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Former INLD leader Parminder Singh Dhull BJP had joined the BJP in 2019 ahead of the assembly elections.(HT Photo)

Former Julana MLA Parminder Singh Dhull quits BJP over farm laws

Hindustan Times/Rohtak | By HT Correspondent, Rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Says the three laws enacted by the Centre are death warrants for farmers
The bus’ cleaners Mukesh Singh and Akshay Thakur, fruit-seller Pawan Gupta and gym instructor Vinay Sharma were hanged simultaneously inside Tihar Jail number 3.
The bus’ cleaners Mukesh Singh and Akshay Thakur, fruit-seller Pawan Gupta and gym instructor Vinay Sharma were hanged simultaneously inside Tihar Jail number 3.

Delhi gang rape convicts hanged, 2,650 days after committing the crime

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 01:14 PM IST
There were six men who had committed the crime, but Ram Singh, the bus driver, committed suicide and a juvenile accused was released after spending three years in a reform home.
This is the fourth death warrant issued by the Delhi court in 2012 gang-rape case.
This is the fourth death warrant issued by the Delhi court in 2012 gang-rape case.

4 Delhi gang-rape convicts to be hanged on March 20, orders judge in 4th death warrant

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 05:56 PM IST
The order came a day after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition of Pawan Gupta.
Tihar to move court for fresh execution warrant after President rejects Pawan Gupta’s mercy plea.(HT Photo)
Tihar to move court for fresh execution warrant after President rejects Pawan Gupta’s mercy plea.(HT Photo)

Pawan Gupta’s mercy plea rejected, Tihar moves court seeking fresh death warrant

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The move comes after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected convict Pawan Kumar’s mercy petition earlier in the day.
One of the five adults accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail during the trial of the case.
One of the five adults accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail during the trial of the case.

Ahead of hanging, Delhi rape convicts asked about ‘last meeting’ with family

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 11:33 AM IST
A Delhi court had issued fresh warrants on February 17, for the third time, to hang Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta and Akshay Thakur till death on March 3 at 6am.
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the hanging of a man convicted and sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a three-year-old girl in Surat(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the hanging of a man convicted and sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a three-year-old girl in Surat(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC stays death warrant in Gujarat rape-murder case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Anil Surendrasingh Yadav was sentenced to death by a special court in July 2019 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, or POCSO.
The parents of the December 2012 Delhi gang rape case victim outside a court, Feb 17, 2020.(Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)
The parents of the December 2012 Delhi gang rape case victim outside a court, Feb 17, 2020.(Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

‘Hope they will be executed on March 3’: Delhi gang rape case victim’s mother on fresh death warrant for convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 05:10 PM IST
A Delhi court ion Monday ordered that the four men, convicted of rape and murder of the 23-year-old paramedic, be hanged on March 3 at 6 am. This is the third black warrant issued by the court in this case.
A combo picture of the four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case.
A combo picture of the four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case.

Delhi Court issues new death warrant to execute 4 gang rape convicts at 6 am on March 3

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 06:24 PM IST
The parents of the victim moved the Delhi court for issuance of fresh death warrant after the seven-day period given by the Delhi high court expired on February 12.
Delhi gang rape case convicts, clockwise from top left, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh.(PTI)
Delhi gang rape case convicts, clockwise from top left, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh.(PTI)

‘Legal aid can’t be illusionary’: Judge defers death warrant for 4 rape convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 11:07 PM IST
He also said that deciding this application would lead to further legal complications.
Asha Devi, mother of the victim, breaks into tears at Patiala House Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT file photo)
Asha Devi, mother of the victim, breaks into tears at Patiala House Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT file photo)

In tears again, victim’s mother pleads for death warrant for 4 convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Demanding fresh death warrant, Asha Devi said, “I am here from one and half years, I am here and waiting for them to avail their legal remedies. However, even I am victim’s mother, and even I have some rights.”
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case.(HT file photo)
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case.(HT file photo)

‘Sinful to condemn convicts’: Judge rejects death warrant plea against 4 convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 04:05 PM IST
While hearing the arguments the court sought to know from Tihar authorities, how they presumed that no plea will be filed by Pawan Gupta within the one week deadline granted on February 5 by the Delhi High Court.

Hearing tomorrow, says SC on plea for death warrants against 4 rape convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 12:37 PM IST
The central and Delhi government are appealing against the verdict of the Delhi High Court that turned down a request to hang at least two of the four convicts who have exhausted their legal options.
The four death row convicts.(File photo)
The four death row convicts.(File photo)

Tihar Jail to ask court for execution date for 2012 Delhi rape convicts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 03:13 PM IST
The judge who stayed the execution of the four men on Friday, did not issue a fresh warrant for their execution.
Delhi Court explained the legal rationale for staying the execution in its detailed order on Friday(Representative Photo)
Delhi Court explained the legal rationale for staying the execution in its detailed order on Friday(Representative Photo)

In ten-page order, judge explains why staying gang rape convicts’ hanging was necessary

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The mother of the 2012 Delhi gang rape victim expressed her anguish after the execution of the death warrant was stayed by the court and feared that it may be delayed indefinitely. She asked the government to order the carrying out of the hanging.
The four Delhi gang rape convicts on Thursday sought stay on their execution scheduled for February 1, 2020.
The four Delhi gang rape convicts on Thursday sought stay on their execution scheduled for February 1, 2020.

