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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

Death penalty

Aug 05, 2019 19:35
The Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill, 2019, was tabled in the Assembly on July 30. read more
Aug 02, 2019 02:06
Justices RF Nariman and Surya Kant confirmed Manoharan’s death sentence while justice Sanjiv Khanna dissented saying the case did not fall under the rarest of the rare category to warrant capital punishment. read more
Jul 26, 2019 11:16
Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule executions starting in December for five men, all accused of murdering children. Although the death penalty remains legal in 30 states, executions on the federal level are ra... read more
Jul 18, 2019 01:05
Rajesh will, however, have to serve the three jail terms separately, the court said. He will also have to pay a fine of Rs 3.20 lakh to the girl’s family members, many of whom were present in the court. read more
Jul 17, 2019 19:26
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given to former Indian navy official Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav read more
Jul 17, 2019 17:09
Delivering the quantum of punishment, the court said he was spared the death sentence considering his age. But he has to undergo three life terms and an additional jail term of 26 years. The court also observed that all three life terms will have to... read more
Jul 10, 2019 11:14
A district court in Punjab’s Pathankot had in June this year convicted six men for the gang rape and murder of the nomadic Muslim girl, crime which stirred nationwide outrage and pushed the central government to introduce the death penalty for convicted... read more
Jul 03, 2019 19:52
The death penalty presents a unique kind of threat to individual rights – and for this reason, the court should have engaged in stricter scrutiny than it did read more
Jun 21, 2019 18:31
In Mirza Waheed’s new novel a physician grapples with dark memories and the guilt that overwhelms him read more
Jun 17, 2019 10:45
Murtaja Qureiris, was detained in September 2014, has received an initial 12-year prison sentence with time served since his arrest and four years suspended for his young age. read more
Jun 13, 2019 08:15
A jury convicted Timothy Jones Jr. of five counts of murder last week for the killings in his Lexington home in August 2014. read more
Jun 11, 2019 09:50
The group didn’t reveal the exact locations of the sites because it’s worried that North Korea will tamper with them, but said 267 of them were located in two northeastern provinces near the China border. read more
Jun 11, 2019 00:09
Mubeen Farooqi, the lawyer of the girl’s family, called the verdict a victory of truth. He said they wanted the death penalty. read more
Jun 10, 2019 16:54
Sanji Ram, a retired revenue department official, Deepak Khajuria, a special police officer and Parvesh Kumar have been awarded the life imprisonment. read more