Death sentence of fmr Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Balwant Singh commuted to life term
The Centre has commuted the death penalty of Balwa...
MHA commutes death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana; informs Punjab, Chandigarh administrations
Rajoana, who was sentenced to death in 2007,...
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...
Disclose file notings on mercy petition of death row convict: CIC to MHA
Kokde has been convicted for hatching a criminal conspiracy, abducting, raping and killing a BPO employee working at Hinjewadi, Pune on November 1, 2007.
Pakistan court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy
In a landmark verdict, Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy.
Delhi government recommends rejection of mercy plea of one of convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya case
Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain has sent the file to Lt Governor Anil Baijal with Arvind Kejriwal government's recommendations in the case, they told . Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing the gallows in the gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedic student, had filed a mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind.
1993 blasts death-row convict Tahir Merchant dead
Merchant, who was lodged in the Yerawada Central Jail here, suffered a heart attack in the prison around 3 a.m. and was rushed to the Sassoon Hospital.
Pak death row terrorists acquitted in school attack case
The judge acquitted Saad Aziz alias Tin Tin and Tahir Hussain Minhas alias Saeen in a case in which they were accused of throwing hand grenades at a school in 2013.
Former soldier on death row for 27 years without parole
Rai’s wife, through senior advocate Shekhar Naphade, narrated the Armyman’s pitiable story on Friday before a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud.
Execution date set for first Indian-origin death-row prisoner in US
However, he is likely to get a reprieve because of a 2015 moratorium on death penalty by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.
1993 Mumbai blasts: Supreme Court stays execution of death row convict
All the seven accused faced multiple charges including criminal conspiracy, waging war against the government and murder.
Supreme Court asks government about modes of execution in other countries
The court, however, made it clear that the apex court would not decide as to what should be the mode of executing a condemned prisoner in India.
Maharashtra case: Third special hearing on non-working day in 2019
This is the third instance when the apex court this year held hearing on a holiday. The combine on Saturday night had filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the Maharashtra governor's decision to swear-in BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister and demanded an immediate floor test to avoid "further horse trading" and sought urgent hearing.
December 16 gangrape: Two death row convicts file review plea in SC
The review petition by convicts Vinay Sharma and Pawan Kumar Gupta came after the apex court on December 12 completed the hearing on the review plea filed by another death row convict Mukesh.
Want guarantee on safety of Jadhav's wife, mother: India to Pakistan
Around three days back, India sent its response to Pakistan's offer of allowing Jadhav's wife to meet him and Kumar said now India is waiting for Islamabad's reply to it.
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