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Tag: Nirbhaya Gang Rape

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Nirbhaya Case: SC Dismisses Plea Of Death Row Convict Against Dismissal Of Mercy Plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea by Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said that expeditious disposal of mercy plea by […]

Nirbhaya Case: 4 Convicts To Be Hanged On January 22 At 7 AM

New Delhi: Four convicts in the sensational 2012 Nirbhaya Gang rape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday. The order was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora who issued death warrants against them. The four death row convicts are […]

Court Directs Tihar Authorities To Seek Convicts' Response On Filing Of Mercy Pleas In Nirbhaya Case

New Delhi: A Delhi court Wednesday directed Tihar jail authorities to seek response within a week from four death row convicts in the sensational 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape-cum-murder case as to whether they are filing mercy pleas against their executions with the President of India. The development assumes significance as the Supreme Court today dismissed […]

Nirbheek Revolver- Handy Self-defence Weapon Designed For Women

New Delhi: After Delhi’s gruesome Nirbhaya gang rape that shook the country seven years ago, the Ordnance Factory in Kanpur came out with a light-weight revolver, especially designed for women. Named Nirbheek, to deter recurrence of such a case, the revolver has so far sold around 2,500 pieces mainly in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. […]

Parents of 2012 gang rape victim move court for speedy hanging of convicts

New Delhi: The parents of the December 16, 2012 gang rape victim on Thursday moved a Delhi court seeking to expedite the hanging of all the four death row convicts in the case. The 23-year-old paramedic student was raped and assaulted on the night of December 16, 2012 inside a running bus in south Delhi […]

The Flip Side Of Women’s Empowerment

Yesterday, the Mahila Police Station in Bhubaneswar registered a case of rape against Saubhagya Swain, the inspector-in-charge (IIC) of the General Railway Police (GRP) station in the capital city, based on an FIR lodged by the victim, a lady sub inspector (SI) who worked under his alleged rapist at the time of the incident. Her […]