Tag: Bilkis Bano

Bilkis Bano convicts released due to good behaviour: Gujarat govt to SC
Bilkis Bano convicts released due to good behaviour: Gujarat govt to SC

A convict in Bilkis Bano case has told the Supreme Court that the petition challenging Gujarat government's remission order is "speculative and politically motivated".

  • Monday, 17 October 2022
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File records forming basis of release of 11 accused, SC tells Guj in Bilkis Bano case

A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and B.V. Nagarathna directed the Gujarat government to file all records, which formed the basis for granting remission to all the accused in the case.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Bilkis Bano case: Release of 11 convicts figures in NHRC discussion

NHRC chairperson Justice (retd.) Arun Kumar Mishra headed the discussion, they said.

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
Girl Harassed by youth
Acid attack threat shakes collegian in city, girl seeks protection

Bhubaneswar: Just as the pain of Nirbhaya, Bilkis Bano and more recently Rohtak gangarape cases raise question marks on girls’ safety; this incident of harassment of an engineering student on campus in the city will certainly shake one’s conscience. The girl in her complaint filed in Chandrasekharpur Police Station, alleged that she has been harassed […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses urgent hearing to convicted Gujarat cop

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hold an urgent hearing on a plea by Gujarat Police officer Ramabhai Bhagora seeking stay of a Bombay High Court order convicting him in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. A vacation bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Deepak Gupta said there was “no urgency” as this […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Bilkis Bano case: Bombay HC rejects CBI's death plea

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected a CBI plea seeking the death sentence for at least three of the 11 convicts in the March 2002 Bilkis Bano gang-rape case in Gujarat. In its plea before the court in 2016, the CBI had said that this fell under the category of ‘rarest of rare’ […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Wheels of Justice Must Move Faster

Two decisions in two days by the higher judiciary have reaffirmed the common man’s faith in the country’s much reviled judicial system. In the first verdict on Thursday, the Bombay High Court not only upheld the conviction of 11 men for gang raping Bilkis Bano, a five-month pregnant Muslim woman fleeing from the worst ever […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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SC orders Gujarat to rehabilitate Bilkis, pay Rs 50 lakh

New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to rehabilitate and pay Rs 50 lakh compensation to Bilkis Yakub Rasool Bano, who was gang-raped at the age of twenty-one in the post-Godhra riots in 2002. A bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna expressed concern about the victim […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021