‘Mockery of justice’: Govt opposes 4 rape convicts’ plea to stop their execution

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 02:48 PM IST
As of now, only Mukesh has exhausted all his legal remedies.
Delhi gang rape victim's mother Asha Devi at the Supreme Court on January 28.(PTI Photo)
Delhi gang rape victim's mother Asha Devi at the Supreme Court on January 28.(PTI Photo)
In a request filed on behalf of Vinay Sharma, lawyer AP Singh said he was ready with the mercy petition.(HT Photo)
In a request filed on behalf of Vinay Sharma, lawyer AP Singh said he was ready with the mercy petition.(HT Photo)

Death row convict Vinay wants to send personal diary to Prez with mercy plea

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Mukesh Singh’s petition for mercy was rejected last week by President Kovind within a span of just four days. It was the fastest decision on a mercy petition ever.
The Supreme Court in 2019 pronounced the highest number of decisions (27) in death penalty cases since 2001(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)
The Supreme Court in 2019 pronounced the highest number of decisions (27) in death penalty cases since 2001(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)

Decoding six death warrants of 2019: How courts dealt with execution sentences

Hindustan times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 11:49 AM IST
A death warrant sets a date for the hanging of a death row convict and is one of the final steps in the execution of a convict. It is usually issued after a convict has exhausted all legal remedies.
Vinay Sharma in his petition argued that the court overlooked mitigating factors while sentencing a person to death. He submitted that he was only around 19 years at the time of commission of offence(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Vinay Sharma in his petition argued that the court overlooked mitigating factors while sentencing a person to death. He submitted that he was only around 19 years at the time of commission of offence(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Two convicts in Delhi gang rape case file curative pleas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 05:44 AM IST
A Delhi court had on January 7 issued a death warrant against four convicts in the 2012 case — Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Singh. They are scheduled to be executed on January 22 at 7am in the Tihar jail premises.
The top court in its 2017 verdict had upheld the capital punishment awarded to the convicts by the Delhi High Court and the trial court.(HT PHOTO.)
The top court in its 2017 verdict had upheld the capital punishment awarded to the convicts by the Delhi High Court and the trial court.(HT PHOTO.)

Another Delhi gang rape case convict files curative petition in Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 12:23 AM IST
On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued death warrants against Mukesh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) and said they will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in the capital’s Tihar Jail.
Father of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student who was gang-raped on Dec 16, 2012, at a Delhi court which issued a black warrant to execute the four men convicted in the case, New Delhi, January 7, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Father of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student who was gang-raped on Dec 16, 2012, at a Delhi court which issued a black warrant to execute the four men convicted in the case, New Delhi, January 7, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Death warrant of Delhi gangrape convicts brings to fore some grey areas: Experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2020 10:32 AM IST
As per the usual course of procedure, death warrant is not issued until the convict exhausts all the remedies available to him.
Jitendra Kumar Jha, the lawyer of parents of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student who was gang-raped on a cold December night in 2012, addresses the media after a court issued a black warrant to execute the four men who raped and tortured her, outside Patiala House Court, in New Delhi, on Monday, January 7, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Jitendra Kumar Jha, the lawyer of parents of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student who was gang-raped on a cold December night in 2012, addresses the media after a court issued a black warrant to execute the four men who raped and tortured her, outside Patiala House Court, in New Delhi, on Monday, January 7, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Dramatic scenes in court at final hearing of Delhi gang-rape case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2020 09:42 AM IST
The hearing, which was conducted in two parts, witnessed heated exchanges between the lawyers even as the victim’s parents waited with bated breath for the court to announce its judgement.
Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving member of the 10-man group which attacked several Mumbai landmarks, is seen at an undisclosed location under police custody.(Reuters)
Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving member of the 10-man group which attacked several Mumbai landmarks, is seen at an undisclosed location under police custody.(Reuters)

‘Parcel reached fox’: The secret operation to move 26/11 attacker Ajmal Kasab for hanging

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 02:42 PM IST
The lone terrorist captured alive during the 26/11 attacks was covered in a ‘burqa’ while being taken out of his cell on the night of November 20, 2012 and put in a police vehicle, the officer recalled.
Kasab was in the crime branch’s custody for about 81 days before being shifted to a specially-made, bulletproof, high security cell in Arthur Road Jail after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.(HT File Photo)
Kasab was in the crime branch’s custody for about 81 days before being shifted to a specially-made, bulletproof, high security cell in Arthur Road Jail after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.(HT File Photo)

‘You won, I lost’: 26/11 attacker Kasab’s confession, day before hanging

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Debasish Panigrahi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 04:56 PM IST
Senior police inspector Ramesh Mahale recounts how Kasab never gave straight answers to their questions
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