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The committee also recommended that charge sheets in cases of gender-based violence, should be filed within 30 days.(AP/ Image for representation)

Cabinet secretary-led panel to oversee lapses in Nirbhaya Fund use: Rajya Sabha committee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2020 01:37 PM IST
The Nirbhaya Fund was a corpus formed in the aftermath of the December 16 gangrape in Delhi in 2012.
The four convicts were hanged on Friday morning.
The four convicts were hanged on Friday morning.

Delhi gang-rape hanging: Sushmita Sen, Taapsee Pannu, Preity Zinta hail execution, call for swifter process

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 11:35 AM IST
Actors Sushmita Sen, Taapsee Pannu, Preity Zinta, Riteish Deshmukh and Rishi Kapoor have welcomed the execution of the convicted rapists.
Aurangabad police said Thakur worked as a cleaner of the bus and he was arrested on December 21, 2012, from his village.(HT Photo)
Aurangabad police said Thakur worked as a cleaner of the bus and he was arrested on December 21, 2012, from his village.(HT Photo)

Delhi gang-rape convict’s wife files for divorce over stigma

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 05:38 PM IST
Three other convicts of the case have now approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a stay on their hanging.
Psycho stars Udhayanidhi Stalin, Aditi Rao Hydari and Nithya Menen.
Psycho stars Udhayanidhi Stalin, Aditi Rao Hydari and Nithya Menen.

Psycho movie review: Mysskin’s film succeeds in humanizing a serial killer

Hindustan Times | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Psycho movie review: Mysskin-directed Psycho is arguably one of the most violent films to come out of Tamil cinema. However, it also succeeds in humanising a serial killer with an emotional core.
The four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case. The curative petitions have been filed by Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh
The four convicts in the Delhi gangrape case. The curative petitions have been filed by Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh

‘They will be hanged’, says Delhi gangrape victim’s mother as Supreme Court hears convicts’ curative petition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 10:05 AM IST
In his curative petition Vinay Sharma said that the collective conscience of society to send a person to gallows was erroneous.
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.
In 2016, Supreme Court began hearing the pleas of the four men sentenced to death for raping a paramedic in a bus in Delhi on December 16.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
In 2016, Supreme Court began hearing the pleas of the four men sentenced to death for raping a paramedic in a bus in Delhi on December 16.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

December 16 gang rape case: Evidence SC relied upon to uphold death penalty

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 10:28 PM IST
The woman died of her injuries in a Singapore hospital on December 29, 2012.
After the December hearing, jail authorities had issued a notice to the convicts on December 18 - Akshay, Vinay, Pawan and Mukesh - who are on the death row for gang-rape.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
After the December hearing, jail authorities had issued a notice to the convicts on December 18 - Akshay, Vinay, Pawan and Mukesh - who are on the death row for gang-rape.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

Black Warrant issued: Four men who raped Delhi girl in 2012 to be hanged on 22 January, orders Delhi court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Judge Satish Kumar Arora issued the warrant at the request of the police and the victim’s mother who had celebrated the top court’s 2017 verdict rejecting an appeal against the death sentence as “justice at last”.
A view of the Supreme Court during(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court during(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

In 2012 Delhi gang rape case, CJI opts out of hearing review plea of convict

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2019 03:53 PM IST
A special bench, comprising CJI and Justices R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan, made it clear that review pleas have to be heard by another appropriate bench.
A view of Supreme Court building in New Delhi, India.(Sonu Mehta/HT file photo)
A view of Supreme Court building in New Delhi, India.(Sonu Mehta/HT file photo)

Supreme Court to hear Delhi gang-rape convict’s review plea on December 17

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 06:08 PM IST
The convict, in his review petition, pleaded and requested the Supreme Court to consider his prayer and review its earlier judgement of May 5, 2017, in which the top court sentenced him to the gallows.
Tihar jail authorities have sought the services of two hangmen from Uttar Pradesh but did not mention of the convicts to be hanged.(Representative photo)
Tihar jail authorities have sought the services of two hangmen from Uttar Pradesh but did not mention of the convicts to be hanged.(Representative photo)

Tihar jail administration seeks services of two hangmen from Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rohit K Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 12:03 PM IST
There have been speculation that the four men convicted of raping Nirbhhaya in 2012 are going to be executed soon.
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Ensure rapists are hanged within 6 months of conviction: DCW chief Swati Maliwal writes to PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Swati Maliwal wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, listing out her demands on action to be taken in cases of crimes against women.
(Photo: Raj k Raj/ Hindustan Times)
(Photo: Raj k Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Nirbhaya gangrape case: Delhi court transfers case to another judge

