Death Penalty

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President Pranab Mukherjee commutes death penalty of Assam man

Earlier, President Mukherjee had rejected mercy petitions of 22 death row convicts at a stretch.


Bill in RS to provide for death penalty for hijackers

Legislation to amend anti-hijack law is to incorporate global treaties like the Beijing Protocol, 2010.


China clears man 18 years after his execution

China is believed to execute more people for crimes than the rest of the world combined.


India votes against UNGA resolution on death penalty

India voted against the resolution as it goes “against our statutory law”.


Revenge isn’t sweet

A UN resolution in 2012 has called for a moratorium on the death penalty, which was adopted by 111 member states.


Bangla media tycoon gets death for 1971 war crimes

Amid heavy security, the court simultaneously sentenced him to a 72-year imprisonment for several other charges.


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


Centre files petition in SC for review of its verdict on Rajiv Gandhi killers

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


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.


Karunanidhi welcomes Supreme Court order on Rajiv assassination case

Karunanidhi welcomed the verdict and sought their immediate release.


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.


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.