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Death Penalty
India  /  Published 28.01.20

2012 gang rape: SC reserves plea verdict

The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.A...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

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

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Delhi rape: SC dismisses Pawan Gupta's curative plea

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the curative petition filed by Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case.A five-judge bench headed by Justice N. ...
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

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

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

Sri Lanka at crossroads on death penalty

Not the first but the fourth prime minister of Ceylon and occupying that office for just over three years, Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike remains modern Sri Lanka’s most iconic politician. ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in


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