Nirbhaya Case

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

19 Mar 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

File mercy plea or face death: Tihar to Nirbhaya convicts

01 Nov 2019

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

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

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

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.