Death Penalty

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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.

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China clears man 18 years after his execution

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

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India votes against UNGA resolution on death penalty

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

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.