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capital punishment

Nirbhaya case: 'God must have held his head in shame...' SG says in SC

The apex court 'confirmed' capital punishment awarded to 1 of the 4convicts, Akshay Kumar Singh, in the case by dismissing his plea.

18 Dec 2019 7:13 PM

Kamlesh Tiwari's kin meets Adityanath at residence, demands capital punishment

The victim's wife, said the UP CM assured her that justice would be done after the meeting.

20 Oct 2019 2:58 PM

Malaysia to abolish death penalty, says minister

Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking.

11 Oct 2018 2:59 PM

Court awards life sentence to man for killing 3-yr-old

Sessions judge, Salman Azmi had convicted Shrivastav last month but pronouncement on his quantum of punishment was pending.

09 May 2018 2:23 AM

Pakistan army chief confirms death sentence for 11 terrorists: report

The terrorists were involved in killing of 36 civilians, 24 armed forces, police officials besides injuring 142 others.

05 May 2018 4:22 PM


Alabama executes inmate, 83, oldest in modern US history

A group called Americans for a Competent Federal Judicial System claimed the attacks.

20 Apr 2018 10:39 AM

Pockets of concentration camp: US to re-introduce nitrogen for executions

The United States is a rarity among developed nations in allowing capital punishment.

15 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

Haryana to enact law ensuring capital punishment for minor rape: CM

The state will also make a request for setting up fast-track courts for dealing with rape cases to ensure speedy justice to victims.

20 Jan 2018 7:46 PM

Maharashtra: 3 given death sentence in 2014 Loni Mavala gangrape and murder case

On Aug 22, 2014, the 3 convicts kidnapped a minor in the Loni Mavala area, gangraped and killed her.

10 Nov 2017 9:12 PM

Indian-origin Malaysian man executed in Singapore for drug trafficking

Srivijayan had his death sentence carried out at Singapore's Changi Prison Complex, said the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

14 Jul 2017 1:32 PM


PPP against capital punishment, Kulbhushan must not be hanged: Bilawal Bhutto

According to ISPR, Jadhav was arrested for his 'involvement in espionage and sabotage activities' in Balochistan and Karachi city.

11 Apr 2017 7:11 PM

Turkey may seek reinstatement of death penalty punishment

The death penalty was banned in Turkey in 2004.

25 Feb 2017 10:56 AM

WB court gives death penalty to 3 LeT men on terror charges

This is the first time any Pakistan national, convicted of terror, has been handed capital punishment in West Bengal.

21 Jan 2017 4:22 PM