March 20, 2020 9:19 am
Delhi 2012 gangrape-murder case: The execution was held at the crack of dawn Friday, hours after the Delhi High Court refused to stay the execution.
March 19, 2020 5:52 pm
While the Supreme Court rejected Sharma's curative petition on January 14, his mercy petition was rejected by President Ramnath Kovind in February.
March 19, 2020 5:17 pm
A Delhi court Thursday rejected the plea of death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case for a stay on execution.
March 19, 2020 5:07 pm
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana passed the order setting the execution per schedule on March 20 at 5.30 am. All four convicts-Mukesh (31), Pawan Gupta (24), Vinay Sharma (25) and Akshay Kumar Singh (33) — have exhausted their legal remedies.
March 06, 2020 8:10 pm
The plea, filed through advocate M L Sharma, sought a CBI probe into alleged "criminal conspiracy" and "fraud" hatched by the Centre, the Delhi government and advocate Vrinda Grover, who is the amicus curiae in the case.
March 06, 2020 12:07 pm
This is the fourth time since January that a date has been set for the executions. Multiple petitions have been filed and rejected during this period, and multiple death warrants have been issued and postponed.
March 03, 2020 12:22 am
This comes after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected convict Pawan Kumar Gupta's mercy plea. According to Delhi Prison Rules, if a mercy petition is submitted, the convict has to be given a 14-day period after the dismissal of the plea.
February 15, 2020 2:36 am
The top court also has issued certain guidelines intended to speed up the hearing of death penalty appeals.
February 14, 2020 2:08 am
It also deferred till February 17 the decision to fix a date to carry out execution of death warrants against the convicts — Pawan, Mukesh Singh (32), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31).
February 13, 2020 2:14 am
She submitted before Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana with folded hands that the court should fix a fresh date of execution of death warrants against the four convicts in the case.