On the second death anniversary of the horrific December 16 'Nirbhaya' gang-rape, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that several changes have been made in law to prevent crime against women since the incident but there is a need for society to change for it to be effective as well.
Pooja and Aarti, the Rohtak sisters who had shot to limelight after a video of them taking on their alleged molesters in a roadways bus surfaced last month, will now undergo polygraph or lie-detector test.
"They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?" says the father of December 16 gang-rape victim as he fights back tears while remembering his daughter whose brutal rape and murder two years ago shook the nation's conscience.
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`.
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.
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.
Two out of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on their execution and reversal of the Delhi High Court verdict upholding their conviction and the punishment.
Two of the four death row convicts in December 16 gangrape case on Thursday complained to Delhi High Court that members of international media were filming and interviewing them against their wish at Tihar jail.