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SAD leaders stopped from meeting Rajoana: SGPC chief slams ‘autocratic attitude’ of govt

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Harjinder Singh Dhami (HT file)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 08:38 AM IST

Qatar accepts ex-Indian navy men’s appeal against death sentence: Report

Indian Navy personnel during a guard of honour ceremony in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 02:08 PM IST

Who is Nimisha Priya – Indian nurse sentenced to death in Yemen?

Malayali nurse Nimisha Priya
Published on Nov 17, 2023 02:48 PM IST

Kerala court sentences man who raped and killed while on bail to death

The verdict came 109 days after the crime and the trial was wrapped up in 26 days. (Representational Image)
Updated on Nov 15, 2023 04:52 AM IST

Kerala judge awards death penalty to man convicted of rape, murder of 5-yr-old

The accused was identified and tracked down within hours of the crime (AFP/Getty Images FILE)
Published on Nov 14, 2023 12:59 PM IST

Aluva rape, murder case: Kerala court sentences convict to death

Ashfaq Alam was sentenced to death in a case of abduction and sexual assault of a minor in Aluva. (PTI)
Published on Nov 14, 2023 12:32 PM IST

Appeal filed against death sentence to 8 ex-navy men by Qatar court: MEA

Ministry of external affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the Indian government is engaged with the authorities in Qatar to find a resolution to the issue (ANI FILE)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 08:00 PM IST

Supreme Court expedites criminal trials against MPs, MLAs

There are 5,175 cases pending across various trial courts in the country. (PTI file photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2023 01:16 PM IST

65-yr-old gets death penalty for rape, murder of minor

The court would fail in discharging its duty if it did not award maximum punishment to the accused, observed the judge. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 05:34 AM IST

Dr Sumedha murder case: Protesters demand capital punishment for accused

Protesters, including parents and other family members of Dr Sumedha Sharma, on Friday held a demonstration at Talab Tillo here demanding death sentence for the murder accused of the dentist, Dr Johar Mehmood Ganai. (Representational image)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 08:18 AM IST

EAM Jaishankar meets families of eight men given death sentence in Qatar

External affairs minister S Jaishankar. (File Photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 01:02 PM IST

Qatar test for India’s resolve

Indian Navy personnel during a guard of honour ceremony in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 27, 2023 10:40 PM IST

India begins ‘quiet efforts’ after 8 ex-navy veterans get death penalty in Qatar

A copy of the verdict from Qatar’s Court of First Instance was yet to be formally received by the Indian side. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 28, 2023 04:26 AM IST

‘Save them anyhow’: Kejriwal urges after Qatar's death sentence to 8 Indians

Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
Published on Oct 27, 2023 08:05 AM IST

8 navy veterans handed death sentence in Qatar

External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India attaches “high priority” to the issue of eight former Indian Navy personnel detained in Qatar since last August (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2023 01:34 AM IST

8 ex-Indian Navy personnel sentenced to death in Qatar; New Delhi says deeply shocked

The MEA statement said the authorities were in touch with the family of the eight personnel and the legal team, and were exploring all legal options (jtanki - Fotolia/ File Image)
Updated on Oct 26, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Pakistan's Imran Khan to face death sentence in trial over state secrets?

Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan
Updated on Oct 23, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Death penalty to Batla convict cut to life term by Delhi high court

Indian Mujahideen operative Ariz Khan. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 13, 2023 01:01 AM IST

High court commutes Ariz Khan’s death penalty for Batla House shootout to life

The Delhi high court’s verdict came on an appeal by Ariz Khan and a reference for confirmation of the death sentence awarded by the trial court to Ariz Khan. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2023 03:19 PM IST

Palwal man gets death sentence for raping minor daughter for 4 years

The victim had lodged a complaint on October 2, 2020.
Published on Oct 07, 2023 09:04 PM IST

Riot at Iran prison after inmate issued death sentence; shots heard: Report

The incident happened in Iran's Ramhormoz prison.
Published on Sep 30, 2023 01:44 AM IST

HC again sets aside death penalty awarded to MP man for girl’s rape, murder

The high court clarified that its verdict did not amount to ordering a retrial (MP High Court website)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 02:52 PM IST

Kaithal man convicted of rape, murder of 7-year-old girl gets death sentence

A court in Kaithal on Saturday awarded death sentence to a 22-year-old man convicted in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl last year. The convict, Pawan Kumar, alias Moni, is a pickle vendor. (Representational image)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Haryana man gets death penalty for rape-murder of minor

The court termed the rape and murder of a minor girl as the rarest of rare cases while awarding the death penalty. (HT Archives)
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 11:45 PM IST

Man serving death sentence in Kopardi rape-murder case found hanging in Pune jail

One of the convicts serving death sentence in a 2016 case of rape and murder of a minor girl died by suicide. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Sep 11, 2023 12:56 AM IST

Aghast, says Supreme Court as it finds holes in case against death-row convict

The Supreme Court (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 02:23 PM IST

West Bengal judge passes second death sentence in 7 days, both murder cases

For representational purposes only. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 09:17 AM IST

Gujarat man gets death penalty for rape, murder of 20-month-old baby in February

Ismail alias Ismail Yusuf Hajat was convicted by additional sessions judge Shankuntala Solanki for the crime on Monday.
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 02:18 PM IST

Mathura man sentenced to death for minor’s rape, murder

Additional Sessions Judge/Special Judge (POCSO Act) Mathura, Ram Kishore Yadav held the offence by accused Banwari as ‘rarest of rare case’ (Pic for representation)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Man axes kin to death, livestreams murder on Facebook in J&K's Doda

Photo of Bharov Singh, who livestreamed murder of an elderly relative on Facebook in Doda on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2023 04:51 AM IST
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