Tag: Nirbhaya

SC upholds death for four in Nirbhaya case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence for four men convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a young woman who became a symbol of fearlessness and the nation came to recognise her as “Nirbhaya”. A three-judge bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan describef the

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Nirbhaya gang rape case: Juvenile rapist released

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The juvenile rapist, who was convicted and served a three year term in a correctional home for the brutal rape of Jyoti Singh, who came to be known as Nirbhaya, on December 16, 2012 in the national capital, was released and put under the care of an NGO today. Supreme court

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Let there be fireworks on five star activism, introspection, scrutiny and Judicial Reforms

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup The issue of five star activism and what drives the judiciary has been raked up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and it has become a subject matter of intense debate particularly on new media. The issue does stir up a hornet’s nest and underscores the need for a closer look at the

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