Court summonses Tihar Jail superintendent

The fast track court hearing Delhi gang rape case has directed a Tihar Jail official to be personally present in the court Saturday to explain how accused Vinay Sharma fractured his hand and if any action had been taken on his allegations that he had been beaten up. Sharma arrived in court Friday with a […]

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Delhi HC dismisses plea for translated documents

The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the plea of two of the four accused in the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape case, seeking Hindi translation of certain documents including the conviction and sentence orders. A division bench of Justice Reva Khetrapal and Justice Pratibha Rani rejected the plea saying the language of the courts here is […]

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Lawyer seeks judge’s recusal in Delhi gang rape case

A lawyer representing two convicts in the Dec 16 gang rape Wednesday sought recusal of a Delhi High Court judge from hearing the case, contending that the judge had earlier denied him relief in the case. The judge, however, rejected the plea. M.L. Sharma, who will be appearing for convicts Pawan Gupta and Mukesh, asked […]

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Delhi HC allows media to cover Dec 16 gangrape case trial

The Delhi High Court allowed media to cover the day-to-day proceedings of the trial in the December 16 gang-rape case, which was being heard behind closed doors till date. Setting aside the order passed by the Additional Sessions Judge, heading the fast track court, on January 22 restraining media from covering the trial, Justice Rajiv […]

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Delhi gangrape: Singapore doctor deposes as witness

Today in Delhi High court a testified as prosecution witness through video conferencing of December 16 Gang rape victim, will be submitted by the doctor (who had conducted the post mortem examination) of  Singapore hospital Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna, who is heading the fast track court set up to try cases of sexual offences, […]

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Delhi gang-rape case: Two doctors testify

Two Safdarjung Hospital doctors, who were part of the team that treated last year’s Dec 16 gang-rape victim, testified in a Delhi court Tuesday. They were also cross-examined by defence counsel. The fast track court of Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna also recorded the statements of two magistrates, who were part of the judicial proceedings […]

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Gangrape: Case fixed for Jan 14 for scrutiny of documents

In Delhi For the scrutiny of documents filed with the charge sheet in the case of the December 16 gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old girl, a court has fixed a date which is January 14. The five accused — bus driver Ram Singh, his brother Mukesh, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Akshay Thakur — […]

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Order on in camera trial, media restraint in rape case upheld

A petition which challenged the order for in camera hearing and a ban on media reporting of the December 16 gangrape case was dismissed on Wednesday by the district judge who said it was “mandatory” to hold in camera proceedings in a case of rape and related offences, and that the magistrate had been “duty […]

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