January 20, 2020 3:58 pm
Advocate AP Singh, appearing for Gupta, told the bench that the convict was minor at the time of the commission of the offence in December 2012 and the high court had wrongly dismissed the plea.
January 16, 2020 2:01 pm
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the AAP government did not give notice to the convicts for nearly 2.5 years after their appeal against the death sentence was rejected by the Supreme Court in 2017. "
January 16, 2020 7:44 am
Ropes brought from Buxar are being tested regularly. A source said, “Traditionally, executions take place early in the morning. After the execution, the post-mortem is conducted and bodies are handed over to the families.”
January 15, 2020 3:13 pm
Mukesh, one of the convicts, had approached the Delhi High Court for quashing of the death warrant. The petition sought setting aside of the trial court’s order issuing the warrant of execution and direction to authorities
January 14, 2020 7:08 pm
December 16 gangrape case: A SC bench dismissed the plea filed by the convicts Vinay Sharma and Mukesh after a Delhi court scheduled the execution of all the four convicts for January 22, at Tihar Jail.
December 18, 2019 3:21 pm
2012 Delhi gangrape case: The Supreme Court said, "Review petition is not re-hearing of appeal over and over again. We find no grounds for review of 2017 verdict upholding the death penalty of the convict."
December 13, 2019 1:24 pm
2012 Delhi gangrape: Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said that he will wait for the review petition hearing in the Supreme Court and issued a fresh notice to the four convicts and their lawyers to appear before the court on December 18.
December 12, 2019 7:10 pm
A three-judge bench will hear the plea filed by a convict, whose lawyer has questioned in the review petition the capital punishment at a time life is getting "short" due to rising pollution.
November 26, 2019 1:26 am
District Judge Yashwant Kumar sent the case to Additional Sessions Judge Satish Arora, who will hear the matter on November 28, on an application by the victim’s mother.
June 08, 2017 6:48 pm
A string of brutal sexual assaults against women highlight the grim situation of their safety in the country. Statistics indicate that a woman is raped every 22 minutes on an average. Women continue to be vulnerable.