Nirbhaya Case: News

05 Feb 2020

Delhi High Court

#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

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

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.

23 Jan 2020

Sonia Gandhi

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.

20 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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

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.

18 Jan 2020


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

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

17 Jan 2020

Mukesh Singh

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.

15 Jan 2020

Delhi High Court

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

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.

12 Jan 2020


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.

07 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

03 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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

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.

11 May 2019


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

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.

16 Dec 2018

West Bengal

#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.

26 Oct 2018

West Bengal

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.

22 Oct 2018

West Bengal

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

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.

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.

25 May 2018


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.

14 Apr 2018

Sexual Assault

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.

13 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

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?

16 Mar 2018


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

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

16 Feb 2018

Madhya Pradesh

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.

02 Feb 2018


Budget'18: Delhi Police gets allocation of over Rs. 7,000 crore

In the Union Budget 2018-19 announced on Thursday, the Delhi Police has been allocated Rs. 7,426 crore for the next fiscal year, that shows an increase of Rs. 1,048 crore over the current year.

14 Jan 2018


Haryana: Minor girl found dead with mangled private-parts, ruptured liver

In yet another spine-chilling Nirbhaya-like incident in Haryana, a minor girl was brutally murdered; her body with completely mutilated private parts and ruptured liver was found near a canal in Jind district's Budhakhera village.

18 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Another Nirbhaya-like incident: 16-year-old gang-raped in Delhi park; friend assaulted

In a horrifying incident, a 16-year-old girl has been brutally gang-raped by three men in a park in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh.

17 Dec 2017


Politicians turn Nirbhaya's commemoration event into blame-game

The pain of losing one's daughter to brutal gang-rape has to be severe enough by itself. But when others turn it into an opportunity to play politics, it's bound to be intensified.

16 Dec 2017


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.

14 Dec 2017


How did lives of the neighbors of Nirbhaya's rapists change?

The December 16 Delhi gangrape, that shook the world, has made life difficult for residents of Ravidas Camp, the RK Puram slum which was home to the rapists.

14 Nov 2017


Not much has changed in the five years since Nirbhaya

A rape incident needs to stand out to get noticed in India.

Our son's a pilot, thanks to Rahul Gandhi: Nirbhaya's mother

When 23-year-old Nirbhaya was brutally raped on a December'12 night, her brother Aman (name changed) went into shock.

15 Aug 2017


Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations

Railway stations in the Delhi Division have seen some horrific crimes in recent times. In June at Ballabgarh, Junaid Khan was lynched on a train.

21 Jun 2017


Delhi: Panic buttons, cameras to be installed in DTC buses

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal approved the transport department's proposal of installing CCTV cameras and panic buttons on 6,350 DTC and cluster buses.

09 May 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi- Taxi driver returns lost bag worth Rs. 8 lakh

22-year-old cabbie, Debendra Kapri, last week handed in a backpack forgotten by a passenger to the Delhi police station.

20 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Delhiites gear up for hotter days

Delhi witnessed the hottest February 19 in five years with maximum temperature soaring to 30.8 degrees Celsius, six degrees above the normal 24.8.