On the pretext of dropping the elderly woman safely at her destination, the accused took her to an isolated field and raped her, the police said
2012 Delhi gangrape case: After Vinay Sharma, fellow death row convict Mukesh Kumar files curative plea in SC against execution
It said the Delhi court's judgment has relied on factors such as 'collective conscience of society' and 'public opinion' in deciding the sentence to be imposed on him and others.
Delhi Police has arrested a 60-year-old man for raping a 5-year-old girl in the southwest part of the city
Narendra Modi's call to not politicise Kathua, Unnao rape cases is an attempt to shrug responsibility
The Kathua and Unnao rape cases were not politicised by the public, but by the various politicians and their supporters who came out in support of the accused in the first place
Kathua rape: Solid case built by Jammu police against accused offers hope that justice will be served
The charge sheet filed in the Kathua rape and murder case appears to be fairly watertight and should stand up in court with the case likely to be fast-tracked by the Mehbooba Mufti government
The court noted that no complaint was lodged by the woman immediately after the alleged rape though she had ample opportunity.
This thinking also leaves sex workers no representation over a criminal law against rape that should apply to them, in spite of what they do for a living.
This is the first order in a rape case since the amendment in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
Kangana Ranaut spoke about her growing up years, her struggle in Bollywood and gender equality at the Women In the World Summit at London on Friday.
An agent of a finance company, who allegedly helped the Uber rape case accused Shiv Kumar Yadav to procure a fake character certificate to get All India Tourist Permit, has been detained, police said on Thursday.
Delhi Police is examining legal liability of Uber taxi service and probing how the fake police verification certificate was provided to the rape accused.
Trials in fast-track courts are running at a snail's pace compared to last year. Six fast-track courts in Delhi, designated for speedy disposal of sexual offences cases, have disposed of only around 400 cases till the end of November. At least 1,090 sexual offence cases are still pending.
Two lawyers, representing death row convicts Mukesh and Pawan Kumar Gupta, today informed the Delhi High Court that they are withdrawing from the December 16 gangrape-cum-murder case on the ground of alleged interference by family members of the convicts.
India, which wants local production of chips to cut long-term import bills, has renewed a drive to attract investments after a previous attempt failed.<br /><br />
Salient points of the judgment awarding the death penalty to the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape case:
At the same time, party spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary made it clear that this should not be seen as any endorsement by the Congress of "death penalty per se," as judgement in this case and death penalty are two separate issues.
"My first reaction is one of great relief, triumph, sense of closure and sense of gratitude to all those who worked on this case", said Neeraj Kumar.
Chronology of events in the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl in which a Delhi court on Friday awarded death penalty to the four convicts:
Even as Delhi gathers tonight at the India Gate to remember the brave Delhi rape and murder victim last year, the National Capital is hardly remains a safe zone for women.