Bilkis Bano

Timelines
Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

18 Feb 2020

Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

Shaheen Bagh, a small pocket in South Delhi, got a new identity in December when hundreds of women decided to sit on the streets to protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

19 Jul 2019

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.

Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC

23 Apr 2019

Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC

The Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to pay compensation of Rs. 50 lakh to gangrape victim Bilkis Bano along with a government job and accommodation.

Officials manipulating evidence should be relieved: SC on Bilkis Bano

23 Oct 2017

Officials manipulating evidence should be relieved: SC on Bilkis Bano

The SC has questioned the Gujarat government over action taken against officials who tampered with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. It noted such cops and doctors shouldn't be in service.

Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses to stay IPS officer's conviction

30 May 2017

Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses to stay IPS officer's conviction

The Supreme Court refused to stay the conviction of IPS officer R S Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano case, saying there was no urgency in hearing the matter as Bhagora had already served his sentence in the case.

Have faith in the judiciary, will keep fighting: Bilkis Bano

09 May 2017

Have faith in the judiciary, will keep fighting: Bilkis Bano

Fourteen years after her horrifying ordeal, as Bombay HC upheld life imprisonment of her 11 rapists, Bilkis Bano stresses, "I want justice, not revenge."

Bilkis Bano gangrape: Bombay HC upholds convictions

04 May 2017

Bilkis Bano gangrape: Bombay HC upholds convictions

The Bombay High Court upheld the convictions of 11 individuals in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. However, the court rejected the CBI appeal to give the death sentence to three of the accused.