DELHI GANGRAPE

  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi Gangrape case: Victim's mother says the fight for justice will continue July 14, 2014

    Family members of the brutally gangraped 23yearold physiotherapist who succumbed to injuries in 2012, have said that they will continue the fight for justice. The Supreme Court has stayed the death sentence of the two convicts implicated in the case. The convicts had approached the apex court challenging the Delhi...
  • Delhi gangrape case: SC stays death sentence of two convicts July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the death sentence of two convicts in Delhi gangrape case. The move came after Akshay and Vinay approached the apex court challanging Delhi High Court order giving death penalty. A threejudge bench of the Supreme Court will hear the arguments of both the...
  • Delhi gangrape case: 2 death row convicts move SC against HC verdict June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two death row convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi Helhi Court verdict in the case. The high court had upheld the death sentence awarded to the four convicts on March 13. In the horrific gangrape, a 23yearold physiotherapy student...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's parents condemn Mulayam's remarks April 11, 2014

    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 on...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC extends stay on death sentence of two convicts March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape, as it sought a copy of the trial court judgment. The death sentence of the...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile can't be tried in regular court, SC rules March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case cannot be sent for trial in a regular court. The Supreme Court decision came on a plea filed by the Delhi braveheart's parents seeking that the juvenile convict be treated as an adult. The...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India March 21, 2014

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC stays death penalty of convicts Mukesh, Pawan till March 31 March 15, 2014

    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 just days...
  • Delhi gangrape convicts Mukesh, Pawan move SC against death penalty March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court upheld their death sentences in the December 16 gangrape case, two of the convicts have now approached the Supreme Court challenging their conviction and the death sentence. The apex court will hear their pleas shortly. Mukesh and Pawan are among the six men convicted in...
  • 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...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC order on convicts' death penalty confirmation today March 13, 2014

    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 moved...
  • Making stalking criminal offence hurried decision: Delhi court March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Making stalking a non-bailable offence after December 16, 2012 gangrape case was a hurried decision as several facets were missed out, a Delhi court said seeking a mechanism in place to look into the matter. The observation was made by the court of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet February 19, 2014

    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 February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government over the December 16, 2012 gangrape of a 23yearold 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 take...
  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why did...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's father seeks death penalty for rapists January 27, 2014

    The parents of the 23yearold girl, who was gangraped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases. "In cases of rape, the accused should be awarded death sentence and he should be hanged," the victim's father told reporters in Indore on Saturday. The parents of...
  • Outrage over December gangrape led to more awareness: Gloria Steinem January 19, 2014

    Iconic feminist, activist and writer Gloria Steinem says that the Delhi gangrape was a very important incident that helped in fighting violence. "I think it's very important and it helps all of us, because we are all fighting violence in general and specifically female violence whether its in war...
  • Nirbheek, a lightweight revolver for women to hit market in Feb January 13, 2014

    Over a year after the brutal Delhi gangrape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur has come out with 'Nirbheek', a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. With its nomenclature inspired by 'Nirbhaya', the 500g revolver is light and can be kept by...
  • Family of Decemeber 16 gangrape victim to set up a trust December 29, 2013

    Ballia: A year after the death of the 23yearold woman who was brutally gangraped by six men in a bus in Delhi, her family has decided to set up a trust in her name to help women facing atrocities. The father of the victim, who visited their native village on the...
  • A year to Delhi braveheart's death which pushed for stronger antirape law December 29, 2013

    It's been a year to the death of the Delhi braveheart, which led to country wide protests. The brutality she suffered shocked the nation. People poured out onto the streets in protest demanding a change and pushed the system to give us a stricter law on sexual assault. ...
  • Remembering the Delhi Braveheart: Will tougher laws bring the change? December 29, 2013

    It has been a year since the Delhi braveheart passed away but despite massive protests there is not much that has changed on the ground. The one silver lining to the terrible tragedy was due to the public outrage, the nation has a revised law on sexual assault. ...
  • Delhi gang rape pained me, says Salman Khurshid; pays tribute to braveheart through poem December 20, 2013

    Pained at the brutal assault and gang rape of a young Delhi woman last year, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has penned some poems to pay "tribute to her soul and to her parents". The ghastly incident of December 16, 2012 shook the nation and led to widespread protests across the...
  • Upset over rape allegations, South Delhibased NGO Director allegedly commits suicide December 19, 2013

    The Director of a prominent Delhibased NGO, who faced the charge of rape levelled by a rights activist, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of his posh Vasant Kunj house in South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Anwar was a native of Allahabad and an alumni...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Agenda for change: Have any lessons learnt a year after Delhi gangrape December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23yearold 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,...
  • Shakti Mills case: Women are now more open to report cases, say Mumbaikars December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23yearold 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. Mumbai too saw protests after a photojournalist was...
  • Agenda for change: Reactions across India on Delhi braveheart a year after December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23yearold physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNNIBN asks do women feel safe now? ...