Sabrina was ailing for a long and was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. Her last rites will be performed on today afternoon.
Manu Sharma, son of former Union minister Venod Sharma, was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in December 2006 for killing Jessica Lal in 1999.
The applications of release were deferred as the opinion of the board members were divided on it, a member of the board said.
A Delhi government spokesperson claimed that there was no such meeting scheduled for today as the minister had not given his consent in the first place.
Sabrina said she held no grudges against Sharma now as the only thing she had ever wanted was him to be convicted.
Has feminism really taken a big leap this week? I was inclined to say yes earlier, when I read that the Supreme Court has thrown out an archaic law and allowed women to be bartenders in Delhi...
India has faced and bettered many challenges. The immediate challenge to restore a beleaguered rule of law—gasping to survive in the dust and din of Indian 'populocracy'— to its rightful place is much simpler.
30 April 1999 to December 18, 2006 — it is seven years and some eight months when Jessica Lall was sensationally shot dead in the presence of Delhi's rich and the powerful. An overview.
Almost two months back, on October 17, it was an old father whose plea for justice for his murdered daughter was answered. It was the turn of a sister to feel vindicated today by the same Delhi Hight Court Bench. A mother awaits her turn.
The long arm of the law stretches out once more to nab the powerful, as the Delhi High Court convicts Manu Sharma—son of a former union minister and Haryana Congressman—earlier acquitted by a trial court in the shocking public killing of model Jessic
There is a sense of vindication, of faith restored in the justice-system, that there might be delays, but that justice is worth fighting for— now on to two other high-profile cases, Jessica Lall and Nitish Katara...
In 1995, Priyadarshini Mattoo had complained to the Police that Santosh Kumar Singh —the son of a highly placed Police officer, J.P. Singh—was harassing and stalking her. She was found strangled —raped and murdered—on January 23, 1996. On December 3,
The news of dozens of people gunned down or blown up in a remote village does not strike terror in an urban heart, but the murder of an elderly couple or a lone woman in her flat in a 'gated' enclave creates a round rush of panic. What gives?
The court should have come down heavily on the police for its investigative lapses, for the loss and destruction of evidence, and for visible efforts to impede proper investigation and shield the accused.
Hostile witnesses, a discredited, callous and colluding administration, dark despair, anger, rage. And then when all seems lost, hope comes from judiciary, as nine accused are sentenced to life imprisonment in the Best Bakery case.
'All the accused are acquitted' - that, in the end, was the five-letter verdict in the infamous Jessica Lall murder case, as witnesses turn hostile and the police 'failed to sustain the grounds on which they had built the case'.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.