Articles about Asha Devi

Raina breaks silence, opens up on death of his uncle

01 Sep 2020

Sports
Raina breaks silence, opens up on death of his uncle

Days after pulling out of the Indian Premier League, former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina finally broke his silence.

Suresh Raina's relative killed in attack by robbers in Punjab

29 Aug 2020

Sports
Suresh Raina's relative killed in attack by robbers in Punjab

A 58-year-old man believed to be a relative of Indian cricketer Suresh Raina died, while four members of his family sustained injuries in an attack by robbers in Punjab.

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

08 May 2020

Entertainment
Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

With rapists' hanging, long-drawn struggle ends for Nirbhaya's mother

20 Mar 2020

India
With rapists' hanging, long-drawn struggle ends for Nirbhaya's mother

Seven years after they brutally raped a 23-year-old paramedical student in the National Capital, four convicts were hanged to death inside Tihar jail at 5:30 am this morning, bringing an end to a long-drawn struggle for the victim's mother, Asha Devi.

Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar

20 Mar 2020

India
Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar

More than seven years after they committed a crime that brought shame for the entire nation, four men — Akshay, Pawan, Vinay, and Mukesh, were hanged till death inside Delhi's Tihar prison on Friday.

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

05 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 3

17 Feb 2020

India
Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 3

On Monday, a Delhi court issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 "Nirbhaya" gang-rape and murder case.

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict Pawan gets lawyer, matter adjourned again

13 Feb 2020

India
Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Convict Pawan gets lawyer, matter adjourned again

On Thursday, Patiala House Court appointed advocate Ravi Qazi as the lawyer of convict Pawan Gupta, who is facing the death penalty for raping a 23-year-old paramedical student in 2012.

Nirbhaya's mother cries in court again, reminds it's been years

12 Feb 2020

India
Nirbhaya's mother cries in court again, reminds it's been years

Asha Devi, whose daughter was brutally raped and left to die in 2012 in Delhi, broke down inside a Delhi court on Wednesday as the hearing pertaining to convicts' death warrant was adjourned for Thursday.

Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

03 Feb 2020

India
Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

The manner in which four death row convicts of the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case are abusing the legal system is testing the patience of the country, the Centre told Delhi High Court in a rare hearing on Sunday.

Nirbhaya case: Convict Mukesh's plea junked by Supreme Court

29 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya case: Convict Mukesh's plea junked by Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court dismissed a plea of Mukesh Singh, who is facing death for raping a 23-year-old in 2012, in which he challenged President Ram Nath Kovind's decision to not grant him mercy.

On death row, Nirbhaya's rapists approach court again

24 Jan 2020

India
On death row, Nirbhaya's rapists approach court again

In what can be seen as another tactic to delay the death sentence, two convicts in the Nirbhaya rape and murder case have approached the court again.

Nirbhaya's mother supports Kangana Ranaut's statement against Indira Jaising

23 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya's mother supports Kangana Ranaut's statement against Indira Jaising

Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder victim, has supported Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for slamming a senior lawyer, who asked Devi to forgive the convicts.

Nirbhaya's mother slams Indira Jaising for saying 'forgive the rapists'

18 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya's mother slams Indira Jaising for saying 'forgive the rapists'

Senior lawyer Indira Jaising made a case for rapists of Nirbhaya saying the mother of the deceased 23-year-old physiotherapy intern should forgive the convicts.

Dummy execution for Nirbhaya's rapists performed at Tihar jail

13 Jan 2020

India
Dummy execution for Nirbhaya's rapists performed at Tihar jail

For the first time in history, four men will be hanged simultaneously inside New Delhi's Tihar jail on January 22. And on Sunday, prison authorities performed a dummy execution to test noose's strength.

Meet Pawan Jallad, the man who will execute Nirbhaya convicts

12 Jan 2020

India
Meet Pawan Jallad, the man who will execute Nirbhaya convicts

Anyone who commits heinous crimes like the Nirbhaya case deserves to be hanged, says Pawan Jallad, an executioner from Meerut.

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

07 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.

Nirbhaya's parents' plea seeking death warrant of convicts adjourned

13 Dec 2019

India
Nirbhaya's parents' plea seeking death warrant of convicts adjourned

A petition filed by Nirbhaya's parents, seeking the issuance of the death warrant of four convicts who raped their daughter in 2012, was adjourned by a Delhi court on Friday.

Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

16 Dec 2017

India
Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

Today marks five years of the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya, an incident that triggered country-wide protests forcing the government to formulate new laws on crimes against women.

The story of the mysterious 'hair thieves' of North India

03 Aug 2017

India
The story of the mysterious 'hair thieves' of North India

It all began sometime around mid-June, when women in parts of Rajasthan started reporting incidents of their hair being chopped off.