The special court last month ruled the men were to be hanged Tuesday, but postponed the execution after one of them filed a mercy plea – the last remedy for death row convicts in India – to the president.
The 19-year-old was sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for three years. She maintains she was coerced into withdrawing her complaint that she was gang-raped in Ayia Napa, a resort in Greek-administered Cyprus.
The 23-year-old woman suffered extensive injuries and was airlifted from Uttar Pradesh to Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, where she died of cardiac arrest.
Police say the men were killed when they were trying to escape during a re-enactment of the crime in southern Hyderabad city. But rights activists say police may have used "arbitrary violence" to avoid accountability.
The perpetrators raped, shot and burned the body of a female whose body was found in Buxar town in India's Bihar state.
Four men were arrested in the suspected gang-rape and murder of a Telangana vet whose burned body was found last week. Former Bollywood star and lawmaker Jaya Bachchan is under fire for promoting mob-justice after saying rapists should be lynched.
A 19-year-old rape victim is fighting for her life in hospital after a key eyewitness, her father and aunts died in mysterious circumstances. Her accused is a powerful politician and a member of India's ruling BJP.
Six men have been convicted, three of whom were sentenced to five years in prison, over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe in India-administered Kashmir's Kathua district.
Crowds holding placards and chanting "death to the rapist" called for the man arrested over the assault to be hanged in several demonstrations across the Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh state.
The self-defence training of school girls across New Delhi assumes special significance in the backdrop of the recent rape cases in the country that made headlines around the world.
The move comes amid nationwide outrage over brutal rape of 8-year-old Muslim girl in a Hindu-dominated area of Jammu and Kashmir state.
In the latest case, the child's body was found on a building site in Uttar Pradesh state, as public outrage and protests grow over horrific crimes against women and minors.
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