December 16 gang-rape case: SC rejects plea for criminal trial of juvenile convict

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.

Delhi HC reserves order on December 16 gang-rape case

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its verdict on confirming the death sentence and appeals of four accused in December 16 gang-rape.

Delhi gang-rape case: Defence counsel draw High Court`s ire for absence

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.

Damini, her family got justice: Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday hailed as exemplary the death sentence awarded to four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case, saying the victim and her family have got justice.

Delhi gang-rape: Verdict politically motivated, says defence counsel

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.

December 16 Delhi gang-rape: All set for first verdict

A Delhi local court is due to pronounce on Thursday the first verdict on one of six suspects on trial in connection with the December 16 gang-rape of a paramedical student on a moving bus last year.

Trial against Delhi gang-rape accused for robbery

A robbery case involving five December 16 gangrape accused was on Wednesday transferred to a sessions court in New Delhi for start of trial proceedings.

Delhi gang-rape accused beaten up to prevent sitting for IAF exam

Vinay Sharma, one of the accused in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case was on Thursday evening beaten up by Tihar jail inmates and also allegedly by police officials.

Court to hear plea of Delhi gang-rape case accused

The fast track court holding trial of the Dec 16 gang-rape case, posted for Tuesday, its decision on the bail plea of one of the accused, which was opposed by the investigating agency.

Delhi gang-rape case: Cop`s statement recorded

A Delhi Police Sub Inspector, who had arrested one of the five adult accused in the December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus here, today deposed in a fast-track court.

Delhi gang-rape case: Safdarjung Hospital doctors testify

A doctor from Safdarjung Hospital here, who had initially prepared the medical report of the male friend of the December 16 gang-rape victim, Monday recorded his statement in a fast-track court.

`Suicide will not affect Delhi gang-rape trial`

Lawyers and experts are of the view that trial would proceed in the Dec 16 gang-rape case, largely unaffected by the suicide Monday morning of Ram Singh, prime accused in the case.

‘Mental’ Ram Singh was a volatile man

Key accused in the Delhi gang-rape case, Ram Singh, who committed suicide in his cell in Tihar jail early morning on Monday, was a lost case, according to his close friends.

‘Serious lapse but won’t affect Delhi gang-rape case`

The NCW chairperson Mamata Sharma on Monday demanded a thorough probe by competent authorities to ascertain what pushed Ram Singh, a key accused in Delhi gang-rape case, to commit suicide.

Delhi gang-rape: Chargesheet against juvenile for robbing a man

The Delhi police on Thursday filed their chargesheet against the juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Board for allegedly committing robbery before participating in the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl.

Should juveniles guilty of heinous crimes be let off lightly?

The Juvenile Justice Board`s decision to declare the sixth accused a minor in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape-murder case has triggered a debate on the need to amend the Juvenile Justice Act.

Delhi rape case; 2 lawyers engaged by accused

A peculiar situation arose in the Supreme Court Tuesday when two lawyers claimed to be the representative of one of the six accused in the December 16 gang-rape case who has sought shifting of trial outside Delhi.

Delhi gang-rape: Court to balance rape trial, media`s rights

The Delhi High Court on Friday said that it would examine to "balance" media`s right to access the Delhi 16 gang-rape trial and conducting trials of rape cases.

Gang-rape: Delhi Police says sorry for lapses

The Delhi Police on Thursday tendered an apology to the High Court for failing to prevent the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student and the serious lapses committed by its officials on the night of December 16 when the horrific incident took place.

Death for juveniles: HC notice to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Centre seeking its response on the issue of amending the Juvenile Justice Act to pave way for the judiciary to award death sentences to minors involved in henious crimes.