Delhi Gang Rape

  • Parents of Delhi gang rape victim decry fashion shoot that evokes attack August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A fashion shoot depicting a woman being sexually assaulted on a bus has stirred memories of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in 2012, outraging the victim's parents and activists who have demanded action against the photographer. The December 2012 attack on the woman on the bus...
  • Cabinet to take up Juvenile Justice Act amendments on Wednesday August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A proposal which will empower Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by the cabinet on...
  • 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...
  • Can't forget this day: Bollywood on December 16 gang rape December 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A year since the brutal gang rape of a 23yearold 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, led...
  • Dec 16 gangrape bus: Owners want it back on road September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Pleading that livelihoods depend on it, owners of the whitecoloured bus with blacktinted windows, in which the 23yearold student was gang raped on the night of Dec 16 last year, want it back on the roads. With a Delhi court pronouncing death for the four accused, the family of...
  • Delhi gangrape verdict: Confirmation might take a year September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The exultation over speedy justice after a trial court in New Delhi sentenced the four convicts in December 16, 2012 gang-rape to death may turn out to be short-lived as the journey of the case through the higher judiciary may, even if speeded up, take at least an year, jurists...
  • Delhi gangrape: Minor accused's family, villagers to boycott him July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: While the juvenile accused in the December 16, 2012 gangrape of a 23yearold student may get only a lenient sentence, his family and fellow villagers are in no mood to forgive him or have any contact with him. His mother says that she will not him to enter...
  • 'Records of bus in which Dec 16 rape happened destroyed' May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In a twist to the December 16 gangrape case, sources say that the records of the bus in which the incident took place have been destroyed. However, sources said that the Crime Branch is checking if this is a periodic cleansing undertaken by the transport department. Sources add that...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Court to decide on bail plea of accused on Tuesday March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The fast track court holding trial of the Dec 16 gangrape case, posted for Tuesday, its decision on the bail plea of one of the accused, which was opposed by the investigating agency. Vinay Sharma had moved the bail application saying he was a BA first year student...
  • Justice Verma panel's recommendations mark a true shift in the paradigm: Kavita Krishnan January 25, 2013

    Will Justice Verma panel's recommendations go a long way in ensuring gender justice? Women's rights crusader Kavita Krishnan shared her perspective on this subject with IBNLive readers. Q. How will you consider cyber stalking as an offence... means if a person sends a friends request to anyone, will you consider it...
  • Full text: Justice Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law January 23, 2013

    The Justice JS Verma committee, set up to suggest ways to make rape laws stronger in the country, has submitted its report. The Justice Verma Committee recommended enhancing punishment of upto 20 years imprisonment for rape and murder and life for gang rape but refrained from suggesting death penalty. The...
  • Statement by women's groups and individuals condemning sexual violence and opposing death penalty December 24, 2012

    On 16 December, 2012, a 23year old woman and her friend hailed a bus at a crossing in South Delhi. In the bus, they were both brutally attacked by a group of men who claimed to be out on a 'joyride'. The woman was gang raped and the man beaten...
  • Convene Parliament to pass bills on sexual violence: protest leader Kavita Krishnan December 24, 2012

    The gang rape and physical assault of a 23yearold girl in a moving bus in New Delhi by six men has touched the raw nerves of the Indian society. As the girl battles for her life in a hospital, protestors have clashed with police in the national capital and in...