Death Penalty
Opinion  /  Published 23.09.22

SC humane approach on death penalties

When the law takes the extreme step, it must do so with the greatest care. Capital punishment, therefore, demands that a finely balanced process precedes it. The Supreme Court has reportedly been exam...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 21.09.22

Bangla: Death for militants

Bangladesh High Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentences handed down to four Islamist militants by a trial court for killing a Japanese national in 2015. Additional Attorney General SK Md Morshe...
By Anisur Rahman in Dhaka

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.22

A kinder model

We inhabit a world that is being smothered by a whirligig of events that would appear unfathomable to most discerning minds. Shootings continue unabated, the media have turned away from a war where in...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.22

Costly silence: India & Myanmar's junta

The Myanmar military regime’s execution of four pro-democracy leaders has sparked outrage from the United Nations, multiple countries, as well as regional blocs like the Association of Southeast...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 27.11.21

Singapore: Indians' death sentences upheld

By Gurdip Singh in Singapore


India  /  Published 26.11.21

Death commuted in rape case

Bombay High Court on Thursday commuted to life sentence the death penalty awarded to three convicts in the gang rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist inside the defunct Shakti Mills compound in centra...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Victims' age insufficient for death penalty: SC

Low age of victims in rape-and-murder cases has not been considered as the "only or sufficient factor by this court" for imposing the death penalty, the Supreme Court has said referring to i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.21

Death penalty in Batla case

A Delhi court on Monday awarded death penalty to Ariz Khan for the murder of decorated Delhi police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma in connection with the sensational 2008 Batla House encounter case, say...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 14.01.21

US executes first woman since 1953

The US government executed convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court cleared the last hurdle by overturning a stay. Montgomery was...
By Reuters in Washington

North East  /  Published 21.10.20

Death penalty for lynching doctor

A Jorhat court on Tuesday handed death penalty to an accused and life terms to 24 others convicted in the Dr Deben Dutta lynching case of 2019. Delivering his verdict in the “brutal and barbari...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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