DELHI GANGRAPE PROTESTS

  • Constable Tomar death: Delhi HC pulls up police January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday pulled up the city police for not filing a proper response to a plea seeking a CBI probe into Constable Subhash Tomar's death during the antirape stir in the national capital, saying it would summon the Police Commissioner if the police won't...
  • Notice to Centre on CBI probe plea into constable's death January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought replies of the Centre and the city police to a plea for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Constable Subhash Tomar's death owing to alleged injuries received by him during the antirape stir in Delhi. "Issue notice to the Ministry...
  • News 360: Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 at India Gate January 2, 2013

    The High Court said that the Delhi Police should have tried to maintain law and order instead of imposing section 144. ...
  • Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Delhi Police with regard to the protests over the gangrape and murder of a 23yearold paramedical student, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed it over the handling of situation at India Gate. The High Court was critical of the police for imposing Section...
  • Delhi Police warn people of miscreants disrupting peaceful protests December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Warning that miscreants may create trouble at the peaceful protests in Jantar Mantar, the Delhi Police on Saturday made announcements at the site asking people to be wary about such elements and report about them. Police made announcement through public address system that some miscreants appeared to have sneaked...
  • Delhi rape survivor battles for life in Singapore December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the 23yearold Delhi gangrape survivor continues to be in a very critical condition, fighting against all odds for her survival in a Singapore hospital, the politicians back home have hit a new low as they mocked victims of heinous crimes like rape and passed comments that...
  • 'Abhijit Mukherjee' s comment disappointing, patriarchal' December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has sparked a storm by calling antirape protesters at India Gate 'dentedpainted'. From family members to politicians, people are slamming Abhijit for his remark demanding a public apology. Social activist Ranjana Kumari said his comment was similar...
  • Shocked at Abhijit's remark: Pranab's daughter December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmishtha Mukherjee expressed shock at her brother's remark on antirape protesters and aplogised for it. "I'm utterly shocked and shaken and I really apologise on my brother's behalf." Sharmishtha said. President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee sparked outrage after...
  • Pranab's son calls antirape protesters 'dentedpainted' December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has made a sexist comment that has already created a political storm and is bound to embarrass his father. Pranab Mukherjee's son said it's fashionable to attend protest march now, while he was speaking at an...
  • Constable death: Police to question witnesses today December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Investigations are on into the death of Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar during Sunday's violence in antirape protests at India Gate. The Delhi police are collecting footage from news channels and are specifically looking for shots which show what happened to the constable just before he collapsed. Meanwhile,...
  • Eyewitness questions constable Tomar's post mortem report December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the post mortem report of deceased constable Subhash Tomar confirmed that he was hit by a blunt object and was injured during the clashes at the antirape protests at India Gate on Sunday, eyewitness Yogendra stuck to his stand claiming that the constable was not injured....
  • Delhi gangrape protests: Candlelight vigil at Jantar Mantar December 26, 2012

    The protest for justice for the survivor continued at Jantar Mantar with a candlelight vigil attended by hundreds of people. ...
  • The story so far: How did Constable Subhash Tomar die? December 26, 2012

    The chronology of events that started with the protests against the rape of a 23yearold in Delhi during which Delhi Police Constable Subhash Tomar was injured and later died. Police and postmortem report say the policeman was assaulted, while eyewitness accounts give a different picture. The story so far. ...
  • Rape protests: Constable was pushed by protesters, says family December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The family members of deceased constable Subhash Tomar has refuted eyewitness Yogendra's claim that the constable wasn't assaulted and collapsed while walking. Tomar's family members claim that Tomar was trampled upon by antirape protesters at India Gate on Sunday. "My father died because of the chaos during the protests....
  • Rape protests: Doctor says constable had cardiac arrest December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In another twist to the cause of constable Subhash Tomar's death, the Medical Superintendent at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, S Sidhu, has said that no major external injury marks were found on the body of the deceased constable and that he suffered a knee injury and a chest...
  • Gangrape protests: Row over constable's death December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar died following Sunday's clashes at antirape protests at India Gate, there is controversy over his death. An eyewitness account and pictures from the scene reportedly contradict the Delhi Police version that he was assaulted by protesters. A journalism student, who...
  • Eyewitness says Delhi Police constable wasn't beaten up December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A person, who claims to be an eyewitness to constable Subhash Tomar's injury at India Gate during the antirape protests, has debunked the Delhi Police's claim that the constable was beaten up by protesters. He said the constable was not assaulted by protesters but simply collapsed while walking....
  • Delhi gangrape protests tone down after constable's death December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Protests in Delhi over the brutal rape of a 23yearold have calmed down. On Tuesday, constable Subash Tomar was laid to rest with full state honours. He was injured in clashes with protestors and succumbed to his injuries. Bus stops and metro stations in central Delhi remained cordoned off...
  • Justice should be sought within legal framework: Azad December 25, 2012

