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2012 Delhi gangrape case: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects clemency petition of death row convict Vinay Kumar Sharma
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects clemency petition of death row convict Vinay Kumar Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the clemency plea of Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four men facing the gallows in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, Home Ministry officials said on Saturday.

2012 gangrape case: Delhi court stays execution of convicts until further orders; victim's mother says defence lawyer mocked her over delay
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2012 gangrape case: Delhi court stays execution of convicts until further orders; victim's mother says defence lawyer mocked her over delay

The scheduled execution of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case was deferred till further orders by a Delhi court on Friday. Additional Sessions judge Dharmender Rana at the Patiala House court complex passed the order on a plea by one of the convicts seeking a stay on their execution scheduled for 1 February.

2012 Delhi gangrape: SC rejects curative plea of death row convict Akshay Singh; application seeking stay on execution also dismissed
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2012 Delhi gangrape: SC rejects curative plea of death row convict Akshay Singh; application seeking stay on execution also dismissed

Akshay now has the option to move a mercy plea before the President. He was the third convict in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to move the curative plea after Mukesh Kumar Singh and Vinay Kumar Sharma.

Lawyer of 2012 Delhi gangrape death row convicts files plea seeking stay on 1 Feb executions, claims all four can't be hanged till legal remedies run out
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Lawyer of 2012 Delhi gangrape death row convicts files plea seeking stay on 1 Feb executions, claims all four can't be hanged till legal remedies run out

Also on Thursday, the Supreme Court will hear the curative petition of another convict in the Delhi gangrape case, Akshay Thakur, who is seeking commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Supreme Court set to hear curative petition of death row convict Akshay Thakur today
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2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Supreme Court set to hear curative petition of death row convict Akshay Thakur today

The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the curative petition of one of the four 2012 Delhi gang-rape death row convicts, Akshay Thakur who is seeking commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC begins hearing convict Mukesh Singh's plea against rejection of mercy petition
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC begins hearing convict Mukesh Singh's plea against rejection of mercy petition

The mentioning officer considered the urgency of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's plea and ordered its listing before a three-judge bench comprising Justices R Bhanunathi, Ashok Bhushan and AS Bopanna at 12.30 pm on Tuesday.

'Execution case will be given top priority,' SC says after 2012 Delhi gangrape convict seeks urgent hearing against rejection of mercy plea by President
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'Execution case will be given top priority,' SC says after 2012 Delhi gangrape convict seeks urgent hearing against rejection of mercy plea by President

Death row convict in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case Mukesh Kumar Singh moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking urgent hearing on his plea against dismissal 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

President rejects 2012 Delhi gangrape convict's mercy plea, but it may not be the end of rope for him yet
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President rejects 2012 Delhi gangrape convict's mercy plea, but it may not be the end of rope for him yet

President Ram Nath Kovind may have rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, the only one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case to have knocked on the president's door, but it my not yet be the end of the rope for him

2012 Delhi gangrape victim's father welcomes President Ram Nath Kovind's decision to reject mercy plea of death row convict Mukesh Singh
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2012 Delhi gangrape victim's father welcomes President Ram Nath Kovind's decision to reject mercy plea of death row convict Mukesh Singh

The father of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in December 2012, on Friday hoped that the men will not escape the gallows after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea of one of the four convicts

President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the death row convicts in 2012 Delhi gangrape case
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President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the death row convicts in 2012 Delhi gangrape case

President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, ANI reported

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

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan prepares to file plea against India's memorial submitted in ICJ
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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan prepares to file plea against India's memorial submitted in ICJ

Pakistan has started the process to file its plea in response to India's memorial submitted in the ICJ against death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea in final stage, verdict to be out soon, says Pakistan Army
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Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea in final stage, verdict to be out soon, says Pakistan Army

Pakistan Army said it is close to a decision on the mercy petition of Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a military court on charges of spying

Uphaar tragedy: Home ministry examining Gopal Ansal's mercy petition
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Uphaar tragedy: Home ministry examining Gopal Ansal's mercy petition

The home ministry is examining a mercy petition of realty baron Gopal Ansal, convicted in the Uphaar fire tragedy case, and has sought opinion of the ministries concerned before conveying its decision to the president.

SC rejects Yakub Memon's last-ditch effort to stall execution in pre-dawn hearing
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SC rejects Yakub Memon's last-ditch effort to stall execution in pre-dawn hearing

In an unprecedented SC hearing held at 3 a.m. on Thursday, the court rejected 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's plea seeking postponement of his hanging by 14 days.

President refers Yakub Memon's mercy petition to Home Ministry
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President refers Yakub Memon's mercy petition to Home Ministry

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday sent the fresh mercy petition of 1993 Mumbai-blast accused Yakub Memon to the Home Ministry.