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Friday, January 24, 2020

December 16 gangrape


Finality key to death sentence, can’t be kept open-ended: Supreme Court

January 24, 2020 7:15 am

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde's remarks come at a time when convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-and-murder case have been filing petitions one after another to delay their execution ordered by a Delhi court.

A mercy petition allows for rectifying miscarriage of justice, mitigates errors in the legal system

January 24, 2020 11:31 am

When society celebrates an encounter killing of rape suspects, our judiciary should worry.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Court issues fresh death warrants, convicts to hang on Feb 1

January 17, 2020 7:04 pm

The fresh warrants were introduced after the Delhi government told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that irrespective of a date and time fixed for the execution, it cannot take place as long as their mercy petition was pending before the President.

2012 gangrape case: Convicts can't be hanged on Jan 22 as mercy plea pending before President, Delhi govt tells HC

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

Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh files mercy plea after SC junks curative petitions

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 16 gangrape case: SC to hear curative petitions of 2 death row convicts on January 14

January 11, 2020 2:30 pm

A Delhi court had Tuesday issued death warrants against Sharma (26) and the other convicts, Mukesh (32), Pawan Gupta (25) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31). They are scheduled to be hanged at Tihar Jail on January 22 at 7 am.

2012 gangrape case: CJI recuses from hearing convict's review plea, new bench to hear matter tomorrow

December 17, 2019 3:01 pm

The Supreme Court has already dismissed, more than a year ago on July 9, 2018, the review pleas filed by Vinay and another two of the convicts, Mukesh and Pawan.

December 16: For rape survivors, the nightmare rarely ends

December 16, 2019 4:46 pm

Rarely understood is the story of what happens after the rape. To investigate that, The Indian Express travels to a counselling centre in Dewas, speaks to rape victims, doctors and police to find that for the survivors of rape, the nightmare rarely ends

'Why death penalty when pollution cuts short lifespan': 2012 gangrape convict to SC

December 10, 2019 9:48 pm

In his review petition, Akshya Kumar Singh pleaded against his possible execution by talking of about health risks such as rising pollution levels in Delhi and reducing the life span of human beings in the present age.

Delhi wants mercy plea of Dec 16 rape convict rejected

December 02, 2019 2:53 am

On October 29, Tihar Jail authorities had given seven days to the four convicts to file mercy petitions, if they desire. Out of the four, only Sharma filed a petition, which was forwarded to the Delhi government before President Ram Nath Kovind.