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

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

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

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.

Juvenile Justice Bill: Din of emotion drowns voices of concern

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, which provides for lowering the age for trial from 18 years, was passed by Rajya Sabha with a voice vote after a walkout by Left parties which wanted it to be sent to a Select Committee.

An arbitrary cutoff

Mental capacity, not age, should determine if juveniles ought to be tried as adults

Don’t appease the mob

The juvenile justice bill, to be debated by the Rajya Sabha today, confuses revenge with justice


Nirbhaya case: Unlawful to keep juvenile convict in jail, says Delhi High Court

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had filed a PIL before the High Court to extend the stay of the juvenile.

December 16 gangrape: What about rehabilitation of juvenile after release, asks Delhi HC

The juvenile, found guilty of the gangrape and subsequent death of a 23-year-old student in a moving bus in Delhi, is set to be released this month.

Gangrape documentary: Bar Council of India head upset with anti-women remarks by lawyers

Sharma reportedly said that such incidents are bound to happen if girls go out without proper security.

Nothing in India has changed since December 16, 2012: Nirbhaya's father

All promises and statements made by our leaders have turned out to be shallow, said Nirbhaya's father.

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Nirbhaya's Parents Accuse Government Of Not Taking Strict Actions

After four years of Nirbhaya gang rape case, Nirbhaya’s family on Friday expressed their disappointment and said that the government is not taking any appropriate step due to which rape cases are increasing day by day. Nirbhaya’s father criticised the government for not taking any strict actions against the rapists.

December 16 Gangrape: SC Refuses To Stay Release Of Juvenile

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of the juvenile convicted in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, saying it cannot act beyond the law which stipulates a maximum three-year internment under the Juvenile Justice Act. “We share your concerns but we have to go by law as it stands today. We cannot […]