HC refuses plea to lift ban on airing BBC gang-rape documentary

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking lifting of ban on telecasting the controversial BBC documentary on the December 16 gang-rape case convict's interview.

Expedite proposals for inducting more police personnel: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to expeditiously approve the proposal by city police for induction of over 16,000 additional personnel, including a dedicated force for crime investigation.

Nirbhaya documentary row: BJP takes on Tharoor over 'govt embarrassed' remark

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday hit back at Shashi Tharoor over his remark that the government embarrassed India by asking UK to ban the Nirbhaya documentary, saying the Centre took up this issue in a most mature manner and reminded the Congress leader that the restraint order has been put in place by Delhi's magisterial court.

India's decision to ban documentary 'India`s Daughter' has backfired: US group

A prominent writers group in the US has said the Indian government's decision to ban the BBC documentary on the Delhi gang-rape incident has "backfired" as attempts to suppress the film have given rise to a broader debate on issues of women's rights and freedom of expression.

Nurse, who treated Nirbhaya, gang-raped in Punjab

A nurse, who treated 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim 'Nirbhaya' at Safdarjung hospital, was allegedly sexually assaulted by seven men in Punjab's Mansa district, reports said on Wednesday.

Rape remark row: Arun Jaitley flayed by Delhi gang-rape victim`s parents

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley`s recent statement that one incident of rape in Delhi has hit the tourism sector, causing loss of millions of dollars, has severely disappointed Nirbhaya`s father who, on Friday, termed the BJP leader`s remark as `irresponsible`.

Juvenile Justice Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The NDA government on Tuesday tabled the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 in the Lok Sabha.

Delhi gang-rape: HC irked over non-compliance of its orders

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction with the steps taken by authorities here in implementing its orders with respect to payment of compensation to rape victims, setting up of forensic labs and recruitment of additional personnel in the city police.

We are saddened by this: Nirbhaya`s mother on SC`s stay on execution of two convicts

Saddened by the Supreme Court`s decision to put a stay on the execution of two men convicted for their role in the gang-rape and murder of her daughter, Nirbhaya`s mother on Monday said that they were hurt by the decision.

Delhi gang-rape case: SC stays execution of Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of two men convicted for their role in the gang-rape and murder of a physiotherapy student in Delhi in 2012.

I want to forget night of December 16: Juvenile rapist tells officials

As the country remembered the braveheart who was brutally gang-raped on December 16 exactly a year ago, the juvenile who escaped with lighter punishment after being convicted in the case spent the entire day watching reports flashed by the media on the incident.

Candles lit at Munirka bus stand in memory of ‘Nirbhaya’

People lit candles and held solidarity marches in remembrance of the horrific Dec 16 Delhi gang-rape that shook the nation, as the victim`s parents demanded the juvenile convicted in the crime be given the strictest punishment.

For sexual offences, fast-track courts are really not so fast!

Interestingly, regular courts last year decided over 500 such cases compared to fast-track courts, according to statistics from Delhi courts.

December 16 gang-rape: Two convcits claim they were not among six

Two of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gang-rape case on Thursday claimed before the Delhi High Court that they were not among the six persons who had raped the girl in the moving bus.

December 16 gang-rape convicts sought to kill, HC told

Delhi Police on Thursday told the Delhi High Court hearing the confirmation of the death penalty awarded to four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape case that a conspiracy was hatched to commit rape and then kill the victim.

Delhi gang-rape verdict was delivered in just three minutes

Three days after Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna held all four accused in the Delhi gang-rape guilty, on Friday delivered the verdict in mere three minutes.

Delhi gang-rape: Court recommends compensation for girl`s family

The Delhi court on Friday recommended that the family of the December 16 gang-rape and murder case be adequately compensated.

Parents of Delhi gang-rape convicts blame media for death sentence

In the wake of the verdict in the December 16 gang-rape case, the parents of two convicts on Friday cried foul and alleged the punishment was given under media pressure.

Delhi gang-rape: Judge breaks pen`s nib after giving death

Immediately after signing the order of death sentence to the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case, the judge broke the nib of the pen, in keeping with a tradition.

No leniency for perverse gang-rapists: Court

Sending to the gallows the four men who brutally gang-raped a woman here last December, a Delhi court refused to show any leniency saying they were guilty of "exhibiting extreme mental perversion not worthy of human condonation".