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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020

Death penalty

Dec 16, 2019 11:08
Tihar jail officers are making preparations for the hanging of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case. read more
Dec 15, 2019 10:28
The Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Andhra Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2019, passed on Friday, envisages an amendment to Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). It also mandates a reduction of the judgment period to 21 working days with the investigation... read more
Dec 13, 2019 23:39
The first bill seeks to award death penalty for rapists and the second to take stringent action for atrocities against women by setting up special courts to deal with such offences. read more
Dec 09, 2019 21:00
The ends may justify the means for many. But it opens up the door for vigilante justice and can harm innocents read more
Dec 04, 2019 20:34
The police had filed a petition in the court on Monday seeking custody of the accused for 10 days. But after hearing the arguments of the prosecutor for three consecutive days, the court granted the police custody of the accused only for seven days. read more
Nov 12, 2019 22:48
The incident took place at a slum inhabited by a group of labourers in the industrial area of Rakhamtali late on Monday. read more
Nov 07, 2019 12:18
In a majority judgment of 2:1, a bench headed by Justice R F Nariman dismissed the plea filed by the convict Manoharan and said there are no grounds to review the verdict. read more
Nov 07, 2019 12:18
In a majority judgment of 2:1, a bench headed by Justice R F Nariman dismissed the plea filed by the convict Manoharan and said there are no grounds to review the verdict. read more
Nov 03, 2019 06:49
For the 29-year-old founder of SheSays, which provides legal, medical and other assistance to survivors of sexual violence, and is one of the safety partners of social media platform Twitter, the experience was transformative. read more
Oct 01, 2019 01:12
The gesture will go a long way in assuaging the sentiments of the Sikh community, Badal said in a press statement. read more
Sep 29, 2019 01:10
Robert Soli, driver of the car 42-year-old Dhaliwal had pulled over for checking, was charged with murder and faces the death penalty if found guilty. read more
Sep 11, 2019 19:24
Rather than stricter provisions, enforce the current law, be sensitive to victims, and ensure certainty of punishment read more
Aug 27, 2019 13:41
Robert Bowers, is an accused of busting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and shooting 11 people to death, while shouting “all Jews must die”. read more
Aug 23, 2019 09:27
The execution itself proceeded with nothing unusual happening, other than Bowles speaking to himself perhaps in prayer before the procedure was carried out. read more
Aug 08, 2019 21:30
A year ago, Irfan, a migrant from Uttar Pradesh who was convicted in December 2016 gang-rape case was awarded “life imprisonment until death” in another gang-rape case from November 2017. read more