New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Four persons including the main accused Zahid, his wife, and associate Aslam have been arrested for abducting and killing the girl.
Hindustan Times, Aligarh | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Relatives and sympathisers sit on durries at the door of the victim’s house, expressing open dissatisfaction at police action despite five cops being suspended.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 04:23 PM IST
The toddler’s mutilated body was found on June 2 near her home after she went missing on May 30.
Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 07:23 AM IST
“She was so brilliant that she could identify all the letters on her own. She had a beautiful smile and being our only child, she was the world for me,” said Sharma, a daily wage labourer.
Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 01:29 AM IST
The Bombay High Court amended section of the Indian Penal Code under which repeat offenders in rape cases can be awarded life imprisonment or death penalty.
Geneva, Switzerland | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 03:49 PM IST
The UN special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment also warned that if London agrees to an extradition request from Washington, Assange risked the death penalty.
Islamabad, Pakistan | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 09:37 AM IST
The army did not give further details about the information that was allegedly leaked by the three men or say to whom it was disclosed.
Dhaka, Bangladesh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Bangladesh police are going to charge 16 people, including the headmaster of an Islamic seminary, over the shocking murder of a 19-year-old girl.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:39 AM IST
According to Hindaun Government Hospital’s principal medical officer, Dr Namo Narayan Meena, the toddler was brought to the hospital on Sunday night with injuries to her private parts
Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 12:56 PM IST
The 42-year-old, who had earlier served jail term in another case was given death sentence for killing his disabled younger brother.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 02:30 PM IST
The chilling account in a federal affidavit was the most detailed yet of a gunman’s attack on a Southern California synagogue that killed a woman and wounded three others during Passover service.
Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2019 11:53 PM IST
The judges asked as to how Mallya was aggrieved by the confiscation when his creditors and banks should have been more concerned with the attached assets in order to secure their dues.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Mallya made the statement through his counsel Amit Desai before a bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre, during arguments on his plea challenging several provisions of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act that came into existence in August last year.
Sydney | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Signs of support for Assange emerged in his home country , where about 30 people marched in central Sydney after gathering outside the British Consulate and calling for his release.
Hindustan Times | By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 12:16 PM IST
The body of the girl was found in a local public washroom on Saturday.
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 12:07 AM IST
With his sentence, a total of 32 accused in the case have been awarded life imprisonment and 11 convicts were given death penalty. Sixty-three accused have been acquitted in the case by the special investigation team (SIT) court while accepting the conspiracy theory behind the train carnage.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 08:58 AM IST
The incident dates back to February 1, 2015, when the 27-year-old victim, who used to live with her elder sister on the outskirts of Rohtak town, was waylaid by the convicts, who later gangraped and murdered her.
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 03:40 PM IST
This week’s good reads include a book on Elections 2019, another that’s a plea against capital punishment, and a volume on how we are becoming vulnerable to digital platforms
Sacramento | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 08:35 AM IST
Newsom was convinced by statistics suggesting that perhaps dozens of the 737 inmates on the state’s death row were innocent. The state has not held an execution since 2006 but appeared to be moving towards resuming them.
Malaysia | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:14 PM IST
A murder conviction carries a mandatory death penalty in Malaysia.
New Delhi | By Namita Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 02:13 AM IST
The counsel for the convicts, advocate AP Singh, informed the court that a curative petition might be filed by the convicts challenging the capital punishment upheld by the Supreme Court.
Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 01:25 AM IST
The CBI court in Ghaziabad had, on Friday, found him guilty of murder, attempted rape, abduction and destruction of evidence. It also said that the murder was one of the “rarest of rare” cases, qualifying it for the death penalty.
Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 01:37 AM IST
Koli is accused of having lured 16 children and women into the house of his employer Moninder Singh Pandher in Noida Sector 31.
Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 04:32 PM IST
M Krishnan (34) allegedly killed Mallika Begum Rahamansa Abdul Rahman (40) in an apartment in Woodlands late on Wednesday night. Police said the two were understood to be in a relationship. Both had frequent quarrels, say reports.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By K A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 12:41 PM IST
The first case to be taken up will be the Shakti Mills gang rape of a photo journalist in 2013. The conviction of the trio, Vijay Jadhav, Salim Ansari and Kasim Shaikh, were based on the new law which stipulated the death penalty for convicts of multiple rapes.
Lahore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2019 05:58 PM IST
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested the child pornographer, Imdad Ali, from Lahore’s low-income area Badami Bagh area last week and obtained his five-day physical remand for interrogation.
Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 10:13 AM IST
With an “intent to murder”, 21-year-old Kazuhiro Kusakabe drove a small vehicle into Takeshita Street in Tokyo’s fashion district of Harajuku at 10 minutes past midnight, a police spokesman told AFP.
Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 10:00 AM IST
The 42-year-old accused suspected his wife’s character and believed the victim was not his biological child, the prosecution said.
Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 11:17 AM IST
Completing the trial in around six months, the court of additional sessions judge Naresh Kumar termed this daylight incident a rarest of rare and said it was no lesser than the 2012 Nirbhaya case and thus deserved similar punishment.
By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 08:01 PM IST
it is questionable whether a punishment based solely on retribution has any place in a society that prides itself on being civilised