December

  • 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Justice JS Verma's family refuses Padma Bhushan, says no official word given 31-01-2014 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: The family of late Justice JS Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award on his behalf and have written to the President that he never hankered or lobbied for any acclaim, reward or favour. The family has indicated that they were upset about no official confirmation...
  • December 2013 WPI inflation down to 6.16 pc vs 7.52 pc in November 15-01-2014 12:24 PM

    India's headline inflation eased to a five-month low of 6.16 percent in December from a 14-month high, helped by a softening in vegetable prices, government data showed on Wednesday. The wholesale price index's annual rise compared with a 7.0 percent jump forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In November,...
  • December trade deficit narrows to 10.14 billion dollar 10-01-2014 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: The December 2013 trade deficit for India came in at 10.14 billion dollar versus 17.19 billion dollar in December in 2013. The reduction was driven by a 15.25 per cent fall in imports, which came in at 36.49 dollar per cent while exports grew at 3.5 per cent to...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles 02-01-2014 11:09 PM

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting...
  • Delhi: Depressed over rape charges, man commits suicide 18-12-2013 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: A 55-year-old executive director of an NGO committed suicide by jumping off a building here after becoming depressed when a girl accused him of rape, police said Wednesday. Khurshid Anwar, who ran a non-governmental organisation, was found in a pool of blood outside his residential building in Vasant...
  • 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? ...
  • Can't forget this day: Bollywood on December 16 gang rape 16-12-2013 05:43 PM

    Mumbai: A year since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist in the capital city, Bollywood celebrities like Gauri Shinde and Mallika Sherawat said days like this can't be forgotten. The incident where six men, including one minor, were involved in the heinous rape of the young girl,...
  • We must end the silence to end the violence: Anna MM Vetticad 16-12-2013 05:02 PM

    In an interview with IBNLive.com, Anna MM Vetticad, writer, journalist and social commentator argues that extensive media coverage of recent sexual harassment cases has led to greater awareness among both women and men about legal recourse. Here is the full text of the interview. IBNLive.com: December 16, one year on:...
  • 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....
  • Can't come to terms with December 16 ever, says Delhi braveheart's family 15-12-2013 10:58 PM

    New Delhi: December 16, 2013 marks the first anniversary of the brutal gangrape and murderous assault on the 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi. The inhuman torture meted out to the young girl jolted the conscience of the entire nation and...
  • Rape cases doubled, molestation rose six times since December 16 15-12-2013 03:52 PM

    Under severe attack after the December 16 gangrape, Delhi police took a slew of steps like setting up helplines and women help desks at police stations to ensure women's safety but there is no let up in the crimes against them which have actually increased during the period. The number...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Women feel city unsafe for them 15-12-2013 12:34 PM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi, 2012 year shook the country. We have a strict law but how has the situation changed on the ground, when it comes to women safety. Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel that the city is not women friendly...
  • December 16 gangrape: Where is the change, ask women as safety remains key issue 15-12-2013 12:01 PM

    The brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old exactly a year ago had led to massive public outcry with thousands of people pouring out on streets in rage forcing Parliament to enact a new anti-rape law but nothing much has changed when it comes to safety of women in the capital....
  • Our tears haven't dried, says braveheart's father 15-12-2013 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: "Our tears have not dried. With each passing day her memories get more intense. Someone is always crying at home" - these words of the father of December 16 gangrape victim describe the pain and struggle of her family to overcome the tragedy that shook India a year...
  • I feel unsafe in India, says Anoushka Shankar 14-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, sitarist Anoushka Shankar confessed to feeling scared while traveling in India. Shankar said that after December 16 incident she feels too scared to walk alone at night. ...