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Tag: Nirbhaya Case

Mumbai Woman Raped, Brutalised Like 'Nirbhaya'; One Nabbed
Mumbai Woman Raped, Brutalised Like 'Nirbhaya'; One Nabbed

The victim, who was found bleeding profusely, was rushed in a critical condition to the BMC's Rajawadi Hospital, but Deshmukh declined to comment on her health status, saying "she remains under treatment".

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Nirbhaya Gets Justice: All Four Delhi Gang Rape Convicts Hanged Till Death

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Justice delivered. It took over seven years but finally, Nirbhaya, the brave daughter of the country got justice. All the four convicts- Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31), were hanged till death at Tihar Jail in Delhi today at 5:30 AM. Following the execution of […]

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Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC pulls up convicts' lawyer, hanging today

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up the lawyer representing the death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case for not adhering to prerequisite technicalities before filing the petition and later, dismissed the plea. Advocate A.P. Singh moved the High Court challenging the trial court’s order which had declined to […]

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Nirbhaya case: SC agrees to examine legal issues with separate hanging

New Delhi: The Supreme Court said on Thursday it may examine the legal issues emerging from the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, where four convicts are on death row, whether there is a possibility to hang the convicts separately. A bench headed by Justice R. Banumathi and comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and A.S. Bopanna said […]

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Nirbhaya case: Delhi govt seeks fresh date for hanging of convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking a fresh date for execution of the death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The move came a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the plea for pardon moved by one of the death-row convicts, Pawan. He was the only […]

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Nirbhaya case: HC declines plea for NHRC to assess physical, mental health of 4 death row convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the NHRC to intervene and enquire into the mental and physical state of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Convicts' Hanging On March 3 Put Off

New Delhi: A court here on Monday again deferred the execution of the four convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case, slated for Tuesday, till further orders. “Despite stiff resistance from the victim’s side, I am of the opinion that any condemned convict must not meet his Creator with a grievance in his bosom that […]

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Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative plea of fourth death row convict Pawan Gupta

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the curative petition filed by Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which considered the curative plea in-chamber, also rejected Pawan’s application seeking stay on the execution of […]

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Nirbhaya Convicts To Be Hanged On March 3 At 6am

New Delhi: The four death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case will now be hanged on March 3 at 6 a.m., a local court here announced on Monday. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana pronounced the order on a petition seeking issuance of fresh date for execution of death warrants in the case pertaining to […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Death Row Convict Claims Mental Illness In SC, Centre Says He Has Sound Mind

New Delhi: One of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case claimed in the Supreme Court on Thursday that while rejecting his mercy plea the President did not consider his mental illness following torture in jail, an allegation denied by the Centre saying “he is fit and has sound […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court Appoints Advocate Ravi Qazi To Represent Convict Pawan

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday appointed advocate Ravi Qazi to represent Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana appointed Qazi after Gupta refused to take a lawyer offered by DLSA as legal aid. The court had on Wednesday […]

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Nirbhaya: SC Reserves Order For Friday On Convict Vinay's Plea Challenging Rejection Of Mercy Plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order for Friday on Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case convict Vinay Sharma’s plea challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the president. Sharma is one of the four convicts on death row in the 2012 case. A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and […]

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Nirbhaya Case: SC Defers Hearing On Centre's Plea For Separate Execution

New Delhi: The Supreme Court deferred the hearing on Centre’s plea seeking separate execution of four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case to Friday and asked the convicts to file their counter replies by then. A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna appointed senior advocate Anjana Prakash […]

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Nirbhaya's Mother Protests Outside Court Over Delay In Hanging Of Convicts

New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi Wednesday protested outside a trial court premises here over the delay in hanging of the four convicts in the gang rape and murder case of her daughter. Her protests come right after the trial court offered Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the case, saying a […]

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Centre To SC: Frame Law To Plug Loopholes In Death Sentence

New Delhi: The Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Friday urged the Supreme Court to lay down a law in the execution of death sentence, as the convicts in the Nirbhaya case were making a mockery of the process. The Supreme Court posted the Centre’s plea to February 11 when the one-week time given by the […]

