Rape convicts

DCW chief Swati Maliwal falls unconscious on 13th day of hunger strike, rushed to hospital

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, who is on a hunger strike since December 3 demanding death penalty for convicts in rape cases within six months, was shifted to Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital on Sunday morning after her health deteriorated.

Dec 15, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh govt gives nod to amendment bill for death penalty for child rapists

Madhya Pradesh is considered to be one of the most unsafe places for women.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

4 get life sentence for raping female defence official

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court Judge S S Gosavi yesterday held the four -- Deepak Jawale, Abhay Purey, Vijay Bade and Sunil Ekhande -- guilty of rape and slapped a fine of Rs five lakh on each one of them.

Aug 24, 2016, 04:15 AM IST

DNA: Amidst repeated cross examinations and court proceedings, will Uber rape victim get justice?

The Supreme Court stayed the March 4 Delhi High Court order permitting the repeat cross-examination of the Delhi Uber rape case victim and other witnesses by accused Shiv Kumar Yadav.But how long w

Mar 11, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Dhaula Kuan gangrape: Court rejects plea of poor background

The plea of "poor family background" of the convicts did not cut ice with a Delhi court which awarded life imprisonment to all five of them in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case.

Oct 20, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Constitution Amendment Bill on clemency tabled

A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

Mar 08, 2013, 19:36 PM IST

No consensus on death penalty for rape

Central and state governments on Friday failed to evolve a consensus on death penalty for rape convicts.

Jan 04, 2013, 19:27 PM IST