July 29, 2015 6:08 pm
The petition cites the long duration of the trial and Memon’s ill mental health as reasons why he should be granted mercy.
July 29, 2015 6:21 pm
A plea against death sentence will now be heard by a three-judge bench in open court.
September 01, 2014 12:08 pm
The two hangings carried out under UPA-II were of terror case convicts Ajmal Kasab (November 2012) and Afzal Guru (February 2013).
March 02, 2014 12:34 am
Centre submitted that January 21 judgement, by which 15 condemned prisoners were granted life and paved the way for similar relief for Rajiv Gandhi killers, is “patently illegal, suffers from errors apparent”.
March 01, 2014 3:20 pm
According to the SC verdict, undue delay by the govt in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence.
August 09, 2013 4:24 am
Another bench said the court had created a new jurisdiction by entertaining such appeals.
April 15, 2013 1:22 am
Two days after the Supreme Court rejected the mercy plea of KLF militant Davinderpal Singh Bhullar,the Punjab government on Sunday wrote to the Centre seeking 45 companies of paramilitary forces
April 12, 2013 2:42 pm
SC verdict on Bhullar could translate into pleas of other death row convicts being dealt with similarly.
April 06, 2013 3:26 pm
Dharampal had murdered the victim and four members of her family while out on parole in 1993
May 09, 2012 4:01 pm
The allegation against the UPA sitting on mercy petitions was not based on facts,says PC.