PHOTOJOURNALIST

  • US photojournalist, South African teacher held hostage by al-Qaeda killed December 6, 2014

    Sanna: An American photojournalist and a South African teacher held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen have been killed in a failed US rescue attempt, authorities said on Saturday. US President Barack Obama said in a statement he ordered the raid that saw Luke Somers and Pierre Korkie killed after al-Qaeda in...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape cases: Both juveniles convicted, sent to correction homes July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The two juveniles accused in photojournalist and telephone operator gangrape cases of Mumbai were on Tuesday convicted by a Mumbai court. The court sent both the convicts to Boston School in Nashik to learn good behaviour. "The two juveniles directed to be sent to Boston School in Nashik...
  • Judgement in Shakti Mills case historic, sends strong message: Ujjwal Nikam April 4, 2014

    Prosecution Lawyer in the Shakti Mills gangrape, Ujjwal Nikam, has called the judgement in the case historic. He also said that a strong message has been sent to all after the verdict. A Mumbai Sessions Court on Friday handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills...
  • Shakti Mills photojournalist rape: Three convicts get death penalty April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court has handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case. The three - Vijay Jadhav (19), Kasim Bengali (21) and Mohammed Salim Ansari (28) - have already been awarded a life term in another gangrape case in which a...
  • Mumbai court to pronounce sentence in photojournalist gangrape case April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The sessions court in Mumbai is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence to the convicts in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case on Friday. Three men convicted of two gangrapes in Mumbai's Shakti Mills compound last year, have become the first to be convicted under section 376 E...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape: 3 repeat offenders held guilty under Sec 376 E April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Three repeat offenders in the two Shakti Mills gangrape cases have been held guilty under section 376 (E) of the Indian Penal Code which stipulates a maximum punishment of death penalty. The three are convicted of gangraping a photojournalist and a telephone operater at the deserted Shatki Mills compound in...
  • Mumbai photojournalist gangrape: Final arguments to begin on Thursday April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court adjourned till Thursday the hearing in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case. The final arguments on the addition of Section 376 E will begin on Thursday. Four men were convicted by the court last week and three of them were also found guilty of gangraping an 18-year-old...
  • Photojournalist gangrape: Hearing on sentencing adjourned till April 1 March 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the quantum of sentencing in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case till April 1. The court was hearing the trial of three accused after it had allowed an additional charge of repeat offenders to be added against them after their conviction...
  • Mumbai photojournalist gangrape: Sentence to be announced on Wednesday March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court adjourned the hearing on the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case till Wednesday. The court will decide quantum of sentencing in the gangrape case. Four men were convicted by the court last week and three of them have also been found guilty of gangraping an 18-year-old telephone...
  • Mumbai photojournalist rape: Hearing on sentencing to continue today March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The convicts in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case have filed a plea in the Bombay High Court seeking to strike down trial court's order allowing an additional charge of 376 e on three of the convicts who were also charged in the gangrape case of a telephone operator....
  • Photojournalist gangrape: Court adds repeat offender charge against 3 March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court hearing the photojournalist gangrape case on Monday agreed to add Section 376 E of the Indian Penal Code against the three repeat offenders in the case. The prosecutor in the case, Ujjwal Nikam, had moved a plea to apply the section against the three convicts. The clause provides...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape case: RR Patil's visit to court causes a stir March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil's visit to the court hearing the Shakti Mills gangrape case has led to a controversy. The defence on Monday moved an application pleading the court to include his visit in the court record. The prosecution, however, stated that the court is open to everyone and that...
  • Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape: Sentence to be pronounced today March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court will on Monday decide on the quantum of sentencing in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case. Four men were convicted by the court last week and three of them have also been found guilty of gangraping an 18-year-old telephone operator at the same Shakti Mills compound....
  • Nikam says journalist's rapists repeat offenders, seeks tough sentence March 21, 2014

    Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. ...
  • Mumbai: Convicts get life in Shakti Mills tele-operator gangrape case March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. While reading out the sentence of one...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape cases: Court to pronounce sentence today March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of punishment to the five convicts in the Shakti Mill gangrape cases will be decided by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on Thursday convicted five people including two juveniles finding them guilty on 13 charges Three of the accused were common to both the...
  • Mumbai court convicts all five in two Shakti Mills gangrape cases March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: All five accused involved in the two Shakti Mills gangrape cases have been convicted by a Mumbai court. The five have been convicted of rape, conspiracy, common intention and unnatural sex. The sentencing of the convicts will be pronounced on Friday. The two cases include the gangrape of a...
  • Shakti Mills gangrape survivor collapses in court during deposition October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: The photojournalist from Mumbai in the infamous Shakti Mills gangrape case collapsed inside the court while deposition was going on. The survivor has been taken to a hospital. The photojournalist had earlier in the day deposed before the sessions court. Joint CP (Crime) Himanshu Roy was present in the court...
  • Mumbai: Chargesheet filed in call centre girl's gangrape case at Shakti Mills on July 31 October 9, 2013

    The police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet, against four accused in connection with the July 31 gangrape of an 18yearold telephone operator on the premises of Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai. Besides the statements of 56 witnesses, the 362page chargesheet also includes the statement of the victim, which is recorded under...
  • Mumbai: CB files chargesheet in the 2nd gangrape case at Shakti Mills October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the gangrape case of an 18yearold girl at the the deserted Shakti Mills compound in Mahalaxmi. An 18yearold telephone operator was allegedly gangraped by five men at the Shakti Mills compound on July 31, three of the accused are...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court allows police to handcuff all four accused September 28, 2013

    Following the 'disappearance' scare on Thursday, a sessions court on Friday allowed police to handcuff the four accused in the photojournalist gangrape case during the transit between court and jail. Special prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam told the court that they needed to be handcuffed as all of them had criminal history. In...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court sets tentative deadline of 2 months to conclude case September 24, 2013

    The sessions court trying the Mumbai photojournalist's gangrape case on Monday set a deadline for itself saying it would try to conclude the hearing in 60 days. "We will try to conclude the case in 60 days," the court said while adjourning the matter till September 26. Three accused Vijay...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court to hear arguments on framing of charges today September 23, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai fasttrack court on Monday will hear arguments on the framing of charges against the five accused in the Shakti Mills gangrape case. A 22yearold photojounalist was accompanied by a male colleague who was gagged and bound while she was raped. The Mumbai Police had submitted a 600page...
  • Daughter told me she only knew description, not names: Mumbai gangrape survivor's mother September 20, 2013

    Recounting her brutal rape last month, the Mumbai photojournalist informed her mother that she was assaulted by five men, whose names she did not know. According to the statement of the girl's mother, at around 7:30 pm on the fateful day (August 22), she called her daughter on mobile. The statement...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Defence lawyer accuses police of intimidation September 20, 2013

    A metropolitan magistrate's court in Mumbai on Thursday directed the Mumbai Police to probe allegations made by one of the defence lawyers in the photojournalist gangrape case that some policemen threatened him and asked him to pull out of the case. Advocate Moin Khan, who represents Kasim Bengali, one of the...
  • Mumbai gangrape case: Crime Branch files first chargesheet September 19, 2013

    The Mumbai Crime branch has filed its first chargesheet before the magistrate court in the photojournalist gangrape case. A close to 600-page chargesheet has been submitted before the magistrate court. A separate chargesheet has also been filed in a juvenile court against the minor accused. ...
  • Justice is very slow in Maharashtra fast-track courts September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: While the Maharashtra government has announced a fast-track trial for the Mumbai gangrape case, a Right to Information petition filed by CNN-IBN has revealed a dismal track record of Maharashtra's fast track courts when it comes to crimes against women. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the case of the...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Chargesheet likely to be filed this week September 15, 2013

    Speeding up legal proceedings in the photojournalist's gangrape case that triggered nationwide outrage, Mumbai police is all set file a charge sheet against five accused in a couple of days. "We are giving final touch to the charge sheet of the gangrape case with whatever evidences we have collected so far....
  • CJ Show: Picture Talk September 8, 2013

    In this week's Picture Talk, we have invited CJ Faisal Magray to talk about his pictures. Earlier, Faisal had posted a photo essay on the plight of government schools in Srinagar Kashmir. You can also contribute your pictures to our CJ Childhood campaign and if we find them compelling, we'll invite...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Survivor identifies 4 accused September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The 23-year-old Mumbai gangrape survivor has identified the four accused during an identification parade on Friday. Earlier in the day the Bombay High Court had observed that the site of the gangrape Shakti mills compound must be fenced off and made more visible. The observation came in the wake...