    Akola: Although the Centre is not opposed to the demand for death sentence to the accused in the Delhi gangrape, justice has to be sought within the legal framework, Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Tuesday. "The Centre is not against the view that the accused in the Delhi gangrape...
  • Delhi gangrape: Sources say govt ready for talks December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The protests over the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold paramedical student in a moving bus in the national capital continued on Tuesday despite it being Christmas holiday. As the protesters remained undeterred by the steps taken by the administration, the Delhi Police earlier detained as many as 12...
  • Delhi gangrape: Protest at Jantar Mantar; India Gate still off limits December 25, 2012

    A small group of people gathered at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday demanding stringent punishment to those involved in the gangrape of a young girl even as India Gate remained out of bounds for demonstrations. ...
  • Delhi: Five of nine closed Metro stations opened December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After being shut for three days, five of the nine Delhi Metro stations were opened on Tuesday evening, an official said. "Five metro stations, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Khan Market, have been opened since 5 pm. Four other metro stations, Central Secretariat, Patel Chowk,...
  • Delhi: Five of nine closed Metro stations opened December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After being shut for three days, five of the nine Delhi Metro stations were opened on Tuesday evening, an official said. "Five metro stations, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Khan Market, have been opened since 5 pm. Four other metro stations, Central Secretariat, Patel Chowk,...
  • Delhi: Five of nine closed Metro stations opened December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After being shut for three days, five of the nine Delhi Metro stations were opened on Tuesday evening, an official said. "Five metro stations, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Khan Market, have been opened since 5 pm. Four other metro stations, Central Secretariat, Patel Chowk,...
  • Constable Subhash Tomar cremated with full state honours December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Subhash Tomar, the Delhi Police constable who on Tuesday morning succumbed to injuries sustained during the protests at India Gate on Sunday, was cremated in New Delhi with with full state honours. The body of the 47yearold constable was consigned to flames amid chanting of hymns at Nigambodh ghat...
  • Gangrape protests: Being framed for constable's death, says AAP December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit out at the government and the Delhi Police saying he was being framed for the death of constable Subhash Tomar during clashes at antirape protests at India Gate. Kejriwal said, "There is not a single proof that the...
  • Delhi: 8 get murder charges for constable death December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday invoked murder charges against eight people, including a member of the Aam Aadmi Party, after the death of a constable who was severely beaten up by protesters at India Gate on Sunday. The eight persons were on Tuesday charged with attempt to murder,...
  • Delhi: 8 get murder charges for constable death December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday invoked murder charges against eight people, including a member of the Aam Aadmi Party, after the death of a constable who was severely beaten up by protesters at India Gate on Sunday. The eight persons were on Tuesday charged with attempt to murder,...
  • Public is responsible for death: Constable's brother December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The brothers of constable Subhash Tomar, who passed away on Tuesday morning due to the injuries he suffered during India Gate protests, say their brother was very committed to his duty and died because of the public. ...
  • Women helpline number '181' to be functional within a week December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will make functional within a week a threedigit helpline number '181' for women in distress. The helpline will be set up at Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's office at Delhi Secretariat and will be functional before December 31. "The dedicated helpline will go a long way in...