Life Sentence
India  /  Published 20.12.18

Sajjan Kumar seeks time till Jan 31 to surrender

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on Thursday approached Delhi High Court, asking for time until January 31 to surrender in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which he was recently sente...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.08.19

10 get double life term for honour killing in Kerala

A Kerala court on Tuesday sentenced ten men to double life terms in the state’s first recorded case of honour killing that left a Dalit Christian man dead last year.Kottayam principal sessions judge...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Kathua rape verdict offers institutional relief for Jammu and Kashmir

Residents of Kashmir Valley on Monday welcomed the special court’s verdict on last year’s rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua, relieved that misgivings about justice for the little noma...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.19

Parole benefits prisoners and society

It is troubling to come across demands for awarding life sentences without parole to individuals alleged to have perpetrated heinous offences. More so because these demands are coming from people who ...
By Smita Chakraburtty in

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Unnao rape: Sengar gets life sentence

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar will remain in jail for his entire life for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, a Delhi court said on Friday while sentencing him for life.District judge Dharmesh Sh...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.18

'84 riots: Sajjan Kumar to move SC against life term

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar intends to move an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court verdict on Monday sentencing him to spend the remainder of his life in jail in a 1984 anti-Sikh...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Life sentences for Kathua rape trio

A special court on Monday jailed three men for the remainder of their lives for the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir last year in a case that had sparked coun...
By PTI and Reuters in Pathankot

India  /  Published 17.12.18

Jail unto death for Sajjan Kumar

Former Congress MP Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to jail for the “remainder of this natural life” in the first conviction of an influential politician for the anti-Sikh pogrom that followed the ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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