Latika Vashist has argued compellingly for the need for forgiveness in these pages.
25 Jan 2020 1:10 AM
The timing and the context of the CJI’s remarks, however, offer reasons to worry.
25 Jan 2020 1:08 AM
In the Indian Penal Code, the punishment for rape is seven years of imprisonment, even as it is a criminal offence and not a civil wrong.
20 Dec 2019 5:52 AM
He was one of the Pakistan’s longest-serving rulers. He served as the President from 2001 to 2008.
17 Dec 2019 12:43 PM
The death penalty has no place in a civilised society. A civilised society does not exact revenge on a convict, says Sunil Gupta.
15 Dec 2019 6:44 AM
The apex court, on July 9, 2018, had dismissed the review pleas filed by three other convicts in the case.
10 Dec 2019 7:25 PM
'In view of the majority judgement, the review petition stands dismissed in its entirety,' the bench said.
07 Nov 2019 11:20 AM
Stephen West, who was convicted in the two killings more than 30 years ago, waited until Wednesday to choose his method of execution.
16 Aug 2019 11:43 AM
The high court and Supreme Court had awarded the death penalty to the accused.
01 Aug 2019 1:51 AM
Michael Kellogg, a Washington-based lawyer for the Saudi government, declined to comment.
30 Jul 2019 9:17 AM
Court held that cops delayed execution of penalty.
30 Jul 2019 2:00 AM
Lee will be the first one to be executed, with the date set for December 9, 2019.
26 Jul 2019 4:12 PM
The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court ordered all the sentences to run concurrently, judge said.
11 Jul 2019 7:17 PM
The petitioners argued that it would result in the violation of fundamental rights as established in Article 12 (1) of the constitution.
01 Jul 2019 6:19 PM
The trio was sentenced to death by sessions court for committing two gang rapes at Shakti Mill compound.
23 Feb 2019 2:49 AM
The decision comes in the wake of the rising number of crimes against children being reported from across the country.
28 Dec 2018 5:04 PM
1st death penalty based on SIT investigation.
21 Nov 2018 12:47 AM
Yashpal Singh was awarded death penalty while his co-convict in the case, Naresh Sherawat has been sentenced for life.
20 Nov 2018 5:33 PM
Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking.
11 Oct 2018 2:59 PM
Charge sheet was filed before a Mahila court in Chennai for cases under POCSO Act, nearly two months after the incident came to the fore.
13 Sep 2018 10:56 AM