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:43 PM IST
District Judge Yashwant Kumar sent the case to Additional Sessions Judge Satish Arora, on an application by victim’s parents in this regard, who will hear the matter on November 28.
The CBI’s Lucknow special crime branch on Saturday produced Rahul before a Ranchi court which forwarded him in judicial custody till July 6.(HT Photo)
The CBI’s Lucknow special crime branch on Saturday produced Rahul before a Ranchi court which forwarded him in judicial custody till July 6.(HT Photo)

CBI arrests serial offender in Ranchi’s own Nirbhaya case

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 12:10 AM IST
The Ranchi’s Nirbhaya was raped and murdered at her house. The perpetrators had burnt her after committing the crime.
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)

Review: The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha

Hindustan Times | By Vrinda Nabar
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:19 AM IST
In Raj Kamal Jha’s new novel, a boy in search of his mother sets out on a journey where the borderline between the real and the imagined is tenuous and flimsy
Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nangare Patil gifted helmets to this newlywed couple.
Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nangare Patil gifted helmets to this newlywed couple.

Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nangare Patil: Man with a purpose

Hindustan Times | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Commissioner of Police, Nashik Vishwas Nangare Patil, who is working on his second book, is actively working on initiatives such as helmet awareness, women safety and guiding the youth.
The incident had occurred on June 9 when the victim was alone at her rented accommodation in Bawal township of the district. Image for representation.(AP file photo)
The incident had occurred on June 9 when the victim was alone at her rented accommodation in Bawal township of the district. Image for representation.(AP file photo)

Teenager gets death penalty for raping, killing eight-year-old in Haryana

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 11:17 AM IST
Completing the trial in around six months, the court of additional sessions judge Naresh Kumar termed this daylight incident a rarest of rare and said it was no lesser than the 2012 Nirbhaya case and thus deserved similar punishment.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Sonu Mehta/HTFILE PHOTO)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Sonu Mehta/HTFILE PHOTO)

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal remembers Nirbhaya, pledges strong struggle for women safety

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 11:57 AM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remembered Nirbhaya, who was gang-raped on December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi and later died in hospital.
Three-year-old Nirbhaya with her two cubs.(Screengrab)
Three-year-old Nirbhaya with her two cubs.(Screengrab)

Morning after losing oldest tigress, Delhi zoo wakes up to 2 new cubs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 02:01 AM IST
After a gestation period of more than 90 days, three-year-old Nirbhaya — a white tigress — gave birth to two cubs in Delhi zoo
The Muzaffarpur and Deoria cases are unravelling and with every layer that is coming off, the ensuing stink has made the nation recoil in horror.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Muzaffarpur and Deoria cases are unravelling and with every layer that is coming off, the ensuing stink has made the nation recoil in horror.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Why being poor is a sin in India

By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2018 12:31 PM IST
More than 70 years after Independence, economic progress is just a mirage for India’s underprivileged
Protesters take out a rally against the rising number of rapes across the country.(AP File)
Protesters take out a rally against the rising number of rapes across the country.(AP File)

Doctors shocked at Mandsaur gang rape victim’s injuries, say she is ‘too traumatised to talk’

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Mandsaur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 08:14 AM IST
Doctors said the eight-year-old was brutalised by the accused in a manner that reflected the gang-rape of a nursing student in Delhi nearly six years ago.
A White Bengal Tiger and Tigress have been kept together for a breeding programme in the Delhi Zoo.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A White Bengal Tiger and Tigress have been kept together for a breeding programme in the Delhi Zoo.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

After 30-year-gap, zoo officials start breeding of tiger with white tigress

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 02:58 PM IST
The Bengal tiger and white tigress shall be kept together for 3-4 days for mating to take place.
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Nothing will materialise if Nirbhaya fund not properly used, observes SC

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 09:16 PM IST
The apex court had sought details of the funds allocated to the states by the Centre under the scheme.
The Union government has postponed the mandatory installation of vehicle tracking system (VTS) and panic buttons in vehicles till April 2019.(HT File)
The Union government has postponed the mandatory installation of vehicle tracking system (VTS) and panic buttons in vehicles till April 2019.(HT File)

No panic buttons in public transports till 2019

Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2018 12:08 AM IST
According to regional transport officials, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) on Friday issued a notification deferring the implementation of the system till April 2019.
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