Thursday, 1 December, 2022
Topic2012 Delhi gangrape

Topic: 2012 Delhi gangrape

Hindu-Muslim to basic humanity—Bilkis Bano case shows India will never be free of Nirbhayas

Gujarat govt’s remission of life sentence of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case makes a mockery of everything PM Modi has been saying about protecting women’s safety.

India amended rape laws — forgot about police attitude, delayed action, humiliation in court

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case led to sweeping reforms in India's rape laws. About a decade later, victims' families say the justice system still makes them feel like they are on trial.

What’s chemical castration — the punishment Pakistan plans to introduce for sex crimes

Chemical castration uses chemicals to reduce a man's libido by lowering testosterone — the predominant sex hormone in males.

Netflix series ‘Delhi Crime’ wins International Emmy in ‘Best Drama’ category

The seven-part series stars Shefali Shah, Rasika Duggal and Adil Hussain in prominent roles and is based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case.

Asha Devi had never seen a police station. Then she forced India to change its rape laws

The mother of 23-year-old paramedic, who was gang raped in 2012, is hopeful that other pending rape cases will be expedited and concluded.

Only 36% of Nirbhaya fund used since 2013, panel tells House hours before convicts’ hanging

Nirbhaya fund was launched in the wake of the December 2012 gangrape-murder amid anger over what was seen as systemic indifference to crime against women. 

‘Cruel and inhumane’ — European Union condemns hanging of 16 December gang rape convicts

International Commission of Jurists also denounces the hangings and urges India to introduce changes to legal system that would deter violence.

This is what happened in the last moments as 16 Dec rapists walked towards the gallows

Akshay, Pawan and Mukesh spent the night staring at the ceiling, Vinay drew pictures of god. He gave one to the jail superintendent just before the hanging.

‘Will rapes magically end now?’ — Families of 16 December convicts blame media trial

After the 4 convicts were hanged Friday morning, their bodies were then taken to DDU Hospital for post-mortem. Two bodies reached Ravidas Camp in the afternoon.

MP govt fall a testament to low standards of political morality. Cong, BJP are both to blame

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.