Priyadarshini Mattoo http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23584/all en UPDATE 4-Five accused of rape in India appear in court for charges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-five-accused-rape-india-appear-court-charges <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>(Adds charges read, no defence assigned)</p> <p>By Annie Banerji and Suchitra Mohanty</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Five men accused of the rape<br /> and murder of an Indian student appeared in court on Monday to<br /> hear charges against them after two of them offered evidence<br /> possibly in return for a lighter sentence in the case that has<br /> provoked widespread anger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-five-accused-rape-india-appear-court-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Criminal law Criminal procedure Person Career Priyadarshini Mattoo Quotation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:36 +0000 5731342 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Indian rape accused to plead not guilty, seek trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-indian-rape-accused-plead-not-guilty-seek-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds comment, detail)</p> <p>By Sanjeev Miglani</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Three of the men accused of raping and murdering an Indian student in a case that has provoked widespread anger with the government and police will plead not guilty, their lawyer said on Wednesday, citing lapses in the police investigation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-indian-rape-accused-plead-not-guilty-seek-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Noida double murder case Priyadarshini Mattoo Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:30:14 +0000 5732018 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-India gang rape accused to be formally charged on Saturday - lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/india-gang-rape-accused-be-formally-charged-saturday-lawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to fix rogue word in paragraph 6)</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 30 (Reuters) - 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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/india-gang-rape-accused-be-formally-charged-saturday-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Biometrics DNA Priyadarshini Mattoo Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:45:28 +0000 5741475 at http://www.globalpost.com India court suspends death sentences for Delhi gang-rape http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140714/india-court-suspends-death-sentences-delhi-gang-rape <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's top court Monday suspended the death sentences of two men convicted of the deadly gang-rape of a student in New Delhi, an attack that triggered international outrage.</p> <p>The Supreme Court temporarily stayed the sentences passed on gym instructor Vinay Sharma and bus cleaner Akshay Singh for the 2012 attack while their appeals were examined, a lawyer said.</p> <p>"The sentence was stayed by the court after we filed the special leave petition," A.P. Singh, who represents the two men, told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140714/india-court-suspends-death-sentences-delhi-gang-rape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.P. Singh Business Hospitality Law Politics Priyadarshini Mattoo AFP Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:03:53 +0000 6204408 at http://www.globalpost.com