Delhi Gangrape Murder

  • Delhi HC upholds death sentence of December 16 gangrape convicts March 13, 2014

    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 now...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 13, 2013

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  • 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: Reactions to the death sentence for convicts September 13, 2013

    Many are seeing the death sentence to the Delhi gangrape and murder convicts as a 'landmark judgement'. All the four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta - have been sentenced to death in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case in what the judge called a...
  • Justice has been done, say Delhi braveheart's parents September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Justice has been done' is what family of the Delhi braveheart had to say after a fast-track court in Delhi sentenced the convicts in the December 16 case to death. The court on Friday announced that all four convicts - Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh and Pawan...
  • Delhi braveheart's parents call for death for rapists, sentencing shortly September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The parents of the Delhi braveheart are hoping for justice on a day when the fast-track court in Saket is set to announce the quantum of sentence for the four convicts. The braveheart's parents say they want death for the four convicts. "We are hoping for justice today....
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Will all four convicts get death? September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The fast-track court has already convicted all four men in the Delhi gangrape and murder case. But Friday the 13th, is the day the braveheart's family has been waiting for. The court will decide whether the convicts will be sentenced to death or they will get life imprisonment....
  • Delhi gangrape: Sentencing order on Friday, prosecution demands death September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The quantum of punishment in the Delhi gangrape case will be pronounced on Friday by a fast track court. The prosecution is arguing for the death penalty saying the four convicts don't deserve any mercy. The braveheart's family is also hoping that the court will pronounce death penalty. The...
  • Delhi gangrape: Prosecution seeks death; sentencing order on Friday September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The arguments on the sentencing of the four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case ended on Wednesday and the fast-track court in Delhi reserved its order for 2:30 pm on Friday. During the arguments on Wednesday, the prosecution demanded death for the convicts while the defence sought leniency...
  • Delhi gangrape: How defence and prosecution argued in the court September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: 2:05 pm: The order on the sentencing of the Delhi gangrape convicts has been reserved for 2:30 pm on Friday. 1:59 pm: The convicts have completed their defence in court and the prosecution's rebuttal has now begun. Special Public Prosecutor Dayan Krishan has begun his rebuttal. 1:51 pm: VK Anand,...
  • This is injustice to the poor: Delhi gangrape convict's mother September 11, 2013

    The four convicted in the Delhi gangrape-murder case are likely to be sentenced on Wednesday. The mother of one of the convicts has alleged conspiracy. "Whatever is happening is wrong. This is injustice. This is a conspiracy under pressure," she said. ...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Will all four convicts get death penalty? September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast-track court in Delhi is likely to decide the fate of the four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gangrape and murder case on Wednesday. Arguments on sentencing will begin on Wednesday amidst growing public chorus to give them death penalty. "All the convicted should get...
  • Delhi gangrape: All four convicted of rape, murder, await sentencing September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Nine months after the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student inside a private bus in Delhi shook the national conscience, a fast track court on Tuesday convicted all the four men facing trial in the case. The arguments for sentencing of the four convicts will begin...
  • Delhi gangrape: Defence lawyer says will ask for life sentence September 10, 2013

    Delhi gangrape's defence Lawyer Vivek Sharma has said that he will ask for life sentence for his client and will also appeal in the High Court. A fast track court on Tuesday convicted all the four men facing trial in the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: All four convicted for rape and murder of the braveheart September 10, 2013

    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...
  • Delhi gangrape: The six men who raped the braveheart September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Six men brutally gangraped and murderously assaulted a 23-year-old paramedical student in a private bus on the roads of Delhi on the night of December 16, 2012. After committing the heinous crime they threw the girl and her male friend on the roads and fled. The case sparked national...
  • Four accused in Delhi gangrape and murder case brought to court September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: 10:15 am: The court's verdict in the Delhi gangrape and murder case will be pronounced at 12:30 pm. 9:57 am: The four accused in the Delhi gangrape-murder case have been brought to a fast-track court in Delhi, which is set to pronounce its verdict. There's heavy security both inside...
  • Painful journey of the Delhi braveheart till she breathed her last September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi braveheart fought her terrible wounds for many days as the nation hung on to every medical update. She went through a painful medical journey till she breathed her last at a hospital in Singapore. The bleeding and battered braveheart was rushed to South Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital...
  • Delhi gangrape: The case that forced setting up of a new anti-rape law September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The nation is counting down to the verdict of the Delhi gangrape-murder likely to be delivered in on Tuesday. Following the outrage over the incident, India got a revised law on sexual assault. Getting that law and the system to work would perhaps be the perfect tribute to...
  • Protests, clampdown: How the Delhi gangrape got the nation outraged September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The brutality of the December 16 Delhi gangrape got the entire nation to step out and speak up. Despite the ill-advised police clampdown, the public pressure could just not be bottled in. Even as the braveheart battled for her life in the ICU, huge protests played out on...
  • Delhi gangrape: Eight months on, braveheart's family awaits justice September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The verdict in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case is likely to be delivered on Tuesday. The braveheart's family hopes that justice will be done. "Before leaving she had said that she'll be back in two hours. I am still waiting for that moment," said the braveheart's mother....
  • 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...
  • FTP: 3 years for juvenile in Delhi gangrape case: Does the punishment fit the crime? September 2, 2013

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. He has been sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. His sentence will include the period he has already...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Braveherat's brother tries to attack minor August 31, 2013

    The younger brother of December 16 gangrape's braveheart on Saturday allegedly tried to attack the juvenile who he was awarded three-year sentence for the rape and murder of his sister by Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) in New Delhi. "When the judgement was being delivered by the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), presided over...
  • December 16 Delhi gangrape: Verdict on juvenile accused likely today August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The first verdict in the Delhi December 16 gangrape case of 2012 is expected on Saturday. The Juvenile Justice Board is likely to give its ruling on the minor charged with the crime. If convicted, the accused faces a maximum sentence of three years at a correctional facility,...
  • Delhi gangrape: Verdict on juvenile deferred till August 5 July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday deferred the verdict on the minor accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder case till August 5. The verdict has been deferred because of a pending plea by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy in the Supreme Court seeking a fresh interpretation of...
  • December 16 Delhi gangrape case: Verdict on juvenile accused today July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday announce its first verdict on the minor accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder case. The 17yearold faces charges of rape and murder like all the other accused, but if convicted, he'll be sent to a juvenile observation home for a...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile's family to boycott him; court reserves order July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: While the Juvenile Justice Board has reserved its order till July 25 on the minor accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case, his family and fellow villagers are in no mood to forgive him or have any contact with him. The judgement in the case has not been disclosed...
  • Delhi gangrape: Initial report says Ram Singh died due to hanging March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The preliminary post-mortem report of the main accused in the Delhi gangrape case, Ram Singh, has suggested that he died due to hanging, according to sources. His post-mortem was conducted at AIIMS on Tuesday, a day after he was found hanging inside his cell in the Tihar Jail. Ram...