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Nirbhaya Case: SC To Hear On Feb 11 Centre's Plea Against Delhi HC Verdict

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear on February 11 the Centre’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s verdict that had dismissed its petition against the stay on the execution of the four Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case convicts. A bench headed by Justice R Bhanumathi did not heed to […]

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Will Be Happy When Convicts Are Hanged, Nirbhaya's Mother

New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s mother on Wednesday welcomed the verdict of the Delhi High Court which gave the rapists a week’s time to exercise their legal remedies and hoped that a final death warrant is issued against them soon. “I am satisfied with today’s order but I will be happy only when they are hanged,” Asha […]

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Convicts In Nirbhaya Case To Be Executed Together, Not Separately: Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday said all the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed together, not separately, and dismissed the Centre’s plea against the trial court’s order staying the execution of their death sentence. The high court also faulted the authorities concerned for not taking […]

Nirbhaya Case: HC Order On Wednesday On Centre's Plea Against Stay On Convicts' Hanging

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Wednesday pronounce order on the Centre’s plea challenging stay on execution of four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Justice Suresh Kumar Kait had on February 2 reserved order on the Centre’s plea after holding special hearings on Saturday and Sunday. The Centre and […]

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Nirbhaya Convicts' Hanging Shouldn't Be Delayed, SG Tells HC

New Delhi: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Sunday told the Delhi High Court that there should be “no delay” in hanging the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, keeping in mind the interest of society and the victim. “In the Interest of the society and victim, there should be no delay. Even […]

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Convicts Can Be Hanged Separately: S-G To HC In Nirbhaya Case

New Delhi: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Saturday informed the Delhi High Court that the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case “can be hanged separately”. Mehta while arguing before Justice Suresh Kumar Kait said, “Once a person is aware that his fate is death penalty, any delay in execution […]

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Nirbhaya parents to move court after President rejects convict's mercy plea

New Delhi: The parents of 2012 gang-rape victim named ‘Nirbhaya’ by the media are all set to move a Delhi court seeking issuance of fresh death warrants against the four death row convicts after the President on Saturday rejected the mercy plea filed by one of the convicts Vinay Sharma. Speaking to IANS, Advocate Jitendra […]

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Centre To SC: Make Victim & Society-Centric Guidelines In Death Penalty Cases

New Delhi: At a time when the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case are making last-ditch attempts to delay hanging, Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta contended before the Supreme Court on Friday that “it is very essential to lay down guidelines which are victim and society-centric in death penalty cases, and not accused-centric.” A […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Convicts Move Court For Stay On Execution, SC Rejects Third Curative Plea

New Delhi: Death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya case on Thursday took another step, which may delay their scheduled February 1 hanging, by moving a trial court with a plea to adjourn the execution “sine die” saying they are yet to avail their remaining legal remedies even as the Supreme Court dismissed the third curative petition. […]

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Nirbhaya Case Update: Pawan Jallad Arrives At Tihar Jail Before Scheduled Hanging Date

New Delhi: Pawan Jallad, a hangman from the Meerut Prison, reported to the Tihar Jail administration on Thursday, two days ahead of the Nirbhaya case convicts’ scheduled execution, officials said. They said Pawan, a third-generation hangman, will be staying on the jail premises and check the strength of rope and other related things on Friday. […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Another Death Row Convict Vinay Moves Mercy Plea Before President

New Delhi: Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya case, filed mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday, his lawyer said. Advocate A P Singh, who represents Vinay, said he has filed the mercy petition with the President House and has got a receiving on it. “I […]

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Nirbhaya Convict Claims 'Forced To Have Sex' With Co-Accused

New Delhi: The counsel for the Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh Singh, who is set to be hanged on February 1, told the apex court on Tuesday that his client has been sexually abused inside the Tihar jail. Senior advocate Anjana Prakash said this to the Supreme Court during the hearing of Singh’s plea seeking judicial […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Rejection Of Complaint For FIR Against Sole Witness

