Up to investigators to sort it out: Shashi Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar's death row
Asked what he would say on AIIMS' forensic dept's head Dr Gupta's allegations, Tharoor only said, "Nothing to say about anything about that person."
Eight more death row prisoners hanged as Pakistan resumes execution after Ramzan
More than 8,000 prisoners are on death row in Pakistan and a...
Death penalty debate rages on as court considers plea of Nirbhaya convict
There are over 50 countries that still allow capital punishment and...
Tihar jail asks UP for two hangmen, speculation over Nirbhaya killers' execution
The Tihar Jail in Delhi has asked Uttar Pradesh to provide two hangmen on short notice, amid reports that four men convicted in the Nirbhaya rape-and-murder case may be executed soon. Uttar Pradesh's Additional Director General (Prisons) Anand Kumar told reporters on Thursday that the department is ready to provide the hangmen.
Government asks states to implement SC order on death row convicts
Superintendents of Jail are directed to intimate the rejection of mercy petitions to the nearest legal aid centre apart from intimating the convicts.
UN rights experts hail Supreme Court's ruling on death row convicts
"This judgement by the SC reaffirms the value of human rights and respect for human life, as enshrined in the Indian Constitution," said Christof Heyns.
"SC ruling gives hope for death row convicts in Rajiv case"
MDMK Leader Vaiko described the ruling as "panacea" and "opening the way" for abolishing the death sentence in India.
Nirbhaya case: SC to hear review plea of a convict on December 17
A 23-year-old paramedic student, who came to be known as Nirbhaya, was gang-raped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus in south Delhi by six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out on the road.
Flying enthusiast Ramesh Rao’s death row: Is it pilot error or engine failure? opinion differs
The DGCA, which issues licences for micro light pilots, probes any accident or incident involving an aircraft on the Indian soil.
Rajiv Gandhi case: CBI opposes death row convict Perarivalan's plea
In its counter, CBI submitted that Perarivalan did not have any locus standi to file the petition since the Supreme Court has already heard and disposed of his appeals.
Doing everything possible to bring back 5 fishermen from Sri Lanka: Syed Akbaruddin
Government says it has accorded "very high priority" to bring back five Indian fishermen on death row from Sri Lanka.
Man on death row in Pune blasts may walk free: Sushilkumar Shinde
Shinde cited the example of Muslim youths who were given a clean chit in the Malegaon blasts case after the NIA found that they had been wrongly charged by the Maharashtra Police in the case.
Tandoor case: SC starts hearing on plea of death row convict
SC commenced hearing on a petition filed by jailed former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma challenging his conviction and death sentence.
Subramanian Swamy urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring back Indian fishermen on Lanka death row
Subramanian Swamy said, as per provisions of the treaty, the fishermen could be allowed to seek "legal remedies" in Indian courts.
Nithari case: Supreme Court rejects review plea of death row convict Surinder Koli
"We reject the review petition. No grounds have been made to persuade us to reconsider earlier decision," a bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu said.
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