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Kathua case: HC to hear death plea on Thursday

Kathua case: HC to hear death plea on Thursday

The father has sought an enhancement of the life sentence awarded to three of the convicts.

State to HC: No deliberate delay in executing death penalty of 2 convicts

State to HC: No deliberate delay in executing death penalty of 2 convicts

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that there has been no “deliberate or inordinate delay” on its part in...Read More

No deliberate delay in executing death penalty of 2 convicts: Maha govt to HC

No deliberate delay in executing death penalty of 2 convicts: Maha govt to HC

The state home department and Superintendent of Yerwada jail in Pune, where the two convicts are lodged, filed their affidavits in respon...Read More

Bombay High Court upholds death penalty clause for repeat offenders in rape cases

Bombay High Court upholds death penalty clause for repeat offenders in rape cases

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section of the Indian Penal Code under which repeat...Read More

Saudi Arabia executes 37 men, convicted for terror like activities

Saudi Arabia executes 37 men, convicted for terror like activities

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed 37 men, convicted of terror like activities, according to the Saudi’s state agency.One of the co...Read More

Australia opposes death penalty for Julian Assange

Australia opposes death penalty for Julian Assange

London: Foreign Minister Marise Payne says Australia remains “completely opposed” to the death penalty amid fears that Australian native ...Read More

Death penalty for drunk driving in Taiwan?

Death penalty for drunk driving in Taiwan?

Taipei: Taiwan plans to ramp up punishments for those who cause a fatal accident while drunk driving, including the death penalty for the...Read More

California to halt state executions

California to halt state executions

Washington: California Governor Gavin Newsom will impose on Wednesday a moratorium on state executions and a temporary reprieve for all 7...Read More

Shakti Mills rape case: IPC section on death penalty legally right, Bombay High Court told

Shakti Mills rape case: IPC section on death penalty legally right, Bombay High Court told

Mumbai: The Indian Penal Code section that prescribes death penalty for repeat rape offenders was rightly introduced by the legislature t...Read More

Shakti Mills gang rape case: Centre defends death penalty provision

Shakti Mills gang rape case: Centre defends death penalty provision

Mumbai: Justifying the legislature’s decision to provide death penalty for repeat offence of rape, the Union government on Wednesday told...Read More

Shakti Mills gang-rape case: Death penalty is savage sentence, convicts tell Bombay High Court

Shakti Mills gang-rape case: Death penalty is savage sentence, convicts tell Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The three men convicted in the Shakti Mills gang rape case told the Bombay High Court Thursday that the death penalty awarded to ...Read More

Bhopal: Supreme Court stays execution of school teacher’s death penalty

Bhopal: Supreme Court stays execution of school teacher’s death penalty

Bhopal: Supreme Court (SC), on Friday, has stayed the execution of death penalty against a school teacher for raping a 4-year-old girl in...Read More

Sri Lanka to recruit 2 hangmen before resuming death penalty

Sri Lanka to recruit 2 hangmen before resuming death penalty

Colombo: Sri Lankan prison authorities are recruiting two hangmen after the president pledged to end a 43-year moratorium on capital puni...Read More

Justice Kurian Joseph calls for rethink on death penalty

Justice Kurian Joseph calls for rethink on death penalty

Justice Kurian Joseph retired from the Supreme Court on 29th November, 2018, after a distinguished tenure of almost six years, being elev...Read More

PIL in Supreme Court for execution of death penalty of Nirbhaya accused

PIL in Supreme Court for execution of death penalty of Nirbhaya accused

New Delhi: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking directions to immediately execute the death penalty awarded to four c...Read More

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Indore High Court upholds death penalty

Indore High Court has upheld death penalty handed down to a person awarded by lower court on charge of raping a four-year-old girl and ki...Read More

India votes against death penalty in UN

India votes against death penalty in UN

United Nations: India has voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution on the use of death penalty, saying it goes against the st...Read More

Malaysia to abolish death penalty: Minister

Malaysia to abolish death penalty: Minister

 Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, in a decision hailed by righ...Read More

Assam: 19-year-old accused given death penalty for raping and murdering a minor girl

Assam: 19-year-old accused given death penalty for raping and murdering a minor girl

Nagaon: A court here Friday awarded death penalty to Zakir Hussain, the prime accused in the gangrape and murder of an 11-year-old girl i...Read More

Death penalty for child rapists must stay

Death penalty for child rapists must stay

The Supreme Court has rightly upheld the death penalty because India cannot furnish free shelter, food and education to child rapists, te...Read More

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