Articles about Nirbhaya Case

UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

06 Jan 2021

India
UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

In a horrific incident that revives memories of the Nirbhaya incident, a middle-aged woman was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

19 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).

Nirbhaya convicts will not be hanged tomorrow; execution postponed

02 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya convicts will not be hanged tomorrow; execution postponed

A Delhi court on Monday postponed the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case until further orders.

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

02 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the curative petition of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

29 Feb 2020

India
2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

Two convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case have approached a Delhi court, seeking a stay on their execution on March 3.

Regarding last meeting with families, Tihar writes to Nirbhaya's rapists

22 Feb 2020

India
Regarding last meeting with families, Tihar writes to Nirbhaya's rapists

Tihar jail has written to four men, who are on death row for brutally raping a 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi, regarding their final meeting with their respective families.

On death row, Nirbhaya's rapist tries hurting himself inside Tihar

20 Feb 2020

India
On death row, Nirbhaya's rapist tries hurting himself inside Tihar

Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts facing death in connection to the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, attempted to hurt himself inside Tihar jail, said reports.

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'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.

#LastChance: Nirbhaya convicts asked to exhaust legal remedies within 7-days

05 Feb 2020

India
#LastChance: Nirbhaya convicts asked to exhaust legal remedies within 7-days

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed all four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case to exhaust all legal remedies available to them within a week's time.

Nirbhaya case: Convict Akshay's curative plea dismissed by SC

30 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya case: Convict Akshay's curative plea dismissed by SC

On Thursday, the Supreme Court dismissed the curative petition of Akshay Singh, one of the four convicts on a death row in connection to the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

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.

SC rejects Nirbhaya's rapist's claim of being minor in 2012

20 Jan 2020

India
SC rejects Nirbhaya's rapist's claim of being minor in 2012

Pawan Gupta, one of the four convicts of the horrendous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case pleaded in Supreme Court that he was a minor when the crime happened in 2012, but his plea was rejected today.

Nirbhaya convict's lawyer gets Bar Council notice over 'forged' documents

19 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya convict's lawyer gets Bar Council notice over 'forged' documents

The Bar Council of Delhi on Saturday issued a notice to the lawyer appearing for a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

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.

Nirbhaya convicts will now be hanged on February 1

17 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya convicts will now be hanged on February 1

In a fresh turn of events, the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will now be hanged on February 1.

Mercy plea of Nirbhaya's rapist rejected by President Kovind

17 Jan 2020

India
Mercy plea of Nirbhaya's rapist rejected by President Kovind

On Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition filed by one of the four convicts who raped Nirbhaya in 2012.

Hanging of Nirbhaya's rapists stalled, but death warrant not canceled

15 Jan 2020

India
Hanging of Nirbhaya's rapists stalled, but death warrant not canceled

The four men, who raped and brutally assaulted a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in New Delhi in 2012, won't be hanged on January 22, Delhi government informed the High Court on Wednesday.

Nirbhaya convicts broke prison rules 23 times: Reports

15 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya convicts broke prison rules 23 times: Reports

Scheduled to be hanged in a week, the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case broke prison rules 23 times during their stay at Delhi's Tihar Jail, reports said.

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.

DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

03 Dec 2019

India
DCW chief writes to Modi demanding death penalty for rapists

On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

File mercy plea or face death: Tihar to Nirbhaya convicts

01 Nov 2019

India
File mercy plea or face death: Tihar to Nirbhaya convicts

Seven years after a 23-year-old was subject to inhumane assault in a moving bus in Delhi, the convicts have been told that they can either file a mercy plea before President or wait for their death sentence.

IPS officer, who cracked Nirbhaya gang-rape case, gets leadership award

11 May 2019

India
IPS officer, who cracked Nirbhaya gang-rape case, gets leadership award

On 17 December 2012, India woke up to a horrific crime, one which hung humanity's head in shame. A 23-year-old physiotherapy student was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi.

MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

21 Apr 2019

India
MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases

Over 3,100 special kits for collecting blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigations into sexual assault cases have been distributed among States and Union Territories by the Home Affairs Ministry.

Meet the IPS-officer, who solved #NirbhayaCase; real-life inspiration for #NetflixDelhiCrime

29 Mar 2019

India
Meet the IPS-officer, who solved #NirbhayaCase; real-life inspiration for #NetflixDelhiCrime

Netflix recently released Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta's Delhi Crime, a seven-episode web-series on the 2012 Delhi gangrape or Nirbhaya case from Delhi Police's perspective.

#NirbhayaCase: Make country better place for women, says CM Mamata

16 Dec 2018

India
#NirbhayaCase: Make country better place for women, says CM Mamata

On the sixth anniversary of the Nirbhaya gang rape, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to make the country a better place for women.

West Bengal: Police files charge-sheet against three in gang-rape case

26 Oct 2018

India
West Bengal: Police files charge-sheet against three in gang-rape case

The West Bengal Police has filed a charge-sheet against three persons in connection with the gangrape of a woman in Jalpaiguri district on October 20.

WB: Woman allegedly raped by relative, rod inserted in private-parts

22 Oct 2018

India
WB: Woman allegedly raped by relative, rod inserted in private-parts

In what makes for a brutal incident, a tribal woman was allegedly raped by her relative in West Bengal, and a rod was inserted in her private parts.

Nirbhaya's mother approaches DCW over delay in execution of convicts

11 Sep 2018

India
Nirbhaya's mother approaches DCW over delay in execution of convicts

The mother of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in 2012, today said she approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to look into the delay in execution of the convicts.

Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

08 Aug 2018

India
Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

Women and Child Development Ministry has ordered a social audit of over 9,000 child care institutions across India in two months, an official said today.

Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC rejects convicts' plea

09 Jul 2018

India
Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC rejects convicts' plea

The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the death penalty of three convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case, who had filed review petitions.

Utilizing Nirbhaya-Fund, Mumbai-Police to get drones, AI for women's safety

25 May 2018

Mumbai
Utilizing Nirbhaya-Fund, Mumbai-Police to get drones, AI for women's safety

Becoming the first of the eight 'safe cities' earmarked by Centre for utilizing Nirbhaya Fund, Mumbai Police have made an elaborate plan to ensure women's safety.

Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

14 Apr 2018

India
Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?

On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.

Dear Modiji, don't you forget, 'Janta Maaf Nahi Karegi'

13 Apr 2018

India
Dear Modiji, don't you forget, 'Janta Maaf Nahi Karegi'

Does 'Humari betiyon ko suraksha naa de paane wale logon, janta maaf nai karegi' ring a bell?

Former top cop insults Nirbhaya, her mother, and all women

16 Mar 2018

India
Former top cop insults Nirbhaya, her mother, and all women

A former Karnataka top cop created controversy with his misogynistic and patronizing statements.

Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital

03 Mar 2018

India
Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital

Just two months after an eight-month-old baby girl was raped in Delhi, there's been another horrific incident in India.

Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

02 Mar 2018

India
Rs. 2,919cr Nirbhaya Fund approved to create 8 'safe cities'

The Central government on Thursday approved Rs. 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund to create eight "safe cities" that will have patrolled public spaces and quicker response systems to curb crimes against women.

You value a rape at Rs. 6,000?: SC rebukes MP

16 Feb 2018

India
You value a rape at Rs. 6,000?: SC rebukes MP

The SC was shocked to find out that Madhya Pradesh (MP), which got the highest amount among states from the Nirbhaya Fund, spent around just Rs. 6,000 on an average per rape victim.