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Nirbhaya case


Justice Banumathi says she herself was victim of court delay

July 18, 2020 8:14 am

She talked about her struggles and said that during her judicial service, there were mountains of obstacles for no reason."Myself, my widowed mother and my two sisters, we are victims of court delay and its procedural lags. We did not get the compensation till the last day," she said.

Delhi: Prep on for execution of Dec 16 convicts

March 16, 2020 1:46 am

Officials said the hangman, Pawan Jallad, has been asked to come to Tihar from Meerut on March 17, and a ‘dummy execution’ will be conducted in the next two days to test the ropes and other equipment.

Dec 16 case: Centre moves HC, hearing to continue today

February 02, 2020 2:51 am

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Ministry, argued “this case will go down in the history of India where convicts of heinous crime are trying patience of the country”.

On the loose: Licensed to Kill

January 20, 2020 12:07 am

When a job is just a job

December 16 gangrape: Another convict files curative petition before Supreme Court

January 09, 2020 10:15 pm

The plea was filed by 26-year-old convict Vinay Sharma, who along with three other convicts -- Akshay Kumar, Pawan Gupta, Mukesh -- are scheduled to be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar Jail, according to the death warrant issued by a Delhi court.

2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother moves SC against review plea of convict

December 13, 2019 2:38 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde allowed her to file a plea after she urged the apex court to "hear her too when it takes up review plea of convict Akshay on December 17."  

Many states yet to utilise Nirbhaya Funds, govt figures show

December 04, 2019 4:20 am

The funds had been released under the Nirbhaya Fund scheme, a Rs 3,100-crore corpus set up and announced in the 2013 Union budget by then finance minister P Chidambaram.

December 16 gangrape case: SC to hear convict's review petition today

December 12, 2017 9:40 am

In May, an apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra and consisting of Justices R. Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan had upheld the Delhi High Court’s order of death sentence to the four convicts – Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh.

SC on Nirbhaya Fund: Put system in place

September 23, 2017 6:13 am

The court told the Centre that it must be concerned that there is a problem. There should be a procedure for this and the government, which was paying the fund, ought to also make sure that it serves the right purpose, the bench said.

Judge who headed bench that upheld Nirbhaya killers death sentence set to be next chief justice

July 27, 2017 5:20 am

Justice Dipak Misra headed the bench that rejected Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon’s plea for stay on his execution and that which upheld death sentence awarded to Nirbhaya’s killers.