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Jessica Lall's Sister Sabrina Dies Due To Organ Failure In Gurugram

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sabrina was ailing for a long and was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. Her last rites will be performed on today afternoon.

Jessica Lal Murder Case Convict Manu Sharma Released From Tihar Jail

Jun 02, 2020 PTI

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.

Decision To Release Jessica Lal's Murder Convict Postponed By Delhi's Sentence Review Board

The applications of release were deferred as the opinion of the board members were divided on it, a member of the board said.

Jessica Lall's Killer Manu Sharma's Release From Jail On Hold As Board Postpones Review Meeting

Apr 25, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Jessica Lall's Sister Sabrina Lall Forgives Murderer Manu Sharma

Sabrina said she held no grudges against Sharma now as the only thing she had ever wanted was him to be convicted.

12 December, 2007

Girl About Town

Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan

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...

17 January, 2007

Whither Democracy?

Harish Salve

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.

18 December, 2006

Seven Long Years

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.

18 December, 2006

A Father, A Sister, A Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

18 December, 2006

The End Of Manuvaad?

Outlook Web Bureau

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

17 October, 2006

Judiciary Rules, OK

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...

17 October, 2006

11 Long Years

Outlook Web Bureau

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,

23 March, 2006

Where The Mind Is Without Fear

Chitvan Gill

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?

08 March, 2006

A Slim Silver Lining

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC sends out the right signals. Zahira Sheikh has rightly been made an example of, but surely those who "influenced" her need more than an Income Tax investigation? Updates

27 February, 2006

Who Could've Heard A .22?

K.P.S. Gill

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.

24 February, 2006

The Long Arm Of The Law

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

21 February, 2006

Getting Away With Murder

'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'.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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