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Bangladeshi Couple Get Death Sentence For Selling Teenager To Brothel In India

Bangladeshi Couple Get Death Sentence For Selling Teenager To Brothel In India

According to the prosecution, the convicts took the girl to India and sold her there to a brothel in 2009.

18 May 2022
Over 400 Death Row Prisoners In Indian Jails Till 2020: Data

Over 400 Death Row Prisoners In Indian Jails Till 2020: Data

Of the total death row prisoners, 94 were sentenced to capital punishment in 2020, stated the National Crime Records Bureau's annual 'Prison Statistics India...

31 January 2022

UP Court Awards Death Penalty To Three In Triple Murder Case

Following a probe, the three were arrested and a charge sheet was submitted in court, police said.

A Case Against Death Penalty

A Case Against Death Penalty

The recent exoneration of three death-row convicts by the Supreme Court poses complex questions about capital punishment and its application in India.

28 January 2022

'Rarest Of The Rare Case': UP Man Awarded Death Sentence For Raping And Murdering 5 Month Old Cousin

'In our country, little girls are considered to be incarnations of goddesses and people worship them... In such circumstances, raping and murdering a little...

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05 August 2021
Sudanese Court Sentences 6 To Death For Killing Protesters

Sudanese Court Sentences 6 To Death For Killing Protesters

Sudan has been on a fragile path to democratic rule since the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, following four months of mass protests.


08 July 2021
Man Penalized With Death Sentence For Brutal Killing Of Mother In Maharashtra

Man Penalized With Death Sentence For Brutal Killing Of Mother In Maharashtra

District and Sessions judge Mahesh Jadhav considered the case as rarest of rare and awarded capital punishment to Sunil Kuchikorvi, who after killing his...


18 June 2021
Biden's Silence On Executions Adds To Death Penalty Disarray

Biden's Silence On Executions Adds To Death Penalty Disarray

President Joe Biden is expected to take swift action against the death penalty as the first sitting president to oppose capital punishment, especially since an...


10 April 2021
Saudi Arabia Executes 3 Soldiers For Committing 'High Treason'

Saudi Arabia Executes 3 Soldiers For Committing 'High Treason'

The Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in the Defence Ministry


03 April 2021
Man Given Death Sentence For Raping 10-Year-Old, 'Record Time' Judgement In Three And A Half Months

Man Given Death Sentence For Raping 10-Year-Old, 'Record Time' Judgement In Three And A Half Months

Additional Government Counsel Ajumed Singh Chauhan said the offence was committed on December 14, 2020, when Neeraj had lured the girl to a desolate place in...


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21 January 2021
Brother, Uncle Get Double Death Sentence For Raping, Beheading 11-Year-Old Girl In MP

Brother, Uncle Get Double Death Sentence For Raping, Beheading 11-Year-Old Girl In MP

The 42-year-old man and his 25-year-old son brutally raped and then killed the minor on March 24, 2019.


13 January 2021
US Carries Out First Execution Of Female Inmate Since 1953

US Carries Out First Execution Of Female Inmate Since 1953

Lisa Montgomery, 52 was the only woman on federal death row in seven decades


04 December 2020
SC Poser To Centre On Delay In Proposal To Commute Rajoana's Death Sentence

SC Poser To Centre On Delay In Proposal To Commute Rajoana's Death Sentence

Balwant Singh Rajoana was convicted in the 1995 assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.


29 March 2020
Opinion | Stones, Blades And Sticks: 92 Rapes In A Day, And The Thought of Justice Hanging On A Tree

Opinion | Stones, Blades And Sticks: 92 Rapes In A Day, And The Thought of Justice Hanging On A Tree

Capital punishment for rape leaves me more scared than before -- for self and society -- writes poet-playwright Annie Zaidi, after the Nirbhaya hanging.


20 March 2020
'My Fight Begins Now': Father Of Nirbhaya Case Convict Says 'Courts Were Biased'

'My Fight Begins Now': Father Of Nirbhaya Case Convict Says 'Courts Were Biased'

'Now when my son is dead, I believe courts will give a fair hearing to me,' said father of one of the convicts.


20 March 2020
Nirbhaya Case: All Four Convicts To Be Hanged As Delhi HC Declines Late-Night Plea To Stay Execution

Nirbhaya Case: All Four Convicts To Be Hanged As Delhi HC Declines Late-Night Plea To Stay Execution

While dismissing the plea, the bench said pending petitions of the convicts in various fora is untenable in law as a ground to stay the execution.


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19 March 2020
Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court Reserves Order On Staying Hanging Of Convicts

Nirbhaya Case: Delhi Court Reserves Order On Staying Hanging Of Convicts

The four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case have no legal remedy available which can delay their hanging.


19 March 2020
Nirbhaya Case: Can Self-inflicted Physical Injury By A Convict Postpone Hanging Of All Four?

Nirbhaya Case: Can Self-inflicted Physical Injury By A Convict Postpone Hanging Of All Four?

The Delhi jail manual says if a death row convict develops an acute or serious (not chronic) physical illness, hanging will be postponed. The jail...


14 March 2020
Doctor Hangman

Doctor Hangman

Jail medical official’s role comes under scrutiny


05 March 2020
Nirbhaya Case: Court Fixes March 20 As Fresh Date For Executing 4 Convicts

Nirbhaya Case: Court Fixes March 20 As Fresh Date For Executing 4 Convicts

The new date of execution was fixed after the court was told by the Delhi government that the convicts have exhausted all their legal remedies.


05 March 2020
Nirbhaya Rape And Murder Case: 'Still Have A Lot To Raise, Will Defend Convicts For As Long As I Can'

Nirbhaya Rape And Murder Case: 'Still Have A Lot To Raise, Will Defend Convicts For As Long As I Can'

A.P. Singh, a lawyer for death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya case, is in the eye of a storm for using the law and delaying their hanging


02 March 2020
Nirbhaya Case: Why The Four Death-Row Convicts Won't Be Hanged Tomorrow Morning?

Nirbhaya Case: Why The Four Death-Row Convicts Won't Be Hanged Tomorrow Morning?

With one of the death row convicts using his last legal remedy, the hanging scheduled on March 3 is expected to be postponed, again.


02 March 2020
To Hang Or Not To Hang: Death Penalty Often Depends On Judges’ Perception Of Crime

To Hang Or Not To Hang: Death Penalty Often Depends On Judges’ Perception Of Crime

Judges assess the severity of a crime in their own way, often leading to different degrees of punishment for crimes of similar nature.


18 February 2020
Nirbhaya Case: Why All Four Convicts May Not Be Hanged On March 3

Nirbhaya Case: Why All Four Convicts May Not Be Hanged On March 3

Legal experts say the convicts cannot be executed until the Supreme Court concludes the hearing on the question of separate hanging.


14 February 2020
'He Is Mentally Stable': SC Rejects Nirbhaya Case Convict's Plea Against Mercy Petition

'He Is Mentally Stable': SC Rejects Nirbhaya Case Convict's Plea Against Mercy Petition

The court rejected contention of Vinay Sharma that he is mentally ill saying his medical report suggests he is stable.


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