Convict on death row in 2012 gang-rape case files mercy petition before President
A 23-year-old student was raped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus by six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out. One of the accused, Ram Singh, had hanged himself in jail and another accused, a juvenile, was given the maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment in a reform facility.
Kulbhushan Jadhav will be alive till he exhausts clemency: Pakistan
The spokesperson said India had failed to provide information sought on January 23, on the basis of Jadhav's confession of fomenting terror in Pakistan.
Manipuri activists appeal for clemency against death sentence
K Sobita, Chairperson of the State Women's Commission, told PTI that she wants the concerned authorities to review the sentence and award clemency.
Soccer-Shilton wants England to return to old-school defending
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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Phelan appointed permanent Hull City manager
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Madives ex-President Mohamed Nasheed appeals for clemency
Nasheed has appealed to President Abdulla Yameen to reduce his 13-year jail imprisonment under the country's anti-terrorism laws.
Confident Koeman says Everton can prevail over 'risky' City
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Phelan appointed permanent Hull City manager
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White House rules out clemency for Edward Snowden
Snowden in a recent interview had said that he wants to return to the US, where he is facing charges of unauthorized leak of classified documents.
Germany seeks clemency for Devinder Bhullar
Germany has sought clemency for death row convict Khalistani terrorist Devinder Bhullar and written a letter to India in this regard.
Punjab CM meets PM, seeks clemency for Bhullar
Parkash Singh Badal asked Prime Minister on Monday to find a way so that Khalistani terrorist Devendarpal Singh Bullar gets clemency.
Rashtrapati Bhavan defends clemency decisions
Rashtrapati Bhavan has defended its granting mercy to some death row convicts saying the power is not a private act of grace but a part of the constitution.
Power to grant clemency should be used judicially: Panel
The power to grant clemency should be used judiciously and mercy petitions should not be considered in cases of rape and murder,
Sarabjit Singh signs fresh appeal seeking clemency
Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh signs a fresh appeal seeking clemency that is addressed to the people of Pakistan and President Asif Ali Zardari.
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