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Iraq hangs 12 convicted of terror charges

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:35

An Iraqi official said today that his country has hanged 12 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related charges.

Larger bench of SC hears pleas of death row convicts

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:59

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced hearing on a batch of petitions filed by condemned prisoners seeking commutation of their death sentence into life imprisonment on account of delay in carrying out the execution following dismissal of their mercy petitions by the President.

Send convicts` parole pleas to DGP Prisons, says Bombay High Court

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:46

All pending applications of convicts seeking release on parole must be referred to the Director General of Police (Prisons) for a decision, the Bombay High Court directed.

Dec 16 gang-rape: Two death row convicts get new counsel

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:19

An advocate informed the Delhi High Court he will represent two death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape, but the court rejected his plea for recusal of one of the judges from the case.

White kurta pyjamas for gang rape convicts

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 20:54

The four convicts in the Delhi gang rape on Friday returned from court to jail and donned white kurta pyjamas, indicating they were no more undertrials.

Iraq executes 17 convicts for terrorism

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:25

Iraqi government has executed 17 convicted prisoners, including an Egyptian and two Iraqi women, over terror charges and criminal acts, an official announcement said Monday.

Send convicts to their states in cases transferred to Maharashtra: HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 14:40

The Bombay High Court has ruled that the accused should be sent to jails in their respective states after they are convicted.

UAE, Pakistan sign agreement on transferring convi

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 09:45

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan have signed an agreement on transferring convicted individuals between them.

Four more TADA convicts surrender in 1993 blasts case

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 20:07

Besides actor Sanjay Dutt, four other convicts in the 1993 bomb blast case on Thursday surrendered before a designated TADA court which took them into custody to serve their remaining sentence.

Katju`s appeal to Prez for respite for Mumbai blast convicts

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 23:30

Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has made a plea to the President seeking respite for convicted actor Sanjay Dutt and four others.

Constitution Amendment Bill on clemency tabled

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:36

A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

Execution of death row convicts: PIL filed in Madras

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 23:07

A PIL has been filed before the Madras High Court seeking to prohibit the Centre from executing any convict on death row before disclosing to the general public.