Delhi Gang-Rape: Justice Demands death penalty in this rarest case, says Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): After the fast-track court on Tuesday convicted the four accused in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case with rape and murder while the sentence is still awaited for tomorrow, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that this is the rarest of the rare case and that the justice in this case demand death penalty and nothing less. He further said that the question is not the conviction but the quantum of punishment. Sep 10, 2013

Delhi Gang-Rape: Country awaits death penalty for four accused, says Abha Singh

Mumbai, Sep 10 (ANI): After a fast-track court on Tuesday pronounced its judgement in the infamous December 16 Delhi gang-rape case convicting all the four accused of rape and murder, Lawyer and Activist Abha Singh said that the country welcomes the decision and is waiting for announcement of death penalty to all the four accused. Singh further said that this is the rarest of the rare case and this demands death sentence to the accused according to the recent amendments in the anti-rape laws. Sep 10, 2013

New anti rape law will ensure death penalty in cases like Delhi gang rape: Shinde

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): After a fast track court on Tuesday found all the four accused guilty in the Delhi gang-rape case, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde stated that the way Delhi police have investigated in this case is commendable. He also said that the government is bringing more stringent laws to deter such incidents in future and according to the new law, such culprits in future may face death sentence. Sep 10, 2013

Delhi gang-rape: Four accused held guilty, sentencing tomorrow

New Delhi, Sept 10 (ANI): A fast track court on Tuesday found all the four accused guilty in the 2012 December 16 Delhi gang-rape case. The court holds Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan and Mukesh guilty of 13 offences including gang-rape, unnatural offence, murder, dacoity, conspiracy, kidnapping and destruction of evidence. The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment tomorrow, at around 11 am. Of the total six accused, the prime conspirator Ram Singh had earlier this year killed himself in jail, while a minor accused was recently sentenced to three years in a special home by the Juvenile Justice Board. Sep 10, 2013

Muzaffarnagar violence: Akhilesh assures strict action

Lucknow, Sept 10 (ANI): Talking to mediapersons on Muzaffarnagar communal clashes after a cabinet meeting in Lucknow on Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that security forces were deployed to ensure there is no more violence and promised help for the thousands of refugees who left their home. He also reiterated that those guilty of inciting communal violence would be severely punished. Sep 10, 2013

BJP above limitations of caste, religion and area: Naqvi

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is to address people during his Jaipur rally on Tuesday, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that BJP is above limitations of caste, religion or area and that Modi is going with the agenda of "everybody's support for everybody's development". He further targeted indirectly at the opposition and said that the many political parties are playing politics on these sidelines and are betting on secularism. Sep 10, 2013

SP govt behind inciting communal sentiments in Muzaffarnagar: RSS

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): As UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav blamed the BJP for communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar, RSS Spokesperson Ram Madhav on Tuesday turned the table and said that Samajwadi Party government is the one to be blamed for the same and that they are behind inciting communal sentiments among the people in Muzaffarnagar. Further, talking about the recent ban by the SP government on the VHP Yatra, he said that the incident was to intentionally infringe on the religious freedom of the Hindus. Sep 10, 2013

Jaipur rally cannot clean tainted Modi: Jagdambika Pal

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is to address a rally in Jaipur on Tuesday in order to reach out to Muslim community of the state and the nation, Congress leader Jagdambika Pal said that the Jaipur rally cannot clean up the tainted Modi and that the minorities will always have a fear factor in them because of the Gujarat incident. Further, talking about the BJP-RSS meet to draw consensus on the party___s PM candidate, he said that the decision whatsoever will be of the RSS and not BJP. Sep 10, 2013