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UP rape and murder case: Death penalty awarded in record 23 days

UP rape and murder case: Death penalty awarded in record 23 days

LucknowIn one of the fastest trials and delivery of justice in the country in a rape and murder case, POCSO Court Ghaziabad awarded death...Read More

Eminent women write to Maharashtra CM; oppose Shakti Bill

Eminent women write to Maharashtra CM; oppose Shakti Bill

A death penalty would multiply the trauma and conflict faced by victims, both child and adult, says the activists

Bangladesh plans death penalty for rapists

Bangladesh plans death penalty for rapists

Law Minister Anisul Huq told bdnews24 on Thursday that a proposal for the legal amendment will be placed at a cabinet meeting on October 12

Man accused of being 'Golden State Killer' to plead guilty

Man accused of being 'Golden State Killer' to plead guilty

Joseph DeAngelo, a former police officer accused of being the Golden State Killer, is expected to plead guilty on June 29 and be sentence...Read More

Delhi Court issues fresh black warrants; Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 20

Delhi Court issues fresh black warrants; Nirbhaya rape convicts to be hanged on March 20

This is the fourth time the warrant has been issued. The news comes in the wake of the President's rejection of Pawan Gupta's mercy plea.

No execution on March 3; Delhi court defers hanging of Nirbhaya rape convicts till further orders

No execution on March 3; Delhi court defers hanging of Nirbhaya rape convicts till further orders

One of the convicts, Pawan Kumar Gupta on Monday filed a mercy petition before the President. Earlier on Monday, the Supreme Court had re...Read More

SC dismisses curative petition of Nirbhaya rape convict Pawan Gupta; rejects stay on execution

SC dismisses curative petition of Nirbhaya rape convict Pawan Gupta; rejects stay on execution

Gupta still has the option of filing a mercy petition before the President.

Nirbhaya rape case: Pawan Gupta files curative plea in Supreme Court

Nirbhaya rape case: Pawan Gupta files curative plea in Supreme Court

He has also sought a stay on the execution of the black warrant issued by the trial court for the hanging

Indore: Man gets death penalty for raping, killing 4-yr-old girl

Indore: Man gets death penalty for raping, killing 4-yr-old girl

Apart from this, he was awarded 5 years in prison term each under Section 363, Section 366 and 5 years under Section 201.

Nirbhaya rape case: Delhi court to pronounce order on pleas seeking fresh issue of death warrant to convicts

Nirbhaya rape case: Delhi court to pronounce order on pleas seeking fresh issue of death warrant to convicts

The court appointed advocate Ravi Qazi to represent Mukesh

Lahore High Court annuls Pervez Musharraf’s death penalty

Lahore High Court annuls Pervez Musharraf’s death penalty

The special court in Islamabad on December 17 last handed down the death penalty to the 74-year-old retired general, now based in Dubai

Lahore High Court annuls Musharraf’s death penalty

Lahore High Court annuls Musharraf’s death penalty

Lahore: In a huge relief for Pakistan's self-exiled former dictator, a top court here on Monday declared Pervez Musharraf's trial in the ...Read More

Ready to execute Nirbhaya rape convicts, it will bring 'great relief' to all: Meerut hangman

Ready to execute Nirbhaya rape convicts, it will bring 'great relief' to all: Meerut hangman

Pawan Jallad says that in case of the Nirbhaya rape convicts, carrying out the death penalty would bring "great relief" to him

Death penalty for Ranchi rape-murder convict

Death penalty for Ranchi rape-murder convict

Ranchi: A Ranchi CBI court on Saturday awarded death penalty to a man who had raped an engineering student and later burnt her to death i...Read More

Nirbhaya Case Updates: Convict wants to file mercy petition, says his counsel to SC

Nirbhaya Case Updates: Convict wants to file mercy petition, says his counsel to SC

Nirbhaya hearing begins, killer Akshay's lawyer claims Nirbhaya's friend is tainted witness, took bribe

Musharraf can 'never be a traitor': Pakistan Army says due legal process ignored while giving death penalty

Musharraf can 'never be a traitor': Pakistan Army says due legal process ignored while giving death penalty

Pakistan's powerful army said on Tuesday that its former chief Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf can "never be a traitor" and a special court v...Read More

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear review plea of a convict on Dec 17

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear review plea of a convict on Dec 17

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on December 17 the plea filed by one of the four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-...Read More

AP Disha Act: Cabinet approves draft mandating disposal of cases of   atrocities against women in 21 days

AP Disha Act: Cabinet approves draft mandating disposal of cases of atrocities against women in 21 days

Another draft legislation has also been approved, which will pave the way for establishment of special courts to try cases of atrocities ...Read More

Nirbhaya rapist wants death sentence commuted, says already dying due to Delhi pollution

Nirbhaya rapist wants death sentence commuted, says already dying due to Delhi pollution

Singh was sentenced to death by a trial court on September 13, 2013, for raping and murdering the 23-year-old woman physiotherapist on th...Read More

Death penalty for 16 people who set Bangladeshi student afire

Death penalty for 16 people who set Bangladeshi student afire

Feni: Sixteen people were sentenced to death Thursday for burning alive a Bangladeshi teenager who refused to withdraw sexual assault cha...Read More

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