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Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China on drug charges

China has similarly sentenced two other Canadians to death on drug trafficking charges last year as a diplomatic row escalated with Canada

06 Aug 2020 3:28 PM

Odisha man gets death for raping, killing 3-yr-old girl

Adjudicating the case, the court pronounced the quantum of the punishment statements of as many as 28 witnesses were examined during the trial.

20 Dec 2019 5:37 AM

Death sentence for Musharraf a clear message to the military

Musharraf is required to be present in the country to file an appeal against his conviction but his return is improbable.

19 Dec 2019 4:47 AM

Imran Khan cuts short Geneva visit, calls meeting to discuss Musharraf verdict

The government, too, expressed its reservations to the verdict.

18 Dec 2019 8:41 PM

Supreme Court halts execution of man who raped, murdered 2 siblings in Tamil Nadu

Majority decision concluded that convict showed no remorse for crime, and categorized it as ‘rarest of rare category’, deserving death.

17 Sep 2019 6:25 PM


Death penalty exception, life term is rule, says SC

The death sentence must be imposed only when life imprisonment appears to be an altogether inappropriate punishment.

21 Mar 2019 1:52 AM

MP man gets death penalty for raping, killing his 6-year-old daughter

The 42-year-old accused suspected his wife's character and believed the victim was not his biological child, the prosecution said.

25 Dec 2018 10:03 AM

Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has worst air of any major city on planet, World Health Organization says.

05 Nov 2018 10:10 AM

Egypt sentences 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years

In a statement, Amnesty condemned Saturday's death sentences and heavy prison terms after what it called a 'disgraceful mass trial'.

09 Sep 2018 2:19 PM

Father of 8-yr-old Mandsaur rape victim says no to money, demands death penalty

On Saturday, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to investigate the rape of an eight-year-old girl, police said.

01 Jul 2018 10:07 AM


Penka the cow sentenced to death by Brussels for straying from Bulgaria into Serbia

Penka was sentenced to death because she lacked the correct paperwork for entering the European Union.

05 Jun 2018 1:32 PM

Man gets death for killing former employer’s 12-yr-old son

The convict committed the crime to settle a score with his former employer, whose son he abducted and killed.

24 May 2018 4:20 AM

Hanging safer, quicker: Govt to SC on alternative execution method

The PIL sought to declare that the right to die by a dignified procedure of death as a fundamental right as defined under Article 21.

24 Apr 2018 3:52 PM

Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists

The militants include those who shot dead Amjad Sabri, one of the country’s finest Sufi Qawwals, on June 22, 2016.

02 Apr 2018 7:15 PM

Man swears revenge for entire family’s murder, turns out it was own son

‘Imagine two people in your family who you love most. Now, imagine one of them murders the other.’

14 Feb 2018 4:09 PM


Former TV host Ilyasi gets life for killing wife

Satisfied with verdict, says Suhaib’s mother-in-law.

21 Dec 2017 2:16 AM

Jisha murder, rape: Convict Ameerul Islam gets death sentence

The Ernakulam chief judicial magistrate court on Thursday sentenced Ameerul Islam to death for killing, raping and murdering Jisha in 2016.

14 Dec 2017 11:44 AM

China: ‘Master’ tomb raider gets death penalty for robbing relics from burial sites

Yao Yuzhong made a 30-year career out of robbing historical burial sites.

30 Nov 2017 6:41 PM

Court gives death sentence to 3 convicts of Kopardi rape, murder case

The brutal incident triggered widespread protests from the Maratha community, who took out marches across the state over it.

29 Nov 2017 1:28 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