AKSHAY THAKUR

  • Delhi gang rape: Convicts move SC, seeks stay on death sentence June 3, 2014

    The remaining two convicts in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape case Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur have moved the Supreme Court, seeking stay on execution of their death sentence. The petition in this regard was filed by Sharma and Thakur on Monday. The two have followed Mukesh...
  • Delhi gangrape: Convicts' families looked upon as guilty, ostracised October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Families of the convicts in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case are being also looked upon as guilty and ostracised. The convicts were called inhuman killers, savages and hang them all was the chorus as death was the sentence served to them. But condemned along with them were their...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on death penalty for the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. On Monday, two of the four convicts facing death filed their appeals before the court challenging the trial court's conviction and sentence against them. Filing a joint appeal through counsel AP...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC to hear arguments on death penalty September 24, 2013

    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 issued...
  • Dec 16 gangrape case: HC to hear trial court reference on Monday September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear the trial court's reference for confirmation of the death penalty awarded to four men in the December 16 gangrapecummurder case. The matter will be heard by a bench headed by Justice Reva Khetrapa. On September 13 while awarding capital punishment to...
  • Parents of 2 Delhi gangrape convicts blame media for death sentence September 14, 2013

    In the wake of the verdict in the December 16 gangrape case, the parents of two convicts on Friday cried foul and alleged the punishment was given under media pressure. "You have got what you wanted. Now never come here again," said Champa, mother of Vinay Sharma before fainting at the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rape menace: Will death penalty be a deterrent? September 13, 2013

    All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi have been sentenced to death by the Saket fast track trial court. ...
  • Justice for Delhi Braveheart: Reactions across the country September 13, 2013

    All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi have been sentenced to death by the Saket fast track trial court. ...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Father of Akshay Thakur to appeal in higher court September 13, 2013

    The father of one of the rapists sentenced to death by a Delhi court for the brutal gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedic in the national capital last December, on Friday said he would explore the option of appealing to a higher court. Saryu Singh, the father of convict Akshay...
  • Watch: Debate on Delhi gangrape-muder case sentencing September 13, 2013

    All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi have been sentenced to death by the Saket fast track trial court. ...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Promises made by government but not kept September 13, 2013

    Even as a Delhi court sentenced the four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student to death, the proposals made by various governments, civic agencies and the police force to make women feel safe are yet to be implemented. Here are some of...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Chronology of the events September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in the keenly watched trial of the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl in which a Delhi court on Friday awarded death penalty to the four convicts: December 16, 2012: Paramedic student gangraped and brutally assaulted by six persons...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Full text of the verdict September 13, 2013

    All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi have been sentenced to death by the Saket fast track trial court. Here is the full text...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Court sentences all four convicts to death September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi have been sentenced to death by the Saket fast track trial court. Immediately after...
  • Delhi gangrape: Court concludes trial, reserves verdict till Sept 10 September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast-track court on Tuesday concluded the trial against the four accused in the December 16 brutal gangrape and murder of the 23-year-old paramedic. After hearing the final arguments in the matter, the court reserved the verdict till September 10, 2013. Prosecution has essentially relied on the dying declaration...
  • December 16 gangrape: Accused questions victim's dying declaration August 29, 2013

    Two of the accused in December 16 gangrape case on Thursday questioned in a court in New Delhi the authenticity of the girl's dying declaration being relied upon by Delhi Police as they claimed that the same was introduced by the probe agency after her death. The counsel for accused Vinay Sharma...
  • Delhi gangrape: A look at where the case stands August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: While the country is shocked yet again at the state of safety of women in the country following the gangrape of a Mumbai photojournalist, we take a look at the status of the investigation in the December 2012 Delhi rape case which had led to protests across the...
  • Court denies lie detector test to Delhi gangrape accused May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast track Delhi court hearing the December 16, 2012, gangrape case on Monday dismissed the pleas of two accused seeking permission to undergo lie detector tests and also to subject the victim's male friend to a similar test. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna dismissed the applications of Vinay...
  • Delhi gangrape accused misbehaved with inmates, court told May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Tihar Jail authorities on Thursday filed a complaint in a Delhi court trying the December 16, 2012 gangrape alleging that accused Akshay Thakur was misbehaving with and harassing fellow inmates. The accused denied the charge. Jail officials said they received a complaint by a newlyadmitted inmate against Thakur...
  • Delhi gangrape: Doctors refute accused's claim that braveheart died in India April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The doctors, who were part of the medical team attending to the Delhi braveheart, told a fasttrack court in New Delhi on Friday that the girl was shifted to a Singapore hospital to provide her with best possible treatment and not because she had died as alleged by...
  • The men accused of gangraping, killing the 23yearold December 29, 2012

    The six men who had gangraped and then murderously assaulted the 23yearold paramedical student have been charged with murder following the death of the girl at a Singapore hospital early on Saturday morning. All of them have been arrested and five of them, who are above the age of 18...
  • Delhi gangrape: Accused Akshay Thakur jailed for 12 days December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the six accused in December 16 gangrape of a 23yearold paramedical student, who died on Saturday, was remanded in judicial custody for 12 days by a Delhi court. Akshay Singh alias Thakur, who was the last one to be arrested in the case, was produced before...
  • Gangrape: 6th accused sent to police custody for a day December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the six persons, allegedly involved in the gangrape of a 23yearold paramedical student in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, was on Thursday remanded in police custody for a day by a Delhi court for recovering the clothes worn by various accused on fateful...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police quiz absconder's family December 20, 2012

    Aurangabad: The Delhi police team, that came here in search of Akshay Thakur, an accused in Delhi gangrape case, returned on Thursday with "vital" information on the fugitive. Aurangabad acting superintendent of police Pranav Kumar said the Delhi police team rigorously questioned the father and brother of the accused, who...