New Delhi: A Delhi court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the father of one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, challenging the court’s order by which it had rejected his complaint questioning the credibility of the sole witness in the case. Judge A K Jain […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Convict Mukesh Kumar Seeks Urgent Hearing In Sc Against Rejection Of Mercy Plea

New Delhi: Death row convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya murder and gang-rape case Mukesh Kumar Singh on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing on his plea against the dismissal of his mercy petition by the President. The 32-year-old Singh’s mercy plea was dismissed by President Ram Nath Kovind on January 17. A bench […]

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'Nirbhaya convicts lawyer using delaying tactics'

New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Saturady while disposing of the plea filed by Nirbhaya convict’s counsel seeking relevant documents to exercise the remaining legal remedies noted that “jail authorities have already complied with the request”. Session Judge Ajay Kumar Jain stated that the jail authorities have already complied with the request made by […]

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Death Penalty Is Not Open Ended That Can Be Challenged All The Time By Condemned Prisoners: SC

New Delhi: Observing that the “finality” of death sentence is extremely important, the Supreme Court on Thursday said condemned prisoners should not be under the impression that the death penalty remains “open ended” and can be challenged all the time by them. In remarks that came against the backdrop of the four death row convicts […]

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Centre Moves SC Seeking 7-Day Deadline For Hanging Death Row Convicts

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court for fixing a seven-day deadline for executing death penalty of condemned prisoners. The plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) assumes significance in view of the death row convicts in the sensational Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case of 2012 filing review, curative and mercy […]

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SC Rejects Plea On Nirbhaya Case Convict's Juvenile Status

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition of Nirbhaya case convict Pawan Gupta regarding his alleged juvenile status, pointing out that the plea had already been rejected by subordinate courts. A bench headed by Justice R. Banumathi had earlier queried Pawan’s counsel: “How many times will we hear the same things? You […]

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Nirbhaya Case: SC To Hear On Jan 20 Convict's Plea Against HC Order Rejecting His Juvenility Claim

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on January 20 a plea of a death row convict in the Nirbhaya 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. A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bushan and […]

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Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court To Hear Plea Seeking FIR Against Sole Witness

New Delhi: The father of one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape-and-murder case moved a Delhi court on Thursday, challenging an order refusing direction of an FIR against the sole eyewitness in the matter. The application was filed by Heera Lal Gupta, father of Pawan Kumar Gupta, before Additional Sessions […]

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Give Us Delhi Police For 2 Days, We Will Hang Nirbhaya Convicts: Dy CM Sisodia

New Delhi: “Give us Delhi Police and law-and-order responsibility for two days and we will hang Nirbhaya convicts,” Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday, hitting back at the BJP for holding the AAP government responsible for the “delay” in the hanging. Sisodia’s retort came hours after Union minister Prakash Javadekar blamed the AAP […]

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HC Refuses To Set Aside Death Warrant Against Nirbhaya Convict

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to set aside the death warrant issued against Nirbhaya death row convict Mukesh. A division bench of the court presided by Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Saihgal asked counsel of the petitioner Mukesh to approach the trail court and apprise the trial court about the new […]

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Execution Of Nirbhaya Convicts Will Not Happen On Jan 22 As Mercy Plea Filed: Delhi Govt To HC

New Delhi: The Delhi government Wednesday told the high court that execution of the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will not take place on January 22 as a mercy plea has been filed by one of them. The four convicts — Vinay Sharma (26), Mukesh Kumar (32), Akshay Kumar Singh […]

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SC Dismisses Two Nirbhaya Convicts' Curative Pleas; One Moves HC Challenging Death Warrant

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two Nirbhaya gang rape and murder convicts – Vinay Kumar and Mukesh – who questioned the death sentence handed down by trial court and upheld by the Delhi High Court and the apex court. A five-judge bench of Justices N.V. Ramana, Arun […]

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Nirbhaya Case: After Vinay Kumar Sharma, Mukesh Kumar Moves Curative Plea In SC

New Delhi: A second curative petition against the death sentence awarded to the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday. The petition was filed on behalf of death row convict Mukesh Kumar, one of the four men sentenced to death in the case. Earlier in […]

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