Akshay Thakur

  • Delhi gangrape: Convicts' families looked upon as guilty, ostracised 21-10-2013 09:44 AM

    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...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty 08-10-2013 07:49 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Dec 16 gangrape case: HC to hear trial court reference on Monday 22-09-2013 05:31 PM

    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 gangrape-cum-murder case. The matter will be heard by a bench headed by Justice Reva Khetrapa. On September 13 while awarding capital punishment...
  • Parents of 2 Delhi gangrape convicts blame media for death sentence 14-09-2013 08:39 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rape menace: Will death penalty be a deterrent? 13-09-2013 11:30 PM

    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 13-09-2013 11:20 PM

    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 13-09-2013 06:55 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Debate on Delhi gangrape-muder case sentencing 13-09-2013 05:40 PM

    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 13-09-2013 05:23 PM

    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...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Chronology of the events 13-09-2013 05:18 PM

    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...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Full text of the verdict 13-09-2013 04:40 PM

    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...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Court sentences all four convicts to death 13-09-2013 02:30 PM

    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 03-09-2013 04:28 PM

    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...
  • December 16 gangrape: Accused questions victim's dying declaration 29-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Two of the accused in December 16 gangrape case on Thursday questioned in a court in New Delhithe 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...
  • Delhi gangrape: A look at where the case stands 23-08-2013 08:42 PM

    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 21-05-2013 03:50 AM

    New Delhi: A fast track Delhi court hearing the December 16, 2012, gang-rape 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...
  • Delhi gangrape accused misbehaved with inmates, court told 10-05-2013 02:26 AM

    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 newly-admitted inmate against...
  • Delhi gangrape: Doctors refute accused's claim that braveheart died in India 26-04-2013 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: The doctors, who were part of the medical team attending to the Delhi braveheart, told a fast-track 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...