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A Cat Has Nine Lives, I Had My Eight

Jan 08, 2022 Shalini Singh

The extraordinary story of cheating death, again and again and again and again...

Human Rights Day: Films That Talk About The Basic Civil Liberties

Dec 10, 2021 Prateek Sur

As the world celebrates Human Rights Day today, here are a few films from India which have brought to the forefront issues of basic civil liberties.


Key Verdicts By Supreme Court In The Year 2020

In 2020, the top court faced a barrage of criticism over allegations of not acting swiftly towards the plight of lakhs of migrant workers.

Daughters Being Brutally Assaulted Every Day, Fight Not Over Yet: Nirbhaya’s Father

Dec 16, 2020 PTI

'Nothing has changed,' he says, eight years after a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was raped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in south Delhi


16-Year-Old Gang-Raped In Chhattisgarh, Minor Among 4 Held

The incident took place last week and the accused, all residents of a locality where the girl lives, had recorded the act on a mobile phone.

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25 November, 2020

I Am Euphoric, Ecstatic And All Superlatives You Can Find: Shefali Shah

Lachmi Deb Roy

When one sees me on screen I hope he or she only sees and feels the character, not Shefali


03 October, 2020

BJP's Attitude Has Changed Ever Since They Came To Power: Nirbhaya’s Mother

Rajat Mishra

Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi says nothing has changed in our country when it comes to women's security.


20 March, 2020

Nirbhaya Rape Case: Bollywood celebs React As Four Convicts Are Hanged To Death After 7 Years

The 2012 Delhi gang-rape case finally came to an end in the wee hours of Friday morning as four Nirbhaya case convicts were hanged to death in Delhi's Tihar jail.


20 March, 2020

'My Fight Begins Now': Father Of Nirbhaya Case Convict Says 'Courts Were Biased'

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

'Now when my son is dead, I believe courts will give a fair hearing to me,' said father of one of the convicts.


20 March, 2020

'Resolve to Not Allow Another Nirbhaya Incident': Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

PTI

Kejriwal said there was a need to strengthen the police system in the country


20 March, 2020

Justice Has Finally Been Done, Women Will Feel Safer Now: Nirbhaya's Mother After Hanging

PTI

Talking to reporters at her house, Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said that justice was delayed, but not denied, and added that they would continue their fight for justice for India's daughters.


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20 March, 2020

All Four Convicts In Nirbhaya Case Executed In Tihar Jail

PTI

Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) were executed for the savage assault in an empty moving bus on the 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who came to be known the world over as Nirbhaya, the fearless one.


19 March, 2020

'Use Them For Clinical Trial For Coronavirus': Nirbhaya Case Convicts' Parents Hours Before Hanging

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The parents of death-row convicts have suggested that the convicts should be handed over to the World Health Organization for coronavirus clinical trial.


19 March, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: All Four Convicts To Be Hanged As Delhi HC Declines Late-Night Plea To Stay Execution

PTI

While dismissing the plea, the bench said pending petitions of the convicts in various fora is untenable in law as a ground to stay the execution.


19 March, 2020

'Exhausted All His Remedies': SC Rejects Nirbhaya Convict's Plea Challenging Delhi HC Order

Outlook Web Bureau

Mukesh Singh had moved the Supreme Court, challenging a Delhi High Court order which rejected his claim that he was not in the city when at the time of crime on December 16, 2012.


19 March, 2020

'Kill Me Too': Wife Of Nirbhaya Death-row Convict Akshay Faints Outside Patiala Court

PTI

A trial court has issued fresh death warrants for March 20 at 5.30 am, as the date for the execution of convicts Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Akshay.


19 March, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court Reserves Order On Staying Hanging Of Convicts

Outlook Web Bureau

The four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case have no legal remedy available which can delay their hanging.


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19 March, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Can Self-inflicted Physical Injury By A Convict Postpone Hanging Of All Four?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Delhi jail manual says if a death row convict develops an acute or serious (not chronic) physical illness, hanging will be postponed. The jail superintendent will take the medical opinion to determine the degree of physical disability


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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
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