A division bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani of the Delhi High Court today upheld the death penalty awarded to four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl.
The trial court on September 13, 2013 awarded the death sentence to Mukesh (26), Akshay Thakur (28), Pawan Gupta (19) and Vinay Sharma (20).
A sizable number of people wait day long outside Arvind Kejriwal’s residence. It’s a normal scene every day. They carry with them petitions even though he is no more the chief minister. Some of them who wait for hours are the founding members of Aam Adami Party (AAP). They think they know Kejriwal well enough that the latter will meet them at a short notice. They have not seen Kejriwal for months. Some of them have gathered to invite him for a local function. There is no way they can meet him.
It is Narendra Modi moment as one of democracy’s most popular leaders to play out the script of the India Ideal: the liberal state rising from the last wreckage of the socialist mind. Freedom is about daring—and he should know
With the aim of narrating history through the present, our reporters visit Champaran in Bihar, Chauri Chaura in Uttar Pradesh, Dandi in Gujarat, Vaikom in Kerala, and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu to report the various phases of freedom struggle