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Rape-murder case involving a 7-year-old girl: Chennai court hands out death sentence to the convict

Supreme Court Affirms Death sentence for Rape and Murder of two minors

While “The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019” awaits the President’s assent, the Supreme Court has utilized the legislative intent to...
A man walks past graffiti depicting a message against rape of minors/Photo: UNI

Rapes & Murders: When Death is no Deterrent

Above: A man walks past graffiti depicting a message against rape of minors/Photo: UNI Though Madhya Pradesh has set up fast-track courts and incentives to...
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SC Commutes Death Penalty, Sentences Child Rapist To 25 Years Without Remission

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of a man held guilty of committing rape of a five-year-old girl and then killing...
Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

A convict had his death sentence commuted to life after the judges saw his poems and circumstances and felt it did not fit the...
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Supreme Court Confirms Death Sentence To Punjab Man, Says “Only Punishment Befitting Crime”

The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded to a man in Punjab who had killed six people by drowning them in...
The number of death penalty awarded for child rapes in MP is striking (representative image)/Photo: UNI

Top Executioner

Above: The number of death penalty awarded for child rapes in MP is striking (representative image)/Photo: UNI A scheme that gives incentives based on convictions...

Death Row Inmates: Scaling Down Sentences

Above: Justice Kurien Joseph revived the death penalty debate in one of his last judgments/Photo: Anil Shakya Recent court judgments have tended to take a...
Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Students protesting at Vijay Chowk after the Nirbhaya gangrape-murder in 2012/Photo: Anil Shakya Five years, six months and 23 days after a 23-year-old paramedic student...
3 mass murder accused to hang

3 mass murder accused to hang

The Allahabad High Court has pronounced death sentence for 3 accused. Those sentenced were Moin, Jacob, and Sajid. Six members of a particular family, including...
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Punjab & Haryana HC explain ‘aggrieved person’ in death sentence commutation plea

The Punjab & Haryana High Court bench of Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain has ruled that a stranger cannot be permitted to enter into any...
India Legal show: Death by hanging is cruel and barbaric, feel most panelists

India Legal show: Death by hanging is cruel and barbaric, feel most panelists

The latest edition of India Legal show deliberated on the contentious issue of death penalty by hanging and whether death penalty should be abolished...
Nithari killings: Koli gets another death sentence; Pandher too to hang

Nithari killings: Koli gets another death sentence; Pandher too to hang

Above: Surinder Koli (left) and Moninder Singh Pandher Nithari (in Noida) businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli were sentenced to death...

'death sentence' - 12 News Results

Rape-murder case involving a 7-year-old girl: Chennai court hands out death sentence to the convict

Supreme Court Affirms Death sentence for Rape and Murder of two minors

While “The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019” awaits the President’s assent, the Supreme Court has utilized the legislative intent to...
A man walks past graffiti depicting a message against rape of minors/Photo: UNI

Rapes & Murders: When Death is no Deterrent

Above: A man walks past graffiti depicting a message against rape of minors/Photo: UNI Though Madhya Pradesh has set up fast-track courts and incentives to...
Death Sentence

SC Commutes Death Penalty, Sentences Child Rapist To 25 Years Without Remission

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of a man held guilty of committing rape of a five-year-old girl and then killing...
Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

A convict had his death sentence commuted to life after the judges saw his poems and circumstances and felt it did not fit the...
Death Sentence

Supreme Court Confirms Death Sentence To Punjab Man, Says “Only Punishment Befitting Crime”

The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded to a man in Punjab who had killed six people by drowning them in...
The number of death penalty awarded for child rapes in MP is striking (representative image)/Photo: UNI

Top Executioner

Above: The number of death penalty awarded for child rapes in MP is striking (representative image)/Photo: UNI A scheme that gives incentives based on convictions...

Death Row Inmates: Scaling Down Sentences

Above: Justice Kurien Joseph revived the death penalty debate in one of his last judgments/Photo: Anil Shakya Recent court judgments have tended to take a...
Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Students protesting at Vijay Chowk after the Nirbhaya gangrape-murder in 2012/Photo: Anil Shakya Five years, six months and 23 days after a 23-year-old paramedic student...
3 mass murder accused to hang

3 mass murder accused to hang

The Allahabad High Court has pronounced death sentence for 3 accused. Those sentenced were Moin, Jacob, and Sajid. Six members of a particular family, including...
Death Sentence

Punjab & Haryana HC explain ‘aggrieved person’ in death sentence commutation plea

The Punjab & Haryana High Court bench of Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain has ruled that a stranger cannot be permitted to enter into any...
India Legal show: Death by hanging is cruel and barbaric, feel most panelists

India Legal show: Death by hanging is cruel and barbaric, feel most panelists

The latest edition of India Legal show deliberated on the contentious issue of death penalty by hanging and whether death penalty should be abolished...
Nithari killings: Koli gets another death sentence; Pandher too to hang

Nithari killings: Koli gets another death sentence; Pandher too to hang

Above: Surinder Koli (left) and Moninder Singh Pandher Nithari (in Noida) businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli were sentenced to death...

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