Fast Track Courts

  • 3 out of 8 persons convicted for rape of tribal minor girls get life term 31-10-2013 09:27 AM

    A fast track court on Wednesday convicted eight accused in connection with the infamous rape of minor tribal girls of a state-run residential school in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district and sentenced three of them, including a woman, to life imprisonment. The court of district and sessions judge Mahadev Katulkar found all...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC to hear arguments on death penalty 24-09-2013 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear the arguments on death penalty in the Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four convicts was awarded death sentence by the fast track court. The defence will seek a repeal of the trial court's death sentence. The High Court on Monday...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court to hear arguments on framing of charges today 23-09-2013 09:02 AM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai fast-track court on Monday will hear arguments on the framing of charges against the five accused in the Shakti Mills gangrape case. A 22-year-old photojounalist was accompanied by a male colleague who was gagged and bound while she was raped. The Mumbai Police had submitted a 600-page...
  • Justice is very slow in Maharashtra fast-track courts 16-09-2013 07:06 PM

    Mumbai: While the Maharashtra government has announced a fast-track trial for the Mumbai gangrape case, a Right to Information petition filed by CNN-IBN has revealed a dismal track record of Maharashtra's fast track courts when it comes to crimes against women. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the case of the...
  • Death verdict not under political pressure: Delhi gangrape victim's father 14-09-2013 03:48 PM

    The father of the Delhi gangrape victim has taken a strong exception to the defence counsel's contention that death penalty was awarded to the four convicts under political pressure and termed the statement as an insult to the judiciary. "The defence counsel is terming the death penalty awarded to those...
  • Delhi gangrape sentencing: As it happened 13-09-2013 01:06 PM

    Delhi Court has sentenced all four convicts to death in the infamous 16th December Delhi gangrape-murder case. Ahead of the sentencing, police have cordoned off the court complex. Barricades have been set up at all entry points and vehicular traffic stopped. Here are the sequence of events form from Delhi's...
  • Nothing fast about Maharashtra's fast-track courts, shows RTI query 12-09-2013 09:41 AM

    Mumbai: The trial in the Delhi gangrape-murder case has set an example for other cases of crimes against women. Soon after the verdict, the Maharashtra Home Minister announced that the trial in the Mumbai gangrape case will also be fast-tracked. But an RTI query filed by CNN-IBN exposes the dismal...
  • Watch: How the Delhi braveheart struggled to survive 10-09-2013 09:24 PM

    A fast-track court in Delhi on Tuesday convicted the four men Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh for the infamous December 2012 brutal gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a private bus in the national capital. Here is a look at the series of...
  • Debate on Delhi gangrape and murder verdict 10-09-2013 04:03 PM

    A fast-track court in Delhi has convicted four men for Delhi gangrape and murder. The arguments on the sentencing of the four convicts will take place on Wednesday. The court has held the four men guilty of 13 offences including gangrape, unnatural offence, murder, dacoity, conspiracy, kidnapping and destruction of...
  • Karnataka govt to set up 10 fast-track courts to try crimes against women 10-09-2013 03:48 PM

    Karnataka government would set up ten fast-track courts to exclusively try crimes against women, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra said on Tuesday. He told reporters in Bangalore that an order to this effect has already been issued, adding, he would be meeting the High Court Chief Justice...
  • Watch: Debate on Delhi gangrape verdict 10-09-2013 03:07 PM

    A fast-track court in Delhi has convicted four men - Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh - for Delhi gangrape. The arguments on the sentencing of the four convicts will take place on Wednesday. The court has held the four men guilty of 13 offences including gangrape,...
  • Delhi gangrape verdict: IBN7 reporter recounts the courtroom scene 10-09-2013 01:53 PM

    A fast-track court in Delhi has convicted four men - Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh - for the December 16, 2012 brutal gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a private bus in the national capital. The arguments on the sentencing of the four...
  • Delhi gangrape: Reactions to the verdict 10-09-2013 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: A fast-track court in Delhi has convicted four men - Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh - for the December 16, 2012 brutal gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a private bus in the national capital. The arguments on the sentencing of...
  • Justice demands death penalty for 4 convicted in Delhi gangrape: Kiran Bedi 10-09-2013 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said that the four guilty were expected to be convicted in the Delhi gangrape case. She said the justice demands severe punishment in this case as this is a rarest of the rare case, death penalty should be given to the...
  • Dec 16 gangrape: Defence lawyer collapses before fast track court during proceedings 30-08-2013 03:54 PM

    Proceedings in the December 16gangrape-cum-murder trial before a fast track court in New Delhi interrupted on Friday when the lawyer for two of the accused inthe case collapsed in the courtroom. Advocate AP Singh, appearing for accused Vinay Kumar andAkshay Singh, swooned in the middle of defence arguments.The doctors from...
  • Concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name: Farhan Akhtar 29-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who launched the Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD) campaign earlier this year, believes that the concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name, thereby granting speedy justice to victims of rape. He also believes it can result in a serious difference to rising number...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Accused admits he harassed ragpickers in the area too 27-08-2013 08:45 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday confirmed that none of the five accused arrested for raping photojournalist are minors. It has assured that it will seek maximum punishment for all the accused. All five accused were unemployed and lived in the same area. Meanwhile, one of the accused has confessed...
  • Three get double life sentence for gangraping, killing minor 03-08-2013 11:12 PM

    A special fast track court here in Indore on Saturday awarded double life-imprisonment to three persons for gang-raping and killing a minor girl. The sentence was awarded by special fast track court judge, Savita Dube after helding them guilty under section 302 (murder), 376 (rape) of the IPC and Protection...
  • Jay Panda condemns the Odisha gangrape 29-07-2013 01:41 PM

    BJD MP from Odisha, Jay Panda condemned the alleged gangrape of a 14-year-old girl and said that fast track courts are reliable. A minor girl was allegedly gangraped and was set on fire in Kendrapa district in Odisha. ...
  • MP: Six get life imprisonment in Swiss woman gangrape case 20-07-2013 09:50 PM

    Datia: Four months after a Swiss tourist was robbed and gangraped, a fast-track court in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to all the six convicts in the sensational case. Pronouncing the judgement, Additional District Judge Jitendra Sharma also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on...
  • We need to strengthen our juvenile justice system: CJI 07-04-2013 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Stressing the need for strengthening the juvenile justice system, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday said the country could face chaos if it does not provide adequate protection and care to children, especially those in conflict with law. He voiced concern that despite 42 per cent...