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'Faced mountain of obstacles for no reason': Justice R Banumathi, second woman to sit on SC Collegium, retires
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'Faced mountain of obstacles for no reason': Justice R Banumathi, second woman to sit on SC Collegium, retires

With the retirement of Justice R Banumathi, the Supreme Court will be left with only two women judges — Justices Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee

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

SC Justice R Banumathi faints while dictating order in 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, taken for medical treatment
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SC Justice R Banumathi faints while dictating order in 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, taken for medical treatment

Justice AS Bopanna, while rising, said that the order in the matter will be passed in-chamber

Sexual harassment allegations against CJI: SC in a spot for excluding itself from POSH, prioritising on in-house procedure
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Sexual harassment allegations against CJI: SC in a spot for excluding itself from POSH, prioritising on in-house procedure

Ironically, with the stoke of a definition of the “aggrieved women” in the POSH Act that the Supreme Court adopted, it excluded itself from this Act.

With swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, Supreme Court now has three sitting women judges for first time in its history
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With swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, Supreme Court now has three sitting women judges for first time in its history

With the swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, the Supreme Court will for the first time in its history have three sitting women judges. Justice Banerjee is the eighth woman judge in the Supreme Court since Independence.

Indu Malhotra's potential appointment to SC is historic, but lack of gender diversity in judiciary worrisome
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Indu Malhotra's potential appointment to SC is historic, but lack of gender diversity in judiciary worrisome

Indu Malhotra’s potential appointment, while nothing short of historic, reveals a deeply ingrained issue in the judiciary — the lack of gender diversity.

NCW chief miffed over absence of woman judge in SC bench hearing triple talaq issue
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NCW chief miffed over absence of woman judge in SC bench hearing triple talaq issue

New Delhi: National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam questioned the absence of a woman in the Supreme Court bench hearing the triple talaq issue.

2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Did Supreme Court rely too much on 'collective conscience'?
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2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Did Supreme Court rely too much on 'collective conscience'?

It is the first time that the court was dealing with a case where there were four offenders instead of one, where they collectively raped.

Supreme Court gets 4 new judges including senior advocate Uday Lalit
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Supreme Court gets 4 new judges including senior advocate Uday Lalit

Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Justice R. Banumathi, Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant and senior advocate Uday Umesh Lalit on Wednesday became the judges of the Supreme Court.