Nirbhaya case: One of four gang rape convicts moves HC against death warrant
The four convicts -- Vinay Sharma (26), Mukesh Kumar (32), Akshay Kumar Singh (31) and Pawan Gupta (25) -- are to be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail as a Delhi court has issued their death warrants on January 7. The plea of convict Mukesh is listed for hearing on Wednesday before a bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal.
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 ...
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.
Tihar Jail says will seek 2 hangmen from UP to execute Nirbhaya convicts
Last month, before the death warrant was issued, Tihar authorities had written to Uttar Pradesh prison authority, seeking services of a hangman from Meerut, the official added.
Nirbhaya Case: Court issues death warrant, hanging to take place on January 22
The apex court had on July 9 last year dismissed the review pleas filed by the other three convicts — Mukesh (30), Pawan Gupta (23) and Vinay Sharma (24) — in the case, saying no grounds have been made out by them for review of the 2017 verdict.
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.
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.
Death row convict: SC seeks Delhi HC to decide Chhattisgarh plea
Sardar in his plea before the Delhi High Court had contended that there was delay of two years and two months by the President.
Jigisha murder case: Death row convict challenges conviction
The trio are also facing trial for the murder of TV journalist Soumya Viswanathan, killed a year before Jigisha.
Jigisha case: HC issues production warrant to death row convicts
A bench of justices Gita Mittal and R K Gauba directed Tihar Jail authorities here to produce convicts Ravi Kapoor and Amit Shukla before it on September 15.
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