Death Penalty
India  /  Published 18.01.20

Jaising should be ashamed: Nirbhaya's father

Nirbhaya's father on Saturday said senior lawyer Indira Jaising should be 'ashamed' of suggesting pardon for the four death row convicts in his daughter's gangrape case and said his family isn't as 'l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Beyond the death penalty

The book, Demons & Demigods, is Aparna Jha’s account of her experience of representing four death row prisoners before the Indian Supreme Court. These convicts enticed their victims with the pr...
By Shreya Rastogi in

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

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

India  /  Published 11.01.20

Do away with death penalty for rapes: Panel

It seems all set. The death warrants have been issued, and the hangman from Meerut and ropes from Bihar are being brought to hang the rape convicts in the Delhi gang-rape case of 2012. All preparation...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.19

The death penalty delayed

As long as capital punishment exists, the administrative system should not appear either to hesitate or to lose interest once the prisoners have been placed on death row. Neither humanity nor the righ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.19

The death penalty is never the answer

After a moratorium of 43 years, the gallows were getting ready in Sri Lanka. Two executioners with ‘excellent moral character’ and ‘mental strength’ were appointed. A list of four convicts —...
By Sonia Sarkar 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 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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