The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to restrain two lawyers' bodies from taking any action against an advocate for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women in a BBC documentary on the December 16 gangrape case.
The Supreme Court, Monday, adjourned hearing on a petition filed by an association of women lawyers seeking action against two advocates for making derogatory remarks on women in a BBC documentary on the December 16 gang-rape case.
Refuting charges that 'India's Daughter' film on Delhi gang-rape case was made for commercial gain, its producer Leslee Udwin has said the banned documentary is "a real reflection" of what society thinks.
There is outrage and anger after excerpts of an interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict came into public domain. The interview was taken for a BBC documentary and was to be telecast later this week.
There is outrage and anger after excerpts of an interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict came into public domain. The interview was taken for a BBC documentary and was to be telecast later this week. However, the government has advised media not to telecast the same and the Delhi Police have also secured a restraining order from a court against telecast of the interview.
In a major development, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea moved by the parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim seeking its order for trying the juvenile convict in the case in a criminal court.
Expressing anguish over failure of the defence counsel to appear in the December 16 gang-rape case, Delhi High Court on Friday said "they are running away from court" and warned it would appoint amicus curiae in their place if they do not appear on Monday for arguments.
Expressing disappointment over the conviction of four accused in December 16 Delhi gang-rape case, their defence counsel on Tuesday said that he would challenge the fast track court verdict in a higher court.