Vasant Vihar Gangrape

  • Ram Singh, Akshay probably bit Delhi braveheart: Witness May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A prosecution witness on Monday told a fast track court in New Delhi that the bite marks on the body of the Delhi braveheart were likely caused by two of the accused in the case. The witness, who practices forensic odontology which deals with the proper handling, examination and...
  • US to give 'women of courage award' to Delhi braveheart posthumously March 5, 2013

    Washington: United States has selected the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart for the International Women of Courage Award. The award to the braveheart would be presented posthumously by the First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of State John Kerry, on March 8, an official announcement said on Monday. "For millions of Indian...
  • Delhi gangrape: Lawyers refuse to represent accused December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of lawyers refusing to represent the accused in the gangrape-cum-murder case of the 23-year-old paramedic, two women judges have come out with suggestions for effective fast-tracking of the trial. While Justice Gyan Sudha Misra, a sitting Supreme Court judge, suggested amendments to the Evidence Act to...
  • UN chief expresses sorrow at death of Delhi braveheart December 30, 2012

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has voiced "deep sorrow" at the death of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, asking the Indian government to implement reforms to deter such crimes and bring the perpetrators to justice. Ban "utterly condemns this brutal crime" and expresses "deep sorrow" at the death of the...
  • Delhi: Man molests woman aboard moving bus; driver, conductor sacked December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the horrific Delhi gangrape, violence and harassment against women continues in the country. Another woman was allegedly molested on a bus in Delhi on Saturday night. The police has been quick to act this time and arrested one person. Transport Minister, Delhi, Ramakant Goswami...
  • Indian-Americans hold candlelight vigil for Delhi braveheart December 30, 2012

    Washington: Braving chilly weather, Indian-Americans gathered at the Gandhi Statue here to hold a candlelight vigil for the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, who died after battling for life, 13 days after being most brutally raped by six men aboard a moving bus, as US media slammed the "reprehensible crime" saying half...
  • Anti-rape protests to continue across India today December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The nationwide anti-rape protests will continue on Sunday even as the body of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, victim of a brutal gangrape and physical assault, will be laid to rest. The death of the paramedical student has stirred emotions across the country with people holding candlelight vigils, protests...
  • Govt assures justice, India mourns braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The government promised swift justice and strictest possible punishment in the brutal gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student who breathed her last in a Singapore hospital early on Saturday after battling for life for over 12 days. The death of the braveheart sparked mourning across...
  • The men accused of gangraping, killing the 23-year-old December 29, 2012

    The six men who had gangraped and then murderously assaulted the 23-year-old paramedical student have been charged with murder following the death of the girl at a Singapore hospital early on Saturday morning. All of them have been arrested and five of them, who are above the age of 18...
  • Shinde cuts short Maharashtra visit, returns to Delhi December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who was in Maharashtra, cut short his visit on Saturday and returned to the national capital in the wake of the death of the Delhi gangrape victim. Shinde, who was expected to attend a public function at Solapur along with President Pranab...
  • Delhi gangrape: Accused Akshay Thakur jailed for 12 days December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the six accused in December 16 gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student, who died on Saturday, was remanded in judicial custody for 12 days by a Delhi court. Akshay Singh alias Thakur, who was the last one to be arrested in the case, was produced before...
  • Protesters heckle Sheila Dikshit at Jantar Mantar December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday bore the brunt of protesters as she visited Jantar Mantar to pay homage to the Delhi braveheart, who died over 12 days after the most heinous sexual and physical assault aboard a moving bus by six men. The protesters chanted anti-Delhi government...
  • Culprits should be given death penalty: Anna Hazare December 29, 2012

    Anna Hazare has called for death penalty for the accused in the heinous Delhi gangrape case. ...
  • 'Attitude of Indian society towards women needs to change' December 29, 2012

