The Nirbhaya case pertains to the 2012 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student. The case shook the country, led to nationwide protests, and demands for better security and laws to deal with such cases.
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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.
The four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case were hanged early Friday morning, seven years after the crime.
The Delhi Chief Minister also called for a collective resolution by police, courts, states and the central government to remove loopholes in the system.
4 convicts hanged at 5.30 am Friday, after Delhi HC & Supreme Court reject in the early hours their last petitions seeking a stay on execution of the death warrants.
All four convicts in December 2012 gang rape case will be hanged Friday morning. For Asha Devi, who has spent 7 years waiting for this moment, will it bring closure?
The top court bench dismissed Gupta's juvenility claim. Gupta is one of the four death-row convicts in the 16 December gang rape and murder case.
The counsel of the four convicts moved the court claiming the second mercy plea of one of them is still pending. The court will hear the plea Thursday.
Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four death row convicts, alleged that he was badly beaten up last year when he was lodged in the Mandoli central jail in East Delhi.
A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.
The execution of the convicts' death warrants has been deferred thrice so far due to delays by them in exhausting legal remedies. All four are to be hanged together.