Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021


Key Verdicts By Supreme Court In The Year 2020

Dec 23, 2020 PTI

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.

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

Nov 25, 2020 Lachmi Deb Roy

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

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

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


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


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.

20 March, 2020

All Four Convicts In Nirbhaya Case Executed In Tihar Jail


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


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


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.

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

19 March, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: SC Rejects Curative Petition Of Convict Pawan Gupta


On March 5, a trial court issued fresh black warrants for the execution of all the four convicts in the case - Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay (26) and Akshay (31) - in Tihar Jail at 5.30 am on March 20.

18 March, 2020

Nirbhaya: HC Junks Convict Mukesh's Plea Claiming He Wasn't In Delhi At Time Of Crime


The high court said the plea was 'devoid of any substance' and dismissed it

Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...


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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu