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Death Penalty
Opinion  /  Published 26.05.20

Think twice: About death penalty

India is among only 56 countries in the world that still retain — and apply — the death penalty. So far the array of abolitionist arguments has not succeeded, but in 1980 the Supreme Court laid do...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

Great loss

Sir — The demise of the legendary footballer and coach, Pradip Kumar Banerjee, has left a void in Indian football. Debuting for the Indian national team in 1955, Banerjee scored 65 goals in just 84 ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

The hanging of 4 rapists

Before the execution last Friday of the men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case, Tihar jail had not seen the hanging of four men together. From that point of view, the culmination of the cruelt...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

Killing in the name of law

We live in a country where people are unbearably reluctant to listen to voices that articulate uncomfortable truths. For many, the cause of rape lies not in problematic mindsets, but in the systemic f...
By in

India  /  Published 20.03.20

Justice has finally been done: Delhi rape victim's mother

Justice has finally been done and women will definitely feel safer now, the mother of 2012 Delhi gang gape victim Asha Devi said after four men convicted the crime were hanged at Tihar Jail on Friday....
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.03.20

SC dismisses convict Mukesh's plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain the plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, challenging a Delhi High Court order, which...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.20

Delhi gangrape convicts to be hanged on March 20

A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh death warrants for execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case for March 20 at 5.30am.Additional sessions judge Dharmendra Rana fix...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Delhi gangrape: Govt moves court seeking fresh execution date

The Delhi government moved a court on Wednesday seeking fresh date for the execution of four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case.Additional sessions judge Dharmendra Rana directed the...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Delhi gangrape: President rejects convict's mercy plea

President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy petition of Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four men facing the gallows in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, officials said on Wednesday.The mercy...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Delhi gangrape: Court defers execution till further orders

A Delhi court on Monday deferred till further orders the hanging of four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case.The hanging of the four convicts was scheduled for Tuesday at 6a...
By PTI in New Delhi


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