Death Sentence
India  /  Published 02.11.21

Death to four for Modi rally blast in Patna

A special court on Monday awarded death sentences to four convicts for the 2013 serial blasts at the venue of then Gujarat chief minister and NDA prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s &ldq...
By Dev Raj in Patna

World  /  Published 19.10.20

US: woman faces execution

A date has been set for the execution of a Kansas woman who was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and cutting the baby from her abdomen in what would be the first federal execution of a woman in n...
By Marie Fazio in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Death sentence for twin murders in hills

A court here on Wednesday handed death sentence to a 43-year-old man for murdering his relative and her minor daughter with the judge observing that the brutality of the crime “shook the judicia...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 02.12.19

MPs express anger over rape cases in India

The issue of rape cases in India on Monday rocked the winter session of Parliament as MPs expressed outrage, demanding death penalty and other stringent measures for those convicted.The discussions in...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.02.20

Delhi gangrape: convict's plea on mercy petition dismissed

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea of Vinay Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the P...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.01.20

Nirbhaya: convicts can't be hanged on Jan 22, Delhi govt to HC

The Delhi government on Wednesday told the high court that execution of the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will not take place on January 22 as a mercy plea has been filed...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.01.20

January 22 death warrants

Four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7am in Tihar jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday. Additional sessions judge Satish Kumar Arora issued the deat...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.20

2012 Delhi gang rape: Another convict files curative petition with SC

One of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday with a curative petition.Advocate A.P. Singh, representing convict Akshay Kumar, s...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

And then there were none?

The four convicted of Nirbhaya’s rape and brutalisation in 2012 are now dead. But for long will live Nirbhaya’s story. In the last seven years, it has come to connote different things for differen...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Death sentence for rape and poisoning

The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed by a 2:1 majority the death sentence handed to two persons for gang-raping a 10-year-old girl and then poisoning and drowning her and her seven-year-old brother...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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