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Hangman's noose

4 convicts to be hanged tomorrow but India doesn’t know how many sent to gallows until now

No accurate records are available and very little data is available in public domain on the number of convicts who have been hanged in independent India.
Illustration: Arindam Mukherjee | ThePrint

Dread, betrayal, poverty, hope: Stories of forgotten families of 16 Dec gang rape convicts

In 7 years since December 2012 gang-rape and murder, family members of the convicts have suffered illnesses and even 'death due to stress'.
Nirbhaya rapists are on death row in Tihar Jail

Two 16 December convicts move court, allege delay in getting documents from jail authorities

Convicts Akshay Kumar Singh and Pawan Singh have moved court alleging that Tihar authorities are yet to release the documents required to file curative petitions.
Protests by college students and various organisations in Pollachi

16 December gangrape convicts to hang on 22 January, rules Delhi court

The four convicts — Mukesh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Kumar Singh — are yet to exhaust all the legal remedies they can avail for commutation.
Protests at the India Gate seeking justice for Nirbhaya

Thought of killing accused never crossed my mind, says cop who handled Nirbhaya case

Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar said police refrained from resorting to anything illegal despite people calling for public castration and lynching of the rapists.

On Camera

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks at the book release of 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay' in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s Dussehra speech. You won’t say RSS lacks intellectual bandwidth

Mainstream Indian media used to denigrate and ridicule RSS. But it is now publishing its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statements as front-page news.

Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi bets big on economic reforms

Kadhimi's govt is pushing a soup-to-nuts overhaul in the next three to five years. The path of least resistance would have been to wait until the general election next summer.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.