His lawyers asked that prosecutors be barred from seeking death penalty, saying Trump's tweets have made a fair legal process impossible.
07 Sep 2018 4:01 PM
The court had convicted Zakir Hussain and acquitted five other accused for lack of evidence on September 4.
07 Sep 2018 3:53 PM
The five are among 18 people, including a woman, on death row for drug offences whose execution will go ahead, according to Sirisena.
23 Aug 2018 11:26 AM
Madhya Pradesh was the first state to promulgate a law to award death penalty to individuals accused in rape of minor girls.
22 Aug 2018 9:10 AM
The man had raped the woman at a deserted place, killed her by crushing her head with a stone and then disposed of the body in a well.
19 Aug 2018 8:54 AM
The earth needs to be rid of such 'demons', CM said after unfurling the national flag at the Independence Day function.
15 Aug 2018 5:09 PM
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 30, was approved by a voice vote in the Upper House.
06 Aug 2018 9:25 PM
Capital punishment was earlier allowed 'if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor.'
02 Aug 2018 7:03 PM
The legislation that will enable the death penalty to be awarded to rapists of children below 12 should be welcomed.
01 Aug 2018 12:17 AM
The bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years.
31 Jul 2018 1:36 AM
Justice Madan B Lokur, chairman of SC Juvenile Justice Committee, said judgement in such cases had to be delivered on the basis of evidence.
23 Jul 2018 1:36 PM
Public prosecutor said that the case was fast-tracked and trial was completed after 13 hearings.
21 Jul 2018 6:19 PM
The decision was taken on Wednesday at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
18 Jul 2018 7:44 PM
Kovind also gives assent to the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance.
23 Apr 2018 1:16 AM
The Kathua rape is not the norm; most cases of child abuse take place within our homes and in our neighbourhoods.
23 Apr 2018 12:26 AM
DCW chief had been demanding death penalty for rape of minors and setting up of fast-track courts to try rape cases and other demands.
22 Apr 2018 4:39 PM
Rape in Kathua and Unnao have provoked unmatched displays of public anger since 2012 gangrape murder of Delhi woman.
21 Apr 2018 9:23 AM
At an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, Trump unveiled an anti-opioid abuse plan, including his death penalty recommendation.
20 Mar 2018 3:11 PM
The Criminal Law (Haryana Amendment) Bill, moved by the state's parliamentary affairs min was passed on the last day of the budget session.
15 Mar 2018 8:19 PM
With this, Rajasthan has become the second state in the country after Madhya Pradesh approving death sentence for those convicted of such rapes.
10 Mar 2018 5:17 AM