Delhi Gangrape

  • Delhi gangrape victim's parents condemn Mulayam's remarks 11-04-2014 03:52 PM

    The parents of the Dec 16 rape victim in New Delhi on Friday condemned the outrageous remarks of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on rapists, and urged people not to elect such a leader as he does not "honour" women. In the remark that raised a storm, Mulayam Singh...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC extends stay on death sentence of two convicts 31-03-2014 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape, as it sought a copy of the trial court judgment. The death sentence of...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile can't be tried in regular court, SC rules 28-03-2014 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case cannot be sent for trial in a regular court. The Supreme Court decision came on a plea filed by the Delhi braveheart's parents seeking that the juvenile convict be treated as an adult....
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC stays death penalty of convicts Mukesh, Pawan till March 31 15-03-2014 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the Delhi gangrape case, the Supreme Court on Saturday stayed the execution of two convicts, Pawan and Mukesh, till March 31. Pawan and Mukesh had moved the apex court challenging their conviction and death sentence a short while ago. The SC order comes...
  • Delhi gangrape convicts Mukesh, Pawan move SC against death penalty 15-03-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court upheld their death sentences in the December 16 gangrape case, two of the convicts have now approached the Supreme Court challenging their conviction and the death sentence. The apex court will hear their pleas shortly. Mukesh and Pawan are among the six men...
  • Delhi HC upholds death sentence of December 16 gangrape convicts 13-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has confirmed death penalty to all four convicts of the December 16 Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four were convicted in September 2013 for raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedical student. The defence lawyer, unhappy with the verdicts, said that the convicts will...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC order on convicts' death penalty confirmation today 13-03-2014 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: More than a year after the brutal December 16 Delhi gangrape, the Delhi High Court is expected to give its verdict on confirming the death sentence and the appeals of the four convicts in the case. The court verdict is expected at 2 pm on Thursday. The prosecution...
  • Making stalking criminal offence hurried decision: Delhi court 02-03-2014 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: Making stalking a non-bailable offence after December 16, 2012 gangrape case was a hurried decision as several facets were missed out, a Delhi court said seeking a mechanism in place to look into the matter. The observation was made by the court of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet 19-02-2014 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday promised additional Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund in the interim Budget 2014. But members of the Nirbhaya task force allege that the existing funds are not being utilised at all. They say nothing has been done to empower women's safety...
  • HC slams Delhi government, calls it lethargic and negligent 04-02-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government over the December 16, 2012 gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student, calling it lethargic and negligent. During the suo motu hearing of the Delhi gangrape case, the High Court pulled up the Delhi government for its unwillingness to...
  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape 29-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's father seeks death penalty for rapists 27-01-2014 08:30 PM

    The parents of the 23-year-old girl, who was gangraped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases. "In cases of rape, the accused should be awarded death sentence and he should be hanged," the victim's father told reporters in Indore on Saturday. The...
  • Outrage over December gangrape led to more awareness: Gloria Steinem 19-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Iconic feminist, activist and writer Gloria Steinem says that the Delhi gangrape was a very important incident that helped in fighting violence. "I think it's very important and it helps all of us, because we are all fighting violence in general and specifically female violence whether its in war zones,...
  • Nirbheek, a lightweight revolver for women to hit market in Feb 13-01-2014 05:12 PM

    Over a year after the brutal Delhi gangrape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur has come out with 'Nirbheek', a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. With its nomenclature inspired by 'Nirbhaya', the 500-g revolver is light and can be kept...
  • Family of Decemeber 16 gangrape victim to set up a trust 29-12-2013 07:23 PM

    Ballia: A year after the death of the 23-year-old woman who was brutally gangraped by six men in a bus in Delhi, her family has decided to set up a trust in her name to help women facing atrocities. The father of the victim, who visited their native village on...
  • Delhi gang rape pained me, says Salman Khurshid; pays tribute to braveheart through poem 20-12-2013 06:20 PM

    Pained at the brutal assault and gang rape of a young Delhi woman last year, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has penned some poems to pay "tribute to her soul and to her parents". The ghastly incident of December 16, 2012 shook the nation and led to widespread protests across...
  • Upset over rape allegations, South Delhi-based NGO Director allegedly commits suicide 19-12-2013 07:54 AM

    The Director of a prominent Delhi-based NGO, who faced the charge of rape levelled by a rights activist, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of his posh Vasant Kunj house in South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Anwar was a native of Allahabad and an alumni...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-12-2013 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Agenda for change: Have any lessons learnt a year after Delhi gangrape 16-12-2013 08:57 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. There were protests against the brutal gangrape across the country demanding quick action and raising questions over the rights and freedom of women,...
  • Agenda for change: Reactions across India on Delhi braveheart a year after 16-12-2013 07:38 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN asks do women feel safe now? ...
  • Agenda For Change: The justice dialogue 16-12-2013 04:00 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discuses the ground reality and demand for introspection with panel comprising Shabana Azmi, Kiran...
  • Situation has changed in Delhi after Dec 16 gangrape: Sheila Dikshit 16-12-2013 03:56 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit said that many things have changed after the December 16 gangrape incident. ...
  • People gather at Jantar Mantar, remember the Delhi braveheart 16-12-2013 03:52 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. ...
  • Watch: CJ explains the use of pepper spray for self defence 16-12-2013 03:46 PM

    It's been one year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi. Agenda for Change was a CJ initiative started to highlight incidents of violence against women. Here's an account of a young woman on what she does for her self defence. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: One year on, security is still an issue 16-12-2013 12:22 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. Despite this, nothing seems to have changed on...
  • December 16 Delhi gangrape: How the case unfolded 16-12-2013 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: It has been a year since that horrific gangrape of the Delhi braveheart. The sheer brutality of the crime shook the country and the nation saw unprecedented protests. On many occasions, the police even used force to stop the growing protests. Under intense media coverage, a fast-track trial...
  • Delhi gangrape: A year on, promises unfulfilled; women feel unsafe 16-12-2013 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. On many occasions, the police was...
  • December 16: Recounting the Delhi gangrape as a reporter 16-12-2013 08:33 AM

    I still remember that day vividly, it was exactly a year ago. I was a newbie reporter and had finished a month into reporting when the Delhi gangrape took place. We got to know about the Delhi gangrape late at night, when our crime reporter informed us about the story....
  • CJ show: Remembering the protests over Delhi rape incident 15-12-2013 04:20 PM

    CJ Shilpi Marwah, a theater artist in Delhi, describes the mood of last year's protests at India Gate. ...