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Tamil Nadu government announces release of 67 life convicts, DMK welcomes move

June 04, 2018 6:30 pm

In the first phase, 67 convicts who have served 10 years, in prisons across the state, as on February 25 would be released. The decision had been announced by Chief Minister K Palaniswami during an MGR birth centenary event at Dindigul in December last.

Most on death row are poor, from backward caste groups, minorities: Law University report

May 07, 2016 5:57 pm

The Death Penalty Research Project, undertaken by researchers at the National Law University in Delhi, found that over 80 per cent of prisoners facing capital punishment had not completed school and nearly half had begun working before the age of 18.

HC slams ‘mechanical’ way to decide bails,paroles for convicts

May 26, 2012 4:31 am

The Gujarat High Court has slammed the “mechanical approach” of the state government officials in dealing with applications for bail or parole from convicts lodged inside jails.

Abolish death penalty,says DMK MP

September 08, 2011 2:46 am

Ahead of the TN Assembly adopting a resolution seeking to reconsider death penalty for the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi killing.

Two-year jail for accused in Bhopal gas case is less:CBI to SC

April 19, 2011 10:29 pm

Two-year jail term to the convicts in Bhopal gas case is grossly disproportionate,the SC said.

Godhra sentencing likely today,security upped

March 01, 2011 2:16 am

Ahead of the sentencing of 31 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case slated for Tuesday

58 militants undergoing convictions in J-K

March 24, 2010 11:54 am

J-K govt said that 58 ultras,including 43 foreign mercenaries,were undergoing convictions for indulging in militancy-related incidents in the state.

Khairlanji case: HC to hear convict’s’ appeals from Aug 24

July 03, 2009 4:03 pm

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court will start hearing the appeals filed by convicts in the infamous Khairlanji Dalit killing case from August 24.