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
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
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: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy plea of death row convict Akshay Kumar Singh
Kovind has already rejected the clemency petition of two other accused in the case Mukesh Singh and Vinay Kumar Sharma.
SC dismisses 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's appeal against rejection of mercy plea; fellow convict files curative petition challenging execution
Also on Wednesday, Akshay Singh, another fellow convict in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case challenged his execution scheduled on 1 February by filing a curative plea, the last legal resort in the Supreme Court.
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
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
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
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
2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC junks curative pleas of two death row convicts, paves way for execution of all four on 22 Jan
The duo had moved a curative petition in the apex court after a Delhi court issued a death warrant in their name and announced 22 January as the date of their execution. Besides them, two other convicts named – Pawan Gupta and Akshay Singh are also slated to be executed on the same day.
The four mean in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case were sentenced to death for raping a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in the National Capital on the night of 16 December, 2012.
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Dummy execution of four death row convicts performed in Tihar Jail, say prison officials
A dummy execution of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case was performed at Tihar Jail on Sunday, prison officials 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.
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Vinay Sharma, one of four convicts, files curative plea in Supreme Court days before execution
In December 2012, a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was brutally raped and attacked in a moving bus in South Delhi by six men. The victim had boarded the nearly vacant bus in Munirka in South Delhi along with her male friend on her way back home on 16 December that year.
2012 Delhi gangrape convicts to be executed in Jail No 3 in Tihar prison complex; authorities likely to seek services of Meerut hangman on 22 Jan
The four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case will be executed in Jail No 3, a senior Tihar Jail official said, hours after a Delhi court issued death warrants against them and declared that they will be hanged at 7 am on 22 January
2012 Delhi gangrape case: 'My daughter has got justice,' says victim's mother; hope death warrant will act as deterrent, say politicos
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Asha Devi, the mother of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh, who was gang-raped in a moving bus in 2012, said that the death warrant to the four convicts in the case will strengthen people's trust in the judicial system
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Four convicts to be hanged at 7 am on 22 Jan, rules Delhi court; will file curative plea in SC, says lawyer
A Delhi Court Monday issued death warrants against four death row convicts in the sensational 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case and has set 22 January as the date to carry out the sentence
2012 Delhi gangrape convict seeks to withdraw mercy plea in letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, claims petition 'sent without consent'
Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts in the Delhi gangrape and murder case, on Saturday sought immediate withdrawal of his mercy plea from President Ram Nath Kovind, saying it was sent without his consent.
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi govt 'strongly recommends' rejection of mercy petition filed by convict, says no merit in plea
Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing the gallows in the gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedic student in Delhi, had filed a mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind.
2012 Delhi rape case: Four convicts exhaust all legal remedies, told to file mercy petition or face death penalty
Four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case have been informed that they have exhausted all legal remedies except to file a mercy petition against their death sentence before President Ram Nath Kovind.