of using public transport in the capital

Ritika Sharma's paintings record the daily discomforts of women using Delhi's public transport systems

Delhi saw 277% rise in reported rape cases in 5 years; govt initiatives falter, funds underutilised
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Delhi saw 277% rise in reported rape cases in 5 years; govt initiatives falter, funds underutilised

The number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years.

Lawyers refusing legal aid to youth for cheering Pakistan belittles profession, violates code of ethics
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Lawyers refusing legal aid to youth for cheering Pakistan belittles profession, violates code of ethics

Bar associations like Burhanpur and Laskar who passed resolutions restricting the right to legal aid of youth cheering for Pakistan are a stain on the long tradition of the Indian bar, whose members have take pride in taking briefs that were against the popular or government sentiment of the day

Five years after 2012 gangrape, South Delhi bus stops still in gloom
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Five years after 2012 gangrape, South Delhi bus stops still in gloom

Over five years since the fateful December 16 night, when a 23-year-old woman was brutally gangraped shocking the entire nation, not much has changed at the bus stop in South Delhi from where she and her male friend had boarded the bus.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Full text of the Supreme Court verdict upholding Delhi HC judgment
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Full text of the Supreme Court verdict upholding Delhi HC judgment

The Supreme Court on Monday confirmed the death sentence awarded to the four convicts in the 16 December, 2012 gangrape and murder case, terming it the 'rarest of rare', most brutal, barbaric and diabolical attack on the 23-year-old paramedic student

2012 Delhi gangrape: Has women's safety improved since Jyoti Singh incident?
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2012 Delhi gangrape: Has women's safety improved since Jyoti Singh incident?

The gangrape of Jyoti Singh on 16 December, 2012 that shook the country’s conscience and triggered massive outrage, is something that has been imprinted on our collective memory forever

Two teenaged girls gang raped by five boys in Delhi, police arrest four accused
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Two teenaged girls gang raped by five boys in Delhi, police arrest four accused

Two teenaged girls were allegedly gang raped by five boys in Delhi's Aman Vihar on Thursday.

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail
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Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail

Vinay Sharma, accused in 2012 Delhi gangrape, has been admitted to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in Delhi after he attempted suicide on Wednesday night in Tihar jail, reported

Why was Sheila Dikshit picked as Congress' CM candidate in Uttar Pradesh?
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Why was Sheila Dikshit picked as Congress' CM candidate in Uttar Pradesh?

On Thursday, the political manthan in the Gandhi household revealed the party's chief ministerial face in Uttar Pradesh: Sheila Dikshit. But why?

2012 Delhi gangrape: SC clarifies on appointment of amicus curiae on appeals of convicts
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2012 Delhi gangrape: SC clarifies on appointment of amicus curiae on appeals of convicts

The Supreme Court clarified that the two amicus curiae appointed by it on the appeals of the four death row convicts in the 16 December, 2012 gangrape.

2012 Delhi gangrape convicts move HC against sentence in robbery case
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2012 Delhi gangrape convicts move HC against sentence in robbery case

The convicts in the 16 December gangrape and murder case have moved the Delhi High Court challenging the sentence awarded to them in a robbery case.

Panic buttons: A great metaphor for how we deal with sexual violence in India
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Panic buttons: A great metaphor for how we deal with sexual violence in India

In a bid to curb sexual violence, a couple of weeks ago, Union I&B Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted about new rules mandating a panic button on every cell phone sold in the country from January 2017.

Cops refused to help us: Mother of murdered Kerala law student
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Cops refused to help us: Mother of murdered Kerala law student

The Kerala murder case is actually much more heinous than the one in Delhi in 2012 While the Nirbhaya gang-rape took place in a moving bus in the middle of the night, Jisha was murdered in broad daylight in the perceived safety of her home

Daughters of Mother India: Vibha Bakshi's documentary is an exploration of why our society keeps failing women
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Daughters of Mother India: Vibha Bakshi's documentary is an exploration of why our society keeps failing women

The 2012 Delhi gangrape jolted the country into action — opeds were written, police and the judiciary was criticised, most importantly and people began looking inwards. Vibha Bakshi’s Daughters of Mother India, a 45-minute documentary in a similar exercise.

Juvenile Justice Bill: If the nature of the crime is critical, why stop at 16, not 13?
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Juvenile Justice Bill: If the nature of the crime is critical, why stop at 16, not 13?

The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Juvenile Justice Bill. The focus now shifts from the offender to the offence, and we devote our energy to deciding what constitutes an ‘adult’ crime committed by a juvenile

Juvenile Justice Board rules Delhi  gangrape convict 'not the most brutal'; was brutalised by his depiction
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Juvenile Justice Board rules Delhi gangrape convict 'not the most brutal'; was brutalised by his depiction

Much of the emotional anger against his release is predicated on the belief that this juvenile was the most bestial of the lot and his bestiality stood out.