Nirbhaya gang-rape convict Vinay Sharma seeks withdrawal of mercy petition, claims he never signed it

According to the letter sent to the President and the MHA on Friday, Sharma's lawyer AP Singh sought the cancellation of the plea and requested a fresh start.

published on : 7th December 2019

Two faces of Tollywood

The question, however, is, is there any alignment between what our actors do onscreen and what they are seeing offscreen.

published on : 7th December 2019

IYC wants Nirbhaya convicts executed

The mother of Nirbhaya appealed to the authorities not to punish the policemen involved in the encounter.

published on : 7th December 2019

Thought of killing accused never struck: Ex-police officer who handled Nirbhaya case

'There was a lot of pressure at that time, but the thought of killing them never came. We followed the law', Neeraj Kumar said.

published on : 6th December 2019

Reject mercy plea of Nirbhaya gang-rape convict, MHA urges President

The Delhi government approached the President two days after Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal rejected the mercy plea.

published on : 6th December 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Nirbhaya's mother expresses satisfaction 

Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said the cops "did a great job" by shooting down the four rape accused.

published on : 6th December 2019

Anger justified, but law must prevail: IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao

Recalling the progress on the Nirbhaya case, he pointed out that the accused were not yet punished.

published on : 6th December 2019

MHA sanctions Rs 100 crore to set up women help desks in police stations

The ministry has sanctioned a sum Rs 100 crore from the Nirbhaya fund for setting up and strengthening of the women help desks in police stations, the statement said.

published on : 5th December 2019

Centre denied AAP govt's proposal to use Nirbhaya fund to install CCTVs in buses: Kejriwal

He also denied a Women and Child Development Ministry statement that said Delhi managed to spend only Rs 19 crore out of 390 crore in Nirbhaya fund.

published on : 5th December 2019

UP Police to develop Lucknow as 'safe city' for women with Nirbhaya Fund

Additional Directorate General Anju Gupta said that Rs 67.75 crore from the Nirbhaya Fund is being spent to check crimes against women in the city.

published on : 5th December 2019

Reject mercy plea of Nirbhaya case convict, Delhi Governor recommends to Home Ministry

The file will be examined by the home ministry and then it will be forwarded to President Ram Nath Kovind for consideration.

published on : 4th December 2019

‘Death penalty without appeal not possible in Indian democracy’: Senior lawyers

Legal system is proper, but needs effective functioning of prosecuting agencies for a speedy trial to punish real culprits, say senior lawyers.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Hand over rapists to people, justice will be done: Nirbhaya's grandfather

In an apparent reaction to the recent rape and murder of a Hyderabad woman on her way home from work, he suggested that such cases will come down if those arrested are shot dead in the street.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Rising sexual assaults against women: NHRC expresses concern, issues notice to Centre, states

The Commission has also issued notices to the DGPs of all states and UTs calling for their response within six weeks about the SOPs and the best practices adopted by them on the above matter.

published on : 2nd December 2019

After AAP govt, now Delhi L-G also recommends rejection of mercy plea of Nirbhaya case convict 

The development comes a day after the Delhi government recommended rejection of the mercy petition of Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing the gallows.

published on : 2nd December 2019
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