Delhi gang rape accused to be formally charged on Saturday - lawyer
New Delhi: Five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old student in New Delhi in December will be formally charged in court on Saturday, setting the stage for the start of their trial, a defence lawyer said.
The case brought thousands of protesters onto the streets and ignited intense public debate over the failure of the police and the government to stem rampant violence against women in India. A strictly enforced media blackout on the court proceedings means there will likely be few details about the trial, leaving many with unanswered questions about an attack that was shocking in its brutality.
The student was tortured with an iron rod and raped on a moving bus in the capital on December 16. She was then thrown bleeding onto the street along with a male friend who was also beaten. She died of organ failure in a Singapore hospital two weeks later.Prosecutors say they have a large file of evidence, including DNA from blood-stained clothing recovered by police.
The five accused will plead not guilty to rape and murder, one of the defence lawyers said.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.
Date 23-02-14, Duration 1:43, Views 41391
Date 23-02-14 1:43
Tooltip Information:AAP's alliance with Cong. a suicide: BJPVideo by:Description: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.Rating: 3.22Views: 41391
Date 26-04-14 4:34
Tooltip Information:Ramdev says Rahul goes to Dalit houses for picnics, Cong. reactsVideo by:Description: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev made a shocking statement on Friday that Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi goes to Dalit houses for picnics and honeymoon. Ramdev who is supporting the BJP in the Elections 2014 made the objectionable comments during a press conference in Lucknow. He attacked Rahul Gandhi's 'single' status saying that Rahul wanted to marry a foreigner but was stopped by his mother Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi. He further went on to say that Sonia Gandhi asked Rahul not to get married until he becomes the prime minister. Meanwhile, the Congress party has condemned the statement.Rating: 4.52Views: 8317
Date 11-04-14 3:09
Tooltip Information:CNN-IBN and Microsoft Analytics Center for LS 2014 ElectionVideo by:Description: Largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to set up an elections analytics center to help decode the Indian electionsRating: 4Views: 2687
Date 10-04-14 0:55
Tooltip Information:Microsoft and CNN-IBN Join Hands to Analysis the LS 2014 Polls TrendsVideo by:Description: World's largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to analyse the Lok Sabha elections 2014 trends.Rating: 4Views: 2267
Date 5 hrs ago 3:16
Tooltip Information:B-town puts their best fashion foot forward at Vogue Beauty Awards 2014Video by:Description: One of the most stylish social do's on the Bollywood calendar, the 2104 Vogue Beauty Awards saw tinsel town's A-list beauties bring their cutting edge fashion game on the red carpet. Held at Taj Land's End in Mumbai, the event saw the presence of stars like Shilpa Shetty, Aditi Rao Hydari, Parineeti Chopra, Neha Dhupia, in their most stylish avatars. Also spotted at the red carpet were divas like Ileana D'cruz, Twinkle Khanna. Kajol, Kangnna Ranaut and Huma Qureshi who made their presence felt by their stylish look.Rating: 4Views: 23
Date 5 hrs ago 4:06
Tooltip Information:House adjourned after ruckus over Maharashtra Sadan incidentVideo by:Description: The lower house of the Parliament was adjourned after a ruckus was created over the incident that took place in Maharashtra Sadan where a Muslim was force-fed by Shiv Sena MPs reportedly. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the incident was unfortunate and added that a BJP member in the Parliament came into the well and created a ruckus due to which the house had to be adjourned. Meanwhile, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that no body knows what happened in Maharashtra Sadan and Shiv Sena has already clarified that no such incident has taken place. Further, the Shiv Sena MP who reportedly force-fed man fasting for Ramazan has clarified that he was only protesting against the food quality at the state guest house.Rating: 4Views: 24