January 24, 2020 11:31 am
When society celebrates an encounter killing of rape suspects, our judiciary should worry.
January 17, 2020 6:10 am
According to the report, 52.94 per cent of the 102 death penalties last year (54 death sentences) were given in cases involving sexual offences.
June 30, 2019 10:27 pm
President Maithripala Sirisena said Wednesday he was committed to bringing back capital punishment for drug offenders, months after vowing a tougher line on spiralling narcotics-related crime.
March 14, 2018 8:57 am
How have India’s Parliament, Law Commissions and the Supreme Court dealt with the question of capital punishment and the many issues it raises?
January 17, 2018 2:36 pm
Although the law commission report discussed whether the discretion of mode of execution should lie with the judge or the convict, the question of who would provide the injections to convicts remains unanswered.
December 21, 2016 4:26 pm
The growing reluctance of juries to sentence defendants to death is one of several factors contributing to the overall drop in executions.
May 07, 2016 5:59 pm
First-of-its-kind report provides 360-degree view of the administration of capital punishment — who gets it, and what it is to live in death’s shadow.
September 02, 2015 12:52 am
Differentiating between terror and other cases for death penalty is unsustainable.
July 31, 2015 3:58 pm
Shouting slogans against capital punishment, the leaders were demanding the release of all the political prisoners in the valley.
July 31, 2015 2:55 am
Carrying placards that declared, “Hanging is the most premeditated of murders”, the protesters claimed that the execution of Memon should not have taken place on the merits of the case itself.
February 18, 2016 10:00 am
Guwahati, Feb 18 (ANI): Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail Bora has demanded capital punishment for his mother and others who are accused in his sister Sheena Bora murder case. He said that he had been saying from the beginning that Peter Mukerjea is involved in the conspiracy.