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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
India

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 has prevailed', says Narendra Modi post 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts' execution, calls for united effort to ensure women safety in country
India

'Justice has prevailed', says Narendra Modi post 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts' execution, calls for united effort to ensure women safety in country

Narendra Modi on Friday called for a united effort to build a nation where the focus is on women's empowerment while ensuring dignity and safety for them

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

'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
India

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
India

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: All legal routes closed, four convicts set to hang at 5.30 am today
India

2012 Delhi gangrape: All legal routes closed, four convicts set to hang at 5.30 am today

All legal routes to escape the noose closed on Thursday for the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case who are now hours away from being hanged, seven years-three months after brutalising a young woman in a Delhi bus with a barbarity that shook the nation

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi HC reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi HC reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a petition filed by one of the four 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts — Mukesh Singh — challenging the trial court's order on his plea claiming innocence.

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Convict Akshay Kumar Singh files second mercy petition ahead of his scheduled hanging on 20 March
India

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Convict Akshay Kumar Singh files second mercy petition ahead of his scheduled hanging on 20 March

Officials at Tihar Jail, where the hanging is scheduled to take place, said Kumar filed the petition addressed to the President on Tuesday evening

2012 Delhi gangrape: Convict Mukesh Singh seeks quashing of death penalty, claims he wasn't in Delhi on day of crime; court dismisses plea
India

2012 Delhi gangrape: Convict Mukesh Singh seeks quashing of death penalty, claims he wasn't in Delhi on day of crime; court dismisses plea

A Delhi court dismissed a petition filed by one of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder convicts — Mukesh Singh — seeking quashing of death penalty claiming that he was not in Delhi when the crime was committed

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Court reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty
India

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: Court reserves order on convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking quashing of death penalty

The plea claimed that Mukesh Singh was arrested from Rajasthan and brought to Delhi on 17 December, 2012, and he was not present in the city on 16 December, when the crime took place

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: SC rejects plea of convict Mukesh Singh seeking restoration of legal remedies
India

2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case: SC rejects plea of convict Mukesh Singh seeking restoration of legal remedies

The convict had sought quashing of all orders passed by courts and the rejection of his mercy petition by the President since the day his curative petition was dismissed by the apex court on the ground that the earlier lawyer Vrinda Grover had misled him

Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection
India

Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection

The Delhi government recommended rejecting the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, and forwarded it to the L-G

BJP accuses Delhi govt's 'negligence' for delaying hanging of 2012 gangrape case convicts, says AAP took more than 2 years to send notice
Politics

BJP accuses Delhi govt's 'negligence' for delaying hanging of 2012 gangrape case convicts, says AAP took more than 2 years to send notice

The BJP on Thursday blamed AAP government's 'negligence' for the 'delay' in the hanging of Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, saying it took more than two and a half years for the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation to give notice to convicts after Supreme Court rejected their appeal against the death sentence in 2017

Delhi HC dismisses 2012 gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging death warrant; execution of all four can't happen on 22 Jan, says state govt
India

Delhi HC dismisses 2012 gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging death warrant; execution of all four can't happen on 22 Jan, says state govt

A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said there is no error in trial court's 7 January order issuing death warrant against 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Kumar Singh

'Execution of 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts can't take place on 22 Jan as mercy plea of one still pending': State tells high court
India

'Execution of 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts can't take place on 22 Jan as mercy plea of one still pending': State tells high court

Finding 'no merit' in the curative plea of the 2012 Delhi gangrape convicts, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of all four on 22 January at 7 am in Delhi's Tihar Jail premises.

Hours after Supreme Court rejects curative petition, 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh files mercy plea before President Kovind
India

Hours after Supreme Court rejects curative petition, 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh files mercy plea before President Kovind

The 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder convict on Tuesday also approached the Delhi High Court for setting aside the death warrant issued by a trial court

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrest three Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Kishtwar; includes those involved in killings of BJP, RSS leaders
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrest three Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Kishtwar; includes those involved in killings of BJP, RSS leaders

Four terror cases, including the killings of a BJP leader and an RSS functionary in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, were solved with the arrest of three militants.

2012 New Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court reserves its verdict on review plea filed by death row convict
India

2012 New Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court reserves its verdict on review plea filed by death row convict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea by death row convict Mukesh Singh seeking review of the top court judgment upholding his death sentence in the 16 December, 2012, New Delhi gangrape case

NIA signs a MoU with C-DAC's Pune branch for robust IT network architecture and security
News & Analysis

NIA signs a MoU with C-DAC's Pune branch for robust IT network architecture and security

NIA's newly-appointed Director General Yogesh Chander Modi and C-DAC's Director General Debashis Dutta were present on the occasion.

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Convicts to file review petition, defence counsel says SC bowed down to public furore
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Convicts to file review petition, defence counsel says SC bowed down to public furore

The Supreme Court has bowed to public pressure in confirming the death sentences awarded to the convicts of December 16, 2012 sensational gangrape and murder case, their counsel said today.