DELHI GANGRAPE

  • Delhi High Court refuses to pass order on prosecution of Nirbhaya documentary maker 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gangrape case, saying that a PIL is already pending before another bench in which the same issue has been raised. A bench of...
  • Not a juvenile at 16: Will a change in the law be enough of a deterrent? April 23, 2015

    A juvenile in the age group of 16-18 will be tried as adults for heinous crimes after the Union Cabinet cleared a proposal to effect. More than two years after a young girl in Delhi was brutalised and murderously assaulted by six people including a minor in a moving bus...
  • UP: Few woman takers for 'Nirbheek' revolver March 18, 2015

    Kanpur: 'Nirbhik', a light-weight revolver designed in the backdrop of the Delhi gangrape, has witnessed a lukewarm reponse from women, with only 22 revolvers being sold to the fairer sex out of the 340 pieces sold last year. Field Gun Factory which had launched the revolver in Kanpur on March 25,...
  • Indian man's answer to 'India's Daughter' is 'United Kingdom's Daughters', a film on rapes in UK March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the broadcast of a BBC documentary by Leslee Udwin 'India's Daughter' which deals with the brutal and horrific gangrape, and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student popularly called Nirbhaya, the world is looking at India as a 'country of rapists'. The documentary shows the convicted rapists and...
  • Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to lift the ban to broadcast Nirbhaya Documentary 'India's daughter' on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident. The PIL filed by lawyer Vibhor Anand sought lifting of the ban on the telecast of the documentary. The High Court has re-notified the matter to...
  • Nirbhaya's friend, who was with her on the fateful night, calls 'India's Daughter' a fake film March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: While the British filmmaker Leslee Udwin claims that her documentary on the horrific Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, 'India's Daughter', accurately depicts what happened on the night of December 16, 2012, the sole witness to the barbaric assault on the 23-year-old woman called the film "fake". Backing the...
  • India's decision to ban Nirbhaya documentary has backfired: US group March 7, 2015

    New York: A prominent writers group in the US has said the Indian government's decision to ban the British Broadcasting Corporation documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident has "backfired" as attempts to suppress the film have given rise to a broader debate on issues of women's rights and freedom of...
  • Government embarrassed India by asking UK to ban Nirbhaya documentary, says Shashi Tharoor March 7, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor slammed the Narendra Modi government for asking the United Kingdom to ban Nirbhaya documentary on the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case. Tharoor said the government embarrassed the country by its move and all men should watch the documentary. The documentary made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin...
  • Ban on Nirbhaya documentary: Ravi Shankar Prasad says Modi government respects freedom of press March 5, 2015

    Reacting on the government move on the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter', Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "The government headed by Narendra Modi fully respects the freedom of press and the freedom of articulation of views." ...
  • Is banning of Nirbhaya film a regressive step? March 5, 2015

    After government's request, video sharing website YouTube has removed the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter' in the country. The YouTube link in India gives the message, "This content is not available on this country domain due to a court order." ...
  • Nirbhaya's father now objects to documentary 'India's Daughter' March 5, 2015

    Ballia: The family of Delhi gangrape victim has taken a strong exception to making public of their daughter's name in the BBC documentary and has warned of taking legal action in this connection. "Despite clearly telling them not to make the name and photo of our daughter public, they have...
  • Ban on 'India's Daughter': Writer Ruchir Joshi says ban on documentary won't any effect seriously March 5, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Writer Ruchir Joshi said, "There was no problem seeing it and it was very clear, sound was very good, image was very clear. It's not the ban that can be put an effect seriously because YouTube may ban it but there are 100 different...
  • YouTube blocks access to BBC documentary Nirbhaya in India March 5, 2015

    After government's request, video sharing website YouTube has removed the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter' in the country. The YouTube link in India gives the message, "This content is not available on this country domain due to a court order." ...
  • Nirbhaya documentary ban: India trying to muzzle free speech, says BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin March 5, 2015

