Having got a tutor in Tihar Jail to help him to prepare for an IAF clerical examination, Delhi gangrape accused Vinay Sharma on Monday, moved an application before special judge Yogesh Khanna, demanding healthy food and reading material. Sumit Saxena reports.
Vinay Sharma, one of the accused in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case, could not hide his joy on Thursday when the judge told him that he would get a tutor as well as reading materials to help him prepare for the Indian Air Force clerical recruitment test.
Tutors and books in jail as well as Hindi translations of all testimonies: These are some of the demands made by the accused in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case.
The alleged suicide by Ram Singh has so unnerved the other four accused in the Delhi gangrape case that they want to get out of Tihar as fast as possible — and preferably on bail.
A city court on Monday asked the Tihar jail authorities to file a report into the cause of the death of Ram Singh — prime accused in the murder and gang rape of a 23-year-old woman — who was found hanging in his prison cell, Sumit Saxena reports.
A local court junked the closure report by the police into the death of a 35-year-old woman, who was found hanging at her house in February 2011, ordering the latter to re-investigate the case. Sumit Saxena reports.
A Delhi court on Saturday slammed the city police for imposing curbs on citizens’ right to protest and questioned its decision to detain activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal and his associates, who were protesting peacefully against the coal scam outside the Prime Minster’s residence last year. Sumit Saxena reports.
Lack of essential services, faulty ventilators and unhygienic conditions led to the death of more than 8,200 children at the Safdarjung Hospital in the past five years, an RTI reply from the hospital has revealed. Sumit Saxena reports.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Union health secretary on a complaint that illegal drug trials were being conducted on children. Sumit Saxena reports.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday directed the Madhya Pradesh government to pay Rs 10,000 each as compensation to seven children, who became ill after being diagnosed from Fluorosis, which was caused due to high content of fluoride in the potable water.
A Delhi court on Wednesday sentenced serial killer Chandrakant Jha to death in a 2006 murder case, a day after he was given the gallows for another murder.
"He be hanged by the neck till he is dead," said additional sessions judge Kamini Lau, sentencing serial killer Chandrakant Jha to death on Tuesday. Sumit Saxena reports.
Contrary to public outcry for reducing the age of juveniles from 18 to 16 years, several prominent child rights activists on Monday opposed any such move, saying there was nothing wrong with the present Juvenile Justice Act, which aims at reforming juvenile offenders.
A city court has framed charges against a station house officer of a police station for the illegal possession of a country-made pistol, Sumit Saxena reports.
A few days ago, Delhi Police had advertised a new policing reform. It had declared that a person who helps an accident victim will no longer be harassed. Sumit Saxena reports.
Persistent molestation, ridicule and threat to my life did nothing to melt my steely resolve. Then, on February 15, 2006, I was made to pay for my courage when my stalker — a tenant at our Mansarovar Park home in east Delhi — threw acid on my face. Sumit Saxena
A city court's order restraining the media from reporting the recent gang rape case proceedings continued on Wednesday with the Delhi High Court refusing to grant an urgent hearing against it. Harish V Nair and Sumit Saxena reports.
A day after Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir asked high court chief justices to fast-track cases of offences against women, legal experts suggested that women judges must be appointed in such courts as far as possible for better dispensation of justice. Harish V Nair and Sumit Saxena report.
Chaos broke out in the courtroom of the magistrate hearing the gangrape and murder case of the 23-year-old woman, as lawyers protested the offer by one of their colleagues to defend the accused, Sumit Saxena
The judge observed that the prosecutor had “marginalised” the nature of the crime against a woman and referred to it as a false case, Sumit Saxena reports.