Death Penalty

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Don’t blame judges for death penalty: SC

Sharma represented convicts Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, whose death sentences have been stayed by the SC, pending their appeal.

Centre to file curative petition in apex court

A three-judge Bench had passed an order on January 21 commuting the death penalty.

SC junks Centre’s plea against commutation of death penalty

The Centre, however, filed a review petition contending it was beyond the powers of the court to sit over appeal in such matter

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Delhi court awards death penalty to three convicts in gangrape, murder case

Three youths were held guilty of kidnapping, gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old girl in 2012.

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Karunanidhi welcomes Supreme Court order on Rajiv assassination case

Karunanidhi welcomed the verdict and sought their immediate release.

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Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mother happy with verdict, now hopes for son’s release

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty of convict A G Perarivalan involved in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

SC commuted to life imprisonment the death penalty for three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Supreme Court spares convicts death, state may remit sentence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers to life imprisonment.

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Supreme Court stays execution of terror case convict Bhullar, issues notice to Centre and Delhi government

The SC stayed the execution of Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, who is on a death row in 1993 Delhi blast case.

SC refused to hear a PIL against allotment of plots to judges of  HC of Odisha and Gujarat.

Bending towards justice

After clemency, the court must address the death penalty itself.

A week after the Supreme Court ruled that “delay is a ground for commuting death penalty to life sentence”, the government is set to file a review petition against the verdict.

Govt to ask SC to review ruling on death penalty

Court to hear Rajiv convicts’ plea seeking commutation of sentence to life term today.

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Pakistan court sentences Briton to death for blasphemy, imposes Rs 1 million fine

A British national of Pakistani origin, arrested in 2010 for writing letters claiming to be a prophet, was sentenced to death.

Perarivalan statement not recorded verbatim: Docu quotes ex-officer

A former CBI officer involved in investigations into the Rajiv Gandhi assassination has purportedly said he did not record verbatim the statement of A G Perarivalan sentenced to death in the case. Part of the statement where Perarivalan said he was not aware of why he was asked to purchase batteries was not recorded,a documentary […]

Pakistan to try Musharraf for treason

He could face the death penalty or life in prison if he is convicted of treason.

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