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After MP, Rajasthan passes bill on death for rape of girls aged up to 12

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan has become second state after Madhya Pradesh to pass such a bill.

09 Mar 2018 6:28 PM

Indian-origin man faces death penalty for murder of co-worker in Singapore

Arimuram allegedly got into a fight with Perumal, who was then driving a prime mover and he was a passenger.

17 Feb 2018 6:28 PM

Centre opposes plea for death penalty for convicts in rape cases of minors

'The death penalty is not the answer to everything,' Additional Solicitor General PS Narasimha, appearing for the Centre, said.

02 Feb 2018 11:09 AM

'Spirit alcohol' claims 9 lives in UP's Barabanki, probe underway

On a related note, the Adityanath govt recently passed a bill giving death penalty, life imprisonment for those dealing in illicit liquor.

11 Jan 2018 1:18 PM

Need to come on roads again to protest, wake up sleeping system: DCW chief

Chief of Delhi Commission for Women fed up of child rapes in the capital, demands death penalty for rapist within 6 months.

07 Nov 2017 12:40 PM


Singapore: Indian-origin man stabs wife to death, surrenders

Krishnan Raju has been charged in the State Court with causing the death; if convicted, he faces the death penalty.

28 Oct 2017 7:17 PM

Why is SC distracted with non-vital issues?

The Supreme Court also recently persuaded itself to hear a plea to have Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination investigated afresh.

09 Oct 2017 1:20 AM

Pak begins process to select ad-hoc judge in Kubhushan Jadhav case

India had moved the Hague-based International Court of Justice against Mr Jadhav's death penalty handed down by a Pakistani military court.

15 Aug 2017 5:41 PM

Prime accused in Junaid's lynching sent to 2-day police custody

The incident took place on June 22 Junaid along with his brothers were allegedly attacked by a mob while returning to their village.

09 Jul 2017 9:17 PM

Pak hanged 465 prisoners since 2014, 5th most prolific executioner globally: report

Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) said that the use of death penalty is used as a political tool and even as a jail overcrowding solution.

07 Jul 2017 6:54 PM


Father gets death penalty for killing pregnant daughter

After the murder, Eknath Kisan Kumbharkar (47) is said to have stated that his daughter Pramila had disgraced him and so he had killed her.

21 Jun 2017 1:32 AM

It’s time India should move ICJ against Pak on all issues

The BJP government had said that moving the ICJ against Pakistan in the matter is not “practical”.

24 May 2017 2:02 AM

Direct dialogue could lessen tensions in Jadhav case: US to India, Pak

A State Department spokesperson said that India and Pakistan could stand to benefit from practical cooperation.

16 May 2017 8:54 AM

Pak preparing strategy, to question ICJ jurisdiction on Jadhav case

Necessary to keep all options confidential so that India might not know the strategy being devised, says Pak Attorney General.

13 May 2017 1:20 PM

Three get death for rape and murder of Pune techie

Not a single witness turned hostile in the case.

10 May 2017 2:25 AM


A case that justifies use of death penalty

One of the six accused committed suicide in jail and another was a teenager who has served out his three-year jail term.

07 May 2017 12:23 AM

Supreme Court rules death for Nirbhaya gangrape convicts

The four convicted in the case had approached the SC against the Delhi HC's order that had confirmed death penalty awarded by trial court.

05 May 2017 2:21 PM

Jadhav case: India summons Pakistan deputy high commissioner

Shah's summoning comes five days after Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale had met the Pakistan foreign secretary.

19 Apr 2017 9:51 PM

Army veterans protest Jadhav's death sentence near Pak High Commission

Nearly two dozen ex-servicemen, including Col (retd) Ravi Tokas and Col (retd) KPS Rana, took part in the protest.

12 Apr 2017 9:12 PM

Kulbhushan can appeal death penalty in 60 days: Pak

The sentence had sparked an angry reaction from India which said Jadhav’s execution would be treated as 'premeditated murder'.

11 Apr 2017 7:38 PM