Nirbhaya convicts

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear plea on issuance of new death warrant on February 17

The Patiala House Court will hear a plea seeking the issuance of a new death warrant against Nirbhaya's convicts on Monday (February 17). In the last hearing, the Tihar Jail authorities had said that Pawan informed that he does not need a lawyer.

Feb 16, 2020, 21:45 PM IST

Amid delay in hanging of Nirbhaya rape convicts, Delhi court to hold special hearing today

On February 1, the court had heard the petition filed by the central government and Tihar Jail authorities challenging the trial court`s order which had stayed the execution of Nirbhaya convicts.

Feb 02, 2020, 11:07 AM IST

Nirbhaya parents to move court after President rejects convict's mercy plea

A Delhi court had on January 31 stayed for an indefinite period, the death warrants issued against the four death row convicts -- Akshay, Pawan, Mukesh and Vinay.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea on victim-centre guidelines

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta contended the convicts on death row eventually make gains from the loopholes in the guidelines, which eventually end up being accused-centric instead of victim-and society-centric.

Jan 31, 2020, 13:36 PM IST

Will Nirbhaya convicts' death sentence be delayed again?

The death penalty of Nirbhaya's convicts can be delayed again, where hearing in SC is scheduled for today. Meanwhile, Delhi Court on Monday (January 27) dismissed the review petition filed by father of one of the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case convicts, Pawan Gupta, challenging magistrate order which dismissed the application questioning the credibility of the sole witness in this case.

Jan 28, 2020, 08:32 AM IST

Women like Indira Jaising give birth to rapists, keep her in jail with Nirbhaya convicts, says Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday (January 21) slammed lawyer Indira Jaising for saying that Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi should forgive her daughter's culprits just like Congress leader Sonia Gandhi forgave the killers of her husband.

Jan 23, 2020, 11:26 AM IST

Tihar jail runs trial on dummies before execution of Nirbhaya case convicts

The convicts are to be hanged at 7 am on Wednesday, January 22. This is the first time in the history of India that four death row convicts will be hanged together.

Jan 12, 2020, 21:29 PM IST

Shooter Vartika Singh wants to hang Nirbhaya killers

International shooter Vartika Singh has written a letter in blood to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, expressing her desire to execute the capital punishment to the four convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case who are facing a death sentence.

Dec 15, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Delhi pollution, Upanishads, Kalyuga: What Nirbhaya gangrape-murder convict Akshay Kumar cites in review plea

Akshay's argument is that in such a situation there is no need for the death penalty. His plea has already been forwarded by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to the President with a recommendation to reject the same.


Dec 10, 2019, 19:04 PM IST

All four convicts in Nirbhaya case shifted to Delhi's Tihar Jail, hanging likely soon

Sources told Zee Media that one of the accused Pawan Kumar Gupta, who was lodged in Mandoli jail, was shifted to Tihar, while the other three convicts in the case - Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay - are already in Tihar.

Dec 10, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

DCW issues notice to Tihar Jail over delay in execution of Nirbhaya rape-murder convicts

Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal had earlier also claimed the long winding legal process allowed the criminals to feel they can get away with such henious crimes. 

Sep 10, 2018, 15:46 PM IST