Weinstein's lawyers to use intimate emails from accusers in his rape trial
Attorney Damon Cheronis said that some of Weinstein's accusers had "bragged about being in a sexual relationship with him."
All convicts must be executed on Feb 01- Nirbhaya’s mother on fresh ‘juvenile’ petition
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Reacting to the special leav...
Tactic to delay hanging rejected: Nirbhaya’s mother after convict’s petition dismissed
Supreme Court on January 20 dismissed the Special Leav...
2 convicted for raping 5-year-old girl in Delhi in 2013
Manoj Shah and Pradeep Kumar had raped the girl at Gandhi Nagar area. They had fled after committing the crime and leaving the girl at Shah's room after believing her to be dead. The child was rescued 40 hours later on April 17, 2013. They were arrested by Delhi police separately from Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga in Bihar respectively in 2013.
The curious case of capital punishment in India
The share of death sentences for sexual crimes is on the rise, driven by several state-level sentencing decisions.
SC dismisses convict's plea for review of death penalty in Nirbhaya case
With this verdict on the plea by Akshay Kumar Singh, the review petitions of all the four death row convicts in the case stand dismissed by the top court. The convicts are yet to file curative petition in the apex court that is the last legal recourse available to a person and it is generally considered in-chamber.
Delhi court convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others in Muzaffarpur shelter home case
Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha convicted Thakur for aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act and gang rape. The court acquitted one of the accused in the case. The shelter home was run by Thakur, former MLA of Bihar People's Party (BPP). The accused included 12 men and eight women.
Nirbhaya’s mother slams Indira Jaising for ‘advising’ her to forgive the rape convicts
Senior advocate Indira Jaising urged the mother of Nirbhaya to pardon the men on death row who were convicted for the 2012 gang rape of her ...
Lawyers in Weinstein rape case question 100 potential jurors
The potential jurors, who have passed an initial round of pre-screening, include supermodel Gigi Hadid.
Nirbhaya convicts shifted to jail no 3 where hanging is set to take place: Tihar officials
The four death row convicts -- Vinay Sharma, Akshay Kumar Singh, Mukesh Kumar Singh and Pawan Gupta -- were scheduled to be hanged on January 22. However, the Delhi government told the High Court on Wednesday their execution has to be postponed in view of the pendency of a mercy petition by one of them.
Conviction of rapists must be within 6 months, CM Kejriwal tweets
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said there should be a system in place to ensure that conviction of rapists "took place wit...
Nibhaya case: Death-row convict claims he was juvenile, SC to hear plea
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on January 20 a Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by one of the death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya r...
Who is Indira Jaising to suggest that I forgive my daughter's rapists: Asha Devi
Earlier yesterday, Indira Jaising, through a tweet, had urged Asha Devi to forgive the perpetrators and had used the example of Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, who had forgiven Nalini, one of the convicts who was given the death penalty by the courts.
BJP attacks AAP for delay in hanging of Nirbhaya's convicts, Kejriwal says don't do politics over this
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on January 17 reacted on the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case. He said, "Everyone wants that the convicts sh...
Convict Mukesh moves court for postponing execution date in Nirbhaya gang rape-murder case
Mukesh's counsel moved the trial court immediately after the Delhi High Court declined to entertain his plea to set aside the January 7 order issuing his death warrant and asked them to approach the lower court.
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