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Supreme Court stays execution of man on death row

August 13, 2017 9:07 am

In its judgement, the high court had held that Madan and his associates had indiscriminately fired upon the victims and considering the gravity of offence, it was covered under the category of thhe rarest of rare cases warranting death penalty.

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.

On Death Row with lover, she hands over child to college mate

August 02, 2015 4:00 am

Saifi, 30, a Bulandshahr-based journalist, said, “Shabnam had two requests before she sent the boy with us. She asked me never to take him to her native village. She feared for his life. She also wanted us to change his name.”

US: A prisoner, whose confession freed a death row inmate, walks out of jail

October 31, 2014 3:52 am

A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate was released after he recanted.

Haryana govt gets official confirmation to hang couple amid SC stay on all executions

April 09, 2014 5:35 pm

In the midst of a Supreme Court order staying the execution of all convicts on death row,the Haryana government has been caught in a legal quandary over the fate of two such prisoners after receiving a reference,detailing the rejection of the mercy plea filed by the duo,from the President’s office.

Bhullar’s family should be allowed to meet him: NHRC

April 18, 2013 2:10 am

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday “strongly” recommended to the government to allow close relatives of Khalistani terrorist

Pakistan court acquits Christian man on death row for blasphemy

April 05, 2013 9:39 am

Police in Lahore,arrested Younas Masih,and registered a case against him.

Convictions of US woman on death row overturned

March 15, 2013 11:29 am

Debra Jean Milke told him he was going to see Santa Claus at a mall during the holidays.

Media ‘misinterpreted’ Rajoana’s letter: Sister

April 17, 2014 2:18 pm

THE sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana,a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh,said that the letter recently written by him was allegedly “misinterpreted” by the media.

Investigators work to join Afzal,Bhullar,death row,ISI dots

September 08, 2011 2:34 am

Delhi HC blast: Suspicion on new modules working under the radar,raking up clemency issues.