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Tag: Nirbhaya Convicts

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Nirbhaya Case: Mukesh Singh Moves SC Seeking Restoration Of His Legal Remedies

New Delhi: Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, moved a plea in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking restoration of all his legal remedies, alleging that his lawyers had misled him. The plea, filed through advocate M L Sharma, sought a CBI probe into alleged […]

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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: Delhi Court Stays Execution Of Convicts

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued notice to the Tihar Central Jail authorities on a petition that sought a stay on the execution of four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The four convicts moved the application to seek a stay on their hanging scheduled for March 3 on the […]

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President Turns Down Nirbhaya Convict Akshay's Mercy Plea

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the four convicts in the Nirbhay geang-rape and murder case who have been given death sentence. Akshay had filed the mercy plea last week. The four convicts were to be hanged on February 1, but […]

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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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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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Nirbhaya Case: SC Rejects Convict's Plea On Stay On Death Penalty

New Delhi: With just two days remaining for the execution of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the curative petition of Akshay, one of the convicts in the case, seeking a stay on the death sentence. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising […]

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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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Column: Human Rights Is Not Absolute

By Sandeep Sahu The impending hanging of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case has got the human rights lobby back in business. Calls for sparing the four convicts the death sentence, though muted at the moment, is beginning to gather momentum – as they typically do when anyone is about to be executed. Senior […]

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Nirbhaya Convicts' Hanging Now Set For February 1

New Delhi: The Nirbhaya convicts will now be hanged to death at Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 6 a.m. on February 1. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora on Friday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the case after being informed by Tihar Jail authorities that the mercy plea of convict Mukesh has […]

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Fresh Plea For Death Warrants Against Nirbhaya Convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi court has asked Tihar jail authorities whether the Nirbhaya case convicts have been informed about the rejection of their mercy plea by the President of India. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora sought response from the jail authorities and has adjourned the matter for 4.30 p.m. on Friday. The court’s observations […]

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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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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 […]

SC To Hear Curative Pleas Of 2 Nirbhaya Convicts On Jan 14

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear the curative petitions filed by two convicts, on death row, in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case on January 14. A five-judge bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, Rohinton Fali Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan will hear the curative petitions filed by Vinay Sharma and […]

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Court Rejects Plea To Persuade Nirbhaya Convicts To Donate Organs

New Delhi: A Delhi Court dismissed a plea seeking permission to meet the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case to convince them to donate their organs. While dismissing the plea filed by NGO RACO founder Rahul Sharma, Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said: “I am of the view […]

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Here's How Much Pawan Jallad Will Get For Hanging Nirbhaya Convicts

Meerut: With folded hands, Pawan Jallad thanks God for being tasked by UP jail administration for executing the death sentence of all four convicts of Nirbhaya rape and murder case. “I am almost broke. If I hang all these four convicts (in Tihar), I will be awarded Rs 1 lakh by the government… I need […]

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Nirbhaya Convicts Under Depression, Police Keep A Close Watch: Tihar Jail Sources

New Delhi: The four convicts facing death in the 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case are under depression and Tihar Jail officials are keeping a close watch to ensure they do not harm themselves, prison sources said on Friday. Four-five security personnel have been assigned to each of the four convicts, the sources said. The […]

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