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Nirbhaya Case: No Separate Executions, Convicts Get 1 Week To Exhaust All Legal Remedies

Feb 05, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The court also said the procedure for the execution of the death warrant will be initiated once the court-allotted week ends.

Nirbhaya Case: Amid Delay In Hanging, Delhi HC To Hold Special Sunday Hearing

Feb 01, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The court issued notices to Tihar Jail and also the four death row convicts over the plea filed by the government.


Nirbhaya Case: This Is How Convicts Can Delay Hanging Till March

Keeping in mind legal remedies available to the four convicts, Outlook has analysed the maximum delay they can cause.

Nirbhaya's Mother Says Convicts' Lawyer Challenged 'Hanging Will Never Happen'

Jan 31, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

A Delhi court delayed the execution of convicts. They were to be hanged on the morning of February 1.


No Hanging Of Nirbhaya Convicts Till Further Orders, Says Delhi Court

Tihar Jail authorities had earlier told the court that since only one convict's plea is pending, other convicts can be hanged on February 1

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30 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Death Row Convicts Move Delhi Court Seeking Stay On Feb 1 Execution

PTI

The lawyer for the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case said legal remedies of some of them are yet to be availed.


29 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Feb 1 Hanging Uncertain As Another Death Row Convict Files Mercy Plea

PTI

Death row convict Vinay filed the mercy petition at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and has got an acknowledgement.


28 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Lawyer Says Death Row Convict Mukesh Singh Was 'Sexually Abused' In Tihar Jail

IANS

Mukesh's lawyer added that the 32-year-old death row convict was forced to have sex in front of other prisoners in Tihar Jail.


25 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Death Row Convict Moves SC, Seeks Judicial Review Of Rejection Of Mercy Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

The petition has been filed by Mukesh Kumar whose mercy plea was dismissed by President on January 17.


25 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Court Rejects Convicts' Lawyer's Plea Seeking Documents From Tihar Jail

PTI

The public prosecutor, appearing for the Delhi Police, told the court that the convicts are only adopting delaying tactics.


22 January, 2020

Centre Moves SC Seeking 7-Day Deadline For Hanging Death Row Convicts

PTI

The Centre argued that the current rules are skewed towards the convicts, allowing them to play with the law and delay their execution.


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17 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Feb 1 Hanging Unlikely If Convicts File Curative, Mercy Petition

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

'If they (convicts) don’t file any curative and mercy petition, we can execute them on Feb 1,' a Tihar Jail official told Outlook.


17 January, 2020

Tihar Jail Seeks Fresh Death Warrants Against Nirbhaya Case Convicts

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi government had informed the high court that the execution of the convicts will not take place on Jan 22 as a mercy plea had been filed by Mukesh.


15 January, 2020

Delhi HC Dismisses Nirbhaya Convict's Plea Challenging Death Warrant

PTI

The four convicts -- Vinay Sharma (26), Mukesh Kumar (32), Akshay Kumar Singh (31) and Pawan Gupta (25) -- are to be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail. A Delhi court had issued their death warrants on January 7.


14 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court Dismisses Curative Petitions Of 2 Convicts

Outlook Web Bureau

A Delhi court had issued a death warrant on January 7 directing the Tihar Jail, where the four convicts are lodged, to hang them at 7 AM on January 22.


14 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Two Convicts Yet To File Curative Petition; January 22 Hanging Unlikely

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

'The law says that a convict cannot be hanged if his petition for relief is pending in any court in India,' a Supreme Court lawyer said.


09 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Case Convict Files Curative Petition, Last Legal Option Against Death Sentence

Outlook Web Bureau

A Delhi court had said that the four convicts can use their legal remedies within 14 days.


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07 January, 2020

Nirbhaya Rape-Murder Case: All 4 Convicts To Be Hanged On January 22; Parents, Political Parties Welcome Verdict

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said the hanging of Nirbhaya convicts will restore the faith of women in law.


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