    Supreme Court lawyer Manali Bhandare has said that the Indian society needs to change as a whole in order to ensure the safety of women. ...
  • We all must take a pledge to respect, protect women: Soli Sorabjee December 29, 2012

    Indian jurist Soli Sorabjee said that the time had come to change the laws and the mindsets of the people to protect the dignity of women. ...
  • Police should act quickly in rape cases: Mohali students December 29, 2012

    Silent protests are being held across the nation on Saturday as a mark of respect for the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who died 12 days after being most heinously assaulted and gangraped by six men aboard a moving bus in Delhi. ...
  • Delhi braveheart's death a national tragedy: Somnath Chatterjee December 29, 2012

    India on Saturday mourned the death of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who was brutally gangraped and assaulted with an iron rod by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital on December 16. ...
  • Braveheart death: Urge non-violent protest, says Shabana Azmi December 29, 2012

    India on Saturday mourned the death of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who was brutally gangraped and assaulted with an iron rod by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital on December 16. ...
  • Delhi braveheart death: 'Boycott January 26 celebrations' December 29, 2012

    The 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, who fought for over 12 days for survival after being brutally gangraped and assaulted by six men aboard a moving bus, died on Saturday morning at the Singapore hospital. ...
  • Silent protests across India over Delhi braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Silent protests are being held across the capital on Saturday as a mark of respect for the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who died 12 days after being most heinously assaulted and gangraped by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital. People started gathering at Jantar Mantar...
  • India mourns Delhi braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Saturday mourned the death of the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart who was brutally gangraped and assaulted with an iron rod by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital on December 16. The young paramedical student died at Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital at 2.15 am...
  • Decision to transfer braveheart to Singapore was wise: Doctor December 29, 2012

    Dr Yatin Mehta of Medanta - The Medicity said that considering the nature of the Delhi braveheart's injuries, it was a wise decision to transfer her to Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. ...
  • Delhi braveheart death: Youth plan peaceful protest December 29, 2012

    The Delhi braveheart died at 2.15 am on Saturday following multiple organ failure following serious injuries to her body and brain. ...
  • Security beefed up at Rajpath following braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    Security has been beefed up at Rajpath, following the death of the Delhi braveheart. Rapid Action Force and the ITBP have been deployed as preventive measures. ...
  • Delhi braveheart's death will not be in vain: President December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the death of the Delhi braveheart, who died following multiple organ failure over 12 days after six men brutally gangraped her aboard a moving bus in the national capital. The girl suffered from intestinal damage, brain injury and severe bodily infection. The President,...
  • Braveheart's killers will get harshest punishment: Minister December 29, 2012

    MoS Home RPN Singh on Saturday said that he wanted to assure the family of the Delhi braveheart that her killers would be given the harshest of punishment in the quickest of time. ...
  • 'Delhi braveheart's body will be flown back today' December 29, 2012

    Singapore: TCA Raghavan, the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, has said that the body of the Delhi braveheart, who died after suffering from multiple-organ failure ten days after a brutal sexual and physical assault aboard a moving bus in the Indian capital, would be flown back to the country on...
  • Delhi rape survivor shifted to Singapore on doctors' advice: Shinde December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday rejected criticism of the government's decision to shift the Delhi gangrape survivor to a hospital in Singapore saying that the decision was made after consultation with specialists, including Dr Naresh Trehan of Medanta - The Medicity. "The doctors treating the girl at...
  • Gangrape: 4 Metro stations to remain shut from Sunday December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with the unprecedented protests in the capital over the most vicious physical and sexual assault of a 23-year-old physiotherapist in a moving bus, the Delhi Police has been forced to take preventive measures to contain them. Four Delhi Metro stations near the War Memorial will now remain closed...
  • Delhi gangrape: We can't have street trial, says Khurshid December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Stressing the need for better provisions to ensure speedy trial in cases of rape and terrorism, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said there cannot be street trials of perpetrators as it is against the basic principles of Constitution. Khurshid's remarks came after a wave of protests...