Tag Archives: Rejects

Nirbhaya Convicts To Be Executed At 5:30 am, Top Court Rejects Petition

The four have been convicted for the gangrape and murder of a paramedical student in 2012 New Delhi: Less than two hours to go for the execution, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court dismissed the last appeal from men convicted for the horrifying gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi, dubbed Nirbhaya, more… Read More »

Supreme Court Rejects Petition Seeking Organ Donation By Nirbhaya Convicts

Four Nirbhaya convicts are scheduled to be hanged on Tuesday. New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a petition seeking donation of organs by four convicts in the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi dubbed “Nirbhaya” by the media, urging the petitioner to “have human approach”. “To execute a person… Read More »

Delhi Court Rejects Nirbhaya Convict Vinay Sharma’s Plea Claiming He Suffers Mental Illness

Vinay Sharma’s lawyer had earlier also claimed that he was assaulted in jail. New Delhi: A Delhi court today dismissed a petition by Vinay Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking treatment for “mental illness”.  Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana rejected the plea after Tihar… Read More »

Concerned Over Jammu and Kashmir, Says UN Chief In Pakistan; India Rejects Mediation Offer

The UN chief said he was ready to help if both countries agreed for mediation. New Delhi: India on Sunday rejected an offer of mediation proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the focus instead should be on making Pakistan vacate the territories that it has “illegally and forcibly occupied”. India’s… Read More »