VINAY SHARMA

  • Delhi gangrape: Convicts' families looked upon as guilty, ostracised October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Families of the convicts in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case are being also looked upon as guilty and ostracised. The convicts were called inhuman killers, savages and hang them all was the chorus as death was the sentence served to them. But condemned along with them were their...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on death penalty for the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. On Monday, two of the four convicts facing death filed their appeals before the court challenging the trial court's conviction and sentence against them. Filing a joint appeal through counsel AP...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC to hear arguments on death penalty September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear the arguments on death penalty in the Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four convicts was awarded death sentence by the fast track court. The defence will seek a repeal of the trial court's death sentence. The High Court on Monday issued...
  • Dec 16 gangrape case: HC to hear trial court reference on Monday September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear the trial court's reference for confirmation of the death penalty awarded to four men in the December 16 gangrapecummurder case. The matter will be heard by a bench headed by Justice Reva Khetrapa. On September 13 while awarding capital punishment to...
  • Parents of 2 Delhi gangrape convicts blame media for death sentence September 14, 2013

    In the wake of the verdict in the December 16 gangrape case, the parents of two convicts on Friday cried foul and alleged the punishment was given under media pressure. "You have got what you wanted. Now never come here again," said Champa, mother of Vinay Sharma before fainting at the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: Debate on Delhi gangrape-muder case sentencing 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-murder case: Promises made by government but not kept September 13, 2013

    Even as a Delhi court sentenced the four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student to death, the proposals made by various governments, civic agencies and the police force to make women feel safe are yet to be implemented. Here are some of...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Chronology of the events September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in the keenly watched trial of the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl in which a Delhi court on Friday awarded death penalty to the four convicts: December 16, 2012: Paramedic student gangraped and brutally assaulted by six persons...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Full text of the verdict 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. Here is the full text...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Court sentences all four convicts to death September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. Immediately after...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder: Braveheart's mother seeks death for 4 convicts September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after conviction, arguments begun on Wednesday for the sentencing of four convicts in the Delhi gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student. The four convicts were produced in the courtroom amid heavy security. The prosecution is seeking the death penalty. The four accused are Akshay Thakur,...
  • 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...
  • December 16 gangrape: Accused questions victim's dying declaration August 29, 2013

    Two of the accused in December 16 gangrape case on Thursday questioned in a court in New Delhi the authenticity of the girl's dying declaration being relied upon by Delhi Police as they claimed that the same was introduced by the probe agency after her death. The counsel for accused Vinay Sharma...
  • Delhi gangrape: A look at where the case stands August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: While the country is shocked yet again at the state of safety of women in the country following the gangrape of a Mumbai photojournalist, we take a look at the status of the investigation in the December 2012 Delhi rape case which had led to protests across the...
  • Court denies lie detector test to Delhi gangrape accused May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast track Delhi court hearing the December 16, 2012, gangrape case on Monday dismissed the pleas of two accused seeking permission to undergo lie detector tests and also to subject the victim's male friend to a similar test. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna dismissed the applications of Vinay...
  • Delhi gangrape: Braveheart's mother to depose on Friday May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The mother of the Delhi braveheart will appear before the fast track court on Friday to depose as a prosecution witness. Meanwhile, the Tihar Jail Superintendent and medical officer also submitted their reports to Additional Session Judge Yogesh Khanna on the health condition of accused Vinay Sharma, who...
  • Delhi gangrape accused being poisoned, lawyer tells court May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: An accused in December 16 gangrape case has been vomiting blood as his "food was being poisoned" over several weeks in Tihar Jail, his lawyer told a fasttrack court on Wednesday, adding that he was critically ill. Additional Sessions Judge directed Tihar Jail authorities to ensure that proper medical...
  • Phone of Delhi braveheart recovered from accused: Witness April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The mobile phone said to have belonged to the Delhi braveheart was recovered from the house of one of the accused in the case, a prosecution witness on Monday told a fast track court here. The witness, a Delhi Police sub inspector who was part of the police...
  • Delhi gangrape: Doctors refute accused's claim that braveheart died in India April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The doctors, who were part of the medical team attending to the Delhi braveheart, told a fasttrack court in New Delhi on Friday that the girl was shifted to a Singapore hospital to provide her with best possible treatment and not because she had died as alleged by...
  • Two Delhi gangrape accused deny being in the bus April 12, 2013

    Two defendants in the Delhi gangrape and murder trial on Thursday claimed that they were not in the bus in which the 23yearold student was repeatedly raped on December 16, 2012. Accused Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta made the plea before a special fasttrack court hearing the trial in the...
  • Gangrape accused seeks IGNOU's exam schedule for BA course April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the accused in the December 16 gangrape case on Tuesday sought a direction to IGNOU from the trial court to provide him a copy of the examination schedule for the first year of BA course. Accused Vinay Sharma, who along with four others had allegedly gangraped...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Accused pleads not to be sent back to Tihar April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the accused in the December 16 gangrape on Saturday again pleaded the special court hearing the case not to send him back to Tihar, alleging that he was assaulted by prison security personnel who have threatened to kill him, a charge denied by the jail authorities....
  • Delhi gangrape accused beaten up by inmates, suffers fracture: Lawyer April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Less than a month since the alleged suicide by Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh, another of the accused Vinay Sharma has claimed that he was beaten up by his inmates at the Tihar jail. Vinay's lawyer claimed that his right arm was fractured. Tihar jail sources say that Vinay...
  • Delhi gangrape accused seeks nutritious food in jail April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the four accused in the December 16 gangrape case sought a direction from a special court in New Delhi that he be provided nutritious food inside Tihar jail as he has to prepare for tests for recruitment of clerks in Indian Air Force. Vinay Sharma, the...
  • Delhi gangrape: Bail plea of accused to be heard today April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The bail plea of one of the accused in the Delhi gangrape case Vinay Sharma is expected to be heard on Monday. The accused has sought his bail to prepare for entrance exams for the Indian Air Force. Special Public Prosecutor Dayan Krishnan, opposing the bail plea, had said...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Court to decide on bail plea of accused on Tuesday March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The fast track court holding trial of the Dec 16 gangrape case, posted for Tuesday, its decision on the bail plea of one of the accused, which was opposed by the investigating agency. Vinay Sharma had moved the bail application saying he was a BA first year student...
  • Delhi gangrape: 2 accused want to become state witnesses January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In a desperate bid to escape punishment, two of the six accused in the Delhi gangrape case on Sunday told a court that they want to become witnesses on behalf of the state while two others pleaded for legal aid. Out of four accused, who were produced before Metropolitan...