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Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3

The convicts were scheduled to be executed on Jan 22, but the execution was suspended indefinately by a Delhi court

17 Feb 2020 5:13 PM

Nirbhaya case: 'Execution will not happen on Jan 22': Delhi govt to HC

However, Delhi govt and Centre said that petition against death warrant is 'premature'.

15 Jan 2020 2:00 PM

Nirbhaya rape case: Tihar jail asks UP for 2 hangmen amid speculation of execution

The court is currently hearing a petition filed by the parents of the victim seeking the execution of all the convicts to be expedited.

12 Dec 2019 6:28 PM

Saudi boy arrested at 13for political unrest won't be executed

Rights groups reported this month that the Saudi public prosecutor had sought the death penalty for Qureiris.

16 Jun 2019 1:06 PM

North Korean official ‘executed’ over failed summit with US seen enjoying concert

Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have been at a standstill, since the second summit between Trump and Kim broke down

03 Jun 2019 3:16 PM


SC issues notice to Centre, asks to find replacement for execution by hanging

A provision in the Criminal Procedure Code provides that the mode of execution of death penalty would be hanging by the neck.

06 Oct 2017 4:33 PM

Saudi Arabia defends judiciary amid outcry over executions

Rights group Reprieve says the initial judgment came from a “secretive” counter terrorism court.

05 Aug 2017 11:58 AM

UN accuses ISIS of executing 163 civilians in Mosul on June 1

'The brutality of Daesh and other terrorist groups seemingly knows no bounds', said Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

06 Jun 2017 3:47 PM

Execute Jadhav immediately if death sentence not overturned: plea in Pak SC

The petitioner requested the Supreme Court to order the immediate execution if he failed to get his capital punishment overturned.

28 May 2017 12:11 PM

Saudi Arabia executed 153 in 2016, including 47 on a single day

Rights group Amnesty International said Saudi Arabia carried out at least 158 death sentences in 2015, coming third after Iran and Pakistan.

01 Jan 2017 8:19 AM