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Man gets life sentence for killing wife with sword at family court in Odisha

With a sword, Kumbhar had attacked his wife Sanjita Chowdhury, her mother and her niece, who had come to attend conciliation at the premises of the family court.
Under IPC section 302, the convict was sentenced to life imprisonment along with a fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000.(Getty Images/Vetta)
Under IPC section 302, the convict was sentenced to life imprisonment along with a fine of 10,000.(Getty Images/Vetta)
Published on Mar 03, 2021 03:15 PM IST
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Andhra to release 55 women convicts on life term, TDP says they’re YSRCP supporters

Officials said there are 145 such women convicts in the state. Of them, 55 who have completed terms of five years are eligible for release.
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Published on Nov 07, 2020 03:45 PM IST
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Retired army doctor who chopped his wife into 300 pieces gets life sentence

Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Somnath Parida had killed his wife Ushasree Samal with a steel torch in a fit of rage in June 2013. He cut her body into 300 pieces and stashed them in small tiffin carriers.
The murder came to light on June 22, 2013, after Ranjan Samal, his wife’s brother, visited the house along with other relatives to inquire about his sister who did not respond to repeated phone calls from their children staying abroad.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The murder came to light on June 22, 2013, after Ranjan Samal, his wife’s brother, visited the house along with other relatives to inquire about his sister who did not respond to repeated phone calls from their children staying abroad.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 10:05 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

1984 ANTI-SIKH RIOTS:Delhi court adjourns hearing in case involving Sajjan Kumar

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Published on Jan 30, 2020 11:15 PM IST
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Asian News International | By Asian News International

Punjab and Haryana high court upholds life sentence to one, acquits two

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Updated on Jan 17, 2020 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Attack on union leader: Gangster Nishan, two aides shifted out of Faridkot jail

Union leader Rajinder Singh also sent to Muktsar jail, family members raise concern over his security
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Updated on Jan 01, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Faridkot

Akal Takht directs SGPC, DSGMC to fight legal battle for Bhullar’s release

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Published on Dec 19, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar

SC orders status quo on Bhullar’s release on Guru Purb

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Published on Dec 17, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service, New Delhi

Punjab-origin man to spend life in UK jail for murder

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Published on Dec 17, 2019 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London

Fugitive in 26-year-old double murder case lands in Ludhiana police net

Raju of Raikot was given life sentence in 1996, jumped parole in 1999, and was declared proclaimed offender in 2017
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Updated on Nov 06, 2019 10:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Relief for death row prisoner, 8 others on 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

Also, to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi so far 1424 prisoners have been released by states and Union Territories in 2 phases (2nd Oct 2018 & 6th April 2019). Third phase of release is due on 2nd Oct 2019.
Remission of sentence is usually granted to deserving prisoners on specials days such as Independence and Republic days for unblemished behaviour as an inmate.(PTI image)
Remission of sentence is usually granted to deserving prisoners on specials days such as Independence and Republic days for unblemished behaviour as an inmate.(PTI image)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 05:07 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

POCSO court awards death sentence to man for raping, murdering minor

Rajasthan POSCO courts award death and life sentences to two convicts in separate cases involving minors.
Rajasthan courts sentenced two men accused in two separate cases involving minors to death and life terms.(Representative Photo)
Rajasthan courts sentenced two men accused in two separate cases involving minors to death and life terms.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 03:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent

Farmers lift protest after assurance from Punjab govt

The farmers were sitting on a protest at Mehmadpur village grain market in Patiala district on Thursday. They ended the stir after a meeting with principal secretary to CM Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT PHOTO)
The farmers were sitting on a protest at Mehmadpur village grain market in Patiala district on Thursday. They ended the stir after a meeting with principal secretary to CM Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 26, 2019 10:41 PM IST
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Farmer bodies to meet chief principal secretary to CM in Chandigarh today

Farmers are protesting against life term to a farmer-activist in a murder case; say have planned further action, will make announcement after the meet
Members of different farmer unions protesting at the Mehmadpur village grain market in Patiala on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Members of different farmer unions protesting at the Mehmadpur village grain market in Patiala on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 25, 2019 10:38 PM IST
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Farmers clear Bathinda-Zirakpur highway, protest march towards CM’s residence today

The farmers are demanding the release of farmer-activist Manjit Singh Dhaner, who was convicted on charges of murder sentenced to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 21, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala

3 men get life sentence for raping, murdering woman

The convicts were held guilty of the offences under sections 302, 34, 376 D and section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The order was pronounced on Wednesday. All the sentences shall run concurrently, said the police.
A city court sentenced three men to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of ₹50,000 each for raping and murdering a 35-year-old woman in February 2016 in Chakkarpur village, Sector 28(Representative Image)
A city court sentenced three men to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of ₹50,000 each for raping and murdering a 35-year-old woman in February 2016 in Chakkarpur village, Sector 28(Representative Image)
Published on Sep 09, 2019 02:22 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

After wife Nalini, Murugan, also serving sentence in Rajiv assassination case, seeks parole

Murugan’s reason for seeking parole--for marriage arrangements of UK-based daughter Harithra Sriharan -- is identical to Nalini’s.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Muruguan’s wife Nalini is also on parole granted by the Madras High Court(PTI Photo)
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Muruguan’s wife Nalini is also on parole granted by the Madras High Court(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 08:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan

Tripura men gets death sentence for raping & murdering a minor.

