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  • Hathras rape case: Nirbhaya convicts’ lawyer AP Singh to defend the accused Oct 05, 2020 10:55 PM IST

    Hathras rape case: Nirbhaya convicts’ lawyer AP Singh to defend the accused

    AP Singh has been appointed by the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha - an upper caste organisation – to defend the Hathras rape case accused

  • 'Justice has prevailed': PM Modi on Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging Mar 20, 2020 01:02 PM IST

    'Justice has prevailed': PM Modi on Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging

    The four convicts were hanged on March 20 in Tihar Jail seven years after committing the crime after the Supreme Court dismissed their final petitions seeking clemency.

  • Post-Nirbhaya, changes in laws not yielded results due to poor implementation, say experts Mar 20, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    Post-Nirbhaya, changes in laws not yielded results due to poor implementation, say experts

    The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013, provided for rigorous life term and even death sentence for rape convicts besides stringent punishment for offences like acid attacks, stalking and voyeurism.

  • Nirbhaya case: Four rapists hanged till death at Delhi's Tihar jail Mar 20, 2020 05:39 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Four rapists hanged till death at Delhi's Tihar jail

    A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, who came to be known as 'Nirbhaya' (fearless), was gang raped and assaulted in a moving bus in south Delhi on December 16, 2012. She died after a fortnight.

  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Akshay Thakur's wife files divorce plea Mar 18, 2020 11:39 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Convict Akshay Thakur's wife files divorce plea

    Punita Devi's plea says that she wants to be legally divorced before Akshay Thakur gets hanged, as she does not want to live the life of a widow.

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Pawan Gupta moves Delhi court seeking FIR against 2 cops, alleges torture Mar 11, 2020 06:02 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Pawan Gupta moves Delhi court seeking FIR against 2 cops, alleges torture

    The convict has alleged that the policemen thrashed him while in custody, leaving him with a severe head injury

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict files fresh plea in Supreme Court Mar 06, 2020 03:43 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict files fresh plea in Supreme Court

    As of March 5, the four convicts – Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh – had exhausted all legal remedies

  • Nirbhaya case: Delhi court issues fresh death warrant for four convicts; hanging on March 20 Mar 05, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Delhi court issues fresh death warrant for four convicts; hanging on March 20

    As of now, the four convicts – Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh – have exhausted all legal remedies.

  • Nirbhaya case: Shiv Sena blames 'loopholes' in judicial system for delay in execution Mar 05, 2020 11:32 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Shiv Sena blames 'loopholes' in judicial system for delay in execution

    Hope people will not lose faith in the judiciary because of the delay in implementation of punishment of the convicts who are facing the gallows in the Nirbhaya case, an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' has said.

  • Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Pawan Gupta's curative plea against death penalty Mar 02, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses convict Pawan Gupta's curative plea against death penalty

    Pawan Kumar Gupta was the last death row convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case to move the Supreme Court with his curative petition — the final legal remedy available to a person.

  • Nirbhaya case: Convicts move court seeking stay on execution Feb 29, 2020 06:18 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Convicts move court seeking stay on execution

    In his plea moved through his lawyer, Singh claimed that he has filed a fresh mercy petition before the President of India, which is pending.

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Akshay Thakur moves another mercy petition Feb 29, 2020 04:47 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Akshay Thakur moves another mercy petition

    On February 17, a Delhi court had issued a fresh death warrant for the four convicts, setting March 3 as the date for the hanging.

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Pawan Gupta files curative petition in SC Feb 28, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Pawan Gupta files curative petition in SC

    The mercy petitions of three convicts – Mukesh, Vinay and Akshay – have already been dismissed by the President.

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Vinay Sharma attempts to hurt himself in Tihar jail Feb 20, 2020 01:01 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict Vinay Sharma attempts to hurt himself in Tihar jail

    According to a senior officer, there has been a “stark change” in the behaviour of the convicts since the new death warrant was isued. They have been behaving aggressively with the jail wardens and guards, said the officer

  • Nirbhaya Case: Court appoints lawyer for death row convict; to hear plea for fresh warrant on Feb 17 Feb 13, 2020 05:03 PM IST

    Nirbhaya Case: Court appoints lawyer for death row convict; to hear plea for fresh warrant on Feb 17

    Mukesh, Vinay, Akshay and Pawan were sentenced to death in September 2013 by the trial court.

  • SC further extends deadline for Nirbhaya convicts to file response Feb 13, 2020 11:49 AM IST

    SC further extends deadline for Nirbhaya convicts to file response

    The next Supreme Court hearing on the case has been scheduled at 2 pm on Feb 14, after the replies from the death row convicts are in.

  • Nirbhaya case: Delhi court dismisses Tihar's plea seeking fresh date for execution of convicts Feb 07, 2020 03:20 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Delhi court dismisses Tihar's plea seeking fresh date for execution of convicts

    Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana took note of the Delhi High Court's February 5 order permitting the convicts to exercise their legal remedies within one week.

  • Nirbhaya case: SC to hear on February 11 Centre's plea against Delhi HC verdict Feb 07, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: SC to hear on February 11 Centre's plea against Delhi HC verdict

    A bench headed by Justice R Bhanumathi did not heed to the request of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was seeking issuance of notice to the four convicts on the Centre's plea, saying it would further delay the matter.

  • Nirbhaya case: SC to hear on February 7 Centre's appeal challenging Delhi HC verdict on hanging of convicts Feb 06, 2020 11:04 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: SC to hear on February 7 Centre's appeal challenging Delhi HC verdict on hanging of convicts

    Additional Solicitor General K M Natraj, appearing for the Centre, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a bench comprising justices N V Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari.

  • Nirbhaya case: President rejects clemency petition of another convict Akshay Kumar Singh Feb 05, 2020 08:29 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: President rejects clemency petition of another convict Akshay Kumar Singh

    President Kovind has already rejected the clemency petition of two other accused in the case Mukesh Singh and Vinay Kumar Sharma

  • Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC gives convicts one week to exhaust legal remedies against hanging Feb 05, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC gives convicts one week to exhaust legal remedies against hanging

    Justice Kait had on February 2 reserved order on the Centre's plea after holding special hearings over the weekend

  • Nirbhaya case: Convicts claim in High Court that they can't be executed separately Feb 03, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Convicts claim in High Court that they can't be executed separately

    The lawyers appearing for the four convicts told the High Court that some of them cannot be singled out for execution and neither the Centre nor the Delhi government has the power under the rules to do so

  • Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail authorities move Delhi High court against stay on rapists' February 1 hanging Feb 01, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail authorities move Delhi High court against stay on rapists' February 1 hanging

    The Delhi High Court is hearing the plea now.

  • Nirbhaya case: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy petition of death-row convict Vinay Feb 01, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy petition of death-row convict Vinay

    With this, the two of the four convicts have exhausted all legal recourse to escape the gallows.

  • Nirbhaya case: Death row convict files mercy plea before President Feb 01, 2020 12:13 PM IST

    Nirbhaya case: Death row convict files mercy plea before President

    With this, the mercy pleas of two convicts stand rejected, one is pending before the President and the fourth is yet to file one.

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