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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Day after execution of four convicts, UN calls on all nations to stop use of capital punishment
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Day after execution of four convicts, UN calls on all nations to stop use of capital punishment

The UN has called on all nations to stop the use of capital punishment or put a moratorium on it, a day after four men convicted of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman were hanged in India.

'Justice finally granted': 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's parents hail hanging of four convicts, say historic day for all women
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'Justice finally granted': 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's parents hail hanging of four convicts, say historic day for all women

The victim's father, Badrinath Singh hailed the hanging saying that their daughter had finally got the justice, seven years after she was brutalised in a moving bus in Delhi. He said that this day is dedicated for all the women of the country.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Seven years later, all four death row convicts executed for crime that shook nation
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Seven years later, all four death row convicts executed for crime that shook nation

The hanging was carried out as per schedule in Delhi's Tihar jail after a three-judge Supreme Court bench rejected the final plea by the convicts' lawyer AP Singh to stay their execution in a late-night hearing.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court refuses to entertain Mukesh Singh's plea claiming he wasn't in Delhi at time of crime
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court refuses to entertain Mukesh Singh's plea claiming he wasn't in Delhi at time of crime

The Supreme Court refused to entertain the plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, challenging the Delhi High Court order which rejected his claim that he was not in the city at the time of crime

2012 Delhi gangrape: Death row convicts Akshay Singh, Pawan Gupta seek stay on execution, cite pending mercy and curative petitions
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2012 Delhi gangrape: Death row convicts Akshay Singh, Pawan Gupta seek stay on execution, cite pending mercy and curative petitions

The four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape — Singh, Gupta, Vinay Kumar Sharma and Akshay Kumar — are scheduled to be hanged at 6 am on 3 March

SIMI encounter, Vyapam deaths: Lawlessness in Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Madhya Pradesh
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SIMI encounter, Vyapam deaths: Lawlessness in Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Madhya Pradesh

We may or may not find out whether the SIMI encounter was fake. What we should note is that such sort of murky violence is not new for Madhya Pradesh.

Vyapam scam: CBI collects journalist Akshay Singh's medical reports to find out cause of death
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Vyapam scam: CBI collects journalist Akshay Singh's medical reports to find out cause of death

In its probe to unravel the cause of the mysterious death of journalist Akshay Singh, CBI has collected his medical reports from his family to ascertain whether he had any medical history which might have led to his death.

Vyapam scam: UN body demands probe into Delhi scribe Akshay Singh's death
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Vyapam scam: UN body demands probe into Delhi scribe Akshay Singh's death

Indian authorities have been called on by the head of a UN agency mandated to defend freedom of expression to investigate the mysterious death of TV reporter Akshay Singh.

Vyapam: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan offers job to family member of journalist Akshay Singh
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Vyapam: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan offers job to family member of journalist Akshay Singh

Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday offered a government job to the family of journalist Akshay Singh here, who died under mysterious circumstances while probing the Vyapam scam.

Vyapam scam: Chouhan says MP to plea for CBI probe in SC as HC prefers to wait
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Vyapam scam: Chouhan says MP to plea for CBI probe in SC as HC prefers to wait

The Madhya Pradesh High Court deferred till 20 July the hearing on the plea of the state government seeking handing over the Vyapam scam probe to CBI.

Delhi govt offers job to sister of deceased journalist who was covering Vyapam scam
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Delhi govt offers job to sister of deceased journalist who was covering Vyapam scam

Delhi government on Wednesday offered a job to the sister of deceased TV journalist Akshay Singh, who was covering the Vyapam scam.

Madhya Pradesh police arrive at AIIMS with scribe's viscera samples
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Madhya Pradesh police arrive at AIIMS with scribe's viscera samples

A police team from Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday arrived at AIIMS in the national capital with the viscera samples of TV journalist Akshay Singh who died under mysterious circumstances while covering Vyapam scam.

More death trap than scam? Why the Vyapam scam offers little hope for justice
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More death trap than scam? Why the Vyapam scam offers little hope for justice

Cracking the mystery behind the serial deaths of people involved in the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh is perhaps the most complex whodunit in Indian history.

Vyapam deaths not sensational enough? Flashbulbs of Lalit-gate have left media blind
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Vyapam deaths not sensational enough? Flashbulbs of Lalit-gate have left media blind

That the Vyapam scam took some 40 deaths for the story to really gather steam is a slap on the face of investigative media in this country.

Murder on the Vyapam Express: Why this scam isn't just about Madhya Pradesh
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Murder on the Vyapam Express: Why this scam isn't just about Madhya Pradesh

The Vyapam Scam will taint the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh for sure, but the chances are there are other Vyapam scams in many other states.

No internal or external injuries found on journalist's body: Autopsy report on Vyapam death
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No internal or external injuries found on journalist's body: Autopsy report on Vyapam death

No internal or external injuries were found on the body of TV journalist Akshay Singh, said the post-mortem report on the Vyapam death.

Vyapam scam needs to be thoroughly probed, PM Modi shouldn't remain silent: Kejriwal
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Vyapam scam needs to be thoroughly probed, PM Modi shouldn't remain silent: Kejriwal

Questioning PM's silence over the deaths of people related to the Vyapam scam, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demanded Modi's "intervention".

'So many below 40 cannot suddenly die of heart attacks': Experts question many deaths in Vyapam scam
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'So many below 40 cannot suddenly die of heart attacks': Experts question many deaths in Vyapam scam

The real cause of the two back-to-back deaths in the Vyapam scam is yet to be ascertained. However, it has been claimed that the deaths were ‘normal’ and there was ‘no foul play’.

Two more die in Vyapam Scam: Is it coincidence or a plot to wipe out witnesses?
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Two more die in Vyapam Scam: Is it coincidence or a plot to wipe out witnesses?

Could this spate of unexplained deaths just be coincidence or part of a sinister plot to wipe out witnesses and key players? Nobody knows the answer yet. But the plot of the Mama of all scams has turned really sinister.

Vyapam Scam: CM Shivraj Chouhan agrees to send journalist Akshay Singh's viscera samples to AIIMS
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Vyapam Scam: CM Shivraj Chouhan agrees to send journalist Akshay Singh's viscera samples to AIIMS

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, under pressure over two more deaths in connection with the Vyapam scam, has now agreed to send the viscera samples of journalist Akshaya Singh to Delhi's AIIMS, reported news channels.