Tripura man was given a death sentence and two life sentences for raping and murdering a minor in North Tripura
Death sentence has been granted to a Tripura man for raping and murdering a minor in 2018(Representative Photograph)
Death sentence has been granted to a Tripura man for raping and murdering a minor in 2018(Representative Photograph)
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 10:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman

Snake scare grips Basti jail, 3 inmates bitten

Spokesman of prison departments and reforms headquarters in Lucknow Santosh Verma said three inmates -- Babbu, Dileep and Rajkumar -- were bitten by snakes in the 15 days while four others had narrow escape.
The staff and inmates, however, are still under fear suspecting that there could be more snakes.(HT image)
The staff and inmates, however, are still under fear suspecting that there could be more snakes.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 10:17 AM IST
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Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Remembering Margaret

The weekend saw one of Goa’s premiere centres for the Arts, Sunaparanta hold a memorial service for the late author and poet Margaret Mascarenhas, who’d been its founding director.
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Updated on Jul 25, 2019 01:07 AM IST
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By Malavika Sangghvi

Mexican druglord El Chapo expected to get life sentence from US judge

El Chapo is considered to be the most powerful druglord since Colombia’s Pablo Escobar. He was the co-leader of the Sinaloa organization from 1989 until 2014.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison.(AP Photo)
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 09:28 AM IST
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New York | By Agence France-Presse

Four sentenced to life for role in 2004 Dhemaji bombing

On the morning of August 15, 2004, as children and some parents gathered to celebrate Independence Day, a bomb went off in Dhemaji College situated on the North Bank of the Brahmaputra river.
According to Reddy, 17 people, including several children, were killed and many more sustained injuries. Banned ULFA was said to be behind the blast.(S Patgiri/ HTMint File Photo)
According to Reddy, 17 people, including several children, were killed and many more sustained injuries. Banned ULFA was said to be behind the blast.(S Patgiri/ HTMint File Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2019 06:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi

Houston newborn dies with 90-plus fractures; parents arrested

Jazmine Robin, who was born prematurely, was 10 weeks old when she died July 15, 12 days after leaving the hospital, prosecutors said Monday.
The parents of a Houston newborn who suffered a cracked skull and more than 90 fractures just days after being brought home from the hospital were arrested in their daughter’s death.(HT File (Representative Image))
The parents of a Houston newborn who suffered a cracked skull and more than 90 fractures just days after being brought home from the hospital were arrested in their daughter’s death.(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 09:12 AM IST
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Mumbai bizman to appeal against life sentence in hijack hoax case

Acquittal, asking for benefit of the doubt will be focus of appeal: Birju Salla’s lawyer
Birju Salla was sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of ₹5 crore(HT Photo)
Birju Salla was sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of ₹5 crore(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 12:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai

German serial killer nurse appeals life term for 85 murders

The murder spree of patients aged between 34 to 96 took place between 2000 and 2005 before he was finally caught in the act.
Germany’s most prolific serial killer in the country’s post-war history has appealed his life sentence for 85 murders(HT File (Representative Image))
Germany’s most prolific serial killer in the country’s post-war history has appealed his life sentence for 85 murders(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 09:22 PM IST
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Berlin | By Agence France-Presse

Odisha Maoist leader gets life sentence for ‘waging war against state’

Panda was sentenced to life by a sessions court in Berhampur town in connection with a case in 2014 when police arrested him from the Badabazar area.
Panda, who has been behind bars since his arrest in July 2014 is accused in 135 cases. So far he has been acquitted in 52 cases. (Image used for representational purpose).(AFP PHOTO)
Panda, who has been behind bars since his arrest in July 2014 is accused in 135 cases. So far he has been acquitted in 52 cases. (Image used for representational purpose).(AFP PHOTO)
Updated on May 18, 2019 11:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Rs 2.5-cr public sector bank fraud: Six get life sentence

The convicts are Manoharlal Ahuja, 65, and his son Amit; Mahesh Bohra, 63; Sandesh Nage, 51; Shantilal Chuhan, 66, and Bhagawanji Joshi, 73.
Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday sentenced six people, including a former assistant general manager (AGM) of a nationalised bank, to life imprisonment, in connection with a Rs 2.5 crore bank fraud.(AFP)
Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday sentenced six people, including a former assistant general manager (AGM) of a nationalised bank, to life imprisonment, in connection with a Rs 2.5 crore bank fraud.(AFP)
Published on Apr 27, 2019 05:00 AM IST
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Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

1993 Ropar fake encounter: Absence of bullets in bodies nailed police lie

The police had claimed that they had fired 163 bullets when ambushed by unidentified people.
The family of one of the victims, Gurmail Singh, in a Mohali court.(HT Photo)
The family of one of the victims, Gurmail Singh, in a Mohali court.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shailee Dogra

Man, family members get life term for wife’s death over dowry demands in Odisha

A local court here has sentenced a man and three members of his family to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife over dowry within five months of the wedding in 2014.
Akhaya’s brother, Ajay Kumar Pal, another accused in the case, died in jail during the trial of the case.((Representative Picture/AFP Photo))
Akhaya’s brother, Ajay Kumar Pal, another accused in the case, died in jail during the trial of the case.((Representative Picture/AFP Photo))
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 03:36 PM IST
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Odisha | By Press Trust of India

Dal Khalsa holds protest to oppose life term to three Sikh youths in Punjab

Three men were awarded life imprisonment on for wanting to create Khalistan, and possessing literature for propaganda and inciting people to resort to violence.
Members of Dal Khalsa protesting out side court complex in Nawanshahr in Punjab on Wednesday(HT Photo)
Members of Dal Khalsa protesting out side court complex in Nawanshahr in Punjab on Wednesday(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 11:14 PM IST
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