    London: Unfazed by the controversy, the British filmmaker behind the BBC documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident on Thursday accused the Indian government of trying to "muzzle free speech" by banning its telecast in India. Leslee Udwin's 'Storyville: India's Daughter' was due to be aired in the UK on Sunday to...
  • Chetan Bhagat says Nirbhaya documentary a must-watch March 5, 2015

    Reacting on the BBC's documentary on the Nirbhaya case, author Chetan Bhagat said that it's a much watch documentary. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bhagat said, "Forget ban, I would say it's a must watch." ...
  • After government's request, YouTube takes off Nirbhaya documentary 'India's daughter' in India March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: After government's request, video sharing website YouTube has removed the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter' in the country. The YouTube link in India gives the message, "This content is not available on this country domain due to a court order." The government had asked the...
  • Government asks YouTube to remove BBC documentary on gangrape March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, saying that it is a very sensitive matter. Despite the Indian Government's protest, BBC went ahead and released the documentary on Wednesday night in the UK and also uploaded it on the...
  • Reactions pour in as outcry over Nirbhaya documentary continues March 5, 2015

    While the government is mulling to take legal action against BBC after it aired the the Nirbhaya Documentary, sources say that Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj where the two discussed the issue. Sources claim that no diplomatic efforts were made to stop the screening...
  • Government mulls legal action against BBC for airing Nirbhaya documentary in UK March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is now mulling legal action against British Broadcasting Corporation after it aired the Nirbhaya documentary on the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case in UK. Sources said the government's effort to stop the BBC telecast were on till late Wednesday night and Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • BBC snubs India, airs the Nirbhaya documentary in UK, I&B Ministry says it has no jurisdiction over it March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: After the British Broadcasting Corporation assured the Indian government that Nirbhaya documentary on 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case will not be aired in the country, Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources on Thursday said the overseas airing of the documentary was beyond their jurisdiction and no diplomatic effort was made...
  • Our daughter is dead, the documentary doesn't matter to us, we only want justice: Nirbhaya's parents March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Even though the government took steps to stop the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary, parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim said they have no objection with its broadcast. The documentary 'India's Daughter' features the interview of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the Delhi gangrape and murder....
  • Is government right in banning telecast of Delhi gangrape documentary? March 4, 2015

    After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. ...
  • BBC to air Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' on Wednesday night in UK March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The controversial Nirbhaya documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape is scheduled to be aired on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday night. This comes despite Rajnath Singh's attempts to stall the broadcasting of the documentary internationally as well which features an interview of...
  • Banning India's daughters March 4, 2015

    Should the BBC documentary with an interview of Nirbhaya's rapist be banned? Our parliamentarians aggressively questioned how did the film maker manage to shoot in a prison? Opposition demanded the strictest action against officials who let it happen. The government agreed to inquire and banned it immediately even going to the extent...
  • Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked British...
  • Conditional permission to interview Delhi gangrape convict can be given: Delhi Police chief March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday backed Tihar Jail authorities and said there was nothing wrong in granting conditional permission to interview one of the convicts of 2012 Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. British filmmaker Leslee Udwin interviewed the death row convict for 16 hours in a...
  • Efforts on to stop broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary internationally: Rajnath Singh March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was...
  • Is government right in banning Nirbhaya documentary? March 4, 2015

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was interviewed for...
  • Parliamentarians condemn interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict: Who said what March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Parliamentarians unitedly expressed their anger and condemned the interview of one of the convicts of 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder of a young girl, Mukesh Singh, by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin. MPs of both the Houses raised the issued and demanded that government take strict action in this regard and...
  • Film on Delhi gangrape victim very insensitive, an insult to her family March 4, 2015

    Mysore: December 16, 2012 was thought to be one of the darkest days for women in India when a 23-year-old physiotherapist was abducted into a private bus along with her boyfriend and was gang-raped as the bus moved around Delhi. She and her friend were later thrown out of bus...